For athletes who need to gather all their strength before a match, eating is a kind of a sacred ritual. Before the short track event in Beijing in December 1996, the Korean team received a peculiar order from its coach. They were...
Young, single Koreans say that the government's latest round of Covid-19 relief payments unfairly discriminates against unmarried people with an unreasonably low cut off point for grant eligibility.
According to the Ministry of SMEs and Startups on Thursday, three start-ups came into the unicorn category as of July 19 and one dropped out. Unicorns are startups that have such promise that they are valued at $1 billion or more.
Korea reported a new record number of daily Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, despite the capital area being under the strongest level of social distancing measures for over a week.
A summit with Japan will not take place during the Tokyo Olympics, the Blue House confirmed Monday. “President Moon Jae-in decided not to visit Japan for the occasion of the Tokyo Olympics,” said Park Soo-hyun, presidential spokesman, in a...
According to Korea Power Exchange on Sunday, the country's power reserve ratio, the cushion beneath its full capacity, has been around 10 percent since July 12.
Hong Kong’s superstar Jackie Chan has many names. He is known as “Cheng Long,” a stage name that director Lo Wei of “Fist of Fury” gave him to “become the true dragon,” surpassing Bruce Lee.Another name he used was Yuen Lo, which...
The Moon Jae-in administration wants to turbocharge its Korean New Deal initiative, promising greater spending and a new focus on the social safety net. The government promised to boost investment from 160 trillion won to 220 trillion won.
The minimum wage for next year was set at 9,160 won ($7.98) per hour, up 5.1 percent from this year’s -- over objections by representatives of both labor and business. It was the last minimum wage to be determined by the Moon Jae-in government.
Baedal Minjok, Korea's largest food delivery app, started a robot delivery service in three apartment buildings in Yeongdeungpo District, western Seoul.