SEOUL RUNS 'CAR-FREE WEEK' THROUGH SUNDAY

Now, it's time for our "Life & Info" segment, where we take a look at useful information for your daily life.
We start with a new program that many people hope will be a great success.
Seoul is running a 'car-free week' through this Sunday.
The South Korean capital hopes to reduce air pollution from cars, cut greenhouse gas emissions and encourage more people to use public transportation.
Designating Sunday as 'Seoul Car-Free Day',... the city will block off Sejong-daero street from Gwanghwamun to Seoul Plaza and hold an eco-friendly event there.
Starting in the late 90s in Europe,... now some two-thousand cities in 47 countries hold their own car-free days.



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Sunday: Sunday is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For some Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.
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South Korean: South Korea , also called the Republic of Korea , is a sovereign state located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name "Korea" is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages. Its neighbors are China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. South
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