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‘Vacation Look’ to Take Over Summer Fashion

‘Vacation Look’ to Take Over Summer Fashion

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — With Koreans scrambling to travel with the lifting of social distancing rules, the so-called ‘resort look’, a style of fashion suited for vacation, is gaining popularity. Shinsegae International Inc., the apparel arm of retail giant Shinsegae, proposed one-piece dresses, see-through and mesh clothing as upcoming fashion trends for the [...]

Rising Demand for Indoor Exercise Equipment and Convenience Food amid Summer Heat

Rising Demand for Indoor Exercise Equipment and Convenience Food amid Summer Heat

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Demand for indoor exercise equipment and food products that don’t require stovetop cooking are on the rise with the onset of summer heat. When daily temperatures in Seoul began to exceed 30 degrees Celsius between July 12 and August 1, online grocery delivery platform Market Kurly saw a 98 [...]

Hwaam Cave Sets New Daily Visitor Record

Hwaam Cave Sets New Daily Visitor Record

JEONGSEON, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Hwaam Cave, located in Jeongseon County, some 200 kilometers east of Seoul, is setting new daily visitor records with the start of the summer vacation season. A total of 1,927 people visited the cave on Monday, setting a new record. The cave was visited by 6,694 people in four [...]

Seoul District Offices Explore Ways to Help Vulnerable People Survive the Heat Wave

Seoul District Offices Explore Ways to Help Vulnerable People Survive the Heat Wave

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid a prolonged heatwave, district offices in Seoul are taking various initiatives to help vulnerable people to survive the scorching summer weather. The Mapo District Office plans to provide 30 million won (US$26,100) worth of cooling devices such as electric fans to 716 households, including single elderly households, single [...]