Sewol Salvage Review

입력 2015.01.09 (14:17) 수정 2015.01.09 (14:49)

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[Anchor Lead]

The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has begun a review on the possible salvage of the sunken Sewol ferry. A thorough survey is scheduled using high-tech equipment. Results of the inspection are expected to come out around late March.

[Pkg]

A 357-ton maritime research vessel named the "Ieodo" which belongs to the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology departs from Jangmok Port. It will arrive in waters where the Sewol ferry sank near Jindo Island Friday afternoon. Its mission is to probe underwater topography covering a two kilometer area for a week, to determine whether to pull Sewol ferry up from underwater.

[Soundbite] Lee Yong-kuk (Senior Researcher, KIOST) "The survey will focus on finding the accurate depth and topography of the sea bed, the constitution of sediments and so forth. Families of the victims who are also on board with the survey team have high hopes."

[Soundbite] Lee Nam-seok (Family of Sewol Ferry Victim) : "9 victims still remain in the water and the ferry is important evidence that can unravel the cause of the disaster. It should be pulled up in intact form to resolve these questions."

The Oceans and Fisheries Ministry will also mobilize a barge, the "Hyundai Boryeong," from January 23rd. The mission will continue in three phases until the end of February in which ocean velocity will be measured and an environmental survey conducted. Survey results that will determine whether to salvage the ferry from under the sea are expected to come out around late March.

2. FMD Containment

[Anchor Lead]

Foot-and-mouth disease continues to spread in hog farms despite the efforts of the government and farmers to contain the virus. The ruling Saenuri Party and the government have convened an emergency meeting to discuss measures.

[Pkg]

Three of some 3,600 pigs raised on this farm in Sejong have tested positive for foot-and-mouth disease. The Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ordered the culling of 220 pigs and imposed movement restrictions on hog farms located within a three-kilometer radius from the affected farm. Suspicious symptoms have been also found at four pig farms in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, where cattle were recently hit by foot-and-mouth disease. But despite the government's efforts to contain the virus, it has spread across the nation. So far, it has hit 37 farms, resulting in the culling of 28,000 pigs and one cow. The ruling Saenuri Party and the government convened an emergency meeting and decided to raise the foot-and-mouth disease vaccination rate to nearly 100 percent.

[Soundbite] Rep. Ahn Hyo-dae (Ruling Party Secretary) : "If 100% of the livestock are vaccinated, foot-and-mouth disease will be prevented. But right now only about 70% have been vaccinated."

The authorities have also agreed to significantly raise the nearly 460 U.S. dollar fine levied on farms that refuse to vaccinate their animals under the belief that they undermine the quality of meat. The authorities will also establish an early-alert system and conduct blood serum tests on a regular basis to ensure that cases of foot-and-mouth disease are reported swiftly.

3. Nurse Lay-offs

[Anchor Lead]

Some 700 visiting nurses who care for patients such as senior citizens living alone have been fired without being transitioned into full-time positions. Here’s more.

[Pkg]

80-year-old Kim Hak-ja who lives alone suddenly lights up. A visiting nurse has come to her home. Kim cannot freely move about since her hip joint surgery.

[Soundbite] Yoo Wu-in (Visiting Nurse) : "Tears continue to fall. This side has gotten worse."

Yoo has been the caretaker of some 600 seniors living alone over the past 8 years. To Kim, Yoo is like her own daughter.

[Soundbite] Kim Hak-ja (Dongnae District, Busan) : "She's so kind and friendly. She checks my blood pressure and points out all the places where I hurt."

But Yoo will not be able to visit Kim anymore. Two weeks ago, the local district office gave a unilateral notice to visiting nurses of terminating their contract.

[Soundbite] Yoo Wu-in (Visiting Nurse) : "I keep thinking of every single elder I've been tending to. I'm grieved and worried about them"

Nurses visiting individual homes of the socially vulnerable number some 25-hundred nationwide, and 700 or 30 percent of them have been laid off. The government decided to transition visiting nurses with over 2 years of work experience into indefinite contract employees. But local governments rather laid them off over budget concerns. The government says it cannot interfere in provincial matters. With the mass layoff of visiting nurses, the right to health of the socially vulnerable class has come under serious threat.

