All posts tagged "children"

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    China to end one-child policy, boon to couples, companies

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s decision to abolish its one-child policy is a boon not only to couples but to sellers of goods from formula to diapers to toys. And it might help to defuse economic stresses caused...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • South Korean middle school students use their smartphones at a bus station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Prying parents: Phone surveillance apps flourish in S. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son’s phone activity, disable...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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  • Workers' children at a creche at Chonsam Cooperative Farm near Wonsan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (Courtesy of David Stanley via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    N. Korea’s children suffer from severe malnutrition: report

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — One of six North Korean children under age 5 have been suffering from chronic malnutrition, a report showed Wednesday, raising alarm over food situations in the North. The portion of underweight children suffering from...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • An advocacy group dealing with deaths and illness among Samsung Electronics employees stages a protest in front of Samsung Electronics building. (Yonhap)
    [HuffPo] Samsung’s Devastating Secret: The Tears Of ‘Semiconductor Children’

      Over the past few years, Samsung Corporation has faced a number of troubling allegations about the health of some of its workers in the company’s home base, South Korea. Former workers and their...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    S. Korean children rank last in happiness survey

    By Yun Suh-young Korean children and adolescents were the least happy among those in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) last year, a recent survey showed. The Korea Bang Jeong-hwan Foundation conducted the survey with...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Research showed that Korean children fall short of calcium requirement, one of the most important nutrients for bone growth.
    Give kids more milk

    By Yoon Ja-young Kids are advised to drink two glasses of milk a day, but most Korean children don’t drink this quantity. Research shows that Korean children suffer from a shortfall of calcium intake, one of the...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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