Government to boost support for 'konkatsu' matchmaking business

Oct 11, 2016

Government to boost support for 'konkatsu' matchmaking business

The central government will expand the scope of its assistance to konkatsu spouse-hunting events to include those hosted by companies and other private organizations. Such support is currently limited to activities sponsored by municipalities. The central government hopes to encourage more people to marry, ...

Sep 25, 2016

Trump's potential guest at first debate: Gennifer Flowers

Donald Trump has threatened to invite Gennifer Flowers, who had an affair with Hillary Clinton’s husband, to attend Monday night’s presidential debate. Trump suggested on Twitter that he might invite Flowers, an entertainer whose claims of an affair with Bill Clinton imperiled his 1992 ...

Aug 22, 2016

Koreans reluctant to get married, have children

South Koreans are likely to have fewer weddings and babies this year than ever before, part of a demographic shift that risks hobbling the nation’s economy. The number of marriages and births recorded during the first five months of 2016 hit the lowest levels ...