Many South Koreans believe that they are innately disposed to fall into addiction. They are very wary after many tales of famous celebrities succumbing to the pitfalls of addiction. The country has a tough stance on drugs and is very cautious in making available anything they deem addictive to its inhabitants.
Cities that rely on public sector employment are falling behind. Monday's report by the Centre for Cities think-tank told us what every politician, civil servant and business already knows: If Britain is to drag itself out of the economic gloom, it will be the private sector that has to lead that recovery.