Luxury Label Addicts Are Getting Younger
Almost half of Korea's luxury label addicts are now under 40, suggesting an alarming trend toward conspicuous consumption among younger people. Traditionally it has been older Koreans who indulged their taste in luxury brands once they made their fortune, but now customers in their 20s outnumber those in their 50s and 60s. One out of every five customers earns less than W30 million a year.
Hotels' Gourmet Kimchi Takes off
Nearly 10% of Over-30s Suffer from Diabetes
Health Services Clustered Heavily in Seoul
How to Keep up Vitamin D in the Sunless Months
Robots Overrun Gangnam
Aspiring Korean Pharmacists Head Overseas to Study
More Young Women Go on Drinking Binges
More young women indulge in binge drinking even as men became a little more responsible. The biggest proportion of binge drinkers are men in their 40s and 50s and women in their 20s and 30s.
S.Korea Puzzles over N.Korean Succession
South Korea's National Intelligence Service has been fretting over the succession in North Korea and now believes leader Kim Jong-un's 10-year-old daughter Ju-ae is being set up as the next leader.
Koreans' Incomes Peak at 43 and Shifts to Red at 61
The salaries of Koreans peak at 43 but turn precarious when they are 61. Statistics Korea said Koreans begin to earn money at the age of 17 and reach an average W39.06 million at the age of 43.