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Korean Catholic Church Steps Up Anti-abortion Campaign

Korean Catholic Church Steps Up Anti-abortion Campaign

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Catholics ratcheted up their campaign against abortion over the weekend, as a public petition to decriminalize the practice gains momentum under the liberal government. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference decided during a meeting at the weekend to issue a statement opposing the repeal of the crime of abortion. A [...]

Evacuation Procedures for Pets Insufficient, Say Animal Owners

Evacuation Procedures for Pets Insufficient, Say Animal Owners

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The rare occurrence of an earthquake on the Korean peninsula has driven some to reexamine the evacuation procedures in place for pet animals and find them wanting. Under current policy, the government does not allow animals to enter disaster relief shelters. Instead, what it advises is for owners to [...]

S. Korean Gov’t Unveils Sci-fi Promotional Video for PyeongChang Olympics

S. Korean Gov’t Unveils Sci-fi Promotional Video for PyeongChang Olympics

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — What does artificial intelligence have to do with the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics? This very question might come to the minds of many people when they watch a new promotional video for the upcoming competition. In the 5-minute video titled “The Last A.I (Join in PyeongChang, Join in Peace),” [...]

Climbing the Ladder at Samsung Brings Wealth and Stress

Climbing the Ladder at Samsung Brings Wealth and Stress

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – After Samsung Electronics announced the recent promotion of 118 executives to upper management, there has been considerable interest in the various perks allotted to personnel manning these positions. According to figures provided by the financial industry, less than one percent of all Samsung employees are elevated to upper management, and [...]

Born Under a Bad Sign? 18-Year Olds Ask “Why Us?”

Born Under a Bad Sign? 18-Year Olds Ask “Why Us?”

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – With the unprecedented postponement of the country-wide college entrance exams declared yesterday, the nation’s 18-year olds have seen their fair share of unexpected disruptions to their academic lives, occurrences that have left some to wonder whether being born in 1999 was a stroke of bad fortune. This sentiment was [...]