Politicians Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Politicians Vie for YouTube Supremacy

Politicians Vie for YouTube Supremacy

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean politicians are increasingly turning to YouTube to appeal to their constituents. Politicians reportedly check the number of YouTube followers of their competitors every day, holding study sessions with aides on YouTube broadcasting. ‘Oreunsori’, the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP)’s official YouTube channel, kicked off the YouTube [...]

British Anthropologist and Environmentalist Jane Goodall Doesn’t Hide Disdain for Politicians at Yeouido “Eco Talks” Event

British Anthropologist and Environmentalist Jane Goodall Doesn’t Hide Disdain for Politicians at Yeouido “Eco Talks” Event

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The woman considered the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees was in the National Assembly Meeting Hall Buildingyesterday to share her wide-ranging views on politics, global warming and pollution.1 At an event titled “Eco Talks”, Goodall sat down for a Q&A session with Ewha Women’s University professor Choi Jae Cheon before [...]

South Korea Sees Widening Wealth Gap Between Leadership Class and Average Households

South Korea Sees Widening Wealth Gap Between Leadership Class and Average Households

SEJONG, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The average wealth of South Korea’s leadership class – public officials, lawmakers, and high-ranking judges – was almost six times higher than members of the general public, recent data showed. According to Sunday’s asset disclosures released by the Government Public Ethics Committee, the Supreme Court of Korea and the [...]