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Chinese authorities to prohibit K-Pop artists' activities in China?

By jubilantj   Monday, August 1, 2016   161,807   13,183   457
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Diplomatic tensions between China and South Korea reached a new high following the July 8 announcement from the U.S. forces and the South Korean Defense Ministry. 


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The announcement revealed the South Korean Defense Ministry and the U.S. forces' decision to deploy THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), a missile defense system that could defend against North Korea's nuclear weapons. However, China is strongly opposed to this decision as they are uncomfortable with the proximity of such a high-tech system being deployed so close to their nation's borders. It is unclear whether South Korea will take steps to assuage these concerns from China. 


What's more, this recent decision has had a negative impact on Korean entertainment as well. According to a statement by China's General Office of Television Broadcasting, there will be prohibitive measures against K-Pop artists' activities in China. This will severely limit the scope of K-pop artists' promotions and endorsements as they will be prohibited to hold activities and concerts with more than 10,000 people in attendance. 


If these constraints happen, the future activities of numerous K-Pop artists in China could be in jeopardy. 

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    nite0wl (Banned) Saturday, August 6, 2016

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    ovosound Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    not surprising. just like restrictions on how much foreign idols can promote in korea . or work hour restriction in western country for student visa. another factor is probably they are trying to promote home grown industry by limiting. either way you can't really prevent kpop influence as long as kpop quality of work remains. the only thing they can limit is fan meetings and concerts but it might actually be beneficial for korean since it will boast kpop travel industry in korea.

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    Yougotmeathello Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    I'm sorry but political disputes should not be intertwined with the entertainment industry in the first place..why do artist and fans have to become the victim in a problem they didn't even create

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    BigBlueagain Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    This isn't the first time that the PRoC has limited the exposure of its citizens to "outside influences". They did the same thing when HOT first became popular over there. They've stolen enough from the Korean entertainment industry that they probably feel they can have a go at it themselves. The only way they'll pull it off is if they "limit" Pop, KPop and JPop influences.

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    Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    LOL. Guys, especially chinese ppl, DO NOT get confused that China is a main market of K-POP. K-pop, K-drama and even K-movie was borned and have grown up in Korea, not foreign market. Before Hallyu started, K-entertainment quality was good and have continually developed in Korea, not China, not foregin countries. Some guys said that Korea is a small country. Yeah, it has a small area, but has 50million people and the 11~13th GDP market of the world. That is, for Koreans, their domestic market is enough to develop K-entertainment, and they are really not interested in K-pop's effect in Global market. Rather, Koreans even don't like that the number of chinese fans is growing. And, the most important thing is that absolutely many Koreans(maybe including K-entertainment artists and workers) don't believe Hallyu phenomenon. They think it is just excessively exaggerated by Korean media, so the global market is not as important for them as Korean media exaggerates. In conclusion, whatever happens in China, related to K-artists, K-entertaiment will continually exist and be developed, and Koreans will still enjoy their culture. So, please DO NOT say fucking 'at least a half of K-artists will starve to death by Chinese government pressure'.

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    Sakura_Harano Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    If that's true, why do they venture to other places.

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    BigBlueagain Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Wrong: The Ministry of Culture has invested huge amounts of government money into programs in colleges and universities and on trade negotiations with other governments to ensure that they Hallyu wave happened and continued. The RoK KNOWS that the Hallyu wave is dependent on foreign markets to sustain itself. All this was put into motion after the market collapse in Asia back in 97.

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    Hopeisgood Sakura_Harano Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    So, Global artists like Muse, Jason Mraz, MIKA, Maroon5, etc. don't have concerts or do activities in other places? Yeah, as you said, it is just global business to earn money 'more'. The reason why I said above, is that some chinese or guys in this website said as if K-artists will lose their jobs or 'starve to death' by Chinese gonvernment's pressure. It's ridiculous. Of course, many artists earn much money in China, but it's really ridiculous that K-artists or K-entertainment will be in jeopardy or be destroyed by this political event.

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    Hopeisgood BigBlueagain Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    /BigBlueagain LOL. Korea economy is not as small as you think. And, Many other foreign government put their budget to grow their culuture. Do you believe that K-culture grew up by only goverment support? As a fomer mininster said that K-culture dramatically grew up by not 'government' but 'private section'. In K-culture, actually, government' role is not as big as you think. And, do you really believe 'Hallyu wave'? As a Korean, I don't believe it. It's just illusion produced by Korean media. So, foreign market is not big part of K-entertainment.

