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Rappler's latest stories on SKOREA


Asian A-listers in fashion front row

Jul 29, 2013 - 9:30 AM

As the spending power of consumers in China and South Korea grows it s now the turn of Asia s A listers

FASHION ICON. South Korea's Gianna Jun aka Jun Ji Hyun of 'My Sassy Girl' fame

The real Korean Gangnam style

Oct 24, 2012 - 2:58 AM

The real Gangnam is well known for celebrity frequented plastic surgery clinics

PSY IN THE 'GANGNAM Style' music video. Image from the Gangnam Style Facebook page

The UN goes Gangnam Style

Oct 11, 2012 - 6:17 AM

The international organization gives the viral hit a stamp of approval

PSY (right) IN A SCENE from the 'Gangnam Style' music video. Image from Psy's Facebook page

HK thriller opens Busan Film Fest

Oct 05, 2012 - 5:09 PM

Asia s biggest film festival aims not only to promote Korean films — the thrust is extended to movies from all Asian countries

AN IMAGE FROM THE poster of North Korea's 'Comrade Kim Goes Flying' from the movie's Facebook page

'Gangnam Style' stuck in #2

Oct 04, 2012 - 12:50 PM

The Korean viral hit trails behind Maroon 5 s Overexposed


Wanna see Psy dance Gangnam-style half-naked?

Sep 26, 2012 - 1:38 PM

The singer made the promise IF he tops US charts

PSY DANCES GANGNAM-STYLE with Kevin Hart at the MTV Video Music Awards 2012. Image from Psy's Facebook page, taken by Getty Images and published at

Busan Film Fest bridges Korean gap

Sep 26, 2012 - 1:14 PM

The south reaches out to the north in a gesture of peace through film

IMAGE FROM THE BUSAN Film Festival Facebook page

'Jewel in the Palace' to have a sequel?

Sep 20, 2012 - 12:20 PM

Sequel planned to pioneer Korean Wave TV show

LEE YOUNG-AE (left) in a scene from 'Jewel in the Palace.' Image from Facebook

Korean morality tale premieres at Venice

Sep 05, 2012 - 6:52 AM

Multi awarded director Kim Ki duk presents his 18th feature film at the Venice film fest

A SCREEN GRAB FROM the trailer of 'Pieta' on YouTube

Apple, Samsung 'tablet war' overshadows Berlin tech show

Sep 04, 2012 - 6:30 PM

According to an intellectual property expert An overprotected market can stall innovation and infringe competition


Japan TV pulls Korean drama

Aug 16, 2012 - 6:40 PM

The actor s activity may have worsened the territorial dispute between Korea and Japan

KOREAN ACTOR SONG IL-Kook the day he swam with others to Dokdo islands. Image by Starnews from the actor's Facebook page

Korean music video goes viral

Aug 06, 2012 - 12:04 PM

A K pop star uses music and laughter to send an important message about the rich and poor in his country

A CARTOON OF PSY from his Facebook page

Rapper charged after collision in S. Korea

Jul 24, 2012 - 12:19 PM

Asian popstar Nichkhun Horvejkul may have his Korean license suspended

NICKHUN HORVEJKUL. Image from the artist's Facebook page