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What’s Coming to Netflix in April 2022

Welcome to your first look at what’s set to hit Netflix in April 2022 in the US. Below, we’ll list all the new movies and shows coming soon to the service. As always, you’ll want to keep an eye out for drops slated for April 2022. Among the big drops …

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Hong Kong shares rise 9% on China’s pledge to support economy

A currency trader walks near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at a foreign exchange trading floor in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as investors awaited a widely expected decision from the United States. Federal Reserve on interest rate …

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[Seoul Subway Stories] Samgakji becomes home to K-pop and K-beauty powerhouses

The following is part of Seoul Subway Stories — a new series from the Korea Herald that explores subway stations and their surroundings across the city. – Ed. The headquarters of Amorepacific (left) and the headquarters of Hybe (Yim Hyun-su) Located in Yongsan in central Seoul, Samgakji Station is one …

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Filipino-Argentinean Reportedly Preparing For His Debut As A K-pop Idol

It looks like another Filipino will soon step into the bright world of K-pop. Chantal Videla, 19, could be the next Pinay to join the list of Filipinos conquering the world. The young singer, born to a Filipina mother and an Argentinian father, is currently a trainee at the South …

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Faster Than Sound: Wait, how does SXSW music work again? Breaking Down the Basics and Some Favorites After Three Years Away – Music

Japanese breakfast (Photo by Jana Birchum) Unsettled spring weather and a familiar tension in my upper back can only mean one thing. My badge is waiting for me at the Convention Center, but after three huge years since I last attended with tote bags, I can’t remember exactly where I’m …

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Treasure Replaces Jung Kook At No. 2 As BTS Continues To Top Billboard’s Social Chart

Treasure poses for photos during the EP The Second Step: Chapter One press event held in Seoul. … [+] (YG Entertainment) YG Entertainment South Korean boy band Treasure’s new single “Jikjin” is already a hit in their home country, and it’s clear the group has a global fan base, as …

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New K-Dramas on Netflix in March 2022

It’s going to be a very busy month for K-Dramas on Netflix in March as we take a look at two new dramas, one new weekly drama, and four weekly returning dramas. Here are all the exciting new K-Dramas coming to Netflix in March 2022. N=Netflix Original New weekly K-Dramas …

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K-Pop Group Red Velvet To Unveil New Album Next Month, Agency Informs

Red Velvet is ready to unveil new music to its fans after a hiatus of a few months. The last song of the South Korean group had arrived almost six months ago. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the band’s new music since the release of their Queen. Their new album …

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The Translating Fans Behind K-Pop’s Global Success

VICE K-Pop: music, fandom, celebrities and all things K-pop. This month, VICE is going all out on all things K-pop and Korean music, with articles and videos about music, fans and celebrities. Anyone planning to get into K-pop knows all about the huge amount of content they have to consume …

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After two decades, Epik High is still here and still shaping the future of Korean music.

Before there was BTS or BigBang, there was Epik High. Ask anyone who’s been listening to K-pop for more than a few years, and chances are they’ll know Epik High because the pioneering Korean hip-hop trio had a deep and profound influence on popular music. Korean. Featuring K-pop icons such …

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Create your favorite outfit and we’ll pair you with a MONSTA X member for the perfect night out

MONSTA X is a South Korean boy group formed under Starship Entertainment’s survival program No.Mercy. The group currently consists of six members: Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney and IM The group debuted on May 14, 2015 with their debut EP Trespass. In March 2017, Monsta X released their first studio …

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K-Pop Star JAMIE Releases Music Video For “Pity Party”

South Korean singer and songwriter JAMIE is releasing her latest single Pity Party today on all digital platforms via Warner Music Korea. For her all-English single, the globally acclaimed artist delivers her most personal and expressive work to date. The single begins with a catchy, disco beat before a dynamic …

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Asian stocks shrug off tech selloff on Wall Street

Forex traders look at monitors in the foreign exchange trading room at KEB Hana Bank’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday as the latest batch of reports on corporate earnings kept investors in a buy mood, driving gains on Wall …

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Blackpink Lisa: K-pop sensation stuns Thai fans with cultural outfit

Let’s find out here how K-pop sensation Lisa is delighting Thai fans with a traditional headwear!! ” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/blackpink-lisa-the-k-pop-sensation-amazes-thai- fans-with-cultural-attire-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”Blackpink Lisa: K-pop sensation stuns Thai fans with Cultural Attire” /> Thai-born K-pop singer Lalisa ‘Lisa’ Manoban pleased her lovers in Thailand by wearing the traditional golden …

