Jan 04, 2016 AM EST - Jean Marie Abellana
Philip O'Keefee, aneconomist at the World Bank, suggested that South Korea needs to embrace "Time Banks" to increase the number of volunteers that are helping the country's senior citizens in dealing with their loneliness and poverty.
Dec 17, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason
Some companies in South Korea are arranging mock funeral practices for their employees in order for them to realize the value of life, consequently curbing the increasing suicide rate in the country.
Dec 02, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra
South Korea's information and communications technology (ICT) trade surplus is the highest among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the first half of the year.
Nov 30, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason
The South Korean government continues to battle aging and the declining birth rate in the country in order to prevent a drop in their workforce and increasing their welfare expenses.
Nov 11, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason
In an effort to relay a more powerful message on the harmful effects of smoking, the South Korean Health Ministry will be broadcasting a more "explicit" TV commercial next week showing more disturbing images and messages.
Nov 02, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra
An increasing number of South Korean elderly are living and dying alone as traditional Confucian social construct crumbles amidst the country's economic growth.
Oct 26, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra
Many of South Korea's elderly are living in poverty with little to no recourse for support.
Apr 23, 2020 AM EDT - Ariel Newburg
Apr 22, 2020 PM EDT - Ariel Newburg
Apr 18, 2020 PM EDT - Ariel Newburg