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Father-to-son Succession Sees S. Korea’s Biggest Christian Church Under Fire

Father-to-son Succession Sees S. Korea’s Biggest Christian Church Under Fire

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — What started as a humble congregation of 20 Christians at a fringe neighborhood in Seoul 40 years ago has now grown into arguably the world’s biggest Presbyterian church. Myungsung Church now stands on tens of thousands of square meters of land in the southeastern district that became a populous [...]

Lobby Group Pushes for Marijuana Legalization

Lobby Group Pushes for Marijuana Legalization

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A non-governmental advocacy group lobbying for the legalization of marijuana for medical use was officially launched yesterday. The Organization of Legalizing Medical Cannabis in Korea held its first general meeting at the An Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul, formally announcing the organization’s establishment. Choi Hyeok-yong, the President of the [...]

Professor Seo Kyoung-duk: 400 Products Sold on Amazon have “Rising Sun Design”

Professor Seo Kyoung-duk: 400 Products Sold on Amazon have “Rising Sun Design”

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Professor Seo Kyoung-duk from Sungshin Women’s University revealed today that he had asked global e-commerce giant Amazon to stop selling products featuring the Rising Sun Flag, which represents the perils of imperialism for many Koreans. After being alerted by a member of the public, Seo spent the last two [...]