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“Ocean Likes Me”: Dutch gay K-pop idol’s first casting with Han Gi-chan in BL K-drama

K-pop and K-drama fans in the LGBT+ community can rejoice as we get more positive portrayal in South Korean pop culture. In the past, gay or sissy characters were used as a punchline in K-dramas, but now even Korean productions have started paying attention to the BL (Boys’ Love) genre …

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3 members of K-pop group iKON test positive for COVID-19

This undated photo, provided by YG Entertainment, shows K-pop boy group iKON. (YG Entertainment via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network) SEOUL — Three members of K-pop boy band iKON have tested positive for the coronavirus, their agency announced Sunday. Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-heong and Kim Dong-hyuk were confirmed to have …

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Indonesian rapper up for ‘Boy Of The Year’ title

2022 has barely begun, but there’s already a candidate for ‘Boy Of The Year’: Warren Hue. A household name in Indonesian rap circles, Hue burst onto the global scene last year when he signed with 88rising, making his solo debut with the effervescent single “Omomo Punk.” He completed an Indonesian …

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What can we expect from J-pop in 2022?

If the past two years have taught the world anything, it’s the precariousness of predictions. January 2022 has arrived, but with the spread of omicron raising new concerns, all I can do is look at my recently purchased calendar and give up. Maybe leaving the dates blank would be a …

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Oh my God! What an amateur! EXO’s Outfit Pics Will Make You Drool, See Here

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/omg-what-a-hottie-exos-outfit-pictures-will- get-drooled-see-here-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”Omg! What an amateur! Images of EXO’s outfit will make you drool, see here” /> Exo is a well-known boy group not only in Korea, but also around the world for their incredible talents, styles, and musical abilities. He has a huge fan …

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile at sea

[ad_1] South Korean army soldiers patrol the barbed wire fence in Paju, near the North Korean border, South Korea, Wednesday, January 5, 2022. North Korea fired a missile on Wednesday suspected ballistics in the sea, the South Koreans and Japanese have told the military, its first public weapons launch in …

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K-pop group The Rose makes comeback with “Beauty and the Beast” music video after 2 years

[ad_1] South Korean boy band, The Rose officially made their comeback after two years with their latest single, The beauty and the Beast. The comeback single was released on Wednesday, accompanied by a dark music video. In the clip, the K-pop group can be seen in a hall with a …

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3 members of the K-pop group tested positive: NPR

[ad_1] Three members of the K-pop superstar group BTS have been infected with the coronavirus, their agency Big Hit Entertainment has said. The band members are seen here during a press conference to present their single “Butter”, in May. They are, from left to right: V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, …

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Three members of K-pop sensation BTS tested positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] France Media Agency December 26, 2021 | 9:05 am SEOUL, South Korea – Three members of K-pop sensation BTS have tested positive for Covid-19 since returning from the United States, where they have held their first in-person concerts since the start of the pandemic, announced on Saturday the management …

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BTS’s longest-standing brand partnership isn’t with McDonald’s or Louis Vuitton

[ad_1] BTS is a record-breaking boy group. They have collaborated with artists like Sia, Halsey and Megan Thee Stallion. They even got a Grammy nomination for their song “Butter”. BTS has also been the ambassadors of several well-known brands, including Louis Vuitton and FILA. BTS and McDonald’s have teamed up …

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Billboard’s No. 6 Greatest Pop Star of 2021 – Billboard

[ad_1] For this year’s update of our ongoing Greatest Pop Star by Year project, Billboard is counting our staff’s picks for the Top 10 Pop Stars of 2021 for the remainder of this week. At # 6, we remember the year BTS – our biggest pop stars of 2020, who …

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University of Iowa Korean Studies Research Network connects academics

[ad_1] When Hyaeweol Choi joined the faculty of the University of Iowa in 2018, she saw an opportunity to bring together academics whose disciplines were related to Korean Studies. Something came out that would be of use to academics beyond UI. The Korean Studies Research Network, or KoRN – an …

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You love pop culture, but stick for the language – why Korean is India’s new favorite

[ad_1] K-pop Group BTS Received Awards and Nominations Across the Globe | Wikipedia Text size: A- A + KOrean is currently the fastest growing foreign language in India, a popular language learning app called DuoLingo concluded after polling more than 1,000 Indians. Given the rise in popularity of Korean dramas …

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Sitala to stay in H1-Key, according to K-pop label

