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BTS Concert in Japan Draws Crowds Despite Controversy over A-bomb Image

BTS Concert in Japan Draws Crowds Despite Controversy over A-bomb Image

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Renowned Korean boy band BTS has successfully finished its two concerts in Tokyo, drawing a total of 100,000 fans, the group’s management agency said Thursday. BTS performed live about 30 songs, including the Japanese version of “I Need You,” “Run” and “DNA,” during the “Love Yourself” concerts at the [...]

Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson returned to the U.S. yesterday after visiting Japan, South Korea and China. It was a much anticipated timely visit during a politically tumultuous period in East Asia: Growing concerns over North Korea’s ballistic missiles, China’s retaliation against South Korea over the deployment of a [...]

Number of S. Korean Visitors to Japan Hits Record High

Number of S. Korean Visitors to Japan Hits Record High

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Korean tourists to Japan has hit an all-time high this year as the yen’s continued weakness makes travel to the neighboring country cheaper, industry data showed Sunday. A total of 2.86 million South Koreans visited Japan in the first nine months of the year, up [...]

Asian Investors Rush into Japanese Real Estate Market

Asian Investors Rush into Japanese Real Estate Market

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Asian investors including those from Hong Kong are increasing their possession of Japanese real estates. Even then, many visit to Japan not for tourism purposes but for checking the sites for themselves. Amidst the increasing perception that the Japanese real estate market is relatively undervalued, the weakening yen adds [...]