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Black Pink is newest YG girl group

YG Entertainment confirmed the launch of new four-member girl group Black Pink on Wednesday.YG released pictures of the new girl group via their official blog, confirming the identities of the members...

Updated : 2016.06.29 17:38

Kim Seong-min found unconscious after attempted suicide

Actor Kim Seong-min was found unconscious after a suicide attempt following a fight with his wife in the small hours of Friday, according to the police. (Yonhap)The Seocho police said they first visit...

Updated : 2016.06.24 16:10

Live streaming of Park Hae-jin's Chinese show prep hits 1 mln views

More than a million people watched the behind-the-scenes footage of South Korean actor Park Hae-jin's appearance on a Chinese entertainment show, his publicist said Thursday.Park's every word and gesture was broadcast live on the Chinese social media website Weibo in the run-up to the pre-...

Updated : 2016.06.02 10:35

Jung Yong-hwa becomes new face of Chinese public campaign

Actor, songwriter and lead singer of K-pop rock band CNBLUE Jung Yong-hwa, is the new face of the Chinese public campaign “Power to Go,” the artist’s agency FNC Entertainment announced Wednesday. ...

Updated : 2016.06.01 14:12

Talent agency, private institute to build K-pop int'l school

S.M. Entertainment, the country's largest talent agency, and a private institute will found an alternative international school for teenagers dreaming of becoming K-pop stars, the companies said Friday.S.M. signed a memorandum of understanding with Haneul Education Co. to open what is tent...

Updated : 2016.05.27 11:25

Cliff from ‘My Love from the Star’ restricted for safety concerns

The famous cliff from 2014 hit-TV drama “My Love from the Star” has been temporarily closed to the public over safety concerns since April 22.   According to the Incheon Metropolitan City, the cli...

Updated : 2016.05.13 16:09

[Hallyu Power] K-pop powerhouses looking to take a bite out of culinary world

Hallyu continues to forge ahead around the globe, with K-pop powerhouses unrelenting in finding new ways to spread Korean culture, even if it means venturing outside the entertainment field. One of t...

Updated : 2016.05.10 17:26

[Photo News] K-pop flashmob dance in Brazil

K-POP IN BRAZIL -- About 200 people, including members of “Viva Coreia,” a group of hallyu fans, perform a K-pop flash mob dance in Sao Paulo on April 27, 100 days before the opening of the Rio 2016...

Updated : 2016.04.28 15:13

Top stars make cameo appearances in TV dramas

Top Korean stars including Yoo Ah-in, Lee Kwang-soo, Zo In-sung and Park Shin-hye, are playing cameo roles in TV dramas, stealing the show despite their brief appearances.  In the hit TV drama “Desc...

Updated : 2016.04.28 13:22

Park Hae-jin depicted on Chinese stamps

Actor Park Hae-jin will be featured on Chinese postage stamps, Chinese media reported Monday. The stamps are part of the Dream China project jointly organized by China’s Ministry of Communications a...

Updated : 2016.04.18 15:40

Park Hae-jin wins best male actor award in China

South Korean actor Park Hae-jin won “Male Actor of the Year” at a Chinese award ceremony in Beijing on Wednesday, his management company said Friday.  Park achieved the feat for his lead role in th...

Updated : 2016.04.15 16:25

‘Descendants of the Sun’ ends with record rating

The final episode of “Descendants of the Sun” had a record viewership of 38.8 percent, an all-time high for the KBS hit drama, according to Nielsen Korea. In Seoul alone, it scored higher rating of ...

Updated : 2016.04.15 16:23

Actress, boy band to promote hallyu in China

South Korean actress Ha Ji-won and five-member boy band WINNER will help promote the spread of hallyu, or the Korean Wave, in China as ambassadors of Korean products and contents this year, the trade ministry said Thursday.According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Kor...

Updated : 2016.04.14 14:11

Park Hae-jin appears on cover of Chinese fashion magazine

South Korean actor Park Hae-jin was made a cover model for a Chinese fashion magazine, his talent agency said on Tuesday. Park, 33, appeared on the cover of the May edition of "Yizhou," followed by a photo spread and interview, Mountain Movement said. The heartthrob played the lead charact...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:35

TWICE's Tsuyu may enter South Korean high school: JYP

A Taiwanese member of South Korean girl group TWICE may enroll in a South Korean high school in May, the K-pop band's agency said on Tuesday. Tsuyu, 17, took the entrance exam and had an interview on Monday for the late admissions of an arts high school located in Seoul, JYP Entertainment ...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:30