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SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 31: A South Korean man smokes in the street on May 31, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea. World No Tobacco Day is celebrated around the world on May 31 each year. Globally, tobacco kills five million people every year, according to the W

Life - Sep 13, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korean Longtime Smokers to Receive Free Lung Health Checkups

On Monday, the South Korean government said that it will begin providing free lung health examinations for smokers who have smoked an approximate of one pack each day for the past 30 years. This is a part of the country's extensive cancer management program.

Photo taken Sept. 13, 2016, shows a B-1B Lancer bomber (C), which took off from Guam to fly over the Osan Air Base to the south of Seoul. The flight of the two bombers was apparently in warning to North Korea after Pyongyang carried out its fifth nuclear

Korea - Sep 13, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

United States Sends B-1B Bombers to South Korea

The United states Forces Korea (USFK) commander said on Tuesday that the flight by two U.S. B-1B bombers over the country signifies the “steadfast and unshakeable” dedication of the United States to its main Asian ally amidst North Korea's latest nuclear test last week.

Lee Jong Suk

K-WAVE - Sep 13, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Lee Jong Suk Expresses His Thoughts on Ending Drama 'W'

On September 12, actor Lee Jong Suk expresses his thoughts on his hit MBC drama series “W” through the “V” app, allkpop reported.

MOBB's Song Mino and Bobby

K-WAVE - Sep 13, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

MOBB's Song Mino and Bobby Share Advice from G-Dragon and Insights on Their Project Group

In an interview at YG Entertainment's headquarters for their group project debut, WINNER's Song Mino and iKon's Bobby, who make up the new group MOBB, shared their thoughts on their debut and advice from their YG sunbae G-Dragon of BIGBANG.

Photo taken June 22, 2016, in Beijing shows an informal security meeting attended by senior diplomats from six countries involved in talks on North Korea's nuclear program. For the first time since 2012, Pyongyang sent its officials to the Northeast Asia

Korea - Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - YuGee

East Asia Summit Asks North Korea to Relinquish Nuclear Program

On Thursday, the East Asia Summit (EAS) adopted a statement asking North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear programs following South Korean President Park Geun Hye's call for “unequivocal words and actions” against the provocations from the North.


K-WAVE - Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - YuGee

Netizens Bash Jessi for her Offensive Words During 'Happy Together' Guesting

On her latest guesting on the comedy TV show “Happy Together,” K-Pop singer-rapper Jessi once again showed that she is not scared of speaking her mind even on sensitive issues such as cosmetic surgery and a boob job.

2NE1's Dara

K-WAVE - Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - YuGee

'Battle Trip' Shows Just How Popular 2NE1’s Dara is in the Philippines

2NE1 member Dara once again proved that she is not only a Pokemon magnet but is still a crowd darling in her second home, the Philippines.

JAPAN - MAY 02: A man looks at NHN Corp.'s NAVER homepage on a computer in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, May 2, 2008. NHN Corp.is the operator of South Korea's most-used Web search engine. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Korea - Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - YuGee

'Boob Job' One of Top Internet Searches Amidst North Korea's Fifth Nuclear Test

Seems like North Korea’s missile provocations and nuclear tests do not greatly affect its South Korean neighbors as “boob job” came in as one of the top Internet searches on Friday amidst the North’s latest nuclear test, a report from the Korea Times stated.

A woman watches a television screen showing an image of Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, center, during a news broadcast on North Korea's nuclear test at Gimhae International Airport in Busan, South Korea, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. North Korea conducte

Korea - Sep 11, 2016 PM EDT - YuGee

North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test Assumed to be the Strongest Yet

On Friday morning, North Korea carried out its fifth nuclear test and declared that they have a weapon light and small enough to be mounted atop a ballistic missile, according to a report from the KoreaJoongAng Daily.

MONSTA X Reveals New Teaser for Reality Show 'No Exit Broadcast'

K-WAVE - Sep 09, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Report Shows K-Pop, Hallyu Wave Made Impressive Growth Overseas

According to a state-run media research institution Korea Press Foundation (KPF), a new study shows that the South Korean pop culture has increased in size and market from Asia to the North American continent.

A Kia Motors Co. Forte vehicle sits on display during the inauguration of the the company's production plant in Pesqueria, Mexico, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Kia Motors country chief Horacio Chavez said the plant will produce 100,000 Forte models this y

Business - Sep 09, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Kia Opens New Plant in Mexico to Bolster Sales in the Americas

Chung Mong Koo, Hyundai Motor Group Chairman, opens a new plant in Mexico in order to improve sales of the car brand in the Americas.

Song Joong Ki and Shin Min Ah

K-WAVE - Sep 09, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Song Joong Ki, Shin Min Ah Bag Outstanding Korean Actor and Actress Awards in Seoul Drama Awards

Actors Song Joong Ki and Shin Min Ah bagged the top honors in the recently concluded 2016 Seoul Drama Awards that was held at KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul, South Korea on Thursday night.

f(x) Victoria

K-WAVE - Sep 09, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

f(x)'s Victoria Confirms She is Not Dating Anyone

After rumors connecting her to Chinese actor Yang Yang, the leader of SM Entertainment girl group f(x), Victoria, has officially confirmed that she is single on her Weibo account.

The MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system stands on display at the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX) at Seoul Airport in Seongnam, South Korea, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. The exhibition runs through Oct. 25. Photographer: Se

Korea - Sep 08, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

2016 Defense Expo Korea Kicks Off

The 2016 Defense Expo Korea (DX Korea), South Korea's largest weaponry exhibition, kicked off on Wednesday. The event was hosted by the Association of the Republic of Korea Army and supported by the Ministry of National Defense.

This file photo taken in July 2013 shows a Scud-type missile featured in a military parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang. Following North Korea's launch of three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on July 19, 2016, the U.S. Strategic

Korea - Sep 08, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

North Korea to Further Boost Its Nuclear Force

On Wednesday, North Korea said it rejects the statement of the UN Security Council which condemns the country's newest missile launches. It also claims that the statement is a violation of the country's sovereignty and promises to continue empowering its nuclear weapons and arsenal.

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