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Samsung Opens First LED Cinema Screen in China

Samsung Opens First LED Cinema Screen in China

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung debuted an LED theater display for Chinese moviegoers in Shanghai on Sunday. Samsung’s first LED cinema screen in partnership with the world’s largest theater operator, Wanda Group, premiered at Wanda’s Wujiaochang theater over the weekend, following in the footsteps of Seoul, Busan, Bangkok, and Zurich. The High Dynamic Range [...]

Cheonggyecheon Stream to Become ‘Language-Free Zone’

Cheonggyecheon Stream to Become ‘Language-Free Zone’

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has teamed up with translation startup Flitto to introduce a language free zone along Cheonggyecheon Stream. According to Flitto on Friday, a language free zone service will be available in eight locations around Cheonggyecheon Stream, presenting information in different languages in tandem with the company’s [...]

JYJ’s Kim Jae-joong Postage Stamps to be Released in Japan

JYJ’s Kim Jae-joong Postage Stamps to be Released in Japan

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Postage stamps designed after K-pop artist Kim Jae-joong from JYJ will be released in February in Japan. According to C-JeS Entertainment, preorders for ‘REBOOT’, a set of postage stamps consisting of Jae-joong’s pictures, began on Monday and instantly topped HMV’s sales chart. It’s the second time Jae-joong’s postage stamps have [...]

Hanbok-Inspired Designer Clothes Draw Praise in Thailand

Hanbok-Inspired Designer Clothes Draw Praise in Thailand

BANGKOK, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean designer’s hanbok-inspired clothes were well-received at a fashion show in Bangkok. Lee Seo-jung, the CEO of fashion brand C-ZANN E enjoyed a warm reception after showcasing 10 looks that were inspired by the traditional Korean dresses during the Thai Silk Fashion Show which was held Wednesday at [...]

Chungju’s Unique Online Marketing Methods Pique Curiosity of Facebook, YouTube

Chungju’s Unique Online Marketing Methods Pique Curiosity of Facebook, YouTube

CHUNGJU, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Chungju has gone viral, or more specifically, its marketing efforts have gone viral, as its promotions uploaded onto social networking sites have enjoyed explosive popularity. Completely upending the preconceptions associated with government, the city’s marketing exploits have even the caught the eye of tech giants Facebook [...]

“Short Night”, “Long Night”: New Soju Slammed Over Sexual Labels

“Short Night”, “Long Night”: New Soju Slammed Over Sexual Labels

JEJU, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) —  Jeju Soju’s newly released ‘Purunbam’ is facing criticism over its labels ‘short night’, and ‘long night’ which, some claim, hint at sexual behaviors. The Jeju Association for Women’s Rights criticized Jeju Soju’s marketing, which the group claimed uses slurs from the sex industry, in a column published on Tuesday. [...]