South Korea

9 Korean Films You Don’t Want to Miss

“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films."

When he accepted the Golden Globe for his movie Parasite (2019), director Bong Joon-Ho told the...

South Korea

How South Korea is Beating COVID

From mask vending machines to a general culture of responsibility

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the US, it’s easy to forget the virus arrived in...

South Korea

During COVID-19, the World Watches South Korea

For Korean Americans, it’s a bittersweet moment as Seoul succeeds while Washington flounders

In late February, I was at my parents’ house in the Seattle area, when what had...

South Korea

K-pop Music Goes Global

The business of making an idol

As the camera pans across to a boxing-ring-like blue stage, a 35-year-old Korean man wearing a...

Morocco

K-pop in Morocco

BTS has catapulted Korean pop into some unlikely places

Not long ago, a Chinese man who lives in Dubai told me about a survey conducted by...