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Muslims in S. Korea Suffer Prejudice Due to Image of Radical Islam

Muslims in S. Korea Suffer Prejudice Due to Image of Radical Islam

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The construction of a two-story mosque in a residential area in the neighborhood of Kyungpook National University in Daegu has been delayed indefinitely. The construction halt occurred after residents staged a group protest against the construction of the mosque in their neighborhood. Residents submitted a petition to the local [...]

S. Korea to Launch Muslim-Friendly Certificate System for Restaurants

S. Korea to Launch Muslim-Friendly Certificate System for Restaurants

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean state-run tourism promotion agency is pushing to introduce a “Muslim-friendly certificate” for local restaurants where visitors could be served well-prepared halal food, industry sources said Thursday. According to the sources, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to launch the Muslim-friendly certificate system around August, which will be [...]