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Women’s Groups Rally Against Anti-Abortion Law

Women’s Groups Rally Against Anti-Abortion Law

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of a public trial at the Constitutional Court of Korea regarding South Korea’s abortion ban, civic groups advocating women’s rights have called for an abolition of the law as it infringes upon women’s rights to equality and happiness. Various women’s rights organizations came together to create an anti-abortion [...]

Fewer South Korean Seniors Need Work to Cover Living Expenses

Fewer South Korean Seniors Need Work to Cover Living Expenses

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Welfare has revealed that 3 out of 10 elderly adults above the age of 65 were found to be economically active because they were unprepared for retirement. The survey found that 30.9 percent of 10,299 individuals questioned between April [...]

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment will be joining hands with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport as well as members of civil society to decrease the number of roadkill accidents that occur on the nation’s thoroughfares. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it was developing new guidelines, in [...]

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Newly proposed measures by the government to improve the current student grading system in South Korean high schools will be revealed in July by the Ministry of Education. Although high school transcripts are as important as the college scholastic test in the college entrance process, there is lack of [...]

Mobile Content Providers Turn to Idols for Marketing Push

Mobile Content Providers Turn to Idols for Marketing Push

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Smartphone content platforms are hiring popular idol stars to tout their wares, which experts say is a strategy that hinges on the fan base of popular stars aimed at expanding user numbers quickly. SK Broadband exclusively aired “EXO’s World Trip on a Ladder” yesterday via its mobile app Oksusu. [...]