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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 [...]

About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — About 94 percent of Korean adults have used YouTube directly or indirectly via other routes, a survey showed Thursday. A media research center of the Korea Press Foundation canvassed online 1,218 adults across the country from Aug. 20-24, and 77.8 percent, or 948, of the respondents answered they are [...]

Suicide-Related Information Rampant on Social Media

Suicide-Related Information Rampant on Social Media

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Harmful suicide-related information was found to be easily accessible by users on social media websites, particularly on Instagram, where the greatest number of posts regarding such information was found. The Ministry of Health and Welfare in association with police officials and the Korea Suicide Prevention Center said yesterday that [...]

Nearly Half of Heart Attack Patients Unable to Quit Smoking

Nearly Half of Heart Attack Patients Unable to Quit Smoking

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that nearly half of South Koreans who suffer from heart attacks resulting from clogged or narrowed blood vessels were unable to quit smoking even after receiving medical treatment for their acute illness. The death rate for smokers with continuous smoking habits was 1.6-times greater [...]