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Poll Finds Widespread Support for Social Distancing

Poll Finds Widespread Support for Social Distancing

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Most South Koreans support the social distancing campaign to fend off the coronavirus, though three in 10 feel its side effects, a poll showed Wednesday. The survey by the Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health, a nongovernmental organization, also found citizens in an overwhelming number are positive toward [...]

S. Korean Streaming Service Market Grows 32.7 pct in 2019

S. Korean Streaming Service Market Grows 32.7 pct in 2019

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean online movie streaming service market expanded 32.7 percent last year from a year earlier on the back of rising demand for binge-watchable mobile platforms, a report showed Monday. According to the annual report published by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), the total revenue of the over-the-top [...]

Majority of Call Center Employees Feel Vulnerable to Coronavirus

Majority of Call Center Employees Feel Vulnerable to Coronavirus

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of employees at call centers in South Korea still feel their workplaces aren’t properly protected from coronavirus infection, a survey showed Sunday, despite government guidelines announced last month in the wake of a cluster infection at a Seoul call center. In a survey by Workplace Gapjil 119 [...]