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90 pct of Seniors Believe ‘Dying Well’ Means No Burden on Friends and Family

90 pct of Seniors Believe ‘Dying Well’ Means No Burden on Friends and Family

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The vast majority of senior citizens in South Korea hope that they will pass away without causing any inconvenience to family members or friends, data showed Monday. The state​-run Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs conducted a survey of 10,097 senior citizens and asked what they thought it [...]

Consumers Boycott Delivery Services Following Deliveryman Deaths

Consumers Boycott Delivery Services Following Deliveryman Deaths

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Following the recent deaths of several deliverymen and media reports on how they worked in a poor, extreme environment, more people are calling on delivery businesses to rein in excessive efforts to come up with ‘faster’ delivery services. Some consumers even vowed on social media to boycott early morning [...]

‘Samsung Empire’ Architect Lee’s Feats Well Deserved, but Tarnished by Political Scandal

‘Samsung Empire’ Architect Lee’s Feats Well Deserved, but Tarnished by Political Scandal

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Kun-hee, the architect of now South Korea’s top conglomerate, Samsung Group, had been making headlines in the country’s business, social and even political realms since taking over the helm of the business empire from his father for his offbeat approaches and business insights. Lee inherited the Samsung crown [...]