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How Much is Too Much? Cost of Wedding Season Weighs Heavy for All Parties

How Much is Too Much? Cost of Wedding Season Weighs Heavy for All Parties

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The welcome arrival of warmer weather is bringing with it an unlikely source of stress for many involved.  According to wedding consulting agency Duowed, the spring months of May and April fall behind the autumn period from October through November as the second most important unofficial “wedding season” in [...]

NIMBYism Rears Its Ugly Head, to the Detriment of Youth

NIMBYism Rears Its Ugly Head, to the Detriment of Youth

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of Seoul residents are expressing opposition to public welfare facilities amid fears that they could bring down housing prices in their community. At the center of the rise of NIMBYism in recent years are rental apartments for young people. The Seoul Metropolitan Government is undertaking a housing [...]

South Korea Battles Fake News

South Korea Battles Fake News

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — With local elections on the horizon, South Korea is making all-out efforts to root out fake news, with both the government and online platforms implementing changes and cracking down on questionable content. Speaking at the Korea Press Center last Thursday, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon, acknowledged the serious threat fake news [...]