Poorer Children More Prone to Ill-Health, Academic Failure
The income of parents has a measurable effect on the mental health and academic performance of children, according to data from ChildFund Korea. The lower the parent's income, the worse the health of the child. >> Full Text

Work Program Cuts Medical Bills for the Elderly
The working elderly spend W550,000 less on medical expenses a year than the retired, according to a report. The report by the Seoul National University found that annual medical expenses of senior citizens who took part in a work program offered by the Ministry of Health and Welfare shrank by W545,994 last year. >> Full Text

1 in 4 Married Men Likely to Divorce
One in four married men are likely to get divorced. The more the highly-educated people are, the less they will likely they are to divorce. Among married men who left school before finishing their education the proportion is as high as 48 percent. >> Full Text

Customers stand in front of an ice cream parlor at a street near Hongik University in Seoul on Friday.

Gyeongbok Palace in downtown Seoul is packed with visitors on Sunday.

Visitors pose with lanterns at a temple in Busan on Saturday, ahead of Buddha's Birthday.

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