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?
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?