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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 09:29
Men's widening income gap new clue behind Korea's declining birthrate
How confident a working male in Korea is with his wallet or bank account happens to be a clear boost to their decision to score wedlock, a recent study by a state-run researcher found. In other words, those lacking financial security are more likely to see themselves as better off staying single - directly resulting in lowered chances for people to meet, get married and have ...
KDDX to be Korea's first electric-powered attack ship
The Republic of Korea Navy is set to possess the country's first electric-powered attack ship, a key asset for the national maritime force to wield in its move to secure future-orientated weapons and operation systems.
6G era kicks off in Incheon with personal aerial vehicle tests over western islands
Korea's westernmost islands of Ongjin County in Incheon have become a test bed for the country's first 6G-based personal aerial vehicles (PAV), making the city a front-runner in the future technology.
Seoul Smart City award aims to encourage growth of human-centered cities
With less than a month remaining until the deadline for applications for the Seoul Smart City Prize, the city government is continuing to promote the international award, which acknowledges the self-improvement and innovation of human-centered candidate cities.
Seoul city gov't announces expanded vision for startup funding
In 2019 the Seoul Metropolitan Government pooled a huge four year-investment fund for the city's promising startups. As a follow-up, the authority has now launched a mega-funding project to support prospective firms amid the harsh financial conditions right now.The Economic Policy Office under the city government announced Monday they started pooling money for the “Seoul Visi...
Classes to teach parents-to-be traditional Korean lullabies, mobile making
For soon-to-be moms and dads, prenatal care can become over-complicated by barrages of information on nutrition, books, places to go and exercises for the care of unborn babies. It can all become very costly in terms of both time and money.
Hangang Moonlight Market returns Sunday
A nighttime riverside street market, a seasonal bazaar held by the Seoul Metropolitan Government each year, is opening at Banpo Hangang Riverside Park on Sunday. This year's Hangang Moonlight Market comes after its huge success last year, when it attracted over 520,000 visitors after being shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic over public health concerns.
Renovation of US military shooting range in Changwon sparks protests
Renovation work at an old shooting range used by U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, has aroused concerns among local residents that the site may pose a threat to public safety. Making matters worse is the fact the city government had not been aware of the start of renovation work until media outlets reported the news recently.
Hijab, hanbok mixed to create modest fashion offerings for Salam Seoul Festival
A new modest fashion style that mixes the “hijab” or headcovering worn by some Muslim women and “hanbok,” traditional Korean attire, hit an outdoor runway in downtown Seoul on Wednesday evening.
Environmentalists protest contamination in new children's park
Environmentalists on Thursday protested the opening of a new children's park on land returned recently to Korea by the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), claiming the ground is contaminated with toxic chemicals from its decades in American hands and needs to be cleaned up first.
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