Ex-K-pop singer Goo Hara found dead at her home in Seoul

Music Nov 24, 2019

Ex-K-pop singer Goo Hara found dead at her home in Seoul

A former member of South Korea's top K-pop girl group was found dead Sunday, the country's Yonhap news agency reported citing police. The body of Goo Hara, 28, was discovered at her home in southern Seoul, Yonhap said. Police were not immediately available for comment. Goo, better ...

Trade spat sees K-pop caught in the middle

Music Aug 14, 2019

Trade spat sees K-pop caught in the middle

by Patrick St. Michel

The Japanese debut performance of Korean pop group Stray Kids planned for next month should be an unquestionably good thing. The fledgling male outfit has been gaining steam since emerging in 2017, with its nine members having already played shows in Southeast Asia, Australia, ...

Samsung embroiled in 'One China' row after K-pop star pulls out

Asia Pacific Aug 14, 2019

Samsung embroiled in 'One China' row after K-pop star pulls out

The world's No. 1 smartphone-maker Samsung Electronics Co. became the latest global brand to face criticism Wednesday for damaging China's "territorial integrity," with a Chinese K-pop star ending an endorsement contract. The row broke out after Chinese viewers noticed that the South Korean tech giant ...