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Korean Students Set for Cross-America Bike Ride to Campaign for ‘Comfort Women’

Korean Students Set for Cross-America Bike Ride to Campaign for ‘Comfort Women’

LOS ANGELES, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Two South Korean college students will set out on a trans-American bicycle ride this week, seeking to boost global awareness of Korean women forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II. The students — 25-year-old Baek Hyun-jae and 22-year-old Lee Ho-jun — recently arrived in [...]

Korean Children and Adolescents Rank Last in OECD Happiness Index

Korean Children and Adolescents Rank Last in OECD Happiness Index

SEOUL, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean children and adolescents scored the lowest in their self-reported sense of happiness as measured by the ‘Better Life’ index from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). On May 2, Professor Yoo Shik Yum’s society improvement research laboratory at Yonsei University presented a report titled “2016 8th [...]

Number of Overseas Korean Students Continues to Drop

Number of Overseas Korean Students Continues to Drop

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of young South Koreans studying abroad plunged by a third over eight years, official data showed Tuesday, apparently thanks to the nation’s improved English education system. In 2014, 10,907 students from primary and secondary schools left the country to study abroad, down 12 percent from 12,374 the [...]

Sleepless High School Seniors in Korea

Sleepless High School Seniors in Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) -It turns out that high school seniors preparing for college entrance exams are severely sleep-deprived. Toz, a business that rents meeting rooms, conducted a survey on 1,800 high school seniors who used their study center. Results showed that 31 percent of the respondents slept five to six hours a night, [...]

30% of Korean Students Consider Plastic Surgeries to Get Jobs

30% of Korean Students Consider Plastic Surgeries to Get Jobs

SEOUL, Korea, April 18, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Among ten university students, as many as three are considering plastic surgeries to land jobs, especially on their eyes and teeth.  According to a survey conducted by Career, a job portal, on their concern on “plastic surgery for jobs” asking 505 university students, 30.5 percent said that [...]