◎(Jin)是K-pop男孩樂隊中最老的成員，他於12月4日星期五滿28歲，但慶祝活動可能代表著他職業生涯的結束。據《The New York Times》報導，韓國之前的法律要求所有身體健全的人，在28歲時入伍大約20個月。
◎但是在（12月1日），也就是(Jin)生日三天前，韓國國民議會通過了一項《兵役法》的修訂案，該法案允許K-pop明星將兵役延後到大約30歲。(BTS)的首張英語單曲《Dynamite》在9月5日的Billboard Hot 100排行榜上排名第一，因此議員們在9月提出了修訂建議。所謂的“BTS Law”使(Jin)擁有了兩年多的時間，在（BTS）不可思議的表現中演出。
◎在（BTS）專輯《BE》拿下Billboard 200 No. 1，專輯的最新單曲《Life Goes On》在Hot 100單曲又拿下歷史性的第一，《Life Goes On》成為單曲榜62年歷史上，首位以韓語演唱的冠軍歌曲。
BTS didn't just blaze a trail for emerging K-pop acts, but they've inspired South Korea’s Parliament to not stop them in their tracks.
Jin, the oldest member of the K-pop boy band, turns 28 on Friday, Dec. 4, but the celebration could've marked an end to his career. Their native country's previous law required all able-bodied men to enlist in the military for approximately 20 months upon turning 28, according to The New York Times.
But on Tuesday (Dec. 1), three days before Jin's (real name Kim Seok-jin) fateful birthday, South Korea's National Assembly passed a revision of the Military Service Act that allows K-pop stars to postpone their military service until they're 30. Lawmakers proposed the revision in September after BTS' first-ever English-language single "Dynamite" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the Sept. 5-dated chart. The so-called "BTS Law" buys Jin two more years to perform with BTS during their incredible run.
The new law allows K-pop entertainers to apply for deferment if they've received government medals for elevating South Korea's cultural influence around the world. All seven members of BTS qualify after being awarded the country's Hwagwan orders of cultural merit from the government in 2018 during the Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards.
For decades, top South Korean athletes who've competed and won medals in the Olympics and Asian Games were temporarily excused from the country's sacred military conscription because they boosted national prestige. Award-winning classical and folk musicians were also given this luxury on the same grounds, but male K-pop stars finally get to join their ranks.
And the new law passed has given the ARMY more reasons to celebrate after BTS scored another historic No. 1 debut on the Hot 100 with their latest single "Life Goes On" from their Billboard 200 No. 1 album BE. "Life Goes On" becomes the first Hot 100 No. 1 in the chart's 62-year history sung predominantly in Korean.
See how some of the fans have been rejoicing over the new law in time for Jin's birthday below.