The Financial Crisis, Global Financial Crisis and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Yugyeong Jeong The financial crisis occurred on November 21, 1997. This is because the foreign exchange reserves were insufficient. Since there are few resources, Korea needs dollars to buy resources. Without dollars, oil cannot be imported, and without oil, all industries are halted. Eventually, foreign exchange reserves were scarce and the economy became difficult, and […]

Self-Photo Studio

Hajon Lee One of the hottest things to do in Korea right now is visit a self-photo studio. What exactly is this studio? It’s a place where you take your own pictures of yourself with a remote. You are usually given 15 to 20 minutes to take the photos and then 15 to 20 minutes […]

Ways to Save Energy

Lee Sooyeon  There are many different ways to reduce your household’s energy use, ranging from simple behavioral adjustments to extensive home improvements. The two major motives for conserving energy are to save on utility bills and protect the environment. Here are two basic but powerful ways to conserve energy and save electricity in your home. […]

Veni Vidi Vici, NC Dinos to Win the 2020 Korean Series

Minjun Son NC Dinos won the first integrated championship in 9 years since its foundation. NC catcher Yang Eui-ji won the Korean Series MVP. NC won 4-2 in the 6th game of the 2020 KBO Korean Series (7 games, 4 wins) against Doosan Bears held at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 24th. […]

Efficacy of Popular Traditional Ingredients

Yugyeong Jeong Beyond the trend of sweet and salty foods (childish palate) and spicy foods, ‘The palate of Grandmother’ called ‘Halmae Ipmat’ is in these days. People with this appetite mainly seek foods that use traditional ingredients that give off a savory taste. Ingredients such as black sesame, mugwort, and red bean may feel old, […]

Deliveryman Death from Overwork

Hajon Lee The recent death of a deliveryman from overwork has brought great attention to the delivery service sector. There have already been 15 deaths and numbers are continuously increasing. So why are there so many death cases now? The rapid increase in the volume of delivery caused by Covid-19 has increased the work of […]

How Disposable Masks Cause Plastic Pollution

Are we protecting us but not the environment? Lee Sooyeon The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars. The promotion of mask wearing as a way to slow the spread of COVID-19 has led to an extraordinary increase in […]

Korean Air Confirms Official Acquisition of Asiana Airlines

Minjun Son Korean Air’s acquisition of Asiana Airlines was officially announced by the government. The government decided to invest 800 billion won to Korean Air through the Industrial Bank, which was explained as an inevitable choice to overcome the crisis in the aviation industry brought about by Corona 19. Even with the government’s budget of […]