The Brave Girls were losing courage just weeks ago, on the verge of breaking up and abandoning their dreams of K-pop stardom after years of going nowhere.
Asian-American athletes hoping to represent the United States at this year’s Olympics shared personal stories of racist abuse on Wednesday, vowing to use their platforms to raise awareness in the fight against discrimination.
A South Korean professional video gamer has described the “unspeakable” racism he has suffered while based in Texas in a clip that has gone viral on social media, sparking condemnation of the abuse.
Decades before the race to build a self-driving car became a multi-billion-dollar contest between tech giants such as Tesla and Google, a South Korean professor built an autonomous vehicle and test-drove it across the country — only for his research to be consigned to the scrapheap.
The agency behind K-pop phenomenon BTS announced a $1.05 billion deal Friday to buy the US firm that manages Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and other major stars.
In a South Korean rice field, the teenage world drone-racing champion is preparing to defend his title in one of the planet’s fastest and highest-tech sports.
From a converted storeroom on the roof of his mother’s Seoul apartment, Kim Min-kyo plays video games for up to 15 hours a day — and makes a fortune from the thousands of fans watching him.
A Nike-sponsored gym, support staff including nutritionists and English language classes are all part of the set-up at T1, one of the world’s top eSports organizations, where around 70 gamers are looking to emulate its highest-profile member, League of Legends giant Faker.
Septuagenarian Youn Yuh-jung, the first South Korean actress nominated for an Oscar, has spent decades portraying nonconformist characters, from a vicious heiress to an ageing prostitute, challenging social norms in both her career and life.
Feeling cooped up and looking for a place to go take the edge off? Luckily, we have a little something for you that has everything you haven’t done in the past year with Covid-restrictions, with Asia moving ahead in opening up, you can now experience everything from music, art, adventure, meeting new people, and world-renowned artists and DJs. This is a list of the best music festivals from various genres in Asia.
Sony Pictures Animation is releasing K-pop: Demon Hunters, a much-anticipated movie about a young female k-pop group sensation who tackles evil demons in between pleasing their fans. The animated musical is made by the same studio behind Spiderman: Into the Universe.
South Korea has agreed to pay 13.9 percent more towards the cost of the US troop presence on the peninsula, its foreign ministry said Wednesday, in a six-year deal resolving an issue that festered under the Trump administration.
A transgender South Korean soldier who was forcibly discharged from the army after she underwent gender confirmation surgery has been found dead, Yonhap reported Wednesday.
Two self-made South Korean billionaires have pledged in as many weeks to give away half their fortunes –- a rarity in a country where business is dominated by family-controlled conglomerates and charity often begins and ends at home.
Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after a summit in Hanoi two years ago, according to a new BBC documentary.