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Korea's pop culture industry, as seen from outside
Jun 05, 2015
Korean pop culture and its culture industry have recently been commented on by some foreign media outlets. On June 2, the BBC shed light on a few YG Entertainment celebri...

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New Zealand embraces Korean Cool
May 28, 2015
Half a day by plane from Korea, New Zealand is an island nation populated by only some four and a half million people. Nonetheless, here, too, Korean pop has been recentl...

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NYT asks PM Abe to confront Japan's wartime history
Apr 24, 2015
The New York Times (NYT) has called for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to honestly confront Japan's wartime history. In an April 20 editorial titled "Shinzo A...

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ASEAN-Korea summit catches attention of foreign press
Dec 16, 2014
Foreign media outlets paid much attention to the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit that was held in Busan on December 11 and 12. They reported with detail that...

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British press highlights Korean food
Sep 15, 2014
Korean cuisine has been garnering attention in British media. The Telegraph, a London-based daily, reported that Korean food has started to create a buzz in its article, ...

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Press highlights three-year economic plan
Mar 10, 2014
Media and investment banks alike have recently given high marks to the government’s Three-Year Plan for Economic Innovation. News outlets report that the three-year plan ...

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Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg
Jan 27, 2014
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation ...

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Korean culture makes headlines worldwide
Jan 21, 2014
The year 2013 saw a continued rise in news stories spotlighting hallyu, also known as “the Korean Wave,” in media outlets worldwide. According to the Korean Culture and I...

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‘Global investors, watch the Korean market’: Foreign Af...
Jan 06, 2014
“Korea is well positioned to thrive” Foreign Affairs (FA), a leading U.S. magazine on international relations, has hailed Korea as being, “one of the hot markets to watch...

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Indonesian media spotlights Korea-Indonesia cooperation
Oct 15, 2013
Indonesian media reported in detail and with eagerness on President Park Geun-hye’s recent state visit to Indonesia and on the progress made in Korea-Indonesia bilateral ...