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Market for Convenience Bar Snacks Grows with More Koreans “Drinking Solo”

Market for Convenience Bar Snacks Grows with More Koreans “Drinking Solo”

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean food companies are introducing convenience bar snacks with the “drinking solo” (or “honsul”) culture spreading fast amongst local drinkers.  Chung Jung One said Monday that it is introducing a new lineup of bar snacks dubbed Anjuya, including boneless chicken feet, spicy pork rinds, and pork entrails. The [...]

South Korea’s “Father of Rock” Shin Joong-hyun Bestowed Berklee Honorary Degree

South Korea’s “Father of Rock” Shin Joong-hyun Bestowed Berklee Honorary Degree

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Shin Joong-hyun, a South Korean rock legend, became the first Korean musician to receive an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music, alongside industry pioneers Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Neil Portnow and Todd Rundgren, announced the school on Monday.  The degrees were presented at a commencement ceremony at [...]

Mass Migration of Baby Toads Spotted in Ulsan

Mass Migration of Baby Toads Spotted in Ulsan

ULSAN, South Korea, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Residents of the southeastern city of Ulsan have spotted tens of thousands of baby toads covering the streets of Janghyeon-dong, according to reports Wednesday. Officials believe that the 1.5 centimeter-long animals hatched in the neighborhood’s reservoir and were headed towards Hwangbang Mountain.  “I couldn’t even set foot [...]