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BLACKPINK

Nov 25, 2020 AM EST - Jon Agustin

BLACKPINK's 'The Album' Returns To No. 1 On The Billboard Charts

The popular K-Pop girl group is performing virtually in a shopping show in Indonesia.

South Korea

Nov 16, 2020 PM EST - Victoria Marian Belmis

South Korea Strongly Impose Fines for Not Wearing Mask amidst Increasing Covid-19 Cases

On November 16, South Korea's Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported 223 new Corona Virus cases, the country's highest record since September.

Korean film 'Parasite' smashes box office record while its director faces backlash over inappropriate act on set. Photo by CJ Entertainment Movie/Facebook

Apr 10, 2020 AM EDT - Ariel Newburg

Hulu Defends 'Parasite' Amid Complaints of Reading Subtitles

Hulu began streaming the smash hit film "Parasite" on April 8. However, some Twitter users had some complaints about reading English subtitles on the Korean-language film. Hulu had a few words for them.

BTS's Jimin gifted ARMY with his first self-composed track

Apr 08, 2020 PM EDT - Kayla Dodge

BTS Jimin Called 'Wonderful Guy' By Korea's Minister of Culture, Sports, & Tourism

BTS's Jimin was highlighted in a recent interview with Park Yang Woo, South Korea's Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. During a quiz of naming each member of BTS, the minister recognized Jimin right away.

Online shopping

Apr 03, 2020 PM EDT - Kayla Dodge

Online Shopping Increases by 25% in Korea Due to COVID-19 Quarantines

As many nations around the world are invoking self-quarantine mandates in light of the COVID-19 global outbreak, people have turned to the Internet to fulfill their retail needs.

coronavirus Korea

Mar 19, 2020 AM EDT - Kayla Dodge

South Korea Coronavirus, Airports Require Quarantine for All International Arrivals

South Korea is requiring a a special quarantine for all international arrivals begining on March 19, 2020. The quarantine mandate applies to South Korean nationals as well as non-Koreans. This is a protective measure against coronavirus to isolate any new spreading in the nation.

coronavirus Korea

Mar 18, 2020 PM EDT - Kayla Dodge

U.S. Embassy in South Korea Suspends Visa Interviews As Coronavirus Social Distancing Measure

The United States embassy in South Korea is suspending all visa entrance interviews beginning on March 19, 2020. This is yet another measure of protection against coronavirus or COVID-19.

coronavirus Korea

Mar 18, 2020 AM EDT - Kayla Dodge

Coronavirus in South Korea, Their Secret to Stabilizing COVID-19 Spread

According to an article from Business Insider, South Korea and the U.S.A reported their first cases of coronavirus on the dame say-- January 20, 2020. While South Korea still reports approximately 8,320 cases of COVID-19, the national spread had peaked on February 29 and has since then been declining in reported spreading.

(Photo by Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News)

Dec 11, 2019 AM EST - Kayla Dodge

S. Korea Culture Ministry See Large Budget Increase for 2020

The South Korea culture ministry saw a large increase in their budget allotment for the year 2020. The approved budget for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism was set at 6.48 trillion won (5.4 billion USD). According to an article from Yonhap, the 2020 culture budget allotment sees a 9.4% increase compared to the 2019 budget.

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Dec 06, 2019 PM EST - KP

#NoMarriage Women in Korea Increase With 4B Feminist Movement

The population of #NoMarriage women are increasing in South Korea. A growing feminist movement called "4B" or "Four Nos" promotes no dating, no sex, no marriage, and no child-rearing. This movement comes as a response to South Korean's traditional patriarchal society.

AJ

Nov 06, 2018 AM EST - Jessica Rapir

Korean University Denies Reports That Angelina Jolie's Son Applied For Admission

Korean University denies reports that Angelina Jolie's son applied for admission.

Most popular dress in South Korea today that every woman wants to have. Photo by irene.rvelvet/Instagram

Jul 16, 2018 AM EDT - Jessica Rapir

Most Popular Dress In South Korea Today That Every Woman Wants To Have

The most popular dress in South Korea today that every woman wants to have.

A collaboration project with BTS aims to promote Incheon International Airport’s facilities to tourists. Photo by Jimmy Kimmel Live/YouTube Screenshot

Jul 13, 2018 AM EDT - Annie Ghie

South Korean Travel: Incheon International Airport Partners With BTS For Special Project

A collaboration project with BTS aims to promote Incheon International Airport’s facilities to tourists.

Korean language lessons in high demand online and in universities due to K-pop and K-drama. Photo by SMTown/Facebook

Jul 12, 2018 AM EDT - Jessica Rapir

Korean Language Lessons In High Demand Online & In Universities Due To K-Pop & K-Drama

Korean language lessons in high demand online and in universities due to K-pop and K-drama.

BLACKPINK and BTS are just two of the K-pop celebrities who became fashion influencers given their signature styles. Photo by BLACKPINK/YouTube Screenshot

Jul 11, 2018 AM EDT - Annie Ghie

Korean Fashion Alert: BLACKPINK & BTS Dazzle With Signature Styles

BLACKPINK and BTS are just two of the K-pop celebrities who became fashion influencers given their signature styles.

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