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Exhausted Parents Struggle to Take Care of Children with School Year Delayed

Exhausted Parents Struggle to Take Care of Children with School Year Delayed

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Parents are struggling to find the time and space to spend time with their children as authorities have delayed the new school year due to the coronavirus outbreak, and with cabin fever setting in. All kindergartens, elementary, middle, and high schools across the country will begin their school year [...]

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — In major advanced countries, the more women engage in economic activities, the more children they have. According to a report from the Korea Association of Public Finance, based on 1990-2016 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) country panel data, the number of childbirths increased significantly as women’s participation [...]

Mobile Carriers Boost Marketing for Children Ahead of New School Season

Mobile Carriers Boost Marketing for Children Ahead of New School Season

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major mobile carriers are rolling out various marketing programs targeting children, industry insiders said Sunday, as they aim to secure their future customers ahead of the new academic year. The mobile carriers unveiled new promotions and mobile phone products for kids this month, hoping they can win [...]

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 [...]