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Best Korean drinks -- from banana milk to hangover juice | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Traditional Korean beverages roughly fall into two categories: alcoholic and nonalcoholic.<p>While this may be indicative of Korea's long-standing love affair with alcohol, there are close to 200 types of traditional teas, juices, and grain drinks associated with the latter group, known as …

The 9 most internet-savvy governments in the world

A government's relationship to the internet and communications is massively important for a country's business progress but also its democracy, as all citizen demographics need access to information to make informed choices.<p>The top of the WEF's ranking is dominated by Asia, particularly emerging …

United Arab Emirates

South Korea launches work-life balance campaign

<b>South Korea's government has launched a new campaign encouraging businesses to help their staff find a better balance between work and home life.</b><p>One of the campaign's main aims is to stop employers asking their staff why they want to take annual leave, the Korea Times reports. Some companies …

Minju Kim: Playful Fashion From Seoul To Antwerp

A brave and boisterous South Korean designer, Minju Kim gained considerable attention at 2015’s London Fashion Week for her colorful, inspired …

South Korean Book 'The Vegetarian' Wins Man Booker International Prize

The Vegetarian <i>by South Korean author Han Kang has won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for excellence in international fiction writing.</i><p>UK / US …

Tante van Noord-Koreaanse leider Kim Jong-un woont in VS

The Washington Post publiceerde vrijdag een interview met de vrouw.<p>De Amerikaanse krant The Washington Post publiceerde vrijdag een interview met de …

archatlas: A Transparent Brick Wall The ABC Building by WISE Architecture is located around Sunjung-Reung which is a beautiful park which has royal tombs of Chosun dynasty in Kang-nam area in Korea. The boastful - glaring buildings in Kang-nam block view from the site to the royal tombs park while the roof of five story building suddenly opens view to beautiful landscape of the park. The building can be regarded as “Architectural Mountain” and the roof terrace as “Architectural Summit” . People climbs up the building by narrow exterior stair alley. These five stair alleys are cascaded like small stream falls or stepped vegetation wall garden. The passenger meets silent and beautiful sceneries from inside of bricks stair alley wall and outside from the royal tombs park to reach the top of the building. In terms of building material, a building starts with laying a piece of brick on the ground. The black brick is the most visible material in the Building. The stair alley wall consists of a steel frame system and dry brick wall fabrication façade without traditional mortar masonry. It creates transparent experience of solid brick wall with multiple brick wall layers. A building starts with a piece of brick was completed with a piece of brick as well. Images and text via (via archatlas)

Are Seoul's plans for citywide free Wi-Fi necessary?

When you visit South Korea's capital in 2017, you can expect to hop onto free Wi-Fi in public spaces, including subway trains and buses.<p>That's what …

Tune in: Hyundai Card Music Library opens in Seoul

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Seoul shuts down joint North-South Korea industrial complex

Kaesong manufacturing park, one of few remaining symbols of co-operation between the two nations, is caught up in the row over rocket tests<p>South Korea is to close an industrial complex it operates with North Korea in retaliation for Pyongyang’s rocket launch last weekend, bringing to a sudden halt …

Extended-Length Hyundai Equus by Hermes Shown at Seoul Motor Show

An extended-length Hyundai Equus sedan customized by Hermes of Paris was shown at the Seoul auto show last week, reaffirming the automaker’s premium aspirations. Featuring a complete interior makeover as well as some exterior updates, the Equus by Hermes shows that Hyundai offers a nearly complete …

Searching for Seoul: on the ground at South Korea's A/W 2016 fashion week

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Articles about climate controlled skyscrapers seoul on Dwell.com - Dwell

Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.<p>The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline.<p>When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for...<p>San …

Architecture

South Korea to issue four more downtown Seoul duty-free licences

SEOUL: South Korea, the world's largest duty-free market, will grant four more duty-free store licences in downtown Seoul, the customs agency said on …

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HanGang Bridge

South Korean Artist Lee Ufan Masters The Art Of Encounter

Picture a space animated by an oversized, unassuming sculpture set against a wall, a three-meter high rectangular steel plate standing behind a huge natural stone – symbols of Lee Ufan’s philosophy of ascetic minimalism. Here, the very essence of steel and stone speak for themselves, without any …

Parks or People? Five Cities That Are Choosing Both

As increasing numbers of people squeeze into cities, where can urban communities grow green spaces? The world’s expanding cities are in a delicate …

Urban Design

Every public place in Seoul will have free WiFi by 2017

The Seoul Metropolitan Government, which deals with all administrative affairs in the city, announced on Tuesday it will roll out free WiFi networks at every single public place by 2017, according to the Yonhap News Agency.<p>The metropolitan government is working with the central government to …

Wi-Fi

​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

There was a joke in South Korea back in the 1990s. It went like this:<p>What would employees of the mighty Korean conglomerates -- the so-called chaebols -- do if they were accidentally confronted by a fearsome bear while strolling through the forest?<p>Hyundai employees would club the bear to death …

Platform Monsant / platform_a

‘Platform_monsant’ project is located at a small residential area in Aeweol, Jeju, where quiet communities are situated far away from the cities. …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Songdo, South Korea: the world's first smart city - in pictures

Songdo is due for final completion in 2015. It is sustainable, green and full of technological innovations – but what’s it like to live there?

North Korean capital shows flashes of prosperity amid country's isolation

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Smartphones, traffic jams and modern, energy-saving lights casting a dim glow on the streets - North Korea’s capital shows signs of change even as it prepares for a pageant of military muscle and propaganda of the kind the country is known for.<p>A policeman directs traffic at …

The Ladies from the Sea

Off the coast of South Korea lies the picturesque Jeju Island: a sought-after travel destination owing to its combination of picture-perfect beaches …

South Korea's breathtaking deep sea diver women – in pictures

For centuries, <i>haenyeo</i> women from the island province of Jeju have made their living diving for seafood on the ocean floor ... without ever using an air tank. They dive as deep as 10 metres for two minutes at a time, with lead weights strapped to their waists so they sink faster, and they leave a …

Noord-Korea voert eigen tijdzone in

Noord-Korea gaat een eigen tijdzone hanteren: ‘Pyongang-tijd’, zo maakte het regime vrijdag bekend. De tijdzone die meer dan een eeuw geleden door de …

My escape from North Korea: ‘I’m free to travel at last’

Activist and author Hyeonseo Lee escaped North Korea in 1997 and, after living in China, settled in South Korea, where she’s found happiness – at a price<p><b>Growing up in North Korea, I thought we were the greatest people in the world,</b> led by our Dear Leader. Because North Korea was so totally cut off, …

French fashion house Chanel will present its cruise 2015-2016 collection in the South Korean capital of Seoul on May 4.<p>To read the entire article, …

Salvatore Cuomo | Fukuoka Now

Salvatore Cuomo – Interview<p><b>Hometown:</b> Naples, Italy <b><br>In Japan:</b> 27 years <b><br>Identity:</b> Vice Chairman & COO & Executive Grand Chef della Y’s Table Corp.<p>On Feb. …

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