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Only 3 out of 10 Unwed Women Say “Marriage is Necessary”

Only 3 out of 10 Unwed Women Say “Marriage is Necessary”

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A new survey has found that fewer South Koreans are clinging to the traditional notion that marriage is a necessity. According to statistics provided by a group of experts who advise the Presidential Committee on Ageing Society and Population Policy, the ratio of people who thought that “marriage was something that [...]

More Women Suffering Postnatal Depression: Data

More Women Suffering Postnatal Depression: Data

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of women suffering from postnatal depression more than doubled over the past two years, with less than half of those affected receiving treatment for the mood disorder, an opposition lawmaker said Friday, citing government data. Choi Do-ja, a lawmaker of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party, said 68,972 [...]

Distinct Patterns in Online Buying Behavior Detected

Distinct Patterns in Online Buying Behavior Detected

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – According to Shinsegae Mall, the top trending words for shopping in the first half of the year were “30s mom,” “mobile,” “fine dust products” and “shopping at 10 p.m.” The shopping mall giant announced women in their 30s were the top users of the company’s online shopping website. Sales [...]

Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

Speaking Up for the Underprivileged

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 [...]