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Kakao Games Faces Lawsuit from S. Korean Players of ‘Uma Musume’ over Allegedly Poor Management

Kakao Games Faces Lawsuit from S. Korean Players of ‘Uma Musume’ over Allegedly Poor Management

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Games Corp. has been sued by South Korean players of “Uma Musume Pretty Derby,” a popular Japanese-developed mobile game, with hundreds of users demanding refunds of their in-game microtransactions over the company’s purportedly neglectful management of Korean users. Kim Sung-soo, a user representing 201 players of the game, [...]

Former Flight Attendants at Chinese Eastern Airlines Win Court Case over Unfair Dismissal

Former Flight Attendants at Chinese Eastern Airlines Win Court Case over Unfair Dismissal

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean flight attendants formerly employed by China Eastern Airlines Corp. who were laid off just prior to their expected promotion to regular employee status have won in a first-instance court trial. The Seoul Central District Court on Thursday ruled in favor of the 70 flight attendants who sued [...]

Owners Gearing Up to Sue Samsung for Alleged Performance Limits in Galaxy S22 Series

Owners Gearing Up to Sue Samsung for Alleged Performance Limits in Galaxy S22 Series

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Owners of the Galaxy S22 series, the latest smartphones by Samsung Electronic Co., are gearing up to sue the company for the models’ built-in game optimizing service, which allegedly limits the phone performance, legal sources said Tuesday. The Galaxy S22 series released last month came under intense scrutiny at [...]

Google Files Lawsuit Against S. Korean Regulator to Overturn Fine

Google Files Lawsuit Against S. Korean Regulator to Overturn Fine

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Google has filed a lawsuit against South Korea’s antitrust regulator to overturn the regulator’s decision to fine the global technology giant for pressing smartphone makers into only using its Android mobile operating system, sources said Wednesday. The legal action by Google against the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) came [...]

Over 1,000 File Suit Against Gov’t over Vaccine Pass

Over 1,000 File Suit Against Gov’t over Vaccine Pass

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 1,000 people have jointly filed a lawsuit against the government’s requirement of presenting proof of vaccination in multiuse facilities on concerns over discrimination against unvaccinated people, sources said Sunday. A total of 1,023 plaintiffs filed the suit Friday with the Seoul Administrative Court against Health Minister Kwon Deok-cheol, [...]