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

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

 


 
 

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