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Average Fingers Spread Malicious Words Online

Average Fingers Spread Malicious Words Online

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With the death of 25-year-old singer-actress Sulli, whose legal name is Choi Jin-ri, concerns are spreading over widespread malicious comments on the Internet. In particular, many people who post insulting messages on the Internet, using embarrassing expressions, are not criminals who usually commit crimes, but ordinary people that we

Gaps on Gender Perspective Prevalent Among Male and Female S. Koreans

Gaps on Gender Perspective Prevalent Among Male and Female S. Koreans

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean teenagers have different perspectives on gender equality based on their gender, according to a recent survey. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a survey of 9,008 teenagers, during which only 86.2 percent of male respondents agreed to the proposition that it is uncomfortable for male employees to

KakaoTalk Most Popular App for All Age Groups, Except Teens

KakaoTalk Most Popular App for All Age Groups, Except Teens

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans in all age groups chose KakaoTalk as their favorite app, except for those in their teens, who picked YouTube as their preferred application. Consumer Insight, a South Korean research institution, conducted a survey of 3,228 people who use smartphones, in which more than 50 percent in all

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Countries are expanding social childcare and education systems in attempt to eliminate career breaks for women caused by childbirth and childcare. Unlike in major developed countries, however, the employment rate of women and kindergarten enrollment of children in South Korea is not directly proportional. According to an analysis released

K-food Regains Presence in Indian Food Market

K-food Regains Presence in Indian Food Market

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean food is infiltrating the Indian food market, where import restrictions are known to be notoriously strict. Soy milk and dried laver made in South Korea are being sold in India after passing all relevant customs and authorization procedures required in the country. Korean food was widely distributed in

3 in 10 Foreign Patients Visit S. Korea for Plastic Surgery

3 in 10 Foreign Patients Visit S. Korea for Plastic Surgery

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A significant number of foreigners visited South Korea last year to undergo plastic surgery. The Korea Health Industry Development Institute reported that 464,452 foreigners came to South Korea in 2018 to receive medical treatment, up by 16.7 percent since the previous year. Most of the foreigners received treatment from

Cyber Defamation, Insults Developing into Serious Social Problem

Cyber Defamation, Insults Developing into Serious Social Problem

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — While malicious comments on the Internet have emerged as a social problem following the death of singer-actress Sulli, it seems that the number of cases of cyber defamation and humiliation is on the rise. According to the National Police Agency Wednesday, the number of cyber defamation and insult cases

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