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Korea in the foreign press

Korea in the foreign press

As Korea continues to distinguish itself internationally as a leader and innovator across various sectors, foreign press coverage has also focused increasing attention on the elements that define Korea today. Looking in-depth at everything from new trends and old traditions to noteworthy events, policies, industries, and more, these reports offer diverse perspectives on the changing face of Korea. For those interested in learning more about Korean culture, politics, business, and society as seen from the outside, the stories compiled here offer unique and relevant insights.

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Hallyu forms base for Korean soft power, says Singapore...
Sep 27, 2016
The wave of Korean media and music sweeping across East Asia and elsewhere is one of the key drivers of Korea's soft power, says Singaporean daily The Straits Times in it...


Korea’s development offers lessons for Kenya
May 31, 2016
President Park Geun-hye’s visit to Kenya seems to be offering the East African nation an opportunity to look back upon itself, all while reviewing Korea’s global role tod...