Seoul Metropolitan Government — Government offers prizes for spotting street sign errors

September 2016 saw Seoul City launch an initiative asking people to help correct poorly translated street signs. Signs in English, Chinese and Japanese in public places such as subway stations, bus stops and tourist information sites are the main target. Prizes are on offer to those who successfully spot mistakes, which can be submitted via email, including a picture of the sign and location details. Top spotters receive an “award of excellence” and a KRW 200,000 (around USD 180) voucher.

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