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Seventeen Returns with New Album ‘Semicolon,’ Poised for Biggest Success

Seventeen Returns with New Album ‘Semicolon,’ Poised for Biggest Success

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Boy band Seventeen, king of youth consolation and empathy among K-pop acts, on Monday returned with a highly anticipated new “special album” that’s all but guaranteed to become the group’s biggest commercial success. The six-track record, the band’s first new release in just four months since “Heng:garae” is titled [...]

TWICE’s Jeongyeon to be Absent from 2nd Album Promotion Due to Anxiety Issues

TWICE’s Jeongyeon to be Absent from 2nd Album Promotion Due to Anxiety Issues

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeongyeon, a member of popular South Korean girl group TWICE, will not take part in promotional activities for their upcoming second album due to anxiety issues, her agency said Saturday. The JYP Entertainment made the announcement on the official TWICE fanclub community site, saying that her absence will be [...]

Anti-Counterfeit Technology Employed to Identify Fake Clothes

Anti-Counterfeit Technology Employed to Identify Fake Clothes

DAEJEON, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run minting agency said that anti-counterfeit technology for currency will be used to crack down on the practice of changing labels to make counterfeit clothes appear to be genuine products. The Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp. (KOMSCO) will launch a security label pilot [...]