All posts tagged "revenue"

  • Foreign runners join a ceremony to mark the annual Pyongyang Marathon in this photo taken in August 2014. North Korea plans to invite up to 1,500 marathoners from abroad in April next year. 
(Courtesy of Koryo Tours)
    Tourism is new cash cow for North Korea

    By Yi Whan-woo Tourism is emerging as a new cash cow for North Korea amid growing U.N. pressure on its economy amid its state-perpetrated human rights violations, according to analysts last week. They speculated that the cash-strapped...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Disney/Marvel Studios)
    ‘Avengers’ sequel fastest film to reach 6 mln viewers in S. Korea

    SEOUL, May 2 (Yonhap) — The Hollywood blockbuster “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has become the fastest foreign film to surpass 6 million viewers in South Korea, the film’s distributor said Saturday. The superhero flick exceeded the 6...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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  • Deadmau5, Colleen D'Agostino
    Music business revenue stays flat as streaming compensates physical sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. retail music business was essentially flat in 2014 as growth in streaming revenue helped offset further decline in sales of CDs, a report from the Recording Industry Association of America said...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), right, and his 10-year-old daughter Murph (Mackenzie Foy) in a scene from "Interstellar" 
/ Courtesy of Warner Bros. Korea
    Sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ becomes sensation in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Hollywood film “Interstellar” has become a sensation in South Korean movie theaters and is likely to soon surpass the 5 million mark in attendance, data showed Monday. The sci-fi epic by Christopher Nolan...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • "Roaring Currents" set a domestic box office record earlier in 2014. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean box office revenue plunges in October

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s cinema ticket revenues and the number of moviegoers fell drastically last month from a year ago largely due to the weakness of Korean films, a market tracker said Thursday. Ticket revenue in...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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    Facebook’s advertising revenue soars in 3Q

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant’s overall advertising...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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