All posts tagged "topstories"

  • Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon pays a courtesy call on former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Yonsei University in Seoul on July 26, 2017. (photo courtesy of the Ministry of Unification)
    Unification minister pays courtesy call on Ban

    SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) — Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon paid a courtesy call on former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday and discussed security issues. Cho visited Ban at Yonsei University in Seoul in the afternoon,...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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    N.K. military officials vow war readiness ahead of armistice anniv.

    SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) — Servicemen from North Korea’s military have vowed their firm readiness to fight with the United States ahead of the 64th anniversary of the armistice that ended the 1950-53 Korean War, Pyongyang’s state...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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    ‘The Battleship Island’ headed towards big opening at box office

    SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) — “The Battleship Island,” a new South Korean World War II blockbuster film, is set to make an opening day splash on Wednesday, with nearly 600,000 tickets having been reserved on the release...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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    EXO’s ‘The War’ tops Billboard’s World Albums chart

    SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) — K-pop boy band EXO’s latest album rose to the top of Billboard’s World Albums chart, according to the music publication Wednesday “The War,” EXO’s fourth full-length studio album, was ranked No. 1...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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    TWICE’s Japanese debut album sells over 200,000 copies

    SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) — K-pop sensation TWICE’s inaugural Japanese album has sold over 200,000 copies, according to its agency Tuesday. “#TWICE” has sold 200,018 copies in Japan since the June 28 release there, JYP Entertainment said,...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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    BLACKPINK, Sechskies to perform at 2017 BOAF in October

    SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) — K-pop acts BLACKPINK and Sechskies will perform at the 2017 Busan One Asia Festival (BOAF) in October, according to organizers Tuesday. The two groups, along with GFriend and Ailee, were part of...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Song Joong-ki of the upcoming movie "The Battleship Island" poses for the camera in a photo provided by Blossom Entertainment. (Yonhap)
    Song Joong-ki finds delivering dark side more intriguing

    By Chang Dong-woo and Cho Jae-young SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) — Since his rise to stardom through “Descendants of the Sun,” actor Song Joong-ki has established a public image of a wholesome, upright and humble young actor....

    • Posted July 24, 2017
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