South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korea

For some South Korean live-streamers, the coronavirus pandemic has brought fame and fortune

  • Kim Min-kyo plays video games for up to 15 hours a day and his income has grown to about US$50,000 per month
  • There is regular controversy in South Korea over a lack of regulation, from undisclosed product promotion to ‘lewd’ behaviour

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korean gamer Kim Min-kyo streaming computer games at his home near Anyang south of Seoul. Photo: AFP
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