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Why South Korean pop culture rocks and North Korea’s does not

Economist 22 Apr 2024
The president of South Korea probably has views on the arts, too ... Korea (which is not especially bad by rich-country standards) ... Pop culture in South Korea is produced by a variety of private companies.

'It was hell': 10 years after South Korea ferry disaster

The Newport Plain Talk 16 Apr 2024
The ferry sank live on television as the children on board sent desperate text messages to their parents -- 10 years after South Korea's worst-ever maritime disaster, families are still reckoning with the horror ....

5 Highest-rated K-dramas of all time: Crash Landing On You, Queen of Tears and more

Pinkvilla 16 Apr 2024
Without further ado, let’s delve into the five highest-rated and most-watched K-dramas on cable television in South Korea.

Park Bo Gum, Suzy and Shin Dong Yup to reunite for hosting 60th Baeksang Arts Awards marking 6th consecutive year

Pinkvilla 15 Apr 2024
The Baeksang Arts Awards recognize excellence in film, television, and theater in South Korea and are widely regarded as one of the most prestigious entertainment awards in the country.

Kim Ji Won scripts history achieving rare K-drama feat by working with top 4 screenwriters; DEETS inside

Pinkvilla 13 Apr 2024
Kim Ji Won, born on October 19, 1992, in Seoul, South Korea, is a highly acclaimed actress known for her versatile performances across various television dramas and films.

True Beauty, Marry My Husband, Lovely Runner and more: Decoding success of webtoon adaptations in K-dramas

Pinkvilla 09 Apr 2024
In South Korea, the rising popularity of webtoons has led to many of them being adapted into K-dramas. These digital comics have captured immense attention in South Korea, spanning a wide array of genres from romance to horror.

North Korea’s millennial defectors now seek political power in the South

Stars and Stripes 08 Apr 2024
Kim - who has built a public persona speaking out about North Korean issues, regularly appearing on television shows and running a YouTube channel, since arriving in South Korea in 2012 - hasn’t been successful this time around.

Who is Ye Junghwa? Model turned actress marrying most famous Korean actor in Hollywood Ma Dong Seok

Pinkvilla 08 Apr 2024
However, her strong suit has been variety shows in South Korea and has appeared in multiple of them, including, Radio Star, I Live Alone, My Little Television, No Way I'm an Adult, Slimmy Lunch Box, and Thanks for the Food.

New City Hunter Trailer Previews Action-Packed Adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo’s Manga

Coming Soon 08 Apr 2024
Due to the anime’s success, Hojo’s best-selling work has inspired several adaptations, including spin-offs and television specials, as well as live-action adaptations in countries such as South Korea, France, and Hong Kong ... .

Samsung: Tech giant sees profits jump by more than 900%

RNZ 05 Apr 2024
By Mariko Oi for BBC ... South Korea-based Samsung is the world's largest maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions. The company is scheduled to release a detailed financial report on 30 April ... - This story was first published by the BBC ....

Senior doctors lambaste Yoon's national address on medical reform

Korea Times 01 Apr 2024
... and medical school admission increase on television in Seoul Station, April 1 ... Given the rapid population aging and other issues, South Korea is also expected to fall short of 15,000 doctors by 2035.

K-drama celebrities Ryu Jun-yeol, Han So Hee announce break up

The Manila Times 31 Mar 2024
... television series "Reply 1988" (2015 to 2016), the highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history at the time, which also led to him winning various Best New Actor Awards in South Korea.

Why Russia Killed UN Panel That Monitors North Korea Sanctions

Voa News 29 Mar 2024
Seoul, South Korea... “This is almost comparable to destroying a CCTV (closed circuit television) to avoid being caught red-handed," said Hwang Joon-kook, South Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations.

Why Russia Voted to End UN Panel That Monitors North Korea Sanctions

Beijing News 29 Mar 2024
Seoul, South Korea - ... "This is almost comparable to destroying a CCTV (closed circuit television) to avoid being caught red-handed,' said Hwang Joon-kook, South Korea's ambassador to the United Nations.