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Iconic soft drink for 64 years: Chilsung Cider
Dec 23, 2014
The baby boom generation of Korea, born roughly between 1955 and 1966, tends to feel nostalgic about school outings and the picnic food of their childhood. Two of the most common foods from field trips were gimbap, an assortment of vegetables rolled inside edible seaweed, and boi...

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Fursys embodies design, science of office furniture
Dec 19, 2014
A wide range of office furniture can be seen at a Fursys showroom. The black chair in the center was used by leaders at the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.World leaders who attended the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit and the 2014 ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Commemorative S...

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Kia Pride becomes bestseller in Russia
Dec 11, 2014
Kia Motors' subcompact model, the Pride, is enjoying great popularity in Russia. The Pride, sold as the Rio in the Russian market, became the bestselling car in the country for the first time in November. This is also the first time ever for an imported brand to be a bestseller i...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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....

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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 ...

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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...