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Golf Courses Produce Enough Oxygen for 1.95 Million People Every Year: Study

Golf Courses Produce Enough Oxygen for 1.95 Million People Every Year: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — An interesting new study found that the amount of oxygen emitted yearly from grass and trees situated in the nation’s golf courses was sufficient to provide 1.95 million people with air to breathe in. According to the Korea Leisure Industry Institute, the total amount of oxygen given off by [...]

Women Prefer Bottled Drinks, Men Prefer Smaller Canned Drinks: Survey

Women Prefer Bottled Drinks, Men Prefer Smaller Canned Drinks: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The previous world record for the greatest number of people simultaneously performing the ice A new survey has found that women are more likely to purchase larger-sized beverages than men at convenience stores. According to an analysis conducted by GS Retail, the operator of the convenience store chain GS [...]

Over 80 pct of South Koreans Back Renewable Energy Expansion: Poll

Over 80 pct of South Koreans Back Renewable Energy Expansion: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — More than eight in 10 South Koreans favor the increased use of renewable energy on the grounds that it is clean and inexhaustible, a poll showed Monday. According to the survey of 1,003 South Koreans across the nation, 86.2 percent of respondents said they are in favor of the [...]

Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Back ‘Passive Euthanasia’: Poll

Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Back ‘Passive Euthanasia’: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — More than six in 10 South Koreans favor euthanasia for terminal patients when life support is deemed meaningless, a poll showed Friday. In the survey conducted by Seoul National University Hospital, 66.5 percent of 1,241 citizens said they are in favor of removing life support from patients when there [...]

47% of Dementia Patient Caregivers “Quit Work” Or “Cut Down on Work Hours”

47% of Dementia Patient Caregivers “Quit Work” Or “Cut Down on Work Hours”

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly half of all guardians of dementia patients were found to have given up their job or decrease their work hours in order to care for their loved ones. This was according to a survey carried out by the Korea Dementia Association, the results of which were published yesterday. [...]

90% of Adults Unable to Communicate with Elderly: Survey

90% of Adults Unable to Communicate with Elderly: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that 5 out of 10 South Korean senior citizens say they have difficulty communicating with those belonging to younger demographic groups. Of adults middle-aged and younger, 90 percent stated that they could not communicate with the elderly. The results of the study, which was [...]

Work Hour Restrictions Popular Among South Korean Public

Work Hour Restrictions Popular Among South Korean Public

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A new survey has found that at 64.2 percent, a significant majority of South Koreans are in favor of the government’s recent decision to place a cap on weekly work hours, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The survey, which was commissioned by the ministry and [...]