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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 [...]

Prejudice Against Adoption Runs Rampant in South Korea

Prejudice Against Adoption Runs Rampant in South Korea

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Prejudice against adoptees still runs rampant in South Korean society, despite growing domestic adoption, with nearly three in 10 adoptive parents facing difficulties dealing with negative stereotypes, a new report has revealed. A report on childcare support for marginalized groups published by the Korea Institute of Child Care & [...]