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Worries of ‘Lost Generation’ as Job Cliff Looms for Young Koreans

Worries of ‘Lost Generation’ as Job Cliff Looms for Young Koreans

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns are growing about South Korea’s young people who are facing the risk of falling into what some are calling a ‘lost generation,’ as the prospects of a so-called job cliff are deepening due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Statistics Korea, the annual jobless rate of young people [...]

Young Koreans Fall Back on Fortune-telling to Make Up for Gloomy Future

Young Koreans Fall Back on Fortune-telling to Make Up for Gloomy Future

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of young South Koreans are taking interest in fortune-telling, tarot cards, and physiognomy online. More than 100,000 posts were found on Instagram talking about tarot cards, physiognomy, and fortune-telling. On various online forums for exam preparations, members are posting articles about fortune-telling as they complain about [...]