Category: Korea

South Korean MP Apologizes over BTS Tattoo Pictures

South Korea’s youngest MP apologized Thursday after she provoked fury among BTS fans by using pictures of tattooed singer Jungkook to promote her campaign to liberalize the country’s restrictive laws on inking.

Kakao to Buy Online Novel App Radish for $440M

Online fiction app Radish is being bought for $440 million by South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao, the two firms said Tuesday, making a multi-millionaire of its 30-year-old founder only five years after he set it up.

Cruelty-Free Korean Beauty Brands to Try This Summer

Thanks to Korean beauty brands, switching to a cruelty-free lifestyle has never been this easy. If you want to patronize brands that pride themselves on their ethical approach, we’ve sorted out the clutter to give you the best beauty labels to try.

US Olympic Athletes Detail Anti-Asian Racism

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.