K-Pop

  • Hot News

    Events today in BKK

    Today in Bangkok, there are a couple of exciting things to do. Namely, the Tomorrow X Together World Tour 2022 will commence marking the first time the five-member K-pop boy band performs in the kingdom. The concert spans today and tomorrow and is drawing K-pop fans from all around. The band will perform at the Thunder Dome Stadium in Tamon…

  • Sponsored

    ICONSIAM, G-U Creative join hands to stage huge Thai-Japan music festival

    More than 100 Thai and Japanese pop music groups and talents will descend to the ICONSIAM for the greatest concert festival of the year. The Thai-Japan Iconic Music Fest 2022, is scheduled to take place at the River Park and Charoen Nakhon Hall on the M Floor of Bangkok’s world-class riverside shopping destination, from 21 to 23 October 2022. The…

  • Blackpink

    Thai superstar Lisa wins K-Pop MTV Video Music Award

    Pop superstar, member of K-Pop sensation Blackpink, and now, MTV Video Music Award winner – Thailand native Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban just set a new milestone with her win. The award went to her solo debut song and video for “LaLisa” which broke the Internet when it was released last year. When Lisa released the video for her debut single “LaLisa”…

  • Blackpink

    Lalisa causes a rush on roti sai mai after Instagram post

    Lalisa Lisa Manoban of K-Pop supergroup Blackpink has been a trendsetter lately after her debut solo video broke YouTube records gathering 50 million views in 12 hours. She has been named one of the top 20 most admired women in the world and caused a snack shopping frenzy when she mentioned in an interview that she loved the meatball vendors…

  • World

    Asia News Today | North Korea missile fail, Japan seeks to stop crypto payments to Russians

    https://youtu.be/9KWCYD7RofY Japanese authorities are ordering crypto exchanges not to process transactions involving any crypto assets as it maintains a stringent asset-freeze against Russia over their invasion and ongoing war in Ukraine. The G7 announced on Friday that Western nations “will impose costs on illicit Russian actors using digital assets to enhance and transfer their wealth.”There are growing concerns that cryptocurrencies…

  • Entertainment

    BTS Covid scare – RM, Jin and Suga test positive

    Even the world’s Number 1 band isn’t immune from Covid. South Korea’s BTS, the 7-member K-Pop supergroup, have announced that 3 of their members have tested positive for Covid 19. Big Hit Music have revealed that, RM and Jin tested positive for Covid just 1 day after fellow member Suga was also diagnosed with a positive test. All members received…

  • Blackpink

    Thai K-Pop Star Lisa in top 20 most admired women worldwide

    After a record-breaking YouTube debut, there is no denying that K-pop supergroup Blackpink member Lalisa Lisa Manobal commands clout, influence and admiration. Now YouGov has added the Thailand native Lisa to their list of the most admired women in the world after an international survey placed her at number 17. Her influence is undeniable in Thailand – when she said…

  • Phuket

    Senior hotels association member says NYE stars will boost Phuket tourism

    The president of the Thai Hotels Association’s southern chapter is backing the government’s decision to spend millions of baht on Phuket’s end-of-year festivities. Officials have confirmed that K-Pop star Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban and Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform in Phuket on New Year’s Eve. Critics have derided the plan due to the cost involved, with many suggesting the money…

  • Blackpink

    Thailand’s creative industry to grow by over 3% next year

    Thailand’s Creative Economy Agency says the creative industry is expected to grow by 1.51 trillion baht in 2022, which is about 3.55%. The CEA says the growth demonstrates Thailand’s soft power and international cultural influence. But, some experts say more can be done to increase its growth, as Thailand has long been know for its exceptional tourism, cuisine, traditional medicine,…

  • Events

    Thailand planning countdown event with Lalisa, Andrea Bocelli

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is aiming to nab celebrity opera singer Andrea Bocelli and Thai-born K-Pop superstar Lalisa for a New Year’s Eve celebration after Thailand’s reopening. The plan is still pending but after PM Prayut Chan-o-cha announced a November 1 reopening, the TAT aims to put Thailand front and centre in global tourism interest again in part with…

  • Blackpink

    Lisa of Blackpink set video records, 50 million views in 12 hours

    Lisa, the Thai native member of the K-Pop mega-group Blackpink just released her debut solo music video to record-breaking numbers. The track was released on YouTube hours ago, racking up 10 million views in just 2 hours, while continuing to be viewed in record numbers. The singer hails from Buri Ram, and her debut single as a solo artist is…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Bangkok restrictions, quarantine at home?, some beaches closed | June 28

