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Military Manpower Agency Vows Efforts to Prevent Draft Dodging Through Nationality Changes

Military Manpower Agency Vows Efforts to Prevent Draft Dodging Through Nationality Changes

SEOUL, Jul. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The military manpower agency pledged Monday to continue to seek measures to prevent attempts at evading mandatory military service by changing nationalities, after the top court’s recent ruling in favor of a Korean-American singer despite suspicion that he dodged his duty. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that it [...]

Nearly 26,000 Foreigners Blocked from Boarding Flights to S. Korea Under Screening System

Nearly 26,000 Foreigners Blocked from Boarding Flights to S. Korea Under Screening System

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 26,000 foreigners, including a member of the militant group ISIS, have been blocked from boarding flights to South Korea since the government introduced a passenger screening system last year, justice ministry data showed Wednesday. The screening system, in effect since April last year, is designed to prevent the [...]