Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Korea

Beyond K-Pop, watch Single’s Inferno to truly understand Korea’s dark beauty standards

Deer or puppy – how does your face look? Single’s Inferno shows why Korean beauty standards have landed in soup.

Netflix needs new subscribers. It’s hoping to ride ‘Squid Game’-led Korean surge

Investors expect Netflix to continue its track record of adding 20 mn or so customers each year. To do so, Asia Pacific represents its greatest growth opportunity.

Security in Indo-Pacific is not a simple affair. AUKUS, China missile, and Taiwan prove that

Indo-Pacific security is a dangerous affair. The single-most significant strategic development in the past two decades has been China's ‘area access denial’.

‘Manike Mage Hithe’ marks the ‘soft power’ of cultural exchange between Sri Lanka and India

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Lebanon kicks off vaccination, New Zealand no longer virus-free & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Indians have a new K in their lives. Not Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor but Korean culture factory

K-pop, K-dramas, K-beauty — 2020 became the year India embraced the soft power of Korea.

How to reopen a country in lockdown? US looks to South Korea, Vienna for ideas

Experts have warned that reopening the US too quickly risks sparking a fresh wave of the outbreak, possibly leading to another, even more damaging shutdown.

Covid created another loss — of trust between people and with organisations like WHO, UN

China’s pernicious surveillance practices now inform the national containment strategy of many democratic nations in Covid-19 fight. It is destroying public trust.

Coronavirus could be ‘reactivating’ in cured patients, Korean CDC says

Rather than being infected again, virus may have been reactivated in cured patients as they tested positive again shortly after release from quarantine.

Man dies of hantavirus in China — what is this virus and how it spreads

Chinese state-run Global Times reported that a person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus Monday.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.