After the World War II, the influence of Japan in Korea, ceased. Everything from old Korean temples, to beautiful countryside views - such as the Boseong Green Tea fields within the southern section of the nation - along with other large, metropolitan cities such as Busan. Aside from that, anyone can turn into a Miss Beauty Pageant. The Government was also largely unprepared for the frigid conditions that might soon confront American soldiers sent to battle the Korean War.
Same goes for Miss Taiwan.