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Grueling gym routines, restrictive diets, and no dating: K-pop stars tell us about the dark side of their industry
K-pop stars seem to have it all, with millions of fans around the world. But not enough people talk about how hard it is to be — and stay — a star.
2 K-pop stars were jailed for raping a drunk, unconscious woman in a scandal that shows the industry’s dark underbelly
Choi Jong-hoon of FT Island was sentenced to five years and Jung Joon-young of Drug Restaurant was given six years by Seoul Central District Court.
‘We want to be friendly’: Mahathir says Malaysia in talks with North Korea to mend relations after Kim Jong Nam assasination
"Even North Korea can provide some trade for us," the PM said.
‘Hope you and Sulli smile together in heaven’: Fans mourn Goo Hara, months after recovery from suicide attempt
K-pop fans are now concerned for Super Junior member Kim Heechul, who was close to both Goo Hara and Sulli.
A South Korean chef is suing the ‘corrupt’ Michelin Guide for including his restaurant after he asked it not to
Eo Yun-gwon, who runs Italian establishment Ristorante Eo, said he is taking action using the country's law against public insult, according to CNN.
"As we have got nothing in return, we will no longer gift the US president with something he can boast of," a North Korean official said.
A stream along the South Korean border turned red after the government slaughtered thousands of pigs infected with swine fever
Officials narrowly prevented the bloody water from contaminating one of Seoul's main water sources.
Beer exports from Japan to South Korea have fallen 99.9% as their bitter, personal trade war rages on
Japan's finance ministry announced that it sent just $5,400 worth of beer to South Korea in September 2019, down from more than $7 million in 2018.
Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo pulled a TV ad in South Korea after viewers complained it mocked World War II sex slavery amid the 2 nations’ esc...
The ad referenced the time period of 80 years ago, triggering criticism from South Koreans who associate it vividly with Japanese occupation.
SM Entertainment said that the late star's funeral will be kept private, and its location kept secret.