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S. Korea Strengthens Crackdown on Smuggling Face Masks Out of Country

S. Korea Strengthens Crackdown on Smuggling Face Masks Out of Country

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has strengthened its crackdown on travelers’ attempts to smuggle out face masks in bulk to fight the new coronavirus, officials said Saturday, with the customs office confiscating the protective goods and imposing fines when perpetrators are found. Since Thursday, people who seek to take face masks from [...]

Gov’t to Strengthen Crackdown on Irregularities in Private Education

Gov’t to Strengthen Crackdown on Irregularities in Private Education

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The education ministry said Friday it will conduct a special crackdown on alleged irregularities in the private education sector, including high-priced consulting services tailored for college admission. The move is part of the government’s pre-emptive measures to tackle potential rises in expensive private tutoring services as the government has [...]