Korea Has Worst Social Protection  Internet Among Wealthy Countries

Korea Has Worst Social Protection Internet Among Wealthy Countries

Korea lags in the back of all other participants of the OECD on the topic of its social protection net. The National MeetingStudiesProvider analyzed social concordsigns in the OECD, and Korea scored in particular poorly in the class of social network support. The category is in keeping withthe percentage of those thatstated yes when asked if they've friends, members of the family or colleagues to depend upon in times of need. The findings come from a Gallup ballot of 1,000 people.Only some 72.4 % of Koreans said they've gotanyone to depend on, down seven percentage issues between 2009 and 2014 and the lowest among 34 OECD nations, Brazil and Russia.

Switzerland ranked best alongside 95.8 percent, followed via Denmark (95 percent), Germany (93.6 percent) and Australia (92 percent), whilst the U.S. (90 percent) and Japan (88.5 percent) upper than the OECD reasonable of 88 percent. The OECD said a loss oftoughen from peers results in a "huge deterioration in the quality of lives", while it's milesmore straightforwardto discover jobs in countries with a sturdy social network and folks in the ones countries have a tendency to be healthier. Prof. Chang Duk-jin at Seoul National University said, "The adage that Koreans are warm individuals is a thing of the past. The conventionalhelpgadget has collapsed and thosewill have tocare for their problems on my own now".Overall Korea scored five out of 10 at the index, neatlyunderneath the average of six points. The index is the average ranking in 11 categories like social network support, education, activity availability and private safety. Korea scored fairlyprime in schooling (eight points), jobs (7.7 points) and privatesecurity (7.6 points), yet low on work-life balance (five points), delight with lifestyles (3.3 points) and social network support (a dismal 0.2 point). At the pinnacle were Norway (eight points), Denmark (7.9), Switzerland (7.8) and Sweden (7.7), and at the ground Chile (4.5 points), Turkey (3.8 points) and Mexico (3.4 points).

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South Korea Ranks Low Among Countries In Believe In The News

South Korea Ranks Low Among Countries In Believe In The News

South Korea Ranks Low Among Countries In Accept as true with In The scoop notclaira June 23, 2016 0 South Korea Ranks Low Among Countries In Trust In The News A up to dateworlddocument has discovered that South Korea ranks very low in terms of people’s trust in news sources.

The report was once titled “Media Issues” and published by capacity of the Korea Press Basis media studiesmiddle on June 21. The report compares the intake of news in 26 countries, adding South Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Spain, and Brazil.

The researchers found that South Korea has a “particularly primepoint of online news consumption,” with a rather low score for the use ofpublished media.

Both Japan and South Korea both ranked as having the lowest degrees of pastime in demanding news (international issues, politics, economics) and best possible in cushy news (lifestyle, sports, entertainment).

The report also noted that Koreans have traditionally placed low trust in news organizations, which has lately been exacerbated by issues similar to the Sewol ferry sinking and the outbreak of MERS.

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AOA’s Seolhyun Got rid of From Discuss with Korea Committee Legitimate  Web page And Social Media

AOA’s Seolhyun Got rid of From Discuss with Korea Committee Legitimate Web page And Social Media

AOAs Seolhyun Got rid of From Seek recommendation from Korea Committee LegitimateWebsite online And Social Mediaorionight Might 22, 2016 0 AOAs Seolhyun Removed From Visit Korea Committee Official Site And Social Media In spite ofthe former announcement that AOA’s Seolhyun would no longer be removed as a tourism ambassador, the idol has been removed from the Visit Korea Committee website as of May just 22.

Seolhyun was onceto get started with appointed as a tourism ambassador along actor Lee Min Ho for the “2016~2018 Years of Korea Tourism.” However, Seolhyun and her fellow AOA member Jimin these daysgot herebelowhearth for being not able to respectcrucialancient figure on their display “Channel AOA.” The gaffe has drawn much complaint from netizens, especially relating to Seolhyun’s ambassador position, saying, “It is no longer sensible that she’s in command ofcoaching other’s about Korea when she doesn’t know Korean history.”

