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98 Family Members of Korea Racing Authority Relatives Given Full-Time Positions

98 Family Members of Korea Racing Authority Relatives Given Full-Time Positions

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — As the issue of family members being “passed down” positions at public enterprises continues to strike controversy within society, nearly 100 relatives of current employees at the Korea Racing Authority were found to have been hired as full-time employees, a step up from their previous temporary positions. According to [...]

American Recognized as First Non-Korean Racehorse Owner by Korea Racing Authority

American Recognized as First Non-Korean Racehorse Owner by Korea Racing Authority

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The first non-Korean was recently registered among the roughly 1000 racehorse owners recorded by the Korea Racing Authority (KRA), said officials on February 4. Joseph Dallao, head of the Korean branch of American defense contractor L-3 Communications, attended the KRA’s orientation program held for 10 newly registered racehorse owners this [...]

Horseracing Betting Center in Downtown Seoul to Face Shutdown

Horseracing Betting Center in Downtown Seoul to Face Shutdown

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Park Won-soon, Seoul City Mayor, asked the Korea Racing Authority to suspend the business of a horseracing betting center in Yongsan, near Seoul’s downtown, arguing it harms the educational and residential environment in the area. Park who visited Yongsan residents who were taking a sit-in strike against the betting [...]

Korean Horse Racing Exported to Singapore

Korean Horse Racing Exported to Singapore

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Now, horse racing enthusiasts in Singapore can be able to throw their money into exciting horse racing competitions in Korea.  The Korea Racing Authority (KRA) announced on June 26th that it had signed with Singapore Turf Club, the city-state’s horse racing club, to telecast Korean horse racing competitions and [...]