All posts tagged "survey"

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    Cosmetic surgery on rise among N. Korean women: survey

    More North Korean women are seeking plastic surgery in a bid to resemble South Korean actresses, a recent survey of defectors showed. “A new generation of North Korean defectors dress according to the trends and undergo plastic...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Seen here is an advertisement for a plastic surgery clinic on the main street of Apgujeong in Seoul, the center of South Korea's plastic surgery services. Such clinics are thriving as their world-class techniques attract foreigners from throughout the world. Medical expenditure by foreign medical tourists seeking plastic surgery and checkups exceeded US$100 million in 2011, according to the Bank of Korea. (Yonhap)
    One-third of S. Korea’s plastic surgery patients ‘unsatisfied’

    By Lee Ji-hye Korea is known for its high rate of plastic surgery as well as the accessibility of such procedures. However, a recent consumer study shows that around one-third of those who go under the knife...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    CDC: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

    NEW YORK (AP) — Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released last week. In a large national survey last year, 4.5 percent of high school...

    • Posted November 16, 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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    The Korean community in the US: 10 years ago and now

    The Korea Times survey in commemoration of its 45th anniversary in the U.S. By Kim Chul-soo, Jung Gu-hoon How has the perspective of the Korean community changed in the last 10 years? The results of a survey...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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