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The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
February 13, 2018
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
South Korea has a subdued history of failed efforts against sexual harassment.
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
South Korea's New Anti-Graft Law: A Diplomatic Question
October 13, 2016
South Korea's New Anti-Graft Law: A Diplomatic Question
As with any new law, there are many initial uncertainties with regards to the scope and implementation.
South Korea's New Anti-Graft Law: A Diplomatic Question
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
November 05, 2015
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
The use of Chinese characters in South Korea (and related controversies) reveal the intersecting cultures of East Asia.
South Korea's Love-Hate Relationship With the Chinese Language
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
March 01, 2011
K-Pop Versus J-Pop
Korean pop keeps growing in popularity. Why are K-pop acts leaving their J-pop peers behind?
K-Pop Versus J-Pop
February 01, 2011
Priest to Promote Korean Comics?
Will a 3-D Hollywood horror film be well-received enough to draw attention toward South Korea’s comic scene?
Priest to Promote Korean Comics?
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?
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
December 24, 2010
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
Female Korean pop groups are taking off overseas—especially in Japan. Is K-Pop success thanks to more leg…and talent?
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
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
Historic Modern Art in Korea
September 08, 2010
Historic Modern Art in Korea
Asia’s oldest contemporary art fair is on now in a unique city…with an unforgettable history.
Historic Modern Art in Korea
August 21, 2010
North Korea’s Twitter Tactics
Has the DPRK enlisted Twitter in a propaganda war against its international enemies?
North Korea’s Twitter Tactics
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