Global Warming and Climate Change

Yugyeong Jeong As global warming continues, there have been many natural phenomena in 2020. Many countries have been damaged by massive forest fires, hurricanes, heat waves, and typhoons. In Australia, Siberia, and South America, some regions have been devastated by large forest fires. There were frequent hurricanes in the North Atlantic region. Africa and Southeast […]

Real Estate Panic Buying

Hajon Lee Korea has had its ups and downs with real estate. One of the most controversial and seemingly difficult problem the government cannot solve is the continuous increase in real estate prices. House price does not seem to be adjusted or stopped, they keep on rising and they have become unstoppable. The government has […]

The Reason Why People Have a ‘Starbucks’ a Day

Lee Sooyeon In Korea, you can easily find people having Starbucks in the morning, at lunchtime and even after work. Starbucks products are always an issue, and it is hard to find a place to seat at Starbucks in the weekend. It seems like it is more than just a cafeteria. Then why is Starbucks […]

Korean Students Need Confidence and Interest in Learning

Minjun Son Korean elementary school 4th graders and middle school 2nd graders had the highest international achievement in mathematics and science. However, it was surveyed that confidence in math and science skills and interest in subjects were lower than the world average in both elementary and middle classes. The Ministry of Education announced on the […]

Feel the Rhythm of Korea

Minjun Son Innovativeness was recognized overseas for the popularity of the Korean tourism promotional video created by the Korea Tourism Organization based on the song of the fusion traditional music group ‘Inalchi’ Band'(이날치 밴드). The Tourism Organization announced on the 2nd that it has recently received the ‘Tourism Innovation Awards 2020’ in the digital campaign […]

Seoul Bike ‘Ttareungi’ Operates ‘Sprout Ttareungi’

Yugyeong Jeong ‘Ttareungi’ is an unmanned public bicycle rental service operated in October 2015 in Seoul. It was introduced for a healthy and clean city. If bicycle use becomes a daily life, citizens’ health can be improved. In addition, by increasing the share of bicycle transportation, CO2 generation can be reduced, thereby realizing the national […]

Lotte Mart Shouts at Guide Dog

Hajon Lee Last Sunday, on the 29th, an employee who appeared to be a manager at Lotte Mart’s Jamsil branch in Seoul blocked the entrance of a guide dog with a sign of a disabled dog and shouted at the volunteer. A post from an eye witness has made the issue go viral. The photo […]

How To Be ‘A Reader’

Lee Sooyeon We all know that reading is highly beneficial. However, having a good reading habit is not that easy as it sounds. Somewhere after “lose weight”, “stop procrastinating”, and “fall in love”, “read more” is one of the top goals that many people set for themselves. And for sure, a good book can be […]