[HIGH TO LOW] Does Seoul's best bingsu have to come with a big price tag?
How pricey can some shaved ice and fruit be? At Seoul’s five-star hotels, no amount of upscaling is too much for bingsu — or shaved ice with toppings that is traditionally a humble summer snack. This year, the most expensive bingsu can be found at...
[WHY] Why 'hell trains' still exist on Seoul subways
Taking the subway during rush hour in Seoul is a nightmare, some say. During these rides, it is a common sight to see passengers at the platforms pushing and hurling their bodies into an already-packed train car that seems almost impossible ...
Jeonse's weaknesses raise questions about system
Discovery of possibly fraudulent housing schemes is raising questions about the sustainability of jeonse.
Creators boycott AI-generated webtoons on Naver
Webtoon creators are up in arms over generative AI's march into digital comics, launching a collective boycott on Naver, a Korean portal that owns one of the world's largest webtoon platforms.
OpenAI CEO open to investing in Korean startups
Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, the company behind the groundbreaking ChatGPT, said he is willing to invest in Korean startups and collaborate with bigger chipmakers like Samsung Electronics.
Korea shifts to current account deficit in April
Korea returned to a current account deficit in April, dragged down by a jump in overseas travel and foreign dividends. However, the goods balance logged its first surplus in seven months.
Hanjin Logistics Corporation opens container depot in Thailand
Hanjin Logistics Corporation entered Thailand's logistics market with the opening of a new container depot at Laem Chabang port on Thursday
Yoon says Gangwon's new self-governing status will empower province
President Yoon Suk Yeol attended a ceremony on Friday marking Gangwon's new status as a special self-governing province, which he said would empower the region to cut red tape and develop its local industries.
Korea opens world's first hydrogen power bidding market
Korea opened the world’s first hydrogen power bidding market with new bids of 650 gigawatt-hours.
Reactor ready to go online
The fourth and last reactor of the Barakah nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates, which Korean companies built, entered the preparation phase for commercial operation, the Korea Electric Power Corp. (Kepco) said Friday.