    Bangkok has reported its first case of the Beta variant of Covid-19, originally detected in South Africa. The National Security Council chaired a meeting of the CCSA to discuss the rising infections in Bangkok and other dark red zone provinces, as well as the situation in the south of the country. The Medical Services Department has agreed that asymptomatic Covid-19…

  • Entertainment

    BTS make musical history with a slice of ‘Butter’

    Four #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 12 months! South Korean band BTS have made history again with ‘Butter’, topping Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart this week… the 4th #1 hit from the 7-member BTS on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles chart in 1 year, following ‘Dynamite’ and ‘Life Goes On’, and their collaboration on the ‘Savage…

  • Thailand

    2020’s movers, shakers and influences (that weren’t Covid) | VIDEO

    2020 The big events, the winners and the losers 2020 has been one of the most disruptive years in history, certainly for anyone that has lived since the great depression and the world wars. But although Covid-19 has been the big headline for the year, there has still been highlights and big news in all fields. Some of these big…

  • Protests

    K-Pop fan-funded billboards move from BTS and MRT stations to tuks tuks to support protesters

    K-Pop fan-funded “happy birthday” billboards are moving from mass transit stations in Bangkok to tuk tuks after the BTS Skytrain and MRT Bangkok Metro temporarily shut down services during pro-democracy protests last month. The world’s K-Pop fans are weaponising their huge numbers and online ‘power’ by supporting Thailand’s pro-democracy movement. In 3 days last month, Thai and overseas K-pop fans…

  • Thailand

    More catchy than Covid, K-Pop fans raise millions to support Thai protesters

    More catchy the Covid and spreading out around the world, this time from South Korea. Fans of K-Pop groups, South Korea’s slick pop music genre, have already raised millions of baht to support Thailand’s anti-government protests. The young Thai protesters have been showered with support, supportive K-Pop lyrics, Tweets, messages. And money. The incredible worldwide reach of K-Pop fans, for…

  • Protests

    K-Pop fans show their support for the young Thai protesters, donate 3 million+ baht

    Art meets politics again, this time with hundreds of thousands of K-Pop fans raising funds in support of the growing student protest movement in Thailand. So far they’ve raised more than 3 million baht (as of 10am this morning) but the amount is rising quickly as Thai and overseas K-Pop fans respond. The most popular band in Thailand at the…

  • BTS

    BTS release ‘Be’ on November 20, their production company valued at US$4 billion

    “Even in the face of this new normality, out life goes on and imparts a message of healing to fans and to the world.” Big Hit, the label behind South Korea’s mega pop outfit BTS, have announced that pre-orders have already started this week and general release of their new album is due on November 20. They’ve described the highly…

  • World

    BTS release their first all-English track ‘Dynamite’, and it’s a disco bop!

    The world’s most popular music group, BTS, have released their most anticipated track since the septet launched back in 2013. Really… most anticipated? Well, the song’s retro-vibed bop has obliterated the record for the biggest YouTube premiere, looking almost certain to eclipse the 100 million view mark in 24 hours. BTS’s long struggle to the top of, firstly South Korea’s…

  • World

    K-Pop fans mobilise to drown out racist tweets and hashtags

    K-Pop fandom have weaponised their huge base and taken on the hashtags #WhiteLivesMatter, set up as a spoiler to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. But the huge fanbase of K-Pop has mobilised to spoil the spoilers. By flooding the hashtags with content, the K-Pop fans have been drowning out racist or offensive posts. Instead they’ve used the hashtags to share pics of…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    A few more flight cancellations and K-Pop curtailed

    Airlines around the world are battling to re-assess and refine their flight schedules in response to the dive in passenger bookings following the outbreak and impact of the covid-19 coronavirus at the start of the year. In recent weeks the restrictions on travel, to many parts of the world, have started to bite. Thai AirAsia announced today that it will…

  • Việt Nam

    HyunA đăng cảnh “giường chiếu” của bạn trai khiến dân mạng rần rần

    Mới đây, HyunA đăng “cảnh giường chiếu”, khoe cảnh bạn trai ngái ngủ sau khi thức giấc vào buổi sáng lên trang cá nhân. Sau 4 năm, HyunA và Dawn luôn thể hiện sự ngọt ngào khiến rất nhiều người ngưỡng mộ. Từ lúc công khai chuyện tình cảm, HyunA không ngừng chia sẻ những hình ảnh thân mật, táo…