Korean ATM’s expanding opening hours

When I first came to Korea I was suprised when ATM’s (Cash Machines) closed at 10 pm. I thought “What the F$#%#$?”

From the article below it appears the blame for this lack of service lies squarely with the Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute (KFTC).
Does anyone know if this is a government body? A inter-bank body? or something else? And why arn’t they letting ATM’s open 24 hours a day? Its not like they have to pay their computers overtime.

Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Kookmin Bank is spearheading a belated revolution in Korea’s automated teller machines, moving back opening of its ATMs by a full hour to 7:00 a.m. They will continue to shut at 10:00 p.m.

The move comes after the Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute (KFTC), which controls the cash machine network of all banks, decided to extend operating hours. Most ATMs around the world open 24 hours

Crime and Punishment lesson for Adults

Adult ESL teaching: Crime and Punishment.

One of my adult classes was studying a chapter about Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Seeing as I’ve purchased Crime and Punishment with every intention of eventually finishing it despite repeated attempts, I decided to bring it along as a prop. I also cooked up another interesting activity that I called “Crime and Punishiment” in honor of the book.

It works like this. On a paper introduce that you have been given the power to make new laws about anything you want. All you have to do is state the crime, the law, and the punishment below and anything you want can be made into a law. Try to have the students think up things that aren’t already illegal, but are more annoyances, and try to have the punishments fit the crimes.
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