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Two Koreas’ Art Troupes to Perform Together in Pyongyang

Two Koreas’ Art Troupes to Perform Together in Pyongyang

PYONGYANG/SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean musicians will hold their second and last performance in Pyongyang on Tuesday, this time jointly with North Korean artists, amid thawing tension on the Korean Peninsula. The 160-member troupe will start the two-hour-long concert titled “Spring Comes” at 3:30 p.m. (South Korean time), about an hour earlier [...]

Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Growing Anti-Feminism Sentiment in South Korea

Anti-feminism sentiment is growing among South Korean men, particularly online where an increasing number of posts expressing disapproval towards the movement and targeting feminists are being shared. SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Last week, a furious male K-pop fan took to the internet to share his frustration after his favorite idol Irene, a member of [...]

S. Korea to Send 160-Member Art Troupe to N.K. for Concerts

S. Korea to Send 160-Member Art Troupe to N.K. for Concerts

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea agreed Tuesday to send a 160-member art troupe to Pyongyang for rare concerts in early April ahead of South and North Korea’s planned summit late next month. The South’s art group will visit the North’s capital from March 31 to April 3 for two performances, according to a joint statement adopted after inter-Korean talks at the border truce village of Panmunjom. The art troupe will [...]

Telecoms Giants SKT, LG, KT Launch Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Telecoms Giants SKT, LG, KT Launch Samsung Galaxy Note 8

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of uniform clad firefighters were present at 8 a.m. at SK Telecom’s main office building in Seoul on September 15. Decked out in their representative orange, the eight members of the Jungbu Fire Station were on site to receive special prizes and gifts as “winners” of an [...]