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K-pop sensation BTS was the most tweeted about the musician in the United States last year, the band’s agency said Monday. In a recent survey by Twitter, BTS topped the list of 2020 most tweeted about musicians in the U.S., followed by Kanye West, Beyonce, and Drake, according to Big Hit Entertainment. Other South Korean...
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One of the largest concerns faced by immigrant women living in South Korea after getting married to a South Korean national is dealing with legal problems caused by various illegal acts, a civic support group for female immigrants said Tuesday. The Seoul Counseling Center for Migrant Women reported 11,125 cases of counseling related to legal...
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KCON, a major K-pop and Korean culture festival that draws millions of viewers each season, will be held online again next month amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, its organizer said Tuesday. The third season of the online event, titled “KCON:TACT,” will stream from March 20-28 through YouTube and the Mnet K-pop channel for global fans...
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Universal Music Group (UMG) and YG Entertainment are investing in VenewLive ― a joint venture set up by Big Hit Entertainment ― to nurture the new steaming platform in an effort to reach more people around the world. Big Hit, the agency that represents BTS, announced Wednesday that YG and UMG have decided to invest...
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A preliminary heavy snow advisory has been issued for Wednesday evening in Seoul and surrounding areas, the state weather agency said. Seoul and western Gyeonggi Province are expected to receive 3 to 10 centimeters of snowfall, while eastern Gyeonggi Province and parts of Gangwon Province are expected to receive up to 15 cm, according to...
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The Korean drama “Crash Landing on You,” K-pop dynamite group BTS and the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” were among the top drivers of the Korean Wave, or “hallyu,” last year, a government report showed Thursday. Some 9.5 percent of hallyu fans picked the romance flick “Crash Landing on You” as their favorite Korean drama, followed by...
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A heavy snow advisory has been issued for Seoul and central and southwestern regions, the weather agency said Monday, forecasting nearly 10 centimeters of snow in some areas during the day. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said it issued the heavy snow advisory for Seoul; almost all areas in the surrounding Gyeonggi Province, Gangwon Province...
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The cold is at its peak on January 8. The Korea Meteorological Administration said on the 7th of  January that the morning low will drop by 5 to 7 degrees from the previous day as the cold peaks on the 8th, and most parts of the country will see a distribution of less than minus...
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Public anger is intensifying over the alleged child abuse of an adopted 16-month-old girl that resulted in her death. Celebrities have joined the “#sorryjungin” campaign to mourn her death and raise awareness on the problem of child abuse. In the latest episode of the SBS investigative reporting TV show “Unanswered Questions,” aired on Jan. 2,...
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On December 17, the morning temperature will drop to a minimum of 19 degrees Celsius, and the strong cold will be raging. The Korea Meteorological Administration said on the 16th that the lowest temperature in the morning of the 17th will fall below minus 12 degrees in central inland, eastern North Jeolla Province, inland North...
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