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  1. Celebrities in scandal report drop legal action

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-Sung in Seoul A group of top South Korean celebrities has dropped legal action against one of the country's largest advertising firms, launched after a report containing ... Cheil is a giant in South Korea's advertising industry, responsible for a large proportion of advertisements made in the country. ...

  2. Director's colourful life competed with his cinematic creations

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the circumstances that led to one of South Korea's leading directors spending years in the communist country at the height of the cold war. The public version is that Shin was kidnapped in 1978, six ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Shin Sang-ok, one of the pioneers of South Korean film whose dramatic life, including abduction to North Korea, competed with events he depicted on celluloid, died ...

  3. Off the boil

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Russell

    ... Korea last year that didn't lose money, according to a report by the Korean Film Council, a government-run movie promotion body in Seoul. 'Things have not progressed,' says Kevin ... US$216 million to US$1.08 billion, transforming South Korea from a cinema also-ran into the world's fifth-largest film market. The growth in the domestic industry was even stronger, ...

  4. Middle age hits equities

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in demand for equities and in equities valuations. Other emerging markets that have already passed their own middle-age peaks are South Korea, Thailand and Chile. ... If equities have a life cycle, growth in equity valuations in China is set to slow in the next few decades, 'ageing' in line with the country's population. The 'life ...

  5. Claim to frame

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... not just for the past year but also the next one, it seems the conglomerates have little to shout about. Kofic figures show only 30 to 35 films being made in South Korea this year- a sharp decline ... there was some relief for the festival's organisers. Although the industry bemoaned the lack of wheeling and dealing, ordinary festival-goers' enthusiasm for South Korea's flagship ...

  6. Hollywood East

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... news brings to seven the number of high-profile suicides in the country's entertainment industry since last year. On October 2, it was reported actress Choi Jin-sil hung herself in her ... South Korea was rocked again by the demise of notable personality Jang Chae-won. Only 26, Jang gained infamy last year on a game show- the same show on which she had appeared three years earlier ...

  7. Voice for the silenced

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Salmon It might have shocked South Koreans and ignited a searing controversy in the country, but Silenced has yet to bring closure to the victims of the sex crimes the film so ... in September. It was No1 in South Korea's box office for four weeks, won more than four million viewers, and was specially screened for President Lee Myung-bak. 'The film is about a shocking ...

  8. Film studies: Benny Lau

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... port city's annual film festival to present his directorial debut, a short film entitled Mr Right. And he knows the difference it makes to be a filmmaker in South Korea: he was a radio host reporting on the film festival just three years ago, and a decade ago had never heard of the event, nor of the rise of the country's film industry. A first-time director Lau may ...

  9. Man, what a Lady

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... positive aspect to Lady is that it demonstrates how far South Korea has moved from its rigid and stifling Confucian ideals. So much so, that powerful music agents decided people were ready ... Khang Hyun-sung, SEOUL In these days of good-looking but often breathtakingly talentless manufactured boy/girl bands, South Korean musicmakers have given new meaning to the concept ...

  10. South Korea urged to ease its film quota system

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul The Korea Fair Trade Commission's chairman has called for an easing of South Korea's screen quota system, which requires domestic cinemas to show locally ... to a bilateral investment treaty between South Korea and its major trading partner, the US. Earlier this week, the chairman of one of South Korea's largest trade bodies, the Korea International ...




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