South Korea’s monthly job growth has declined to the lowest in four months, a government report showed on Wednesday. The number of those employed totalled 26,141,000 in August, up 256,000 from a year ago, Xinhua cited Statistics Korea. However, it was the lowest August growth since August 2009 when the global financial crisis was going
Flowers are a beautiful, sure way to mark the end of the freezing, miserable temperatures that Korea is notorious for. As the country is blanketed in beautiful, colorful blossoms, spring flower festivals are a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. There was the Yeouido cherry blossom festival and Everland’s tulip and
Gochang Green Barley Field Festival has been going on for almost a month now, and if you have yet to see this lush green barley field, you still have some time before the event is over on the 10th May 2015. Every April, this event is held among the beautiful green barley fields of Gochang-gun. Gochang
The earliest origins of ceramics are found in Czechoslovakia and it is one of the most ancient industries on the planet. Once humans discovered that clay could be dug up and formed into objects by first mixing with water and then firing, the industry was born. While Korean ceramics has been found as earliest as
Spring is a season of flowers, blooming with different sizes and shapes, brightly yet colorfully presented to human eyes, not to even mention about the sweet scents. Being able to see such romantically bloomed flowers with your own eyes every year is just a blessing. Not sure about you guys out there, but for me,
As guests to this country, we need to adapt to the new culture not the other way round. The following may help us to understand how Korean people think in regard to their business relationships. THE DANGERS OF MIXING BUSINESS AND PLEASURE AND OF THINKING ONLY BUSINESS Western Culture = Never mix business with pleasure.
Winter has gone by, and spring has been creeping out slowly from its bed, so as to the spring flowers and warm weather. But, other than spring is here, do you know that there is a new shopping center in Seoul by Kolon Industries FnC, which is also a leading fashion business corporation in Korea?
Of all the cafe’s I’ve been to in Seoul, Hoho Myoll made the biggest impression on me. The adorable cafe is extremely popular from being featured in the KBS drama Love Rain (사랑비). This whimsical, charming little cafe was cozy and relatively quiet, even though I went on a Saturday. Located down the street from Hongik University, an area