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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]