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[INTERVIEW] Goenka confident of Ssangyong Motor's future
One of the best scenarios for a corporate leader would be to come out of a board meeting in a good mood. That’s exactly what happened to Pawan Goenka, managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra and chairman of the board of Ssangyong Motor, Feb. 15. Ssangyong Motor finally announced a profit for the first time in nine years, six years after its acquisition by top Indian automake...
| 2017-03-01 13:16
Former K-pop idols pursue different paths
Last and early this year, some top K-pop idol groups including 2NE1, 4minute and Beast disbanded to the dismay of their fans. The upside may well be that there could be more opportunities to see the former members in various settings including entertainment programs. Yoon Doo-joon, 29, will soon appear on “Mr. Baek, The Homemade Food Master” that will air its third season on ...
Entertainment & Arts
| 2017-02-24 12:45
More Koreans consider exit from urban metropolises
Several decades ago, Koreans in droves migrated to the city, leaving behind their provincial communities, as the city beckoned with jobs and opportunities. Now as large Korean cities grow ever-more choked, multitudes of people are considering returning to, if not necessarily to farming, but villages. Hot destinations such as Jeju Island or parts of Gangwon Province may have g...
[INTERVIEW]'In LEGO world, you're never wrong'
For LEGO fans, this winter may well feel like a treat. The LEGO Batman Movie has opened in theaters in Korea; while last December, the LEGO Store opened in Hyundai Department Store in Pangyo, Gyeonggi Province. The store is the first and sole official LEGO store in Korea, giving customers a chance to buy limited edition products or “cherry-pick” blocks at the store’s “Pick-a-...
| 2017-02-15 10:47
Keunkiwajip's sweet and salty soy sauce and its crab dish
Enter the Keunkiwajip Korean restaurant in Samcheong-dong area in Seoul, near Cheong Wa Dae, and you’re welcomed by the smell of a special kind of soy sauce. The proprietary soy sauce is a key component of the one-Michelin-starred restaurant’s dishes. In fact, the first Michelin Guide Seoul edition, which was published last year, attributed its selection of the restaurant to ...
Travel & Food
| 2017-02-10 16:28
Michelin-starred Balwoo Gongyang offers delicious temple food
Although temple food is respected and loved within Korea, its popularity is another question. But after Balwoo Gongyang received one Michelin star in the first Michelin Seoul Guide released last year, it is safe to say temple food may be on its way to becoming the next big thing. The restaurant, located across the street from Jogye Temple in downtown Seoul, has been fully boo...
Travel & Food
| 2017-02-03 16:18
Korean cosmetics run deep in CEO's blood
A facial mask brand stands out among the millions of so-called K-cosmetics sold at drug stores and duty-free shops all over Seoul. That it is promoted by celebrities like Hyun Bin, a hallyu star, and Fei, the Chinese member of girl band missA, on television and other media makes it hard to miss. Customers, especially Chinese tourists, swarm duty-free stores to buy Mediheal ma...
| 2017-02-01 14:11
Practice through food: Ven. Sunjae
Unlike the rest of the city, Ilwon-dong, deep in southern Seoul, where the Korean Bhiksuni Association building is located, was covered in snow in the second week of January. At a cooking class held inside the building, Ven. Sunjae stood in front of students, who were all ears and jotted down notes as she explained temple food that is enjoyed on traditional Korean holidays, a...
Travel & Food
| 2017-01-20 15:36
Fine Korean food will become global
Yun Kyoung-suk, chef and owner of Yunga Myeongga, is known as “Wonder Woman” among her staff at the Korean fine dining restaurant in downtown Seoul. For one thing, she hardly sleeps. “Oh, you might say I live 25-hour days,” Yun, 50, said. Passionate and driven to spread “hansik,” or Korean cuisine, she makes many of the ingredients, even the oil, soybean sauce, chili pepper p...
Veteran divas make a return
Just as their male compatriots have done, veteran female bands and singers of K-pop are returning to the stage. One such singer Uhm Jung-hwa - often dubbed as Korea’s Madonna - showed that she still has the music in her. The 47-year-old veteran singer/actress has returned with a new mini-album “The Cloud Dream of the Nine.” The album featuring four songs - “Oh Yeah,” “Dreamer...
Hotels grapple with chronic staff shortages
‘Moon gov’t neglected, concealed North’s killing of S. Korean official’
CJ Olive Young fined 1.89 bil. won for unfair supply contracts
Giant panda statue at Everland
[INTERVIEW] 'Now is time for Koreans to unlock potential in Africa'
Japan's Nikkei-linked ELS issuance surpasses HK-linked ELS
Scholar's decades-long expertise serves as inspiration for Korea's future FDI
Lawyer of Korean descent selected as chair of Dentons Global Board
K-dramas, beauty, food to maintain popularity on TikTok in 2024
SK reshuffles top management focusing on generational shift
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