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BH Playlist: Korean Jazz

BH Playlist: Korean Jazz

Korean music is so much more than K-pop and idol music. This playlist was created to show you a more mature yet still fantastically entertaining genre, Korean Jazz. You might even discover something you love. Let the voices of Winterplay, Kwon Soon-kwan, Kim Mi-jin and more soothe…

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BH Podcast 1: What a Scandal! - 2014 in Review

BH Podcast 1: What a Scandal! - 2014 in Review

This is the first ever episode of the Beyond Hallyu podcast. In this episode we try and make sense of the chaos that was 2014 in K-pop. From the high-profile group member departures (including EXO and Jessica) to the terrible lyrics and music videos (looking at you, Zico…

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Korean government doubles cigarette prices. Will it reduce smoking?

Korean government doubles cigarette prices. Will it reduce smoking?

Image: Like many male office workers, hit drama Misaeng’s Oh Sang Sik is portrayed as a heavy smoker.

Any smokers who live in or have visited Korea will have noticed that Korean cigarettes are very cheap. Or rather, Korean cigarettes were very cheap. In September, the government proposed a…

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