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Political Parties Ride Coattails of “Parasite” in Their Election Campaigning

Political Parties Ride Coattails of “Parasite” in Their Election Campaigning

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Rival political parties and lawmakers are attempting to capitalize on the popularity of Oscars-winning “Parasite” in their campaigning for the April 15 parliamentary elections. The ruling Democratic Party (DP) unveiled pledges Wednesday to set up a state-run cinema museum to bolster South Korean films’ forays into overseas markets. The [...]

Political Parties Face Criticism in Politicizing People’s Rallies over Corruption Scandal

Political Parties Face Criticism in Politicizing People’s Rallies over Corruption Scandal

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean political parties are under fire for spurring a divide among liberals and conservatives by politicizing citizens’ rallies over corruption allegations involving the justice minister’s family. In recent weeks, South Koreans took to the streets in Seoul to hold separate demonstrations to voice either their support for or [...]