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DP chief Lee in recovery, but questions abound

Democratic Party (DP) leader Lee Jae-myung is recovering from an injury suffered in an attack that occurred the day before. DP spokesman Kwon Chil-seung said...

Stray Kids to drop two albums, hold third world tour in 2024

After a record-breaking 2023, Stray Kids is aiming to fly even higher in 2024. Stray Kids will drop two albums this year, its agency JYP Entertainment said...

Kospi tumbles to hit month-low on Fed’s hawkish outlook

Stocks closed sharply lower Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve's hawkish outlook on its monetary policy heavily dampened investors' sentiment. The won fell against...

Action to be taken against fan who entered NCT’s U.S. hotel room

Legal action will be taken against sasaeng fans who entered NCT member Jaehyun’s accommodation in the United States, his agency SM Entertainment said Tuesday. Sasaeng is a...

‘Oppenheimer’ ticket presales in Korea hit 400,000 one day before release

Director Christopher Nolan’s new film “Oppenheimer” surpassed 400,000 in ticket presales on Monday, one day before its release in Korea on Tuesday. “Oppenheimer” recorded an...

Jamboree evacuation continues apace, but questions linger

When scouts from 158 countries descended upon Saemangeum, a barren field of reclaimed land in southern Korea, for the 25th World Scout Jamboree, they...

Won breaks 1,300 mark as markets grow volatile on U.S. downgrade

The won broke the 1,300 mark during intraday trading on Thursday, continuing to weaken against the dollar following the historic downgrade of the U.S....

U.S. threatens more sanctions after Russian visit to North

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu’s recent trip to North Korea elicited a warning on Monday from the U.S. State Department that Washington “won't hesitate”...

Sibwonppang street snack faces design overhaul after complaints from BOK

Sibwonppang, otherwise known as the 10-won bread, is facing a design overhaul after the Bank of Korea (BOK) called out the snack’s manufacturers for...

17-year-old arrested in connection with stabbing of Metro bus driver

A recent wave of violent crimes, first on the LA Metro train and now on buses, has left public transit riders on edge. On May...