Seoul: News

19 Sep 2023


TWICE Nayeon's agency to take action against defamation; releases statement

JYP Entertainment has issued a statement regarding the allegations of non-repayment of a loan involving TWICE's Nayeon, clarifying that the ruling has been finalized and has no bearing on her entertainment pursuits.

11 Sep 2023

South Korea

Bullying case: Kim Hieora's agency files lawsuit after conversation leak

South Korean actor Kim Hieora has been in a bit of soup after allegations of bullying in middle school were labeled against her.

08 Sep 2023

North Korea

North Korea touts nuclear-capable submarine, Seoul says 'exaggeration'

North Korea on Friday claimed that it has launched its first operational "tactical nuclear attack submarine," the Hero Kim Kun Ok, after years of development.

17 Jul 2023

South Korea

South Korea: Flood brings devastation, death toll rises to 40

The death toll from days of heavy rainfall in South Korea has risen to 40 as the downpour triggered flash floods and landslides, reported Reuters.

16 Jul 2023

South Korea

South Korea: 33 killed, over 6,000 evacuated amid heavy rains 

At least 33 people died and 22 others sustained injuries in South Korea amid incessant rainfall that has triggered flash floods and landslides across the country, reported Associated Press.

16 Jun 2023


After lawsuit win, all 12 LOONA members are now free

Loona stans, we have the perfect news for the weekend!

15 Jun 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Netflix's 'XO, Kitty' renewed for Season 2

All going gaga over Min-ho, it's your time to rejoice!

13 Jun 2023


Han Hyo-joo's agency slams tax evasion allegations

Popular Korean actor Han Hyo-joo was reported to be evading taxes after the Seoul Regional Tax Office launched an irregular audit regarding the same. In a report by a local media outlet, an additional fee of 60-70 million won was imposed on the actor for underreporting taxes.

31 May 2023


K-pop: SHINee to perform live in Seoul after 6 years

SHINee stans, it's time to assemble and welcome the OG stars on stage!

20 Apr 2023


K-pop star Moonbin (25) found dead; police suspect suicide

In a shocking piece of news, 25-year-old K-pop star Moonbin aka Moon Bin was found dead at his apartment in Seoul on Wednesday. The member of the boy band ASTRO was found unresponsive at his apartment. His death was confirmed by the band's music label Fantagio on Thursday.

06 Dec 2022

North Korea

North Korea fires 130 artillery shells as warning to Seoul

North Korea simultaneously fired around 130 artillery shells into a maritime buffer zone as a warning to the joint US-South Korea military drills conducted along its border.

05 Nov 2022

South Korea

Indonesia: K-pop band's concert stopped after 30 faint in stampede

South Korea's popular K-pop band NCT 127 had to stop their first concert in Indonesia on Friday after nearly 30 people fainted in an apparent stampede during the event.

04 Nov 2022

South Korea

South Korea scrambles jets after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting around 180 North Korean warplanes for over four hours near the northern border, the country's military said on Friday.

02 Nov 2022

North Korea

North Korea fires missiles, South Korea retaliates after 'territorial invasion'

In a first, both North and South Korea fired missiles that landed in each other's waters on Wednesday, reported BBC.

31 Oct 2022


TWICE, TXT, other K-pop groups reschedule releases post Seoul tragedy

Multiple K-pop groups have halted their music releases and comeback promotion schedules in light of the fatal crowd surge that shook Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday (October 29).

30 Oct 2022

South Korea

How the Halloween night horror unfolded on streets of Seoul

Halloween festivities turned into a tragedy in the South Korean capital of Seoul after an uncontrollable crowd triggered a stampede on Saturday night, leaving at least 151 dead and over 100 others injured.

29 Oct 2022

South Korea

South Korea: 151 killed, over 100 injured after Halloween stampede

At least 151 people were killed and over 100 injured in a stampede in the South Korean capital Seoul.

10 May 2022


'KGF: Chapter 2' gets screened in South Korea, fans rejoice

KGF: Chapter 2 has achieved yet another milestone!

21 Jan 2021

South Korea

Death of 16-month-old, abused by adoptive parents, angers South Korea

Last week, a South Korean woman went on trial on the charges of murder and child abuse in Seoul following the death of her 16-month-old adopted daughter.

10 Jul 2020

South Korea

Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

Park Won-soon, the mayor of South Korea's capital Seoul, was found dead after a seven-hour long search, authorities said on Friday.

18 Aug 2019

South Korea

BJP's Shazia Ilmi confronts anti-India protesters in Seoul

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi took on protesters in South Korea's capital Seoul, who were carrying Pakistan's flags and raising anti-India slogans on Friday.

27 Jul 2019

South Korea

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

While most of us would never be able to earn Rs. 55 crore in our lifetime (assuming we even live full lives), a six-year-old has just bought a posh building worth $8 million (Rs. 55 crore)!

24 Oct 2018

South Korea

Prime Minister Narendra Modi honored with Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.

06 Oct 2018


Ben Johnson's 1988 Olympics dope test reports were tampered with

Canadian sprinter Benjamin Johnson was a popular figure in the sporting world and had won the 100m sprint at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games in record time (9.79 seconds).

19 Sep 2018

South Korea

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future", he said today after a summit with the South's Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

26 Aug 2018

South Korea

#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

Interestingly, there are several academies coming up around Seoul, which teach professional gaming to children.

27 Jun 2017


Meet the world's first flexible, walking robot!

Robots! We all have seen them. In this age, everyone knows what they are!