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S. Korean Cosmetics Brands Attract Discerning Chinese Consumers

S. Korean Cosmetics Brands Attract Discerning Chinese Consumers

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — As more Chinese consumers are taking an interest in the components contained in cosmetic products, South Korean cosmetic brands are infiltrating the Chinese market using their reputation for using ‘good recipes’. Venndata, a Chinese market research agency, reported that 45 percent of Chinese consumers were found to purchase cosmetics [...]

Shopping Keywords of the Year: One Day, One Person

Shopping Keywords of the Year: One Day, One Person

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The most popular keywords in the South Korean online shopping market this year are “one day” and “one person.” Interpark, an online shopping site, said in a recent report that marketing kicked off in Korea’s e-commerce industry this year using so-called “one-day” promotions. One-day promotions refer to sales events [...]

Ultrafine Dust Causes Aging, Myeloproliferative Disorders Among Fetuses

Ultrafine Dust Causes Aging, Myeloproliferative Disorders Among Fetuses

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that fetuses exposed to ultrafine dust (PM2.5) air pollutants, are more likely to have disabilities after birth. PM2.5 — particles in the air smaller than 2.5 microns in diameter — are Group 1 carcinogens that penetrate into peripheral blood and affect all organs in [...]

Public Officials Win Awards for Creativity and Expertise

Public Officials Win Awards for Creativity and Expertise

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Civil servants who actively handled their work based on creativity and expertise for the public good, including the improvement of unreasonable regulations, have been awarded by the government. Four officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance, who were selected as outstanding public servants for “Active Administration,” received an [...]