[ad_1] Sitala to stay in H1-Key, according to K-pop label published: Dec 9, 2021 at 9:10 AM Sitala Wongkrachang, daughter of late actor and director turned activist Saranyu Wongkrachang, will remain in K-pop girl group H1-Key, which will debut soon despite calls on Thai social media to ban it, group …

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JO1 to the world: A new stage for J-pop

[ad_1] Chiba – It’s a rainy November day and young music fans crowd around the office buildings surrounding Chiba’s Makuhari Messe convention center. Later in the evening, they will invade the hall to attend a performance by J-pop group JO1. It’s a patient group, but fans of the COVID era …

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South Korean boyband FTISLAND announces first comeback mini album in over 2 years

[ad_1] South Korean boy band FTISLAND recently announced their comeback. The K-pop group took to their official Instagram account and unveiled a title poster and teaser schedule for their upcoming eighth mini album titled CLOSE. The title song is called Unthinkable, and the poster shows something chained and locked. FTISLAND …

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Mayor Isko wants Pinoy-pop; plans huge investments in local entertainment industry – Manila Bulletin

[ad_1] Aspiring presidential and mayor of Manila Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has said he plans to do exactly what the South Korean government has done with its hugely popular K-drama and K-pop and come up with its own version of Philippines of “hallyu” which have a great impact in the …

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7 K-pop idols who are also successful entrepreneurs

Besides wowing the world with their talent and growing popularity, Korean musicians have become the face of several sponsorship deals and creative collaborations. Plus, some of them have gone the extra mile and invested in lucrative businesses to get the best returns. These include investing in real estate and start-ups …

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Global stocks mixed after Biden-Xi talks eased tensions

[ad_1] A forex trader looks at screens near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the exchange rate between the US dollar and the South Korean won, right in the headquarters exchange room from KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday November 17, 2021. Asian stocks …

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K-Pop fans attach tracking device to ATEEZ tour bus

[ad_1] ATEEZ’s record label is considering taking legal action after it revealed that fans of the K-pop group had placed a tracking device on their tour bus. Some followers of the South Korean boy band have been accused of having crossed the line in their attempts to get closer to …

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Complete list of songs performed by the K-pop group

[ad_1] After almost a year, BTS hosted their first concert online on “BTS Permission to Dance on Stage” October 24, Sunday. The K-pop sensation performed a range of songs from their 2016 hits, such as “I need you” and “Fire”, to their recent bangers like ‘Butter’ and ‘Permission to dance.’ …

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OzAsia Festival Theater Review: White Pearl

Clearday is the name of this clever young Singaporean cosmetics company, but there is nothing very clear about the way they do business. His product is called White Pearl, and as playwright Anchuli Felicia King’s ferociously crafty pamphlet indicates, it has a dangerous amount of skin in the Asian skin …

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The activist side of K-pop in PeruGlobal Voices

[ad_1] Image of BTS Peru Sede Chiclayothe Facebook page of Adriana Velásquez originally wrote this article for The Antigone, it was edited, translated and republished by Global Voices. The term K-pop is no longer foreign to Peru despite the distance that separates the country of more than 16,000 kilometers from …

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Its relevance at stake, the UN looks to a new generation

[ad_1] At the United Nations this week, the pandemic-era rules of engagement for General Assembly week are strict. Entourage sizes are strictly regulated and there are no exceptions for kings, presidents or other “excellences.” Yet somehow, in the midst of it all, the UN has made room to fully embrace …

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5 K-pop stars from the LGBTQ + community

[ad_1] K-pop stars who openly identify with queer labels are hard to find. Due to the conservative nature of South Korean society, coming out can be a big challenge. However, some music artists have openly revealed their true identities and are now serving as role models for other queer people …

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What is archery related to K-pop group TWICE’s Tzuyu

[ad_1] One sport that people love at the Olympics is archery. The way the archers aim with full focus and shoot the arrow aiming at the center of the target is what gets everyone excited. Along with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the event saw many archers, especially South Koreans, step …

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Best singers in the K-POP industry in 2021

[ad_1] Good singers aren’t hard to come by in the K-POP industry, but due to the talent saturation, finding the best singers is proving to be a difficult task. Many idols could defend themselves in vocal competitions against veterans of the music industry, given the rigorous training and hard work …

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K-pop industry taps into the NFT market

