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Women Living Alone Spend More Time on Self-management and Rest than Men: Study

Women Living Alone Spend More Time on Self-management and Rest than Men: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Women living alone tend to remain alone longer than their male counterparts, allocating a significant amount of time to self-management and resting. The Korea Women’s Development Institute, based on an analysis of a 2019 study conducted by Statistics Korea, reported that women living alone sleep for an average of [...]

Public Voices Grow in Support of ‘Post-Construction Sale System’ After Gwangju Apartment Building Collapse

Public Voices Grow in Support of ‘Post-Construction Sale System’ After Gwangju Apartment Building Collapse

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Public voices are growing in support of a ‘post-construction sale system’ after fraudulent construction was pointed out as the cause of the partial apartment building collapse in Gwangju last week. Major online real estate communities have recently been flooded with a large number of comments supporting the introduction of [...]

Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Online game developer Smilegate Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it had established datasets for hateful online comments and speech through its artificial intelligence (AI) center. Alarmed by the sharp increase in hate expressions in online spaces, Smilegate’s AI center established datasets for hateful online comments and speech as a [...]

Reported Cases of Animal Abandonment Drop as Pandemic Keeps People Indoors

Reported Cases of Animal Abandonment Drop as Pandemic Keeps People Indoors

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of cases of animal abandonment reported in South Korea has dropped after COVID-19 kept pets and their owners indoors. The Korean Animal Welfare Association reported Wednesday that there were 116,984 reported cases of animal abandonment registered with the animal protection management system last year, which was 9.1 [...]