Jeju buses to go cashless in July, tourists urged to buy transportation cards

Starting in July, Jeju Island will implement a cashless system for all bus services. Foreign tourists planning to visit the resort island are required to purchase and load money onto a transportation card to access its bus network. According to…

Uncertainty looms amid high borrowing costs, delayed BOK easing AMRO chief

The Korean economy faces uncertain growth momentum for the remainder of 2024, despite a surprise 1.3 percent quarter-on-quarter growth in the first three months of this year, the chief economist at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said. A pick-up…

AI detects your skin tone from 150 shades at AMORE Seongsu

Cosmetics and high tech don’t typically go hand in hand. Yet, drawing from the latest Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it’s clear that the beauty industry is embracing cutting-edge technology, including AI, to tailor personalized cosmetics products. At CES, L’Oréal unveiled…

NK sends some 90 balloons carrying trash to S. Korea: Seoul’s military

North Korea sent around 90 balloons carrying trash to South Korea on Saturday, Seoul’s military said, after it launched hundreds of similar balloons across the inter-Korean border earlier this week. As of 11 p.m., the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)…

Pro soccer Jeonnam upsets Anyang, jumps to second place… with wins over Chungbuk Cheongju and Cheonan

Professional soccer’s K League Two (K2) Jeonnam Dragons came back from two goals down to take three points against FC Anyang. Jeonnam won the 15th round of the Hana Bank K League 2 2024 with a 3-2 victory over FC…

‘Ini Kookdae’ Arhan sent off directly after 4 minutes as substitute… ‘nightmare’ K League debut

Indonesian national soccer team defender Ptama Arhan (Suwon FC) had one of the worst K League debuts of his career. Arhan was shown a red card four minutes into the second half after coming on as a 26th-minute substitute against…

‘Europeans’ Cho Jin-ho and Hwang In-taek to compete in Maurice Leblau friendly

The Korea Football Association announced on June 26 the roster of the U21 national team that will participate in the Maurice LeBlanc International Friendly Tournament in Toulon, France, from June 3 to 17. “As the tournament is longer than the…

Kim Hak-Beom “Staying focused until the end was the driving force behind the victory” as Suwon FC ‘leapfrog’ to 7th place

Jeju United, led by Kim Hak-bum, won 1-0 against Suwon FC in the 14th round of the Hana Bank K League 1 2024 at Jeju World Cup Stadium on Saturday. With the win and 17 points after three games, Jeju…