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Nearly One-third of S. Koreans Experienced Online Violence Last Year

Nearly One-third of S. Koreans Experienced Online Violence Last Year

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 30 percent of South Koreans experienced online violence either as a victim or an abuser last year, according to a survey by the country’s media regulator Thursday. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said 32.7 percent responded that they had experienced online violence last year in a survey of [...]

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has confirmed that a growing number of South Koreans would consider tying the knot with an individual from another country. The Seoul-based Overseas Koreans Foundation conducted a survey of 1,000 Koreans aged over 19 years old, 30 percent of whom showed interest in international marriage. Roughly [...]

Study Shows 1 in 5 S. Koreans Are Unhappy

Study Shows 1 in 5 S. Koreans Are Unhappy

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 20 percent of South Koreans regard themselves as unhappy, according to a recent survey. The Korea Development Institute queried 2,000 participants in a survey, with 20.2 percent of the respondents saying that they felt unhappy in the past, as well as in the present, and don’t expect [...]

Nearly 2 Mln Overseas Koreans Eligible to Vote in Presidential Election

Nearly 2 Mln Overseas Koreans Eligible to Vote in Presidential Election

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly 2 million overseas South Koreans will be allowed to vote in the country’s upcoming presidential election, the election watchdog said Friday. According to the National Election Commission (NEC), there were about 1.98 million overseas South Koreans eligible to vote in the May 9 presidential election. The number will [...]