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Online Health Coaching Helps Manage Chronic Diseases: Study

Online Health Coaching Helps Manage Chronic Diseases: Study

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The combination of offline health coaching with smartphone-based online coaching helps improve the self-management of individuals suffering from chronic diseases, a recent study showed. A research team from the Department of Family Medicine at Seoul National University Hospital said Thursday that it had tested the effectiveness of the offline health coaching [...]

Global K-pop Fest KCON to Again Open Online Next Month amid Pandemic

Global K-pop Fest KCON to Again Open Online Next Month amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KCON, a major K-pop and Korean culture festival that draws millions of viewers each season, will be held online again next month amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, its organizer said Tuesday. The third season of the online event, titled “KCON:TACT,” will stream from March 20-28 through YouTube and the [...]

Mobile Carriers Offer Online Benefits to Cater to Contact-free Demand

Mobile Carriers Offer Online Benefits to Cater to Contact-free Demand

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carriers are taking membership benefits online as the coronavirus is resulting in higher consumption in the contact-free market. SK Telecom Co., for one, is introducing various membership benefits to T Membership, the company’s online membership platform, for a series of contact-free modes of consumption including online [...]

Online Transactions for Rental Services Surge as Coronavirus Pandemic Drags On

Online Transactions for Rental Services Surge as Coronavirus Pandemic Drags On

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Ever since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, an increasing number of consumers are turning to rental services to use a variety of products without having to pay large sums of money to purchase them. Major online shopping malls Gmarket and Auction reported a 561 percent increase in the [...]