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President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in showed off his tickets for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics online on Sunday, lending help to boost ticket sales. Moon appeared on the official website of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, where he has announced some of the lucky ticket holders who upload pictures on the internet might [...]

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

OLYMPIA, Greece, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Football star Park Ji-sung became the first South Korean torchbearer for the PyeongChang Winter Games after receiving the flame from Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis at the Pierre de Coubertin Monument on Tuesday. Park, who starred as a midfielder for Manchester United, said on Tuesday he feels honored to [...]

BTS Named Among 15 Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media

BTS Named Among 15 Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean boy band BTS has been named as one of the 15 most influential celebrities on social media by US Weekly, alongside American President Donald Trump and international pop star Beyonce. The seven-member band ranked 14th among the ‘most influential celebrities on social media’ according to the periodical, with [...]

K-pop Girl Group TWICE No. 1 on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart

K-pop Girl Group TWICE No. 1 on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Girl group TWICE’s Japanese single ‘One More Time’, released October 18, has taken the number one spot on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart with sales of 94,957, over 40,000 more than the runner-up, J-pop boy band Magi!c Prince. TWICE’s single was pre-released on streaming service Line Music on October 13, [...]