Seoul’s homeless continue to hold out hope

Christmas carols could be heard all around and salespeople promoted their bargains through bullhorns to catch the attention of passersby. Seoul Station Plaza bustled...

The “Zombies” of the Korean Economy

The persistent epidemic of "zombie" companies leaves economists worried about the future of the South Korean economy. A zombie company is a business that, while pulling in...

How Much Does it Really Cost to Get Married in Los Angeles?

  It costs to say "I do" in Los Angeles. Wedding prices have hiked up 4% since last year, honeymoon not included. According to the...

U.S. Formally Asks for Changes to FTA

The Office of the United States Trade Representative sent a letter to the Korean government on Wednesday local time calling for a Joint Committee...

Over 10,000 Expected to Take Paternity Leave

The number of men who have taken paternity leave this year is expected to soon pass 10,000 for the first time, though this number...

Lotte World Tower’s topping out

Lotte Corporation, a construction arm of Lotte Group, completed the final 123rd floor of the controversial Lotte World Tower in Jamsil, southeastern Seoul, on...

IMF’s Lagarde Expressed Worries about South Korea’s Glass Ceiling

  The International Monetary Fund’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde commented that South Korean society is going toward a “collective suicide,” according to IMF’s Asia and...

Korea’s tech exports were third-biggest in the world

Korea’s information and communications technology (ICT) exports in 2015 were the third-largest in the world, thanks to mobile phones and semiconductors, the government said. According...

Does Uber Drivers Really Earn $100K Per Year?

“Uber drivers earn money using their own cars and making their own work schedules.” This is how Uber pitches to future Uber drivers. Let’s...

Youth unemployment hits all-time high in 2015

Korea’s youth unemployment rate hit an all-time high in 2015. According to a monthly employment report by Statists Korea on Wednesday, the unemployment rate for...
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