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Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Anti-feminism sentiment is growing among South Korean men, particularly online where an increasing number of posts expressing disapproval towards the movement and targeting feminists are being shared. SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Last week, a furious male K-pop fan took to the internet to share his frustration after his favorite idol Irene, a member of [...]

Blockbuster Movies Limit Choice for South Korean Moviegoers

Blockbuster Movies Limit Choice for South Korean Moviegoers

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans now have limited options at the cinema with only a few blockbuster films dominating the big screen. Touted by major movie theater chains, large-budget films from major film studios have been carrying water for the industry, bringing millions of people to the cinema, and coining the term ’10 [...]

Foreign Workers an Increasingly Indispensable Part of South Korea’s Agricultural Landscape

Foreign Workers an Increasingly Indispensable Part of South Korea’s Agricultural Landscape

GOESAN COUNTY, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — With foreign workers increasingly assuming a crucial role on many of South Korea’s farms, there is growing sentiment that the uglier aspects of the migrant worker experience, ranging from human rights abuses to punishing amounts of overwork, need to be addressed. Foreign workers found on farms come through [...]

Men Too Say #MeToo

Men Too Say #MeToo

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Ever since female prosecutor Seo Ji-hyeon appeared on TV and accused a former senior official in the prosecution service of having touched her inappropriately, the floodgates have opened, unleashing a seemingly endless stream of sexual harassment allegations. With the vast majority of the alleged victims of sexual harassment being [...]