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AR Company 'Deep Pixel' Changes the Game in Wardrobe Fitting

AR Company 'Deep Pixel' Changes the Game in Wardrobe Fitting

7 hours ago
The augmented reality (AR) based service 'Style AR' of Deep Pixel, a virtual fitting solution company, provides users the experience of wearing an accessory virtually, increasing the purchase conversion rate, and significantly lowering the exchange/return rate. Learn more about how Deep Pixel CEO Lee Je-hoon views the future of AI and technology in the consumer market.
Omakase Adds New Flavor to Seoul’s Food Scene

Omakase Adds New Flavor to Seoul’s Food Scene

3 days ago
“Omakase” is a traditional Japanese dining style where guests leave their menu choices up to a chef. In Korea, omakase has become a high-end dining experience at a Japanese restaurant’s sushi counter where a chef prepares one piece of fish at a time while introducing its name and origins. Learn more about some top locations in Seoul here! 
Songs of BTS brought to life by Army through ‘Beyond the Scene’

Songs of BTS brought to life by Army through ‘Beyond the Scene’

4 days ago
Art by 22 fans of K-pop sensation BTS will be presented at the Total Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, this summer. The museum will hold a special exhibition titled “Beyond the Scene” to coincide with the third BTS Global Interdisciplinary Conference, bringing BTS songs and messages to life. Learn more about what to expect at the exhibit here.
South Korean Leather Company Recognized by BMW for Sustainability

South Korean Leather Company Recognized by BMW for Sustainability

5 days ago
Global automaker BMW has sent a love call to a domestic startup that has developed an innovative resource-recycling material. ATKO Planning is the first company in the world to make sustainable recycled leather threads from waste leather.
Gondeure Tofu and Corn Jeon: Two Perfect Summer Dishes

Gondeure Tofu and Corn Jeon: Two Perfect Summer Dishes

6 days ago
At first glance, it looks like just another veggie, but fresh gondeure is full of nutrition, packed with vegetable proteins, calcium, phosphorus and iron. Gondeure is said to build strong bones and prevent anemia, and you can learn more about how to make gondeure and corn jeon for the perfect summer meal!
'Extraordinary Attorney Woo's' take on autism spectrum acceptance becoming a global sensation

'Extraordinary Attorney Woo's' take on autism spectrum acceptance becoming a global sensation

9 days ago

Popular drama, The Extraordinary Attorney Woo' takes an open-hearted acceptance to people with disabilities Autism spectrum. Bringing light to the challenges and joys faced in modern society-- with a twist. Read more here. Check out the heartfelt summer must-watch here.

Could Seoul become the Art Capital of Asia?

Could Seoul become the Art Capital of Asia?

11 days ago

South Korea’s art market is estimated to hit about 532 billion won ($410.2 million) for the first half of 2022. Learn more about how much of this is thanks to the growing interest in NFTs as tech-savvy young people enter the art market.

Understand K-Dramas by Studying Korean Legends

Understand K-Dramas by Studying Korean Legends

12 days ago
Mythical animals, like the nine-tailed fox, dragons and “haetae” are some of the famous creatures featured in many Korean dramas, films and webtoons. If you want to learn about Korean gods, imaginary monsters and ghosts, the “Curious 12 Tales” exhibition in Insa-dong is a breathing display of all the gods, imaginary monsters, and ghosts of South Korean folk tales and myths.
Why is Generation MZ obsessed with audio dramas over Netflix?

Why is Generation MZ obsessed with audio dramas over Netflix?

13 days ago
So why is Generation MZ obsessed with audio dramas? Learn more about what audio dramas are and how this new form of entertainment allows young people to multitask while also benefiting producers in their low cost and time commitment.
Discover Jeju Island. Island of the Gods

Discover Jeju Island. Island of the Gods

Hundreds of volcanoes, over tens of thousands of years, are responsible for the formation of Korea’s largest island, Jejudo. Over the past 10 years, scientists have learned more about Jeju island’s volcanic history through modern scientific dating methods. Learn more about Songaksan Oreum, Manjanggul cave, and the home of sacrificial altar of Gimnyeongsagul cave. 

How To Make Home-Cook Favorite Meal Kimchijjigae with Pork

How To Make Home-Cook Favorite Meal Kimchijjigae with Pork

Kimchi jjigae, also known as kimchi stew or kimchi soup, is a staple food in Korean households that typically Koreans would eat at least once or twice a week if not more. Learn how to make this delicious comfort kimchi stew made from the heart and soul! 

