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Local Mall Chain Creates 3 Unique Christmas Trees to Delight Shoppers

Local Mall Chain Creates 3 Unique Christmas Trees to Delight Shoppers

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Starfield, a chain of shopping malls operating under the Shinsegae Group, announced yesterday that it would be showing off various Christmas tree decorations at its shopping locations situated throughout the metropolitan area. At Gangnam’s Starfield COEX mall, over 14,000 books were stacked up to create a “book tree,” a [...]

TWICE Aims for Another Home Run with Sixth EP ‘Yes or Yes’

TWICE Aims for Another Home Run with Sixth EP ‘Yes or Yes’

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Popular K-pop girl group TWICE released its much-anticipated sixth EP, “Yes or Yes,” and its title track Monday. Will it be another success after the group’s nine straight hits, which range from debut single “OOH-AHH” to latest success “Dance The Night Away”? “We worked hard on this album because [...]

Former U.N. Leader Ban Ki-moon Suggests New City Paradigm of the Future

Former U.N. Leader Ban Ki-moon Suggests New City Paradigm of the Future

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Addressing an audience at an international forum in Beijing yesterday, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke of a new form of city in which work, education and medical services could all be administrated in the convenience of one’s home. As the keynote speaker at the 2018 Future Consensus [...]

Japanese Prime Minister Downplays “Forced” Element of Forced Laborers

Japanese Prime Minister Downplays “Forced” Element of Forced Laborers

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Japanese government has been blamed for trying to downplay the role of Japanese companies that forced Koreans to work in their factories during the colonial era. The Japanese government has recently abandoned the use of the term “forced laborers”, favoring instead “laborers from the Korean Peninsula.” Experts say [...]

Different Strokes for Different Folks When It Comes to Happiness

Different Strokes for Different Folks When It Comes to Happiness

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has found that people who are financially well off typically find more happiness in through experiences such as attending performances and travelling, while those who are less well off find happiness in consuming products such as electronic goods or clothing. According to a research team led [...]

U.S. Should Take Responsibility for Jeju Uprising Killings: Activists

U.S. Should Take Responsibility for Jeju Uprising Killings: Activists

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Members of various civic groups seeking the truth behind the Jeju Uprising killings held a press conference yesterday during which they appealed to the U.S. to take responsibility for the massacre. The members also delivered a petition reflecting such views and signed by 100,000 people to the U.S. Embassy [...]