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Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Married couples in their 30s and 40s without any children are more satisfied with their marriage and happier after retirement, a recent study has revealed. Prof. Eun Seon-kyung from Korea Christian University conducted a survey of 1,000 women in their 30s and 40s who were married and were with [...]

Radioactive Materials Found in 19,000 Households over 5 Years

Radioactive Materials Found in 19,000 Households over 5 Years

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Over the last five years, radon, a radioactive substance, was reportedly found at thousands of apartment complexes across the nation. The substance was mostly found in construction materials. Rep. Chung Dong-young, based on reports collected from 14 regional authorities, said radon was found in 18,682 households between 2015 and [...]

Uniqlo Begins Marketing Offensive in S. Korea

Uniqlo Begins Marketing Offensive in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo is coming back to strengthen its presence in the South Korean market after a setback caused by the boycott movement against Japanese products that began last July. Uniqlo’s new commercial, however, has rekindled controversy following complaints that the ad made fun of Japanese sex slaves. [...]

Malicious Comments and Discrimination Increase Risk of Suicide Among Teens

Malicious Comments and Discrimination Increase Risk of Suicide Among Teens

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Every time they experience bad comments or discrimination on the Internet, middle school students are more likely to have extreme thoughts. Choi Jung-ah, an associate professor at Kyungil University, said that when cyberbullying occurs, teenagers are 57.7 percent more likely to think of committing suicide, and the likelihood will [...]

Seoul, Adjacent Metropolitan Areas Launch Preliminary Measures to Reduce Fine Dust

Seoul, Adjacent Metropolitan Areas Launch Preliminary Measures to Reduce Fine Dust

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul and its adjacent metropolitan areas kicked off preliminary measures to reduce fine dust air pollution on Monday, the first such steps taken this autumn. A set of preliminary measures are being taken in the public sector to cut fine dust in a proactive manner when there is a [...]

Uniqlo to Halt Ad After Allegations of Defaming Sex Slave Victims

Uniqlo to Halt Ad After Allegations of Defaming Sex Slave Victims

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo said Sunday that it will suspend a new advertisement following allegations that the advertisement defamed victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery. Uniqlo’s latest commercial, aired globally, sparked suspicions in South Korea that it could be intended to ridicule sexual slavery victims due to a difference [...]