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China Claims Korean Folk Tradition as Chinese

China Claims Korean Folk Tradition as Chinese

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent Chinese TV show claiming Korean tradition as their own sparked controversy over spreading false facts and misunderstanding across the global community. “Street Dance of China,” a variety show broadcasted by China’s popular video platform Yuku, held an ‘Ethnic Dance’ competition last month in which one of the [...]

7 out of 10 S. Korean Tired of the Culture of Celebrating Everything: Survey

7 out of 10 S. Korean Tired of the Culture of Celebrating Everything: Survey

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that 7 in 10 South Koreans are sick of various anniversaries such as Valentine’s Day and Pepero Day. According to a survey of 1,000 men and women aged between 13 to 59 nationwide by local research firm Embrain, 69.6 percent of respondents said they [...]

Government Expands Reading Initiatives

Government Expands Reading Initiatives

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced on Thursday that it will push for a follow-up to last year’s “Year of the Book” to encourage citizens to read books daily. Last year, the “Year of the Book” project focused on conducting various campaigns to increase awareness of reading [...]

Eastar Jet, Cheongju International Airport Struggling Amidst THAAD Backlash

Eastar Jet, Cheongju International Airport Struggling Amidst THAAD Backlash

CHEONGJU, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Geopolitical tensions are having a real effect on the Korean economy as North Chungcheong Province announced on August 15 that the low-cost carrier Eastar Jet had abandoned its plans to resume flight operations from Chungcheong International Airport to five Chinese cities. Since the cooling of relations between China and [...]