Category: Fashion

‘Hansan: Rising Dragon’ tops 6 mln admissions in S. Korea

SEOUL– The Korean historical film “Hansan: Rising Dragon” topped a cumulative 6 million admissions in the Korean box office on the 20th day of its release, its distributer said Monday.The film about a famous naval battle by Adm. Yi Sun-sin against the…

Brad Pitt to make first visit to S. Korea in 8 years

SEOUL– Hollywood star Brad Pitt will visit South Korea for the first time in eight years to promote his new film “Bullet Train,” the movie’s local distributor said Friday.Pitt will make the visit around Aug. 19 together with the film’s co-star Aaron T…

Girls’ Generation is back with studio album marking 15th year

SEOUL– Girls’ Generation, one of the longest-running K-pop girl groups, made a highly anticipated comeback Friday, the anniversary of the day of its debut in 2007, with “Forever 1.””Forever 1,” the group’s seventh full-length album, marks its first gr…

110 Thai tourists from 1 flight denied entry into S. Korea

JEJU– A total of 110 Thai tourists were denied entry into South Korea for unknown reasons after their arrival at the airport on the southern island of Jeju earlier this week, officials said Wednesday.Of 184 Thai nationals who arrived at the Jeju Inter…

BTS’ J-Hope closes Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Yonhap) — J-Hope of the K-pop superband BTS has performed as the final act of Chicago’s annual Lollapalooza festival, becoming the first Korean artist to headline a major U.S. music event, his agency said Monday.The rapper-dancer closed…

Resilient stars added to KBO’s 40th anniversary team

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Yonhap) — A quartet of stars who overcame serious injuries to put together impressive careers were added to the South Korean baseball league’s 40th anniversary team on Monday.The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) has been celebrating it…

Online shopping up around 10 pct in June amid eased virus curbs

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Yonhap) — Online shopping in South Korea rose around 10 percent in June from a year ago as the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions boosted demand for travel and leisure services and food, data showed Monday.The value of online shopping tra…