BBC Considers Launch of Korean Language Service

Proposal cites successes of BBC Burmese service as possible template for a future BBC Korea.
February 11th, 2013

LONDON – A detailed proposal pushing for the creation of a BBC radio service that provides Korean-language programming to both North and South Korea is currently being considered by the British government, despite ongoing budget cuts to the BBC World Service.

“It always comes as a surprise when you tell people that the BBC World

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