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Fact Check: Are South Korean Ambulances Subject to Traffic Laws?

Fact Check: Are South Korean Ambulances Subject to Traffic Laws?

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The story of an ambulance driver facing prosecution after a car accident last week caused uproar in South Korea. The private ambulance carrying a two-month-old infant ran a red light, according to police, before colliding with an SUV while traveling from one hospital in North Chungcheong Province to another in [...]

South Korean Women Are Being Told When to Get Pregnant at Work

South Korean Women Are Being Told When to Get Pregnant at Work

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the government’s drive to boost declining birth rates, routine violations of women’s rights in the workplace continue to take place in South Korea. A series of reports showing employers interfering with female workers’ personal affairs – including pregnancy and marriage – has sent shockwaves across the country this [...]