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Yoon Eun Hye

K-WAVE - Aug 20, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Actress Yoon Eun Hye: No Definite Details of Comeback Project Yet for

The representatives from the agency of actress Yoon Eun Hye address the speculations surrounding the Korean comeback of the star after a recent event that the actress attended in China.

Jung Kyung-Eun and Shin Seung-Chan

Korea - Aug 19, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Wins Bronze Medal in Women's Badminton

On Thursday, the South Korean women's badminton doubles team of Shin Seung Chan and Jung Kyung Eun bagged the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Kim Tae Hun

Korea - Aug 19, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Kim Tae Hun Adds Bronze Medal for SK in Taekwondo

South Korea bagged the bronze medal in men's taekwondo courtesy of Kim Tae Hun on Wednesday.

The World Energy Council says extreme weather caused by climate change could put the energy infrastructure at risk. (Photo by John Moore / Getty Images News)

Korea - Aug 19, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SK Government to Redevelop Power Billing System

The ruling party Saenuri, together with the other political parties in the government launched a task force that would discuss and prioritize the electricity billing system on Thursday, August 18. The task force's main agenda is to find specific plans or revisions that will be made by the end of this year.

Hwang Chi Yeul

K-PEOPLE - Aug 19, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

China Censors Korean Singer Hwang Chi Yeul on TV

The scenes of Korean singer Hwang Chi Yeul were apparently censored on a Chinese TV show, a move that others take us a reprisal for South Korea's decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Defense (THAAD) system.

EXO (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

K-WAVE - Aug 19, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

EXO Achieves 'Triple Millionaire' Title with 'Lotto' Album Sales

There's no stopping EXO from making history! On August 18, SM Entertainment said that popular South Korean boy group EXO has become a triple million-seller with its third batch of album.

South Korean President Park Geun Hye (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (right). (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

World - Aug 18, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SK President to Attend G20 Summit in China

Amidst the worsening political relationship between South Korea and China, President Park Geun Hye is set to attend the Group of 20 (G20) summit in China and the forums with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) early September. The confirmation was made by Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House) on Thursday.

Football players of South Korea's National team celebrate after winning the Under-23 Asian Football Championship match between Qatar and South Korea at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Jan. 26.

Korea - Aug 18, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Loss After Loss in Rio: Zero Medals for SK in Volleyball and Football

South Korean teams for football and volleyball will go back to their country without any medals, ending their Rio Olympics bid on a bad note.

Girls' Generation's Tiffany

K-WAVE - Aug 18, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

MBN Anchor Ridicules Tiffany On Air For Recent Controversy

On the August 17 airing of the MBN show entitled “News Fighter,” anchor Kim Myung Joon seemed to ridicule SNSD's Tiffany over her recent controversy related to South Korea's Liberation Day and the photos she posted on her social media accounts that show the rising sun flag of Japan.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) US Defense Secretary Ash Carter (L) with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min Koo (R).

Korea - Aug 18, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SK Defense Chief Welcomes Suggestions for New THAAD Site

On August 17, the Defense Ministry said that the government will consider another site for the projected deployment of an advanced missile defense systems if Seongju residents can agree and suggest another option for the venue.

South Korean heartthrob Lee Min Ho endorses skin care brands Innisfree and Etude House. (Photo by Ashley Pon / Getty Images)

K-WAVE - Aug 18, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun's Upcoming Drama Lists New Characters

The hype is up for the upcoming drama entitled “The Legend of the Blue Sea” which stars top Hallyu actors Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun. Aside from the main characters that will be played by Lee and Jun, other actors who will play important roles in the drama were announced.

G-Dragon's Instagram post

K-WAVE - Aug 17, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Japanese Fans Criticize G-Dragon for Liberation Day Post on Social Media

After the reports of criticisms from Korean netizens towards SNSD's Tiffany because of her controversial social media posts that coincide with South Korea's celebration of its liberation from the Japanese colonial rule, another K-Pop idol is under fire, this time from Japanese netizens.

North Korean soldier stands guard on the country's border.  (Photo by Cancan Chu/Getty Images)

Korea - Aug 17, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

North Korea Slams Pres. Park for Liberation Day Speech

On Wednesday, North Korea slams South Korea President Park Geun Hye's Liberation Day speech, particularly her call for Pyongyang to end its missile and nuclear programs. North Korea further state that Park is the one to blame for the worsening inter-Korean ties.

US Army Chief Mark Milley

World - Aug 17, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

U.S. Army Chief Affirms THAAD is Not a Threat to China

In a statement during his two-hour meeting with People's Liberation Army General Li Zuocheng in Beijing on Tuesday, United States Army Chief Gen. Mark A. Milley emphasized that the deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea is “not a threat in any way” to China.

 Sei Young Kim of South Korea poses for a selfie with the trophy after winning the LPGA JTBC Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club.

Korea - Aug 17, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Hopeful for a Medal in Women's Golf Tournament in Rio

The South Korean women's golf team will attempt to win all the medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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