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Active Use of Social Media Vital for Politicians on Campaign Trail

Active Use of Social Media Vital for Politicians on Campaign Trail

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Savvy social media use can lead candidates to victory come election time, according to a new study. The new report released by the National Assembly Research Service revealed that President Moon Jae-in used live broadcasting features on social media much more than other candidates during his victorious campaign in [...]

Gov’t Announces Measures to Support Women in Public Sector, Eliminate Illicit Hiring

Gov’t Announces Measures to Support Women in Public Sector, Eliminate Illicit Hiring

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has announced measures to eradicate the deeply rooted problem of illicit hiring of civil servants, and to boost the ratio of women to men in high-ranking positions in the public sector. Through these initiatives that are part of the plan for “government innovation”, President Moon Jae-in’s administration [...]

South Korea’s Military the Hidden Help Behind Success of PyeongChang Paralympics

South Korea’s Military the Hidden Help Behind Success of PyeongChang Paralympics

PYEONGCHANG, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Olympic festival for the physically challenged that was the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics had its closing ceremony on March 18. The background from which the Paralympics came into being is closely tied to the military during World War II. Initially intended as a means of rehabilitation for soldiers with [...]

First Lady Fills Void Left by Moon at Paralympics

First Lady Fills Void Left by Moon at Paralympics

SEOUL, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) — First Lady Kim Jung-sook is a woman of her word.  Leading up to the March 9 opening ceremony of the Paralympics, Kim issued a statement through Blue House deputy spokesperson Ko Min-jung declaring that she would “attend every event our country’s athletes compete in throughout the Paralympics if possible”.  [...]