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Broadcasting Stations Struggle To Survive From Chinas Ban On Korean Cultural Content
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Broadcasting Stations Struggle To Survive From Chinas Ban On Korean Cultural Content

Broadcasting stations are going through difficult times. Due to the ongoing influence of Chinas ban on Korean cultural content, companies are working to reduce production costs, which involves the cancelation of daily dramas and the use of mid-episode ads.

SBS daily drama Would You Like a Taste? (tentative title) was scheduled to go into filming after Love Is Drop by Drop, but it suddenly foundered last month. The SBS drama department then went on to discontinue daily dramas all together, explaining, Issues like the reduction of the advertisement market and an increase in production costs has led us to make more effective use of our resources. There are rumors that MBC will also discontinue their late night daily dramas starting next year.

Korean High School Kid Gets Tasered After Trying To Fight A Cop
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Korean High School Kid Gets Tasered After Trying To Fight A Cop

A Korean high school student was tasered after trying to fight a cop, and uploaded a lengthy post expressing his resentment.

Video footage shows cops head-locking the student as he continued to talk back to them and push them.

Police received a complaint about a group of high school students loitering at a local park in Osan in the middle of the night, by smoking, drinking alcohol, cursing, and shouting.

The student demands the police to let go of him, but police tell him to stay still.

'K-Pop Star 6' Finale Season Gets Massively High Earnings
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'K-Pop Star 6' Finale Season Gets Massively High Earnings

Reports have just came in saying that "K-pop Star 6" has just got a very massive high rating, after it has wrapped up its final season last April 9. Throughout the many years that it has aired on TV, it has maintained the high ratings that it had every year. This is despite the fact that audition programs are slowly fading away.

According to Soompi, the talent show, "K-pop Star 6", has earned a whopping 30 billion won, which when converted to U.S. dollars, is $26.4 million. What makes the stats really impressive is that the earnings were only from the TV commercials that it had for its sixth and final season.

[MV & Album Review] TEEN TOP - 'High Five / Love Is'
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[MV & Album Review] TEEN TOP - 'High Five / Love Is'

TEEN TOP comes back as a quintet to give their fans a 'High Five.' Joe.L's departure was an emotional affair for the band, but they pulled it together for a 2017 comeback. Not only that, but they offer up 11 tracks for your perusal. 

"Origin," like 99% of intro tunes, has echoes of the title track. Specifically Niel's falsetto. The rest is some odd electronic mashup that I'm guessing was meant to sound somewhat romantic. It's okay as intro tracks go, but hardly the highlight of the album.

These Robots Are Becoming A Part Of Korean Peoples Everyday Lives
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These Robots Are Becoming A Part Of Korean Peoples Everyday Lives

As technology becomes more and more advanced, living your everyday life becomes simpler, and this new robot is exactly the reason why.

Welcome to the 21st century world where all of the advancements in technology are created for all human beings to easily enjoy, and the latest inventions are all making life just a little easier.

The world has been experiencing many changes that greatly benefit peoples every day lives and the companies LG, Samsung, and Hyundai were some of the major players that created electronic devices that did just that; however, there is a new name on the block, and they may be reshaping how we live our lives in ways youd never imagine.