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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?

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?

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 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.

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?

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.

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.

August 21, 2010

North Korea’s Twitter Tactics

Has the DPRK enlisted Twitter in a propaganda war against its international enemies?

Cinema Digital Seoul
August 18, 2010

Cinema Digital Seoul

South Korea remains ahead of the trend with this annual festival dedicated to digital film.

Korea’s Break-Dance Faith
June 29, 2010

Korea’s Break-Dance Faith

Can breakdancing bring more tourists to South Korea? In the eyes of some, yes.

K-Pop Propaganda
June 16, 2010

K-Pop Propaganda

South Korea may use their girl pop groups as a form of ‘warfare’ against the North.

‘Mother’ of Movies
March 31, 2010

‘Mother’ of Movies

Korea’s movies to go the way of Hollywood blockbusters and 3-D gimmickry?

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