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Men’s Volleyball Enjoyed Most Female Support in 2018: Poll

Men’s Volleyball Enjoyed Most Female Support in 2018: Poll

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Men’s volleyball had the highest percentage of female fans among South Korean professional sports last year, a survey showed Friday. The Korea Professional Sports Association (KPSA) released findings of its study on fans in five professional sports leagues in the country: baseball, football, volleyball, basketball and golf. The survey [...]

Naver Aims to Expand V Live Streaming Platform with Abundant Contents

Naver Aims to Expand V Live Streaming Platform with Abundant Contents

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, Naver Corp., aims to accelerate the global expansion of its live streaming platform, V Live, based on its cutting-edge technology, the company said Thursday. Launched in August 2015, V Live allows K-pop celebrities to broadcast live videos on the Internet and chat live [...]

Moviegoers Raise Controversy over ‘Soul Sending’ Movement

Moviegoers Raise Controversy over ‘Soul Sending’ Movement

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Heated discussion is ensuing as moviegoers are trying to comprehend the new ‘soul sending’ movement. The movement refers to the act of purchasing movie tickets without actually going to the theater. It is a way for one to express support for a favorite movie. The movement took center stage [...]

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “Avengers: Endgame” became the most-watched foreign film in South Korean history, with over 13.33 million admissions Sunday, its distributor said. The latest Marvel superhero flick set the record at around noon, Walt Disney Company Korea said based on a real-time box-office tally from the Korean Film Council. The previous [...]