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Top Food Item in Gyeonggi Province is Coffee

Top Food Item in Gyeonggi Province is Coffee

SUWON, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent analysis of social media showed that “coffee” was the most mentioned food in Gyeonggi Province on social media last year. The Gyeonggi Tourism Organization on Tuesday released the ‘2018 Gyeonggi Tourism Trends Report’ and the ‘2018 Gyeonggi Tourism Status Survey’, which included this information. The report analyzed [...]

Experts Call on Kakao and Naver to Stop Selling Apps on Their Own Platforms

Experts Call on Kakao and Naver to Stop Selling Apps on Their Own Platforms

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Experts are arguing that the practices of Kakao Corp., Naver Corp., and other platform businesses selling apps using their own platforms are negatively impacting the national economy. Local research institute Pi-Touch announced on Wednesday that if platform providers refrain from selling apps on their own platforms, 1.8 million jobs [...]

Seoul to Remove Right of Parents to Administer Punishment of Kids

Seoul to Remove Right of Parents to Administer Punishment of Kids

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Thursday that it will remove the right of parents to administer corporal punishment on their children as part of efforts to enhance the rights of minors. The move is part of the Moon Jae-in administration’s youth policy that aims to create an environment where children can [...]

Insurtech Used to Offer Insurance Discounts Based on Client Performance

Insurtech Used to Offer Insurance Discounts Based on Client Performance

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Insurtech, a combination of insurance and technology, is known as an underdeveloped sector despite its potential. The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), in its analysis on how Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and other new technologies are being used in the South Korean insurance market, [...]

Middle-aged Women Think a Lack of Conversation with Family is Unhealthy

Middle-aged Women Think a Lack of Conversation with Family is Unhealthy

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Middle-aged women who lack in conversation with their family members think of themselves as unhealthy, according to a new study. Prof. Kim Young-shik and researcher Kang Seo-young at Asan Medical Center released the results of their new study on Tuesday after a comprehensive analysis of the level of communication, [...]