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South Korean pop culture taking Asia by storm

South Korean pop stars, including members of the boy band Big Bang, appear at a press conference held by YG Entertainment at a Hong Kong hotel on Dec. 2, 2014.

SEOUL/DALIAN, China -- South Korean entertainment continues to take Asia by storm, with the country's television shows, movies and music finding fans everywhere from China and Japan to Indonesia and Singapore.

     This success has sown the seeds of competition: Countries and companies looking to grab a share of the pop culture spoils are taking a page from South Korea and launching their own creative blitzes.

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