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On Assignment: Korea Tourism, Gangnam Style (Dec. 7)i
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December 07, 2012 1:04 PM
The South Korean pop song and music video “Gangnam Style” has gone viral. With hundreds of millions of views on Youtube, Gangnam Style has quickly become the most-viewed web video of all time. And that success has not gone unnoticed by the South Korean tourism industry. VOA Korean Service reporter Jeewon Lee explains.

On Assignment: Korea Tourism, Gangnam Style (Dec. 7)

Published December 07, 2012

The South Korean pop song and music video “Gangnam Style” has gone viral. With hundreds of millions of views on Youtube, Gangnam Style has quickly become the most-viewed web video of all time. And that success has not gone unnoticed by the South Korean tourism industry. VOA Korean Service reporter Jeewon Lee explains.

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