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Apple To Build A 'Secret Team' To Pursue Virtual Reality Plans

Rumor has it that the Cupertino giant is on its way to building virtual reality features by creating a secret team.

January 30, 2016 at 12:47 pm

South Korea's Restrictions On Freedom Of Speech Get Criticized By United Nations Rights Official

Despite his perceptions toward the nation's freedom of speech, he is confident that Korea will make it right.

January 30, 2016 at 6:51 am

Uber Lowers Fares In New York City, Looking To Increase Demand In The City

Uber has announced in a blog post that it will be reducing the rates of uberX by 15 percent in New York City. The ride-hailing service is looking to increase the demand for its service with its latest move.

January 30, 2016 at 5:42 am

Pentecostalism in South Korea Faces Greater Decline: Report

Pentecostalism's alarming decline is reportedly due to the changing lifestyle choices of Koreans.

January 30, 2016 at 5:36 am

Park Shin-hye is the Newest Endorser of Roem's Global Marketing Campaign

Eland's brand for women fashion, Roem, is set to wow the world with their designs, which will further be endorsed by Korean star Park Shin-hye.

January 29, 2016 at 5:53 am

South Korea Clamping Down On Budget Airlines' Safety Protocols, Faces Possible Closures If They Don't Improve

South Korea is cracking down on budget airlines due to their lax safety protocols, according to a report from The Star Online. The country is warning the budget airlines that they could face a possible closure if they don’t mend their ways.

January 29, 2016 at 4:05 am

Here's Why Korean Cosmetics Are A Global Hit With Over US$1.44 Billion Exports

The boom of Korean cosmetics reached a worldwide scale with approximately US$1.44 exports.

January 29, 2016 at 4:00 am

Seoul City Wall Should Be A Part of UNESCO Cultural Heritage, Urges Korea

South Korea is taking effort to include Seoul City Wall, along with other cultural assets, on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage this year.

January 30, 2016 at 1:20 am

Hyundai Revs Engines For First Year As Official NFL Sponsor For Super Bowl 50 With Kevin Hart And Ryan Reynolds

Hyundai is lacing up its cleats early and getting NFL fans warmed up for the biggest game of the year, Super Bowl 50. Hyundai will run a 60-second ad in the coveted pre-kick time slot, two 30-second ads during the game and a 60-second ad during the pre-game show with help from Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds.

January 28, 2016 at 1:31 pm

Unoccupied Houses In South Korea Exceed 1 Million, Building Of Residential Cities To Blame

Korean residents are leaving their old houses in downtown areas as they look for a place in the city.

January 28, 2016 at 11:24 am

Koreans' Diet Pattern Slowly Becomes Westernized With More Meat Consumption, Study Says

However, their consumption of seven major crops dropped at a rate 1.5 percent annually from 1995 to 2014.

January 28, 2016 at 5:10 am

South Korea Defeats Qatar In The Semis To Qualify For The Summer Olympics, Will Face Japan In the Finals

South Korea has defeated Qatar in their semifinals match of the U-23 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) champions to move to the finals and also qualify for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to a report from Doha News. The finals will feature a match between South Korea and Japan.

January 28, 2016 at 5:08 am

First Ever Route Between Seoul And Glasgow Announced, Will Connect Scotland To South Korea

Korean Air and its sister company Hanjin Travel plans to run a charter service between Seoul and Glasgow in August, according to a report from The Scotsman. The new flight route will directly connect Scotland with South Korea.

January 28, 2016 at 1:55 am

Should Suicidal Koreans Opt For Psycho Treatment? Study Links Suicide Rate to Lack of Intervention

A recent research shows the link between people's avoidance of psychiatric treatment and high suicidal rate.

January 27, 2016 at 4:04 am

South Korea To Depoly 5,000-Ton Patrol Vessel To Leodo, Will Start Patrolling The Reef In April

South Korea is planning to deploy a 5,000-ton patrol vessel to the Seoul-controlled rock outcropping of leodo, according to a report from Yonhap News Agency. The Ministry of Public Safety and Security said in annual briefing to President Park Geun-hye that the vessel, which is newly built, will start patrolling the reefs in April 2016.