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Reporter : Lee Min-young
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 10:15
[VIDEO] Emptied streets after tragic Halloween night in Itaewon
A day after the deadly accident in Itaewon, the area has been cordoned off by police tape, and personal belongings of victims were scattered along the edges of an alley in Seoul's Itaewon on Sunday afternoon, where hundreds of people celebrating Halloween were crushed together the night before.
[VIDEO] Halloween night ends in deadly nightmare in Itaewon
At least 153 people have been killed with 133 others injured in a deadly stampede in Seoul's Itaewon district, as huge crowds of partygoers stampeded at late-night Halloween celebrations, fire authorities said Sunday. The accident took place Saturday night in a narrow downhill alley near Hamilton Hotel in the famous nightlife district after a throng of partygoers flooded into...
Jin of BTS to fulfill mandatory military service from end of this year
Jin, the oldest member of K-pop juggernaut BTS, will begin his compulsory military duty soon, the group's agency, Big Hit Music, said, Monday. The announcement comes amid ongoing discussions at the National Assembly on revising the Military Service Act to exempt the seven members of the boy band from military service to recognize their contribution to the country's culture in...
Barbers take their talent to world competitions
With the increase in high-quality hairdressers, Korea’s old-school barbershops, or “yibalso” in Korean, became far less prevalent in the nineteen eighties. However, more traditional men’s haircutting and beard-trimming services are finding new popularity here in the form of trendy but retro barbershops.
K-pop singers declare war on internet trolls
Chinese Canadian K-pop singer Henry Lau's agency Monster Entertainment said Thursday that it will take strong legal action against anyone who distorts the truth, spreads malicious rumors and defames its artist.
Expert say mystery girl on TV is Kim Jong-un's secret daughter
The alleged daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could have been unveiled for the first time at a national event, according to experts in China. The girl, tentatively identified as Kim Ju-ae, is believed to have appeared on stage at North Korea’s National Day celebrations earlier this month.
Dogs starved, abused by dog groomer
A dog groomer in her 20s is suspected of illegally fostering dogs and neglecting them inside her home. Earlier in May, CARE received a report that four to five dogs were being neglected at a home in Incheon’s Michuhol District, where the dogs were confined in unsanitary and inhumane conditions.
'Squid Game' heralds new era in global entertainment industry
Everything "Squid Game" has achieved at the Emmy Awards is a first: the first Korean, the first Asian and the first non-English performing actor, director and series to be nominated and clinch awards. Actor Lee Jung-jae was named best lead actor at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards held in Los Angeles on Monday (local time), becoming the first Korean, the first person of an Asia...
Heroes, heart-wrenching stories go viral after Typhoon Hinnamnor
Typhoon Hinnamnor wreaked havoc on the nation's southern region, toppling trees and flooding homes. As of Wednesday evening, 11 people were dead and one remains missing. As the rescue efforts continued, both heart-warming and heart-wrenching stories have caught the public's attention.
Can a 19-year-old student relate to a single mom who had a baby at 19?
Aren't you curious if a 19-year-old student and a single mom and a high school dropout who had her baby boy in the age of 19 can relate to each other despite their completely different circumstances?
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