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One of the many different gift boxes Koreans give as presents for Chuseok.
From cosmetics, canned meat or fish, fruit, and other products.
Of course alcohol gift boxes are very popular, as Koreans are hard drinking alcoholics.
I go to the traditional market. This one is in Seoson. It is near to where we live when we are in Korea for 7 months out of the year.
The people are very friendly, everything is spotlessly clean and fresh.
To me this is the real Korea. I love going there on a weekly basis. Even if its just to walk around and have lunch.
This is from KBS NEWS WORLD.
As you can see, the other reason to go there is price.
The Korea National Council of Consumer Organizations conducted a study on the prices of 24 popular Chuseok grocery items sold at 90 markets and supermarkets in Seoul.
The study found that four-member families will spend an average of about 233-thousand won, or approximately 195 U.S. dollars, to buy Chuseok groceries at supermarket chain stores.
Traditional markets were shown to be the most affordable for Chuseok shopping, requiring an average of 170-thousand won, or some 142 U.S. dollars. Local supermarkets averaged 200-thousand won, or nearly 168 U.S. dollars.
Livestock and fishery prices have gone up this year. The costs of yellow croaker fish and beef have jumped 56 percent and 12 percent, respectively, compared to last year, but prices for most fruits and vegetables are lower.
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Out of 89 seats, the People's Action Party (PAP) contested all and won 83, with the other 6 seats won by The Workers' Party of Singapore (WP); the single seat from Punggol East Single Member Constituency was the only seat to change hands, recaptured by PAP. Voter turnout was 93.56%, discounting overseas votes. PAP won its best results since 2001 with 69.86% of the popular vote, an increase of 9.72% from the previous election in 2011.
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