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Business Administration Most Popular University Major in S. Korea

Business Administration Most Popular University Major in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Business administration appears to be the most popular and common major for South Korean university students, with domestic universities having more than 800 departments of business administration, a report said Saturday. According to the report by the Korean Educational Development Institute, four-year universities in South Korea had a total [...]

Bulk of S. Korea’s Farmland Belongs to People Over 60

Bulk of S. Korea’s Farmland Belongs to People Over 60

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The bulk of farmland in South Korea is owned by people over 60, data from the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI) showed Friday, raising concerns about the long-term sustainability of the country’s agricultural sector. The latest findings, based on information collected from Statistics Korea, showed that seniors control around [...]

S. Koreans Still Unable to Fully Use Leisure Time Despite 52-hour Workweek

S. Koreans Still Unable to Fully Use Leisure Time Despite 52-hour Workweek

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans are not fully able to use their leisure time despite having more time on their hands thanks to the 52-hour workweek, a poll showed Friday. Macromill Embrain surveyed 1,000 people between the ages of 19 and 59, 70 percent of whom said they had more time off, [...]

Third of Koreans to Travel Long Distances to Visit Hometowns During Chuseok

Third of Koreans to Travel Long Distances to Visit Hometowns During Chuseok

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A third of South Koreans are traveling long distances to reach their hometowns for the Chuseok holiday this year, a survey revealed Friday. The findings, based on calls made to 9,000 households across the country by the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI), showed that a further six out of 10 [...]