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Busan Police to Protect Vulnerable Convenience Stores

Busan Police to Protect Vulnerable Convenience Stores

BUSAN, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) – With crimes targeting convenience stores on the rise, the Busan Metropolitan police Agency announced yesterday plans to ramp up security of vulnerable retail business establishments. South Korea has experienced an increase in crimes targeting convenience stores as of late, and local police forces are now teaming up with major [...]

South Korean City Begins Sales of “Drone Soccer Balls”

South Korean City Begins Sales of “Drone Soccer Balls”

JEONJU, South Korea, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Making further progress to market its ambitious fusion sport, the South Korean city of Jeonju will begin sales of “drone soccer balls” starting in April.  The idea was first announced in September of last year when city officials said they would present a new sport dubbed ‘drone [...]

Adult ADHD Patients Prone to Other Mental Disorders

Adult ADHD Patients Prone to Other Mental Disorders

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study conducted by the Korean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry revealed that adults suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, are often vulnerable to other mental conditions such as depression, panic disorder, anxiety, and alcoholism.  Announcing its results during a press conference [...]

Korean Fashion Showroom to Open in New York Next Year

Korean Fashion Showroom to Open in New York Next Year

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A permanent promotion venue for Korean fashion brands and designers will open in New York in February next year, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Monday. The ministry has pushed for the project in response to industry requests for a regular space for promotion and marketing at [...]

Smoking to Be Banned on Main Boulevard in Southern Seoul

Smoking to Be Banned on Main Boulevard in Southern Seoul

SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) – In an unusually tough anti-smoking move, one of Seoul’s main boulevards will be declared a no-smoking zone and violators will face fines, officials said Wednesday.  Seoul’s Seocho-gu Ward Office said Gangnam-daero, a 5-kilometer-long major boulevard that cuts through the busy commercial district of Gangnam in southern Seoul, and its sidewalks [...]

Lotte Doubles Down on Pandering to Chinese as Last Resort

Lotte Doubles Down on Pandering to Chinese as Last Resort

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – As desperate times call for desperate measures, South Korean conglomerate Lotte is doubling down on its all-out efforts to pander to the Chinese market after 87 Lotte Mart stores were shut down by the Chinese government. Lotte’s unexpected move to send its Chinese consumers a message of understanding and [...]