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Myeongdong, in downtown Seoul, is a popular destination for visitors to the city.
Tourism in Korea
27 November 2013 - 4:07pm
It was reported that foreign visitors to Korea passed the ten million mark one month earlier this year than last year.  According to the Korea Culture & Tourism Institute on November 26, 10.34...
Kim Kang-woo, Kim Hyo-jin, and Ma Dong-suk star in this winter’s sleeper hit “Marriage Blues.”
Weekend Box Office
26 November 2013 - 5:21pm
“Marriage Blues” came in third at the box office on its opening weekend, with 121,750 attending the film on Friday, according to figures released by the Korean Film Council. The total audience number...
America’s legendary rock band Aerosmith’s vocal Steven Tyler (65) copies PSY’s (35) facial expression.
PSY Syndrome
20 November 2013 - 5:14pm
On November 19, PSY posted a photo saying, “We gotta laugh like this guy” on his Twitter. In the picture, Steven Tyler was making the same facial expression PSY made on the cover of a magazine. The...
Advertisements for Korean plastic surgery clinics crowd the walls of Seoul's subway stations and buildings.
Medical Tourism
13 November 2013 - 5:25pm
The number of medical tourists to Korea is expected to reach about 1 million in 2020, generating 3.5 trillion won (US$3.2 billion) in revenue.  According to the Korea Tourism Organization, the number...
The Google Cultural Institute revealed its exhibition on Hanbok at the Google Big Tent event on October 30 at Platoon Kunsthalle in Gangnam, Seoul.
Korean Cultural Heritage
1 November 2013 - 5:14pm
Google announced that it has launched an online art exhibition of several thousand Korean cultural artifacts, works of art, and museum pieces on its Google Cultural Institute web site. The...
Google CEO Eric Schmidt answers questions from Yang Young-eun, a news anchor for KBS, at a Fireside Chat during the Google Big Tent Seoul 2013 event on October 30 at Platoon Kunsthalle in the Gangnam district of Seoul.
Google CEO
1 November 2013 - 1:43am
Google’s held its Big Tent Seoul 2013 on October 30 at Platoon Kunsthalle in Gangnam. The event featured a Fireside Chat with Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, and his interviewer Yang Young-eun, a noted...
Google's Big Tent Seoul event was held from 2pm to 5pm.
Hallyu Wavefront
31 October 2013 - 6:17pm
Google’s Big Tent Seoul 2013 event was held on October 30 at Platoon Kunsthalle in Gangnam. The event included a panel discussion titled “Korean Culture and the Internet,” which included Deputy...
Dried Shiitake mushrooms are quite delicious.
Korean Shiitake Mushrooms
18 October 2013 - 12:32pm
Korean Shiitake mushrooms have been recognized for their effects on health.  The Chungcheong South Province Agricultural Research & Extension Services (CNARES) announced on October 16 that the...
BMW Designer Kang Won-kyu introduced the 4 Series Coupe at a museum located in the publishing complex in Korea. The exterior of the vehicle was designed under his lead.
Korean Car Designer
18 October 2013 - 11:24am
The New BMW 4 Series Coupe with an exterior designed by Kang Won-kyu working with the German BMW Group has been released. BMW Korea held a new vehicle launching event at the Mimesis Art Museum in the...
The Lotte Duty Free Shop in Seoul is filled with Chinese tourists visiting Korea for the National holiday season.
4 October 2013 - 6:21pm
On October 1, the first day of the Chinese National Holidays, the Lotte Duty Free Shop located in Sogong-dong, Seoul was packed with Chinese tourists all day long. It appeared that at least seven out...
The opening of the Busan International Film Festival, sometimes spelled with a P.
Busan International Film Festival
4 October 2013 - 6:17pm
The Busan International Film Festival kicked off on October 3. The approximately 1,500 seats opened to the public were sold out in less than a minute this year, as they have been in the past....
The ZXX False Alphabet. Incidentally, the alphabet is most effective when part of an image, like this one.
ZXX Typeface
2 October 2013 - 12:18pm
A Korean graphic designer is receiving a lot of attention in the US with his invention of a new font that can disrupt the US government’s Internet surveillance. According to the foreign media on...


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