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How Koreans Turned into a Bunch of Insects

How Koreans Turned into a Bunch of Insects

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) – “Gon-choong” means insect in Korean. “Gisaeng-choong” translates into parasite. “Hae-choong” describes harmful insects. As such, ‘choong’ is a word that refers to bugs and insects in general. But its use has expanded to refer to various social groups in Korea, often to degrade, abase, and insult. According to Daumsoft, [...]

Lack of Outlets for Anger Leads to Increase in ‘Anger Crimes’

Lack of Outlets for Anger Leads to Increase in ‘Anger Crimes’

GWANGJU, Jan.18 (Korea Bizwire) – ‘Anger crimes’, in which small arguments or sudden rage lead to extreme actions, are on the rise. Some say that the increase in the number of anger crimes is derived from individual behavior, but experts comment that cases resulting from structural problems in society are increasing. Because societal pressures are [...]

Only 10% of Married Couples Believe Firstborn Male Child Must Take Care of Parents

Only 10% of Married Couples Believe Firstborn Male Child Must Take Care of Parents

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A survey said the conventional idea of the eldest son living with his old parents is almost disappearing. According to a recent survey by the Planned Population Federation of Korea on 1,466 married men and women, 44.6 percent of respondents said “It is better for parents to live apart from their [...]