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Rolling Stone mislabels nationality of Taiwan's TWICE star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rolling Stone has failed to correct an article in which it left out the fact that one of the members of the K-pop girl group TWICE is Taiwanese, rather than South Korean o...

Thompson scores 33, Warriors beat Lakers to win third in row

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr made a point to tell Klay Thompson he played his best game yet since returning in January from a 2 1/2-year absence following surgeries and long reha...

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu donates 50 respirators to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of the K-pop girl group Twice, on her birthday donated 50 respirators to help treat COVID-19 patients in critical condition in Taiw...

Korean American K-pop stars promote mental health awareness

SEOUL (AP) — K-pop star Eric Nam was having a meeting in New York when he suddenly felt a pain in his chest. “I thought I was going to have to call 911,” he said, recounting the exp...

Taiwan mulls new health insurance policy for citizens living overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration Director-General Lee Po-chang (李伯璋) said Saturday (Sept. 19) the government is considering a new health insurance pol...

Celebrities deny endorsing Beijing's encroachment on Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An announcement claiming to represent the Hong Kong entertainment industry and listing 2,605 names in support of Beijing's new national security law for the territory ...

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu returns to S. Korea after Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of K-pop girl group Twice, on Wednesday (March 18) returned to South Korea after undergoing a 14-day quarantine in her hometown of ...

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu quarantined in Taiwan after returning from S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of K-pop girl group Twice, on Sunday (March. 8) confirmed that her daughter is undergoing a two-week quarantine in he...

Indicted K-pop star Seungri may face military court

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A K-pop star charged with violating South Korea’s anti-prostitution law may have to join the country’s army and face trial in a military court. Last week, ...

K-pop star from Taiwan named 'most beautiful face of 2019'

Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of South Korean girl group Twice, was named the "most beautiful face of 2019" in a ranking released Friday by American film review site TC Candler. ...

South Korean actor Cha In-ha dead at age 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead on Tuesday (Dec. 3), making him the third South Korean star to die within the past two months. On Tuesday evening, Cha's...

Singer Goo Hara’s death shines light on dark side of K-pop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The death of South Korean singer and actor Goo Hara, whose body was found at her home in Seoul this week, has again shone a spotlight on pressures that stars, especially fema...

K-pop star Goo Hara found dead in Seoul

Korean celebrity entertainer Goo Hara, formerly a member of the girl group Kara, passed away at the age of 28, South Korean police said Sunday. Her body was discovered in her apartment in southern ...

K-Pop star Goo Hara found dead at her Seoul home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say pop star Goo Hara has been found dead at her home in Seoul. Police say an acquaintance found the 28-year-old dead at her home in sou...

K-Pop star Park Yoo-chun given suspended sentence for drugs

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, received a 10-month suspended sentence on Tuesday for illegal drug use. Suwon District Cour...