4. Innovative Materials

[Anchor Lead]

The government is determined to promote exports of innovative products and materials. The decision is part of efforts to unearth and nurture niche markets in state-of-the-art technological fields.

[Pkg]

Polyketone is an innovative plastic material. Looking like rice, this material has been lauded as the most groundbreaking discovery since the invention of nylon because it's highly resistant to shocks, heat and chemicals. Polyketone manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe have even received pre-orders for the material and plan to gradually increase its production as its popularity continues to soar.

[Soundbite] Wo Sang-sun (President, Hyosung R&DB Labs) : "This market has enormous growth potential because 400,000-500,000 tons of material account for less than 10% of the global market, whose value reaches USD 73 billion."

Multi-screen systems that cover the walls surrounding the main screen in the movie theaters enable 3D images without the use of 3D goggles. This technology is expected to bring in around 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in profits to the global market. Fuel cells, which supply electricity and heating using natural gas, have also been picked as a next-generation growth engine.

[Soundbite] Lee Sang-hak (Deputy Head, Creative Economy Initiative) : "We will create conditions for a virtuous cycle of job creation and corporate investment."

The government will also support the development of safety products such as an alert that awakes drowsy drivers.

5. Container Demand

[Anchor Lead]

The demand for large container ships remains steady despite the sluggish shipbuilding market. The world's largest container vessel, the size of four soccer fields and built with Korean technology, has set sail for the first time.

[Pkg]

With a loud whistle, the world's largest container ship shows off its regal form. 395-meters long and 59-meters wide, the ship is as large as four soccer fields put together. It can carry a thousand more containers than existing container ships for a total load capacity of 19,000 containers. If all of the containers were to line up, it would equal the distance between the cities of Geoje and Ulsan, which is over 120-kilometers. The ship is also environment-friendly, equipped with a system to refine and recycle waste oil after fueling the ship.

[Soundbite] Cho Jae-cheon (Technical Management Team, DSME) : "The ship has great merits of energy efficiency and lower pollution emissions."

Based on Korea's advanced shipbuilding technology, five more container ships of this size will be built.

[Soundbite] Ko Young-Yeol (VP of Project Supervision, DSME) : "We believe Korean shipyards can continue leading in the global market with their advanced technologies, and by building eco-friendly and highly efficient vessels."

Despite the overall sluggish growth in the shipbuilding sector, the market for ultra large container ships that commands a steady demand is expected to be dominated by Korean builders for the time being.

6. Smart Shoes

[Anchor Lead]

Most of the wearable electronic gadgets developed so far are intended to be worn as a wristwatch or glasses. But the latest technology allows users to wear their gadgets as shoe insoles. Here's more from the Consumer Electronics Show currently underway in Las Vegas, USA.

[Pkg]

When a smartphone user walks, the distance and pace are displayed on the screen. The data is transmitted in real time by pressure sensors installed inside the user's shoe insoles.

[Soundbite] Lee Jin-wook (CEO, 3L Labs) : "This device can be used in game machines and in sports to check if an athlete is walking or running correctly."

This product received an award at the Consumer Electronics Show for its originality as it's the first smart gadget to be developed in the form of a shoe insole. This attire, looking like a spider and made using a 3D printer, spreads its legs automatically to protect the user when an undesired object approaches. Equipped with motion-detecting sensors and state-of-the-art robotic technologies, the product can be developed further to be used not only for self-defense, but also for military use as well.

[Soundbite] Todd Harple (Experience Strategist, Intel) : "This exhibition puts on display the latest products developed by Korean home appliance makers, such as washing machines that combine large and compact drums and those with pre-wash stain removing functions."

7. Diabetic Retinopathy

[Anchor Lead]

Diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes, is the number one cause of blindness in Korea. As more cases of diabetes are diagnosed among younger people, the number of diabetic retinopathy patients in their 30s and 40s is increasing as well.

[Pkg]

This man in his 40s is getting his retinas checked. Having had diabetes for seven years, he developed diabetic retinopathy a year ago as a complication of his illness.

[Soundbite] Kim Jin-kwan (Diabetes Patient) : "My vision got blurry from work. I thought I was getting far-sighted with old age."

