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Actress Ku Hye-sun Denies Ending Marriage with Actor Ahn Jae-hyun

Actress Ku Hye-sun Denies Ending Marriage with Actor Ahn Jae-hyun

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Actress Ku Hye-sun’s lawyer said Wednesday she doesn’t have any intention to end her marriage with actor Ahn Jae-hyun, denying persistent media speculation over their imminent divorce. Ku’s legal agency, LIWU Law Group, said the 35-year-old actress and 32-year-old Ahn have never reached an agreement on divorce, though they [...]

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Union Corporate Committee (UCC), a volunteer organization with over eight years of volunteering experience overseas since 2012, held a special event for female immigrants in South Korea to meet with their family members online. The UCC is comprised of both management and labor unions of the telecommunications giant [...]

72 pct of Married Women Would Rather Get a Divorce if They Cannot Solve Marital Conflict

72 pct of Married Women Would Rather Get a Divorce if They Cannot Solve Marital Conflict

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — More than seven out of ten married women thought that it would be better to part if they were not able to resolve a conflict with their spouse. Six out of ten people agreed on starting a new life by remarrying after divorce or death. These results are based [...]

Finances Important to S. Koreans When Choosing a Spouse

Finances Important to S. Koreans When Choosing a Spouse

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A new report has revealed that single women tend to value financial status more when choosing a spouse compared to single men. Analysts reported that the traditional perception that men are responsible for the household economy still remains strong in South Korean society and the poor job prospects that [...]

Only 2.9 pct of S. Korean Single Women Say Marriage is Necessary

Only 2.9 pct of S. Korean Single Women Say Marriage is Necessary

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Only 2.9 percent of South Korean single women regard marriage as necessary, a figure far lower than their Chinese counterparts, a survey showed Wednesday. In contrast, 19.4 percent of Chinese women consider marriage necessary, according to the survey of 411 and 413 single women aged 25-34 and living in [...]