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...

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. Establi...

Haechan meets Haechan: K-pop star honored with zoo namesake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby pudu at the Los Angeles Zoo after one of its members, Haechan (HECH'-ehn). This week, the human Haechan got t...

Under China's eye: Korean music companies exercise caution with Taiwanese K-pop stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Major music corporations in Korea are coming under increased scrutiny by Chinese government officials for the language used to describe K-Pop stars from Taiwan. Accordi...

Korean boyband BTS kicks off Asia tour next week, comes to Taiwan in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The South Korean boy band BTS is coming to Taiwan for two exciting concerts on Dec. 8 and 9 as part of the group's Love Yourself Asia Tour. The group will be perfor...

S.Korea K-Pop Star Suzy is coming to Taipei!

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- South Korean Pop Star Bae Suzy(배수지) will be visiting three Asian countries for Asian Fan Meeting to meet regional fans in person. According to JYP Entertainment, Suzy will be ...

Taiwan's Chou Tzu-yu ranks as 3rd most beautiful face of 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- TC Candler has listed Taiwanese K-pop singer Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜) as the third most beautiful face on his list titled "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017." This is...

It's official, K-pop girl group miss A is no more

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After seven years together the Korean K-Pop group miss A has officially been disbanded. The JYP entertainment company released an official statement on Dec. 26 announci...

K-Pop star Kim Jong-Hyun dies after apparent suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The lead singer of South Korean's K-pop boy band SHINee, died on Monday after leaving a message suggesting suicide, reported AP. According to police, Kim's deat...

Taiwanese K-pop star to perform at Japanese New Year's Eve festival

Taipei, Nov. 16 (CNA) Taiwanese K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜) will perform at a New Year's Eve song festival that is produced by the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), the organizers said Thursd...

Video of US first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A video of first lady Melania Trump smiling at South Korean girls who had burst into screaming when they saw a member of K-pop boy band has been shared widely on social media...

ROC flag a consensus among Taiwanese: DPP official

The official designation of Taiwan, the Republic of China (ROC), and the ROC flag are highly symbolic for people in Taiwan, and there is a broad consensus on the national flag, a Democratic Progressiv...