All posts tagged "marriage"

  • Actor Kim Sung-oh attends the press conference for the drama "The Night Watchman's Journal" in Seoul on July 29, 2014. (Yonhap)
    Actor Kim Sung-oh to get married in December

    Korean actor Kim Sung-oh, 36, is getting married on Dec. 13, Sports Dong-A reported Thursday. Kim will tie the knot at a wedding hall in Seoul’s Yong-san District with his girlfriend, who is five years younger and...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Park In-bee married her swing coach, Nam Gi-hyeob,
    Golfer Park In-bee ties knot at S. Korean country club

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean golfer Park In-bee tied the knot at a local country club Monday. The world’s No. 2 female golfer married her swing coach, Nam Gi-hyeob, in a ceremony held at Seowon Valley Country...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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    Curious about marriage agencies?

    By Tae Hong Resorting to dating services may seem like conceding defeat to many, but the fact of the matter is, matchmakers have been around forever in Asia. Elders would even point to today’s soaring divorce rate and...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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    International marriages hit 11-year low in Korea

    According to the data by Statistics Korea, the number of Koreans tying the knot with foreigners came to 25,963 last year, down from 28,325 a year earlier. The figure marked the lowest since 2003 when 24,775 Koreans...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • JTBC's "Secret Love Affair" tells the story of romance between a woman in her 40's (played by Kim Hee-ae) and a man in his 20's (Yoo Ah-in). / Newsis
    More career women are opting for younger men in Korea

    Such couple accounted for 41,300 cases (16.2 pct.) of the total marriages in 2013  By Park Jin-hai, Yoon Sung-won Kim Seo-young, 39, a high school teacher, married nine years ago. At the time of their wedding, their...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    Kim Min-ji leaves her TV anchor job to get married to Park Ji-sung

    By Baek Byung-yeul Kim Min-ji, news presenter and show host, has decided to leave SBS television ahead of her marriage with Park Ji-sung, the Korean footballer now playing for Dutch club PSV Eindhoven, according to a local...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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    No. 1 reason for getting married is fear of late-in-life loneliness

    Fear of loneliness in later life is the primary reason for getting married, said Statistics Korea. According to their study, singles aged 25-39 took up 27.4 percent of the total population in 2000, but the number soared...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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