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Premium Talking Tips: Date Nights Become Unaffordable for Young People

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking today? Then, please check out this article by The Chosun Ilbo.

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 Young people are struggling with the cost of going on a date as cinema and restaurant chains have recently hiked prices citing rising rents and the minimum wage hike University students, graduates seeking jobs, and the newly employed, who tend to be on a tight budget, are most affected as those are their preferred destinations on a night out. One cinema chain with a multiplex in Sinchon, Seoul raised the price of a peak-time ticket by W1,000 on April 11 (US$1=W1,081). Tickets for seats, which has a better view of the screen, are more expensive than standard tickets. “We were excited about our part-time wages going up with the rise in the minimum wage, but ticket prices went up more than our earnings,” said one couple who came to watch a movie. The cost of eating out has also increased, as many restaurants in university areas and busy districts like Gangnam Station and Hongik University Station hiked their prices blaming the minimum wage. -The Chosun Ilbo.

 

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Article Source: The Chosun Ilbo 

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