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K-Pop band BTS become richer by millions after their record label’s IPO makes debut on stock markets

The members of chart-topping Korean boy band became rich by millions after their record label’s blockbuster IPO doubled in its stock market debut on Thursday. Big Hit Entertainment started trading in Seoul stock exchange at KRW₩ 270,000 (US$ 253) compared to last month’s KRW₩ 135,000 initial public offering price, lifting the company’s market value to […]

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BTS fans raise $1 million donation for Black Lives Matter movement

Fans of K-pop superstars BTS have matched a $1 million donation by the group to the Black Lives Matter movement. US-based Black Lives Matter campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people. It has organised rallies in the US to protest over the killing of African-American George Floyd by a white police officer on […]

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BTS suspends world tour due to coronavirus outbreak

South Korea’s K-Pop boy band BTS will suspend their world tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus and restrictions aimed at stopping it, their management said on Tuesday. The seven-member band had already postponed the North American leg of the tour, that was scheduled to start on April 25, and cancelled a […]