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Explore Google's Campus Seoul
May 27, 2015
Teheran Street, the boulevard that runs through Samseong-dong in southern Seoul, is the mecca for Korean and global IT companies based in Korea. Just south of there lies the new Campus Seoul, a habitat for startups opened by Google on May 8, its first in Asia and only its third i...


Low-alcohol drinks offer sparkling, fruity flavors
May 21, 2015
Ssoa Wine, a low-alcohol fruit liquor, is characterized by its carbonation, which creates bubbles and adds to the mildly fruity flavor. When chilled, it becomes more delicious, with added aroma and taste.Due to its relatively high alcohol content, some people are reluctant to dri...


Stay stylish with Unix
May 21, 2015
The above hair dryer has six power settings and creates ions that protect the hair and prevent static electricity. Cheongdam-dong and Apgujeong-dong in Gangnam-gu District are some of the most well-known fashion streets in Seoul. Hair salons lining the areas are known fo...


Crab on your plate: Hansung's Crami
May 20, 2015
One of the most popular picnic foods is gimbap, rice rolled in edible seaweed with a variety of ingredients. Among them is an essential ingredient. Without it, people would not enjoy their snack as much. It is processed crab sticks, or gematsal. Reddish, chewy and with a slig...


Alibaba launches shopping platform in Korea
May 19, 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Choi Kyung-hwan (center), Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Lee Dong-Phil (right) and Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma press the start buttons to celebrate the lunch of the Korean Pavilion platform at Alibaba’...


Cook with Sempio sauces, part 10
May 15, 2015
This is the tenth part of's series of recipes that use Sempio's Jang line of flavored sauces. The series has been made possible through the cooperation of the Sempio Foods Company, a health-conscious company that's helping to bring fermented soy sauces, soy pastes ...

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Korean experts aid Indonesian furniture manufacturers e...
May 15, 2015
At the end of this April, I’ve got an invitation from The Ministry of Trade of Indonesia to attend the opening of seminar entitled “Product Development Workshop for Indonesian Furniture Manufacturers”. This seminar held by Asean-Korea Center (AKC) in cooperation with Directorate ...


Miwon offers the best of tastes
May 13, 2015
For many years now, a large number of kitchens across the country had in their pantry a white seasoning with a picture of a red sinseollo, or a large Bundt pan-shaped soup pan with a hole in the center, on its label. This is Miwon (미원, 味元), which translates as, "the top of tastes...


Baengnyeon Makgeolli offers lotus taste, aroma, medicin...
Apr 23, 2015
In Oriental medicine, the lotus is considered a very useful medicinal ingredient often used in foods and drinks. According to the Dongui Bogam, a well-known medical book from the Joseon era (1392-1910), the lotus flower helps regain energy and protects internal organs so that the...


Biovita helps maintain baby health, nutrition
Apr 17, 2015
“Grow healthy and strong.” This is the wish of all parents who raise their children. Infants and toddlers, however, often have stomach troubles or even diarrhea due to the still-developing digestive functions of their intestines. They even sometimes have to head to the eme...