LIFESTYLE

LIFESTYLE

Downtown hotels becoming fresh vacation spots for locals

SEOUL, May 6 (Yonhap) -- Hotels in central and other main districts of Seoul have seen a sharp rise in bookings made by locals...

Google launches Korean-language voice recognition service

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- Google Korea, the local unit of U.S.-based tech giant Google Inc., said Thursday it has launched the Korean-language edition...

Samsung showcases high-end refrigerator

SEOUL, May 30 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday showcased the high-end refrigerator made with porcelain materials, which comes with a price tag...

Samsung to open smartphone war with Galaxy Note 8

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is set to start a global war of high-end smartphones this fall by showcasing a new...

More young women becoming either overweight or underweight, report says

SEOUL, May 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's young women are increasingly becoming either overweight or underweight, while men are gaining in abdominal obesity, a...

Corporate rankings changed for nearly half of top 30 business groups since 2000

SEOUL, May 31 (Yonhap) -- Nearly half of the top 30 conglomerates in the country in 2000 either fell out of the rankings or...

Nexon’s ‘Dark Avenger 3’ to hit S. Korea this week

SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) -- Online gaming firm Nexon Korea Co. said Wednesday that the third edition of its mega-hit series "Dark Avenger" will...

S. Koreans’ average marriage age rises: report

SEOUL, June 30 (Yonhap) -- The average ages of both South Korean men and women at the time of their first marriage have risen...

S. Korea’s largest urban VR-theme park opens in Incheon

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's largest urban virtual reality-theme park, Monster VR, opened its doors to the public in Incheon on Thursday,...

S. Korea launches new telecommunications satellite

SEOUL, May 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea successfully launched its fourth telecommunications satellite Friday that will provide enhanced broadcasting and communications services, the ICT...

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