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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...


Morning Glory adds design, quality to world of statione...
Nov 05, 2014
School supplies such as notebooks, pencils, pens, mechanical pencils, erasers and pencil cases fill the backpacks of students as they trudge off to class. Among these stationery supplies, one special brand stands out. Actually, the brand can be found in household items, too, like...


Daewoo E&C builds new skylines in Malaysia
Nov 04, 2014
For many years now, Korean construction companies have been winning international recognition for their skyscraper expertise. Recently, they are actively engaged in the construction industry in Malaysia. Among these Korean builders, Daewoo Engineering & Construction has built...


Samsung, SK Hynix unveil new chip technologies
Oct 29, 2014
Two firms that lead the world's memory semiconductor market have recently both shown off new DRAM technologies, applying microcellular and mass storage technologies to semiconductor memory. Samsung Electronics has succeeded in mass producing the industry’s most advanced 8-gigabyt...


Monami writes history of Korean stationery
Oct 28, 2014
In every office and atop every desk in Korea, there is a ballpoint pen of the same design. It has a long, white hexagonal body, a black, blue or red button at the end and a cone at the tip. It is adorned with a three-digit number: 153. This is the Monami 153 ballpoint pen. Taking...


Ottogi Curry brings Indian cuisine to the table
Oct 24, 2014
It’s been many years since the Indian staple of curry and rice became one of the most popular dishes served in the Korean kitchen. How is it that the taste of curry has captured so many taste buds here at home? It’s because not many ingredients are needed to make the dish. It’s a...