South Korean double Olympic champion skater Shim Suk-hee is seeking a heavier sentence for her former coach, her lawyer said Friday, after he was jailed for more than a decade for sexually assaulting her over several years.
Hawaii-raised Asian actor Conrad Pratt has been making waves in Hollywood after starring in Mark Toia’s online streaming service film Monsters of Man. Pratt’s passion to create more representation for the LGBTQ and the BIPOC community in the entertainment industry shines through.
The Seoul city government is facing a popular backlash after advising pregnant women to cook their husbands several meals and ensure they have a supply of clean underwear before going to hospital to give birth.
A South Korean court on Friday ordered the Japanese government to pay compensation to 12 World War II sex slaves or their families, in an unprecedented ruling that prompted an immediate denunciation by Tokyo.
Japan and South Korea are pushing ahead with a controversial coal plant in Vietnam and will provide $1.8 billion in loans for the project, despite having announced ambitious pledges to become carbon-neutral on their home turf.
Hundreds of millions across the world celebrated pared-down Christmas festivities on Friday due to coronavirus restrictions, as Pope Francis called for vaccines for everyone, describing them as “glimmers of hope in this period of darkness and uncertainty”.
A major Japanese cosmetics firm faced online boycott calls on Wednesday after its CEO used a racial slur for Koreans, and boasted his firm was “pure Japanese.”
South Korea on Monday banned sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the North, in a move rights activists condemned as a violation of free speech and a “misguided strategy” to please the North Korean regime.
Acclaimed South Korean film director Kim Ki-duk, who won global recognition for his violent works and faced allegations of abusing his actresses, died from coronavirus in Latvia on Friday, the country’s top film official said.
If you’re a big celebrity follower, you’ve probably heard about Cameo. This platform has been expanding access to celebrities since 2017. This pandemic, Cameo has exploded in popularity and more Asian stars have joined its ranks. If you’re curious about the top Asian celebs on Cameo, keep on reading.
More people around the world are diving into a meat and dairy-free diet. Thankfully, the restaurant industry is now redefining the boring stereotype of vegan and vegetarian dishes. We’ve gathered some of the best restaurants in Asia where you can get a healthy and hearty veggie meal.
Forty years after South Korea’s spy chief was executed for shooting dead his boss, dictator Park Chung-hee, the assassin’s sister is seeking to clear him of treason, arguing the killing was in the service of the country.
The mastermind of a notorious online sex abuse ring was jailed for 40 years in South Korea on Thursday.
When Ryu Sera made her debut with K-pop girlband Nine Muses, the years of intense training and ruthless competition seemed worthwhile, her dreams of stardom finally coming true.
In the eyes of their fans, the most followed figures on TikTok have gone past beyond celebrity status. These TikTok stars have millions of followers under their belt and many have cemented their fame by creating funny skits, lip-sync videos and duets.