Cannes-winning movie achieves major milestone Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s film “Parasite,” has attracted more than 10 million moviegoers in almost three months after its release on May 30 here. The movie, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival...
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Koreans target Uniqlo

Netizens keep criticizing Japanese casual wear maker In Korea, people are canceling their trips to Japan and boycotting Japanese products ranging from cigarettes, beers, pens, cameras, and movies to automobiles. The nationwide boycott of made-in-Japan products and services started early this...
Boy band members keep dominating monthly rank BTS member Jimin was named the top idol for July, according to the Korea Reputation Center (KRC) that compiles related data like media attention and comments on social networking sites on a monthly...
Automaker tries to preempt competition for hybrid vehicles Hyundai Motor said July 19 that it has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology, which will improve hybrid vehicles. The Seoul-based company said that the innovative technology optimizes transmission...
Water-resistant smartphone helps stranded divers Early this month, a boat carrying 20 people capsized in the waters off Cebu province, which might have been a catastrophe. Fortunately, all of them returned to shore safely soon. What helped the stranded passengers most...
Youngest BTS member wears attire for Buddhist monk It seems that everything BTS member Jungkook does or touches turns to gold. And this time around, it is about Korea’s traditional dress called hanbok. On July 4, BTS left Korea to Japan...
Central bank pessimistic about economic outlook The Bank of Korea (BOK) shaved this year’s economic growth forecast to 2.2 percent on July 18, three months after the central bank lowered the projection by 10 basis points to 2.5 percent. It marks...
Central bank takes preemptive step amid trade dispute The Bank of Korea (BOK) cut its benchmark rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.5 percent on July 18 to help the sluggish economy deal with the trade tension with Japan. The...
Time Magazine announces 25 Most Influential People on the Internet K-pop superstar BTS was included in the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet list for 2019 recently announced by Time Magazine for three years in a row. Time Magazine said...
Top e-commerce operator under investigation Fair Trade Commission (FTC) officials recently visited Coupang’s head office in Seoul to probe the country’s leading e-commerce operator on suspicion of unfair trade practices. The field inspection came after a few companies cried foul at...

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