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Daejeon Council Proposes Child Height Growth Subsidy Bill

Daejeon Council Proposes Child Height Growth Subsidy Bill

DAEJEON, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) — City councilors in the central city of Daejeon have proposed a new ordinance to spend public funds to support the height growth of children, the city council said Wednesday. The ordinance recently submitted by 14 council members calls on the city’s educational superintendent to promote various projects to help [...]

Hyundai Mobis Brainwave Tech Supports Psychological Consultation for Children

Hyundai Mobis Brainwave Tech Supports Psychological Consultation for Children

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s first brainwave-based in-vehicle healthcare technology, developed by Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s leading auto parts maker, will be utilized for psychological consultations with children. The company on Wednesday announced the delivery of its brainwave-based driver monitoring system, M.Brain, to six childcare organizations nationwide. The design and comfort [...]

Busan Museum to Host Exhibition Featuring Collaboration Between Artist and Children

Busan Museum to Host Exhibition Featuring Collaboration Between Artist and Children

BUSAN, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Museum of Art in Busan has announced that it will host a participatory exhibition in the Children’s Gallery, featuring a collaboration between an artist and children from Thursday until Dec. 17. The exhibition will display 12 new artworks by the artist Kim Hong-seok and will be held [...]

More than Half of Children Aged 3-5 Introduced to Digital Devices Before 24 Months: Study

More than Half of Children Aged 3-5 Introduced to Digital Devices Before 24 Months: Study

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — In a recent study conducted by the Korea National University of Education’s Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation, it was found that a concerning number of children between the ages of 3 and 5 were introduced to digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, TVs, and laptops before they even turned 24 months [...]

More Koreans Now Disagree with the Idea that Children Should Look After Their Parents

More Koreans Now Disagree with the Idea that Children Should Look After Their Parents

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The perception that children should look after their parents is quickly disappearing, a report showed Sunday. The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs conducted a survey of 7,865 households, in which only 21.4 percent believed that children should be responsible for looking after their parents. Another 29 percent [...]

Men with Higher Incomes Have Higher-earning Children: Study

Men with Higher Incomes Have Higher-earning Children: Study

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Children raised by parents with higher incomes will earn higher incomes themselves, indicating that socioeconomic status may be inherited, a study showed Sundy. Lee Ji-eun, a senior researcher at the Korea Labor Institute, and Jeong Se-eun, an economics professor at Chungnam National University analyzed the Korea Labor & Income [...]

Six out of 10 Korean Parents Enjoy Playing Video Games Together with Their Children: Survey

Six out of 10 Korean Parents Enjoy Playing Video Games Together with Their Children: Survey

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — About six out of 10 South Korean parents enjoy playing video games with their children, a survey showed Wednesday. According to the survey conducted last year by the Korea Creative Content Agency, 59.3 percent of the 1,028 respondents with school-age children said they play video games with their children [...]