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On Saturday, LPGA star Park In-bee won gold in women's golf in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. And she garnered yet another achievement in her home turf: high viewership.

According to rating survey company Nielsen Korea, the final round of the women's gold tournament that was broadcast live on Saturday night local time garnered 23.9 per cent of viewership, which is the tally of 11.9 per cent viewership on KBS 2TV, 6.8 per cent on MBC TV and 5.2 per cent on SBS TV.

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CL is a master of bold beauty statements—that signature heavy winged liner, the river of silver strands that whips around her as she moves. So today, when the Korean pop star released the video for “Lifted,” her first full English-language single, the onslaught of striking hair transformations came as no surprise, but rather, her latest master class in chameleonic style.

There was a row of gold pistol-shaped clips, pinned to the right side of her waist-...

(Promotional poster for singer-songwriter CL’s latest single “Lifted” (YG Entertainment))

From light and poppy lyrics about young love to hard beats inspired by electronic dance music, the latest releases from K-pop girl groups are lighting up the charts at home and abroad.

Earlier this month, Korean entertainment megahouse YG Entertainment finally lifted the veil on its first girl group in seven years, Black Pink.

The four-member act’s...

First providing strict rules on what can be shown on Chinese TV and drama series, followed by measures to shut down the proliferation of child celebrities in the Mainland. The media rampage continues as China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television issued an order to restrict the appearance of Korean celebrities on programs and performances on the 28th of July.

Specifically, the government’s ban spans the following points...

The first South Korean zombie flick, Train To Busan, broke box office records drawing more than five million moviegoers in the first five...

War drama film “Operation Chromite”(Incheon Landing Operation) topped the Korean box office on the first day of its release, according to the...

Internationally renowned Korean soprano Sumi Jo on Tuesday released an album to mark her 30th anniversary of...

A 2nd generation Korean Australian soccer player of ‘Blacktown City’ Danny Choi(Korean name: Seungjoo...

Dami Im who wowed audiences across the globe when she competed in Eurovision 2016 and placed an incredible second...

A Korean university student wows the internet with her creative paintings on her face.

Dain Yoon describes...

South Korean Lee Byung-hun received the Star Asia Award at the 15th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), his agency...

South Korean actor Joo Jin-mo dismissed rumors that he is in romantic relationship with Chinese actress Zhang Li,...

Photo: View of Tea Plantation

Hadong in Gyeongsangnam-do and Boseong in Jeollanam-do are two major hubs of green tea culture in Korea. Both are home to environments that...

Photo: Panorama view of Gangneung Dohobu Government Office (top) / Traditional performance (bottom)

‘Osaek Dalbit (five cardinal colors moonlight) Gangneung Culture Night...

Photo: Aqua Planet

As temperatures soar, people dream of slipping into cool waters or even remember fondly the times of shivering in the chill of winter. On a summer trip...

Photo: Beautiful panoramic view of Namhae from the Hallyeosudo Viewing Ropeway

Frequently referred to as the Naples of Korea, Tongyeong in Gyeongsangnam-do and Geoje, a l...