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Hanssem, master of kitchen furnishings
Dec 09, 2014
One of Hanssem's wooden kitchen tables combines cross-legged seating with seating in chairs.In a traditional Korean household, the kitchen was a separate space, separated from the living room and bedrooms. In earlier generations, most people used a traditional kitchen. The fire w...


Anti-inflammatory analgesic with 81-year history
Nov 27, 2014
In 1926, a 31-year-old businessman returned to Korea from the U.S. and realized that his country faced great hardships under Japanese colonization. In the belief that, “Healthy people can receive a better education and get their country back on its feet,” he chose to work in the ...


Ursa helps improve liver function for over 50 years
Nov 21, 2014
The gall bladder of a bear has traditionally been used as a medicine to improve liver function, to dissolve gallstones and to enhance one's eyesight. The detoxification effect of a bear's gall bladder is attributed to ursodesoxycholic (UDCA) acid, which exists in a large amount i...


Builders export urban development projects
Nov 21, 2014
Korean construction companies are currently actively engaged in new city construction projects around the globe.Backed by their technological prowess and experience, they have been receiving many orders to build completely new cities in many Asian and Middle Eastern markets....


Whal Myung Su, life-saving water with 117-year history
Nov 19, 2014
In the late 19th century, medicine was precious across Korea. The only medicine people could get were decocted medicinal herbs. Many people lost their lives by acute indigestion or acute gastroenteritis due to continuous vomiting and diarrhea. Min Byung Ho, who served as a court ...


Popular snacks for more than 50 years
Nov 14, 2014
Across the cities of Korea, we can find many bakeries on the street. It is easy to see people enjoying well-baked buns and coffee or drinks of their choice inside the bread and pastry shops. Bread has become an essential part of the Korean diet, which was traditionally dominated ...

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Bacchus, iconic steady seller
Nov 10, 2014
A young Korean medical student was studying aboard in Germany in the 1950s. Passing the Hamburg city hall, a full sized statue of Bacchus, the god of wine and harvest, known as Dionysus in Greek, caught his eye. It was standing in the basement entrance to the building. That very...


Korea 5th in World Bank's Doing Business Report
Nov 07, 2014
Korea came in fifth place in the Doing Business 2015 report published by the World Bank Group on October 29. The country's rank climbed two notches over last year's report, achieving its highest marks since the World Bank started its yearly evaluation of 189 nations in 2003, acco...


Long time friend, banana milk fills your heart
Nov 07, 2014
There is a brand of yellow milk contained in a jar-shaped plastic bottle. It is Binggrae's Banana Flavored Milk, a beverage that has been proving nutrients and filling people's hearts for many years. The brand of milk has just turned 40, and the nostalgic product with its emblema...


HJC captures world's attention with motorcycle helmets
Nov 06, 2014
When people talk about a "hidden champion," there is one company not to be missed. It is HJC, a firm that has been leading the global motorcycle helmet market. Its helmets are characterized by vibrant and colorful patterns and the HJC logo, and they have been enjoying huge popula...