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Xi Jinping’s Korea Blunder Latest Example of Chinese Revisionism

Xi Jinping’s Korea Blunder Latest Example of Chinese Revisionism

CHINA, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s remarks in an interview with the Wall Street Journal after a recent meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping that “Korea actually used to be a part of China” have come under fire. Questions mounted over Xi’s comments during a briefing held by the Chinese Foreign Ministry. [...]

Jeju Tourist Attractions Enjoy International Media Coverage

Jeju Tourist Attractions Enjoy International Media Coverage

JEJU, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju Island has attracted international media coverage of famous tourist attractions, including its renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak and Manjanggul Cave, in the run-up to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics. Last Thursday, international media outlet Al Jazeera visited Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak and Manjanggul Cave, according to Jeju government [...]

Pittsburgh Pirates Plans to Send Pitching Machine to South Korea for Kang Jung-ho

Pittsburgh Pirates Plans to Send Pitching Machine to South Korea for Kang Jung-ho

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The American major league baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates is planning to send a state-of-the-art pitching machine called the e-Hack Attack to infielder Kang Jung-ho, who is currently sidelined as he awaits a second trial in his home country of South Korea after appealing an eight-month sentence for fleeing the scene [...]

Jeolla Province to Trial Automated Calf Feeders

Jeolla Province to Trial Automated Calf Feeders

JEOLLOA, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – A number of cattle farms in Jinan County, North Jeolla Province are adopting advanced dairy technology with the help of the local government, which will see calves fed by robotic feeders. Jinan County’s move to use ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in cattle farming is expected to raise feed consumption [...]

Small Weddings on the Rise in South Korea

Small Weddings on the Rise in South Korea

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid a tepid economy and criticism over the lack of diversity in wedding ceremonies in South Korea, more and more couples are opting for smaller weddings to value individuality and practicality over pretension and formality. Young South Korean couples are turning to restaurants and outdoor venues, away from mass-produced weddings [...]

White Hackers Gather in S. Korea to Show Defense Skill

White Hackers Gather in S. Korea to Show Defense Skill

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Hundreds of white hackers and cybersecurity experts from both home and abroad gathered in South Korea to reinforce and show off their skills against hacking attacks. The Codegate 2017 International Hacking Competition and Global IT and Security Conference opened in Seoul for a three-day run. The annual event, the [...]

Hyundai, Kia Expanding Share in U.S. Hybrid Car Market: Data

Hyundai, Kia Expanding Share in U.S. Hybrid Car Market: Data

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are expanding their presence in the hybrid vehicle market in the United States, backed by brisk sales of their latest sports utility vehicle (SUV) models, data showed Sunday. The South Korean automobile companies sold a combined 4,358 hybrid vehicles in [...]

Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Reports of security breach threats to Internet of Things (IoT) devices have tripled over the last year, according the Korea Internet & Security Agency. The KISA said yesterday that a total of 362 complaints were filed regarding security concerns, jumping 280 percent from last year’s 130. Reports of security vulnerability [...]

Possible Military Conflict Looms Large Over Korean Peninsula

Possible Military Conflict Looms Large Over Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – As North Korea’s development of weapons of mass destruction continues to threaten security in East Asia and jeopardize its already compromising position in the world, speculation is growing over the possibility of global military conflict on the Korean Peninsula involving China and the U.S. The shocking prospect of another [...]

Jelly New Favorite Dessert of Koreans Over 40

Jelly New Favorite Dessert of Koreans Over 40

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of jelly dessert products are booming, particularly among Koreans over 40, a new market research report published yesterday found. The market for jelly desserts grew by 54 percent on year last year, amounting to 153.3 billion won, according to AC Nielson Korea. This year, the market is expected to [...]