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A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing
A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing

A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing On 8:55 a.m. (KST), a ferry, Sewol, carrying more than 450 passengers and crew began to sink off the coast of Jindo Island?in South Jeolla Province. So far, there are at least four people dead and hundreds missing. The information for this has been […]

SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch
SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch

SK Telecom CEO apologized to 5.6 million customers regarding the service failure last week. Friday, March 21, 2014, SK Telecom promised massive compensation for its service failure on Thursday March 20, 2014. An estimated 5.6 million customers in Seoul and some provincial areas were affected by the technical issues of SK Telecom. Many of you […]

Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong Dating Confirmed
Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong Dating Confirmed

Figure queen, Kim Yu-Na and Kim Won-joong’s relationship has been confirmed by All That Sports. Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong. (Yonhap) ?The agency for figure skating “queen,” Kim Yu-Na confirmed her relationship with ice hocky player Kim Won-joong on Thursday, March 6, 2014. All That Sports is the agency for Kim Yu-na. The agency said, […]

Another Leakage of Personal Information From KT Corporation

Two hackers and a telemarketing firm CEO get arrested for the theft of 12 million KT Corp. customers’ personal information. Surnames of Kim and Chung had been hacking users’ personal information from KT since February 2013. KT is Korea’s second largest telecom service provider with about 16 million customers for their mobile, fixed-line telephone, and […]

Test: Are You a Carb Addict?
Test: Are You a Carb Addict?

Get to know yourself better by testing to see if you are a carb addict. How many people actually sit down and relax to enjoy a meal? Do you really think about what you are eating or do you just eat what you crave for? This quiz to evaluate one’s addiction to carbohydrate has been […]

How Far Will A K-Pop Fan Go?
How Far Will A K-Pop Fan Go?

Obsessive K-pop fans go beyond the imaginable. Heated discussions about obsessed K-pop fans have been an issue for a while now. On January 20, another controversy started again when a fan started to advertise a pair of underwear for sale. According to the advertisement, the underwear belongs to D.O. from the group EXO. The sale […]

Highly Applauded Tourist Police
Highly Applauded Tourist Police

  Tourist police breaks the barriers of language and assists to their best.   In Seoul, you may come across differently dressed officers who seem to speak English or some other foreign language. These are the tourist police for people who are visiting or living in Korea. The tourist police was officially launched in Seoul […]

Big Tent Korea: Cultural Spread Utilizing the Digital World
Big Tent Korea: Cultural Spread Utilizing the Digital World

Google Big Tent Korea depicts cultural diversity to globalize the Korean culture to the world through the Internet. Last Wednesday, October 30, Google partnered with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) of Korea to open up the Big Tent conference at Platoon Kunsthalle in Seoul. On this day, Hyun-Jae Cho, First Vice Minister […]

Chinese Government Issues Guidebook to Chinese Tourists’ Behavior

Chinese tourists shouldn’t pick their nose or urinate in public? says the Chinese government. Tourism laws are being enforced to the people of China traveling abroad and also the people residing on the mainland. China’s National Tourism Administration publicized a 64-page guidebook on their website that advises Chinese nationals not to pick their noses in […]

Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes
Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes

A very interesting news article from Korea Herald. A thinner thigh is associated with an increased risk of diabetes in both men and women, a Korean medical team has concluded. Professor Jee Sun-ha of Yonsei University’s Graduate School of Public Health and his team conducted a study on 320,000 adults aged 30 to 79 who […]