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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 04: EXP KPop Group attends 75th Anniversary Of The USO: Celebration Of Active Duty Military And Families at Hard Rock Cafe, Times Square on February 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)

K-WAVE - Sep 04, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

First and Only Non-Korean K-Pop Band EXP to Try Their Luck in South Korea

EXP, the first ever non-Korean K-Pop boy band, is set to release a crowd-funded mini album and hopefully get a chance to land interviews, gigs, and even a variety show in South Korea according to website DramaFever.

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 27: (CHINA OUT) South Korean President Park Geun-Hye disembarks the plane upon landing at Beijing Capital International Airport on June 27, 2013 in Beijing, China. Park Geun-Hye is on a four-day visit to China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via

Korea - Sep 04, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Pres. Park Geun Hye Defends THAAD Decision Prior to her Trip to Russia

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye once again emphasized that her government’s decision to install a U.S. antimissile system in the country was “an inevitable defensive measure,” adding that there would be no need for the system if there were no nuclear threats from North Korea.

SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 28: Chung Sye Kyun, South Korea's minister of commerce, industry and energy, speaks during an interview in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, September 27, 2006. South Korea's exports probably will exceed the government's forecast of a

Korea - Sep 04, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Assembly Passes Additional National Budget Plan

After an overnight protest and boycott by the ruling Saenuri Party, the National Assembly has finally passed the 11 trillion won (US $9.92 billion) additional budget on Friday.

Newly opened Gwanak branch of SNU Dental Hospital located near the main gate

Life - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SNU Dental Hospital Receives Presidential Citation for Providing Free Treatment for Multicultural Families

The Director of the Seoul National University Dental Hospital (SNUDH), Heo Sang Joo, has received a presidential citation for the hospital's free clinics for members of multicultural families.

South Korea is the world's most innovative economy for three successive years, according to survey. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Korea - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Exports Growth Signals Better Economy for South Korea Than Last Year

The government claims that the economy is bouncing back following the rise in exports in August, the first time in 19 months that exports increase year on year and the current account surplus continued into July.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Sean Richard Dulake attends Mnet America's 1st Annual Pre-GRAMMY Party Celebrating Asian Pop Music at East West Recording Studio on February 7, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)

K-WAVE - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Media Experts Say K-Dramas' 'Wholesome Sexiness' Appeals to Global Audience

Sean Richard Dulake, who plays the male lead role Joon Park in the online drama series “Dramaworld” said that Korean dramas' appeal comes from their so-called “wholesome sexiness”.

TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 22: Yeon-Koung Kim #10 of South Korea talks to the media in the mixed zone during the Women's World Olympic Qualification game between Dominican Republic and South Korea at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on May 22, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (

Korea - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Volleyball Superstar Kim Yeon Koung Enjoys Normal Life After Rio Olympics, Prepares to Head Back to Turkey

South Korean volleyball superstar Kim Yeon Koung is back to her homeland after competing in the recently concluded Rio Olympics to spend some time meeting young volleyball players who also dream of becoming successful like her.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 09: Jackson of GOT7 attends the SBS 'Law of the Jungle in Nicaragua' press conference at SBS broadcasting center on September 9, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by The Chosunilbo JNS/Multi-Bits via Getty Images)

K-WAVE - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

GOT7's Jackson Involved in a Car Accident Caused by a Sasaeng Fan

On Thursday, allkpop reported that GOT7's Jackson was injured in a car accident because of a fan following him to the airport.

SEOUL, NOVEMBER 13: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends during joint press conference with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye at the presidential Blue House on November 13, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. Russia and South Korea met to discuss economic

World - Sep 02, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Park Heads to Russia To Attend Economic Forum and Summit with Putin

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is set to leave for Russia today to take part in an economic forum and a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The forum and the summit are part of hey eight-day trip which also includes trips to China and Laos.

Statue symbolizing issue of 'comfort women'

World - Sep 01, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Japan Sends 1 Billion Yen to the Foundation for Comfort Women

According to diplomatic sources, the Japanese government has sent 1 billion yen (US $9.7 million) on Wednesday to the foundation that was established by the Korean government to help Korean women who were compelled to sexual slavery during the Japanese colonial rule from 1910 to 1945 in the country.

Korean Air plane

Korea - Sep 01, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Might Acquire 4 Boeing P-8 Poseidon Anti-Submarine Patrol Aircraft

A senior government official told the JoongAng Ilbo that there is a possibility that the South Korean military would acquire four advanced antisubmarine patrol aircraft following the successful test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) last week by North Korea.

Block B's Zico

K-WAVE - Sep 01, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Block B's Zico Reveals His Thoughts on His Dating News with AOA's Seolhyun

On the August 31 episode of MBC's “Radio Star,” rappers Zico, Simon D., Gray, and actress Lee Sun Bin were featured as guest artists.

BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 1 : Simple Plan after their performance between the periods of the Montreal Canadiens against the Boston Bruins on January 1, 2016 during 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Oli

World - Sep 01, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Simple Plan Concert in Seoul: Drummer Shares The Band's Philosophy and Thoughts

Pop-punk band Simple Plan returns to South Korea with a new album and a concert which will be held on Thursday at 8 in the evening at Seoul's Blue Square Samsung Card Hall.

Yoon Kyun Sang and Lee Sung Kyung

K-WAVE - Aug 31, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Are 'Doctors' Co-Stars Yoon Kyun Sang and Lee Sung Kyung Dating?

Actor Yoon Kyun Sang who recently starred in the hit SBS TV series “Doctors” is caught up in a dating issue with his co-star and YG Entertainment artist Lee Sung Kyung.

Kim So Hyun

K-WAVE - Aug 31, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Young Actress Kim So Hyun Thanks Fans and Co-Stars as 'Hey Ghost, Let's Fight!' Ends

Young actress Kim So Hyun thanked her fans, co-stars, and the viewers of her hit tvN drama “Hey Ghost, Let's Fight” on Twitter and also shared her thoughts as the drama aired its last episode on August 30.

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