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Only 35% of Koreans feel happy about life: survey
Only 35 percent of Koreans feel happy about life, with the level of happiness in older age groups being lower, a recent study showed. Social contact and communication with others were key factors that increased people's happiness levels, while unmet health issues made people unhappy. to offer 'Ultimate K-pop Experience in Seoul' in August, a leading online travel platform, will offer one K-pop fan and their guest an unforgettable journey to Seoul in August.
Taste 'gwahaju,' Korea's traditional summer drink
Gwahaju, which means “liquor that gets you through the summer” in Korean, is a seasonal delicacy that has guided Koreans through the summer heat for centuries.
Gov't to enhance bilingual education support for children from multicultural families
Korea plans to strengthen support for bilingual education for children from multicultural backgrounds at family support centers across the country, the government announced, Wednesday.
100 foreign maids from Southeast Asia to work in Seoul this year
Around 100 foreign housekeepers from Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, will be able to work in Korea during the second half of this year as part of the government's pilot program to tackle a shortage of maids here, the labor ministry said Monday.
Incheon airport introduces Smart pass facial recognition system
A new biometric identification system using the facial features of travelers now substitutes for passports at Incheon International Airport, Korea's largest international air hub. The enhanced identification process started being used on July 27, the Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) said, Friday.
Rise in teacher suicides highlights need for education reform
Amid condolences and calls for education reforms triggered by the recent death of an elementary school teacher, government-released statistics showed, Sunday, that a hundred teachers in the country have also taken their own lives in the last six years, highlighting a crisis in the education sector.
KTO brings tourism stakeholders back on Tourism Global Challenge Alumni Day
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) held the Tourism Global Challenge Alumni Day 2023, Thursday.The inaugural event took place as part of its effort to create new tourism business opportunities and further promote cooperation among 150 Korean tourism stakeholders including companies, hotels, convention centers, tourism authorities of foreign countries in Korea and investors ...
Korea to expand mobile customs declaration, duty payment nationwide in August
Travelers entering Korea any airport or seaport across the country will be able to declare taxable items and pay taxes via a mobile application starting next month.
Maestro Chung Myung-whun tapped as ambassador for Busan's Expo bid
Korea's award-winning conductor Chung Myung-whun has joined efforts to promote Busan's bid to host the World Expo 2030 after being named as the southern port city's sixth official ambassador. Busan Metropolitan City and the public-private committee promoting the city's Expo bid held Chung's appointment ceremony at Busan City Hall, Tuesday.