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60 pct of Suspended Sex Crime Rulings Cite ‘Sincere Remorse’ by Offender

60 pct of Suspended Sex Crime Rulings Cite ‘Sincere Remorse’ by Offender

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Over six out of 10 suspended sentences handed down for sex crimes cited “sincere remorse” by the offenders in offering lenient rulings, a ruling party lawmaker said Monday. According to Rep. Park Sung-joon of the ruling Democratic Party, the number of sex crime cases between 2016 and 2020 that [...]

Seoul Metropolitan Government Turns to Technology to Fight Prostitution

Seoul Metropolitan Government Turns to Technology to Fight Prostitution

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government has ratcheted up its struggle against organized prostitution by developing technology that will clog up telephone lines used by brothels. Despite efforts to shut down businesses operating in the sex trade, the dispersal of lurid flyers with phone numbers printed on them has made it [...]