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Reporter : Dong Sun-hwa
Sun, August 14, 2022 | 13:40
[REVIEW] 'We finally feel at home': BTS plays first Seoul concert in over 2 years
Among all songs that K-pop behemoth BTS performed during the first leg of its Seoul concert, “BTS Permission to Dance on Stage - Seoul” on Thursday at Olympic Stadium in Jamsil, southeastern Seoul, the group's 2019 release “Home” was the track that best spoke for the seven members.
Why have young Koreans become disillusioned with civil service jobs?
The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a huge blow to the job market in Korea, with numerous companies reducing job openings in order to stay afloat. According to a recent survey conducted by the Federation of Korean Industries, more than 42.1 percent of the top 500 companies in Korea said they have not mapped out recruitment plans for the first half of this year, while 7.9 percent ...
People in cultural fields call on new administration to promote fairness, offer practical support
With Yoon Suk-yeol of the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) being elected as the new president of Korea, people in the fields of culture, art and religion are calling on the new administration to promote fairness and lend more practical support.
MBN's new reality show on teenage parents addresses taboo topic
News that cable channel MBN would launch a new reality show featuring teenage parents stirred debate from the onset, with numerous people expressing concern over the program, as it touches on a taboo subject in Korea.
Korean celebrities donate cash to support war-torn Ukraine
More Korean celebrities are joining the donation spree to support Ukraine as Russia's invasion continues.
From Stray Kids to Red Velvet, K-pop megastars gear up for slew of March releases
In the K-pop universe, strong competition for the top spots on monthly music charts never stops, but the race is going to be hotter than ever in March, with a bunch of prominent stars, such as Stray Kids and Red Velvet, gearing up for their fresh music offerings.
[REVIEW] 'Notre Dame de Paris' captures quintessence of French musical
A Wednesday afternoon is obviously not the most ideal time for people to watch a musical, but yesterday, the Blue Square hall in central Seoul was brimming with theatergoers, who were eager to see the original French production of the musical, “Notre Dame de Paris.”
BTS, aespa, Lang Lee win big at Korean Music Awards
K-pop acts BTS and aespa and folk singer-songwriter Lang Lee took the top honors at the 19th Korean Music Awards (KMA), Tuesday. The KMA is one of the most prestigious music awards in Korea, known for prioritizing musicality and artistic integrity over commercial success. Its judges include music critics and radio producers, among others.
JYP's new girl group NMIXX arrives on K-pop scene with high hopes
From Wonder Girls to TWICE to ITZY, some of the most celebrated girl groups in K-pop history were formed by JYP Entertainment, which was established by singer-producer Park Jin-young in 1997.
(G)I-DLE's Soyeon apologizes for plagiarism
Soyeon of K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE apologized Monday for plagiarizing some parts of boy band ATEEZ's 2019 release, “Wave,” to compose her song, “Sun.”