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Over 60 pct of Separated Family Members Seeking Reunions Aged Over 80: Data

Over 60 pct of Separated Family Members Seeking Reunions Aged Over 80: Data

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 60 percent of the South Koreans seeking reunions with family members separated from them by the 1950-53 Korean War are aged 80 or older, government data showed Tuesday, highlighting the urgency of the issue. Among 55,987 South Korean survivors who have registered to be reunited with their long-lost [...]

10 Percent of Seoul Citizens are Part of ‘Separated Families’

10 Percent of Seoul Citizens are Part of ‘Separated Families’

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – One out of ten households in Seoul houses a person that is living away from their family due to work or studies. The Seoul Institute announced that 12.3 percent (441,936 households) among those living in Seoul are not living with their families. Among them, 173,681 households (39.3 percent) had [...]