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Constitutional Court Upholds Law Restricting Subsidies on Mobile Devices

Constitutional Court Upholds Law Restricting Subsidies on Mobile Devices

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld a law that restricts subsidies on the purchase of smartphones and other mobile devices. The regulation, which sets the legal limit of subsidies at 330,000 won (US$295), was adopted to bring transparency and stability to the market long distorted by subsidies as telecom [...]

South Korea Repeals Anti-cheating Law

South Korea Repeals Anti-cheating Law

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Constitutional Court threw out a decades-old law banning adultery on Thursday, reflecting a growing importance of personal choice over marital order in a traditionally group-oriented society. In a 7-2 decision, the nine-member bench ruled that Article 241 of the criminal code was unconstitutional. “The article violates individuals’ freedom [...]