We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
29 Jul 2013 13:21 GMT | Science & Technology, Environment, Humanitarian crises, Business & Economy, Asia Pacific
Electric cars are being rolled out in Seoul in a bid to combat air pollution.
The cheap and eco-friendly cars could also ease traffic jams in the congested city.
Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from the South Korean capital.
Source: Al Jazeera
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