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S. Korea Builds Memorial Park for Children Who Succumb to Cancer

S. Korea Builds Memorial Park for Children Who Succumb to Cancer

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A Children’s Memorial Park, where children who pass away after suffering from cancer and leukemia can rest in peace, will be built in South Korea for the very first time. HiFamily, a South Korean protestant organization, will be opening the Andersen Memorial Park inside ‘W-Story’, a family theme park [...]

23 pct of S. Korean Singles Say They Don’t Plan to Have Children: Poll

23 pct of S. Korean Singles Say They Don’t Plan to Have Children: Poll

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly one out of four single South Koreans don’t want to have babies, even after they marry, due to concerns over child-rearing costs, a survey showed Tuesday. According to a survey by matchmaking agency Duo Info Corp., 37.6 percent of unmarried respondents said they want to have a child [...]

Majority of Children and Teenagers “Take Painkillers Only When a Headache Gets Worse”

Majority of Children and Teenagers “Take Painkillers Only When a Headache Gets Worse”

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — On the occasion of the 4th annual ‘Headache Day’, the Korea Headache Society released the results of a survey of 500 parents of children and teenagers who experienced headaches on Wednesday. According to the survey, 57.2 percent of children who complained of headaches typically take painkillers ‘when a headache [...]

Study Shows 7 in 10 S. Korean Adults Like Children’s Goods

Study Shows 7 in 10 S. Korean Adults Like Children’s Goods

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that more than 70 percent of South Korean adults over 20 years of age have ‘kidult’ tendencies. Gmarket, a South Korean online shopping mall, conducted a survey of 710 customers, 73 percent of whom said they like products made for children. Among the respondents, [...]

YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTuber is now one of the 10 occupations most desired by South Korean elementary school students, while scientist has been pushed out of the top 10, a government survey showed Thursday. In the survey of thousands of young students by government agencies earlier this year, professional athlete replaced teacher [...]

Study Shows Parents Give Smartphones to Children to Being Distracted During Work

Study Shows Parents Give Smartphones to Children to Being Distracted During Work

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — While 6 out of 10 parents with infant children recognize the educational potential of smartphones, only 1 out of 10 parents actually used mobile educational applications for children. Roughly 60 percent of parents said they let their children play with smartphones to entertain them or so that they could [...]