If you believe the U.S. National Cancer Institute, consuming the Asarum heterotropoides plant causes cancer. If you believe traditional Korean medicine, it will do wonders for your respiratory system and lower a fever.
The Moon Jae-in administration's ambitious plan to overhaul the national health care system has invited its share of criticisms. But what does the so-called "Mooncare" entail and is it really feasible?
South Korea has a hyper-competitive coffee market. Amidst the fierce competition, Ediya Coffee has triumphed across various metrics. It was evaluated as the most profitable coffee franchise in South Korea, with the most number of stores across the nation. It's an anti-Starbucks, in a way.
The Druking scandal involves the manipulation of online comments, South Korea's largest search engine, and possibly president Moon Jae-in. Behind Moon's glittering popularity following the inter-Korean summit, the political scandal continues to cast a shadow.
Amid regulatory uncertainty at home and high growth potential overseas, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinone announces its expansion into Indonesia.
The new regime has promised two permanent memorials: the 416 Life Safety Park in Ansan, and the now-upright Sewol Ferry in Mokpo. On the 4th anniversary of the Sewol, what does the Gwanghwamun Plaza look like and how do citizens envision its closure?
Can there be an even more democratic form of book sharing than the public library? Chang Woong, founder of book sharing startup Bookoob, believes the answer is yes.
If you're suffering from skinny obesity, it's time to get your diet in order! At Korea Exposé we realize you don't always have time to eat well, so here's our roundup of locally available "meal alternatives" in the form of shakes and bars.