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Gov’t Announces New Manual for Fine Dust Pollution

Gov’t Announces New Manual for Fine Dust Pollution

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — If ultrafine dust pollution reaches severe levels, a temporary holiday will be declared and an alternate no-driving day system will be enforced for private vehicles under the government’s new contingency plan, the Ministry of Environment said Tuesday. The ministry announced its new fine dust crisis management manual calling for [...]

Acceptance Rate of Public Service Examination Proportional to Household Income

Acceptance Rate of Public Service Examination Proportional to Household Income

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that the chances of passing a public service examination are proportional to household income. The study showed that public service examinations, commonly understood as an opportunity to get a job regardless of social status, can also be subject to inequality. According to a recent [...]

Second to Top Billboard, SuperM Proves K-pop’s Growing Potential in U.S.

Second to Top Billboard, SuperM Proves K-pop’s Growing Potential in U.S.

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Propelled by the decadeslong expertise of K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment, coupled with the distribution network of Capitol Music Group (CMG), K-pop boy band SuperM scored a No. 1 on the main Billboard albums chart with its debut album. Billboard said on its official website Monday (Korean time) that the [...]