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coffee culture in South Korea

Sep 05, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea Has Growing Coffee Culture

South Korea's growing coffee culture has been celebrated for many years with themed cafes, roasting cafes and artisanal cafes.

A glass of fresh apple mango smoothie

Sep 02, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Haitai Beverages Uses SIG Combibloc's Drinkplus Technology

Haitai Beverages produces a "My Real Smoothie" range for "Sunkist" brand using the Drinkplus technology of SIG Combibloc.

University opens a school for North and South Koreans.

Aug 29, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

Study Program for South and North Koreans

The Unification Education Research Center in Seoul National University has launched a school for teachers and students from the entire Korean peninsula.

Korean high school students cheer for those who are taking the college entrance exam.

Aug 27, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

What South Korea Thinks of Education

South Korea believes that education is the key to success as the country records a high percentage of high school graduates every year.

A person's mood affects his food preference, survey says.

Aug 27, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

Mood Affects Comfort Food Preference

A study revealed that a person's mood can affect his preference for comfort food. Aside from that, gender is also a factor of a person's food cravings.

Agreement between South Korea and Peru

Aug 26, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea To Assist Peru In Math And Science

Agreements were signed by the Peruvian and South Korean governments to allow educators from South Korea to visit Peru and assist in the teaching of math and science.

overweight man

Aug 25, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Obesity a Major Health Threat in South Korea

A growing number of South Korean men with obesity is said to caused by excessive alcohol intake and job-related stress.

Korean Air plans to build a culture center near Gyeongbok Palace.

Aug 24, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Korean Air Will Build A Culture Center Instead Of Hotel

Korean Air announced on August 18 that they will build a culture center near Gyeongbok Palace instead of a seven-star hotel.

Tetris game

Aug 19, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Playing Tetris Might Just Be the Answer to Lessen Cravings

A study conducted by psychologists in Australia and the U.K. showed that playing Tetris could lessen the intensity of craving for cigarettes, drug substances, alcohol, coffee and food – even constant sleeping and sex – by as much as 20%.

Pohang seashore

Aug 19, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Red Tide Affects Fish Farms in the Southern Coast of South Korea

Out of 1.2 million fish – comprising rockfish, sea bream and other varieties – raised in a 2-hectare farm in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, over 330,000 have died because of red tide.

students at Yonsei University

Aug 17, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Ministry of Education Pushes “Ghettoized” Courses in South Korean Universities

As the country’s number of foreign students keeps on declining, the Ministry of Education has pushed for a proposal to let colleges and universities develop specialized courses or departments in the fields of IT and shipping.

A view across the city including the mountains and skyscrapers in the Gangnam business district in Seoul, South Korea. Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images News

Aug 12, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Seoul Metropolitan Government Holds ‘Beautiful Buildings’ Contest

The local government of South Korea’s largest metropolis and capital is organizing a public contest starting today until September 10. It involves finding the city’s 100 most beautiful buildings among 640,000 registered buildings.

meals in ice bowls

Aug 10, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Products That Beat the Heat Sell Quick in Korea

The scorching temperature felt for the past days might have led to the death of seven individuals as well as thousands of livestock, but it has led to high sales among local businesses.

amusement park animals

Aug 10, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Hottest Summer in Seoul and Other Areas

Seoul is experiencing from scorching temperature, which the government has expected to continue until the middle of the week.

Seoul Lantern Festival

Aug 07, 2015 AM EDT - Dana Marie

Cultural Events to Watch Out for When in South Korea This August

With Korea celebrating the 70th anniversary of its liberation from Japan’s rule on August 15, the month presents a series of cultural events in Seoul that locals and tourists shouldn’t miss.

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