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Seoul Boosts Support for the Homeless

Seoul Boosts Support for the Homeless

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Sunday that it is doubling the size of its welfare initiatives for the city’s homeless this year – from 1,506 individuals in 26 programs in 2016 to 3,200 in 30 welfare programs. The Heemang (Hope) Frame, a photography academy for the homeless launched in [...]

Divided Nation Awaits Impeachment Decision

Divided Nation Awaits Impeachment Decision

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – On Wednesday, South Korea celebrated the 98th anniversary of the March 1st Movement – the 1919 independence movement against Japan’s colonial occupation – but with the nation deeply divided over President Park Geun-hye’s corruption scandal, which has been dominating the country’s airwaves since October 2016.  With experts widely speculating [...]