High blood sugar levels may cause blockages in retinal blood vessels, which could result in blindness. This condition is called diabetic retinopathy, one of diabetes' complications. It was found that 9.3% or almost one in ten diabetic patients in their 30s and 40s already suffer from this eye disease. This diabetic complication is more fatal among younger patients because they are apt to be unaware of the condition, which can develop without symptoms. Also, young patients, usually under severe stress, have a hard time controlling their blood sugar levels.

[Soundbite] Prof. Choi Moon-jung (Kim’s Eye Hospital, Konyang Univ.) : "Patients can suffer from many complications caused by retinal damages. They could lose their vision from retinal swelling or bleeding."

Keeping the blood sugar level under control is crucial to preventing diabetic retinopathy. If a patient can control their blood sugar, the benefits can be seen in about two years. The risk of developing diabetic retinopathy increases the longer one has had had diabetes. Therefore, young diabetic patients are advised to get periodical checkups with their eye specialists.

8. Entertainment News

[Anchor Lead]

The animated film "Penguins of Madagascar," the latest chapter in the wildly popular "Madagascar" series, features a song by Korean girl group Wonder Girls. This and more coming up in today's show biz news.

[Pkg]

Korean girl group Wonder Girls' song was featured in the animation film "Penguins of Madagascar," about an exciting adventure of four mischievous penguins. In the scene where the penguins dressed up as mermaids to perform in a show, they dance to the tune of Wonder Girls' hit, "Nobody," playing in the background. Released last week, "Penguins of Madagascar" is the latest sequel of the "Madagascar" series created by Dreamworks, famous for the "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda" enterprises. Opened eight days ago in Korea, the animation film has already attracted one million Korean moviegoers. Popular girl group Jewelry has announced that it is officially disbanding after 14 years. Having debuted in 2001, Jewelry came to be loved by many with such hits as "One More Time" and "I Really Like You." The group's management agency said the breakup was inevitable, as the members' contracts have expired. KBS 2TV has launched a new variety program titled "Invisible Man." Hosted by Kang Ho-dong, the show features celebrities playing games with ordinary office workers. In the first episode actress Ha Ji-won appeared as a guest to attract viewer interest.

9. New Gold Uses

[Anchor Lead]

Pure gold is a symbol of wealth. But the metal is now being used for a wider variety of purposes in our everyday lives. Let's take a look.

[Pkg]

This is a restaurant in downtown Seoul. It looks ordinary. But it serves a special dish.

[Soundbite] "I will have the royal burger."

[Soundbite] "The royal burger, please."

The name of the burger itself suggests something unusual and special. Toasted buns and a beef patty: so far it looks the same as other burgers. But the chef takes out a secret, special ingredient to add a final touch. It is edible gold powder, the key ingredient in the so-called 'royal burger.' It is sprinkled on the top of the burger, along with black garlic, which is known to be good for health.

[Soundbite] Kim In-seong (Chef, Handmade Burger Restaurant) : "I wanted to make a healthy hamburger and I heard that gold powder helps purify the body. So I came up with an idea to put gold powder on the burger."

A burger with gold powder is rare indeed. The special burger is now served to customers.

[Soundbite] "It's real gold. What does it taste like? Gold."

Gold power has no distinctive taste in itself. However, a pinch of gold powder apparently makes diners feel that they are being treated as special guests.

[Soundbite] Kim Seong-ri (Customer) : "I think it tastes better. It makes me feel like royalty, even for a moment."

This is an Oriental medicine clinic in Seoul. Most of the patients are women. The clinic is known for its special treatment making people look younger. First, patients receive meticulous checkups on their health condition and bodily type. Then they are guided into the treatment room. The doctor prepares something unusual for the treatment. It is medical thread coated with pure gold.

[Soundbite] Jeong Mi-rim (Oriental Medicine Doctor) : "The gold thread treatment improves the elasticity and complexion of the face. It also has a whitening effect."

The treatment is said to boost metabolism and help the regeneration of the skin. The gold thread on a needle is applied to the skin in the same way as acupuncture.

[Soundbite] Kim Ja-yeon (Customer) : "I feel great with the injection of gold. It was luxurious for my face."

Breaking away from its fixed image as a symbol of wealth, gold is now being used for everyday purposes.

