Sponsors even ignore Tokyo Olympics…Noticing absence from opening ceremonies one after another

Minjun Son 2021. 7. 20. Image source: AP Yonhap news Japanese media reported that companies sponsoring the Tokyo Olympics are refusing to attend the opening ceremony. Sponsoring companies are not classified as general spectators, so they can attend the opening cere`mony, but they are reluctant to attend in consideration of their corporate image. According to […]

UK to completely lift quarantine measures, including mandatory masks, starting on the 19th

Minjun Son 2021. 7. 20. Image source : NEWSIS BBC reported on the 4th that the British government is expected to lift restrictions related to lockdown, including the mandatory wearing of masks in public places from the 19th while the momentum of the COVID-19 delta mutation continues. The British government was planning to apply these […]

Raising Pets in Germany

LEE SOOYEON              Many of you might know that there are strict rules for pet raisers in some countries. In Korea, many people argue that Korea has no strict rules to be responsible of their pets, which ends up with people who treat their pets as something they can throw away anytime. The most well-known […]

The Paralympic Games

LEE SOOYEON              The Paralympic Games is the major international sports competition for athletes with disabilities. Comparable to the Olympic Games, the Paralympics are split into Winter Games and Summer Games, which alternately occur every two years. Many of the same Olympic events are included—such as Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and biathlon for winter sports […]

Enjoy the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Yugyeong Jeong The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which were scheduled to be held in the summer of 2020 but postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021. It is the second Olympics to be held in Tokyo after 1964. At the Olympics, medals will […]

‘Waste-Free World’ and change of companies

Yugyeong Jeong Coca-Cola According to the BBC, beverage company Coca-Cola is collaborating with Danish paper container developer Paboco to launch a prototype of Adez, a fruit soda in a paper bottle this summer. The prototype is made of super-strong paper shells, and is designed to be 100% recyclable, composed of bio-based materials that are resistant […]