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S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea ranks as one of the leading members among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the treatment of cancer, medical data showed Sunday. The 2019 Health at a Glance report released by the Paris-based organization said Asia’s fourth-largest economy had the highest five-year survival rate [...]

Luxury Fashion Powerhouses Rush into S. Korean Market

Luxury Fashion Powerhouses Rush into S. Korean Market

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — When it comes to purchasing luxury and premium products and services, South Koreans are almost on par with other major countries. Indeed, South Koreans’ love for luxury goods is astonishing, and that’s why high-end brands, which are known to stick to their heritage and tradition, have recently taken new [...]

Historic Cathedral in Jeonju to Hold Art Show Marking 130th Anniv.

Historic Cathedral in Jeonju to Hold Art Show Marking 130th Anniv.

JEONJU, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Celebrating the 130th anniversary of its construction this year, Jeondong Catholic Cathedral, a church in the heritage village of Jeonju, will stage a media art show inspired by Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The media art show will project reinterpreted modern images of the Michelangelo painting on the [...]

Michelin Guide Embroiled in Controversial Scandal in S. Korea

Michelin Guide Embroiled in Controversial Scandal in S. Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy looms following a recent report by the South Korean media that there were ‘financial exchanges’ surrounding the designation of restaurants to be listed in the Michelin Guide Seoul 2020. Michelin strongly denied the accusations, saying that “it’s a scheme committed by those who have nothing to do with [...]

Teenagers Oppose National College Entrance Examination

Teenagers Oppose National College Entrance Examination

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — On Thursday, as South Korean students sat for the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), civic groups gathered to protest the current college-centric education system. ‘The Hidden Bag for Change by Rejecting College Entrance Examinations,’ a student organization, held a press conference in Seoul where six protesters including teenagers and [...]