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>"The global hit primed Western audiences for films and shows about South Korea as a dystopia."
>"The global hit primed Western audiences for films and shows about South Korea as a dystopia."
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>"Music News - SEOUL - K-pop boy band Got7's BamBam rocks an all-black ensemble of a jacket, long skirt and high-heeled boots in his latest ad for British brand Burberry. The popular Thai rapper-singer, 25, who has embraced make-up and _...Read More_
>"Music News - SEOUL - K-pop boy band Got7's BamBam rocks an all-black ensemble of a jacket, long skirt and high-heeled boots in his latest ad for British brand Burberry. The popular Thai rapper-singer, 25, who has embraced make-up and _...Read More_
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>"The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country."
>"The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country."
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>"This South Korean monster series in a high school is a world-beating piece of doomy existentialism. Bring on more of _...Read More_
>"This South Korean monster series in a high school is a world-beating piece of doomy existentialism. Bring on more of _...Read More_
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"Squid Game, Parasite and BTS… they’re all part of the K-wave. An influx of Korean culture has entered the West, bringing with it Korean cultural norms, thought and soft power. Soon, Korean philosophy will be next. The fruits of this influx _...Read More_
"Squid Game, Parasite and BTS… they’re all part of the K-wave. An influx of Korean culture has entered the West, bringing with it Korean cultural norms, thought and soft power. Soon, Korean philosophy will be next. The fruits of this influx _...Read More_
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"Hwang Kyo-ik says chickens in Korea are slaughtered too early and only taste good because of sauces and seasonings. The poultry association and the country’s many chicken-lovers have hit back."
"Hwang Kyo-ik says chickens in Korea are slaughtered too early and only taste good because of sauces and seasonings. The poultry association and the country’s many chicken-lovers have hit back."
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“ I started this series to satisfy my curiosity about North Korea. Once I landed at the airport, everything seemed fresh and interesting, almost surreal. Then after a few days the surreal becomes normal and believable.”
“ I started this series to satisfy my curiosity about North Korea. Once I landed at the airport, everything seemed fresh and interesting, almost surreal. Then after a few days the surreal becomes normal and believable.”
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>"Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more"
>"Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more"
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There's a few comments talking about household debt and no one talking about failing small business debt that is talked about in almost every Korean drama and movie including Parasite and Squid Game. Every single person that has lived in _...Read More_
There's a few comments talking about household debt and no one talking about failing small business debt that is talked about in almost every Korean drama and movie including Parasite and Squid Game. Every single person that has lived in _...Read More_
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People under communism/socialism play this ‘Squid Game’ all day everyday for real. The difference is if they win, they most likely get just a loath of breads and maybe an empty medal. Not 44b Won ~ 44million usd.
People under communism/socialism play this ‘Squid Game’ all day everyday for real. The difference is if they win, they most likely get just a loath of breads and maybe an empty medal. Not 44b Won ~ 44million usd.
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"The basis of Squid Game – the South Korean show currently at number one on Netflix around the world – where debt-ridden players sign up to compete in six games for a cash prize of 45.6 billion won (around £28m). The small print: if you _...Read More_
"The basis of Squid Game – the South Korean show currently at number one on Netflix around the world – where debt-ridden players sign up to compete in six games for a cash prize of 45.6 billion won (around £28m). The small print: if you _...Read More_
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BTS' Jimin dazzles fans after his song "Filter," surpasses 60 million streams on Spotify, making him the first and only Korean soloist to achieve this feat!
BTS' Jimin dazzles fans after his song "Filter," surpasses 60 million streams on Spotify, making him the first and only Korean soloist to achieve this feat!
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"BTS has made history on the Billboard charts once again! The group’s new Japanese pre-release track “Stay Gold” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart for the week ending in July 4, making it the group’s 20th song _...Read More_
"BTS has made history on the Billboard charts once again! The group’s new Japanese pre-release track “Stay Gold” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart for the week ending in July 4, making it the group’s 20th song _...Read More_