'Nut rage' prompts South Korea to consider law against high-handed conduct

February 15, 2015 5:41 AM

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'Nut rage' prompts South Korea to consider law against high-handed conduct

SEOUL (Reuters) - Resentment has mounted so much in South Korea against what has come to be known as "gabjil", high-handedness by the rich and powerful, that parliamentarians are proposing legislation to punish some of the worst abuses.

A bill to be presented in the national assembly this month is formally called the "Conglomerates Ethical Management Special Law" but has been nick-named the Cho Hyun-ah law.

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