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Japanese TV Personality’s Choice Draws Attention as Seoul Seeks to Embrace Diverse Forms of Family

Japanese TV Personality’s Choice Draws Attention as Seoul Seeks to Embrace Diverse Forms of Family

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Sayuri, a Japanese TV personality who lives in Seoul, starts her day before 4 a.m. when her five month-old baby wakes up. She has to skip her own breakfast as she is occupied feeding and comforting her child. An unmarried woman who chose to be a single mother, Sayuri [...]

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has confirmed that a growing number of South Koreans would consider tying the knot with an individual from another country. The Seoul-based Overseas Koreans Foundation conducted a survey of 1,000 Koreans aged over 19 years old, 30 percent of whom showed interest in international marriage. Roughly [...]

1 in 4 Infertile Couples Experience Conflict Within Family

1 in 4 Infertile Couples Experience Conflict Within Family

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — One quarter of South Korean couples dealing with infertility have family conflicts, according to a recent study. According to an in-depth interview conducted by the CHA Bundang Women’s Medical Center last year on 100 patients who visited the hospital, 25 percent experienced family conflicts. Next on the list was [...]

3 in 4 S. Koreans Call for Abolishing Childbirth Classification by Marital Status

3 in 4 S. Koreans Call for Abolishing Childbirth Classification by Marital Status

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The majority of South Koreans were found to support the idea of amending the current legal system that classifies childbirth depending on the marital status of the child’s parents. The Ministry of Gender and Equality conducted a survey on 1,500 South Koreans last month to gain insight into views [...]