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...

Birthrate czar describes Japan’s approach

Japan was one of the first countries to confront an aging population and a declining birth rate. In 1989, Japan’s fertility rate fell to 1.57,...

Natural gas to play bigger role in future

The Korean government has decided to expand the use of natural gas to lower the nation’s dependence on crude imports and realize the carbon...

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....

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...

Economic leaders vow reform, growth for 2016

The nation’s economic leaders kicked off the new year by expressing determination in creating structural reforms and securing growth potentials. Choi Kyung-hwan, the outgoing deputy...

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...

Craze for Mega Millions as Jackpot Hits $540 Million

Mega Millions, one of the most well-known lottery games in the United States, has reached its jackpot to be $540 million. With the hope...

Auto industry’s 2015 was mixed

2015 was good for Korea’s auto industry, with domestic sales hitting a record. But the year saw its share of troubles as well. Domestic sales...

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...

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