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S. Korean Card Spending on Japanese Goods Halves in Past Month

S. Korean Card Spending on Japanese Goods Halves in Past Month

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans’ credit card spending on Japanese products has more than halved in the past month amid an escalating trade row between the two countries, government data showed Thursday. Korean consumers have staged a campaign against Japanese products and travel to the neighboring country since early July when Japan [...]

Tourist Exchanges Between S. Korea and Vietnam to Reach 4.5 mln This Year

Tourist Exchanges Between S. Korea and Vietnam to Reach 4.5 mln This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of tourist exchanges between South Korea and Vietnam are leading airlines to create new routes between the two countries. The Korea Tourism Organization and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported that 2,078,000 South Koreans visited Vietnam over the first half of this year, which was [...]

1.16 mln People Prescribed Dietary Inhibitors Over Past 10 Months

1.16 mln People Prescribed Dietary Inhibitors Over Past 10 Months

SEOUL, Jul. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — In the past 10 months, one out of 45 South Koreans has been prescribed “anorexia suppressant,” a psychotomimetic agent, according to a recent report. Women accounted for more than 90 percent of all the prescriptions issued. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Tuesday that it confirmed the [...]