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G-STAR 2017 Attracts Record Crowds

G-STAR 2017 Attracts Record Crowds

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A record number of gamers visited this year’s global gaming convention G-Star, marking a successful year for the South Korean gaming industry. G-Star 2017 wrapped up on Sunday after four days of successful events attended by over 225,000 people, the biggest audience since the game exhibition was launched in 2005 [...]

S. Korean Gov’t Unveils Sci-fi Promotional Video for PyeongChang Olympics

S. Korean Gov’t Unveils Sci-fi Promotional Video for PyeongChang Olympics

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — What does artificial intelligence have to do with the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics? This very question might come to the minds of many people when they watch a new promotional video for the upcoming competition. In the 5-minute video titled “The Last A.I (Join in PyeongChang, Join in Peace),” [...]

Home-Grown Animation Exports Surpass US$100 Mln in 3 Major Content Events

Home-Grown Animation Exports Surpass US$100 Mln in 3 Major Content Events

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has exported more than US$100 million worth of animations to American and European markets this year, the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) said Monday, in a positive sign of market expansion amid strained economic and diplomatic relations with China over a U.S. missile defense system. The agency [...]

Actor Couple Suzy, Lee Min-ho Break Up After Three Years Together

Actor Couple Suzy, Lee Min-ho Break Up After Three Years Together

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Bae Suzy, better known by her stage name Suzy, and Lee Min-ho have put an end to their romantic relationship, the actress’ agency confirmed Thursday. JYP Entertainment said the celebrity couple recently split after threeyears of dating. They were confirmed to be an item in March 2015. In September 2015 and August last year, rumors had it that the two parted [...]