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Daycare Center Usage Way Below Gov’t 40 pct Target: Data

Daycare Center Usage Way Below Gov’t 40 pct Target: Data

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The proportion of children using national and public kindergartens and childcare centers is expected to hover below 40 percent, short of the government’s target, official data showed Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in earlier set a goal to expand government support for parents with young children, vowing to more than triple [...]

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With reliance on smartphones increasing among toddlers and young children, educational classes on fighting Internet addiction will now be offered to preschoolers. According to government officials, the Ministry of Science and ICT will be holding classes regarding Internet addiction prevention targeting pre-school children for the first time starting August [...]

Siemens and Asan Medical Center Co-develop CT Scan Method for Children

Siemens and Asan Medical Center Co-develop CT Scan Method for Children

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Medical technology giant Siemens Healthineers and Seoul’s Asan Medical Center have joined hands to develop a CT scan technology that makes it easier for doctors to take a CT scan of children who have a hard time holding their breath. Existing CT technology is based on scans made in [...]

VistaJet Launches the Most Extensive Children’s Private Travel Program

VistaJet Launches the Most Extensive Children’s Private Travel Program

LONDON, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announced the launch of Adventures in the Sky, the most extensive travelers’ program designed especially for children. With one in four of VistaJet flights in 2017 having a child on-board*, offering activities dedicated to young travelers is proving increasingly [...]

Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Telecommunications platforms and portal websites are competing for the sizeable market catering to services for children. Experts say that businesses are implementing strategies that target parents willing to invest big bucks for their kids. In the process, businesses are also able to secure a new generation of customers. According [...]