[Weekender] How chicken may or may not be ruining your health

Although “chi-maek” -- a word play referring to fried chicken and beer -- continues to be one of the most popular snacks among Koreans, some health experts have been warning on its harmful health e...

Updated : 2016.05.27 16:38

[Weekender] Fried chicken lovers, get your hands busy

Just the sound of it makes one’s mouth water. In every bite -- from the crisp chicken skin to the juicy meat inside -- come plenty of reasons for its nationwide popularity, regardless of age and gen...

Updated : 2016.05.27 16:29

[Weekender] Seoul subway, an integral part of everyday life

When lost on the streets of Seoul, there is one foolproof way to find your way home: just keep walking in one direction on a main road until you hit a subway station. Sprawled underneath the mega c...

Updated : 2016.05.20 20:21

[Weekender] Underground peacekeepers in Seoul

Wearing stab-proof vests over their uniform shirt, they patrol underground during duty hours. Their mission is to help secure safety of people and keep peace. Policemen? No, they are Subway Guards h...

Updated : 2016.05.20 20:06

[Weekender] Foreigners overall satisfied with Seoul subway

When 23-year-old Filipino Reyshenne Layug moved to Seoul in 2015, she was most worried about how to find her way around the city, especially since she could not speak Korean. But her concerns were so...

Updated : 2016.05.20 19:59

[Weekender] Koreans read, rest, enjoy arts at subway stations

When Kim Yu-ri came back from her monthlong European trip last summer, the first thing that welcomed her was clean, speedy and comfortable subways. “I still cannot forget the combination of garbage...

Updated : 2016.05.20 19:58

[Weekender] Plan your Seoul trip by subway

Known for dynamism and high technology, Seoul is one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world, with a population of more than 10 million. Its population flow into, out of and within the greate...

Updated : 2016.05.20 17:36

[Weekender] Foreigners overall satisfied with Seoul subway

When 23-year-old Filipino Reyshenne Layug moved to Seoul in 2015, she was most worried about how to find her way around the city, especially since she could not speak Korean. But her concerns were so...

Updated : 2016.05.20 17:05

[Weekender] Winners and losers of Korea’s war on sugar

The South Korean food industry is bracing for fundamental shifts in its future sales and product development, as the government has announced a “war on sugar” in view of public health. Last month...

Updated : 2016.05.13 23:39

[Weekender] Is brown sugar healthier than white?

In the world of sugar, frankly speaking, color makes no difference at all. The misconception may stem from some generalized ideas that brown rice is healthier than white rice, and wheat bread over w...

Updated : 2016.05.13 22:49

[Weekender] Breaking the sugar habit

About two years ago, Park Hyung-jun was told by his doctor that he should stop drinking coke. The 32-year-old used to have three cans of coke a day – one after every meal. “I loved the sensation o...

Updated : 2016.05.13 16:28

[Weekender] Before sugar became the enemy

It seems almost like the world has turned against sugar. In March, the U.K. announced a plan to impose a new tax on sugary drinks. (123rf) In 2014, Berkeley city council in California introduced a ...

Updated : 2016.05.13 16:15

[Weekender] How to celebrate Children‘s Day with family

Children’s Day, which to some may just be a day off to catch up on sleep or binge watch their favorite TV shows, has a rich history indebted to the efforts of one man -- Pang Chong-hwan. The late c...

Updated : 2016.04.29 19:38

[Weekender] No time to kid around

Life is full of hope and dreams for Lee Seo-hyun, a 9-year-old child attending a primary school in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province. She wants to be a painter, teacher, owner of a big supermarket, floris...

Updated : 2016.04.29 16:46

[Weekender] Working parents struggle to balance work, child care

Kang Ji-hye, 34, the mother of a 4-year-old boy, runs a wedding shop in Gangnam, Seoul. Her business requires her to work during weekends and even on national holidays. Her husband goes to work at a ...

Updated : 2016.04.29 16:41