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Lockdown Devastates Hospitality Industry

Lockdown Devastates Hospitality Industry The devastating impact of lockdown on the hospitality industry has been thrown into sharp relief by the latest credit-card spending data. Card spending on restaurants and lodging in January totaled W6.97 trillion, and 95 percent was in eateries, mostly takeaways and delivery (US$1=W1,125). The last …

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Baseball Players’ Average Salary Falls for 2nd Straight Year

Baseball Players’ Average Salary Falls for 2nd Straight Year The average annual salary of professional baseball players is W122.73 million this year, down 15.1 percent from W144.48 million last year, according to data released by the Korea Baseball Organization on Thursday (US$1=W1,125).This is the biggest drop in the organization’s history. The figure fell f…

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Koreans’ Income Falls for 2nd Year Running

Koreans’ Income Falls for 2nd Year Running Korea’s per-capita gross national income declined for the second year due to the coronavirus pandemic and the weakening won. According to the Bank of Korea on Thursday, per-capita GNI declined 1.1 percent last year to US$31,755. It surpassed $30,000 for the first time in 2017 and peaked the […]

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Ssangyong Showcases Modified SUV for Camping

Ssangyong Showcases Modified SUV for Camping Ssangyong unveiled its Tivoli Air 5-seater camper at a camping fair in Gyeonggi Province on Thursday.Collaborating with recreational vehicle manufacturer Roadtrip Camping, Ssangyong has modified its SUV to suit the outdoor activity.The camper sleeps two when the back seats are folded down. Fitting a…

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Hwang Hee-chan Seals RB Leipzig’s 2-0 Victory over Wolfsburg

Hwang Hee-chan Seals RB Leipzig’s 2-0 Victory over Wolfsburg Hwang Hee-chan of RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga scored his first goal in six months on Wednesday.With his team leading 1-0 against Wolfsburg in the quarterfinals of the German Cup, Hwang added a goal four minutes after being substituted in the 84th minute, sealing his […]

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Prosecutor-General Bows out with Parting Salvo

Prosecutor-General Bows out with Parting Salvo Maverick Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl resigned on Thursday after accusing the Moon Jae-in administration of destroying “common sense and justice.”Yoon’s resignation came two days after he vowed to stake his position against the government’s new compliant anti-corruption body that wrests investi…

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Minari (2020)

Minari (2020) Genres: Drama Running Time: 115 min. Directed by: Lee Issac Chung Starring: Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri Synopsis: A Korean fmily moves to a small town in Arkansas in the 1980s in pursuit of the American dream.

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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) Genres: Animation and Adventure Running Time: 114 min. Directed by: Don Hall and Carlos Lopez Estrada Starring: Awkwafina, Gemma Chan Synopsis: In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon….

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