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Halimah Yacob

Sep 13, 2017 AM EDT - John Rosca

Singapore Welcomes a New President Despite No Election

Halimah Yacob has won the race for president of Singapore by default, without a single vote cast by the nation's people.

The Progression From Graphite To Graphene

May 09, 2017 PM EDT - Rohit

Researchers Discover Faster Method To Produce Graphene

Over the past few years, researchers have tried coming up with ways that not only help fasten the process of obtaining graphene but also make use of the same in different factors.

Lee Soohyun of the brother-sister duo Akdong Musician has reportedly lost over 15 pounds thanks to an all-vegetarian diet and regular exercise.

Apr 04, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

Lee Soohyun Drops 15 Pounds While Making The New Akdong Musician Album: 'She Wanted To Lose Weight So Badly' YG Rep Says

Hard at work on the follow-up to Akdong Musician's 2014 debut album "Play," vocalist Lee Soohyun of the brother-sister duo has lost over 15 pounds thanks to an all-vegetarian diet and regular exercise.

CNBLUE Jung Yong Hwa confessed to being anxious about his music career at a press conference for the group's new album

Apr 04, 2016 PM EDT -

Jung Yong Hwa Of CNBLUE Opens Up About His Career Anxiety At Press Conference For New EP 'Blueming': 'I'm Suffering From Insomnia'

CNBLUE frontman Jung Yong Hwa confessed to having enough apprehension about his band's career to often be kept up at night worrying at a press conference Monday in Seoul for the group's new album "Blueming."

promotional poster for the South Korean movie

Apr 04, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

South Korean Director Park Heung Sik Says His New Movie 'Love, Lies' Portrays The Time Period 'When The Early-Stage Of K-Pop Was Born'

Yet, according to Park Heung Sik director of "Love, Lies" due out on April 13, the seeds of South Korean pop were sown during the 1940s, the era portrayed in his movie.

Apr 01, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

The 'Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung On Why Army Service Hasn't Hurt His Chances Of A UFC Comeback

Chan Sung Jun may not complete his two years of mandatory military service in the South Korean service until Oct. 19, but that doesn't mean the "The Korean Zombie" isn't preparing every day for his UFC comeback.

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman (left) announced plans to end their marriage of almost four years over a disagreement over whether to live in New York City or Los Angeles.

Apr 01, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman End Marriage Over Dispute About Which Coast To Live On

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman announced plans to end their marriage of almost four years over a disagreement over whether to live in New York City or Los Angeles.

Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Gum starred together in a new pizza CF.

Apr 01, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

'Descendants Of The Sun' Star Song Joong Ki Discusses His Time In The South Korean Army

Song Joong Ki had some real life experience to draw from in his performance as Special Forces captain Yoo Shi Jin in the hit K- drama "Descendants of the Sun."

Kai of EXO attends the drama 'Choco Bank' press conference at Lotte Cinema on Feb. 4 in Seoul, South Korea.

Apr 01, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

News Of EXO's Kai And Krystal From f(x) Dating Becomes Top Trending Item On Facebook

When broke Thursday that EXO vocalist Kai was dating Krystal of the group f(x), another secret K-pop couple outed with photographic evidence from South Korea's first tabloid, Dispatch, the online reaction was swift.

 Hyomin (Hyo-Min) of South Korean girl group T-ara perorming in Seoul, South Korea in August

Mar 31, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

T-ara's Hyomin Performs Songs From New Solo Album 'Sketch' At Seoul Mall: It's My 1st Time Busking, Especially By Myself!' Singer Says [VIDEO]

On Wednesday at the COEX Mall in the upscale southern Seoul neighborhood of Samseong-dong, T-ara singer Hyomin made her maiden voyage into the world of "busking" to promote her new EP "Sketch."

Shoppers walk toward a Trader Joe's grocery store in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Contrary to a report Thursday fro Yahoo, the chain is not closing.

Mar 31, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

Trader Joe's Will Not Close All Its Stores By 2017! Apparent April Fools Prank Is Debunked

On Thursday, the urban legend-debunking website Snopes made it clear a Yahoo news report from the previous day claiming that Trader Joe's would "be closing all 457 locations by January 2017" was false.

 Song Joong Ki attends the KBS 2TV

Mar 31, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

'Descendants Of The Sun' Director Lee Eun Bok On How Song Joong Ki Almost Wasn't Cast On The Hit K-Drama

Descendants Of The Sun director Lee Eun Bok, says leading man Song Joong Ki was far off physically from what the show's creators had envisioned for the character of Yoo Shi Jin

artist Chun Kyung Ja

Mar 31, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

Family Of Chun Kyung Ja Continues Deceased Artist's Fight To Have 'Fake' Version Of Her Painting 'Beautiful Woman' Removed From Seoul Museum

The South Korean painter Chun Kyung Ja was quite clear on how she felt about the version of her painting "Beautiful Woman" still in the collection in Seoul's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea.

Mar 31, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse Lent

'My Love From The Star' Fans From China Served Chicken And Beer, Treated To A Performance By Psy

So what was next so that the vacationing Aolan staff who were treated to a "My Love From The Star" party on Monday could get the maximum Hallyu experience? A performance by YouTube sensation Psy, of course!

 Ban Ki Moon during the German Media Award 2016 on March 07 in Baden-Baden, Germany.

Mar 30, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon Tells World Leaders To Fight Anti-Refugee Sentiment At Home: 'Counter Fearmongering With Reassurance'

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon of South Korea called on the world's ruling political class to end the paranoia among citizens that often makes it politically difficult or impossible for a country to accept refugees.

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