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Gov’t to Promote Production, Use of Ultra-small Cars

Gov’t to Promote Production, Use of Ultra-small Cars

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The government said Friday it will push legislation early next year to promote the production and use of supermini vehicles as a means of saving energy. Ultra-small vehicles will include those with less than 250 cc in engine capacity or 15kW in rated output, that are lighter than 600 [...]

Gov’t Passes Legislation Banning Installation of All Cameras at Bathhouses, Restrooms

Gov’t Passes Legislation Banning Installation of All Cameras at Bathhouses, Restrooms

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cabinet approved a bill Tuesday that calls for banning the installation of all filming or photographing devices at public bathhouses, restrooms and other places vulnerable to privacy violations. The legislation, which the Ministry of the Interior and Safety plans to submit to the National Assembly for approval, is [...]

Lawmakers Use Group Chats to Discuss Legislation

Lawmakers Use Group Chats to Discuss Legislation

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Social network services, particularly messaging apps such as KakaoTalk with popular group chat features, are becoming one of the most popular means of communication among South Korean lawmakers, replacing e-mail and text messaging. Group chat features, which allow people to create a chat room and invite others to have [...]

Korea to Prepare Strict Regulations to Prevent Violence against Medical Staff

Korea to Prepare Strict Regulations to Prevent Violence against Medical Staff

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – As violence against medical staff increases in and outside of hospitals, the medical community has raised its voice to push for the legislation of rules reinforcing punishment against the crimes, in a move to prevent an escalation in these types of incidents. According to industry sources, there are two [...]