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Moon promises to ensure ‘cultural freedom’

Moon promises to ensure ‘cultural freedom’

in a New Year’s meeting with a number of cultural figures president moon jaein vowed to ensure cultural freedom the president referred to the previous park geun-hye administration’s infamous black list of cultural figures who were critical of the end government and promised to prevent such incidents from happening again the Korean leader also vowed efforts to improve the welfare of those in the cultural sector he also praised recent accomplishments in the nation’s entertainment front including parasite winning the…

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Notable shift in entertainment industry over past decade is steady rise of Northeast Asian pop …

Notable shift in entertainment industry over past decade is steady rise of Northeast Asian pop …

the past decade has seen a steady rise and the influence of Northeast Asian pop culture exports and it’s fair to say that’s mainly been led by kpop that’s how CNN explained the shift in the global entertainment industry over the course of the 2010 adding that k-pops popularity is projected to continue well into the 2020s as well kim hyusun has this report in 2019 the music videos of South Korean pop groups BTS and black Pink’s smashed youtube…

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Korean culture leaves major footstep in the world in 2019 with Parasite and BTS

Korean culture leaves major footstep in the world in 2019 with Parasite and BTS

2019 was a year full of historic first for kpop in Korean movies parasyte won prestigious international awards and is on course to earn more honors and BTS grab attention by breaking one record after another for details let’s turn to our Amin Sun 2019 was a year full of pleasant surprises for fans of Korean movies and pop music one of the biggest successes in South Korea’s cultural space was director bong joon-ho and his film parasite in may…

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Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

South Korean film parasite has conquered this here Chicago Film Critics Association Awards winning four awards and would had successes several Critics Association Awards expectations are rising over whether parasite could be nominated for an Oscar Arthur jung-in has more after getting international recognition at Caen in May parasite has also been picking up awards in the u.s. the South Korean film dominated this year she cago Film Critics Association Awards scooping for awards over the weekend the association picked…

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‘Mermaid of Asia’ Choi Youn-hee appointed 2nd vice minister of culture

‘Mermaid of Asia’ Choi Youn-hee appointed 2nd vice minister of culture

former south korean swimming champion choi eun-hee has been appointed Second Vice Minister of Culture Sports and Tourism known as the mermaid of Asia Chae is a five-time gold medalist having won the title at the Asian Games in 1986 and 1982 she served as CEO of KSP land company a public entity managing the 1988 Seoul Olympics facilities and of the Korea woman’s Sports Association the blue house says Chae as an experienced administrator will contribute to fostering the…

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N.Korea Threatens Nuclear Buildup after UN Vote

N.Korea Threatens Nuclear Buildup after UN Vote

North Korea has upped the ante in its rhetoric against the international community this Saturday. Pyongyang lashed out against the UN decision to slap it with tougher sanctions and unleashed a series of new threats. Our Connie Lee has more in this story. Adding to the already high-level of tension on the Korean Peninsula North Korea rejected the latest sanctions laid out by the United Nations, and again threatened the international community. On Saturday an unidentified spokesperson from Pyongyang’s Foreign…

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Blue House to welcome Uzbek President as nation’s second state guest

Blue House to welcome Uzbek President as nation’s second state guest

The President of Uzbekistan who arrived in South Korea on Wednesday,… will be welcomed by the South Korean first couple this afternoon… as the nation’s second state guest this year. After paying a visit to the Seoul National Cemetery, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, will be officially greeted by President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook at the Blue House, which will then be followed by a bilateral summit between the two leaders. A state dinner, honoring the visiting President, will be…

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Top N. Korean official warns Trump to “stop bluffing and think of new approach”

Top N. Korean official warns Trump to “stop bluffing and think of new approach”

now we’re deep into the final month of 2019 in North Korea as its self proclaimed the ear and deadlines on nuclear negotiations draws near continue to talk tough against the u.s. following its announcement of a weapons test last weekend the North issued two statements on Monday warning u.s. president Trump to stop bluffing and think of a new approach to the nuclear talks our correspondent in charge of North Korean Affairs OCHA he reports the u.s. was about…

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Govt. to begin rigorous screening on state-run energy companies 에너지공기업 대수술…해외 M&A사업 정리될 듯

Govt. to begin rigorous screening on state-run energy companies 에너지공기업 대수술…해외 M&A사업 정리될 듯

A number of the nation’s state-run energy companies have been coming under fire for corruption scandals, frequent technical failures, and bulging debts. The government is moving in to improve the efficiency of these companies, streamlining unnecessary development projects abroad and encouraging the private sector to play a bigger role in energy projects. Yoo Li-an reports. When the government released an audit on state-run companies earlier this week, nearly half of the worst-graded performers were energy companies. And that came as…

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83% of S. Koreans proud to be Korean, according to culture ministry’s survey on people’s…

83% of S. Koreans proud to be Korean, according to culture ministry’s survey on people’s…

the survey was conducted on what South Koreans think about their life their country’s culture and society a vast majority of locals were proud to be Koreans with most expressing satisfaction with their life in general he means unzoom Xin on the results most South Koreans feel proud to be Korea and are generally happy with the life and work according to a recent survey conducted by cultural ministry 84% of respondents said they are proud to be Korean and…

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