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Nearly 70 pct of S. Koreans in Favor of Bill on Disqualifying Convicted Doctors

Nearly 70 pct of S. Koreans in Favor of Bill on Disqualifying Convicted Doctors

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 70 percent of South Koreans are in favor of a bill on disqualifying doctors convicted of felonies, which is currently under review at the National Assembly, a public opinion poll showed Wednesday. According to the survey conducted Tuesday on 500 people aged 18 or older by Realmeter, 68.5 [...]

COVID-19 Makes S. Koreans Less Happy, Economically More Insecure: Survey

COVID-19 Makes S. Koreans Less Happy, Economically More Insecure: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans felt less happy last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with women, young adults, the elderly and low-income citizens affected the most, a state-run think tank’s survey showed Tuesday. According to an annual survey on 8,336 adults by the Korea Institute of Public Administration (KIPA) from September [...]

Less than Half of S. Koreans Willing to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Immediately

Less than Half of S. Koreans Willing to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Immediately

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Less than half of South Koreans are willing to receive COVID-19 vaccine shots immediately, without waiting for further reports on those vaccines’ effects, an opinion poll showed Monday. In the survey conducted on 1,020 people aged 18 or over by the Korea Society Opinion Institute from last Friday to [...]

Nearly One-third of S. Koreans Experienced Online Violence Last Year

Nearly One-third of S. Koreans Experienced Online Violence Last Year

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 30 percent of South Koreans experienced online violence either as a victim or an abuser last year, according to a survey by the country’s media regulator Thursday. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said 32.7 percent responded that they had experienced online violence last year in a survey of [...]

More than Half of S. Koreans Want Eased Virus Curbs on Family Gatherings for Lunar New Year

More than Half of S. Koreans Want Eased Virus Curbs on Family Gatherings for Lunar New Year

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Over half of South Koreans want eased virus curbs for family gatherings of more than four people during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, a survey showed Tuesday. The country has banned gatherings of five or more people across the country to further slow down the COVID-19 pandemic since [...]