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Hallyu Phenomenon Faces Backlash in East Asia
By Park Chung-a
The local soap opera "My Lovely Sam-soon" (My Name is Kim Sam-soon) is currently airing primetime in Taiwan. The hit drama is the latest in the booming Korean wave (hallyu), following the huge success of "Jewel in the Palace" (Dae Jang Geum) there last year.
Based on a True Story?
Recent Films Use Fictional Elements to Help Recount Real Events
By Kim Tae-jong
After "Memories of Murder", a thriller about a real-life serial-murder case in the 1980s, became the biggest hit of 2003, a slew of films that are all "based on a true story" have hit local theaters,...More
KBS to advance into Japanese satellite television service
South Korea's flagship public broadcaster, KBS, will advance into the Japanese satellite television service market in March.
KBS, the country's largest broadcaster and the mother company of KBS World Radio, has gained a permit from Fuji TV's satellite channel Sky Perfect to provide programs.
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