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Shinsegae International Sells Sneakers Made Through Collaboration with Snoop Dogg

Shinsegae International Sells Sneakers Made Through Collaboration with Snoop Dogg

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fashion and cosmetics retailer Shinsegae International Inc. unveiled new sneakers made through a collaboration with American hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg. The company said it will start selling #PLEINDOGG, a sneaker collection that Swiss luxury sportswear brand Philipp Plein developed in collaboration with the U.S. rapper. Philipp Plein, [...]

Buddhist Monks Hold Prayer Ceremony for Democracy in Myanmar

Buddhist Monks Hold Prayer Ceremony for Democracy in Myanmar

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Social and Labor Affairs Committee of the Jogye Order, South Korea’s largest Buddhist sect, on Tuesday held a prayer ceremony near the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul wishing for democracy in the Southeast Asian country. Ven. Hyemun prayed for the souls of those sacrificed by the Myanmar military junta, [...]

Netflix Invites People with Disabilities to Barrier-free Film Screening

Netflix Invites People with Disabilities to Barrier-free Film Screening

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Global streaming service Netflix sait Tuesday it had hosted a barrier-free screening of Korean director Yeon Sang-ho’s sci-fi thriller “Jung_E.” Barrier-free refers to the effort to tear down physical and institutional barriers blocking seniors, people with disabilities, and other isolated groups from gaining equal access to rights. Netflix held [...]

Korean Drama Shooting Locations Attract Foreign Travelers

Korean Drama Shooting Locations Attract Foreign Travelers

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Various locations appearing in Korean dramas are becoming popular travel destinations for people around the world. The Korea Tourism Organization recently selected a number of recent K-drama locations as “recommended tourist locations for February.” A neighborhood east of Mount Bukhan has become the site of various dramas. Cafe Sunwoongak, [...]

Hyundai Unveils Concept Combining Mobility and Building

Hyundai Unveils Concept Combining Mobility and Building

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled a new vision for transforming mobility into a living space connected with buildings. The group on Monday released a “Mobile Living Space” animation video showing a scenario organically connecting mobility with buildings. The video, which is about four minutes long, showcased mobility solutions combined [...]

Bird Species Indigenous to China Discovered in S. Korea Amidst Global Climate Shift

Bird Species Indigenous to China Discovered in S. Korea Amidst Global Climate Shift

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Birds indigenous to China are being found in South Korea, largely due to climate change, a study showed Sunday. A thesis published in the recent edition of the Korean Journal of Phycology reported that two silver-throated tits were discovered on Socheong Island in Incheon in March of last year. [...]