It seems that Seolhyun’s symbol has been erased from either the official homepage and all social media accounts because of the controversy. However, a representative from the Visit Korea Committee stated, “We don't have any plans to update her as a tourism ambassador.” The representative added, “Seolhyun became appointed as a tourism ambassador in reaction to her contributions of her talents. The photographs being deleted has not anything to do with a replacement.”

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Ferry Crisis Korea's Maximum  Discussed  Factor on Social Media

Ferry Crisis Korea's Maximum Discussed Factor on Social Media

The ferry crisis of April 2014 that took the lives of over three hundred people, most commonlytopfaculty students, remained the maximumon a normal basisdiscussedfactor in 2015.That displays how deep the scars were that the catastrophe left in the hearts and minds of the Korean public. In line with pollster Matrix tabulating the 80 most commonly used keywords on Twitter during the last year, the ferry Sewol was oncesaid 3.1 million times.

Second becomeCenter East Respiration Syndrome (1.91 million times), whilst "state history textbooks" (578,351 times) rode to a sturdyoverdue3rdpositionwhen they were first mooted in October.Cho Il-sang of Matrix acknowledgedeach and every time a tragedy occurs, folkstalk over with IT as "another Sewol disaster", so it has grow to be a symbol and is most likely to get a load more mentions. "Spy cams" was fourth amid a panic surrounding peeping-Tom photos from women's locker rooms ultimate summer. 5th was "chef" because of the explosive acclaim forTelevision cooking shows.

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Korea's 'live Barbie Doll' Han Chae Young to act in a new internet drama

Korea's 'live Barbie Doll' Han Chae Young to act in a new internet drama

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Glamorous actress Han Chae Young, affectionately dubbed Korea"s "live Barbie Doll," is determined for an acting comeback!

A rep from her agency, Hanyang E&M, said on October 30, "Han Chae Young has been given the lead role in "Beauty Master." The filming plans to begin early next month."

"Beauty Master" is a tale about the ones talented in terms of makeup, styling, and beauty. Others to register for her in the drama is search engine optimization Joon Young and Son Eun Seo.

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Yoo Se Yoon to superstar in his own 'SNL Korea' internet sort spin-off

Yoo Se Yoon to superstar in his own 'SNL Korea' internet sort spin-off

Yoo Se Yoon to superstar in his own

Comedian and host Yoo Se Yoon is decided to star in his own "SNL Korea" web spin-off! Reps published that he"ll be website hosting "Yoo Se Yoon Studio" via tvNgo, tvN"s web platform.

Yoo Se Yoon could be a section of the assignment "to make him like South Korea"s Stephen Chow" in conjunction with the "SNL Korea" producers. His series the "Yoo Se Yoon Studio" will be to be had online in addition on TV.

Stay tuned for more main points at the show!

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38 countries send greetings to Korea

38 countries send greetings to Korea

Korea.net fans from Indonesia visit Korea.net to share their thoughts about Korea on April 23, 2014. They are (from left) Cut Vitarie Hadiana, Petty Arniza and Anieta Carolina.

"Korea Clickers!, please continue giving us awesome news on Korean politics and culture!"- The Philippines

"All South Koreans are good, they have a good time without anything bad". Colombia

"Thanks for sharing Korean information for the whole year". Indonesia

"I am so glad that I found these pages [Korea.net] where I could read interesting news and stories so that my love for Korea could grow even more".- Estonia

These are some of the new year"s greetings sent to Korea and Korea.net by more than 110 fans from 38 countries worldwide.

It was no secret that these fans, all of whom enjoy Korea.net"s various Korea-related news and information, love Korea, as seen through their New Year"s messages. From Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru in South America, halfway across the globe, to Bulgaria, Estonia and France in Europe, to Lebanon, Iran and Jordan in the Middle East, to Algeria, Egypt and South Africa in Africa, and to Bangladesh, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore closer to home -- even though they were all using different languages -- they all sent us similar wishes for a happy new year. .

An 18-year-old reader from Estonia, one of the three Baltic nations, said, " I am so glad that I found these pages [Korea.net] where I could read interesting news and stories so that my love for Korea could grow even more".

A 32-year-old Filipina expressed her hopes by saying, "Korea Clickers!, please continue giving us awesome news on Korean politics and culture! Hope I can go back to Korea some day and have lunch with the staff. =)"

One 19-year-old reader wrote, "Since I am Egyptian which means there is an ocean between my country and South Korea I would love to thank you [Korea.net] for being such an important bridge and for making me feel that you shorten the distance between the two countries. Thank you for the information and the pictures and for the opportunities you gave. Thank you and happy new year".

