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K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
May 10, 2016
K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
Seoul rides the "Korean Wave" to promote its soft power far beyond East Asia.
K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
How Korea Is Conquering Myanmar, One Soap Opera at a Time
March 18, 2016
How Korea Is Conquering Myanmar, One Soap Opera at a Time
The "Korean Wave" comes to Myanmar.
How Korea Is Conquering Myanmar, One Soap Opera at a Time
‘Korean Wave’ Just The Start For Asian Brands
March 15, 2014
‘Korean Wave’ Just The Start For Asian Brands
The Diplomat speaks with expert Martin Roll on the rise of Asian brands.
‘Korean Wave’ Just The Start For Asian Brands
Not Lost in Translation
April 27, 2011
Not Lost in Translation
Kyung-Sook Shin’s latest novel has hit it big in the US. So why has ‘Please Look After Mom’ been so successful?
Not Lost in Translation
January 01, 2011
Will Manhwa Catch Manga?
Comics are getting a boost thanks to the iPad. Does this mean Korean comics will now get a share of the spotlight too?
Will Manhwa Catch Manga?
October 29, 2010
Calm Ahead for Korean Wave?
Was the dramatic rise in interest for Korean culture spontaneous or manufactured? And how long will it last?
Calm Ahead for Korean Wave?
October 27, 2010
Korea’s Hallyu Boom?
Korean Wave has put South Korea on the map culturally. But has it brought economic gains for the nation?
Korea’s Hallyu Boom?
Korean Wave Ripple Effect
October 26, 2010
Korean Wave Ripple Effect
South Korean pop culture has many fans, beyond the Asia-Pacific – and in some very unexpected places worldwide.
Korean Wave Ripple Effect
Korean Drama Zeal in Asia
October 25, 2010
Korean Drama Zeal in Asia
Reasons behind the popularity of South Korean TV dramas in Taiwan, China and Japan are in some ways puzzling.
Korean Drama Zeal in Asia
The Seeds of Hallyu
October 22, 2010
The Seeds of Hallyu
What is the history behind Korean Wave, the remarkable rise in popularity of South Korean pop culture worldwide?
The Seeds of Hallyu
Riding the Korean Wave
October 19, 2010
Riding the Korean Wave
Korean wave, or hallyu, is the specific term for the rising popularity of South Korean culture around the world.
Riding the Korean Wave
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