10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else
Frances Cha, CNN
7 minute read
6:45 AM EDT, Thu June 15, 2017
1. Whipping out the plastic —
South Koreans became the world's top users of credit cards two years ago, making 129.7 transactions per person in 2011, compared with 77.9 transactions per person in the United States.
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2. Tech culture —
The most wired country in the world, South Korea has 82.7% Internet penetration, a virtual supermarket, GPS machines in every cab, digital countdowns at bus stops and a super-cool curved smart TV from Samsung (pictured).