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‘Samchon Package’ Service Emerges as Controversial Solution for Victims of School Violence

‘Samchon Package’ Service Emerges as Controversial Solution for Victims of School Violence

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — After the bullying accusations against South Korea’s twin volleyball stars Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong gained media attention, the so-called ‘school violence me-too’ phenomenon is spreading even to the entertainment industry. The twin sisters are accused of having bullied fellow students when they were in school. School violence issues, [...]

K-pop Idol Stars Beleaguered by School Bullying Accusations

K-pop Idol Stars Beleaguered by School Bullying Accusations

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of K-pop stars have been embroiled in school violence accusations raised by their purported victims of bullying during their school days, informed officials said Tuesday. The recent series of school bullying accusations against celebrities have surfaced after twin sister pro volleyball stars — Lee Jae-yeong and [...]

New Smart CCTV Technology Capable of Detecting School Violence

New Smart CCTV Technology Capable of Detecting School Violence

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — New CCTV cameras and surveillance system are capable of detecting fires, break-ins, and school violence. The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) conducted a joint demonstration project with the Ministry of Science and ICT to verify CCTV capabilities in monitoring various disasters and school safety. In the field of [...]

Violent Teens Show Less Impulsive Behavior After Treatment

Violent Teens Show Less Impulsive Behavior After Treatment

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of medical experts led by Professor Kim Byung-nyun of Seoul National University Hospital has revealed that a psychological treatment program for violent students at 400 schools nationwide launched in 2014 has resulted in improved behaviors and emotions among teenage offenders. The treatment program, which was initially conducted [...]

School Violence Cover-Up Scandal at Elite School Highlights Bigger Issues

School Violence Cover-Up Scandal at Elite School Highlights Bigger Issues

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A scandal surrounding the alleged special treatment of children of conglomerate CEOs and celebrities in a case of school violence has sparked a public outcry, with some going one step further and treating the controversy as a sign of social inequality in the country. According to the Seoul Metropolitan [...]