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Cambridge Dictionary Decides Yasukuni Shrine Incompatible with “Enshrine” Usage

Cambridge Dictionary Decides Yasukuni Shrine Incompatible with “Enshrine” Usage

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Yasukuni Shrine, which honors convicted war criminals along with Japan’s war dead, has long been a controversial place for many East Asian people. Visits to the shrine by Japan’s Prime Minister and high-ranking officials might be interpreted as a denial of past history and belittling its neighboring nations. [...]

Coronavirus Alters Consumption Trends

Coronavirus Alters Consumption Trends

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The emergence of so-called ‘untact’ culture that came with the spread of the coronavirus is having an impact on consumption trends. South Korean logistics giant CJ Logistics Corp. studied data from parcel deliveries in March and April of this year to discover that single-person vehicles gained massive popularity as [...]

Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

DAEJEON, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Energy Research has begun an empirical study on the establishment of a hydrogen and clean energy-based residential complex in the municipality of Samcheok, Gangwon Province. The institute will invest 16.6 billion won (US$13.8 million) to build necessary infrastructure for a hydrogen-powered residential area in Samcheok, [...]