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Reselling Sneakers a Gold Mine for Young Koreans

Reselling Sneakers a Gold Mine for Young Koreans

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The “Nike X Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Dunky” sneakers, created as part of a collaboration between the multinational footwear brand Nike and the premium ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s, were released at a price of 129,000 won (US$105) on May 26. Just three days after the sneakers were

S. Korea Drops Term ‘Alien’ from Foreigner ID Cards

S. Korea Drops Term ‘Alien’ from Foreigner ID Cards

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The word ‘alien’ will be removed from the registration cards issued to all foreigners residing in South Korea. The use of the term has been under constant criticism since ‘alien’ may also mean ‘extraterrestrial’ or ‘stranger’ in exclusionary terms. The Ministry of Justice announced Monday that it will select

Cosmetics Boosting Lasting Power of Makeup Gain Popularity as Weather Grows Warmer

Cosmetics Boosting Lasting Power of Makeup Gain Popularity as Weather Grows Warmer

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — With South Koreans donning protective masks for an extensive period due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, sales of cosmetic products that effectively raise the tenacity of makeup are increasing as the weather grows hotter each day. Olive Young, a beauty and health brand run by retail conglomerate CJ Group,

SKT’s 3D MR Technology Converts Choi Si-won into a 12-meter-tall Giant Image at Super Junior Concert

SKT’s 3D MR Technology Converts Choi Si-won into a 12-meter-tall Giant Image at Super Junior Concert

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — During an online live concert, Choi Si-won, a member of South Korean boy band Super Junior, surprised his fans by being converted into a 12-meter-tall giant image. He showed up on the stage like the Genie from the animated film “Aladdin.” According to SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading

76 pct of Salaried People in Their 30s and 40s Fear Losing Job: Survey

76 pct of Salaried People in Their 30s and 40s Fear Losing Job: Survey

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that three out of four salaried people in their 30s and 40s are worrying about losing their job due to the deterioration of the business environment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. JobKorea, a job portal site in South Korea, carried out a survey of

Strange Incident Reminiscent of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”

Strange Incident Reminiscent of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”

GWANGJU, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — An incident reminiscent of “Parasite,” the celebrated film from Korean director Bong Joon-ho, was recently reported in South Korea. The Gwangju Seobu Police Station announced on Monday that officers had arrested a man in his 50s who was living surreptitiously at a cinema building in Seo District in the

Students Welcome New Policy on Training Uniforms amid COVID-19

Students Welcome New Policy on Training Uniforms amid COVID-19

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Following a phase-by-phase opening of the new school year since May 20, a number of changes at schools are coming as a pleasant surprise for students. One of them is coming to school wearing training uniforms. To minimize physical contact amid the raging coronavirus, many schools in their own

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