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Over Half of 20-somethings Don’t Plan to Have Children After Marriage: Poll

Over Half of 20-somethings Don’t Plan to Have Children After Marriage: Poll

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of single 20-somethings in South Korea do not want to have babies after marriage due apparently to concerns over high child-rearing costs in the country, a poll showed Monday. According to a survey reported in a monthly economic journal by the state-run Korea Development Institute, 52.4 [...]

Actors Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin Get Married in Private Ceremony

Actors Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin Get Married in Private Ceremony

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Celebrity actor couple Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin got married Thursday, with the wedding ceremony strictly hidden from the public eye. Under tight security and secrecy, the wedding started at Grand Walkerhill Seoul, in eastern Seoul, at 4 p.m. with only their parents, relatives and friends attending. Actor Jang [...]

Two-thirds of Unmarried Couples Feel Satisfaction in Their Relationship: Survey

Two-thirds of Unmarried Couples Feel Satisfaction in Their Relationship: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that almost two thirds of unmarried couples who live together without being married are satisfied with the relationship with their partner. The state-funded Korea Women’s Development Institute conducted a survey of 3,007 persons between 19 and 69 years of age living as an unmarried couple, [...]