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K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch tanked on Netflix but who is to blame – stars Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun, or writer Kim Eun-sook?

Despite the initial fanfare the Netflix-distributed series received, critics and viewers were unimpressed by this drama penned by the writer of Goblin and Descendants of the Sun

9 Jul 2020 - 2:53PM

Despite the initial fanfare the Netflix-distributed series received, critics and viewers were unimpressed by this drama penned by the writer of Goblin and Descendants of the Sun

K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch tanked on Netflix but who is to blame – stars Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun, or writer Kim Eun-sook?
NCT’s Johnny Suh, America’s very own K-pop star – the catlike rapper with a towering 6-foot tall frame and washboard abs

Fans can’t get enough of the K-pop hottie with a towering 6-foot frame and washboard abs

8 Jul 2020 - 4:36PM

Fans can’t get enough of the K-pop hottie with a towering 6-foot frame and washboard abs

NCT’s Johnny Suh, America’s very own K-pop star – the catlike rapper with a towering 6-foot tall frame and washboard abs
BTS’ Suga, IU, TVXQ’s Yunho and more K-pop idols that lived through poverty, cockroaches and hungry humble backgrounds

They might be household names now raking in the millions, but from BTS’ Suga to the late Goo Hara, these 5 Korean superstars once had to struggle for their meals

24 Jun 2020 - 8:00AM

They might be household names now raking in the millions, but from BTS’ Suga to the late Goo Hara, these 5 Korean superstars once had to struggle for their meals

BTS’ Suga, IU, TVXQ’s Yunho and more K-pop idols that lived through poverty, cockroaches and hungry humble backgrounds
Is DeVita South Korea’s next star singer? Why Chloe Cho aims for ‘world domination’

Move over boys: South Korean label AOMG signs their third female artist – meet DeVita, aka Chloe Cho, as she plans for ‘world domination’

22 Jun 2020 - 4:00PM

Move over boys: South Korean label AOMG signs their third female artist – meet DeVita, aka Chloe Cho, as she plans for ‘world domination’

Is DeVita South Korea’s next star singer? Why Chloe Cho aims for ‘world domination’
K-pop band NCT 127 on their new album Neo Zone: The Final Round, Bruce Lee’s influence on them, and how much NCTzens mean to them – interview

In a virtual Q&A, we talk with the boys about the new songs on their album, about their live-stream concert and future plans – and we hear a special message to NCTzens

17 Jun 2020 - 8:00AM

In a virtual Q&A, we talk with the boys about the new songs on their album, about their live-stream concert and future plans – and we hear a special message to NCTzens

K-pop band NCT 127 on their new album Neo Zone: The Final Round, Bruce Lee’s influence on them, and how much NCTzens mean to them – interview
Why When The Weather is Fine – starring Park Min-young and Seo Kang-joon – is not your typical Korean drama romance

Romcom darling Park Min-young dials down for the more mellow charms of JTBC’s latest Korean drama series

16 Jun 2020 - 4:00PM

Romcom darling Park Min-young dials down for the more mellow charms of JTBC’s latest Korean drama series

Why When The Weather is Fine – starring Park Min-young and Seo Kang-joon – is not your typical Korean drama romance
K-pop’s NCT Dream on new EP Reload, live-stream Beyond the Dream Show, growing up and why Puzzle Piece is their favourite song – interview

STYLE talks exclusively to the South Korean boy band about hit new single Ridin’, how coronavirus caused cancelled gigs and why Jeno and Jaemin write the lyrics

9 Jun 2020 - 10:13AM

STYLE talks exclusively to the South Korean boy band about hit new single Ridin’, how coronavirus caused cancelled gigs and why Jeno and Jaemin write the lyrics

K-pop’s NCT Dream on new EP Reload, live-stream Beyond the Dream Show, growing up and why Puzzle Piece is their favourite song – interview
Are the winners of rigged K-pop reality show Produce 101 the villains or the victims – should Iz*One and X1 be compensated?

Controversy forces boy band X1 to split up while girl group Iz*One are criticised for their successful comeback

4 Jun 2020 - 4:32PM

Controversy forces boy band X1 to split up while girl group Iz*One are criticised for their successful comeback

Are the winners of rigged K-pop reality show Produce 101 the villains or the victims – should Iz*One and X1 be compensated?
Exo’s Chen, Shinwa’s Jun Jin, Lee Yeon-hee – which K-pop and Korean drama stars got married, and who had a baby during lockdown?

