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70 pct of Seoul Citizens Find S. Korea ‘Severely’ Unequal

70 pct of Seoul Citizens Find S. Korea ‘Severely’ Unequal

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Seven in 10 Seoul citizens find South Korea “severely” unequal, a poll has suggested. According to the city government’s survey unveiled Monday, 26.5 percent said inequality in the society is “very severe” and 42.3 percent “severe.” As the areas with the worst inequality, 41.1 percent picked “building assets, such [...]

Celebrities Exposed to Social Media Comments After Death

Celebrities Exposed to Social Media Comments After Death

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The social media accounts of celebrities who committed suicide after suffering from malicious comments are still exposed to negative comments. The Instagram account of singer and actress Sulli, who passed away in October last year, has been visited by a steady stream of Internet users. Some 100 comments were [...]

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — In major advanced countries, the more women engage in economic activities, the more children they have. According to a report from the Korea Association of Public Finance, based on 1990-2016 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) country panel data, the number of childbirths increased significantly as women’s participation [...]

Concerns Mounting over Wuhan Virus Potentially Spreading Across S. Korea

Concerns Mounting over Wuhan Virus Potentially Spreading Across S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite enhanced quarantine efforts, concerns are rising here that the Wuhan coronavirus may spread across the country as some patients confirmed to be infected with the virus have not been adequately screened at airports and have been in contact with citizens here. According to the Korea Centers for Disease [...]