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Jeju Mulls Increasing Minimum Resident Visa Investment to 1.5 bln Won

Jeju Mulls Increasing Minimum Resident Visa Investment to 1.5 bln Won

JEJU, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju said Friday it will push to raise the minimum investment required of foreigners under its real-estate investment immigration policy to 1.5 billion won. Under the current property investment immigration system, foreigners who invest 500 million won (about US$419,000) or more in condominiums or other [...]

Women Living Alone Spend More Time on Self-management and Rest than Men: Study

Women Living Alone Spend More Time on Self-management and Rest than Men: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Women living alone tend to remain alone longer than their male counterparts, allocating a significant amount of time to self-management and resting. The Korea Women’s Development Institute, based on an analysis of a 2019 study conducted by Statistics Korea, reported that women living alone sleep for an average of [...]

Public Voices Grow in Support of ‘Post-Construction Sale System’ After Gwangju Apartment Building Collapse

Public Voices Grow in Support of ‘Post-Construction Sale System’ After Gwangju Apartment Building Collapse

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Public voices are growing in support of a ‘post-construction sale system’ after fraudulent construction was pointed out as the cause of the partial apartment building collapse in Gwangju last week. Major online real estate communities have recently been flooded with a large number of comments supporting the introduction of [...]