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Documentary About Sewol Ferry Sinking a Box Office Sensation

Documentary About Sewol Ferry Sinking a Box Office Sensation

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – A new documentary film on the tragic ferry sinking of 2014 is in the midst of a sensational run at the box office, data showed Friday, as the country marked the fourth anniversary of one of its worst maritime disasters earlier this week. “Intention” became the most-watched political-current affairs documentary film of all time in the country on Thursday, attracting an accumulated audience of 276,474,  [...]

S. Korea’s Hadong Named FAO Agricultural Heritage System for Tea-growing Method

S. Korea’s Hadong Named FAO Agricultural Heritage System for Tea-growing Method

ROME, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization on Thursday designated a site in Hadong, a town in South Korea’s South Gyeongsang Province, as one of its world agricultural heritage systems in recognition of the site’s traditional tea-growing method that maintains biodiversity. At a ceremony to mark the designation of Globally [...]

K-pop Video Streaming Service Mubeat Launches in Brazil

K-pop Video Streaming Service Mubeat Launches in Brazil

SEOUL, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Mubeat, a new K-pop video streaming service, has opened its service in Brazil, according to the company Friday. The app developed by Vlending, a joint entertainment venture formed by MBC and SBS Contents Hub, started its service in the South American country this month, the company announced. The service [...]

People with Similar Social Status More Likely to Clash, Study Says

People with Similar Social Status More Likely to Clash, Study Says

SEOUL, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed people with similar social status are more likely to clash with each other. A research team led by professor Lee Won-jae at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) discovered that people who are similar to each other have a tendency to compete [...]