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Justice Ministry Seeking to Change Law to Allow Singles to Adopt

Justice Ministry Seeking to Change Law to Allow Singles to Adopt

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Justice said Monday it plans to revise a law to allow a single person to legally adopt a child, as single-member households are becoming the country’s most common living arrangement. The ministry’s task force, aimed at making policies friendlier toward single-person households, has recently agreed to [...]

50,000 Won in Gifts for Those Who Adopt Abandoned Pets

50,000 Won in Gifts for Those Who Adopt Abandoned Pets

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) announced on Thursday that it will give 50,000 won (US$42.46) worth of congratulatory gifts to citizens who adopt abandoned animals under a business agreement with Samsung Card Co., the credit card arm of South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung Group. Under the agreement, the SMG [...]