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  • Sewol Salvage Review
    • 입력 2015-01-09 09:18:40
    • 수정2015-01-09 14:49:31
    News Today
[Anchor Lead]

The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has begun a review on the possible salvage of the sunken Sewol ferry. A thorough survey is scheduled using high-tech equipment. Results of the inspection are expected to come out around late March.

[Pkg]

A 357-ton maritime research vessel named the "Ieodo" which belongs to the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology departs from Jangmok Port. It will arrive in waters where the Sewol ferry sank near Jindo Island Friday afternoon. Its mission is to probe underwater topography covering a two kilometer area for a week, to determine whether to pull Sewol ferry up from underwater.

[Soundbite] Lee Yong-kuk (Senior Researcher, KIOST) "The survey will focus on finding the accurate depth and topography of the sea bed, the constitution of sediments and so forth. Families of the victims who are also on board with the survey team have high hopes."

[Soundbite] Lee Nam-seok (Family of Sewol Ferry Victim) : "9 victims still remain in the water and the ferry is important evidence that can unravel the cause of the disaster. It should be pulled up in intact form to resolve these questions."

The Oceans and Fisheries Ministry will also mobilize a barge, the "Hyundai Boryeong," from January 23rd. The mission will continue in three phases until the end of February in which ocean velocity will be measured and an environmental survey conducted. Survey results that will determine whether to salvage the ferry from under the sea are expected to come out around late March.

2. FMD Containment

[Anchor Lead]

Foot-and-mouth disease continues to spread in hog farms despite the efforts of the government and farmers to contain the virus. The ruling Saenuri Party and the government have convened an emergency meeting to discuss measures.

[Pkg]

Three of some 3,600 pigs raised on this farm in Sejong have tested positive for foot-and-mouth disease. The Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ordered the culling of 220 pigs and imposed movement restrictions on hog farms located within a three-kilometer radius from the affected farm. Suspicious symptoms have been also found at four pig farms in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, where cattle were recently hit by foot-and-mouth disease. But despite the government's efforts to contain the virus, it has spread across the nation. So far, it has hit 37 farms, resulting in the culling of 28,000 pigs and one cow. The ruling Saenuri Party and the government convened an emergency meeting and decided to raise the foot-and-mouth disease vaccination rate to nearly 100 percent.

[Soundbite] Rep. Ahn Hyo-dae (Ruling Party Secretary) : "If 100% of the livestock are vaccinated, foot-and-mouth disease will be prevented. But right now only about 70% have been vaccinated."

The authorities have also agreed to significantly raise the nearly 460 U.S. dollar fine levied on farms that refuse to vaccinate their animals under the belief that they undermine the quality of meat. The authorities will also establish an early-alert system and conduct blood serum tests on a regular basis to ensure that cases of foot-and-mouth disease are reported swiftly.

3. Nurse Lay-offs

[Anchor Lead]

Some 700 visiting nurses who care for patients such as senior citizens living alone have been fired without being transitioned into full-time positions. Here’s more.

[Pkg]

80-year-old Kim Hak-ja who lives alone suddenly lights up. A visiting nurse has come to her home. Kim cannot freely move about since her hip joint surgery.

[Soundbite] Yoo Wu-in (Visiting Nurse) : "Tears continue to fall. This side has gotten worse."

Yoo has been the caretaker of some 600 seniors living alone over the past 8 years. To Kim, Yoo is like her own daughter.

[Soundbite] Kim Hak-ja (Dongnae District, Busan) : "She's so kind and friendly. She checks my blood pressure and points out all the places where I hurt."

But Yoo will not be able to visit Kim anymore. Two weeks ago, the local district office gave a unilateral notice to visiting nurses of terminating their contract.

[Soundbite] Yoo Wu-in (Visiting Nurse) : "I keep thinking of every single elder I've been tending to. I'm grieved and worried about them"

Nurses visiting individual homes of the socially vulnerable number some 25-hundred nationwide, and 700 or 30 percent of them have been laid off. The government decided to transition visiting nurses with over 2 years of work experience into indefinite contract employees. But local governments rather laid them off over budget concerns. The government says it cannot interfere in provincial matters. With the mass layoff of visiting nurses, the right to health of the socially vulnerable class has come under serious threat.

