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K-CULTURE

Livestreaming idols must be on their best behavior or face the wrath of fandoms

Jaechan of boy band DKZ is in hot water — because of who he subscribes to on YouTube. On Saturday, the singer was having a...

ARMY invited to enjoy winter wonderland where BTS filmed hit series

PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon — Described as a "castle" by BTS's Jin and a "mansion" by J-Hope, the filming site of the band's hit series located near...

NewJeans earns international praise with latest release ‘Ditto’

NewJeans is taking over global music charts with its latest release “Ditto.” The track topped Chinese QQ Music’s charts for trending music and new releases...

Netflix to release director Yeon Sang-ho’s ‘JUNG_E’ on Jan. 20

Netflix announced Wednesday that it will release director Yeon Sang-ho’s “JUNG_E” on Jan. 20. The sci-fi film is written by Yeon and features late...

Twice is most-streamed K-pop girl group of all time on Spotify USA

Twice is the most-streamed K-pop girl group of all time on Spotify USA, according to JYP Entertainment on Tuesday. As of Dec. 15, Twice’s songs...

Song Hye-kyo returns to the small screen in a blaze of glory

Star actor Song Hye-kyo is making a comeback to the small screen with the new drama series "The Glory," joining forces with screenwriter Kim...

French-Cambodian director questions identity in ‘Return to Seoul’

“Return to Seoul” is film set in Seoul but spoken in English, French and Korean. It is a multinational collaborative production screened at Cannes...

‘Korea No. 1’ shows even the least exciting heritage can be interesting

Shows like “Korea No. 1” are receiving much attention as cultural experience entertainment, in which broadcasters Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo, and volleyball player Kim...

Singer Eru booked for alleged drunk driving

Singer Eru was booked for an investigation Tuesday for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol, police said. The 39-year-old singer, whose real name...

In the war of the rookies, girl groups continue to reign supreme

311,200 and 75,000 are two contrasting numbers that represent very different things for two very different K-pop groups. The former is the number of debut...