Culture from the Far East: Why is South Korea’s culture so popular in the West right now?

Whether fashion, music or film: South Korean culture is becoming more and more popular in the West. Series like “Squid Game” or bands like BTS inspire an audience of millions. Why is that only? Nine years ago, in mid-July 2012, a slightly overweight man with a black gel mat and sunglasses published a song on … Read more

Presenting Gay Superheroes, Eternals Expelled from the Middle East : Okezone Celebrity

THE ANGELS – latest Marvel movies, Eternals has reportedly been pulled from theaters in several Middle Eastern countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait. The trigger, because the film presents a gay superhero named Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry). Launch LA Times, Sunday (11/05/2021), the decision not to show the film in theaters was taken … Read more

Who really deserves the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor? – Such a Middle East

While the recent award of the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor to Angela Merkel is unanimous, the distinction thus granted by President Macron to his Egyptian counterpart continues to fuel controversy. Press conference at the Elysee Palace of the French and Egyptian presidents, December 7, 2020 (Pool / Reuters) There are decorations which … Read more

Truth and Lies About Tarantino in Israel – Such a Middle East

The installation of Quentin Tarantino in Israel, where his first child was born in 2020, is fueling the wildest rumors. Quentin Tarantino and his wife, Israeli supermodel Daniella Pick, in January 2020 (Amir Meiri) It was shortly after his wedding in Beverley Hills to Daniella Pick, in November 2018, that Quentin Tarantino decided to settle … Read more

In the East End of London, the first time of Hilton’s Canopy brand in the United Kingdom

Canopy by Hilton London City is the name of the first address of the US group’s lifestyle brand in the United Kingdom. Located within the luxurious Minories, close to Aldgate station, this is a 340-room eco-friendly property, aiming to become the go-to design lover in London’s East End After the opening of the Canopy by … Read more

Don’t Want to Imprison Rizky Billar, What’s the Reason for Mila Macheasy to Visit the East Java Police? : Okezone Celebrity

JAKARTA – A netizen named Mila Machcepat apparently visited the East Java Regional Police to discuss the planned police report against Rizky Billiards and Lesti Kejora. “We are consulting regarding which article we will apply to report Billar’s brother,” said Mila’s attorney, Edi Prastio in a virtual press conference, Friday (1/10/2021). From the results of … Read more

East Germany’s rural areas: What shapes the election campaign in the East

Reportage Status: 23.09.2021 5:49 p.m. In the structurally weak regions of eastern Germany, the AfD achieved its best results in the 2017 federal election. The shock had an effect as far as Berlin. What has changed since then? A report by Thomas Vorreyer, MDR Monday, 5:28 p.m., Berlin Central Station: The CDU member of the … Read more

27 billion for a century of Total in Iraq – Un si Middle East

It was in Iraq that the Compagnie française des pétroles, ancestor of TotalEnergies, was launched in 1924, which has just signed contracts with Baghdad with a cumulative value of 27 billion dollars. The CEO of TotalEnergies (left) and Iraqi Oil Minister (right) signing a series of contracts on September 5 in Baghdad in front of … Read more

The Afghan turning point of the Islamic State organization – Un si Middle East

Eight years after its founding in Syria, it is in Afghanistan that the jihadist organization has just inflicted its heaviest losses on the American army. A Taliban on duty on August 27 at the site of the attack carried out the day before in Kabul by the Afghan branch of ISIS (Walid Kohsar, AFP) The … Read more

In Poland, the refugee crisis in the east revives the migration debate

Polish soldiers erect a fence on the border between Poland and Belarus, near the village of Nomiki, Poland on August 26, 2021. KACPER PEMPEL / REUTERS An emblematic figure of the anti-communist opposition, calling the Polish border guards a “Pack of dogs”, and causing an almost general outcry, a member of the largest opposition party … Read more