K-pop boyband BTS’ fans match group’s $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter

SEOUL (Reuters) – Fans of the popular South Korean boy band BTS matched its $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter (BLM) in support of U.S. protests against police... Read more »

South Korean boyband BTS donates $1 million to Black Lives Matter

FILE PHOTO: V, Suga, Jin and Jungkook, members of South Korean boy band BTS pose on the red carpet during the annual MAMA Awards at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya,... Read more »

Death of reality TV show star in Japan spotlights cyber bullying

TOKYO (Reuters) – The recent death of Hana Kimura, a bubbly, pink-haired 22-year-old wrestler and reality TV show star, has spotlighted a rise in cyber bullying in Japan and... Read more »

K-Pop group BTS’ label Big Hit Entertainment files review for IPO: bourse

SEOUL (Reuters) – Big Hit Entertainment, the management label of South Korean K-Pop group BTS, has filed for a preliminary review of a planned initial public offering, the Korea... Read more »

South Korea’s BTS boyband management apologises over bar visit

SEOUL (Reuters) – The manager of South Korea’s popular boyband BTS has apologised on behalf of one of its members who went to a bar in April, contrary to... Read more »

South Korean boyband BTS suspend world tour over coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s K-pop boyband BTS will suspend their world tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus and restrictions aimed at stopping it, their... Read more »

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean K-Pop star on Wednesday pulled an April Fool’s prank announcing that he had contracted coronavirus, and later removed the Instagram post after triggering... Read more »

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 »

BTS fans keep fervor alive amid coronavirus outbreak

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s BTS may have canceled their April concert in Seoul over coronavirus fears, but the K-pop group’s fervent fans are rallying in small groups and... Read more »