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Chinese Students Indicted for Taking Down ‘Free Hong Kong’ Banners at Yonsei University

Chinese Students Indicted for Taking Down ‘Free Hong Kong’ Banners at Yonsei University

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese students responsible for ripping off banners placed around the Yonsei University campus to promote democracy in Hong Kong have been indicted without detention. The Seoul Western District Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that eight Chinese students from Yonsei University have been charged with allegations of damaging public property. The [...]

Appellate Court Bans Gov’t from Disclosing Samsung’s Work Environment Report

Appellate Court Bans Gov’t from Disclosing Samsung’s Work Environment Report

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — An appellate court on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s ruling in favor of Samsung Electronics Co.’s bid to ban the government from disclosing sensitive work environment-related information. The Suwon High Court in Suwon, south of Seoul, said Samsung’s work environment measurement report, which lists toxic materials to which company [...]

New Law to Enhance Protection of Consumers from Humidifier Sanitizers

New Law to Enhance Protection of Consumers from Humidifier Sanitizers

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment said Monday it will proclaim a revision of the current law regulating humidifier sterilizers this week, seeking to expand the scope of diseases caused by the use of the chemical products and facilitate victims’ lawsuits against their manufacturers. A revision of the Special Act on [...]