Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Topic: Korea

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.

Haryana IAS officers look to woo Korean investors over a game of golf this Friday

The Haryana government has organised India-Korea Golf Meet in Gurugram on 19 July to discuss investment opportunities with top CEOs from the country.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.