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South Korean Law Enforcement Apathetic in Policing Vicious Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, cruelty, South korea, police )

Jeri
- 510 days ago - koreabizwire.com
Around 40 cases of animal cruelty are reported nationwide every month, but the police are mostly indifferent
57 Dogs Saved From S. Korean Dog Meat Trade in Emotional Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, dog meat trade, starvation, deplorable conditions, rescued dogs, better life, Loving homes, safety, good people )


- 534 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
In an incredible rescue effort, Humane Society International (HSI), partnering with Change for Animals Foundation (CFAF), have rescued 57 dogs from a dog meat farm in South Korea. These dogs, some puppies as young as two days old, had spent their...
South Korea Orders Record Cull of Poultry to Contain Bird Flu
Offbeat  (tags: birds, cull, South Korea )

Anna
- 939 days ago - reuters.com
South Korea has ordered its biggest-ever cull of chickens and other poultry, gassing millions of birds to fight an avian flu outbreak spreading at what the government called an unprecedented rate.
Dog Slaughter Banned in South Korean Market
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Meat Markets, Banned, South Korea )


- 941 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Officials in South Korea have banned the slaughter and butchering of dogs in the country's largest dog meat market.
South Korean Condom Stock Surges After Court Says Adultery Not a Crime
Offbeat  (tags: adultery, condoms, South Korea )

Angie
- 1598 days ago - msn.com
South Korea's highest court struck down a decades-old law banning adultery, a statute that critics said is anachronistic and infringes on personal freedom, sending shares in the country's biggest condom maker surging.
S. Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Military Sue State for Forced Prostitution
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Army, Military, North Korea, South Korea, USA )


- 1839 days ago - rt.com
A group of South Korean former "comfort women", who worked in state-controlled brothels for the US military after the 1950-53 Korean War, has reportedly filed a suit demanding compensation from the authorities for forced prostitution.
South Korea Wants to Put Endangered Species in Giant Bubbles
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, environment, endangered species, conservation, habitat, natureoff-beat, odd, protection, wildlife, unusual )

Roseann
- 1957 days ago - grist.org
The giant translucent Easter eggs are supposed to "blend harmoniously with the surrounding environment."
S Korean City Redirects Japan Quake Donations Over Territorial Row
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, Japan, donation, redirected, territorial row, school text, quake, tsunami )

Naoko
- 2986 days ago - japantoday.com
Officials in a city in northern South Korea collected 5 million won (about $4,560) in donaiton for victims of Japan's March 11 earthquake and tsunami, but used the money for a scholarship instead sue to a row over Japanese school texts, Yonhap news >>
'Comfort Women' Send Condolences to Disaster Victims in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, comfort women, condolences, prayers, protests, disaster victims, Japanese army, atrocities, Song Shin Do, activist )

Naoko
- 3036 days ago - judyhan.com
While protesting against Japanese army's atrocities and government's dishonesty, they still sent the condolences and prayer for the earthquake victims in Japan.
Russia to Send Three Siberian Tigers to S Korea
Offbeat  (tags: russia, young siberian tigers, journeyed, south korea, ministry )

Simone
- 3161 days ago - koreaherald.com
Russia is expected to send three young Siberian tigers, an endangered species, to South Korea next year, a ministry official here said Tuesday. During the summit talks of their leaders in Seoul last week, Russian officials had promised to send the
GM Recalls Nearly 60,000 Vehicles In SKorea
Offbeat  (tags: RECALL, GM, vehicles, problems with steering wheels, fuel hoses, seats, four models, small SUVs, Winstorm and Winstorm Maxx, Chevrolet Captiva, Opel Antara, Lacetti Premiere sedans, Chevrolet Cruze, South Korea, China )

Tonya
- 3402 days ago - kcci.com
General Motors is recalling nearly 60,000 automobiles in South Korea due to potential problems with steering wheels, fuel hoses and seats,
   

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