4. Innovative Materials

[Anchor Lead]

The government is determined to promote exports of innovative products and materials. The decision is part of efforts to unearth and nurture niche markets in state-of-the-art technological fields.

[Pkg]

Polyketone is an innovative plastic material. Looking like rice, this material has been lauded as the most groundbreaking discovery since the invention of nylon because it's highly resistant to shocks, heat and chemicals. Polyketone manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe have even received pre-orders for the material and plan to gradually increase its production as its popularity continues to soar.

[Soundbite] Wo Sang-sun (President, Hyosung R&DB Labs) : "This market has enormous growth potential because 400,000-500,000 tons of material account for less than 10% of the global market, whose value reaches USD 73 billion."

Multi-screen systems that cover the walls surrounding the main screen in the movie theaters enable 3D images without the use of 3D goggles. This technology is expected to bring in around 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in profits to the global market. Fuel cells, which supply electricity and heating using natural gas, have also been picked as a next-generation growth engine.

[Soundbite] Lee Sang-hak (Deputy Head, Creative Economy Initiative) : "We will create conditions for a virtuous cycle of job creation and corporate investment."

The government will also support the development of safety products such as an alert that awakes drowsy drivers.

5. Container Demand

[Anchor Lead]

The demand for large container ships remains steady despite the sluggish shipbuilding market. The world's largest container vessel, the size of four soccer fields and built with Korean technology, has set sail for the first time.

[Pkg]

With a loud whistle, the world's largest container ship shows off its regal form. 395-meters long and 59-meters wide, the ship is as large as four soccer fields put together. It can carry a thousand more containers than existing container ships for a total load capacity of 19,000 containers. If all of the containers were to line up, it would equal the distance between the cities of Geoje and Ulsan, which is over 120-kilometers. The ship is also environment-friendly, equipped with a system to refine and recycle waste oil after fueling the ship.

[Soundbite] Cho Jae-cheon (Technical Management Team, DSME) : "The ship has great merits of energy efficiency and lower pollution emissions."

Based on Korea's advanced shipbuilding technology, five more container ships of this size will be built.

[Soundbite] Ko Young-Yeol (VP of Project Supervision, DSME) : "We believe Korean shipyards can continue leading in the global market with their advanced technologies, and by building eco-friendly and highly efficient vessels."

Despite the overall sluggish growth in the shipbuilding sector, the market for ultra large container ships that commands a steady demand is expected to be dominated by Korean builders for the time being.

6. Smart Shoes

[Anchor Lead]

Most of the wearable electronic gadgets developed so far are intended to be worn as a wristwatch or glasses. But the latest technology allows users to wear their gadgets as shoe insoles. Here's more from the Consumer Electronics Show currently underway in Las Vegas, USA.

[Pkg]

When a smartphone user walks, the distance and pace are displayed on the screen. The data is transmitted in real time by pressure sensors installed inside the user's shoe insoles.

[Soundbite] Lee Jin-wook (CEO, 3L Labs) : "This device can be used in game machines and in sports to check if an athlete is walking or running correctly."

This product received an award at the Consumer Electronics Show for its originality as it's the first smart gadget to be developed in the form of a shoe insole. This attire, looking like a spider and made using a 3D printer, spreads its legs automatically to protect the user when an undesired object approaches. Equipped with motion-detecting sensors and state-of-the-art robotic technologies, the product can be developed further to be used not only for self-defense, but also for military use as well.

[Soundbite] Todd Harple (Experience Strategist, Intel) : "This exhibition puts on display the latest products developed by Korean home appliance makers, such as washing machines that combine large and compact drums and those with pre-wash stain removing functions."

7. Diabetic Retinopathy

[Anchor Lead]

Diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes, is the number one cause of blindness in Korea. As more cases of diabetes are diagnosed among younger people, the number of diabetic retinopathy patients in their 30s and 40s is increasing as well.

[Pkg]

This man in his 40s is getting his retinas checked. Having had diabetes for seven years, he developed diabetic retinopathy a year ago as a complication of his illness.

[Soundbite] Kim Jin-kwan (Diabetes Patient) : "My vision got blurry from work. I thought I was getting far-sighted with old age."

