[Weekender] Safety is key for women customers

A delivery locker in Guro district of southern Seoul. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) On a Saturday night, I felt a sudden urge for instant noodles, a pack of frozen dumplings, tofu and some other t...

Updated : 2014.01.10 20:29

[Weekender] Mobile food order apps seek to go mainstream

South Korean students, office workers, singles and especially those who find it frustrating to stand in queues see home-delivered food as a blessing. Only a couple of years ago, they used to reach fo...

Updated : 2014.01.10 20:28

[Weekender] Drones for delivery?

U.S. retail giant Amazon is developing a prototype of a drone for its “Prime Air” delivery system. (Bloomberg) A drone-based delivery system currently under development has raised hopes for faster...

Updated : 2014.01.10 20:24

[Weekender] Riding into the new year

Racehorses compete at Seoul Race Park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province. (KRA) While the horses are used for leisurely riding in modern Korea, people on the peninsula have had a relationship with the a...

Updated : 2014.01.03 21:10

[Weekender] Korea’s horse racing industry goes global

Racehorses sprint for the finishing post at Seoul Racing Park in Gwacheon. (KRA) In recent years, Korea’s horse racing industry has gained the spotlight from the global market. The nation’s raceho...

Updated : 2014.01.03 20:58

[Weekender] Healing with horses

Riders and horse dealers may argue about which was the most beautiful horse ever beheld by mankind. But for a 12-year-old sixth grader with a strained school life, who asked not to be named, no hors...

Updated : 2014.01.03 20:56

[Weekender] Saddling up for business

As we ring in 2014, the Year of the Horse, businesses are introducing the mammal in their products and marketing tactics. It’s happening even in the food business: The horsemeat market in Korea, al...

Updated : 2014.01.03 20:55

[Weekender] Horseback riding spices up weekend

GUNGPYEONG, Gyeonggi Province ― Five office workers saddled up, trotting on horses until they were sweating and out of breath. They were employees of Samsung Electronics, enjoying their weekly outin...

Updated : 2014.01.03 20:51