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Statue Symbolizing Former Wartime Sex Slave Returns to Japanese Art Show

Statue Symbolizing Former Wartime Sex Slave Returns to Japanese Art Show

SEOUL/NAGOYA, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean statue symbolizing Japan’s sexual enslavement of women from Korea and elsewhere in Asia was put back on display Tuesday at a major Japanese art show in Nagoya after its controversial withdrawal from the show. The statue, representing Korean women who were forced into sexual service for [...]

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Almost half of all teenagers from multicultural families said they have not decided on their future career path. Many of them were being influenced by economic situations, the educational background of their parents, and other external factors, according to a recent study. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a [...]

MAMA Stirs Controversy with Decision to Hold This Year’s Event in Japan

MAMA Stirs Controversy with Decision to Hold This Year’s Event in Japan

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ ENM is generating a bit of controversy over its choice of Japan as the sole destination for this year’s Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) despite unprecedented trade and diplomatic rows between Seoul and Tokyo. A week earlier, the media and entertainment unit of the conglomerate CJ unveiled Nagoya [...]

S. Korea Beefs Up Measures Against Influencers’ Possible Tax Evasion

S. Korea Beefs Up Measures Against Influencers’ Possible Tax Evasion

SEJONG, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Monday that it is strengthening measures to cope with possible tax evasion by influencers and YouTube content creators. South Korea has been collecting tax information on influencers and YouTubers through various tax records and financial data on transactions provided by the Financial Intelligence Unit, an affiliate [...]