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South Korea’s Mobile Taxi-hailing App Raises Driver Income by 37 pct

South Korea’s Mobile Taxi-hailing App Raises Driver Income by 37 pct

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Taxi drivers saw a more than 37 percent rise in their income after Kakao Taxi, a mobile taxi-hailing service, was introduced three and a half years ago. Kakao Mobility announced on Monday that taxi drivers, who used to earn 110,894 won per day back in early 2016, now earn [...]

7 out of 10 Temporary Researchers Make Less Than 2.5 Million Won Monthly

7 out of 10 Temporary Researchers Make Less Than 2.5 Million Won Monthly

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – A new study has revealed that 7 out of 10 academic researchers on temporary contracts have monthly salaries of less than 2.5 million won. Moreover, nearly half of all temporary researchers take home less than 1.67 million won per month in pay. A research paper revealing such results, authored [...]

Obesity Rate Different Between Men, Women According to Income Level

Obesity Rate Different Between Men, Women According to Income Level

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Low-income women and high-income men in South Korea are more likely to be obese, a report showed Tuesday, showing the correlation between body size and income level. The report was released by a team of researchers of the Seoul National University based on 39.09 million people who received medical [...]