Sharing City Seoul News Digest (Sep 16, 2016 – Sep 30, 2016)

Nowon-gu introduces local currency, “NO-WON”
Nowon-gu, a residential district of Seoul, introduces a local currency to help its residents share their goods, knowledge, and skills with others.

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Dobong-gu offered “Sharing stories with students” program
Dobong-gu of
Seoul offered a program where representatives from sharing companies and students shared stories of sharing practices in order to promote sharing culture in schools.

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Suwon City partners with Green Car to offer a public car-sharing program
The program offers a 24-hour free voucher for individuals and organizations participating in community service; a 10,000 won monthly voucher for households with income below 60 percent of the median income; and a 2-hour free monthly voucher for persons with disabilities and their family members.

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Mapo-gu held “2016 Mapo Sharing Fair”
Mapo Sharing Fair was held at the Mapo-gu Office square on Wednesday, September 28th in an effort to introduce many local sharing practices and projects and to boost interest and participation in sharing economy among residents.

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“Technology, city innovation and sharing economy” discussed at Smart Cloud Show 2016
At Smart Cloud Show 2016 held on Thursday, September 22nd, there was a session on technology, urban innovation, and sharing economy attended by various speakers including: Jong-soo Yoon, partner at Lee & Ko; Rosina Howe Teo, Chief Innovation Officer at Singapore’s Land Transport Authority; Jaeyong Lee, CEO of SOCAR; Donghyun Kim, CEO of ModuCompany; Sangho Choo, Associate Professor of Urban Design and Planning at Hongik University

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Yongsan-gu scales up its sharing program
Yongsan-gu, a residential district of Seoul, has partnered with local real estate agencies to run a free rental program that gives residents access to tool sets, photocopiers, faxes, etc. It also has actively promoted its sharing program, including producing a map with 64 local shared spaces open to the public.

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