High blood sugar levels may cause blockages in retinal blood vessels, which could result in blindness. This condition is called diabetic retinopathy, one of diabetes' complications. It was found that 9.3% or almost one in ten diabetic patients in their 30s and 40s already suffer from this eye disease. This diabetic complication is more fatal among younger patients because they are apt to be unaware of the condition, which can develop without symptoms. Also, young patients, usually under severe stress, have a hard time controlling their blood sugar levels.

[Soundbite] Prof. Choi Moon-jung (Kim’s Eye Hospital, Konyang Univ.) : "Patients can suffer from many complications caused by retinal damages. They could lose their vision from retinal swelling or bleeding."

Keeping the blood sugar level under control is crucial to preventing diabetic retinopathy. If a patient can control their blood sugar, the benefits can be seen in about two years. The risk of developing diabetic retinopathy increases the longer one has had had diabetes. Therefore, young diabetic patients are advised to get periodical checkups with their eye specialists.

8. Entertainment News

[Anchor Lead]

The animated film "Penguins of Madagascar," the latest chapter in the wildly popular "Madagascar" series, features a song by Korean girl group Wonder Girls. This and more coming up in today's show biz news.

[Pkg]

Korean girl group Wonder Girls' song was featured in the animation film "Penguins of Madagascar," about an exciting adventure of four mischievous penguins. In the scene where the penguins dressed up as mermaids to perform in a show, they dance to the tune of Wonder Girls' hit, "Nobody," playing in the background. Released last week, "Penguins of Madagascar" is the latest sequel of the "Madagascar" series created by Dreamworks, famous for the "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda" enterprises. Opened eight days ago in Korea, the animation film has already attracted one million Korean moviegoers. Popular girl group Jewelry has announced that it is officially disbanding after 14 years. Having debuted in 2001, Jewelry came to be loved by many with such hits as "One More Time" and "I Really Like You." The group's management agency said the breakup was inevitable, as the members' contracts have expired. KBS 2TV has launched a new variety program titled "Invisible Man." Hosted by Kang Ho-dong, the show features celebrities playing games with ordinary office workers. In the first episode actress Ha Ji-won appeared as a guest to attract viewer interest.

9. New Gold Uses

[Anchor Lead]

Pure gold is a symbol of wealth. But the metal is now being used for a wider variety of purposes in our everyday lives. Let's take a look.

[Pkg]

This is a restaurant in downtown Seoul. It looks ordinary. But it serves a special dish.

[Soundbite] "I will have the royal burger."

[Soundbite] "The royal burger, please."

The name of the burger itself suggests something unusual and special. Toasted buns and a beef patty: so far it looks the same as other burgers. But the chef takes out a secret, special ingredient to add a final touch. It is edible gold powder, the key ingredient in the so-called 'royal burger.' It is sprinkled on the top of the burger, along with black garlic, which is known to be good for health.

[Soundbite] Kim In-seong (Chef, Handmade Burger Restaurant) : "I wanted to make a healthy hamburger and I heard that gold powder helps purify the body. So I came up with an idea to put gold powder on the burger."

A burger with gold powder is rare indeed. The special burger is now served to customers.

[Soundbite] "It's real gold. What does it taste like? Gold."

Gold power has no distinctive taste in itself. However, a pinch of gold powder apparently makes diners feel that they are being treated as special guests.

[Soundbite] Kim Seong-ri (Customer) : "I think it tastes better. It makes me feel like royalty, even for a moment."

This is an Oriental medicine clinic in Seoul. Most of the patients are women. The clinic is known for its special treatment making people look younger. First, patients receive meticulous checkups on their health condition and bodily type. Then they are guided into the treatment room. The doctor prepares something unusual for the treatment. It is medical thread coated with pure gold.

[Soundbite] Jeong Mi-rim (Oriental Medicine Doctor) : "The gold thread treatment improves the elasticity and complexion of the face. It also has a whitening effect."

The treatment is said to boost metabolism and help the regeneration of the skin. The gold thread on a needle is applied to the skin in the same way as acupuncture.

[Soundbite] Kim Ja-yeon (Customer) : "I feel great with the injection of gold. It was luxurious for my face."

Breaking away from its fixed image as a symbol of wealth, gold is now being used for everyday purposes.

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