The whole world may have been in lockdown, but several Korean stars still had plenty of time for love, with surprise baby news and wedding announcements sweeping across social media

1 Jun 2020 - 10:00AM

The whole world may have been in lockdown, but several Korean stars still had plenty of time for love, with surprise baby news and wedding announcements sweeping across social media

Exo’s Chen, Shinwa’s Jun Jin, Lee Yeon-hee – which K-pop and Korean drama stars got married, and who had a baby during lockdown?
Why NCT Dream is the K-pop group to watch this year, following rebooted new album release Reload

Reborn, rebooted, better? Once a temporary team concept, the teenage NCT sub-unit has been solidified forevermore – entering a bold new phase with fresh album Reload

28 May 2020 - 9:00AM

Reborn, rebooted, better? Once a temporary team concept, the teenage NCT sub-unit has been solidified forevermore – entering a bold new phase with fresh album Reload

Why NCT Dream is the K-pop group to watch this year,  following rebooted new album release Reload
Thank Jennie from Blackpink for South Korea’s ‘high teen’ fashion explosion – vintage 1990s items like scrunchies, pleated skirts and wide-legged jeans

Silky scrunchies, wide-legged jeans, tartan pleated skirts like Alicia Silverstone wore in Clueless – the ‘high teen’ fashion look in South Korea has exploded in popularity, and it all started with K-pop star Jennie Kim of Blackpink.

25 May 2020 - 6:24PM

Silky scrunchies, wide-legged jeans, tartan pleated skirts like Alicia Silverstone wore in Clueless – the ‘high teen’ fashion look in South Korea has exploded in popularity, and it all started with K-pop star Jennie Kim of Blackpink.

Thank Jennie from Blackpink for South Korea’s ‘high teen’ fashion explosion – vintage 1990s items like scrunchies, pleated skirts and wide-legged jeans
K-pop’s Jungkook, Park Gyu-ri and Song Min-ho all face backlash for partying during coronavirus, but who was really in the wrong?

BTS’ Jungkook, Kara’s Park Gyu-ri and Winner’s Song Min-ho are among the stars to face backlash for partying during coronavirus – but who was really in the wrong? STYLE separates fact from fiction

19 May 2020 - 4:00PM

BTS’ Jungkook, Kara’s Park Gyu-ri and Winner’s Song Min-ho are among the stars to face backlash for partying during coronavirus – but who was really in the wrong? STYLE separates fact from fiction

K-pop’s Jungkook, Park Gyu-ri and Song Min-ho all face backlash for partying during coronavirus, but who was really in the wrong?
The World of the Married’s Han So-hee – 5 things to know about the breakout star of South Korea’s top-rated new drama

The 25-year-old natural beauty moved to Seoul with less than US$250 in her pocket and found herself working in a beer joint – before landing work in MVs alongside K-pop idols SHINee and Jung Yong-hwa

13 May 2020 - 10:00AM

The 25-year-old natural beauty moved to Seoul with less than US$250 in her pocket and found herself working in a beer joint – before landing work in MVs alongside K-pop idols SHINee and Jung Yong-hwa

The World of the Married’s Han So-hee – 5 things to know about the breakout star of South Korea’s top-rated new drama
K-pop collab showdown: BTS’ Suga and IU vs Exo’s Baekhyun and Bol4, as 2 epic Korean idol duet releases drop in May

Top K-pop idols are joining forces to release new singles to the delight of BTS, Exo and IU fans who are stuck at home during the global pandemic

12 May 2020 - 6:07PM

Top K-pop idols are joining forces to release new singles to the delight of BTS, Exo and IU fans who are stuck at home during the global pandemic

K-pop collab showdown: BTS’ Suga and IU vs Exo’s Baekhyun and Bol4, as 2 epic Korean idol duet releases drop in May
5 things to know about Baekhyun, the K-pop star of Exo and SuperM fame

The million-selling singer, who turns 28 on May 6, is loved for his role in two of K-pop’s biggest boy groups, but here are five lesser-known facts about the puppy-faced superstar

5 May 2020 - 10:55AM

The million-selling singer, who turns 28 on May 6, is loved for his role in two of K-pop’s biggest boy groups, but here are five lesser-known facts about the puppy-faced superstar

5 things to know about Baekhyun, the K-pop star of Exo and SuperM fame
Is the ‘fox eye challenge’ racist? Why some Asians are giving the side eye to social media trend popularised by stars like Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner

A harmless beauty trend, or one with racist undertones? The ‘fox eye challenge’ recreates a facial feature commonly seen in Asians – elongated eyes that slant up – and some people aren’t happy about it.

28 Apr 2020 - 6:11PM

A harmless beauty trend, or one with racist undertones? The ‘fox eye challenge’ recreates a facial feature commonly seen in Asians – elongated eyes that slant up – and some people aren’t happy about it.

