‘Squid Game’ Director Hwang Dong-hyuk on Netflix’s Hit Korean Series

Lee Sooyeon              Korean TV series have dominated viewing preferences across large parts of Asia for the last decade. But it has taken a high-concept survival drama “Squid Game” to become the first K-drama to rate as Netflix’s top show in the U.S.              The nine-part Netflix original involves a group of people from all […]

‘Apple’ invests in R&D support center and developer academy in Pohang POSTECH

Yugyeong Jeong http://news.kmib.co.kr/article/view.asp?arcid=0924210901&code=11151400&cp=nv Global company Apple’s R&D support center and developer academy for small and medium-sized businesses in Korea will be established in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province. Apple, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, and Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) signed a memorandum of understanding on the establishment and operation of the center and academy at Pohang […]

Changes in Fruits – Exotic New Varieties of Fruits

Yugyeong Jeong Through word of mouth on SNS and the increase in the proportion of single-person households, many consumers are looking for new varieties of exotic fruits. The types of summer fruits they are looking for have changed. New fruits have a unique shape or color, and because they are varieties made by utilizing the […]

El Salvador Starts to Use Bitcoin as a Legal Currency

Lim, Do Yeub (From Yonhap News) The El Salvador government has decided to use bitcoin as a legal currency. It is the first case of declaring usage of bitcoin as a legal currency in the world. It has been about two weeks since the declaration, and the government and citizens of El Salvador are still […]

Brand new super mini car for Koreans – the Casper

Lee Sooyeon              Hyundai has revealed the Casper as an extremely compact, SUV-style supermini for its South Korean home market. The inspiration for the name is said to come from the skateboarding trick ‘Casper’, in which the board is flipped upside down and back to front all in one swift movement.              Hyundai says this […]

Consumers responded positively to unlabeled bottled water

Minjun Son 2021.08.12 Image source : Jeju Samdasoo “If the price is the same, I will choose a product that helps society and the environment.” In a survey conducted last year, 93.4% of consumers answered this way.                   According to the distribution industry, the food and beverage industry is the most active in these results. […]

Seong-Jin Cho’s Recital Return with Chopin

Yugyeong Jeong Pianist Seong-Jin Cho, who won the 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition for the first time as a Korean and the third as an Asian, will hold a recital from the end of August to the beginning of September in Busan, Incheon, Daegu and Seoul. The recital starts in Busan on August 31st, and […]

Extended application of substitute holidays

Yugyeong Jeong http://www.flaticon.com Existing substitute holidays were applied only when the Lunar New Year and Chuseok holidays overlap with Sundays and Children’s Day overlapped with Saturdays and Sundays. From 2022 onwards, if the Lunar New Year and Chuseok holidays are on Sundays, and Children’s Day and national holidays (March 1, Liberation Day, National Foundation Day, […]