The "Anti-Google law" went into effect Tuesday. It will officially ban app market operators — namely Google and Apple — from forcing app developers to use their in-app billing systems, announced the Korea Communications Commission (KCC). The ...
Korea recently passed new legislation to achieve a 35 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030, which is now facing countering criticisms from business groups and civic groups that say it either goes too far, or does not go far enough.
Despite strong opposition from medical professionals' groups, the National Assembly on Tuesday passed a law that mandates the installation of surveillance cameras in operating rooms where patients undergo surgery while under general anesthesia.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression issued a stark warning to the South Korean government on the Monday over a controversial media bill, saying it could "severely limit freedom of expression."
The ruling Democratic Party and main opposition People Power Party agreed Tuesday to create an eight-member consultative body of lawmakers and media experts to review the controversial media bill, which failed to be voted on Monday and Tuesday.
Ruling and opposition party floor leaders in the National Assembly were unable to reach agreement as of Monday evening on a vote on a draconian media bill and started another round of negotiations at 7.p.m., leaving the bill's fate uncertain.
An international media advocacy group called on Korean lawmakers to reject a controversial bill it and pushed back on claims by the ruling Democratic Party leader that it didn't know enough about domestic media to criticize the law.
A National Assembly vote on the draconian media law being pushed by the ruling Democratic Party (DP) was delayed due to the bill's late approval by a parliamentary review committee early Wednesday morning.
Korean civic groups on Tuesday submitted a petition to the United Nations expressing concern that a new media bill represents a serious infringement on freedom of expression in Korea.
Media groups and the main opposition People Power Party launched a final push Tuesday to stop the Democratic Party majority in the National Assembly from passing a law that would impose harsh penalties on media outlets for false news reports.