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The Sex Scandals Shaking K-Pop And A Reckoning Over How South Korea Regards Women : NPR
Elise Hu. The former pop idol was there to undergo police questioning over charges of supplying prostitution services. A total of four Korean entertainers have abruptly retired from the industry this week, in a widening scandal linking the glossy world of K-pop with a series of seedy sex crimes. The biggest players — Seungri, of the influential all-male group Big Bang, and the year-old singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young — have both apologized to the public for their involvement in twin, interlocking cases of exploitation of women. To catch you up:
The Sex Scandals Shaking K-Pop And A Reckoning Over How South Korea Regards Women
His policy of improving ties with North Korea has stalled. His economy has slowed, and antigovernment protests in Seoul have grown. Amid such setbacks, it might seem unwise for Mr. Moon to take on another huge external challenge: But Mr.
Just about everybody who works there is male. Crusty engineers, mostly in their 40s and dressed in matching dark jackets and black pants, hover over its production lines in a factory outside Seoul, or work at nearby desks. The sole exception is one young women, who deferentially bows her head as a senior manager directs her into a meeting room. But at this start-up, looks can be deceiving. The lone woman, Park Hye-rin, is the boss.