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On Tuesday (August 15), Lionsgate announced that it will be opening its first branded outdoor theme park at Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea. [...] In a statement, Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer said: "We're pleased to partner with our friends at Landing International, one of Asia's premier developers, on our first branded outdoor theme park and one of our largest and most exciting location-based entertainment destinations.

As escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula occupy center stage, a team of South Korean pop singers, a Grammy award-winning songwriting duo, and internationally known recording artists want to steal the limelight away from missile threats.

Jeffrey Robertson discusses the importance of embassy websites in addition to social media.

The semi-governmental forum will run from Aug. 16-17, led by South Korea's public diplomacy envoy Park Enna and former Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing. The countries' leaders agreed to institute the conference during a summit in 2013 as part of efforts to promote mutual understanding between the neighbors' populations.

Fourth of July

Finish July off strong with these top announcements, blogs, and PD Hub features.

Taiwanese eats are a key part of the country's soft power in Asia, and this is never any truer than it is for South Koreans. Tourists from the country are easy to spot in every Carrefour, filling their baskets with local snacks. Chief among them are pineapple cakes, the buttery pastry filled with sweet pineapple-flavored jam that may or may not contain actual pineapple.

A Te Arawa cultural group will perform in front hundreds of thousands of people at two festivals in Korea this week. Then in December, Korean cultural performers will take the stage at Rotorua's first Mudtopia Festival. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry said the two cultural exchanges would have cultural and economic benefits for both countries.

Meeting between Moon Jae-in and Vladimir Putin

Olga Krasnyak on how understanding different diplomatic styles is essential to creating a solid relationship. 

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