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S.Korean fans head overseas to catch first BTS concert since the pandemic

Nov 26 2021

SEOUL When K-Pop sensation BTS announced that their first in-person concerts since the start of the pandemic would be in the United States, Kim Ji-eun immediately booked a flight and hotel, praying that COVID rules would let her attend all four shows. | Video

Apple TV+ hopes to build on rivals' success with first Korean series

Nov 15 2021

Hot on the heels of Netflix's breakout South Korean hit "Squid Game," Apple has rolled out its first Korean-language original series this month, to coincide with the launch of its Apple TV+ streaming service in South Korea. | Video

S.Korean bakes 'Squid Game'-themed Halloween dog treats

Oct 27 2021

SEOUL A South Korean pet cooking studio owner has started a baking class through which fans of Netflix's "Squid Game" TV show can share the Halloween fun with their dogs by making them cookies. | Video

Out of the blue: 'Captain DPRK' brightens up North Korean defence exhibition

Oct 14 2021

SEOUL A North Korean parachutist has lit up social media with his shiny blue jumpsuit as he posed with ranks of olive-green clad military men and leader Kim Jong Un after taking a jump at the opening ceremony of a defence exhibition. | Video

Seller basks in 'Squid Game' fame of his 'sweet and deadly' treat

Oct 01 2021

SEOUL (Reuters) -A South Korean sweet featured as one of the lethal challenges in the Netflix hit TV drama "Squid Game" has become a global craze, boosting business for the candy seller who provided the confection for the show. | Video

Seller basks in 'Squid Game' fame of his 'sweet and deadly' treat

Oct 01 2021

SEOUL, Oct 1 A South Korean sweet featured as one of the lethal challenges in the Netflix hit TV series "Squid Game https://www.netflix.com/kr-en/title/81040344 " has become a global craze, boosting business for the candy seller who provided the confection for the show.

South Korean researchers create chameleon-like artificial "skin"

Sep 09 2021

SEOUL South Korean researchers say they have developed an artificial skin-like material, inspired by natural biology, that can quickly adjust its hues like a chameleon to match its surroundings. | Video

South Korea to grant legal status to animals to tackle abuse, abandonment

Aug 19 2021

SEOUL Jin-hui, a cream-coloured Pomeranian, was buried alive and left for dead in 2018 in the South Korean port city of Busan. | Video

Former K-pop singer jailed for three years over prostitution, fraud scandal

Aug 12 2021

SEOUL Former South Korean K-pop star known as Seungri was sentenced to three years in prison and fined nearly $1 million on Thursday after a court convicted him of crimes including procuring prostitutes for potential investors, local media reported.

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