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Sunday, December 05, 2021

Korean Pop


Netflix hit show 'Squid Game' spurs interest in learning Korean

October 12, 2021 1:54 pm

Just this week, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added 26 new words of Korean origin to its latest edition, including "hallyu", or Korean wave, the term widely used to describe the global success of South Korean music, film, TV, fashion and food

How Mizoram fell in love with Korean pop culture

March 15, 2020 4:52 pm

Stepping into Aizawl is like stepping into any South Korean town, where the youngsters animatedly discuss K-pop bands like Bangtan Boys and iKon

Korean beauty: Why they use snail mucin in skincare

February 27, 2020 3:31 pm

Turns out snail mucin has numerous benefits for your skin. Click here to know all about it.

The death of one of K-pop's biggest stars reveals its toxic fan culture

October 20, 2019 8:17 am

What could have prompted one of South Korea’s most visible pop stars, with an international fan following, to take her own life?

Death of Korean pop star Sulli highlights South Korea’s toxic fan culture

October 15, 2019 8:35 pm

Sulli was one of the few Korean pop stars who had found the courage to break out from the confines of traditional roles for female artistes in Korean pop music and actively spoke on issues that she felt strongly about.