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Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare has reporters that 15,000 people a year kill themselves in South Korea. This the country has the highest suicide rate of any nation in the world. Another 100,000 people end up in hospital after to suicide. Every day, about 43 Koreans take their own life. The Ministry said that the biggest reason is stress at school or work. Other reasons loneliness, and the sadness when another family member suicide. A church official said the high rate is a danger to Korean society because the country’s birth rate is so low. He said: "If the high suicide trend , the whole society could itself on the edge of a cliff."

This problem is made worse because of copycat behaviour when a celebrity commits suicide in Korea. Research that the suicide rates around 30 per cent in the two months after a celebrity suicide. News reports of a star’s suicide can in 600 Koreans their own life. Many people say television is to because it too much time reporting on news of suicides and this people the idea they too can end their life. The Korea Times newspaper said the government should do more to people. It said: “To lower the suicide rate, Korea should a more compassionate and caring society even at the expense of a slower-growing economy.”

 


 
 

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