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S. Korean Beer Imports Inch Higher

S. Korean Beer Imports Inch Higher

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Imports of foreign draft beer and fruit flavored beer are increasing. South Korean retail giant E-Mart Inc.’s imported beer sales fell for 18 straight months after June 2019 following a boycott movement against Japanese beer and other products. The decline finally ended in December of last year, when imported [...]

Gov’t Planning Comprehensive Health Information Platform

Gov’t Planning Comprehensive Health Information Platform

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to establish a platform that will enable users to check health-related information, including records on vaccination and medical treatment. The new ‘My Healthway’ platform is a system that gathers information on individuals’ health, including medical treatment records, life habits, physical strength and food consumption. Users will [...]

Foreign Media Mesmerized by Sinan’s Purple Island

Foreign Media Mesmerized by Sinan’s Purple Island

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Major media outlets in the U.S. have spotlighted South Korea’s all-purple island in Sinan, South Jeolla Province. On February 8, CNN introduced Banwol Island as a ‘photographer’s dream,’ posting eight photos of the island along with related travelling information. CNN explained how the island turned ‘purple’, describing the island’s [...]

Korean Cultural Center in Turkey Kicks Off Kimchi Promotion Project

Korean Cultural Center in Turkey Kicks Off Kimchi Promotion Project

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Cultural Center in Turkey announced the launch of a new promotion project aimed at providing accurate information on the Korean traditional dish kimchi and kimjang, the traditional culture of making and sharing kimchi. The center, together with Haberturk TV’s food show “Tadinda Hikayeler,” produced a program under [...]