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PEACEMINUSONE, a Korean fashion brand

PEACEMINUSONE, a Korean fashion brand

Born on October 1st 2016, the fashion brand PEACEMINUSONE envisions “a world at Peace coming together (One) with a world deprived (Minus) as a crossover between the real and the ideal”. It is the materialization of pop-star G-Dragon and his stylist, Gee Eun’s combination of imaginations and their act of wearing and doing whatever they […]

Where to go: Boan Yeogwan

Where to go: Boan Yeogwan

There aren’t many places that hold innocent history within its walls. But right in the heart of Seoul, in Tong-uidong, Boan Yeogwan(Inn) has for 80 years carried that kind of historical significance. In 1936, Korean poet Seo Jeong-ju frequented this inn where he met with friends such as Kim Dong-ri and Kim Dal-jin (also poets) […]

The world through a different lens

The world through a different lens

Yuna has been in Korea, now, for a year and a half, teaching English at a hagwon (cram school) to young students. It’s the typical rigorous academy that prepares students for the TOEFL exam and they are visibly stressed. But that could have been her. Back home in America, her Korean parents are a reminder […]

Mobile games to bolster popularity of Galaxy Note 9

Mobile games to bolster popularity of Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Electronics is expanding its partnership with game companies to sell its latest high-end Galaxy Note 9 to tens of millions of domestic and international mobile game players. Samsung said NCSOFT, Korea’s largest game developer widely known for its popular online role-playing game “Lineage,” has been preparing a mobile game specialized for the Galaxy Note […]

Students speaking out against sexual harassment from teachers

Students speaking out against sexual harassment from teachers

The #Metoo movement that has been sweeping Korea since January is starting to spread to schools. A girls’ high school in Gwangju is undergoing a police investigation for sexual harassment by teachers.  The investigation was launched after the Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education last week found that 180 out of 860 students at the school […]

Koreans concerned over Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer

Koreans concerned over Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer

A growing number of farmers and consumers here are concerned about the health risks of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, following a California jury’s recent verdict over the cancer-causing glyphosate-based herbicide, according to civic groups Monday. With the wide use of the controversial herbicide at local farms, people have begun urging the government to take proactive […]

Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September

Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September

South and North Korea will hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang “before the end of September,” the South’s Unification Ministry said on Monday. The two sides however failed to fix the date. “We agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit within September in Pyongyang” the two Koreas said in a joint press statement […]

The situation of canine butcher shops in South Korea

The situation of canine butcher shops in South Korea

Moran Market in the suburban city of Seongnam is an iconic venue illustrating the dramatic change in Koreans’ perceptions of dogs.  In the past, dogs were viewed as a cheap, readily available source of protein.  That sweeping perception has changed a lot over the past decade, particularly after the mid-2000s.  Today, dogs are Koreans’ favorite […]

Filmmaker, actor face new sexual misconduct allegations

Filmmaker, actor face new sexual misconduct allegations

MBC’s investigative program “PD Notebook” disclosed additional sexual assault allegations involving award-winning filmmaker Kim Ki-duk and actor Cho Jae-hyun, months after the first shocking revelations in March of their habitual sexual misconduct. On Tuesday, four victims claimed they were sexually harassed or assaulted by Kim or Cho at different times. An anonymous makeup artist, who […]

Create your color at Ink Lab

Create your color at Ink Lab

In this technologically advanced era, ever-smarter gadgets and artificial intelligence software help people save time and increase efficiency. However, analogue culture still exists and many people are drawn to all things analogue, putting up with inconveniences. Grownups enjoy coloring books, use fountain pens and decorate their diaries by hand as these analogue products serve as […]

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