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South Korea’s Presidential Hopeful Sets Forth Animal Rights Pledges

South Korea’s Presidential Hopeful Sets Forth Animal Rights Pledges

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Moon Jae-in – the presidential candidate for the Democratic Party of Korea and the current front-runner, tailed closely by Ahn Cheol-soo (People’s Party) – introduced five key commitments to South Korea’s animal companions as part of his platform if elected as the next president.  According to a press release [...]

Presidential Election Campaigns Officially Takes off with 15 Contenders

Presidential Election Campaigns Officially Takes off with 15 Contenders

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The official electioneering period for the country’s upcoming presidential election began Monday with 15 hopefuls vying for the top elected office.  The 22-day campaign period will end one day before the May 9 election, according to the National Election Commission.  A total of 15 candidates registered to run for [...]

Record Overseas S. Koreans to Vote in Presidential Election

Record Overseas S. Koreans to Vote in Presidential Election

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A record number of overseas South Korean nationals will take part in the country’s upcoming presidential election, the election watchdog said Monday. According to the National Election Commission (NEC), a total of 294,633 overseas voters have signed up for the May 9 election. Registration for overseas voters ended March [...]