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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean children come last in 30-nation happiness survey

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 10:25pm by Reuters

    ... as a reason, according to National Statistics Korea. Parents are well-known for marching their children off to cram schools until late in the evening, and beginning English tutoring in kindergarten. ... followed by Romania and Poland. "The most relevant factor to the children's life satisfaction is academic stress, followed by school violence, internet addiction, negligence ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Life on hold in South Korea, a nation paralysed by tragedy

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... and concerts cancelled and vigils held to register grief at the unfolding tragedy. The 6,825-tonne ferry carrying 475 people, mostly high school students, sank off the country's southwest ... Of the 475 people on board the ferry when it capsized, 352 were high school students from Ansan city, just south of Seoul. It has been in a state of collective mourning since the disaster struck. ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korean parents turn to crime over school access

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 05:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... for the fake documents. Access to foreigner-only schools is seen as hugely advantageous, because English is the medium of education in them and it provides a useful stepping stone to eventual overseas study. Students in education-obsessed South Korea begin learning English at the age of nine, and parents spend a small fortune on private cram schools to improve their fluency levels. Those who ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Feuds a concern as children inherit Moon’s empire

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 04:23pm by Associated Press in Gapyeong

    ... will deepen,” Kim said. The church has amassed dozens of businesses in the United States, South Korea and even North Korea, including hotels, a ski resort, sports teams, schools, universities ... back at Harvard, where he studied, he is more fluent in English than Korean and has signs of his father’s charisma – but with an American sensibility. His sermons, delivered in English ...



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