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Internet Flooded with Suicide Information

Internet Flooded with Suicide Information

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A disturbing number of posts encouraging suicide by introducing possible methods and suicide-pact recruiting have been identified in internet communities and on SNS. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare on August 24, the Korea Suicide Prevention Center and Nuricops, the cybercrime monitoring organization affiliated with the National [...]

South Korea Suicide Rate Ranks 4th Despite Slight Improvement, According to WHO

South Korea Suicide Rate Ranks 4th Despite Slight Improvement, According to WHO

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite a modest improvement over the past five years, South Korea still remains among the countries with the highest suicide rates in the world, a new WHO report has revealed. The South Korean suicide rate is 28.4 per 100,000 individuals, ranking fourth among 183 countries surveyed in the 2017 [...]

Korea Ranks at 25th in List of World’s Most Prosperous Nations…Legatum Institute

Korea Ranks at 25th in List of World’s Most Prosperous Nations…Legatum Institute

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea ranks 25th among the world’s most prosperous nations. The Legatum Institute’s 2014 Prosperity Index measures a total of eight categories that show how nations perform in the areas of economy, education, health, personal freedom, safety and security, entrepreneurship, social capital and governance. South Korea came 25th in [...]