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Korean Wave Awakes in Qatar

AsiaToday | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home

Written by veteran flight attendant and writer Ji Byung-lim - On March 11, 2013, actor Song Joong-ki visited Qatar as an honorary ambassador for Korea...

Beijing International Book Fair to Open on Aug 24

AsiaToday | Posted 08.23.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - The 2016 Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), one of the four largest book fairs in the world, ...

Is China Banning Lee Young-ae and Song Seung-hun Over THAAD Deployment?

AsiaToday | Posted 08.07.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - It seems South Korean stars are getting blacklisted in China over THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Ar...

Is 'Gangnam Style' The Korean Wave? "The Intellectual Is Not a Tool"

AsiaToday | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home

What would be the qualifications of a Korean diplomat in response to the rapidly changing nature of diplomacy in our age? Here is a lecture entitled, ...

Northeast Is The Heart of The Korean Wave in India

AsiaToday | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home

[Five-member K-pop idol group IMFACT holds a congratulatory performance during the northeast regional round of K-Pop Contest India 2016 in Sikkim on J...

What Dubai Can Learn from Rome and the Korean Wave

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Faisal J. Abbas

Arab culture, and certainly Emirati more specifically, is rich and encompasses music, dance, food and traditional crafts. However, we -- as Arabs -- have a long way to go before this can be developed and exported.

'Gangnam Style': Crossing Over in the New World

Andrew Lam | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment
Andrew Lam

If America can make a movie called Kung Fu Panda, and have it become a number one hit in China, then it follows that a Korean artist, too, can rise to the top of the charts in America.

K-Pop Gives American Pop A Run For Its Money | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, TERESA CEROJANO MANILA, Philippines — How did Seoul become Asia's capital of cool? Even here in the Philippines, once an...