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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 [...]

Majority Agrees That Current Education System Helps Pass on Parent’s Economic Status

Majority Agrees That Current Education System Helps Pass on Parent’s Economic Status

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Many adults think that the current education system offers a structure where parents’ jobs, academic credentials, and economic status can be passed on to their children. According to a poll released Monday by the World Without Worry About Shadow Education, 84.2 percent of the 1,115 adult respondents said they [...]

S. Korean Product to Check Sleeping Children Left Behind in Vehicles Exported to Vietnam

S. Korean Product to Check Sleeping Children Left Behind in Vehicles Exported to Vietnam

CHEONAN, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Special school bus cushions developed in South Korea that send the status of children entering and leaving school vehicles to smartphones in real time and sound a warning if children are left behind will be exported to Vietnam. According to the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) Tuesday, Vietnam’s [...]