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Fans Left Frustrated As Ariana Grande Hurriedly Leaves South Korea After Show Allgedly Over North Korea Threat

Fans Left Frustrated As Ariana Grande Hurriedly Leaves South Korea After Show Allgedly Over North Korea Threat

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – American pop star Ariana Grande’s much anticipated first South Korean show drew criticism over poor management and the singer’s brief stay in the country due to alleged concerns over threats from North Korea, leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of thousands of fans. Criticism continues to grow after [...]

Study on Relationship Abuse Finds Almost 80% of Men Have Committed “Violence” Against Their Significant Other

Study on Relationship Abuse Finds Almost 80% of Men Have Committed “Violence” Against Their Significant Other

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a report compiled by researcher Hong Yeong Ho at the Korea Institute of Criminology, 1,593 men out of 2,000 who were surveyed responded that they had committed “acts of violence” towards their significant other. Hong’s paper takes an expansive view of “acts of violence” by including actions [...]

Government ‘Sorry’ for Tainted-Egg Fiasco

Government ‘Sorry’ for Tainted-Egg Fiasco

SEOUL/SEJONG, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The government offered an apology again on Friday for the ballooning concerns over food safety stemming from eggs contaminated with illegal insecticides or chemicals, while promising to beef up a nationwide system to prevent similar cases from recurring. “I sincerely apologize for causing inconvenience and concerns,” Agriculture Minister Kim [...]

Hyundai Card Apologizes for Controversial Ariana Grande Concert

Hyundai Card Apologizes for Controversial Ariana Grande Concert

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Card Co. on Thursday apologized for what is being criticized as a “disrespectful” concert performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande in South Korea. Grande has been bombarded with negative feedback from South Korean fans over her concert held Tuesday at the Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul, [...]

Battery Cages and Loose Environmental Regulations Behind South Korea’s Latest Egg Contamination Scandal

Battery Cages and Loose Environmental Regulations Behind South Korea’s Latest Egg Contamination Scandal

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – With the scandal surrounding eggs contaminated with harmful pesticides continuing to sweep South Korea, the long debated issues of controversial battery farms and poorly conducted environmental regulations are back in the spotlight. As an increasing number of chicken farms involved in the egg contamination scandal have been found to [...]