Your dose of what’s going on in the world of Korean food and culture, right here.
This week, Ahn Cheol-Seo, the founder of South Korea’s most successful software company, announced his plans to launch a nonprofit dedicated towards fighting rampant socioeconomic inequality in Korea. (New York Times)
When Korean street artist David Choe painted murals for Facebook’s Palo Alto headquarters, he was paid in in Facebook stocks. With Facebook going public this year, he’s set to be one of the wealthiest street artists in the world.(Korean Beacon)
South Korea seems to be optimistic that frosty relations with North Korea will soon ease up. (Businessweek)
Big Bang fans, rejoice. It’s just been announced that the uber boy-band will be holding its first world tour: 16 countries, 25 cities, hopefully yours! (All K Pop)
Curious as to where a chef goes for food in Seoul? Check out Hooni Kim’s picks here. (CNN)