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Fine-dust Density Getting Thicker, Annual Average Declining

Fine-dust Density Getting Thicker, Annual Average Declining

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Opinions are divided over whether the meteorological phenomenon of fine dust that hits the country from winter to spring every year is getting worse or not. Most people surveyed believe the fine dust problem is deteriorating, but some insist it has improved, citing statistical data. According to data from [...]

Risk of Depression on the Rise among Emotional Labor, Service and Sales Workers

Risk of Depression on the Rise among Emotional Labor, Service and Sales Workers

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that so-called emotional laborers in the service and sales sectors showed an increased risk of depression. The study was conducted by a research team at Korea University based on a database of 2,055 individuals older than 19 years of age working in service and [...]

S. Korean Children’s Song ‘Baby Shark’ Stays on Billboard’s Hot 100 for 2nd Week

S. Korean Children’s Song ‘Baby Shark’ Stays on Billboard’s Hot 100 for 2nd Week

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean children’s song “Baby Shark” was ranked on Billboard’s Hot 100 main singles chart this week after debuting on the list a week earlier, results showed Thursday. The English version of the song by Pinkfong, a children’s education entertainment brand, whose Korean title is “Shark Family,” came [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Say Fine Dust Vehicle Restrictions Should Also Include Private Cars

Majority of S. Koreans Say Fine Dust Vehicle Restrictions Should Also Include Private Cars

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Six out of ten South Koreans believe that the current policy of restricting the use of vehicles owned by public institutions during periods of severe fine dust is ineffective, arguing that the policy should be expanded to private cars as well. The Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health [...]