The South Korean government confirmed that K-pop supergroup BTS will not be exempt from military service.

BTS to do military service: South Korean government refuses to give K-pop supergroup exemptions

  • Fans and politicians of group that topped the Billboard charts had called for authorities to exempt band members from military duty
  • But government confirms only ‘qualified’ athletes and artists, not famous entertainers, will get immunity
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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The South Korean government confirmed that K-pop supergroup BTS will not be exempt from military service.
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K-pop star Goo Hara is bouncing back after an apparent suicide attempt in May. She has released a single and has had a mini tour of Japan.

K-pop star Goo Hara makes comeback after apparent suicide attempt, with single and tour

  • Former member of girl group Kara was found unconscious at home by her manager in May 2019, after a suspected attempt to take her own life
  • She has released a single, Midnight Queen, and undertaken a four-date Japanese tour
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K-pop star Goo Hara is bouncing back after an apparent suicide attempt in May. She has released a single and has had a mini tour of Japan.
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