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SM addresses Tao’s exit rumor

SM Entertainment has expressed its intent to mend a fractured relationship with Tao, a member of K-pop boy band EXO, amid rumors that the 22-year-old would quit the 10-member group. “Lately, we were ...

Updated : 2015.04.23 19:55

Yuri confirmed dating baseball player

Yuri, a member of K-pop group Girls’ Generation, has been dating baseball player Oh Seung-hwan for six months, SM Entertainment confirmed Monday. “Yuri and Oh have developed romantic feelings for ea...

Updated : 2015.04.20 19:11

Kwanghee takes coveted spot in ‘Infinite Challenge’

Kwanghee of K-pop boy group ZE:A has been selected as the “sixth man” of the cast in the latest episode of the MBC reality program “Infinite Challenge,” one of Korea’s most popular weekly shows. On the episode that aired on Saturday, Kwanghee beat out other competitors to become the s...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:27

S. Korean firms to participate in K-pop convention in Japan

Dozens of South Korea's small- and medium-sized enterprises will set up booths at a K-pop convention in Japan this week, organizers said Sunday.The organizers, including the Small and Medium Business Administration, said more than 40 small- and medium-sized firms will participate in KCON J...

Updated : 2015.04.19 15:02

CL to perform at N. American music fest in summer

South Korean singer CL will be performing at a North American music festival this summer, her agency said Sunday.CL, who leads South Korean girl group 2NE1, is taking part in this year's Mad Decent Block Party, YG Entertainment said.The festival will make stops in 19 North American cities ...

Updated : 2015.04.19 09:56

Jun Ji-hyun on Elle cover in six Asian countries

South Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun is on the cover of the forthcoming issue of Elle magazine to be published in six Asian countries, the fashion magazine's Korean office said Wednesday.Elle Korea released the cover photos of the 34-year-old actress, which will become available in the April i...

Updated : 2015.04.15 16:46

K-Star Road in Gangnam beckons hallyu tourists

South Korea’s Gangnam-gu Office in the affluent southern district of Seoul will further revamp the streets of Cheongdam-dong to recreate them as streets of hallyu, or the Korean Wave, as part of effo...

Updated : 2015.04.12 18:50

Epik High wins Chinese music award

South Korean hip-hop group Epik High nabbed one of the top honors at a Chinese music awards event Saturday. The trio scooped the Best Performance Artist of the Year at the third YINYUE V-Chart Awards ...

Updated : 2015.04.12 18:43

Kim Soo-hyun to star in action flick

Actor Kim Soo-hyun will return to the silver screen in the second half of next year with the movie “Real,” his agency said Thursday. The movie, slated to start production in October, will be Kim’s ...

Updated : 2015.04.09 19:41

Miss A holds onto No. 1 with ‘Only You’

K-pop girl group Miss A has held onto the No. 1 spot on Korea’s music charts with its latest track “Only You” for five straight days. As of Friday morning, “Only You,” from the group’s seventh p...

Updated : 2015.04.03 19:18

TVXQ’s Yunho to join military

Yunho, one half of K-pop idol duo TVXQ, will enter military service this year, his label SM Entertainment told media Friday. His exact enlistment date is yet to be confirmed.  Yunho of TVXQ. (SM Ente...

Updated : 2015.04.03 19:18

Song Hye-kyo, Song Joong-ki pair up for new drama

Actress Song Hye-kyo and actor Song Joong-ki will pair up in the new drama “Descendants of the Sun,” it was revealed Thursday. The drama is scheduled to simultaneously air in the second half of the ...

Updated : 2015.04.02 19:32

Big Bang to release new album in May

K-pop boy group Big Bang will make a grand return to the music scene in May, its agency YG Entertainment said Wednesday. Big Bang will release a new album on May 1, more than three years after putting...

Updated : 2015.04.01 19:48

Suzy and Miss A return

The unexpected news that mega celebrities Suzy and hallyu star Lee Min-ho are dating has been all the buzz in the local entertainment industry this past week.Exactly one week since the story broke, K-...

Updated : 2015.03.31 19:30

JYJ’s Jaejoong, Super Junior’s Sungmin join the Army

JYJ’s Jaejoong and Super Junior’s Sungmin both enlisted in the Army Tuesday for their mandatory military service.Jaejoong made a low-key enlistment. It is not known where he will receive his weeks-l...

Updated : 2015.03.31 13:45