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Korean Students Going Under the Knife to Improve Job Prospects

Korean Students Going Under the Knife to Improve Job Prospects

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — One out of five female university students in Korea is interested in getting plastic surgery in order to improve their chances of getting a job, a recent survey said. According to the survey conducted by the Youido Institute, 21.4 percent of female students surveyed replied “yes” when asked whether they [...]

Ruling Party “SNS Warriors” Getting Ready for 2016 General Elections

Ruling Party “SNS Warriors” Getting Ready for 2016 General Elections

“In order to be reborn as a truly responsive political party to people’s demand, we need to be able to communicate constantly with them in real time in the online space. We must revitalize the new media platform and social networking site organizations.” “All task force members should think themselves as messengers to invigorate social [...]

Jeju Governor Bucks the Trend by Saying “No More Casinos” in His Province

Jeju Governor Bucks the Trend by Saying “No More Casinos” in His Province

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Won Hee-ryong, governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, reaffirmed his stance of not allowing the new casino construction plan, embarrassing the ruling party and the administration trying their best to revive the flagging economy by relaxing decades-old regulations and inviting foreign investment. Governor Won, former congressman with the New Frontier [...]

Government to Implement Discount on Credit Card Fees for Public Interest Groups

Government to Implement Discount on Credit Card Fees for Public Interest Groups

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s government, financial authorities and credit card companies have sat down to discuss implementing a cutback in credit card fees for public interest-serving institutions. Within the latter half of this year, the Credit Finance Association of Korea is planning on commissioning policy think tanks such as the Korea Development Institute for [...]