Those who have enmeshed themselves in the K-pop world long before BTS and BLACKPINK set milestones in the international music scene would by now be familiar with the rich diversity the genre has to offer.
Over time, in ideal conditions, a K-pop act develops his/her/their own unique style, either by building upon a core concept (think TWICE, SEVENTEEN, Red Velvet and the Orange Caramel) or experimenting with fresh elements to set a new trend (cue NCT, GOT7, f(x) and SHINee).
A Swedish woman living in Seoul, South Korea took to Facebook to share images of the aftermath of an attack that allegedly took place in a public restroom in Itaewon.
According to the post written by user 사라리팍 (Sarah), the attack was reportedly sparked on July 11 when the woman and her friend asked two Korean girls for tissues after realizing that their stall was out of toilet paper.
Nearly seven out of ten citizens in Seoul have expressed the fear of being secretly filmed by hidden cameras in public, according to a recent study.
Seoul Metropolitan Government and Namu Counseling for Women’s Rights conducted a survey on 1,500 adults from Seoul last month, according to AllKPop.
A Korean mom on a 10-hour flight from Seoul to San Francisco is raising the bar after surprising passengers by handing out goodie bags to apologize in advance for bringing her 4-month-old baby Junwoo on board.
Dave Corona, a passenger on that flight, posted about the incredibly kind gesture on Facebook.
Prolific horror icon James Wan will be producing the Hollywood remake of the South Korean zombie film “Train to Busan.”
The talented Malaysian Australian filmmaker, who helmed “Saw,” “The Conjuring” series, the “Insidious” series, “Furious 7,” and the upcoming “Aquaman” film, will be working with “IT” writer Gary Dauberman for the English language version of the hit movie.
After being crowned the 62nd Miss Korea, 23-year-old Soo Min Kim received so much hate from netizens that she was forced to temporarily close her Instagram account.
Kim, who represented Gyeonggi in the annual beauty pageant in Seoul on Wednesday, received a scholarship and cash prize worth $90,000 in total.
Social media users in South Korea have reported the rise of Korean women being catcalled by intoxicated male foreigners, with a string of incidents occurring in the entertainment district of the Itaewon neighborhood in Seoul.
Women passing by the area usually experience inappropriate and unwanted comments from foreign men who are clearly inebriated, according to Hani.
A Korean man has been punished with a fine for spreading defamatory rumors about former first lady Lee Hui-Ho’s plans to marry hip-hop icon Dr. Dre.
The man claimed that the 95-year-old former first lady is allegedly planning to launder her late husband’s “slush funds” by marrying rap artist Dr. Dre.
Ariana Grande was set to perform at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea on August 14 as part of her “Dangerous Woman” tour, but left fans with a sour taste following the concert’s conclusion.
According to Allkpop, fans are criticizing the 24-year-old pop star for her “rude” and “unprofessional” behavior. Grande agitated her restless fans after arriving late at the concert venue.
In South Korea, where more than half of Korean men are reported to have paid for sex at least once in their life, prostitution remains rampant.
Sexual services are openly offered in brothels, massage parlors or room salons in places like Miari, one of the largest red-light districts in Seoul.
Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee’s eldest daughter, Lee Boo-jin, has been ordered by a court in Seoul to provide her ex-husband with millions of dollars worth of assets.
Boo-jin, who is also the CEO of luxury hotel Shilla, holds a large amount of shares in South Korea’s tech giant Samsung, with Forbes estimating the 46-year-old‘s net worth at roughly around $2 billion.
An incredible moment passed when two adult elephants came to the rescue of a calf drowning in a swimming pool at the Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea.
Surveillance footage released by the zoo on June 18 shows the baby elephant playing in the water near the adult elephants when the calf suddenly loses its balance and falls into the enclosure’s pool, according to ABC News.