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    DuhArmyAsian Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Totally agree! (Y) Also Japan became a much more important market for Kpop than China. That's why idols have many songs in Japanese.

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    Sakura_Harano Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    You can't really compared global stars to Korean ones. American stars are popular worldwide or really anything in Hollywood (movies, tv shows, etc).

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    Hopeisgood Sakura_Harano Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Whay do you mean? I gave a example of global stars for saying 'the purpose of artists' activities in other places'. Activieties in foregin places is not more that just earning 'more' money. What I wanna say, is that even though chinese government pressured K-artists or actors, they will not 'starve to death' as some chinese or guys said. Okay?

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    papparazi Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    If that's true , why so many kpop artist go to japan to debut ?

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    Sakura_Harano Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    But I'm sure those who have a bigger following in China than they do in Korea will have some setbacks.

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    Hopeisgood papparazi Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Haha. So many K-pop artists? who? Bigbang? SNSD? 2NE1? TWICE? G-Friend? They already pre-debut in Korea, and as i said above, it's just earning fucking 'more' money... please DO NOT confused that China or Jpan is main market of K-pop artists. And, in case of some kpop artists who first debut in Japan, Koreans don't know them at all. And, they don't call them K-pop artist. I think they are j-pop artists. Also, you missed the main point of my words... I say again. The reason why I said above, is that K-artists or actors will not fucking 'starve to death' by Chinese government pressure. Understand? and r u japananese?

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    megamanx Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    But you have to realize a good portion of their money comes from foreign countries. Big Bang was first to enter Forbes Top 100 celebrity earnings list with $44 million earnings. You know where nearly half of those earnings ($20 million) came from? It's from concerts and fan events held in China and Japan.

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    1Minoz papparazi Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Extra money for them. If China's market is more important than Korean, SM would invested more money to EXO-M than EXO-K, but it wasn't the case based on what Luhan claimed. And Forbes said majority of Big Bang's 40 mil income still came from Korea. Chinese fans help with the voting but for money, Japanese fans still give more money as you can see TVXQ and 2pm are bread winners for their agencies despite the lack of popularity in Korea and China.

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    Hopeisgood megamanx Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Really? Bigbang fucking wow... I didn't know that. Okay. But, you have to also realize that Bigbang and Exo are special cases. Bascially, my opinion is that 'Hallyu' deosn't spread as worldwide as Korean media said. And, I say again. My main point was that [[ K-artists, actors, entertaiment will not be as in serious jeopardy as some chinese or guys said 'they starve

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    Hopeisgood Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    + 'they starve to death' just by chinese government's pressure.

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    DuhArmyAsian Hopeisgood Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Exactly! Only some idol groups are going overseas to spread the Hallyu Wave. The majority of Kpop artists only do their job in Korea. I've noticed that a lot of international fans don't even know half of all these Kpop artists. They think Kpop is only about idol groups. The majority are actually Ballad singers.

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    BigBlueagain Hopeisgood Thursday, August 4, 2016

    Name me on KPop act that has lasted more than 5 years without promoting abroad. Just one.

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    BigBlueagain Monday, August 8, 2016

    Well kaeil007, you can downvote like a bitch but you can't answer a simple question. Thanks for proving me right, again.

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    juanpcchicken Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    HAHAHAHHAHA! CHINA. LOL

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    cnrrnj Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    I think, One of the reasons that popular korea wave in Asia...The height is higher and large body~18 years~28 years Man, Average heightS, KOREA - 5 feet 9inch (176cm), CHINA - 5 feet 2 (165cm), JAPAN - 5 feet 4.5inch (165.5cm), Thailand,Vietnam Etc. Southeast Asia - 5 feet 2.5 inch (159.5cm)

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    tteokbokkiiii Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    what's going to happen with Lay from EXO?

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    JustKJC_Poppin Tuesday, August 2, 2016



    Ok limiting K-pop activities was a bit of an overreaction from China but I can see why they are scared though. But this is HUGELY gonna affect the k-pop marketing, korea is a small country, we all know that, their major market was China. All stars like T-ara who were band in korea could live off of what they make in China but I think so politics is really taking a major toll on kpop.

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