South Korean capital Seoul is home to some 17,000 cafés, with one on practically every street corner. Why are there so many, and can the market possibly grow even more?
Average Seoulites spend almost 15 percent of their waking hours on the daily commute. Meet the companies turning wasted time into business opportunities, and making life easier in the process.
South Korea's K-webtoons are gaining popularity in Southeast Asian countries, especially Thailand and Indonesia. Can titles like "I am Gangnam Beauty" and "Lookism" become as big a hit as K-pop in the region?
Turn on the TV in South Korea; so many channels are dedicated to home shopping. Even Miranda Kerr appeared on such a South Korean channel, twice. Are they profitable? What are the reasons?
The Galaxy S9, Samsung Electronics’ latest smartphone, is 20 percent cheaper in the United States than in South Korea. Are South Korean consumers being ripped off, or are Americans benefiting from pure economy of scale?
One of the biggest stories now in South Korea is General Motors. The company is closing one plant and there are talks of a complete pull-out. Here is our comprehensive run-down of the situation.
A former foreign policy researcher wants to change the wine culture in South Korea -- by pairing up wine with Korean blood sausage, and pig's trotter. Will her attempt to make wine less intimidating and more interesting in a country dominated by soju-lovers?
Last week, Donald Trump suddenly announced 25% tariff on steel imports to the United States. South Korea is the third biggest steel exporter to the U.S. How will this restriction affect the "solid US-ROK alliance"?