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South Korea: Women pay for men in Seoul host bars

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South Korea has seen a rise in the number of women seeking paid male company, with a boom in "host bars" over the last decade.

Women can wield a new kind of freedom, and economic power, in the all-night drinking rooms.

Seoul correspondent Lucy Williamson spoke to male host "James" about his work, and how some women may want more than just sex.

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