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Break the Silence

K-dramas can be as fluffy and sweet as cotton candy, but even when they are lighthearted, these dramas can touch on serious social issues being discussed around the world.

Break the Silence: Webtoon poster and drama poster

Bangladesh to attain targeted GDP growth in FY21: Kamal

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday expressed his optimism that Bangladesh would would again atop other Asian countries in GDP growth attainment this year attaining its targeted 8.1 to 8.2 ...

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Battery-powered face mask seeks to fight COVID and foggy glasses

A South Korean company has invented a battery-powered filtered face mask designed to reduce annoying problems associated with conventional designs, such as breathing difficulties and fogged-up ...

Battery-powered face mask seeks to fight COVID and foggy glasses

The dark side of K-pop

The dark side of K-pop reveals, under the glitter and glamour, stories of depression, unrealistic beauty demands and suicide

Mina (L) and Jimin


Is it really okay to not be okay?

In this time when mental health-related issues are rising, the drama ‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’ hits at the core of society

Official poster


Girl groups on their road to success

K-pop girl groups have become immensely popular, with their cool concepts, catchy lyrics, point choreography and fresh visuals. They rule the world of music.


S Korea reports highest COVID-19 cases since March

South Korea reported 441 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest spike in the number of single-day infections since 7 March.

Visitors wearing masks to avoid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) fill out a form which is mandatory to get into a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, 26 August 26 2020.

South Korean students forced online as global virus crisis deepens

Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling programme, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the ...

Students wearing masks rest amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea, 25 August.


The shine of BTS after quarantine

In this time of pandemic, BTS, the most popular K-pop boy group, is going to make their fans extremely happy with some good news, four pieces of good news actually! BTS fans will be thrilled.

BTS stage performance


Blackpink is really the revolution

Blackpink's coming launch may already be their most highly-anticipated release yet because now they are going to collaborate with Selena Gomez

Blackpink performing on stage
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