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Businesses to face fines up to 3 mil. won for failing to enforce vaccine pass
Businesses that violate the government's vaccine pass requirement measure will now face a maximum fine of 3 million won ($2,500). Authorities have expanded the "vaccine pass" to most businesses and venues, while offering a one-week grace period earlier this month to help them adjust to it.
Korea's largest dairy company criticized for depicting women as cows in ad
Seoul Milk, Korea's leading dairy product brand, faced a huge backlash recently from the public over a controversial online commercial that seemed to compare women to cows and showed a man secretly filming them, reminding the public of the illegal spycam crimes that have been plaguing Korea in recent years.
How do Koreans feel about expanded 'vaccine pass' system?
Since the South Korean government's “living with COVID-19” policy has gone into effect on Nov. 1, those who wish to enter high-risk public places including gyms and elderly care facilities must present proof of vaccination or negative test results.
[CEO Interview] Korean companies need bolder transformation to survive post-pandemic world
Businesses and individuals have all been affected in one way or another by the pandemic and while it has had a dramatic effect on the business landscape, companies have never needed the advice of consultancies more to turn their fortunes around and stay afloat in the post-pandemic world.
Modern craftsmen help keep traditional arts and crafts alive
Korea’s traditional arts and crafts have a rich history dating back thousands of years. Whether it be handmade papers called Hanji, small plates that hold side dishes like Soban, and traditional Gats worn by the nobility, many of these items are rarities that are mostly found in a museum these days.
'Little America in Korea': Yongsan US Army homes open up to Korean public
These brick townhouses were once home to American officers and their families, but South Korea has gained control of this tract of land on the southeastern tip of the Army’s Yongsan Garrison, nearly two decades after the U.S. and Korea set in motion a plan to relocate the bulk of America’s troops in the country to a location south of Seoul and return the property to the gover...
'Hellbound' tops Netflix's most-viewed TV shows
The South Korean fantasy horror series "Hellbound" has hit number one on Netflix's list of most-watched TV shows. Data provided by streaming analytics firm FlixPatrol showed that the Korean-language Netflix original became the most-watched TV show in 24 nations including Korea, Mexico, Indonesia, and Belgium within 24 hours of its global premiere on Nov. 19. The show finished...
Prosecution requests 2-year jail term for ex-BTOB rapper over marijuana use
Prosecutors requested two years in prison and a fine of 126.63 million won for the former member of K-pop boy band BTOB, Jung Il-hoon, for violating the Narcotics Control Act, during the second hearing of his appeal trial at the Seoul High Court on Thursday.
'Suneung' day: Most important test for Korean high school students
November is one of the most important times of the year in Korea due to the “suneung,” or College Scholastic Ability Test. The notoriously high-pressure exam is administered to high school students here every third Thursday in November.
Everything about being a black model in Korea
Renee Simone from New Jersey tells you everything about working as a black model in Korea. Renee Simone from New Jersey tells you everything about working as a black model in Korea. She is an extremely talented model who has been working in the industry for more than two years.