NFT Art 101 Conference explores copyright issues

NFT Art 101 Conference explores copyright issues

South Korea is one of the many that have been hit by forgery NFT claims. However, the country is taking proactive measures by hosting an NFT Art 101 Conference which was attended by 500 people looking to learn about the latest developments in the world of NFTs. Learn more about this conference here.
Korean seafood export to European MZ generation

Korean seafood export to European MZ generation

The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (CEO Kim Chun-jin) announced that it had participated in the K-POP FLEX-linked Korea Festival held in Frankfurt, Germany from May 14 to 15 and promoted Korea's excellent seafood.
Generation MZ in love with someone else

Generation MZ in love with someone else

78% percent of young people have not met a new person after the pandemic. The popularity of dating programs is inversely proportional to the ratio of dating among young people. Learn more about the rising concerns South Korea has for their youths lack of social interaction.
Disney Fans Pop Up Serving Cocktails & Memories

Disney Fans Pop Up Serving Cocktails & Memories

As the hot, humid days of Korea‘s rainy season are well underway, how about enjoying a weekend at...
Bingsu Sweet Summertime Desert. So Cold It’s Cool

Bingsu Sweet Summertime Desert. So Cold It’s Cool

A popular summertime dessert in Korea, Bingsu, shaved ice traditionally topped with red beans and drizzled with milk, gets fancy with endless varieties of toppings and presentations. Bingsu’s eye-catching makeovers can be found at  five-star hotels that spare no expense in developing the most decadent shaved-ice variations each summer for instagram-able moments. 
Creativity Growing Stronger with Age

Creativity Growing Stronger with Age

When Lee Sang-il, 66, a hairdresser to celebrities retired he hinted that he was about to embark on a very big project. 5-years ago today he unveiled his epic resort preserving nature and incorporating the buildings naturally into the environment. The artist grows more creative with age and has pledged to share the joy of his works with the entire art community. See his creations here.
The Big Opportunity of Tik Tok. Blink and You Miss It

The Big Opportunity of Tik Tok. Blink and You Miss It

Park Chang-woo, founder and CEO of multichannel networking firm Soon Ent, said businesses should not misunderstand TikTok and should seize opportunities the platform presents.  Speaking at The Korea Herald’s Global Business Forum, Park emphasized that TikTok, a short-form video hosting service owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is more than an alternative to video-streaming juggernaut YouTube. Are you on Tik Tok? Is your business?
Generation MZ’s Favorite Digital Only Bank Hits 1M Customers in 1 year

Generation MZ’s Favorite Digital Only Bank Hits 1M Customers in 1 year

South Korea is known for its strong financial systems. SK Banks have held steady through the pandemic and now look to the future of digital finance in Generation MZ. Offering all-hours transactions and social-first banking to the nation's youth. Read more here.
Inbebo Recipes: Korean Tuna Gimbap

Inbebo Recipes: Korean Tuna Gimbap

Today, we’re excited to share a recipe for the delicious, Korean comfort food classic: tuna gimbap (chamchi-gimbap: 참치김밥). For home chefs to seasonsed chefs inspired across borders--learn how to make this delicious dish here! 

Korean CEOs Connecting with MZ Employees

Korean CEOs Connecting with MZ Employees

In a recent survey, employees pointed out that people in high-ranking positions typically neglected the needs of the MZ generation. In response, CEOs from Samsung, LG, and other top firms are working on strengthening their communication with the MZ generation, especially as the younger generation is now taking the center stage in each company. Read more about their efforts here.  

Biden, First US President to Visit Samsung’s New Chip Plant

Biden, First US President to Visit Samsung’s New Chip Plant

President Biden visits the number one chip manufacturing company in the world during his three-day tour of Korea. Let us look at Biden’s, and the recently elected Korean President Yoon’s, visit of the Samsung chip plant. Read more here.
South Korea Leads in Exports of Eco-Friendly Cars

South Korea Leads in Exports of Eco-Friendly Cars

Despite the ongoing disruption to global supply chains, South Korea's exports of eco-friendly cars hit a record high in April, with the country’s outbound shipments last month reaching around 48,000 units. Read more here. 
Korean Robot Maker Rainbow Robotics records 3.6B in Sales, up 182 percent

Korean Robot Maker Rainbow Robotics records 3.6B in Sales, up 182 percent

South Korean robotics maker Rainbow Robotics said Monday that it recorded 3.6 billion won ($2.8 million) in sales during the first quarter of this year, up 182 percent from last year. Collaborative robots assist humans or replace the roles of humans in terms of conducting simple and repetitive tasks. Learn more here! 

