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About 340,000 Sign Up Against Nuclear Phase-out Policy: Activists

About 340,000 Sign Up Against Nuclear Phase-out Policy: Activists

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 340,000 people have signed a petition opposing the Moon Jae-in government’s nuclear phase-out policy and demanding the resumption of construction of the Shin Hanul 3 and 4 nuclear plants, its organizers said Monday. The organizers, led by the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) and civic groups, said [...]

Please Help My Friend: Middle School Students Protest Iranian Classmate’s Deportation

Please Help My Friend: Middle School Students Protest Iranian Classmate’s Deportation

SEOUL, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — With a middle school student from Iran on the verge of being deported from South Korea after his application for official refugee status was rejected, friends and classmates have come together to voice their opinions. Sixty people associated with a middle school in Songpa-gu including students, teachers and parents [...]

Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Petitions to the Blue House have been serving as an active communication channel between the public and the highest corridors of power since President Moon Jae-in took office last year. On May 14, the Blue House and National Information Society Agency (NIA) disclosed the big data analysis result of over 160,000 [...]

Civic Groups Say He’s Guilty, Samsung Heir Lee Insists He’s Not a Bad Person

Civic Groups Say He’s Guilty, Samsung Heir Lee Insists He’s Not a Bad Person

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — One would think that the looming possibility of a double digit prison sentence would have the plaintiff arguing for one’s innocence. Instead, in what may well be the darkest hour of his life, Lee Jae Yong is pouring his heart out trying to convince people that he’s not a bad [...]