Ultrafine dust increases number of mental patients

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:05:37 +0000

Ultrafine dust increases number of mental patients

SEOUL — Ultrafine dust, smaller than 2.5 micrometer in diameter, may increase emergency hospitalization for mental illness, analysis showed Monday. 

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Undocumented children in South Korea deprived of basic rights

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:27:19 +0000

Undocumented children in South Korea deprived of basic rights

SEOUL — Pueong, 7, smaller than his peers, is an undocumented child living with his undocumented Vietnamese migrant parents in Gyeonggi Province. 

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Koreans mourn overworked doctor’s death

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:17:02 +0000

Koreans mourn overworked doctor’s death

SEOUL — A funeral was held Sunday for emergency doctor Yoon Han-deok, who died of a heart attack at his office and whose death cast light on the difficult working conditions faced by emergency medical staff. 

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South Korea, US ink provisional defense cost-sharing pact

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:11:05 +0000

South Korea, US ink provisional defense cost-sharing pact

South Korea and the United States signed a provisional agreement Sunday on the sharing of costs to maintain US troops here, with South Korea raising its share by 8.2 percent.

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Seoul: US, North Korea officials to meet in Asia ahead of summit

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:48:08 +0000

FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. As he prepares to meet again North Korea's Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump is replaying many of the same moves, with a suspenseful buildup, make-or-break stakes and dramatic rendezvous in a far-flung locale. But the reality-star president is about to learn if the sequel can compete with the original. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

The United States and North Korea will meet again this month in an unidentified Asian country ahead of their leaders’ planned second summit in Vietnam in late February, South Korean officials said Sunday.

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Half of Korean men in their 20s show anti-feminist tendencies

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:29:32 +0000

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Over half of South Korean men in their 20s have anti-feminist attitudes and engage in a “hostile” form of gender discrimination, a recent survey shows. 

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Over 90% Korean women consider ‘wealth’ important in choosing spouse

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 06:45:46 +0000

SEOUL — More women in Korea take into consideration a potential partner’s financial capability than men when they choose a spouse, a recent survey showed Wednesday. According to research from the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, which surveyed 1,140 unmarried men and 1,324 unmarried women aged between 20 and 44 , 92.7 percent of […]

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