BTS performed in 13 countries on their recent world tour – but China wasn’t one of them. Photo: AP

Will BTS ever perform in China? How K-pop and Korean culture is being kept out of Asia’s largest market

K-pop, K-drama and ‘hallyu’ pop culture has taken the globe by storm in 2019, but next-door neighbour China tightly restricts Korean artists’ access – do recent visits by Winner, Got7 and Seventeen suggest thawing diplomatic relations?

Topic |   South Korea
BTS performed in 13 countries on their recent world tour – but China wasn’t one of them. Photo: AP
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