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Shares in managers of K-pop's BTS sizzle on stock market debut
by Kang Jin-kyu - October 15, 2020 - 12:55pm
Shares in the management agency of K-pop sensation BTS more than doubled on their stock market debut Thursday, making an instant multi-billionaire of its chairman and boosting the seven band members' own...
Samsung heir charged with fraud over succession-linked deal
by Kang Jin-kyu - September 1, 2020 - 6:41pm
South Korean prosecutors indicted the heir to the Samsung empire Tuesday over a controversial merger of two business units seen as a key step towards his succession, in the latest legal blow to the sprawling...
Seoul mayor in apparent suicide after #MeToo allegations
by Kang Jin-kyu - July 10, 2020 - 11:38am
The mayor of Seoul, a former human rights lawyer and potential South Korean presidential candidate, died in an apparent suicide a day after being accused of sexual harassment.
Breaking news and barriers: South Korea's first female anchor
by Kang Jin-kyu - March 2, 2020 - 11:25am
Under gleamingly bright studio lights, Lee So-jeong reads straight from a teleprompter, rehearsing her lines ahead of the primetime newscast for South Korea's national public broadcaster, KBS.
North Korea says weapons test involved 'long-range' capability
by Kang Jin-kyu - May 10, 2019 - 9:14am
North Korea said Friday it had tested a long-range weapon, a claim that was likely to raise tensions on the peninsula and contradicted accounts from the South and in the US that Pyongyang had fired short-range ...
South Korea spycam crimes put hidden camera industry under scrutiny
by Kang Jin-kyu - March 29, 2019 - 11:37am
Spycam crimes have become so prevalent that female police officers now regularly inspect public toilets to check for cameras in women's stalls. 
South Korea retracts guidelines on look-alike K-pop stars
by Kang Jin-kyu - February 20, 2019 - 3:41pm
Government guidelines aimed at promoting more diversity in South Korea's K-pop world have been withdrawn after critics said they amounted to state censorship of a booming industry.
Brothers in arms: South Korea debates military service exemptions
by Kang Jin-kyu - January 18, 2019 - 4:38pm
Despite generating almost $4 billion a year for the South Korean economy, the seven floppy-haired members of K-pop boyband BTS will still have to perform nearly two years of mind-numbing military service.
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