S Koreans urged to adopt communal housing

Seoul's mayor pushes concept of "sharing economy" to ease financial pressures of modern life.

    It's one of the most status-conscious societies in the world, but in the South Korean capital, Seoul, people are now being encouraged to move into communal housing.

    The government initiative is aimed at helping ease the financial pressures of modern life.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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