South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA
South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Hong Kong’s links with Korea haven’t always been as happy-go-lucky as its K-pop obsession

  • The connection dates goes back to Japan’s pre-war militaristic expansion in East Asia
  • Some of the most brutal guards in Hong Kong’s prison camps are now known to have been Korean

South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA
South Korean boy band BTS, one of the country’s most beloved K-pop exports. Photo: EPA
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