Koreabizwire | Be Korea-savvy

Headlines Today’s Top News

Elderly Couples Who Live Together Show Similar Patterns in Decrepitude and Weight Loss

Elderly Couples Who Live Together Show Similar Patterns in Decrepitude and Weight Loss

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study has revealed that elderly couples who live together for their entire lives are more likely to experience decrepitude and weight loss at the same time. The study, carried out by a research team led by Won Chang-won, professor of family medicine at Kyung Hee University Medical

Thin and Transparent Thermal Patch Developed to Cure Acne

Thin and Transparent Thermal Patch Developed to Cure Acne

DAEJEON, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s basic science institute announced on Wednesday that a research team have developed a thin and transparent thermal patch to cure acne. Thermal patches, in general, cure skin diseases such as acne and inflammation by applying heat to the skin to facilitate blood circulation and to reduce nerve

Longer Pedestrian Lights at Crosswalks Reduce Elderly Pedestrian Accidents

Longer Pedestrian Lights at Crosswalks Reduce Elderly Pedestrian Accidents

SUWON, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police have lengthened the green pedestrian signal time at crosswalks, resulting in a slight decline in the number of elderly pedestrian accidents. The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency extended the green signal time at 865 crosswalks located within Gyeonggi Province for about two months starting from February

Ad Agency’s Contrarian Advertisement Draws Attention from Job Seekers

Ad Agency’s Contrarian Advertisement Draws Attention from Job Seekers

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Cheil Worldwide Inc., the advertising arm of Samsung Group, announced on Wednesday that its contrarian-concept advertisement created for the recruitment of consultants for Samsung Life Insurance Co. is drawing significant attention from job seekers. The newly-released advertisement depicts a job interview scene in which a group of candidates who

S. Koreans with Lower Education Attainment More than Twice as Likely to Go Jobless Due to Health Issues

S. Koreans with Lower Education Attainment More than Twice as Likely to Go Jobless Due to Health Issues

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Education attainment plays a significant role in one’s inability to work due to health issues, according to a recent study. A research team led by Prof. Kang Mo-yeol and Jeong Ji-yoon from the Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital analyzed National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will introduce and support the operation of a preliminary Korean language program in foreign countries where there is demand for Korean language education but supply is limited. The King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF) announced on Tuesday that the

Pet-related Consumption on the Rise, Led by Antibiotic-free Snacks

Pet-related Consumption on the Rise, Led by Antibiotic-free Snacks

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Market Kurly, a rapidly growing online grocery delivery platform, announced on Tuesday that its analysis of companion animal-related consumption for the first half of this year showed that sales of antibiotic-free snacks rose sharply. At Market Kurly, antibiotic-free jerky made of the tenderloin of home-grown duck meat topped the

Insight Policies & Impact

Lifestyle Life & Entertainment

Technology What’s Trending

Korea Today Photo Stream

Business Business & Industry

Marketplace News Release