[ad_1] This photo provided by SM Entertainment shows members of K-pop group SuperM on stage on April 26, 2020, during the group’s online concert hosted by Beyond Live. SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The K-pop industry is gearing up for a change with the recent rise in non-fungible tokens …

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Seven agencies causing a sensation on the music scene

[ad_1] Hybe continued to grow through acquisitions and restructurings, adding several subsidiaries. The company announced in March that it plans to increase its business portfolio to bring people together through music. The heavyweight of the music industry is also aiming to enter the international market with its range of labels. …

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Commentary: Why K-pop threatens North Korean Kim Jong Un

[ad_1] SEOUL: In recent months, North Korea has opposed the domestic penetration of South Korean cultural products, especially South Korean popular music (K-pop). The North has already done it. In the past, the regime has targeted other “decadent” behaviors, including long hair on men, blue jeans, foreign movies, and so …

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K-pop star throws misspelled Canucks T-shirt on Korean TV

[ad_1] The Orca logo might not be the most popular design in the eyes of all Vancouver Canucks fans, but it’s pretty trendy for one of K-pop’s hottest bands. A misspelled Canucks T-shirt was shown on South Korean television recently, when a member of popular boy group Tomorrow X Together …

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Indian pop singer Armaan Malik channels K-pop to make history

[ad_1] Armaan Malik, Eric Nam and KSHMR Image Credit: twitter.com/ArmaanMalik22 When you think of musicians collaborating to create new musical sounds, you probably imagine them playing together in a fancy studio or even a grungy garage. But post-pandemic reality turned that dream upside down and saw singers and music producers …

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Kim Jong-Un calls K-pop ‘vicious cancer’

[ad_1] Attention Kim Jong-Un, they are coming for your government!Photo: The JNS / Imazins of Chosunilbo (Getty Images) North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un worries K-pop overthrow its totalitarian state by importing “clothes, hairstyles, speeches, behavior”. He is now calling for tougher penalties for young North Koreans who smuggle or consume …

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What the Korean eyeball collecting game can teach us

[ad_1] The 2020 lockdown has led many of us urban Indians to explore over-the-top (OTT) platforms. Netflix and Amazon Prime came into our lives with content that was foreign to most of us. I watched Oscar winner Parasite a few months ago, and marveled at the script and direction. My …

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US President Joe Biden says he’s a K-pop fan

[ad_1] The 78-year-old politician revealed during a White House meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-In that he is a huge fan of Korean popular music, whose performers include BTS and Blackpink. He said: “Our people, our interpersonal and cultural relationships are only growing. “K-pop fans are universal. I can …

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South Korea meets Biden, hails ‘America’s return’

[ad_1] South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference with House of Commons Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California on Capitol Hill on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Washington. (Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via AP, pool) Jabin botsford AP South Korean President Moon Jae-in hailed America’s “return” …

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Where to find ITZY group members on Instagram

[ad_1] ITZY is one of the most popular K-Pop groups today. Here’s everything you need to know about accessing ITZY’s Instagram and their influence online. One of the most important acts of talent featured on YouTube K-Pop Evolution is girl group ITZY, and their Instagram presence reflects the South Korean …

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K-Pop group BTS inaugurates colorful interactive museum

[ad_1] By Andres Sanchez Braun Seoul, May 14 (EFE) .- The production company behind the global music phenomenon BTS opened the doors to its new headquarters, where on Friday it opened a new interactive museum dedicated to its K-Pop bands and with RM, Jimin, Jin, J-Hope, Suga, V and Jungkook …

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Discover the 5 most beautiful K-Pop celebrities

[ad_1] K-Pop is one of the growing music industries in the world with huge numbers of fans. Fans around the world are madly in love with K-pop music and have been crushed by South Korean singers. Today we take a look at the top 5 beautiful K-pop celebrities who have …

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Freeze ‘with an intriguing new trailer

[ad_1] K-pop boyband Tomorrow X Together (known as TXT) has confirmed their upcoming comeback date with a brand new trailer. On April 30, the group released a 30-second trailer that revealed the name of their upcoming album, “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze,” and also featured their logo transformation. The project is …

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K-Pop Songs for Mother’s Day 2021: From BTS J-Hope’s “ MAMA ” to Girl Generation’s “ Dear Mom ”, 6 Soul Korean Songs About Moms That Move You (Watch Videos)

[ad_1] Mother’s Day 2021 is approaching, and unlike every year, this time the celebration is different and much more special. The ongoing health crisis may have changed the way we celebrate events, but there are still tons of creative ways to stay in touch with moms and express how special …

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