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Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Petitions to the Blue House have been serving as an active communication channel between the public and the highest corridors of power since President Moon Jae-in took office last year. On May 14, the Blue House and National Information Society Agency (NIA) disclosed the big data analysis result of over 160,000 [...]

Babies Living Closer to Road at Higher Risk of Bronchiolitis: Study

Babies Living Closer to Road at Higher Risk of Bronchiolitis: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Babies living closer to roads are at a higher risk of having bronchiolitis, a study showed Friday, indicating a correlation between traffic-related air pollution and infantile bronchiolitis and childhood asthma. Bronchiolitis in infants mostly affects those younger than 2 months old. Signs of severe bronchiolitis include retractions and can [...]

Men on Paternity Leave on Steady Rise, Working Hours Down in 2016

Men on Paternity Leave on Steady Rise, Working Hours Down in 2016

SEJONG, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — More South Korean men are taking paternity leave nowadays, but their number still pales in comparison to that of women, data showed Friday. The data compiled by Statistics Korea showed that the number of male employees getting paternity leave came to 7,616 in 2016, up from 4,872 in 2015, [...]

Premature Deliveries Double in 16 yrs Due to Late Marriages: Survey

Premature Deliveries Double in 16 yrs Due to Late Marriages: Survey

SEOUL, Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s premature birthrate has nearly doubled in the past 16 years, a survey showed Tuesday, with a growing number of women getting married late and experiencing difficulties having babies. The rate of premature delivery within less than 37 weeks of pregnancy rose to 6.44 percent between 2013 and [...]

Children the New Key to Success in Home Electronics

Children the New Key to Success in Home Electronics

  Despite the sluggish economy, consumers are opening their wallets for their children, pushing the electronics industry to focus on ‘child marketing’. (Image : Yonhap) SEOUL, Feb.16 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the sluggish economy, consumers are opening their wallets for their children, pushing the electronics industry to focus on ‘child marketing’. According to industry watchers, [...]

Baby-Product Industry Buoyed by China’ Policy Shift

Baby-Product Industry Buoyed by China’ Policy Shift

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire)–The stock prices of companies in the domestic baby-product industry showed strength right before the fifth plenary session of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. China is expected to amend its strict child birth policies to allow parents to have more than one child. Shares of Zero to [...]