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Gov’t Must Step in as Shelters are Overflowing with Rescued Animals

Gov’t Must Step in as Shelters are Overflowing with Rescued Animals

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal activists who rescued 60 dogs that had been left at a dog farm held a press conference at the fifth exit of the National Assembly building in Seoul at noon on May 11 and demanded that the government take responsibility and protect rescued animals that need emergency relief. [...]

S. Korean Maritime Safety App Helped Rescue 243 People Last Year

S. Korean Maritime Safety App Helped Rescue 243 People Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Maritime Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (NMPNT) Office announced on Sunday that 243 people were rescued at sea last year thanks to Haeroad, a South Korean maritime safety application. Haeroad was first released in August 2014 to provide assistance to small fishing boats and leisure vessels that are [...]

Animal Protection Agency Helps Dog Farm Owner Transition to New Job

Animal Protection Agency Helps Dog Farm Owner Transition to New Job

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — An animal rights organization has rescued 200 dogs by helping a dog farm owner change his profession. Humane Society International (HSI), an international animal protection agency, said on Thursday that a dog farm owner in Gyeonggi Province made a request to have his dogs rescued and receive assistance to [...]

Four Newborn Kittens Rescued from Underground Drain

Four Newborn Kittens Rescued from Underground Drain

ICHEON, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — On Monday, four kittens trapped inside an underground drain system in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province were saved by a team of firefighters. One neighborhood resident heard kittens crying near the outdoor drain system beneath the ground while walking within the Janghowon-eup Sports Center compound before calling emergency rescue workers for [...]