K-pop is no longer just ‘Korean’ pop, but a global phenomenon reaching millions of fans worldwide. Here’s the story of a BTS fan from Malaysia.
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.
Looking for rare ingredients? A wider selection of cat food? Or just too lazy to walk out of your apartment? South Korea is a haven for online shoppers, but not always for its foreign residents. There are big hurdles, but e-commerce platforms like Gmarket are trying to improve.
As South Koreans grow increasingly fed up with the country's fine dust air pollution, campaigners are turning on major banks in a bid to stop them financing new coal-fired power plants.
Supporters call it the 'key.' Critics like Elon Musk call it 'dumb.' Hyundai Motor recently launched the Nexo, its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Can the perpetual "fuel of the future" become a viable source of energy in South Korea, and beyond?