Latest News for: South korea culture


Vietnam’s coffee culture promoted in Warner Bros. Discovery’s documentary

The Saigon Times 02 Dec 2023
Discovery has aired the documentary “The Tao of Coffee” in Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, China, India, as well as other Asian countries and territories after its official premiere in Australia and New Zealand, marking the media giant’s recognition of Vietnam’s coffee culture and philosophy.

The South Korean woman who adopted her best friend

Al Jazeera 02 Dec 2023
Seoul, South Korea – Most mornings, Eun Seo-Ran begins her day at around 7am by brewing tea for herself and her adopted daughter Lee Eo-Rie* ... Last May, Seo-Ran adopted Eo-Rie in a desperate bid to become family under South Korea’s strict family law ... Strict gender roles and patriarchal family culture remain deeply ingrained in South Korea.

Finding right job still a tough mission for N. Korean defectors in S. Korea

Korea Times 01 Dec 2023
Visitors look at job openings at a job fair for North Korean defectors in South Korea at the COEX exhibition center in Seoul, Dec ... Adjusting to South Korea's corporate culture was a whole new process that took about a year," Lee told Yonhap News Agency on the sidelines of a job fair organized by the unification ministry.

Yoon's state visit to Netherlands to focus on semiconductor cooperation

Korea Times 01 Dec 2023
"The Netherlands, which is the biggest investor in South Korea among the member states of the European Union and the second-largest trade partner after Germany, is one of the world's leading producers of chipmaking equipment and our key partner in the global semiconductor supply chain," the presidential office said in a press release.

South Korea is desperate for more babies — just not in cafes or restaurants, please

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 01 Dec 2023
The number of no-kids zones in South Korea has exploded in the past decade, but some parents say it's creating a culture where children are unwelcome and restricted from learning how to behave in public ... .

Vietnam welcomes 11.2 mln foreign arrivals in 11 months

Xinhua 30 Nov 2023
According to the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, South Korea remained Vietnam's largest tourist source market during the ...

Repercussions of 'confident' diplomacy

Korea Times 29 Nov 2023
Actually, South Korea could be a key player in the region given its economic, technological and cultural clout but careless and "bold" activism in the military and strategic domains may be counterproductive and South Korea’s disconnect with China indicates this folly.

This AR Experience Lets You Explore a Korean Royal Court Ceremony From the 1800s

Adweek 29 Nov 2023
To increase public interest in South Korea's cultural heritage, marketing ...

Swap London for Liverpool and Santorini for Paros: Ten holiday hotspots and the (often cheaper and...

The Daily Mail 29 Nov 2023
South Korea’s capital Seoul has become a hub for tech startups, foodie culture, and fun nightlife ... Seoul, the capital of South Korea, has become 'a hub for tech startups, foodie culture, and fun nightlife', according to Expedia ... These two Australian cities both offer 'beaches and plenty of urban culture', says Expedia.

Nebraska Innovation Campus to host annual coding event

Lincoln Journal Star 29 Nov 2023
Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer, Suwon, South Korea ... It's worth a try, though, if you want to experience South Korean baseball's festive culture and see the live K-pop dance up-close ... Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer, Suwon, South Korea.

South Korean Farmers Threaten to Release 2 Million Strays in Protest of Dog Meat Ban

Time Magazine 28 Nov 2023
According to a bill which aims to end South Korea’s dog meat trade by 2027, announced by the ruling People Power Party on Nov ... Governmental initiatives mulling dog meat bans in South Korea have stalled in the past because of heated protests from those in the industry ... “Foreigners think South Korea is a cultural powerhouse.

World Expo 2030 candidates Rome, Busan, Riyadh to cast vote in Paris

The News International 28 Nov 2023
South Korea's Busan has bolstered its campaign for the Expo with cultural heavyweights including rapper Psy from "Gangnam Style" and K-pop and worldwide ensemble BTS ... Since its founding in 1851, the World Expo has served as a focal point for highlighting cultural and technical ...

High stakes and glitz mark the vote in Paris for the 2030 World Expo host

Wtop 28 Nov 2023
South Korea’s Busan has brought in cultural heavyweights like “Gangnam Style” rapper Psy and K-pop supergroup BTS to bolster its bid ... The World Expo has a storied history of bringing together nations to showcase technological innovations and cultural achievements ... The next Expo is scheduled to be held in Osaka in 2025. ___ ... Source .

G-Dragon’s travel ban lifted by South Korean police after 3 negative drug test results

Pinkvilla 27 Nov 2023
G-Dragon’s travel ban lifted by South Korean police after 3 negative drug test results ... G-Dragon’s travel ban, imposed by South Korean police amid a suspected drug use investigation has been lifted ... G-Dragon was booked by South Korean police in late October on suspicion of drug use ... G-Dragon's influence extends to fashion and culture in South Korea.

Top diplomats from Japan and China meet in South Korea ahead of 3-way regional talks

Hong Kong Standard 26 Nov 2023
Japan, South Korea and China are close economic and cultural partners, but their relationships have suffered on-and-off setbacks due to a mix of issues, including Japan’s wartime atrocities, the U.S.-China rivalry and North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.