Talent shows and auditions have long been a TV staple, only to become marred in controversy in recent years. But the genre may be winning back favor with its Korean audience by its injection of all things Korean, writes Nemo Kim.
So much of life is conducted via smartphones in Korea and digital technology has helped Koreans cope with the pandemic. Asia Society Korea Senior Contributor Matthew Fennell sheds light on those who may be left behind.
Asia Society Korea interviewed Sean Sea-Yeon Kim, Asia 21 Korea Chapter Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Chorokbaem Media, to discuss South Korea's entertainment industry from music to drama.
Among the plans to improve any given city's livability is an increased rollout of public transit — additional miles of bus lanes and subway lines. Asia Society Korea spotlights Seoul's bus network touted for its technology and innovation.
Real estate is a sensitive socioeconomic issue everywhere, but in Seoul it's explosive. Asia Society Korea spotlights South Korea's housing market and introduces its unique housing rental system known as 'jeonse.'
Asia Society Korea and Asia Society Southern California co-hosted a live webinar, discussing the success of global K-pop superstars like BTS, the expanding influence of South Korean soft power, and more.
Have you ever seen a big, broad-shape pot at the corner of Joseon's royal palaces? Asia Society Korea introduces deumeu, a traditional fire hydrant used to prevent and fight fires during the Joseon dynasty.
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