The five-track record includes a duet with singer 10cm and the most touching Korean pop song of the year so far.
Diplomatic tensions between the two countries has not slowed down the rush of popstar hopefuls flocking to attend K-pop camps.
BLINKs in the Hong Kong region can see their K-pop idols in early June at the Venetian Macao.
The megastars broke a record set by fellow South Korean band BlackPink only last week.
Blackpink's Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo and Rose want to become global sensations, but this new release might not be enough.
From backup singer to solo artist, South Korean musician Shaun discusses his rise with our junior reporters.
The K-pop veteran talks about the inspiration for her new songs and the freedom to experiment at smaller label Amoeba Culture.
The South Korean seven-piece recived a nod - but not for their incredibly popular music, which has soared up the charts around the world.
The South Korean band's world tour is the music event Hong Kong fans have been waiting for all year.
A total of 18,000 people voted for the South Korean band in a poll hosted by online ticketing marketplace Stubhub.