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Reporter : Jung Da-hyun
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 08:37
Only 3 in 10 teenagers think marriage is necessary
A mere three out of 10 teenagers believe that marriage is necessary, according to a survey released by the National Youth Policy Institute on Wednesday. The survey also highlighted that only 19 percent of adolescents believe it is imperative to have children upon getting married.
Seoul allocates $6.7 mil. to boost MICE industry
The Seoul city government will allocate 90 billion won ($6.74 million) to bolster the city's MICE industry, it said Wednesday.
163 recently unveiled photos reflect Seoul's history from perspective of US diplomats, journalists
The Seoul Museum of History has unveiled a captivating collection of books featuring 163 photos of Seoul's bygone era after its first survey on the U.S. Library of Congress’s photography and print division.
House of Baek In-je in Bukchon becomes tourist hotspot
The House of Baek In-je, situated in Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul's Jongno District, has been garnering attention from foreign visitors for its extensive collection of Korean traditional houses, known as hanok.
How old is 'elderly?'
Traditionally, the elderly are considered to be those aged 65 and older, but the decadeslong perception of the age from which a person can be considered a senior citizen appears to be in question following a young politician's controversial proposal of scrapping free subway rides for the country's older adults.
18 universities earn recognition for hosting international students
The government recognized 18 universities for their excellence in hosting programs for international students, Wednesday. Conversely, it imposed a one-year restriction on 20 schools with subpar management of international students, making it virtually impossible for them to recruit more students from overseas.
Winners of Multicultural Youth Awards suggest solutions for more inclusive society
Winners of the Korea Multicultural Youth Awards proposed expanding bilingual education and intensifying mentoring programs for students with multicultural backgrounds during a meeting with Gender Equality and Family Minister Kim Hyun-sook, Tuesday.
Seoul Children's Grand Park welcomes Year of Blue Dragon with holiday events
During the Lunar New Year holiday, Seoul Children’s Grand Park in eastern Seoul is set to host a festival from Saturday to Monday, featuring various events themed around the Blue Dragon.
Seoul's parks ready to entertain visitors over Lunar New Year holiday
Various activities, including traditional games, explorer guide programs and exhibitions, are set to take place at major parks in Seoul during the Lunar New Year long weekend.
Lunar New Year looms
People visit gravesites of their ancestors at Incheon Family Cemetery Park, Sunday, ahead of the Lunar New Year long weekend. The holiday, which falls on Feb. 10 this year, is one of the two major Korean traditional holidays, along with Chuseok. Yonhap
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