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Economic Slump Boosts Gmarket Calendar Sales by 30 pct

Economic Slump Boosts Gmarket Calendar Sales by 30 pct

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Tough economic times are changing the culture of South Korean businesses, where calendars were typically offered for free to employees at the beginning of a new year. Now, as employers are distributing fewer free calendars, more people are ordering calendars online. Gmarket, South Korea’s biggest online shopping portal, said [...]

Air Koryo Flight Attendants Featured on 2017 Calendar

Air Koryo Flight Attendants Featured on 2017 Calendar

SHENYANG, China, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea has featured a flight crew of its flag carrier Air Koryo in a 2017 calendar of the communist country, obtained Thursday by Yonhap News Agency, in what is seen as an unprecedented move to revitalize its tourism industry amid international sanctions imposed over its nuclear and [...]

Temperature Rising as Firefighters Pose to Raise Money for Burn Victims

Temperature Rising as Firefighters Pose to Raise Money for Burn Victims

SEOUL, Nov.23 (Korea Bizwire) – ‘Hotties’ from the Seoul Fire Department have once again posed in front of the camera as calendar models to gather funds to treat burn victims in lower income groups. City officials announced that 14 firefighters participated in making the 2016 calendar. Currently active fire fighters who won the ‘Hot Firefighter [...]