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Prosecutors’ Office Distributes Guidelines on Conscientious Objectors

Prosecutors’ Office Distributes Guidelines on Conscientious Objectors

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Regarding the Supreme Court ruling that found conscientious objectors not guilty of evading military service, prosecutors have come up with detailed guidelines on how to discern “true conscientious objectors,” which is a key legal issue. According to the Prosecutors’ Office, the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office distributed the guidelines yesterday to [...]

New Database for Car Emissions Levels by Next Year

New Database for Car Emissions Levels by Next Year

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A technical committee tasked with verifying the accuracy of current databases for car exhaust emissions per each car model type has been launched by Ministry of Environment, according to an announcement by the ministry yesterday. The committee is composed of 30 professionals in the industry including researchers attached to [...]

New Regulations Aim to Prevent Harm Caused by Animal Hoarding

New Regulations Aim to Prevent Harm Caused by Animal Hoarding

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — In order to prevent so-called animal hoarders from taking in more pets than they can look after properly, new guidelines regarding the matter will be issued by the government. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said yesterday that it was currently reviewing enforcement regulations concerning animal protection [...]

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment will be joining hands with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport as well as members of civil society to decrease the number of roadkill accidents that occur on the nation’s thoroughfares. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it was developing new guidelines, in [...]

FSS Publishes Financial Guidebook for English, Indonesian Speakers

FSS Publishes Financial Guidebook for English, Indonesian Speakers

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said Monday it has published a guidebook on local finance for English and Indonesian speakers so that they can use full and reliable services in South Korea. The Foreign Residents’ Guide to Personal Banking and Finance in Korea contains information on banking, currency exchange, [...]