Tourism from Japan Still on the Rise
Tourism from Japan has increased in recent months despite an escalating spat between the two governments that has spilled over into a boycott here. A total of 850,453 Japanese tourists visited Korea from May to July, up 21.6 percent from the same period of last year, according to the Justice Minist,...More
Korea to Outpace Japan in Purchasing Power in 2023
Korea will outpace Japan in terms of per-capita purchasing power parity four years from now. Per-capita PPP gauges the purchasing power of each person considering inflation and currency values of each country,...More
"Mother of Mine" has gone through a slight increase in the ratings.
The market for so-called home meal replacements is heating up in Korea as more and more Koreans stay single or have no energy left to cook after their working day.
Last year, CJ Cheiljedang racked up W1.9 trillion in revenues from instant meals (US$1=W1,212). Sales in the first quarter of this year surged 43 percent on-year, leading to expectations that full-year revenues will reach W2.6 trillion...More
Skateboarding enthusiast Ko Hyo-joo has become popular among Instagrammers. Her viral skating videos, which show her skillful movements and dance-like stunts on the elongated skateboards, first came to public attention overseas, as she has collaborated with a number of luxury labels such as Cartier, Chanel and Gucci, and even appeared in a music video by British music band Clean Bandit...More
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