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Seoul subway to install pink seats reserved for pregnant women

In a bid to ensure adequate seating for pregnant passengers, Seoul subway is installing hot pink seats for expectant mothers.

Seoul subway.
Seoul subway. Image by d’n’c / CC BY-SA 2.0

Presently, stickers posted above certain seats indiciate they are reserved for pregnant and disabled passengers. The Seoul government hopes the brightly-coloured seats will make the designation more clearly visible. The scheme will start on lines two and five at the end of July. Read more: english.chosun.com