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Gov’t to Revise Laws, Regulations to Embrace Self-driving Cars

Gov’t to Revise Laws, Regulations to Embrace Self-driving Cars

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The government will revise laws and regulations in a way that facilitates the use of self-driving cars, such as changing the definition of drivers, officials said Thursday. The move is part of efforts to preemptively remove regulations that could impede the development and commercialization of self-driving cars, considered one [...]

Pet Owners Say Muzzles Are Not the Answer for People, Animal Coexistence

Pet Owners Say Muzzles Are Not the Answer for People, Animal Coexistence

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Kim Min-ji, a 28-year-old living in northern Seoul, said she has recently become more conscious of pedestrians when walking her Pomeranian at nearby parks, after a French bulldog owned by a popular singer bit a neighbor who later died from complications in October. Jeon Ga-yong, a 34-year-old resident of [...]

Controversy Erupts as Government Regulates Discounts on Imported Beer

Controversy Erupts as Government Regulates Discounts on Imported Beer

SEOUL, Nov.20 (Korea Bizwire) – After rumors that the government will be regulating discounts on imported beer, consumers are expressing strong feelings of dissatisfaction. The government responded by saying that ‘nothing is sure at the moment’ in an effort to minimize consumer anger. The controversy started when a media source reported that “the Ministry of [...]

Pay TV Services to be Diversified: Technical Regulations to be Abolished

Pay TV Services to be Diversified: Technical Regulations to be Abolished

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Various technical regulations that were blocking the diversification of services among pay TV providers such as cable networks (SO) will be moderated. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced that it will be drafting an item on ways to restructure the current regulations. Various technical methods could [...]

Seoul Steps Up to Reform Regulations

Seoul Steps Up to Reform Regulations

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government set out plans to reform regulations for life-oriented businesses. The government is planning to relax regulations for restaurants and bakeries putting out tables and chairs in front of their shops. Currently, outdoor business is banned to minimize civil complaints. Only businesses in the special tourist zone [...]