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Local Government to Assist Low-Income Seniors Collecting Scrap Paper

Local Government to Assist Low-Income Seniors Collecting Scrap Paper

SUWON, South Korea, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – An elderly from Daejeon in his 70s is being investigated by the police for collecting presidential election brochures and flyers from a local apartment complex. The suspect, whose identity was withheld, testified that he (or she) took four envelopes from mailboxes and 11 from the floor.  “I [...]

High-Income Households Spend Nine Times More on Private Education

High-Income Households Spend Nine Times More on Private Education

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent estimate showed that the gap in private education expenses between high-income and low-income households has widened even further. National Statistical Office of South Korea stated that during the first quarter of this year (from January to March), the average education expense at each household in the highest income bracket [...]