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Young People’s Auto Purchase Dips on Budget, Car Sharing: Data

Young People’s Auto Purchase Dips on Budget, Car Sharing: Data

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Young people in their 20s and 30s here have been buying fewer cars in recent years as they have difficulty finding jobs and car-sharing services here are more appealing to them, industry data showed Thursday. Those in their 30s bought a total of 144,360 vehicles in the first six [...]

Young Workers Still Trapped in Unskilled Labor or Temporary Contract Positions

Young Workers Still Trapped in Unskilled Labor or Temporary Contract Positions

SEJONG, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – More young Koreans ended up working unskilled labor and temporary contract jobs last year. Employment figures show that many young people of working age even accepted employment opportunities that were far below their qualifications and capabilities. According to a recently published report entitled “Recent Employment Trend of Younger Generation and [...]

Time-Honored Hanbok Attire in Vogue among Young S. Koreans

Time-Honored Hanbok Attire in Vogue among Young S. Koreans

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) – For many years, “traditional” has been a euphemism for “dull” for young South Koreans. But lately there seems one exception: hanbok, or Korean traditional attire. On Thursday’s quaint cobblestones of Gyeongbok Palace, the largest royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), a throwback to an ancient era is on [...]