South Korea retaliates with a Big Bang against the North

South Korean soldiers removing the camouflage as the loudspeakers were put to work again at the border yesterday. Seoul broadcast K-pop songs such as Bang, Bang, Bang by the group Big Bang and propaganda messages aimed at the North in retaliation aga
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South Korean soldiers removing the camouflage as the loudspeakers were put to work again at the border yesterday.

Seoul broadcast K-pop songs such as Bang, Bang, Bang by the group Big Bang and propaganda messages aimed at the North in retaliation against the North's nuclear test on Wednesday.

The loudspeakers had been turned off since Aug 25 last year as part of a deal to ease tensions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 09, 2016, with the headline 'South Korea retaliates with a Big Bang against the North'. Print Edition | Subscribe