Where to go if you lose your smartphone in S. Korea

A worker putting away lost smartphones at the Mobile Phone Lost and Found Centre in Seoul on Thursday. Run by the Korea Association for ICT Promotion and the nation's three mobile networks, the facility keeps the devices for nine months, says the wor
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A worker putting away lost smartphones at the Mobile Phone Lost and Found Centre in Seoul on Thursday.

Run by the Korea Association for ICT Promotion and the nation's three mobile networks, the facility keeps the devices for nine months, says the worker.

Around 70 per cent of the phones are returned to their owners.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2016, with the headline 'Where to go if you lose your smartphone in S. Korea'. Print Edition | Subscribe