All posts tagged "hallyu"

  • (Korea Times file)
    Singer Chae Yeon not shy about claiming No. 2 spot in China

    Korean singer Lee Chae-yeon, whose stage name is Chae Yeon, told a television talk show on Monday, that her popularity in China was second only to Jun Ji-hyun, the hallyu megastar from the SBS drama “My Love...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • (Yonhap)
    DramaFever CEO chosen as Person of the Year by DARI Awards

    Korean dramas will rule at this year’s DARI Awards as DramaFever CEO Suk Park, 40, will be awarded Person of the Year at the ceremony next Wednesday. Put on by Korea Creative Content Agency and the Korea...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • HyunA
    ‘Side effects of hallyu’ concern other Asian countries

    By Jung Min-ho BANGKOK — When Japanese popular culture gained traction in Korea in the 1990s, critics deplored the comic books and music, saying they were destroying Korean traditions and values. Now, with the Korean wave experiencing...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Stars of Korean drama "My Lovely Girl," including Rain, left, Krystal, third from left, and L, first from right, pose during a press event prior to the drama being broadcast. The drama, with a cast of K-pop stars, has been sold to China, with transmission rights costing $200,000 per episode. (Korea Times file)
    ‘Hallyu’ industry worried about losing talents to China

    Entertainment firms seek new business models of collaboration By Kim Ji-soo The Korean drama “My Lovely Girl,” starring Rain and several other K-pop stars including f(x)’s Krystal, and L and Hoya of Infinite, hit the airwaves in...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • "Man From Another Star"
    Is America ready for Korean dramas?

    By Tae Hong K-dramas are well on their way to taking a hold of the world’s largest television market — America. Upcoming remakes of hit Korean dramas like “Good Doctor,” “Nine,” “Answer Me 1994″ and  ”Man From...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • psy
    Korean Cool Is The Ultimate National Marketing Ploy [NEWSWEEK]

        In 1992, a man named Chung Injoon, director of what was then called the Korean Overseas Information Service – a government organisation currently known as the Korean Tourism Culture and Tourism Institute – sent a...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Tourists are busy taking photos at a venue that was featured in a scene in the drama “My Love From the Star” at Petite France, in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday. (Korea Times photo by Kim Ji-soo)
    Check out where they kissed

    ‘Man from Another Star’ locations draw many foreign hallyu fans GAPYEONG — In the inner valleys of Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province, the weather is still in that limbo between winter and spring. But the northern stretch of the...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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