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S. Korea to add 132,000 more houses in Seoul-Gyeonggi to solve supply-demand gap
S. Korea to add 132,000 more houses in Seoul-Gyeonggi to solve supply-demand gap
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Government mobilizes all available housing sites, eases floor rules, but refuses to open up greenbelts
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 Civil law revision eyed to protect children from corporal punishment
Civil law revision eyed to protect children from corporal punishment
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The Ministry of Justice is pushing for amendment to the Civil Law to abolish parents’ right to physically discipline their children in a bid to better protect children from abusive parents.  The plan is to delete the Article 915, which has been interpreted by some as giving legal grounds for corporal punishment. The clause itself does not say anything about the use of physical force as a means of discipline.  “Through the revision, we expect to contribute to forming an
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