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1 in 4 S. Koreans Willing to Spend More on 5G amid Pandemic

1 in 4 S. Koreans Willing to Spend More on 5G amid Pandemic

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — One in four South Koreans are inclined to spend more on 5G network services and faster internet connection to better prepare for the coronavirus pandemic, a survey showed on Tuesday. The survey conducted by Ericsson-LG, a joint venture between Sweden-based Ericsson and South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc., showed that [...]

S. Korea’s Fight Against Coronavirus Wins Favorable Reviews from Overseas

S. Korea’s Fight Against Coronavirus Wins Favorable Reviews from Overseas

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government’s response to the novel coronavirus is favorably appreciated by people around the world, a survey showed Tuesday. Commissioned by the Joongmin Foundation for Social Theory, a Seoul-based liberal institute, the survey was conducted by Rakuten Insight Surveys on 15,312 people living in 30 cities across [...]

Nine in 10 Koreans Worried About Discrimination Due to Coronavirus

Nine in 10 Koreans Worried About Discrimination Due to Coronavirus

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Nine in 10 South Koreans fear they could be discriminated against following the coronavirus outbreak, a poll said Tuesday, indicating the pandemic may have heightened public sensitivity to discrimination. In the poll of 1,000 adults nationwide by the National Human Rights Commission, 91.1 percent said they agree to the [...]

Coronavirus Cuts Church Attendance, Giving in S. Korea

Coronavirus Cuts Church Attendance, Giving in S. Korea

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Church attendance and giving in South Korea have been sharply reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic, a survey showed on Saturday. In the survey of 1,135 member pastors of the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church in Korea, 68.8 percent said church donations have decreased due to COVID-19, while 30.1 [...]

Seven in 10 Citizens Think Korean Society is Deeply Discriminative

Seven in 10 Citizens Think Korean Society is Deeply Discriminative

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans think discrimination and human rights violations in the country are serious, a survey showed Friday. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea unveiled the results of its first annual survey on human rights conditions in the country, conducted with 13,077 adults across the country [...]

Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Reducing fine dust particles should be the top priority among the government’s environmental policies, according to a poll of ordinary citizens and experts released on Saturday. The poll was conducted by the Ministry of Environment on 700 citizens and 510 experts last year to collect their opinions on environmental [...]