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Supreme Court Confirms Fine for Bear Association Head

Supreme Court Confirms Fine for Bear Association Head

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The director general of the Korea Bear Breeding Cooperative Association was fined for extracting bile from Asiatic black bears without having the authority to do, selling the substance to producers of cosmetics products. The Supreme Court revealed Sunday that it confirmed the original verdict of 1 million one in [...]

KakaoTalk Emoticons to Feature Endangered Animals

KakaoTalk Emoticons to Feature Endangered Animals

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – To raise awareness about endangered animals threatened with extinction in Korea, and promote the value of our environment, the Korean government and a mobile messenger provider will distribute emoticons featuring the animals. The Ministry of Environment and Daum Kakao, the operator of mobile messenger app KakaoTalk, announced on April 2 [...]