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S&P raises S. Korea's sovereign rating to AA-
Sep 16, 2015
Global credit appraiser Standard & Poor's (S&P) on Tuesday raised South Korea's sovereign rating one notch from A+ to AA-, citing the country's future growth potential and a decline in external debt. S&P said Asia's fourth-largest economy will likely maintain g...


China deepens its love for Korean cosmetics
Sep 15, 2015
A Chinese customer listens to an explanation about the special characteristics and effects of a Korean cosmetics brand while trying a sample of the makeup first-hand at a stall in a department store in Shanghai. Chinese customers’ love for Korean cosmetics has recently been pro...


Korea exports petrochemical technology to US
Aug 31, 2015
A Korean firm will soon begin exporting its petrochemical technology to the U.S. The first-ever Korean firm to do so is Daelim Industrial. The company recently signed a technology license agreement granting Lubrizol the rights to use its technology for the manufacture of ...


SK digs underwater tunnel to connect Europe, Asia
Aug 25, 2015
Engineers and workers at SK E&C celebrate the completion of the Eurasia Undersea Tunnel in Istanbul on Aug. 22. An underwater tunnel that connects Europe and Asia underneath the Bosphorus has now been linked up using the technology and engineering of a Korean construction f...


Skincare packs enable good looks from head to toe
Aug 11, 2015
These days, many people use beauty packs to care for their skin. Some people may believe that packs are solely for facial skin care, but nowadays we can find a variety of items designed for various other parts of the body. Beauty packs enable us take care of the whole body...


Korean kitchenware attracts customers worldwide
Aug 06, 2015
Anyone who enjoys cooking is always interested in high-quality kitchen appliances. Well-functioning appliances can minimize nutritional loses and can add more flavor to make dishes tastier. The recently rising interest in healthy and non-processed foods is also deeply r...


‘Refrigerator clothes’ help beat the heat
Aug 05, 2015
Various kinds of 'refrigerator clothes' are on display at a shop in Namdaemun Market in Seoul. The clothes range from pants and dresses through to cardigans, and they vary in design and shape. High temperatures are reaching their peak this August. The heat wave and humid...


Korea: skincare face mask heaven
Jul 30, 2015
Reme+G face masks contain a special cotton stick that exfoliates the dead skin cells off the face. Made by Ancors, this product 'tightens' the pores and moisturizes the skin.“Natural fermentation components supply nutrition to the skin. After using the mask, my skin has visibly m...


Soju, Korea's representative liquor
Jul 22, 2015
Soju is a popular local spirit that has comforted people's hearts for many years. No matter whether people feel happy or sad, it has remained Koreans' best friend for a long time. Some people would say they feel something is missing without soju when there is a bowl of hot, boili...


Must-have item for the summer: Shinil electric fan
Jul 20, 2015
Shinil Industrial has received recognition for its electric fans and for the quality of its products. The key to the company's success has been its in-house ball bearing motors which make less noise and less vibration, both of which help to extend the fan's life. An electric fa...