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New Law to Protect Property Value of Names and Portraits of Popular Figures

New Law to Protect Property Value of Names and Portraits of Popular Figures

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting in June of next year, popular figures will be able to demand reparations or remedy if financial damage is incurred by someone illegally using their name or pictures. The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) said Tuesday that new legislation including these rules had passed the state council. While [...]

South Korea to Step Up Protection of Finless Porpoises

South Korea to Step Up Protection of Finless Porpoises

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced a new plan on Tuesday to protect finless porpoises reportedly dying off the southwestern coast. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will begin looking into the habitats of finless porpoises in the southern region of the west coast and the coastline along South Gyeongsang Province to collect [...]

S. Korea to Enhance Protection of Foreign Wives from Violence

S. Korea to Enhance Protection of Foreign Wives from Violence

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will create a multi-language police hotline to better protect foreign wives from domestic violence, the gender ministry said Friday. The government will also ban men with records of serious crimes from bringing in foreign brides and enhance education for marriage migrants and mix-race families to help them [...]

Private Animal Protection Agencies Housing 15,000 Abandoned Animals

Private Animal Protection Agencies Housing 15,000 Abandoned Animals

SEOUL, Jul. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Some 15,000 abandoned animals at private animal protection centers located throughout South Korea are waiting for a new family. The government reported that the majority of the abandoned dogs are mixed breeds and beagles. According to the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Sunday, there are four [...]

Cloudflare Announces Spectrum to Protect Anything Connected to the Internet

Cloudflare Announces Spectrum to Protect Anything Connected to the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Cloudflare, the leading Internet performance and security company, today announced Cloudflare Spectrum, a solution that extends Cloudflare’s benefits beyond web protocols to protect and accelerate email servers, gaming servers, IoT devices, and anything else that connects to the Internet. The Internet is more than just the web. Until [...]

Korea’s Security Services Market Expected to Grow to 7 Tln Won by 2020

Korea’s Security Services Market Expected to Grow to 7 Tln Won by 2020

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean market for security services is expected to grow by 40 percent to 7 trillion won (US$5.9 billion) by 2020, the government said Friday.  The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy presented the outlook at a conference on how to better protect the country’s key infrastructure facilities.  [...]

College Student Dating App “Just Across the Street” Gaining Popularity

College Student Dating App “Just Across the Street” Gaining Popularity

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 04 (Korea Bizwire) – A new dating app is out for those young college students fed up with social dating services not up to their expectations. Created by students of Yonsei and Ewha Woman’s universities themselves, the app “Gil Hana Sai” (meaning “Just Across the Street”) requires verification of enrollment upon registration, giving [...]