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Five to Seven is Optimal Age to Enhance Digital Capability

Five to Seven is Optimal Age to Enhance Digital Capability

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that the level of digital literacy was the highest when computers and other digital devices were first used between the ages of five and seven. Digital literacy refers to “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, [...]

Parents’ Economic Background Plays an Important Role in Children’s Income

Parents’ Economic Background Plays an Important Role in Children’s Income

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Young people in Seoul recognize that the better off their parents are, the higher their children’s average salary is. According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s survey of 10,000 young people between 19 and 39 years of age, there are differences in their salaries depending on the economic background of [...]

Children’s Beauty Products Spark Controversy

Children’s Beauty Products Spark Controversy

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy is rising over ‘high heels for children’ and other fashion goods aimed at children as the children’s beauty market is expanding. 11st, an online shopping mall, reported that sales of cosmetics for children have surged by 360 percent since last year. Following the success of Walt Disney’s sensational [...]

Low Birthrate Leads to Rise of Premium Toy Market

Low Birthrate Leads to Rise of Premium Toy Market

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increase in the so-called ‘ten pocket’ phenomenon, where parents, grandparents, relatives, and other acquaintances, due to a low birthrate, open up their wallets to spend on a single child, expensive high-end toys are gaining popularity. Auction, a South Korean online shopping mall, conducted a one-month study on [...]

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Married couples in their 30s and 40s without any children are more satisfied with their marriage and happier after retirement, a recent study has revealed. Prof. Eun Seon-kyung from Korea Christian University conducted a survey of 1,000 women in their 30s and 40s who were married and were with [...]