Is the ‘fox eye challenge’ racist? Why some Asians are giving the side eye to social media trend popularised by stars like Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner
BTS brought live-streaming concerts to K-pop fans in lockdown for free … now NCT Dream, SuperM and NCT 127 repeat the trick – but only to viewers prepared to pay

The BangBangCon aired 4 BTS concerts for free – now SM Entertainment is charging K-pop fans US$30 to access V Live concerts by WayV, NCT Dream and NCT 127

27 Apr 2020 - 8:00PM

The BangBangCon aired 4 BTS concerts for free – now SM Entertainment is charging K-pop fans US$30 to access V Live concerts by WayV, NCT Dream and NCT 127

BTS brought live-streaming concerts to K-pop fans in lockdown for free … now NCT Dream, SuperM and NCT 127 repeat the trick – but only to viewers prepared to pay
Why young, rich K-pop stars Jeon So-mi, Suzy and Seolhyun are attracting haters for showing off their wealth online

Showered with fame, adulation and cash while still in their teens, young Korean idols are facing a growing backlash for showing off their lavish lifestyles on social media

14 Apr 2020 - 11:00AM

Showered with fame, adulation and cash while still in their teens, young Korean idols are facing a growing backlash for showing off their lavish lifestyles on social media

Why young, rich K-pop stars Jeon So-mi, Suzy and Seolhyun are attracting haters for showing off their wealth online
Hi Bye, Mama!’s gender backlash explained – a 5-year-old boy was cast as a girl and Korean drama fans are freaking out

Seo Woo-jin, 5, might be a boy, but he was cast as Kim Tae-hee’s daughter – forcing the boy’s real mother to come out and defend her ‘very boyish’ son

7 Apr 2020 - 3:00PM

Seo Woo-jin, 5, might be a boy, but he was cast as Kim Tae-hee’s daughter – forcing the boy’s real mother to come out and defend her ‘very boyish’ son

Hi Bye, Mama!’s gender backlash explained – a 5-year-old boy was cast as a girl and Korean drama fans are freaking out
The best YouTube fitness videos and motivational apps for your coronavirus lockdown, workout-from-home routines

With gyms shut your regular workout may have been replaced with another snack attack on the sofa – it’s time to WOFH

6 Apr 2020 - 9:00AM

With gyms shut your regular workout may have been replaced with another snack attack on the sofa – it’s time to WOFH

The best YouTube fitness videos and motivational apps for your coronavirus lockdown, workout-from-home routines
Which Korean celebrities caused a storm over their social media posts – showing them mask-free and hanging out in Bali, Paris and New York during the coronavirus pandemic?

Celebrities’ social media postings are coming under close scrutiny, with stars facing criticism for setting a bad example as cases of Covid-19 rage globally

1 Apr 2020 - 11:20AM

Celebrities’ social media postings are coming under close scrutiny, with stars facing criticism for setting a bad example as cases of Covid-19 rage globally

Which Korean celebrities caused a storm over their social media posts – showing them mask-free and hanging out in Bali, Paris and New York during the coronavirus pandemic?
From Disney’s Girl Meets World to unlikely LGBT icon – the sudden transformation of feminist Instagram activist Rowan Blanchard

From her squeaky-clean debut on Disney’s Girl Meets World, the 18-year-old actress has emerged as an unlikely feminist activist

9 Apr 2020 - 4:28PM

From her squeaky-clean debut on Disney’s Girl Meets World, the 18-year-old actress has emerged as an unlikely feminist activist

From Disney’s Girl Meets World to unlikely LGBT icon – the sudden transformation of feminist Instagram activist Rowan Blanchard
‘Candy girl’ no more: K-drama finally embraces feminism – led by Her Private Life and The Beauty Inside

Recent hit Korean dramas Her Private Life and Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo made strides forward, parking the tired ‘candy girl’ cliché in favour of progressive female leads

30 Mar 2020 - 5:10PM

Recent hit Korean dramas Her Private Life and Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo made strides forward, parking the tired ‘candy girl’ cliché in favour of progressive female leads

‘Candy girl’ no more: K-drama finally embraces feminism – led by Her Private Life and The Beauty Inside
BTS want you to learn Korean with new Weverse app – what do K-pop fans really think?

Fans have long complained about a lack of subtitles on K-pop videos – so BTS and Big Hit Entertainment have hit back with a whole online course of Korean lessons

27 Mar 2020 - 6:05PM

Fans have long complained about a lack of subtitles on K-pop videos – so BTS and Big Hit Entertainment have hit back with a whole online course of Korean lessons

BTS want you to learn Korean with new Weverse app – what do K-pop fans really think?
5 reasons why K-pop’s Mark Lee of SuperM and NCT is destined to become a global star

SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man was so impressed with the 20-year-old that he chose him to join older colleagues from SHINee and EXO in collaborative group SuperM

24 Mar 2020 - 3:00PM

SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man was so impressed with the 20-year-old that he chose him to join older colleagues from SHINee and EXO in collaborative group SuperM

5 reasons why K-pop’s Mark Lee of SuperM and NCT is destined to become a global star