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Korean actress’s suicide letter sparks sex-for-favours anger

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6851b7d2-1d8c-11de-9eb3-00144feabdc0.html South Koreans who watched Jang Ja-yeon playing an alluring villain twice a week in the nation’s favourite soap opera assumed the 26-year-old star had it all. But since she hanged herself from banisters this month, the country has had … Continue reading

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Drama market gets globalized, theme-driven

http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/NEWKHSITE/data/html_dir/2008/12/26/200812260042.asp With the new year less than a week away, the drama market merits a moment of reflection. The year 2008 proved to be a trying time for Korean dramas. Pummeled by an economic crisis and competition from hit American … Continue reading

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Seoul Train

A Korean pop mogul with a thing for Berry Gordy has invaded New York, and he’s brought a stable of potential stars with him by ChloĆ© A. Hilliard July 17th, 2007 5:36 PM http://www.villagevoice.com/nyclife/0729,hilliard,77247,15.html/full The engineer behind Asia’s biggest pop … Continue reading

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