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Attendees at the event sample the many delights.
International Spirits
24 March 2014 - 8:06pm
Even fans of soju or wine would have liked the premium beers presented at JJ Mahoney’s last Thursday night. Eight different Belgian beer breweries participated in a beer sampling event arranged by...
SM Entertainment includes all of these K-Pop performers, too many to list in one caption.
Tax Investigation
21 March 2014 - 7:27pm
The leading Entertainment company SM Entertainment (SM) is under probe by the Korean Tax Office. Other big entertainment companies are on alert as well, as the tax office launched its investigation...
Hallyu Content Platform
21 March 2014 - 6:48pm
CJ E&M is penetrating overseas markets in earnest with the Mwave, a global Hallyu content platform, in an attempt to create a new growth driver beyond the saturated domestic entertainment market...
A clip from the preview of Winter Soldier, opening in Korea on March 26, but in Japan on April 19.
First in Korea
20 March 2014 - 11:46pm
An increasing number of movies have their world premieres in Korea, with the box office records in Korea becoming the barometer of global hit in more and more cases. The examples, this year alone,...
A screenshot from the upcoming Netmarble game Pirates: Treasure Hunters.
11 March 2014 - 6:39pm
Korea’s game industry is having a hard time due to government regulations and the increasing popularity of imported games.  CJ E&M Netmarble is planning to release Pirates in the first half of...
The front page of the Washington Post on March 8 included this article.
Heavy Cultural Blow to China
10 March 2014 - 3:46pm
The Washington Post (WP) published an article about the SBS Drama “My Love From The Stars,” which ended in Feb. In particular, the influential newspaper focused on cultural aspects of Korea and China...
Samseong Station intersection in Daechi-dong, Seoul, South Korea. The entire surrounding district was created in the last 50 years, a product of Korea's growing economy.
Cost of Living
6 March 2014 - 4:18pm
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) announced on March 4 that Seoul ranked 17th among 131 cities worldwide in cost of living. Seoul’s index stood at 108, 8 percent higher than New York’s figure,...
South Korean forward Park Chu-young takes a shot to open the scoring against Greece in their pre-World Cup friendly in Athens on March 5, 2014.
World Cup
6 March 2014 - 3:27pm
ATHENS, March 5 (Yonhap) – Opportunistic on offense and fortunate on defense, South Korea defeated Greece 2-0 in their pre-World Cup friendly match on Wednesday. South Korea solved the usually stingy...
South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation performs during the 23rd Seoul Music Awards in Seoul on Jan. 23, 2014.
25 February 2014 - 2:55pm
SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) – South Korean pop group Girls’ Generation released its long-awaited new album on online music services at home and abroad on Tuesday. “Mr.Mr.,” the fourth mini-album from the...
The FKI Tower in Yeouido, Seoul, is the tallest building slightly left of center.
Opening Doors
11 February 2014 - 5:08pm
SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Yonhap) – South Korea’s two largest entertainment companies, which include performers such as Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, and Psy, have become members of the country’s main lobby...
Korea Online
4 February 2014 - 7:45pm
Traffic of major portal and news sites decreased in 2013. Only Naver stood tall and maintained its grip on number one. According to figures released by DMC Media on February 3, traffic for Naver,...
Surly, voiced by Will Arnett, is the star squirrel of The Nut Job. He is banished from his park and is forced to live in the city. (Photo courtesy Open Road Films)
The Nut Job in Korea
4 February 2014 - 2:58pm
The fact that “The Nut Job,” produced by Redrover, ToonBox Entertainment, and Gulfstream Pictures is hugely popular in the US, but not in Korea, is receiving a lot of attention in the industry. ...


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