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Seoul Proposes Bill to Supply Sanitary Pads to Teenage Girls

Seoul Proposes Bill to Supply Sanitary Pads to Teenage Girls

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — An ordinance has been proposed to support all female teenagers in Seoul with sanitary pads. The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG)’s campaign headquarters for the universal supply of sanitary pads for young women, which includes Kwon Soo-jung, a member of a legislative body of the Seoul Metropolitan Council, and 32 [...]

Teenagers Punished for Ring and Run Pranks

Teenagers Punished for Ring and Run Pranks

SEOUL, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Teenagers responsible for ring and run pranks and damaging doors were caught by the police. Seoul’s Seongbuk Police Station apprehended 11 teenagers for damaging public property. Each of them were fined 200,000 won (US$169). The teenagers are responsible for damaging the security entrance to an apartment building in Seoul’s [...]

Teenagers Would Rather be Celebrities or Sports Stars than Doctors or Lawyers: Survey

Teenagers Would Rather be Celebrities or Sports Stars than Doctors or Lawyers: Survey

SEOUL, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that teenagers in South Korea would prefer being celebrities or sports stars instead of traditionally sought-after jobs such as doctors and lawyers. A joint report from the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs and the Center for Social Welfare Research team of Seoul [...]

Another Loophole in Car-sharing Service Revealed in Accident Caused by Teenagers

Another Loophole in Car-sharing Service Revealed in Accident Caused by Teenagers

GANGNEUNG, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Another loophole has been revealed in the lax vehicle rental method that allows people to make payments through mobile phone applications to take over vehicles without face-to-face interaction. The loophole was once again brought to light by an accident in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, where a car crashed into the [...]

Majority of Children and Teenagers “Take Painkillers Only When a Headache Gets Worse”

Majority of Children and Teenagers “Take Painkillers Only When a Headache Gets Worse”

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — On the occasion of the 4th annual ‘Headache Day’, the Korea Headache Society released the results of a survey of 500 parents of children and teenagers who experienced headaches on Wednesday. According to the survey, 57.2 percent of children who complained of headaches typically take painkillers ‘when a headache [...]