All posts tagged "North America"

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    Big Bang draws 87,000 fans on N. American tour

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Tens of thousands of K-pop fans flocked to watch South Korean boy band Big Bang on their North American tour earlier this month, the group’s management agency said Wednesday. The North American leg of...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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    S. Korea’s ‘Veteran’ exceeds $1 mln at N. American box office

    LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) – The Korean action film “Veteran” has earned over US$1 million in combined sales at the North American box office since it opened last month, the film’s local distributor said Tuesday. “Veteran made about...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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    The number of North Americans working in Korea sharply increases

    By Kim Chul-soo The number of North Americans working in Korea has grown to about 46,000, a 12 percent increase since last year, according to an employment survey released by Statistics Korea Friday. There are 1.2 million...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • The poll indicates that EXO seems to have the largest number of K-pop fans in North America. (Newsis)
    Different K-pop for different people

    Recent poll shows EXO in North America, SHINEE in Europe, f(x) most popular in Asia  By Chung Ah-young The popularity of K-pop singers turns out to differ by region worldwide, a recent poll showed. The poll indicates...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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    Bring the heat

    Hong says Korea squad for Brazil World Cup nearly complete By Kim Tong-hyung After spending the past six months fast-tracking the rebuilding of Korea’s national football team, Hong Myung-bo seems anxious to declare the process complete. Talking...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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    Lantern festivals promoted in North America

    By Chung Ah-young The Korean traditional lantern festival is likely to be lit up in more cities in North America as the Jinju city government of South Gyeongsang Province is promoting it as the nation’s iconic cultural...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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    Shilla opens more shops in Asia

    By Lee Hyo-sik Shilla Duty Free, Korea’s major player in duty free shopping, has been expanding its presence in Southeast Asia over the past few years to capitalize on the rapidly growth of the sector there. It...

    • Posted November 25, 2013
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