Game Companies Look to Virtual Human Products Beyond Gaming

Game Companies Look to Virtual Human Products Beyond Gaming

Korean game companies are increasingly setting their eyes on projects centered on virtual human character development, aimed at carving out new endeavors in non-gaming areas such as music and marketing sponsorships. With the advancement in computing power and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, experts predict more projects will launch in the future in various commercial applications with dynamic characters. 

If it's written in Korean, it's sold! The 4th Korean Wave by Generation Z Japan

If it's written in Korean, it's sold! The 4th Korean Wave by Generation Z Japan

As Korean culture is gaining popularity, led by Generation Z in Japan (10-20s), Japanese consumer goods companies are putting ‘Korea’ at the forefront of their marketing. However, the era of the fourth Hallyu Korean Wave, spread mainly through streaming platforms such as Netflix. Read more here.
A New Phase of Hallyu – an Immersive Experience into Korean Pop Culture

A New Phase of Hallyu – an Immersive Experience into Korean Pop Culture

ICYMI: the Korean wave is real. Over the past few decades, the world has seen the global arts, culture, and technology spheres won over — nay, dominated — by Korean creativity and innovation. Korea: Cubically Imagined, an exhibition spotlighting the nation’s leading creatives in 17 tech-powered installations, is further boosting Korea’s presence on the cultural landscape. Read more here! 

The Essential Korean Transportation Card of 2022 – T-Money Card

The Essential Korean Transportation Card of 2022 – T-Money Card

Introducing the T-Money Card: the essential Korean transportation card! Whether you are a short-term tourist or long-term resident in Korea, this transportation card is a must-have purchase that will make traveling in Korea much more convenient, easier, and cheaper. Read more here. 

Say Hello to SKT New Mobile Virtual Assistant, A.

Say Hello to SKT New Mobile Virtual Assistant, A.

South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, SK Telecom, unveiled an open beta version of a virtual assistant the company said is aimed at providing an “intimate” and “emotional” experience for Android mobile phone users. Giving Google's language processing model IaMDA 2 stiff competition. The industry is eager to continue developing hyperscale AU engines and hopes that Korea can lead the charge on multimodal language-processing projects in the future. But what does this mean for privacy concerns?

Netflix Plans $100 million Investment in Korean Programming

Netflix Plans $100 million Investment in Korean Programming

Korean filmmakers and stars gathered in Seoul where the U.S. streaming giant Netflix, announced its 100 million dollar investment plan in the region while previewing its upcoming slate of local-language series. Netflix disclosed that as of the end of last year, the streaming service had 3.8 million paid subscribers in South Korea and continues to see local content as critical in future audience growth for the company.
Seoul, the City that Never Sleeps, Expands Late-Night Rides

Seoul, the City that Never Sleeps, Expands Late-Night Rides

Seoul, the city that never sleeps sees increased ridership after launch of late-night public transport service expansion. Signaling a return to normal after COVID-19 restrictions. The city pushed for an increase in public transport service by up to about 40% of existing shortages compared to pre-pandemic capacity, showing expanded late-night service capacity.
Matisse is Having a Moment

Matisse is Having a Moment

In fact, he says “Matisse’s popularity has been growing here for some time”. Recently, a surge of websites are selling posters, postcards and canvases of works by Matisse. A quick search shows there are over 22,000 items currently being sold alongside keywords such as “cafe,” “interior design” and “living room.” This craze only heightened during COVID-19 and is now a global phenom.

Hyundai Bets Big on Georgia Investing 5.5 billion on Electric Vehicles

Hyundai Bets Big on Georgia Investing 5.5 billion on Electric Vehicles

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group said Saturday it will invest US $5.54 billion to build a dedicated electric vehicle and car battery manufacturing plant in the United States to further solidify its electrification push in the world's most important automobile market. The announcement comes during US President Joe Biden visit to South Korea as part of his first trip to Asia amid ongoing tension with China and continued provocations from North Korea. 

South Korea Tops 5G Speed Globally

South Korea Tops 5G Speed Globally

The speed of the 5G network promises endless possibilities for both consumers and enterprises. Globally, countries that have already deployed 5G have noticed accelerated speed in downloads and connectivity. South Korea, which was the first country to adopt 5G on a large scale in April 2019 now dominates 5G speed globally.

Digital Healthcare Opens New Possibilities for Patients

Digital Healthcare Opens New Possibilities for Patients

Digital healthcare is core for the future of Korea. LG Electronics, KT, Naver, Kakao, and other Korean companies are foraying into the world of digital healthcare ― including telemedicine ― as the importance of healthcare has been highlighted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Convenience Stores are More Than Meets the Eye

Convenience Stores are More Than Meets the Eye

South Korean convenience stores are offering unique products and services in collaboration with sports, education and finance companies to attract more customers, according to industry officials. 

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