K-pop stars, K-pop dramas hit by anti-China sentiment in South Korea

(From left) Victoria Song of K-pop girl group f(x), Xiao Jun and Kun of K-pop boy group WayV.
(From left) Victoria Song of K-pop girl group f(x), Xiao Jun and Kun of K-pop boy group WayV.PHOTOS: VICTORIA SONG/INSTAGRAM, KUN & XIAOJUN/INSTAGRAM

They are not Koreans but found fame as K-pop stars - products of a trend as it went global.

South Korean entertainment agencies had roped in talent from neighbouring countries such as China, Japan and Thailand in a bid to appeal to the wider international market.

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