We bring you some updates to the Burning Sun controversy, the tale of Park Yoochun’s expulsion from his agency, our anticipation of Ji Chang-wook’s next project, and some discussions of Korean multiculturalism. Plus the new dramas of May and what we expect from them!
(00:10:53 – We move on from the Burning Sun update to other news.)
Listen to it right here:
1. Burning Sun update, translated by The Korean: https://twitter.com/AskAKorean/status/1120731744720826369
2. A thread about the long history of sex trafficking in Korea and its roots in foreign occupation, first by Japan and then the US https://twitter.com/intewig/status/1120854717884555264
3. Two allegations of group sexual assault by JJY, CJH and others https://www.soompi.com/article/1319396wpp/channel-a-details-suspected-sexual-assault-jung-joon-young-choi-jong-hoon-group-chatroom
4. Park Yoochun expelled from agency: https://www.soompi.com/article/1319722wpp/park-yoochuns-agency-terminates-his-contract-says-he-will-retire
5. Racist Korean restaurants in India: https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/no-entry-indians-restaurant-andhra-only-south-koreans-claims-staff-77970
6. Korean resistance to refugees: https://www.koreaexpose.com/south-korea-xenophobia-shows-itself-yemen-refugees-situation/
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