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95 pct of Working Mothers Have Thought of Quitting Work

95 pct of Working Mothers Have Thought of Quitting Work

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 9 out of 10 so-called “working mothers” who work and raise kids at the same time have considered quitting their job. According to an online survey conducted by KB Financial Group, of 2,000 women with children younger than high-school age, 95 percent of working mothers have considered [...]

Gov’t to Better Protect Human Rights of Foreign Entertainment Workers

Gov’t to Better Protect Human Rights of Foreign Entertainment Workers

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Justice on Tuesday announced new policy measures aimed at improving the human rights of foreigners working in the local hotel and entertainment sectors with the E-6 visa. The new measures to strengthen screening and monitoring for applicants and holders of the E-6 visa, dubbed the “culture [...]

Seoul Expands Purchases of Eco-friendly Cars amid New Energy Drive

Seoul Expands Purchases of Eco-friendly Cars amid New Energy Drive

SEJONG, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s public organizations increased their purchases of eco-friendly cars, including hydrogen fuel cell automobiles, this year in line with a new energy drive that centers on cutting the use of fossil fuels, data showed Tuesday. Eco-friendly cars accounted for roughly 70 percent of the combined cars purchased by [...]

Smart Crosswalk System Installed in Gumi for Pedestrian Safety

Smart Crosswalk System Installed in Gumi for Pedestrian Safety

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — North Gyeongsang Province installed a smart traffic safety system for crosswalks in Gumi to prevent traffic accidents. The system, installed in the children’s safety zone at Gumi’s Okgye Elementary School, is comprised of a smart ground lighting system and traffic safety signs for crosswalks. The system detects pedestrian movement [...]