GS25 gives Vietnam taste of Korean conveniences
Convenience store chain GS25’s first overseas branch opens Friday in Ho Chi Minh City, the commercial capital of Vietnam, where the company will also sell cooked local dishes from both Korea...
Terminal 2 opening overshadowed by forgotten baggage 
A Korean Air flight bound for Manila departed leaving roughly 1,000 pieces of luggage on the ground Thursday, overshadowing the grand opening of Incheon International Airport’s new terminal,...
First Apple store to open Jan. 27 
The much-anticipated first Apple retail store in Korea will open on Garosu-gil in southern Seoul on Jan. 27. Just like in other Apple stores across the globe, customers can have their dev...
New Veloster launched in Detroit 
Hyundai Motor debuted the all-new 2019 Veloster and high-performance Veloster N at the 2018 North American International Auto Show which started its 14-day run in Detroit on Monday. The ...
Gov’t tries to get its ducks in a row on bitcoin 
The government on Monday announced that it will respect market forces and allow cryptocurrency exchanges to continue to operate - but will crack down on any illegalities. It also warned ...
Shopping app Xiaohongshu buoys Korean businesses 
When Miranda Qu established Xiaohongshu five years ago, she did not imagine the online community for shopping tips would turn into an e-commerce platform with more than 75 million registe...
Snow, cold snap lead to airport chaos in Jeju
Snow in Jeju Thursday morning led to more than 100 canceled or delayed flights and left over 5,000 people stranded for hours as a cold spell hit the country. From around 8:30 a.m. to ...
Public-sector job push adds to unemployment 
Yoo Young-hyun, 33, quit his job at an auto-parts production plant last month to resume studying for a grade nine public servant job. Yoo gave up on the exam three years ago, but he decid...