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31 Dec 2022


Confirmed! K-drama star Lee Jong-suk, singer IU are dating

South Korean actor Lee Jong-suk and actor-singer IU, aka Lee Ji-eun, are dating, as per news outlet Dispatch.

30 Dec 2022


Happy birthday BTS V: Looking at his memorable solo songs

One of the most popular and beloved K-pop idols is V, a member of the sensational boy band, BTS.

30 Dec 2022


Decorating cafes to subways; fans prepare for BTS V's birthday

BTS member Kim Taehyung aka V enjoys a massive fan following globally and fans have gone crazy in making the singer's birthday one of a kind.

29 Dec 2022


All about Korean star Song Joong-ki and his rumored girlfriend

South Korean actor Song Joong-ki has been making it to the headlines lately. And it is, in fact, regarding his personal life. The actor recently confirmed he is in a romantic relationship, and the internet could not stop linking him to a British woman named Katy Louise Saunders.

28 Dec 2022


BTS Jin's first photos, videos from military service surface online

Photos of BTS member Jin in military uniform recently surfaced online, sending the ARMY into a frenzy.

27 Dec 2022


South Korea records first death caused by brain-eating amoeba

South Korea registered its first death linked to Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, when a man in his 50s, who recently visited Thailand, died on Wednesday.

27 Dec 2022

United Kingdom

Imported sex dolls are no longer banned in South Korea

South Korea formally lifted a ban on the import of full-body adult sex dolls, Associated Press reported.

23 Dec 2022


K-pop star Chuu's chats with her former agency leaked

Several fans were left disappointed when, in November, Korean entertainment agency BlockBerry Creative removed popular K-pop singer Kim Ji-woo aka Chuu from the girl group LOONA over her alleged misbehavior.

21 Dec 2022

FIFA World Cup

Kim Go-eun dismisses dating rumors with footballer Son Heung-min

It was recently reported that South Korean actor Kim Go-eun and football star Son Heung-min are dating.

14 Dec 2022


BTS composer Bobby Jung imprisoned for illegally filming woman nude

South Korean music composer Bobby Jung aka Jung Dae-wook known for composing for BTS and TXT, has been imprisoned for one year for filming a woman nude without consent, reported by AllKPop.

13 Dec 2022


BTS' Suga may not enlist as an active-duty soldier

BTS fame Suga might not enlist as a soldier on the frontlines for South Korea's mandatory military service. Suga had undergone left shoulder surgery back in 2020, which might not allow him to be a part of the military services. Instead, he will be roped in as a public service worker.

12 Dec 2022


BTS Jin to enlist tomorrow; celebrating his most memorable moments

Jin aka Kim Seok-jin of South Korean megaband BTS will be enlisting in the military on Tuesday (December 13).

07 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 places you cannot miss when visiting South Korea

This small country in eastern Asia has everything that a traveler wants.

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.

03 Dec 2022

Kritika Kamra

All about K-drama 'Signal'; Indian adaptation to star Kritika Karma

Actor Kritika Kamra is all set to play a fierce cop for the first time in K-drama Signal's Indian adaptation.

01 Dec 2022


Ahead of his military service, J-Hope dials Jin from stage

The BTS ARMY was left teary-eyed when J-Hope called up Jin, ahead of the latter's military service. He was performing at the 2022 MAMA Awards in Japan when he gave a surprise to the ARMY by ringing up Jin, who'll join the military in December.

01 Dec 2022


2 held for harassing South Korean woman influencer in Mumbai

The Mumbai Police arrested two youths on Thursday for harassing a South Korean woman while she was live-streaming in the city's Khar West.

29 Nov 2022


K-pop group Loona's Chuu breaks silence on her eviction

South Korean singer Chuu broke her silence and took to Instagram to speak about the ongoing issue with her former girl group Loona.

23 Nov 2022


All you need to know about K-drama 'The King's Affection'

Korean period drama The King's Affection became the first Korean-language series to win an International Emmy award under the Best Novella category. The series is originally named Yeonmo in Korean.

21 Nov 2022

Apple TV Plus

'Pachinko' Season 2 production begins; everything about Apple TV+ show

Pachinko showrunner Soo Hugh posted team dinner photos on Instagram and informed the fans about the commencement of the production of Season 2 recently.

05 Nov 2022


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 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.

1 Nov 2022


Liked '20th Century Girl'? 5 Korean titles with similar endings

Recently, Netflix premiered its latest South Korean original 20th Century Girl and the drama, set in the 1990s, has won over viewers.

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


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: 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.

24 Oct 2022


Jin begins 'The Astronaut' promotions; to appear on 'Running Man'

Jin, the eldest member of the South Korean act BTS, is all set to greet fans with his single The Astronaut.

20 Oct 2022


LE SSERAFIM's Kim Chae-won, Huh Yun-jin injured in car accident

Two members of the K-pop girl group LE SSERAFIM sustained injuries in a car accident on Wednesday.

18 Oct 2022


No exception for BTS from serving in military: What's next?

It was announced on Monday that the members of the K-pop megaband, BTS will serve in the South Korean military.

17 Oct 2022


BTS member Jin to release solo music with 'mystery collaborator'

BTS member Jin has become the latest singer from the South Korean boy band to announce his solo music plans.

11 Oct 2022


BTS's J-Hope reacts to Crush's statement after racist allegations

Recently, South Korean musician Crush faced backlash from fans across the world for allegedly being racist.

05 Oct 2022


BTS's military enlistment decision to come by December: SK minister

Fans of the supergroup BTS have been awaiting a decision from the South Korean government over member Jin's military enlistment issue.

04 Oct 2022

North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, tensions escalate

Japan woke up to a tense picture as North Korea reportedly fired a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile over the island nation on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2022

Red Notice

Terra founder Do Kwon faces heat; Interpol issues red notice

Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, became notorious after his blockchain start-up collapsed and wiped investments to the tune of $40 billion. Interpol has now issued a red notice for the South Korean national.

21 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Learn these basic phrases before visiting these non-English speaking countries

"Not all who wander are lost," they say. However, you actually may if you're traveling to a non-English speaking country without knowing the local language.

07 Sep 2022


A guide to Kim Go-eun's latest Netflix drama 'Little Women'

With popular K-dramas like Extraordinary Attorney Woo and Season 1 of Alchemy of Souls wrapping up on Netflix, Little Women arrived just in time!

02 Sep 2022


Here's why BTS changed venue of 'Yet To Come' concert

Popular K-pop band BTS has changed the venue of its upcoming free in-person concert on October 15 in Busan.

29 Aug 2022


Korean actor Yoo Ju-eun dies by suicide at 27

Korean actor Yoo Ju-eun, who shot to fame through her work in Big Forest, Joseon Survival Period, and Never Twice, has passed away.

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