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Small Biz Owners Welcome Eased Virus Rules, Call for Complete Removal of Restrictions

Small Biz Owners Welcome Eased Virus Rules, Call for Complete Removal of Restrictions

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Restaurants, cafes and other small business owners welcomed the latest relaxation of pandemic-related business restrictions Monday while demanding the complete removal of social distancing and other virus curbs that have been in place for almost two years. South Korea raised the ceiling for private gatherings at multiuse facilities from [...]

Gov’t to Lift Restrictions on Urea Solution Sales as Supply Stabilizes

Gov’t to Lift Restrictions on Urea Solution Sales as Supply Stabilizes

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will lift restrictions on sales of urea solution as the supply of the essential fluid used in diesel vehicles to cut emissions has been stabilized, the finance ministry said Tuesday. South Korea had struggled to cope with a shortage of urea solution after China imposed export curbs [...]

Self-employed People to Hold Drive-through Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions

Self-employed People to Hold Drive-through Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Self-employed people in South Korea plan to hold drive-through protests in several cities this week to call for eased COVID-19 restrictions and more compensation, the organizer said Monday. About 3,000 members of an emergency committee of the self-employed and other online communities are expected to participate in the rallies [...]

S. Korea to Lift 50 pct Foreign Ownership Cap on Private Jet Registration

S. Korea to Lift 50 pct Foreign Ownership Cap on Private Jet Registration

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has decided to ease its restrictions on foreign ownership of private jets. These limitations have served as a stumbling block preventing domestic companies from registering private jets. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport sasid Tuesday that it would move forward with a revision of the Aviation [...]

Restaurants, Internet Cafes Demand Longer Opening Hours, Compensation

Restaurants, Internet Cafes Demand Longer Opening Hours, Compensation

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Owners of restaurants, internet cafes and other small businesses called on the government Thursday to extend their opening hours and compensate their losses amid ongoing restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. At a press conference outside the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, leaders of small business groups said the [...]

S. Korea Extends Current Social Distancing Level for 2 Weeks, Eases Restrictions on Cafes, Gyms

S. Korea Extends Current Social Distancing Level for 2 Weeks, Eases Restrictions on Cafes, Gyms

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Saturday extended its current social distancing level for two weeks while easing business restrictions on cafes, gyms and other indoor facilities. Under the new measures taking effect Monday, the capital area will continue to enforce Level 2.5, the second highest in a five-tier system, and the [...]