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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 [...]

S. Korea Expected to Have More Productivity Growth Potential from Wider Use of Working from Home: BOK Report

S. Korea Expected to Have More Productivity Growth Potential from Wider Use of Working from Home: BOK Report

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has more room for improving productivity with a wider use of working from home, given its high internet connectivity and long commuting time caused by chronic traffic jams, a central bank report showed Thursday. According to the report by the Bank of Korea (BOK), the number of [...]

‘Software Developer’ Climbs Up List of Dream Jobs for Middle and High School Students

‘Software Developer’ Climbs Up List of Dream Jobs for Middle and High School Students

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — As online-based industries such as the metaverse are enjoying rising popularity, South Korean middle and high school students are developing stronger preferences for software developer as their dream job. According to a survey conducted jointly by the Ministry of Education and the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and [...]