Dec 03, 2016 AM EST - Fraeraine
According to Statistics Korea, Korean's life expectancy increased by 0.3 years compared to the previous year. This means that Korean babies born last year are expected to live an average of 82.1 years.
Nov 21, 2016 AM EST - Fraeraine
After 3 months of absence, the highly pathogenic aviation influenza (AI) is back. A new bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in South Korea on Friday, November 18.
Nov 10, 2016 AM EST - Fraeraine
Located in Asan, South ChungCheong Province, Baebang High School allows students to teach classmates during their geography class. According to Cho Mi-kyeong, the school's geography teacher, the process allows students to learn better.
Oct 27, 2016 AM EDT - Fraeraine
English-teaching kindergartens are facing the possibility of losing their business licenses. This is in line with the government's decision on English Kindergartens to be banned in Korea. Violators may either pay a total of 5 million won ($4,370) or be completely shut down, that's according to the education ministry.
Oct 27, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee
Recent statistics show that three out of 10 Koreans suffer chronic diseases which include high blood pressure and that they spent an estimate of 21.3 trillion won (US $18.8 billion) in 2015, a report by the Korea Times stated.
Nov 01, 2016 AM EDT - Fraeraine
A 32-year-old entrepreneur from Seochon gave his hanok a twist, earning profits in the process. Bae Kook Jin turned his hanok to a profitable guesthouse last 2012. And now, four years later, his guesthouse Sopoong is already one of the guesthouses with the highest rankings on TripAdvisor, a very popular travel review site.
Oct 06, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee
Industry officials announced on Wednesday that international health care firms are considering of building up their Research and Development (R&D) investment in South Korea as the nation becomes a new global biotech and medical industry hub.
Sep 29, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja
A festival of chopsticks will open in South Korea in the month of November. Chopsticks are valuable and traditional utensil in different Asian countries particularly in the households. The history of chopsticks started more than 2,000 years ago. It was invented in ancient China which is a pair of sticks with equal length. Some are made of plastic, bamboo, wood, and stainless steel.
Sep 28, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja
The number of childbirths in South Korea dropped in the month of July this year. According to the government data released on Wednesday, there is a rapid downfall in the number of childbirths in the country for almost 3 years until the month of July. Some of the causes are the late marriage and low birth rate in South Korea.
Sep 20, 2016 AM EDT - Agatha Austria
South Korea found a way to reduce greenhouse gases emission through recycling carbon dioxide (CO2).
Sep 16, 2016 AM EDT - Karen Lydelle Linaja
The majority of South Korean college students show their regret about the choice of their respective majors.
Sep 13, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee
On Monday, the South Korean government said that it will begin providing free lung health examinations for smokers who have smoked an approximate of one pack each day for the past 30 years. This is a part of the country's extensive cancer management program.
Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - Agatha Austria
Oxford's surgeons performed a world's first robotic operation inside the eye to restore sight.
Sep 09, 2016 AM EDT - Agatha Austria
An online survey revealed that Korean workers spend over 10 hours daily on their jobs and only sleep for 6 hours.
Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - Agatha Austria
Isabelle Dinoire, first recipient of groundbreaking face transplant declared dead at 49.
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Sep 02, 2020 AM EDT - Kayla Dodge