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Netflix’s Squid Game Breaks Records with 111 Million Views in a Month

Netflix's Korean TV series Squid Game is now officially a worldwide phenomenon, having surpassed 111 million views. In just one month, the dystopian series has easily surpassed Bridgerton, holder of the TV platform's previous record. Mixing social allegory and extreme...

“Squid Game” English Subtitles Change Meaning of Netflix Series

The Korean-language television drama Squid Game's "botched" English subtitles have changed the Netflix show's meaning for English-speaking viewers, according to many fans. The popular Netflix sci-fi series was released worldwide last month and is on track to beat "Bridgerton" to...

Greek Club Signs South Korean Volleyball Players Accused of Bullying

The Greek club PAOK Salonika signed twin South Korean volleyball players Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong, earlier this week. The twins have been banned by their former club and the Korean national team after accusations of bullying. The twins enjoyed...

South Koreans Urged to Stop Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has spoken out against the practice of eating dog meat. The President is even considering banning the dish entirely. Eating dog meat has been a part of the country's culinary tradition for many generations, and...

Korean Boyband BTS Inspired by Iconic Ancient Greek Mythology

K-pop, or Korean popular music, has grown from a South Korean national obsession to a bonafide cultural export that has created legions of fans across the entire world. The K-pop boyband BTS has quickly become one of the most...

Koreans Sing Greek Song in Popular TV Talent Show

The Greek song "Ti Pathos" (What Passion) by Giorgos Dalaras, with lyrics and music by Dimitris Lagios from Zakynthos, was chosen by two contestants in popular South Korean TV talent show. The two contestants, Hwang Geon-ha and Ko Young-Yeol, participated...

How Will The Coronavirus Affect The Megacities Of The World?

If you don’t live in one of the gigantic megacities dotted around our globe you might imagine them to resemble a zombie film right now, where all the citizens have fled to the safer rural areas, and their many...

Greece's Kristian Gkolomeev Wins Silver Medal in World Swimming Championships

Kristian Gkolomeev won the silver medal in the 50m freestyle finals in South Korea, where the World Swimming Championships are taking place. Gkolomeev came second, following Caeleb Dressel from the US who finished first. Gkolomeev shared the silver medal with Brazil's...

“Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” Exhibit Opens in Seoul

An exhibit featuring more than 350 ancient Greek artifacts opened at the Seoul Arts Center's Hangaram Museum in the Korean capital on Wednesday. Titled “The Greeks, From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great,” the exhibition will be open until September 15,...

Hundreds of Greek Artifacts to Be Exhibited in Korea for the First Time

South Korea's capital city of Seoul will receive for very the first time, hundreds of artifacts from ancient Greece for a unique exhibition which will open on Wednesday, June 5. The exhibition, called ''The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great''...