Sero, a zebra housed at a children’s zoo in Seoul, escaped and spent three hours on the loose. He wasted no time exploring all the fun Seoul has to offer. Read more about his city adventure here.
A South Korean agricultural corporation Eco Farm City has developed what it calls "KDS convergence farming". This type of farming systematizes the cultivation, production, processing, manufacture, sales, and retail process of farming into a collective "one-stop system". Learn more about KDS farming here!
The Korean Wealth Report defined being wealthy as having over 1 billion won in financial assets. Minimum seed money for accumulating wealth was 820 million won ($630,000) by the age of 42. Of that group, 44.8 percent said they considered themselves to be wealthy. Read more here!
Jeong Ho-geun is a 58-year-old veteran actor, who put his acting career on hiatus to pursue the career of a shaman. He is currently fighting the prejudice of shamanism being considered a bad custom that should be eradicated. Discover more about him here!
The nationwide hanbok festival is held in the third week of October each year. Hanbok Culture Week kicks off in Seoul with an exhibition of costumes worn by the cast of Netflix's "Kingdom". Visitors can try on different hanbok and take photos or shoot K-pop content at the HiKR Lounge. Learn more about the festival here!
Korean K-12 edtech startup Gguge, heralded as one of the best online schools in Asia, announced that it has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round backed by Korea Investment Partners (KIP), Murex Partners, and PKSHA Capital from Japan. Learn more here.