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Korean fans demand Ilhoon’s immediate removal from BTOB due to marijuana scandal

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Manila, Dec. 23 -- Korean fans are demanding that singer Jung Ilhoon be immediately expelled from K-pop boy band BTOB for using marijuana. The 26-year-old singer was investigated by the police after they determined that he used marijuana several times with acquaintances from four to...

Patriot: Bringing back National Service would be a waste of taxpayers’ money

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 29 -- Veterans' group Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan (Patriot) has slammed the government's purported plans to reestablish the National Service Training Programme (PLKN) as a colossal waste of taxpayers' money, especially as the Covid-19 crisis continues to rage on. Patriot president Brigadier General...

India concerned over situation in South China Sea that ‘erode trust’

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India -- Against the backdrop of China's assertive activities in the South China Sea, India on Saturday expressed concern over actions in the region that erode trust and said a proposed code of conduct for the disputed waters shouldn't affect the legitimate interests of...

Lee Dong Wook opens up about challenges as an actor and his hobbies

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South Korean actor Lee Dong Wook opened up about his mindset as an actor in his latest interview with Nylon magazine. The actor graced the cover of the magazine with a playful yet charismatic look. He looked stunning as he modelled different styles of...

North Korea’s Kim lauds Chinese war dead on anniversary

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has paid tribute to the millions of Chinese troops who fought a US-led coalition to a standstill and saved his country from defeat in the Korean War, state media reported Thursday. The 1950-53 conflict was the first and so...

BLACKPINK’s Rosé wears Saint Laurent on cover of Dazed

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé looked sophisticated and classy as a global muse of Saint Laurent for the upcoming issue of Dazed magazine. The singer of one of the hottest South Korean girl groups wore Saint Laurent collection pieces that were designed by creative director Anthony Vaccarello. Trying on...

BLACKPINK’s Rosé wears Saint Laurent on cover of Dazed

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé looked sophisticated and classy as a global muse of Saint Laurent for the upcoming issue of Dazed magazine. The singer of one of the hottest South Korean girl groups wore Saint Laurent collection pieces that were designed by creative director Anthony Vaccarello. Trying on...

Translation tools, air purifiers: face masks go high-tech

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by Catherine Lai / with Harumi Ozawa in Tokyo From monitoring vital signs to filtering filthy air and even translating speech into other languages, the coronavirus-fuelled boom in mask-wearing has spawned an unusual range of high-tech face coverings. As masks become the norm worldwide, tech companies...

North Korean justice system treats people as ‘less than animals’: HRW

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Torture, humiliation and coerced confessions are rampant in North Korea’s pretrial detention system which treats people as worth “less than an animal�, a rights group said Monday in a report on the country’s opaque legal processes. US-based Human Rights Watch drew on interviews with dozens...

Chinese video site “illegally distributing” Blackpink documentary and BTS concert

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Seoul — Media outlet Allkpop reported recently that the Netflix documentary Blackpink: Light Up The Sky is being illegally distributed on a Chinese video site. A full 79-minute of the Netflix documentary was uploaded on Wednesday (Oct 14) on the popular Chinese video site BiliBili,...
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