From monitoring vital signs to filtering filthy air and even translating speech into other languages, the coronavirus-fuelled boom in mask-wearing has spawned an unusual range of high-tech face coverings.
A 17-year-old New Zealander whose TikTok anthem “Savage Love” has been viewed more than a billion times said Wednesday “it blows his mind” to have now topped the US Billboard singles chart.
Often seen grinning at a missile launch or in command of lengthy official meetings, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has offered a glimpse of a different image: emotional and apologetic.
Across a vast sprawl of paddy fields on South Korea’s southern tip, a giant crane made out of rice plants urges the country to “Cheer Up!” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ordinary South Koreans rushed to pour more than $50 billion into the initial public offering for the management agency of K-pop sensation BTS, sale organizers said after it closed Tuesday.
Tucked away in the dazzling neon lights of Seoul’s nightlife district, Club MWG, one of the capital’s oldest underground music venues, closed its doors last weekend as the pandemic crunch begins to bite South Korean nightclubs.
A clown juggled and acrobats launched themselves through the air above a stage in an open field in Seoul at the weekend as the audience watched from the safety of their cars, cocooned from the risk of coronavirus.
An activist-turned-MP has been indicted for embezzling more than 100 million won donated to help elderly victims used by Japan as wartime sex slaves, South Korean officials said Monday.
South Korean tattooist Doy counts Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt and members of K-Pop band EXO among his celebrity clients, but his delicate, detailed designs could land him in prison.
K-pop sensation BTS’s US-chart-topping single “Dynamite” could generate more than $1.4 billion for the South Korean economy and thousands of new jobs in the country, a government study claimed Monday.
Restaurants and travel remain the hardest-hit industry by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Despite these challenging times, some of the most recognizable Asian chefs in the industry are keeping up the pace and moving forward. Let’s see what they are up to.
K-pop sensation BTS has become the first all-South Korean act to rule the top US singles chart, industry tracker Billboard announced Monday, with their English-language “Dynamite” hitting number one.
Trailblazing South Korean boy band BTS have shot to the top of the US charts with their first all-English song, and the socially conscious septet’s latest triumph could herald a historic cultural shift.
Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling program, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the coronavirus pandemic drags into a ninth month.
South Korea’s biggest golf tournament was moved to Las Vegas because of coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday, as the rest of the US PGA Tour’s $30 million ‘Asian swing’ also looked in doubt.