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Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

INCHEON, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has imported twice as many cats and dogs this year compared with two years ago as people spend more time at home amid the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, customs data showed Wednesday. According to the data by the regional customs office in Incheon, a main gateway for trade [...]

S. Korea to Ease Bird Culling Measures

S. Korea to Ease Bird Culling Measures

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s agricultural ministry said Thursday it will ease some preventive measures against avian influenza and instead provide more incentives to chicken farms. Under the plan, the ministry will spare birds from poultry farms that have strictly followed preventive measures in case of another outbreak of the highly contagious [...]