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What is hikikomori and why is Korea willing to ‘pay’ young people?

What is hikikomori and why is Korea willing to ‘pay’ young people? What is hikikomori and why is Korea willing to ‘pay’ young people?

The government of South Korea announced that it is willing to give substantial financial support to children and young people in order to fight against hikikomori. But, what is it about? The government is reportedly aiming to register potential beneficiaries, who will receive 650,000 won (about 490 dollars) per month for general expenses. The Government […]

South Korean, Taiwanese Chipmakers Express Concern Over US Subsidies

South Korean, Taiwanese Chipmakers Express Concern Over US Subsidies South Korean, Taiwanese Chipmakers Express Concern Over US Subsidies

The criteria for new US semiconductor subsidies worry companies including Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said Thursday, a concern shared by the world’s top contract chipmaker in Taiwan. The conditions include sharing excess profits with the US government, and three industry sources said the application process […]

South Korea will facilitate the entry of travelers from these 22 countries

South Korea will facilitate the entry of travelers from these 22 countries South Korea will facilitate the entry of travelers from these 22 countries

South Korea announced today that it will exempt tourists from 22 countries, including the United States or Japan, from presenting a mandatory travel permit to visit the country, among other measures aimed at promoting tourism. The South Korean Executive has set the goal of attracting 10 million foreign visitors this year, with a view to […]

Uruguay visits South Korea, who eliminated it in the World Cup in Qatar

Uruguay visits South Korea, who eliminated it in the World Cup in Qatar Uruguay visits South Korea, who eliminated it in the World Cup in Qatar

the renewed selection of uruguay Closes, this Tuesday, at 8 am (BrasĂ­lia time), at the Goyang stadium, its Asian mini tour with a visit to South Korea, an old acquaintance from World Cups that eliminated it in the group stage of Qatar-2022. Celeste’s interim coach, Marcelo Broli, will continue to test youngsters who shine in […]

Jurgen Klinsmann is the new coach of South Korea, replacing the Portuguese Paulo Bento

Jurgen Klinsmann is the new coach of South Korea, replacing the Portuguese Paulo Bento Jurgen Klinsmann is the new coach of South Korea, replacing the Portuguese Paulo Bento

After the departure of the Portuguese Paulo Bento at the end of Qatar World CupSouth Korea announced on Monday the hiring of Jurgen Klinsmann as new coach. Klinsmann joins the Korean national team to compete in the Asian Cup, the Asian Qualifiers and the 2026 World Cup, when his new contract ends. 🇰🇷 Korea national […]

US “strongly condemns” North Korean intercontinental missile launch

US “strongly condemns” North Korean intercontinental missile launch US “strongly condemns” North Korean intercontinental missile launch

USA condemned Saturday “strongly” the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) north korean that according Japanfell into its territorial waters. “This launch needlessly increases tensions and risks destabilizing security in the region,” alerted a spokeswoman for the White House National Security Council, Adrienne Watson. United States will take “all necessary measures” to guarantee their […]

Cold wave in Japan cancels at least 280 flights

Cold wave in Japan cancels at least 280 flights Cold wave in Japan cancels at least 280 flights

Some 280 flights were canceled during this Tuesday in January in Japan due to the biggest cold wave that the country has suffered in the last decade, which is leaving heavy snowfalls in a large part of the territory and also causing interruptions in rail and road traffic. The cold air front that has crossed […]

South Korea will extend parental leave to 18 months due to low birthrate

South Korea will extend parental leave to 18 months due to low birthrate South Korea will extend parental leave to 18 months due to low birthrate

South Korea plans to increase paternity and maternity leave by another six months to a total of 18 months to boost the country’s low birth rates. The measure is included in a report that the Minister of Labor, Lee Jeong-sik, sent to the South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yeol, to detail the policies planned for this […]

South Korea would join the blockade of Russian exports and access to SWIFT

South Korea would join the blockade of Russian exports and access to SWIFT South Korea would join the blockade of Russian exports and access to SWIFT

South Korea announced this last February 28 that it has prohibited the export of strategic materials from Russia and analyzes joining the Russian international blockade of the SWIFT system due to the invasion of Ukraine. According to Foreign Ministry sources told the Yonhap agency, the South Korean nation plans to leave Russian banks out of […]

South Korea announces its intention to join the Trans-Pacific Agreement

South Korea announces its intention to join the Trans-Pacific Agreement

Updated on 12/13/2021 09:01 am South Korea intends to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Treaty of Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as announced today by the finance minister of the Asian country, Hong Nam-ki. Hong said today during a meeting with members of the Government that “The Executive is trying to gather opinions from the public and […]