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[Stats] Per Capita Alcohol Consumption by Type of Liquor

[Stats] Per Capita Alcohol Consumption by Type of Liquor

Korea’s per-capita alcoholic beverage consumption was 100 bottles of beer and 60 bottles of Korean vodka (soju) in 2012.  According to the Korea Alcohol & Liquor Industry Association on June 19, the total domestic consumption of alcohol in 2012 was 3.12 million kiloliters (1 kiloliter equals 1,000 liters). The figure included unofficial consumption from alcoholic [...]

[Stats] Consumer Claims Associated with Wedding Hall Troubles

[Stats] Consumer Claims Associated with Wedding Hall Troubles

[Related Article] Excessive Cancellation Fee of Wedding Halls Now Ruled Illegal (Korea Bizwire, May 1) Wedding halls will now have to break away from the practice of forfeiting the deposit money even when couples cancel their bookings months before their wedding day. Furthermore, wedding halls are now banned from charging excessive cancellation fees when newlyweds call off [...]