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Hanwha, SPC heirs punished for drug use One of the most-read stories of last month was about Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin, who is accused of having taken an addictive drug of propofol, which cannot be administered for recreational purposes. A...
Youngest BTS member wears attire for Buddhist monk It seems that everything BTS member Jungkook does or touches turns to gold. And this time around, it is about Korea’s traditional dress called hanbok. On July 4, BTS left Korea to Japan...
NongHyup Bank, also known as NH Bank, is trying to deal with anti-money laundering (AML) issues, which left its New York branch facing an $11 million fine in 2017. NH Bank chief Lee Dae-hoon made the point during a recent...
Brisk sales of semiconductors in 2018 helped Samsung Electronics pile up its cash reserves amounting to almost $100 billion. According to local media on Feb. 18, the company’s cash reserves stood at 104.2 trillion won as of the end of...
Japanese apparel maker shuts down shops in downtown Seoul Uniqlo is closing down stores in Seoul, which leads to speculation that the Japanese clothing retailer reduces its operation in Korea amid Korean consumers’ boycott of made-in-Japan products. Uniqlo recently said that...
Korea's top companies use K-pop stars as brand ambassadors Seeking to boost their global businesses, Korea’s top two companies adopt a marketing strategy of taking advantage of K-pop groups as their brand ambassadors. Korean firms have long depended on K-pop celebrities...
Singaporean socialite wins headlines A week ago, few Koreans knew about Kim Lim. Now, almost everyone here appears to know her, the daughter of Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim who owns La Liga football club Valencia CF. Two things contributed to the...
The Beatles Story invites BTS to Liverpool An increasing number of observers compare K-pop megastar BTS, which debuted in 2013, to The Beatles, an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960 and changed pop culture. BTS is on a record-breaking...
Anti-Japanese sentiment sweeps Korea On July 4, Japan announced strict restrictions on exports of key high-tech materials, which Korean electronics firms use to make semiconductors and smartphones. On the day, K-pop superstar BTS left Korea for a concert tour in Japan....
Fans talk about two boy bands of different eras As K-pop sensation BTS rocks the globe with its latest album released this April, a question was posted in Quora, a question-and-answer website, “Who is bigger, The Beatles or BTS?” And the...

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