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Dog Lauded as National Hero After Finding Missing Girl in Cheongju

Dog Lauded as National Hero After Finding Missing Girl in Cheongju

CHEONGJU, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Cho Eunnuri, a 14-year-old girl who went missing in Cheongju for 10 days, was found in healthy condition in the mountains. Military working dog ‘Dalgwan,’ a 7-year-old male shepherd, is being praised for locating the lost middle school student. Cho was first found by ROK Army Sgt. Major Park Sang-jin and [...]

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 [...]