Singaporean in South Korea, Goes Viral
- Available on INSITE TV's YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/insitetv
- Sponsored by the Korea Tourism Organization to showcase K-Culture to foreign fans
The new online reality show "Miss Korea – I'm Mae" from INSITE TV, an online content channel operated by CJ E&M, has been a hit with fans worldwide. With the first episode recording close to 270,000 views, the show features 18-year old affluent Singaporean fashionista, Mae, exploring various aspects of K-Culture during a fun and chaotic two-month journey around the country...More
Tabwondosohoejido (Gathering for drinking dosoju at Tabwon) by An Jung-sik. Families and friends gather on New Year's Day to drink dosoju to ward off evil spirits and to maintain health throughout the year.
Alcohol in Korean life
Sul, the general purpose Korean word for all types of alcohol, is a much more romantic and culturally meaningful word than its English language equivalent, alcohol. Sul implies a culture, a sharing between friends, whereas the English "alcohol" can be somewhat scientific or cold, or even damning. "A pint", in the British sense, carries the same friendliness and warmth that sul does, or perhaps the Australian "stubby". Sul implies the artistry and care of a Portland craft beer, the hands-on approach of a Tennessee boutique distillery, the aged vines of a Burgundy terroir and the tradition of a Highlands malt...More
LG Electronics' Classic TV is a modern flat screen that looks like something out of the 1970s.
One of the most competitive fields in all of modern industry is home electronics, where top companies around the world are constantly pushing to create the thinnest screens, the fanciest choices and the most futuristic designs.
But even as most consumers fight for the newest smartphones and most cutting-edge fashions, some stylish shoppers are moving away from such mindless modernity, choosing instead some distinctly older options...More
Comedian Jo Hye-ryeon collapsed during filming of the entertainment show "Cheerful Problem Solvers" on Channel A and needed medical treatment, according to local media reports yesterday...More
A home shopping host demonstrates a brand of mascara at the studio of GS Home Shopping in Yeongdeungpo District, western Seoul. [JoongAng Ilbo]
There's a beep and a blinking sign that reads "3 million sold", causing the home shopping host, who had been demonstrating a silver ultrasonic ion face massager, to gasp.
"I can't believe it", said the bubbly Kim Hyun-woo, a popular host at CJ O Shopping. "You should hurry up or else. We may run out at any minute"...More