Mandatory military service
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K-pop superband BTS members to face possible military conscription

Whether the band’s members must serve in the army is one of the hottest issues in South Korea because its oldest member, Jin, faces possible enlistment early next year.

published on : 7th October 2022
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Son Heung-min's South Korea in Asian Games football final after Vietnam win

Vietnam's occasional attacks mostly faltered before reaching the opposition box and South Korea keeper Jo Hyeon-woo was barely tested by a couple of tame long-range strikes.

published on : 29th August 2018
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Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold as compatriot misses military service exemption

Nearly every able-bodied South Korean male is required to enrol by age 28 in the military, although a rare reprieve is gifted to elite sportsmen such as Olympic Games medallists or Asiad champion.

published on : 29th August 2018