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No pass for South Korean boy band BTS on military service

CBS News Friday, 22 November 2019
The group of 7 young men have achieved rare global stardom, but the military has ruled that from next year, a very different job beckons
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News video: South Korean Boyband BTS May Have To Join The Military

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The mega-popular South Korean boy band BTS will not be given exemption from mandatory military service. The defense ministry made a statement reaffirming its policy of no exceptions for pop stars. The decision is likely to fuel debate about whether entertainers and athletes should have to do 18...

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