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Seongnam at forefront of expanding welfare

On Seongnam Mayor Lee Jae-myeong’s Facebook page is a cover photo with a campaign slogan reading “South Korea cannot, but Seongnam can.” The slogan might sum up a series of challenges Seongnam, the second largest city in Gyeonggi Province, has taken on to improve its citizens’ living standards through welfare programs aimed at helping those on the edge of society. Seongnam, some 20 kilometers away from Seoul, has drawn attention among other cities and provinces nationwide in recent months as the mayor [...]

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