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 »

Travel curbs on South Koreans prompt K-pop cancellations, especially in Japan

SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan’s travel restrictions on South Koreans over the coronavirus epidemic have spurred cancellations of a string of K-pop concerts scheduled in Japan, threatening to hurt the... Read more »

Rock band Green Day among musicians pulling out of Asia tour dates

FILE PHOTO: Mike Dirnt (L,) Billie Joe Armstrong (C) and Tre Cool of the rock band Green Day arrive at the 2016 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California,... Read more »

South Korea boy band BTS cancels April Seoul concert on coronavirus concerns

FILE PHOTO: Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SEOUL (Reuters)... Read more »

BTS says new album tells of conquering doubts and fears

SEOUL (Reuters) – The young stars in South Korean boy band BTS said on Monday the theme of their new album dealt with how they overcame doubts and fears... Read more »

‘Parasite’ star hopes film will help Japan-Korea cultural ties

FILE PHOTO: Actor Song Kang-ho of four Oscar award-winning film ‘Parasite’ answers a reporters’ question as Director Bong Joon-ho reacts during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, February... Read more »

Movie magic: Spanish La Vista potato chip sales boom on Korean film cameo

ARTEIXO, Spain (Reuters) – Cesar Bonilla is still baffled by a surge in demand for the canned potato chips made by his company in northwestern Spain after they appeared... 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 »