Singaporean Yew Mei Zhen says that Korea.net and Korea Clickers!, our official Facebook page, help keep her informed as to what"s going on across Korea. Photo taken on May 26, 2014 during her visit with the Korea.net news team.

Enjoying Korean pop music, soap operas and movies, all part of the Hallyu "Korean Wave", and discovering Korean culture through their friends and family and at their local Korean Cultural Centers, these fans, enamored by Korea, send with a single voice their New Year"s messages. They all have an unquenched thirst for more information about Korea"s policies, culture, society and the country itself, and hope that Korea.net and its associated media channels will provide them with a diverse range of news and information about the country as they head into the new year.

By Paik Hyun, Park Yei EunKorea.net Staff Writer, Korea.net Intern [email protected]* Photos are from Korea.net"s photo database.

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Park Shin Hye appointed as ambassador for the 'Korea Intellectual Property Protection Association' for 2nd consecutive year

Park Shin Hye appointed as ambassador for the 'Korea Intellectual Property Protection Association' for 2nd consecutive year

Park Shin Hye will continue on as the ambassador for the "Korea Intellectual Property Protection Association" ("KIPRA") for the second consecutive year!

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Her agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment stated on June 19, "Park Shin Hye has been appointed as the ambassador for the Korea Intellectual Property Protection Association"s campaign to spread the culture of respecting intellectual property rights following the campaign to rid the distribution of counterfeit products."

Park Shin Hye shared, "As the ambassador for the campaign to [stop and prevent] the distribution of forged products last year, I realized the value of intellectual property rights and the importance of protecting [those rights]... With experience from my activities last year, I will do my best to bond with even more people."

Park Shin Hye will make an appearance at Hanyang University on the 24th for the campaign as she also carries out her filming schedule for her upcoming movie "The Tailors".

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Girls' Generation 'Mr.Mr.' Tops 9 Korea Music Charts And 11 Countries 'Top 100' Chart

Girls' Generation 'Mr.Mr.' Tops 9 Korea Music Charts And 11 Countries 'Top 100' Chart

Girls' Generation 'Mr.Mr.' Tops 9 Korea Music Charts And 11 Countries 'Top 100' Chart Group Girls" Generation"s new song, "Mr.Mr." has taken the charts by storm in both Korea and overseas.

On February 24, their 4th mini album, Mr.Mr., was released.

In just one hour of their release, they ranked number 1 on 9 music charts including Melon, Mnet, Olleh Music, Bugs and more.

News of their release also spread overseas and gained much attention.

They also ranked in the "Top 100" in 11 countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and others on the first day of its release as well.

Girls" Generation debuted in the summer of 2007 and has reached their 8th year since debut. Fans from all over the world are excited for their comeback.

On the other hand, "Mr.Mr." will release offline on February 27.

They will make their first comeback performance on March 6 on Mnet "M! Countdown."

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Korea's Top Stars Campaign To Promote Animal Protection

Korea's Top Stars Campaign To Promote Animal Protection

Stars, KCAS, donate, Lee Hyori, 4minute, SISTAR, CNBLUE, Seo In Guk, KWill, FTISLAND

Korea's Top Stars Campaign To Promote Animal Protection

Korean known stars namely; Lee Hyori, BEAST, 4Minute, and SISTAR decided to donate some of their belongings to help in campaigning for the advocacy of abandoned animals.

November 13th, KCAS shared that they will be hosting 'Star Donation Auction' a charity event in order to raise funds for the abandoned animals in order to give them security and protection.

The event was set to help a animal shelter that needs help because of its financial crisis, Korean artists; Lee Hyori, 4Minute, SISTAR, CNBLUE, Seo In Guk, K.Will, FTISLAND, and A-Girls decided to get involved.

Each stars donated their personal belongings and performance costumes such as bangs, dolls, shoes, cell phones and many more to raise money.

Meanwhile, the auction event is set to be held on KCASofficial website from15th until 19th, and the 100% profits will go to abandoned animal protection centers.

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