Less Is More as Mini Fruits, Veggies Find Favor with Shoppers
Miniature fruits and vegetables are surging in popularity amid a rise in the number of single or two-person households who don't need a huge amount of food and seek dishes that are easy to prepare. The miniature foods are popular because they are easy to prepare. Regular shiitake mushrooms need to be cut before cooking, for example, but their mini versions can be cooked as they are.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Intercity Bus Companies Relent on Halting Services
Commuters can breathe a sigh of relief after intercity bus companies decided not to halt operations after all. Around 50,000 commuters use the intercity buses every day to make their way to and from the capital.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea's Travel Ban Applies Only to Chinese Tourists
North Korea's ban on foreign visitors until Sept. 5 seems to apply only to Chinese tourists, Radio Free Asia reported Thursday. The regime seems be targeting Chinese tourists, who are mostly on budget tours and generate little money for the regime.
BUSINESS
Asiana Slashes Flights Over Chronic Delays
Asiana Airlines has canceled about 200 flights scheduled until March next year over chronic delays caused by poor maintenance. The decision came at the instruction of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.