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16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap between men and women is significant in the opinion of ancestral rites, a major topic for the upcoming Chuseok holiday. According to a survey of 656 union members conducted by the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 16.7 percent of men said they wanted their offspring to [...]

S. Chungcheong Province to Host Ritual for Deceased Pets

S. Chungcheong Province to Host Ritual for Deceased Pets

NONSAN, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Yeonsan Ogye Foundation, preserving the Korean tradition of remembering animal spirits since 2003, announced Tuesday that it plans to hold ancestral rites for deceased pets in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province on October 21. ‘Yeonsan Ogye’ refers to a kind of chicken native to the Yeonsan region. The species [...]