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.
Piracy costs South Korea's cultural industry huge amounts of money every year. Yet much of it takes place via "webhards," online platforms that hide in plain view, even charging money for other people's pirated content.
Let's face it, Facebook and other social media giants aren't providing their services for free. Data collection is their business, and you agree to let them have it when you sign up. But have major social media overstepped the line in South Korea?