South Korea

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Miin: Body to Body review – Korean feminism 101
Choreographer Cha Jinyeob’s intimate and at times opaque exploration of womanhood

Lyndsey Winship

26, Jun, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Foetus fronts legal challenge over emissions in South Korea
Lawyers representing 20-week-old foetus allege state is breaching rights of future generations

Isabella Kaminski

24, Jun, 2022 @10:21 AM

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China says anti-missile test not ‘aimed at any country’ despite rising tensions
Ballistic missile interception system trial follows North Korean tests and deployment of US THAAD system in South Korea

Vincent Ni and agencies

20, Jun, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Ramen a leg: noodle prices heat up as wheat supply goes to pot
Floods in China and war in Ukraine cause grain shortage, while strained supply chain adds to squeeze on a staple food for millions

Martin Farrer

16, Jun, 2022 @6:11 AM

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South Korea truckers’ strike threatens to disrupt computer chip production
Stoppage by drivers is preventing the flow of key components in the tech industry and could add to global supply chain problems

Martin Farrer and agencies

14, Jun, 2022 @10:31 PM

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‘Red light … greenlight!’ Netflix shares teaser for Squid Game season two
Streamer confirms hit Korean show’s return as director Hwang Dong-hyuk hints at details in a message to fans

Sian Cain and agencies

13, Jun, 2022 @1:56 AM

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‘Muscles look cooler’: South Korean women reshape idea of beauty
As growing numbers chase ‘geongangmi’ look, critics argue it’s yet another narrow beauty ideal imposed on women

Arian Khameneh in Seoul

10, Jun, 2022 @6:52 PM

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‘It’s like oxygen – it’s everywhere!’ Why Korea is hot for trot, the cheesiest pop imaginable
Known as music for grannies and scorned by fans of K-pop, trot is making a hip comeback – but can this wildly sentimental music ever break out of its home country?

James Balmont in Seoul

08, Jun, 2022 @2:30 PM

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South Korea and US fire eight missiles into sea in show of force to North Korea
Monday morning launches demonstrate ‘capability and readiness to carry out precision strikes’ on regime, a day after it carried out its own launches

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

06, Jun, 2022 @2:16 AM

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North Korea fires ballistic missiles a day after US-South Korean naval drills
Pyongyang’s 18th round of missile tests this year comes after US aircraft carrier leads exercises in the Philippine Sea

Staff and agencies

05, Jun, 2022 @5:50 AM

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Cannes 2022: South Korea scoops record awards haul
Parasite star Song Kang-ho becomes first South Korean male to win an acting prize, while director Park Chan-wook wins for Decision to Leave

Guardian staff and agencies

29, May, 2022 @2:18 AM

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Broker review – Kore-eda gets the tone all wrong in sudsy Korean baby adoption tale
The director of Shoplifters shows naivety in trying to turn two baby kidnappers into lovable rogues. Even Parasite’s Song Kang-ho can’t make it stick

Peter Bradshaw

26, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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