(Photo : YG Entertainment) North Korea will have attracted global worry this week after generatinga large bang in a blast that the country's leadership claimed was once a hydrogen bomb verify (a claim widely disputed by skill of the globalnetworkin accordance with lighter than expected seismic activity, consistent withthe recent York Times).
But come Friday, South Korea had unleashed their own Giant Bang, blasting the K-pop boy band's summer destroy "Bang Bang Bang" at the border thru a mammoth speaker machine as retaliation for Preferrred Leader Kim Jong Un's obviousstrive at a display screen of vitality in his country's northeast coast on the week of his 33rd birthday.
Other Hallyu hits on the South Korean military's playlist integrated Gfriend's unmarried "Me Gustas Tu," and Apink's 2012 tune "Let Us Just Love" written for the South Korean tv comedy series "Protect The Boss," the United Kingdome-newsletter the Dad or mum reports. Viral making a song sensation Lee Ae Ran could also be included in the sonic assault, in conjunction with news reports and panel discussions on human rights, the AP said on Thursday.
"We have decided on a variousvariety of the newest popular hits to make it interesting," a South Korean defense ministry reliablestated at a native press briefing.
The 48-speaker setup becomein the beginning installed at 11 places in the demilitarized zone isolatingthe 2 Koreas back in 2010, after naval infantrymen from the North torpedoed the South's Cheonan warship, killing 46 servicemen. After a tentative agreement was reached, the speakers had fallen silent prior to being fired up back in August following the primary artillery change between the two warring countries in five years.
Big Bang's "Bang Bang Bang," released on June 1, was also the musical weapon of selection for the South Korean executive back then, in step with the web site Koreaboo. The Washington Post reported the 2009 Girls' Generation liberate "Tell Me Your Wish" and Noh Sa Yeon's 1989 hit "Meeting" were also played at the border.
And despite the truth that South Korea's pop-fueled propaganda crusade this week has gained Western media policy featuring reporters' tongues planted firmly in their cheeks, this isn't anyguffawingsubject for the supreme leader, according to senior studies fellow Park Chang Kwon at Seoul's state-funded Korea Institute for protection Analyses.
"Kim Jong Un is just not your conventional dictator," Park told Australian newspaper the Sydney Morning Bring in on Friday.
"He's a god in North Korea and propaganda publicizeselevate questions among North Koreans about that. Broadcasts from South Korea can succeed in deep and some distance into North Korea's society, imbuing the minds of its folks alongsidethe photographs of a unfastenedcountry and hurting the oppressive personality cult."
According to a remarkmade of a South Korean defense ministry official to the government-funded media outlet Yonhap previous this week, the weaponized K-pop approachisn'tanything that nation is taking lightly either.
"If North Korea attacks the loudspeakers, we canin an instant retaliate," he said.
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