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Half of All Universities in South Korea May Disappear by 2046: Study

Half of All Universities in South Korea May Disappear by 2046: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Half of all universities in South Korea may disappear within the next 25 years, a report said Sunday. The Seoul National University and the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs reported that there will be around 190 universities remaining in the period from 2042 to 2046. In regions

Hyundai and Kia See Eco-friendly SUV Sales Double This Year

Hyundai and Kia See Eco-friendly SUV Sales Double This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — For the very first time, Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Corp. sold more than 100,000 eco-friendly SUVs this year, driven by the success of hybrid models. The two automakers sold a total of 119,054 hybrid, electric and hydrogen-powered SUVs in South Korea from January to November of

Extension of Vaccine Pass to Teens Met with Angry Reaction by Students, Parents

Extension of Vaccine Pass to Teens Met with Angry Reaction by Students, Parents

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Teenage students and parents are mounting protests over the looming enforcement of vaccine passports for adolescents, saying the measure amounts to forcing vaccination upon minors and could hinder the learning rights of the unvaccinated. Amid the COVID-19 resurgence and a pileup of infections among young students, the government announced

BTS to Take Long Vacation to Spend Time with Family

BTS to Take Long Vacation to Spend Time with Family

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superband BTS will take a long vacation from Monday to spend the holiday season with their family members upon returning from a trip to Los Angeles where it secured a music honor and had four sold-out live concerts, the group’s agency said. It will be the group’s second

S. Korean Retail Investors Buy Chinese EV ETF, Sell Samsung and SK hynix Shares

S. Korean Retail Investors Buy Chinese EV ETF, Sell Samsung and SK hynix Shares

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail investors have been snapping up shares of electric vehicle-themed exchange traded fund (ETF) while dumping shares of Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc., data showed Sunday. The most-sold stocks by retail investors during the five weeks from Nov. 1 to Dec. 3 were the two

Police Build Database for Unsolved Criminal Cases

Police Build Database for Unsolved Criminal Cases

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Office of Investigation at the National Police Agency said Sunday that it will start using a new database system for investigation records on unsolved murder cases that was built last month. After the statute of limitations on murder cases was abolished thanks to the revision of the

Hyundai Motor Group Tops China’s CSR List for 6th Straight Year

Hyundai Motor Group Tops China’s CSR List for 6th Straight Year

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group ranked first on a list measuring carmakers’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in China for the sixth consecutive year. The South Korea’s top automotive conglomerate, which has Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp. under its wing, announced that in the 2021 China CSR development index evaluated

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