Former Big Bang member Seungri arrives for questioning by police in Seoul in August over illicit overseas gambling, the latest step in a snowballing sex and drugs scandal that saw him retire in March. Photo: AFP

Ex-Big Bang singer Seungri, former K-pop boss may face gambling charges over Las Vegas hotel casino jaunts

  • After sex and drug scandals that led K-pop star and YG Entertainment boss to quit music industry, police recommend pair be prosecuted for habitual gambling
  • Seungri and Yang Hyun-suk gambled hundreds of thousands of US dollars during frequent trips to Las Vegas, police investigators say
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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Former Big Bang member Seungri arrives for questioning by police in Seoul in August over illicit overseas gambling, the latest step in a snowballing sex and drugs scandal that saw him retire in March. Photo: AFP
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After the death of K-pop star Sulli shone the light on cyberbullying in Korea, a law has been proposed to deal with anonymous online attacks.

After K-pop death, ‘Sulli’s Law’ being considered to fight cyberbullying

  • People use online forums to attack others anonymously, often with no idea of the damage they inflict
  • However, a law that demands people use their real identities online is hard to enforce and some say unconstitutional
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After the death of K-pop star Sulli shone the light on cyberbullying in Korea, a law has been proposed to deal with anonymous online attacks.
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