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BMW’s China Venture Expects 2017 Sales Rise of 20 percent

China's auto market, the world's largest, is entering a "tiny growth era", Brilliance Chief Executive Qi Yumin said at the briefing. He estimated the overall market would grow more than 5 percent.

North Korean TV: Murderous Catholics, Glorious Korean Leaders and More – Watch for Yourself

For those curious about the propaganda branding campaign of the Kim Dynasty, someone has uploaded an hour of North Korean TV on YouTube and it's quite an interesting watch --at once "rousing, patriotic, and grim."

Q&A: Hugh Kim, YouTube Korea Content Partnership Manager, The Guy that Supercharges Your Channel

YouTube Content Partnership Manager Hugh Kim (김범휴) talks about the future of user generated content, and the popularity of 'mukbang' channels where people do nothing but eat.

Beauty and the Beast Sells 67% of All Movie Tickets Sold in Korea Over the Weekend

Koreans have no qualms with Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" controversy. This past weekend the film captured 67 percent of all ticket sales nationwide.

Band-Aid Korea Recreates Robert Kelly BBC Interview for Parody Ad – Korean People ‘Need Healing’

Band-Aid in Korea has been quick to climb aboard for a ride on the Robert Kelly and family viral tide by releasing an ad parodying the world's most famous viral family and their 15 minutes of super stardom.

AdFest Unveils its Animation by Dentsu Tokyo inspired by the roots of plants

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary and 20 years of diversity at AdFest, Dentsu Inc. Tokyo has created new animation.

Twitter’s Steven Kalifowitz and Stories Tomoya Suzuki Represent Asia on Cannes Entertainment Lion Jury

Lions Entertainment has today announced the jury members who will judge the Entertainment Lions and the Entertainment Lions for Music awards at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Ad Stars Names Suthisak Sucharittanonta to Executive Jury for 2017

Renowned Thai creative and Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of BBDO Bangkok, Suthisak Sucharittanonta, has been named as an Executive Judge for this year's Ad Stars in South Korea.

Samsung Head Has Case Reassigned over Concerns with Judges Connection to Case

A South Korean court said on Friday it has reassigned Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee's bribery trial to another judge, following questions about the previous judge's connection to a woman Lee is accused of bribing.

Ad Stars Deadline for ‘New Stars’ Creatives Under 30 set for May 31

Ad Stars is now inviting creative professionals aged under-30 to apply to take part in the 2016 “New Stars AD competition" in Busan, Korea.

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