Culture

Hyundai Will Sponsor PGA TOUR in Los Angeles

Hyundai Motor America, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea, will sponsor the PGA TOUR's longstanding tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles starting in 2017.

January 21, 2016 at 8:16 am

South Korea Looking To Attract 8 Million Chinese Tourist, Exempting Visa Fees And Adding Air Routes

South Korea is looking to attract eight million Chinese tourists this year to the country, according to a report from Yonhap News Agency. The South Korean government is exempting visa fees for Chinese group travelers and adding six new air routes between the two countries to achieve this.

January 20, 2016 at 5:04 am

South Korea's "Anti-Nut Rage" Law Takes Effect, Part of Effort To Increase Safety And Prevent Dangerous Passenger Behaviors

The South Korean government has enacted a tougher law for air passengers who have unruly behavior, according to a report from CNN. The move is part of the government’s effort to increase aviation safety and prevent dangerous passenger behaviors, according to South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

January 20, 2016 at 4:08 am

K-Pop Star's Apology Ignites China, Taiwan Relations; Calls Actions as 'Discrimination'

After a Korean popstar waived a Taiwan flag during a television program, the relationship of China and Taiwan escalated to a higher level.

January 20, 2016 at 4:01 am

Youth and Total Jobless Rate Widens in 2015, Expected To Remain High This Year

The consistent rise of unemployment rates among the youngsters widened the gap of the total unemployment rate of the country.

January 19, 2016 at 2:27 am

More People Use Mobile Gadgets For Internet, Study Confirms

As people opt to use their mobile phones to connect to the internet, several web browsers suffer with decreased market shares.

January 18, 2016 at 3:10 am

South Korea Going To The Quarterfinals Of The Olympic Football Qualifying Tournament, Will Face Iraq For The Top Spot In Group C

South Korea has clinched a quarterfinals berth at the ongoing Olympic football qualifying tournament in Qatar with one more group game remaining, according to a report from Yonhap News Agency. South Korea will still be facing Iraq to end the group match with the winner securing the top spot in the group.

January 17, 2016 at 2:11 am

Hermès Birkin Handbag Makes Better Investment For Long-Term Investors Than Gold, Study Shows

Apparently, the value of the designer bag increases every year, but the problem lies on actually owning one.

January 15, 2016 at 2:10 am

Chinese Tourists Spent $229 Billion In 2015 As South Korea And Thailand Overtake Hong Kong As Most Popular Destinations

China produced 109 million outbound tourists in 2015.

January 14, 2016 at 2:20 am

China’s Dalian Wanda Pays $3.5 Billion For Legendary Entertainment, Is This A Gamble?

Dalian Wanda buys Legendary Entertainment in the fourth-largest Chinese investment in the United States.

January 14, 2016 at 2:10 am

Netflix CEO Announces $100 Million Fund For Education, Provide Post-Secondary Educational Experiences To Students Of Color

Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, has announced in a Facebook post that he will be funding a new $100 million philanthropic fund for education. The goal of the new fund is to provide “exceptional post-secondary educational experiences” to students of color.

January 13, 2016 at 3:50 am

South Korea Welcomes Emergence of 11-Year-Old Figure Skating Prodigy, Youngest Ever To Win National Championship

South Korea has just hailed on Monday the emergence of a new 11-year-old figure-skating prodigy, according to a report from Today. You Young, a young girl who stood at just 143 cm, became the youngest ever national champion at 2016 South Korean Figure Skating Championships in Seoul.

January 12, 2016 at 4:40 am

The Force Is With Star Wars In China

Star Wars: The Force Awakens recorded the highest IMAX two-day opening weekend of all time in China, surpassing Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

January 11, 2016 at 9:02 pm

Thai Cosmetics Company Pulls out Skin Whitening TV Advertisement on Racist Allegations, Issues Apology

It became controversial because of its tagline, “white makes you a winner” and how the ad conveyed the message.

January 9, 2016 at 9:28 am

Tennis Star Kei Nishikori Renews Global Brand Ambassador Contract With Sportswear Company UNIQLO

Kei Nishikori will once again wear the latest from UNIQLO when he competes in the Australian Open Tennis Championships this year in Melbourne, on January 18-3