Category: Korea

BTS Issued Diplomatic Passports for UN Session

K-pop sensation BTS have been granted diplomatic passports ahead of the United Nations General Assembly as they embark on their new roles as presidential special envoys, South Korea’s presidential office said.

S. Korea Bans App Payment Monopolies in World First

South Korean MPs on Tuesday passed a law banning Apple and Google from forcing app developers to use the tech giants’ payment systems, effectively declaring their lucrative App Store and Play Store monopolies illegal.

7 of The Finest Asian Films at the Cannes Lineup

This year, the Cannes Film Festival welcomed several films from Asia. Marking a major comeback for the film industry after the pandemic, this year’s Cannes festival showcased films that show promise in the upcoming awards season.

Rising Black Models Making Their Mark in Asia

The Asian Fashion scene is still dominated by the Western image of beauty and it’s not surprising to see models with skin white as snow everywhere. Thankfully, Asia is starting to embrace racial diversity by welcoming Black models.

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