What if a dead person read your message?

When various messaging apps introduced the function of read receipts, it took the world by storm. While some liked that it helps inform them that the message has been read and received, a handful felt that their privacy was infringed. Or worse –– when you send across an important message and you receive a bluetick without […]

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Jeer behind the jolly –– Strikes at Korea’s largest broadcasting stations

The Korean Media Industry Norm – Strikes “Shuts Down” Major Korean broadcasting stations 3 January 2018 – 2017 has been a tumultuous year for K-pop and more so for the Korean entertainment industry. Several major strikes have led to an almost complete shutdown for the biggest broadcasting stations in South Korea. While this would normally […]

“Soo-neung” was postponed for the first time in history, here’s why

We’re only 24 hours left to soo-neung! The college scholastic ability test in Korea or more commonly known as “soo-neung” has earned itself a name for being notoriously difficult and tough to complete. It’s a standardised test held once a year, where third-year high school students sit through different examination papers for various subjects one […]

[COVERAGE] Taeyang Hopes To Be Back With Big Bang: ‘White Night’ in Singapore

Unlike other occasions, Taeyang stands alone without his other 4 members for support. He fills the stage with his cherished dancers and carefully hand-picked band but nothing fills the void that his members left behind. During his final comments, he brought tears to his fan’s eyes when he said, “I’m the happiest when I’m with […]