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Seoul’s Plan to Provide ‘Unconditional’ Youth Allowances Facing Opposition

Seoul’s Plan to Provide ‘Unconditional’ Youth Allowances Facing Opposition

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy is rising among Seoulites as the Seoul Metropolitan Government reportedly has been looking into the possibility of offering monthly stipends to young residents, no strings attached. The city government announced on Wednesday that the Seoul Institute and LAB2050, a private research institution, have proposed implementing the plan for [...]

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

BUSAN, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Vietnamese is gaining popularity among South Korean universities as Vietnam’s rapid economic development, coupled with Park Hang-seo’s sterling reputation as the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, is leading many students to take interest in the country. Vietnam has also been chosen to host the upcoming U.S.-North Korea [...]

Exhibit on Canadian Supporters of Korean Independence Movement to Open This Week

Exhibit on Canadian Supporters of Korean Independence Movement to Open This Week

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday it will open an exhibition this week on late Canadian missionary Frank Schofield and his four compatriots in recognition of their contribution to Korean independence movement against Japan’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula. The exhibit, which will run from Saturday through March [...]

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

DAEJEON, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS) in Daejeon will be creating a new medical mathematics center to conduct research that can raise the success rate of designing effective treatment plans based on precise medical information. Medical mathematics takes into account mathematical explanations and modeling theories to solve various [...]