If you want a quiet but hip place in Sinchon & Hongdae.

DONGGYU LEE   Sinchon and Hongdae, the two most popular areas in Seoul, are always crowded with people. For those like me who don’t like crowded streets, in front of Sinchon U-PLEX or Hongik University Station Exit 9 is quite difficult. Then why not take a little step back and look for the spaces between […]

Unique Café Culture in Korea

Lee Sooyeon There are many countries that are famous for coffee cultures – Italy, Brazil, and Ethiopia to name but a few. These countries are well-renowned world-wide not only for their coffee, but also for the culture surrounding it. Who doesn’t have fantasies of sitting under the Italian morning sun and enjoying the atmosphere of […]


Lim, Do Yeub Many people in Korea are interested in having specialized jobs nowadays as it is getting harder to start a career. For business school students, the most popular one is a certified public accountant(CPA). The number of applicants for the CPA exam is increasing recently. It was 8,512 people in 2019, and it […]

‘Squid Game’ Themed Cryptocurrency ‘Squid Game Coin’ Falls to $0

Yugyeong Jeong The price of a cryptocurrency with the theme of the drama ‘Squid Game’ currently airing on Netflix has fallen to $0. According to CoinMarketCap, a cryptocurrency information site, the price of the cryptocurrency ‘SQUID’ once surged to $2,861 per coin and then suddenly plummeted to $0.00079. Gizmodo, a media specialized in information technology, […]

Goodbye to old ‘Facebook’, welcome to the new ‘Meta’

Minjun Son 2021. 11.02 Image source: Facebook “Facebook is no longer our number one priority. The metaverse will be the new future.” Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a confident tone. Facebook changed its name to “Meta”. Recently, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg strengthened the Metaverse business, saying, “I want Facebook to be recognized […]

US semiconductor confidentiality demands and TSMC, Samsung, SK

Yugyeong Jeong https://www.mk.co.kr/news/politics/view/2021/11/1031572/ At the supply chain countermeasures meeting convened during the G20 summit, President Biden once again made clear to the leaders of his allies his commitment to contain China and build its own supply chain. The list of information submissions that the U.S. is pressing with, emphasizing voluntary submissions by November 8, includes […]

First season of ‘LCK franchise’ showed half success

Minjun Son 2021. 11.02 Image source: TechM The 2021 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) spring season, which was held for the first time since the introduction of the franchise, has ended. As the size of the league expands along with the improvement of performance, it has succeeded in popularizing it by securing more viewers. […]