Culture

TECH LOOK: The New iPhone 7 Rendering Image Concealed

As everyone gets excited about the upcoming iPhone 7, a rendered image appeared on the web showing its ceramic-looking materials, Business Korea reports.

February 8, 2016 at 11:30 am

Chinese Shoppers In South Korea Seek Less Expensive Items, Prefer Buying Local Labels

Young, Chinese travelers who are influenced by Korean Pop Culture would spend on items that are authentic, yet are not costly.

February 8, 2016 at 8:49 am

Starbucks In Saudi Arabia Bans Women From Entering Store, Social Media Users Call For Boycott

The establishment posted a sign with the words, “Please no enter for ladies only” after a gender segregation wall collapsed.

February 7, 2016 at 10:53 am

Super Bowl 50: KFC To Reveal The Real Colonel Sanders At Super Bowl Today

Super Bowl 50: Kentucky Fried Chicken promises that the real Colonel Sanders is back. Yet again. seriously. KFC debuts new celebrity colonel during Super Bowl 50 pregame and live stream.

February 5, 2016 at 12:11 pm

World’s Largest Korean Culture Convention To Take Place In Middle East, CJ E&M Corporation To Host Event

The annual event is going to happen on March 25, 2016.

February 5, 2016 at 7:01 am

Pregnant Korean College Students Are Now Allowed To Attend Classes, Education Ministry Declares

The old notion that Korean students should not be allowed to attend classes while pregnant is dismissed by the Education Ministry.

February 5, 2016 at 6:58 am

Underperforming Workers Can Now Be Dismissed, IBK Labor-Management Announces

Employees who are found performing below the standards of what a company expects can now be dismissed, as agreed by the labor and management at IBK Investment & Securities.

February 4, 2016 at 1:14 am

Large Companies That Offer 40.75 Million Won to University Graduates Can Cause Further Unemployment Problems, Experts Warn

According to the Korea Employers Federation, large companies would generally offer university graduates 40.75 million won, which widens the gap of unemployment between large and small companies, The Korea Economic Daily reports.

February 4, 2016 at 1:12 am

Lunar Travels Made Easier With Mobile Apps Ready to Help Tourists

Tourists flocking to Korea may avoid travel hassles by downloading various apps that are guaranteed to make traveling more convenient.

February 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm

China Smartphone Growth Decelerates at 2% in 2015, The Slowest To Date

Only 427.6 million smartphones were shipped by phone vendors to China this year, indicating a slow two percent growth in 2015.

February 2, 2016 at 1:52 pm

Fertility Regulator In UK Grants Scientists' Request To Edit Human Genetic Code

However, critics raise concern that the new technique might violate too many ethical proprieties.

February 4, 2016 at 2:20 am

Authentic Kimono Will Be Featured For First Time At New York Fashion Week

New York-based designer, Hiromi Asai, will present the world's first fashion show featuring sophisticated, authentic Kimono fashion on the runway at the New York Fashion Week on February 16, 2016. This show is funded by crowdfunding.

February 1, 2016 at 8:43 am

South Korea Joins Madrid Fusion 2016, Impresses Spain With Korean Cuisine

Representatives from South Korea demonstrated culinary skills in using sauces, seasonal ingredients and seaweed to create a dish.

February 1, 2016 at 2:31 am

Hallyu Reaches Western China to Reign in Fashion, Cosmetics Industries

The hallyu craze reaches western China with thousands of shoppers opting to buy Korean merchandise than any other local and imported goods, according to Korea Herald.

February 1, 2016 at 2:28 am

Koreans Indulge More Coffee Than Kimchi, Study Confirms

Coffee has beat the classic kimchi as the most consumed side dish of Korea while rice remains as the top staple.

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