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Cashless Society in South Korea

Moving Towards a Cashless Society in South Korea

Somewhere in the not too distant future, you will no longer see the Korean won. It will become something strange your grandparents still hold on to and give you during the Korean holidays. The younger generation will not know what to do with it. During this time cold hard cash will disappear. What…

Video Streaming Services in South Korea

The Best Video Streaming Services in South Korea

The digitalization of content is transforming the media and entertainment industry in Korea. Video streaming platforms have been on the rise even before COVID-19, however, the COVID-19 situation has really accelerated this trend. After years of fast growth, the streaming industry in Korea is…

digitization of Hangul

How the Digitization of Hangul Contributed to Korea’s Economic Rise

South Korea’s economic rise has been impressive. They have gone from one of the poorest countries in the world to one of the richest in just 50 years. This economic rise after the harsh Japanese colonial rule and the devastation of the Korean War is often referred to as the “Miracle on the Han”.…

Korean Banks Using Blockchain Technology

Korean Banks Using Blockchain Technology – Complete List for 2020

Around the world, the industry that has been against Blockchain the most have been banks. However, in Korea, banks seem to be embracing Blockchain technologies. At first, many Korean banks saw Blockchain as a competition. Early on, many banks in Korea feared they would lose funds and customers to…

Architecture Pangyo Tech Valley

The Pros and Cons for working at Pangyo Techno Valley

The Korean government has spent a lot of money trying to make Pangyo Techno Valley into Seoul’s top tech cluster. There is even an express subway line to Pangyo from Gangnam that takes around 20 minutes. The area was created in 2012 and is now home to major gaming companies like Nexon and NCsoft,…

5 new trends in South Korea since Covid-19 happened

The world was thrown into chaos by an unexpected epidemic in 2020. The prolonged Covid-19 situation caused some changes in various fields, including the economy, society, culture, and politics. It also changed many parts of our lives. Some say that the post-COVID-19 has opened. The typical change…