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New Regulations Aim to Prevent Harm Caused by Animal Hoarding

New Regulations Aim to Prevent Harm Caused by Animal Hoarding

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — In order to prevent so-called animal hoarders from taking in more pets than they can look after properly, new guidelines regarding the matter will be issued by the government. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said yesterday that it was currently reviewing enforcement regulations concerning animal protection [...]

Police to Investigate Abuse of Migrant Residents

Police to Investigate Abuse of Migrant Residents

CHANGWON, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean law enforcement officials have opened investigations into two separate cases regarding violence against non-Koreans, one involving an Uzbek student and another involving a migrant worker from Bangladesh. Yesterday, the Gyungnam Migrant Community Service Center filed two complaints regarding the incidents to the Gyeongnam Provincial Police Agency. The [...]

Court Rules “Robot Taekwon V” is Independent Property

Court Rules “Robot Taekwon V” is Independent Property

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court has found that the Korean cartoon character “Robot Taekwon V” is a separate property, with independent copyright that is distinguished from “Mazinger Z,” its Japanese counterpart. In a case filed against an importer of toy goods by the “Robot Taekwon V” company, the court ordered [...]

Advanced Technology Leaked to China by Korean and Chinese Nationals

Advanced Technology Leaked to China by Korean and Chinese Nationals

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Police authorities have apprehended Korean and Chinese nationals who accepted large sums of money in exchange for providing Chinese companies with information on advanced technology. An international criminal investigation team at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency announced yesterday that a 57-year-old individual referred to only as Ryu was arrested [...]

AmorePacific Wins Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in China

AmorePacific Wins Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in China

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading cosmetics firm AmorePacific Group won a trademark infringement lawsuit against a Chinese company regarding the group’s Sulwhasoo brand. AmorePacific revealed yesterday that it had filed a lawsuit against a Chinese company based in Shanghai, China and won the case at the appellate court recently. In a [...]