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Friday, July 13, 2012

South Korea cracks down on alcohol-fuelled violence

South Korean drinkers are being warned not to let their prodigious consumption lead to violence, amid evidence of an epidemic of alcohol-fuelled crime.

Hite-Jinro, the country's biggest producer of alcoholic drinks, said it had introduced warning labels on its products in Seoul in conjunction with a police crackdown on violent incidents involving alcohol.

The labels, which appeared this week on bottles of beer and soju implore drinkers to refrain from violence and improve the country's drinking culture. > > > > Read More