Misty Harber

The top 31 chaebols, including LG and Hyundai, made 66 per cent of all South Korea’s exports in 2018 – but TV dramas aside, who are the country’s wealthiest, and most eligible, heirs?

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K-pop trainees go through rigorous preparation, lasting from 3 to 7 years before they appear on stage, during which time they spend 24 hours a day living with team members in a restricted environment

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While fans mourn the troubled f(x) singer, many Koreans continue to criticise Sulli’s ‘shameful’ behaviour – it’s time for K-pop’s big agencies to start caring about the mental health of the stars they churn out

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