Korean Characters Leading New Korean Wave

On November 11, which is the day people in China celebrate being singles by shopping offline and online, Alibaba’s shopping site T-mall went busy...

LA Apartment Rent Expected To Increase by 5% This Year

Apartment rents in the Los Angeles area are expected to increase by more than 5% this year. According to a report by 'Marcus and Millichap',...

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...

US Ships More than 1 Million Eggs to South Korea

  U.S. will export shell eggs to South Korea next week. It is the first time in history that South Korea imports eggs from a...

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...

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...

When one job just isn’t secure enough

Mr. Lee, a manager at a major construction company in Seoul, works seven days a week. His company job keeps him busy on weekdays....

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...

As China slows, new opportunities appear for Korea

Axel van Trotsenburg, vice president of the World Bank, said transition in the Chinese economy will create new opportunities for Korean exporters to tackle...

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...

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