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Fri, February 23, 2024 | 13:05
[REVIEW] 'Flame Rises': Le Sserafim sets crowd on fire during Seoul concert
From “Fearless” (2022) to “Antifragile” (2022) to “Unforgiven” (2023), the titles of the songs by K-pop girl group Le Sserafim hint at the values that the quintet upholds: confidence, independence and self-determination.
| 2023-08-14 19:53
Murder threats now target K-pop industry
The K-pop industry has become the latest target for online threats of violent copycat crimes triggered by random stabbing attacks in recent weeks.
| 2023-08-13 16:33
Museum explores impact of foreign cultures on K-pop, K-dramas
On the third floor of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in central Seoul sits a cylindrical shelf filled with diverse Korean wave or “hallyu” items ranging from the figurines of K-pop juggernaut BTS to a green tracksuit featured in the 2021 hit dystopian drama, “Squid Game.”
Theater & Others
| 2023-08-08 12:59
'Reboot' becomes boy group TREASURE's 1st million-seller album
K-pop boy group TREASURE has sold more than 1 million copies of its album for the first time in its three-year career.
| 2023-08-04 08:19
[INTERVIEW] MAMAMOO+ seeks to catch two rabbits with new release
The new mini-album by MAMAMOO+, a sub-unit of K-pop girl group MAMAMOO, revolves around two animals: the rabbit and dog. Titled “Two Rabbits,” the EP is fronted by the lead single, “dangdang,” a Korean neologism referring to a dog.
| 2023-08-03 14:56
[REVIEW] Musical 'The Days': ode to late singer Kim Kwang-seok
The musical “The Days,” is a love letter to the late folk-rock singer Kim Kwang-seok (1964-96), one of the most prominent musicians here in the late 1980s and the early 1990s.
Theater & Others
| 2023-08-02 08:30
INFINITE kicks off new chapter in career with '13egin'
K-pop boy group INFINITE has started a new chapter in its career with the seventh mini-album, “13egin” - the sextet's first release in five years. It is the first EP released under INFINITE Company, a record label set up in January by the six members - Sungkyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Sungyeol, L and Sungjong.
| 2023-08-01 16:10
Family members of ex-presidents gather for Cheong Wa Dae exhibition
The sons and a daughter-in-law of former Korean presidents attended the “Stories of Our Presidents: The Presidents Were Here” exhibition at Cheong Wa Dae, the former presidential office and residence, on Saturday to promote the spirit of freedom, integration and solidarity.
| 2023-07-30 16:52
Female solo artists to rock K-pop scene next month
A crop of female solo artists will join in the heated K-pop chart competition in August. Included in the lineup are Kwon Eun-bi and Jo Yu-ri, both former members of the now-defunct project girl group IZ*ONE.
| 2023-07-30 16:09
SM TOWN LIVE 2023 concert to take place in Indonesia on Sept. 23
SM TOWN LIVE 2023, a concert featuring artists under K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment, will be held at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 23.
| 2023-07-27 14:28
Steadfast or stubborn? Yoon pursues controversial policies before April elections
Fallen crypto mogul Do Kwon could face heavy sentence in US
Coupang sells 'life-threatening' products despite AliExpress controversy
How long will patients be held hostage in doctors-government dispute?
Former POW who escaped from North Korea dies
Michelin Guide unveils inaugural Busan selections
N. Korean hackers ramp up efforts to funnel overseas funds into nuclear, missile programs
Time for lasting change in Korean soccer
Korea eyes more defense contracts with Poland once key law is revised
[INTERVIEW] ‘Personal is business’: influencer platform operator
Super Bowl 2024
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