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Instant noodles gain traction across the country After the Korean movie “Parasite” swept four trophies at the Oscars this month, an instant noodle dish gets extremely popular both at home and abroad. The dish, which is called “Jjapaguri,” and was translated...
ARMYs praise boy band's new songs Global fans of K-pop sensation BTS, otherwise called ARMY, continue to praise its comeback album “Map of the Soul: 7,” which was dropped on February 21. In particular, they positively responded to the music video...
Boy band's comeback album attracts YouTube viewers The music video of “On,” Korean vocal group BTS’ new song, has surpassed 30 million views at YouTube in about 15 hours its release at 6 p.m. on February 21. “On” is the title...
Tycoon rebuffs rumors on another girlfriend SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won is expected to bring a famous YouTuber to the court as the latter hinted that the 59-year-old tycoon has another girlfriend. On February 18, One Law Partners rebuffed that the...
Father-to-son power transfer expected to speed up Hyundai Motor said on February 19 that its board of directors decided not to reappoint Chairman Chung Mong-koo as an executive director of the country’s largest automaker. The 81-year-old tycoon has chaired the Seoul-based...
Top-tier brokerage house supports 15 students in 2020 NH Investment & Securities said on February 18 that the brokerage house held an event of offering scholarships to a total of 15 students across the country. The Seoul-based outfit said that the...
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BTS teams up with Samsung

Tech giant strives to use boy band's global popularity When BTS member V appeared on Samsung Electronics’ unveiling event of the Galaxy S20 earlier this month, many expected that the tech giant will join hands with the K-pop boy band. Indeed,...
Korean asset management firm reigns in reputation analysis Mirae Asset Global Investments was named the top asset management company of Korea for February, according to the Korea Reputation Center (KRC) on February 18. The Seoul-based institution collected 27.26 million pieces of...
Boy group member tops podium for 16 straight months BTS member Jimin was named the top idol for February to remain atop the table for 16 straight months, according to an analysis by the Korea Reputation Center (KRC). The Seoul-based outfit...
As the movie industry continues to reverberate from the recent international success of Bong Joon-ho’s triumphant Oscar-winning movie Parasite, it seems that Bong has offered up an unsanitised version of Korea, one that may shock many followers of K-pop,...

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