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Fine-dust Density Getting Thicker, Annual Average Declining

Fine-dust Density Getting Thicker, Annual Average Declining

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Opinions are divided over whether the meteorological phenomenon of fine dust that hits the country from winter to spring every year is getting worse or not. Most people surveyed believe the fine dust problem is deteriorating, but some insist it has improved, citing statistical data. According to data from [...]

Risk of Depression on the Rise among Emotional Labor, Service and Sales Workers

Risk of Depression on the Rise among Emotional Labor, Service and Sales Workers

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that so-called emotional laborers in the service and sales sectors showed an increased risk of depression. The study was conducted by a research team at Korea University based on a database of 2,055 individuals older than 19 years of age working in service and [...]

S. Korea Seeks to Produce 6.2 Million Hydrogen Cars by 2040

S. Korea Seeks to Produce 6.2 Million Hydrogen Cars by 2040

SEJONG, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced a hydrogen economy policy blueprint on Thursday that centers on promoting eco-friendly automobiles and power cells that could create 43 trillion won (US$38.2 billion) worth of wealth in 2040. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said the policy is focused on building a society that [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Say Fine Dust Vehicle Restrictions Should Also Include Private Cars

Majority of S. Koreans Say Fine Dust Vehicle Restrictions Should Also Include Private Cars

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Six out of ten South Koreans believe that the current policy of restricting the use of vehicles owned by public institutions during periods of severe fine dust is ineffective, arguing that the policy should be expanded to private cars as well. The Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health [...]