South Korea boy band BTS postpones U.S., Canada tour over coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: 62nd Grammy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 – Lil’ Nas X and Billy Rae Cyrus perform with South Korea’s BTS. REUTERS/Mario... Read more »

Looking good under a mask: South Korean fashion evolves in the time of coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – From tutorials on how to wear makeup with a face mask, to hats that incorporate a protective plastic face shield, South Koreans are seeking to make... Read more »

Pro-North Korea daily praises Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ for ‘exposing’ South Korea’s reality

FILE PHOTO: Bong Joon Ho poses with the Oscars for “Parasite” at the Governors Ball following the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric... Read more »

Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei’s cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access to the equipment... Read more »

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the... Read more »

Inequality tour: The real-life sights of South Korea’s Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’

SEOUL (Reuters) – From the houses to the noodles, South Korea’s Oscar winning movie “Parasite” tells its story of a suffocating class struggle through the sights and smells of... Read more »

‘I will continue to fight’: South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last... Read more »

North Korean foreign minister replaced: report

FILE PHOTO: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho attends a meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 7,... Read more »

U.S. imposes sanctions on two North Korean entities over labor export

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two North Korean entities it accused of facilitating the export of workers from North Korea in violation of... Read more »

Trump sent North Korea’s Kim birthday wishes: South Korea’s national security adviser

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, June 30, 2019.... Read more »