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Weak Employment Conditions Adversely Affects Sex Life among Women: Survey

Weak Employment Conditions Adversely Affects Sex Life among Women: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean women in their 20s and 30s had sex less in 2014 compared with a decade ago, a survey showed Monday, amid high youth unemployment that has led to late marriage and less dating. South Korea’s overall unemployment rate stood at 3.8 percent in June, up 0.2 percentage [...]

Health Care Costs for Insured Foreigners Double over 5 years

Health Care Costs for Insured Foreigners Double over 5 years

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Health care costs for foreigners covered by South Korea’s state health insurance have more than doubled over the past five years as more subscribe to the scheme, data showed Friday. The total medical cost for covered foreigners came to 553 billion won (US$487 million) last year, up 109 percent [...]

Gangwon Province Offers Increased Home Advantage for Local Teachers in Bid to Attract Teachers

Gangwon Province Offers Increased Home Advantage for Local Teachers in Bid to Attract Teachers

CHUNCHEON, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Compared to Seoul, where education grads are lined up around the block to take the teacher certification exam, Gangwon Province is having trouble putting bodies in seats in order to fill 100 elementary school teaching positions by February.   As desperate times call for desperate measures, both the National Council of [...]