Seoul holds subdued Halloween 1 year after deadly ‘crowd crush’ disaster
Major retailers, including Lotte and Shinsegae, have chosen to remain low-key, forgoing Halloween-related promotions
K-pop star Rain denies $8.6 million real estate fraud accusation
K-pop singer and actor Rain has denied accusations he committed real estate fraud involving around 8.5 billion won (approximately $8.6 milli...
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S. Korea’s safety minister impeached over Halloween crush that killed nearly 160
South Korean lawmakers have impeached Interior and Safety Minister Lee Sang-min over his agency’s failure in disaster planning and response ...
S. Korean president apologizes for deadly Seoul Halloween crush
On Monday, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol offered an apology for the deadly crowd crush that killed at least 156 people and injured 1...
Film & TV
Yoo Ah-in denies rumor linking him to Seoul Halloween crush
South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in, 36, has issued a statement through his talent agency UAA to deny a rumor that he was involved in the tragic H...
Actor Yoon Hong-bin recalls administering CPR to Seoul crowd crush victim
South Korean actor Yoon Hong-bin shared his account of what happened in the Itaewon district on Oct. 29.
He recalled administering CPR to ...
153 dead, 133 injured in South Korea Halloween crush
At least 153 people were killed and 133 more were injured amid Halloween festivities that drew tens of thousands of people to Seoul’s Itaew...
First openly gay K-pop idol Holland says he was attacked in Itaewon, called ‘a dirty gay’
K-pop star Holland, whose real name is Go Tae-seob, said he was attacked and called “a dirty gay” in Seoul on Wednesday.
“Last night, I wa...