KOO Hee Eon
KOO Hee Eon writes for the Dong-A Ilbo. You can reach her at hawkeye@donga.com.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  9 MIN READ
The ongoing consequences of ineffective sex education in Korean schools.
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An outdoor installation art piece—funded by the government—is causing a brouhaha.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  10 MIN READ
Some Korean restaurants fall short of their matjib claims. Here’s some strategy for your online hunt.
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The musicals and plays to watch in Korea this spring.
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What kind of shows do best on the Korean stage, and why? We look through through recent ticket sales and trends.
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The potential of Korean web comics for television and cinema is fast being realized. But there are teething problems.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  13 MIN READ
Time travel is fast becoming a staple element of Korean historical dramas. But sci-fi this is not. Our writer, from the Dong-A Ilbo, examines a case in point: Saimdang: Light’s Diary.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  18 MIN READ
Kim Eunsook is one of Korea’s most influential television screenwriters. Her early hits include Secret Garden and Lovers in Paris, which was watched by over half of the nation. And her latest—Descendants of the Sun and Goblin—were popular internationally too. Here, Koo Hee Eon from the Dong-A Ilbo traces the evolution of a key factor: Kim’s female leads.