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90 Percent of Violent Crime Victims Are Women

Source | 2015/10/04 | | Permalink

Reported crimes targeting women have increased exponentially over the last couple of decades. According to the Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office, the proportion of women among victims of violent crimes rose from 72 percent in 1995 to a staggering 90 percent in 2013.

Over the same period, the number of female victims also surged almost five-fold from 5,476 to 24,992. Based on 2013 figures, every day 68 women fall victim to violent criminals...More

Koreans Spend More Time on Phone Than Eating

Source | 2015/10/04 | | Permalink

Koreans spend an average of two hours and 23 minutes a day on their smartphones, longer than one hour and 56 minutes they spend on meals.

Cheil Worldwide analyzed over 200 million records of over 70,000 smartphone apps of 4,442 users across the country from Aug. 14 to Sept. 13...More

Majority of Ferry Disaster Victims Apply for Compensation

Source | 2015/10/04 | | Permalink

Just over two-thirds of the families of victims who died in last year's ferry disaster have applied for government compensation, meaning they have foregone the right to sue the government.

The families of 96 of the 304 dead who did not apply are expected to file lawsuits against the state and Chonghaejin Marine, which operated the ferry...More

Neither Son Heung-min nor Lee Chung-yong at national football match

Source | 2015/10/04 | | Permalink

An injury prevented Son Heung-min (aged 23, Tottenham Hotspur) from running for preliminary away match for Asian region against Kuwait on Oct. 8 for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

On Thursday, a British sports broadcasting channel Sky Sports quoted Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino to announce injury problems of Son. [It`s] bad news about Son because he got a foot injury in the game against Manchester City on Sept. 24, and we have to assess him for the next few weeks, the head coach said at the interview with Sky Sports. I think he will stay with us because it is impossible to travel with his national team. It`s not a big issue but, we need to assess him day by day, but maybe [he`ll miss] a few weeks out...More

[HanCinema's Korea Joa] Exploring Busan

2015/10/03 | | Permalink

Tourists come to South Korea for many reasons, but those can be broken down into two general categories: its far-reaching, rich traditional history and its lively modern day happenings that have won the hearts of international citizens and netizens. Part of KOFICE's Korea Joa program is not only to cover Kpop and Korean film and drama, but also to experience the culture that drives these popular forms of entertainment...More

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