On The Border
A Taste of Korea
60 Years of the Republic
Conservative-Colored Cars All the Rage in Recession-Gripped Times
Colorful cars are disappearing from the streets. According to Kia Motors, the proportion of new vehicles painted in bland or conservative colors like white, black and silver among...
Jun. 26, 2012 12:40
Has Manufactured K-Pop Run Its Course?
June 10, 2010 was a momentous day for Korean pop music. A large-scale live concert of K-pop stars like Girls' Generation, Super Junior, SHINee and f(x) was staged in Paris, and...
Jun. 08, 2012 13:30
Koreans Shop for Bigger Bottoms
Fashion-conscious Koreans are spending more money to improve their posterior. Padded underwear and girdles making bottoms look firmer are selling well, as do blue jeans, pantyhose...
Apr. 25, 2012 07:43
The 2 Faces of Multiculturalism
A survey by the government shows less support for ethnic, religious and cultural diversity in Korea than in other countries, but also less negativity toward foreigners. The survey...
Apr. 19, 2012 09:47
More Foreign Postgraduates Study in Korea
The number of foreign students at Korean universities has increased sharply since the Millennium, but mostly at undergraduate level. Only now are postgraduate numbers also...
Apr. 18, 2012 07:45
Koreans, Foreigners Disagree What Hinders Communication Here
While most Koreans think the difference between rich and poor is the biggest problem plaguing Korean society, foreigners believe it is the hierarchy based on seniority. This was...
Apr. 07, 2012 08:13