All posts tagged "hallyu"

  • Park Shin-hye (Yonhap)
    Park Shin-hye becomes first Korean actress to hit 10 million Weibo followers

    Park Shin-hye, well-known for her roles in a number of Hallyu hits, became the first Korean actress to reach 10 million Weibo followers Wednesday, Yonhap reported. Park has fast become a popular face in China through Korean...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    [WSJ] Psy-chology 101: Academics put spotlight on K-pop culture

      Academic minds around the world are tackling some tough new questions about South Korea: —Why do Korean soap opera plotlines seem to defy the basic principles of microeconomic theory? —What can we...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • boohwal1
    ‘Batman’ trilogy producer to bring K-drama to US

    By Brian Han “Hallyu” is making its way into Hollywood thanks to producer Michael Uslan, who’s most notable work includes the most recent “Batman” trilogy, which brought in billions of dollars for Warner Bros. studios. His next...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • K-pop fans can be found all over the world  thanks to Hallyu (Yonhap)
    Seoul City, SM join hands to boost hallyu

    By Jhoo Dong-chan Tourists visiting Seoul will have a chance to learn K-pop dances from instructors who teach hallyu stars. Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) said it would expand the existing K-pop dance lessons together with SM Entertainment,...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • psy 1
    Korean wave, hallyu losing steam in many countries: report

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The popularity of South Korean pop culture abroad has been losing its spark in many countries, according to a recent report. The Korea International Trade Association (KITA) reported that the popularity of South Korean...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • K-Pop girl group 2NE1 performs during their concert as part of their world tour, in Hong Kong, March 22. 2NE1 will appear as a guest act in the final of “America’s Next Top Model.” (Yonhap)
    Southeast Asian millionaires to build Hallyu town in Thailand

    SEOUL/BANGKOK (Yonhap) — A handful of Southeast Asian millionaires are looking to create a large commercial complex in Thailand comprising shops and restaurants that cater to the fans of Korean pop culture, also known as K-pop, industry...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • MonstaX (Yonhap)
    MBC to push K-pop farther in Asia with market event

    With hopes that K-pop may just be the profit machine that never stops giving, South Korean public broadcaster MBC will organize and host a music market event for Asian music industry notables featuring about 40 musical acts this...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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