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More “Consumption for Me” During Lunar New Year Holiday

More “Consumption for Me” During Lunar New Year Holiday

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – During the Lunar New Year holiday, consumers focused on products for themselves and invested in themselves. CJ O Shopping Co., a South Korean cable home shopping channel, analyzed sales during the Lunar New Year holiday from January 24 to 27. The results showed that the amount of orders for foreign and [...]

Royal Palaces in Seoul Offer Free Admission During Holidays

Royal Palaces in Seoul Offer Free Admission During Holidays

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Major royal palaces in Seoul will offer free admission during the Lunar New Year holiday from Friday to Monday, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said. Four palaces from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) — Gyeongbok, Changdeok, Deoksu and Changgyeong — will open during the four days including Monday, when they [...]

Heart Attacks Increase During Lunar New Year Holidays

Heart Attacks Increase During Lunar New Year Holidays

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Heart attack patients jump in number and the mortality rate spikes during traditional holidays, a recent study has revealed. The results suggest that traditional holidays can mean stress as much as they can be fun. Researchers from Sejong General Hospital studied the data collected from 95,066 patients who suffered [...]