Men Still Earn Vastly More Than Women

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Men Still Earn Vastly More Than Women
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Men Still Earn Vastly More Than Women

Employed Koreans earn W3.29 million a month on average, but men make 1.7 times more money than women and staff in big businesses 1.8 times more than in small firms, according to a survey of 1,500 salaried workers by Statistics Korea on Thursday (US$1=W1,143).

The median income amounts to only W2.41 million a month, but the average salary is W880,000 higher the medium income because of a small number of ultra-high earners.

Baek Woong-ki at the state-run Korea Development Institute said, "As technology develops rapidly, managers and skilled workers reap most of the profits, while unskilled workers are left out".

Yoona Voted As One of the Most Beautiful Women In Asia
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Yoona Voted As One of the Most Beautiful Women In Asia

Girls Generations Yoona was voted one of the most beautiful Asian celebrities in China, and for this one reason.

Chinese online community portal Baidu recently opened a poll for users to vote on who they thought were Asias most beautiful female celebrities. Girls Generations Yoona came in second, after Chinese actress Gao Yuanyuan, followed by Fan Bingbing, Song Hye Kyo, and T-ARAs Jiyeon.

Kim Jong Kook receives criticism for saying that men don't like tall women
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Kim Jong Kook receives criticism for saying that men don't like tall women

The April 30 broadcast of SBSs 'Running Man' featured the members on a global project traveling to Korea's Jeju Island, Osaka, Japan, and Taipei, Taiwan.

While Kim Jong Kook was in the car with special guest SISTAR's Hyorin, he went on to share his ideal type of woman.  When Hyorin commented on her short height, Kim Jong Kook stated that he didn't like tall women.  Starting off with, "Men don't like tall women."  He then went on to say, "Personally, I don't view tall women as a woman (I don't want to date tall women)," preferring someone with a short height such as Hyorin. In Korea, when someone says, "I view you as a man / I view you as a woman," that means they are interested in them romantically.

Professionals select the top 3 most lovely celebrity women on 'The List'
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Professionals select the top 3 most lovely celebrity women on 'The List'

Broadcast on May 1, tvN's 'The List 2017' featured professionals selecting the top 3 most lovely celebrity stars.

Ranking in at first place was actress Jung Yoo Mi who received much love for her explosive aegyo as well as her radiant smile. Just behind Jung Yoo Mi was 28-year-old actress Park Bo Young, who demonstrated her super powers in JTBC's 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon'. Charging in at third place was Girl's Day member Hyeri for her sassy charm on MBC's 'Real Men' in 2014, not to mention her hilarious mukbang expression.

Kim Jong Kook Got Critique For His Comment That Tall Women Aren't Women
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Kim Jong Kook Got Critique For His Comment That Tall Women Aren't Women

One person's perspective may be different from another. It is normal to have different taste or interest. That's why generalizing things may give some problems. Recently, Kim Jong Kook got critique a lot saying that men don't like tall women.

In the recent episode of "Running Man" aired on Apr. 30, there was SISTAR's Hyorin as the guest. Kim Jong Kook was in a car with Hyorin and then shared his ideal type of woman. He started with saying that men don't like tall women. He said that he didn't see tall woman as a woman, AllKpopreported.