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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 [...]

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 [...]

Used iPhones Retain Value Better than Samsung’s Galaxy Series

Used iPhones Retain Value Better than Samsung’s Galaxy Series

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Apple’s iPhones are more popular than its rival Samsung’s phones in the secondhand mobile market, according to a new study. Findings from a study released by market researcher Strategy Analytics on Tuesday revealed that from last November to July this year, the prices of iPhone 7 handsets traded on [...]

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Girls’ Generation’s latest album “Holiday Night” rose to the top of Billboard’s World Albums chart, according to the music publication Wednesday. The K-pop girl group’s sixth full-length album, released on Aug. 4, stood at No. 1 on the chart for the week of Aug. 26, according to Billboard’s website. [...]

More TV Networks Entering Mobile Video Market

More TV Networks Entering Mobile Video Market

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean TV networks are launching complementary mobile-centric brands to court the changing media consumption trends and tastes among smartphone-savvy younger generations, according to industry insiders Wednesday. SBS TV launched Mobidic, a mobile brand that currently operates 20 channels on 12 different platforms, including YouTube and Facebook. Mobidic produces [...]