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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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Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World

Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World

I have to do this because this is not me speaking, this is the people who wanted to tell the world what they want to say. North Korea is an unimaginable country, there is only one channel on TV, there is no internet, we aren’t free to sing, say, wear or think what we want. North Korea is the only country in the world that executed people for making unauthorised international phone calls. North Korean’s are being terrorised today. When…

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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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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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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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China’s State Councilor briefs S. Korean president on N. Korea, China summit; Blue House …

China’s State Councilor briefs S. Korean president on N. Korea, China summit; Blue House …

Once again our starting point is the Chinese president’s special envoy’s visit to the nation. State Council Yang Jiechi met with President President Moon Jae-in to brief him on the outcome of the Pyongyang-Beijing summit. Arirang’s chief Cheongwadae correspondent Moon Connyoung has our top story. The Chinese president’s special envoy, Yang Jiechi met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House Friday… to brief the South Korean leader on the summit earlier this week between North Korean…

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