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Seoul High School Introduces Fair Trade Vending Machine

Seoul High School Introduces Fair Trade Vending Machine

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — High school students in Seoul have introduced a ‘fair trade vending machine’ that sells chocolates, dried fruits, and other products sourced through fair trade. Members of a student club at Seoul High School in Seoul’s Seocho District, were responsible for introducing the vending machine. “This is South Korea’s very [...]

High-Schoolers Make Badges in Honor of Comfort Women

High-Schoolers Make Badges in Honor of Comfort Women

Gangwon Province, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – High school students in Gangwon Province’s Cheorwon County went viral on social media after making badges in commemoration of comfort women who were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. Fourteen students from Cheorwon High School’s history club “Jiphyeonjeon” and another history [...]

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

CHEONGJU, South Korea, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Although regional educational offices leave rules regarding use of makeup at the discretion of individual elementary, middle and high schools, students are still restricted in terms of their makeup choices at many Korean schools.  “Our school guidelines don’t specify the individual cosmetics products allowed or banned,” said [...]