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Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean barbeque, fried chicken, and bibimbap are some of the most popular Korean foods overseas. In Indonesia, however, topokki, a dish of Korean stir-fried rice cakes, is gaining extensive popularity among members of the younger generation. Korean food franchises in Indonesia, such as Ojju, Omija, and Mujigae are selling [...]

Younger Generation Suffers from Depression While Older Koreans Suffer from Anxiety

Younger Generation Suffers from Depression While Older Koreans Suffer from Anxiety

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that young South Koreans feel depressed, while older people are more likely to feel anxiety. Koo Hye-ran, a research professor at Seoul National University, analyzed the emotions of South Koreans through the framework of Baysian Network Analysis in her recently published paper, “A Nation [...]

Disorder at Incheon International Airport as 3,000 Elderly Visit Every Day

Disorder at Incheon International Airport as 3,000 Elderly Visit Every Day

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — As the heat wave continues, Incheon International Airport is becoming a “hot place” for the elderly. However, these elderly guests are no longer welcome at the airport. While the summer heat reaches its peak with outdoor temperatures soaring over 35 degrees Celsius, the indoor temperature at the airport is [...]

Handmade Products All the Rage as Personal Tastes Change

Handmade Products All the Rage as Personal Tastes Change

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — With the spread of consumption trends that value personal taste, interest in custom-made products, or so-called handmade products, is growing. According to a survey of 1,000 men and women aged between 16 and 64 conducted by market researcher Embrain Trend Monitor, many consumers showed a willingness to wait longer [...]

Daegu’s Success with Chicken and Beer Stems from Industrial Background

Daegu’s Success with Chicken and Beer Stems from Industrial Background

DAEGU, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Every end of July, the city of Daegu holds its signature Chimac (combination of chicken and beer in Korean) Festival to fight off summer heat. The festival gathered more than 270,000 people over just three days when it first began in 2013, and won the title of Daegu’s most [...]

Supreme Court Rules Car Accessory Manufacturer Copied Red Bull’s Trademark

Supreme Court Rules Car Accessory Manufacturer Copied Red Bull’s Trademark

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Supreme Court has ruled that a trademark registered by local car accessory manufacturer Bullsone Co. infringes on the trademark of Austrian energy drink manufacturer Red Bull GmbH. The Supreme Court overturned an earlier decision from the Patents Court ruling against Red Bull, which claimed that Bullsone [...]