SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A high school student has made headlines for donating 10 million won (US $8,435) to the ROK Navy’s “Love for the Navy Foundation,” asking the Navy to help the bereaved families of the victims of the sinking of the ROKS Cheonan in 2010. According to the Navy on Monday, [...]
SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Petitions to the Blue House have been serving as an active communication channel between the public and the highest corridors of power since President Moon Jae-in took office last year. On May 14, the Blue House and National Information Society Agency (NIA) disclosed the big data analysis result of over 160,000 [...]
SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea dropped in talent competitiveness for the second consecutive year in 2016, falling especially behind in motivating its workers, a report from the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) showed Sunday. The country ranked 39th out of 63 surveyed countries in the IMD World Talent Report 2017, [...]
SEOUL, Jul. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea won this year’s world championship for mathematics with six gold medals, regaining the top title after five years, the event’s organizers said Sunday. The six-member South Korean delegation earned a combined 170 points at the International Mathematical Olympiad 2017 held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July [...]
SEJONG, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Fast-food consumption among elementary and secondary school students in South Korea jumped in 2014 from four years earlier, a government poll showed Wednesday. According to the annual survey conducted by the Ministry of Education from April to June last year, the rate of students who eat fast food more [...]
SEOUL, Korea, Feb 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Last year the average sleeping time for high school students was 5 hours and 27 minutes, almost 1 hour shorter than that four years ago. According to data released by the National Youth Policy Institute on February 17 based on a survey on 9,521 students between 4th and [...]
Kia Motors America And DonorsChoose.org Launch Back-to-School Giving Campaign Benefitting High-Need Schools in the U.S.A.
IRVINE, Calif., Aug 29, 2013 (Korea Bizwire) – Kia Motors America (KMA) and DonorsChoose.org today launched a Back-to-School giving campaign to raise $3 million of support for high-need public schools across the country. For the second year in a row, KMA will make a matching contribution for each donation to eligible DonorsChoose.org projects during the month [...]