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Record-Setting August for Purchases Through Mobile

Record-Setting August for Purchases Through Mobile

SEJONG, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Purchases made through mobile devices in South Korea continued to break new records last month as a growing number of people spend more time with their handsets, government data showed Friday. Mobile transactions through smartphones and tablets reached an all-time high of 4.04 trillion won (US$3.5 billion) in August, [...]

MU:CON Seoul 2017 Kicks Off Next Week

MU:CON Seoul 2017 Kicks Off Next Week

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — An annual global music fair will kick off next week in Seoul to help promote Korean pop music in overseas markets, organizers said Wednesday. K-pop, as it is known, is already becoming more popular among young people in other Asian countries, as well as in Europe and the Americas, with its influence generating interest in other facets of Korean culture. [...]

Telecoms Giants SKT, LG, KT Launch Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Telecoms Giants SKT, LG, KT Launch Samsung Galaxy Note 8

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of uniform clad firefighters were present at 8 a.m. at SK Telecom’s main office building in Seoul on September 15. Decked out in their representative orange, the eight members of the Jungbu Fire Station were on site to receive special prizes and gifts as “winners” of an [...]