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One-piece Swimwear and Bikinis to Dominate This Summer

One-piece Swimwear and Bikinis to Dominate This Summer

SEOUL, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Move over rash guard, one-piece swimsuits and surfing suits are here! A very common sight on beaches and at swimming pools in previous years, rash guards are now being snubbed after the resurgence of one-piece swimsuits and bikinis. Surfing suits also saw a rise in sales thanks to an [...]

Cooling System to Lower Heat at Gwanghwamun Plaza

Cooling System to Lower Heat at Gwanghwamun Plaza

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Visitors to Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Plaza will be able to enjoy refreshing wisps of cool air starting tomorrow. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced yesterday that from June 1 to the end of August, a cooling fog system will be activated by the plaza’s 77-meter footpath. The system will disperse tiny [...]

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Referred to as “Lake City” for its proximity to water, the city of Chuncheon in Gangwon Province is aiming to adopt a new moniker with its National Leisure Sports Festival to be held on August 25. Chuncheon’s road to becoming a domestic hub of leisure sports is a winding [...]

Air Conditioner Sales Rise Sharply amid Early High Temperatures

Air Conditioner Sales Rise Sharply amid Early High Temperatures

SEOUL, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of air conditioners and electric fans rose sharply this month from a year earlier, industry sources said Thursday, amid above-average temperatures that can be a sign of a hot summer to come.  Lotte HiMart, a consumer electronics retailer, witnessed a whopping 180 percent increase in the sales of [...]