The seven-member boy band BTS – which twice topped the US Billboard album chart in 2018 – features in ‘The Bloomberg 50’– a list of those people who ‘changed the game in global business’ over the past 12 months. Photo: Mnet

What’s hot in Korea: a round-up of January’s top K-pop, K-drama and cultural news

EXO’s Kai declares his love for BLACKPINK’s Jennie, Lai Kuanlin prepares to film a TV drama and BTS makes Bloomberg’s 50 game-changers list

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The seven-member boy band BTS – which twice topped the US Billboard album chart in 2018 – features in ‘The Bloomberg 50’– a list of those people who ‘changed the game in global business’ over the past 12 months. Photo: Mnet
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K-pop heartthrob Ong Seong-wu will soon be seen on television screens, in the role of an 18-year-old student. Photo: Courtesy of Fantagio

K-pop band Wanna One’s Ong Seong-wu to make his debut as TV actor

The 23-year-old singer, who says he is ‘nervous but excited at the same time’, will play a lonely teenager in the television drama ‘Moments of 18’

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K-pop heartthrob Ong Seong-wu will soon be seen on television screens, in the role of an 18-year-old student. Photo: Courtesy of Fantagio
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