• Supreme court dismisses singer Kim Woo Joo's appeal for evading military service

    August 27, 2015 @ 5:23 pm

    Singer Kim Woo Joo, who faked a mental illness in order to evade military service, was reported to have been sentenced to one year in prison by the Supreme court. According to the legal community, the Supreme court ruled a dismissal against Kim Woo Joo's appeal on August 21. At the trial that progressed this past July 7, the court stated, "[Kim Woo Joo] acted under false pretenses that he was suffering mental illness, exempting him from military

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  • Would you go to this hanbok festival?

    August 27, 2015 @ 5:11 pm

    September is a month of celebration for Korea with one of the country's biggest holidays, Chuseok (aka the Korean Thanksgiving), taking place during the month. To add to the holiday spirit and pay homage to age-old tradition, university students of Busan have devised a fun festival called 'Busan Hanbok Day'! On August 27, Busan City's official Facebook page announced the approaching of 'Hanbok Day,' along with a couple of photos. 'Busan

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  • [Drama Review] 'Scholar Who Walks the Night' - Episode 15

    August 27, 2015 @ 4:54 pm

    Though many a important events occurred in the 15th episode of 'Scholar Who Walks the Night,' the episode was a yet another slow one to get through. Gwi plots on, nowhere close to being killed, Crown Prince Junghyun's diary hasn't revealed anything new, and did I mention that Gwi isn't dead yet? Oh yeah, I have been doing so for the past 14 episodes. Just five more episodes to go... Crown Prince Lee Yoon--or I should say King Lee Yoon (KY)--is a

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  • High school students imprisoned after trying to sell a disabled man's organs

    August 27, 2015 @ 4:39 pm

    On August 21, a horrific account of five delinquent teenagers in high school was reported, revealing the five girls' appalling attempt to sell a disabled male's organs for ten hours.According to the reports, teenager 'A'(16) first enjoyed a few alcoholic beverages with a man 'B' late into the night on April 25 before luring intoxicated 'B' to a motel located in Pyeongtaek on April 26 at 3:50 AM. Within 10 minutes, four others, including two

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  • MAMAMOO selected as the promotional models for new RPG game

    August 27, 2015 @ 4:24 pm

    MAMAMOO's agency Rainbow Bridge World (RBW) revealed that the lovely ladies were selected as the promotional models for new mobile RPG game 'Innisia Nest: Silence of the Dusk'!  MAMAMOO will be participating in various areas of promotions, including advertisements, videos, and will even take part in composing the game's soundtrack. 'Innisia Nest' is a mobile RPG game about characters who investigate the conspiracy and the truth behind the silenc

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  • Son Ho Joon likely to join 'Three Meals a Day'

    August 27, 2015 @ 3:47 pm

    'Three Meals a Day' is doing well and having fun with its casting!  It has been revealed on August 27 that actor Son Ho Joon is now likely to join the fun program.His agency revealed, "Nothing is confirmed regarding 'Three Meals a Day' season two. Currently, he intends to focus on filming his drama 'Mrs. Cop.'  If the time adjustments work out, he will join."tvN likewise stated, "Son Ho Joon is in the midst of adjusting his schedule for filming.

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  • Gong Hyo Jin is the quintessential fall lady in 'W Korea'

    August 27, 2015 @ 3:18 pm

    Actress Gong Hyo Jin is busy posing for all the magazines and brands that want her as their gorgeous model.  She recently became the new model for contemporary brand 'Vincis,' so she showed off a variety of charms such as elegant, lovely, vintage, and basic in the brand's clothes for 'W Korea.'  It's hard to pull all of these off yet she does it with such ease - what a true fashionista!Check her out in the September issue of 'W Korea'!

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  • Get a sneak peek at your favorite stars at the 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'!

    August 27, 2015 @ 2:47 pm

    Photos of the biggest K-Pop acts sweating it out at the 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' are creating a buzz online!  MBC's official Facebook page uploaded many pictures from the scene of 'ISAC' with the words, "We can't wait until the '2015 Chuseok Special ISAC' broadcast so we're revealing some photos!!" The images showed your favorite idols congregated at Gyeonggi's Goyang Gymnasium, partaking in a variety of competitive sports. From the pi

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  • Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for August 16 - August 22

    August 27, 2015 @ 2:17 pm

    The Gaon Chart is the national chart of South Korea and is intended to be the equivalent of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States. Check out the chart rankings for the week of August 16 to August 22 below! < Gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking > 1. Incredivle, Tablo, and Jinusean - "Oppa's Car" 2. SG Wannabe - "Love You" 3. Simon D - "Simon Dominic" 4. Girls' Generation - "Lion Heart" 5. Wonder Girls - "I Fee

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  • EXID open up about their sudden popularity and their period of anonymity

    August 27, 2015 @ 1:47 pm

    It was the final airing of 'EXID's Showtime' today!  It seems so short and sad, doesn't it?As it was the last episode on August 27, the girls not only had fun but also gathered for a personal time in which they talked about the precious memories they created on Jeju Island.  During this portion, the girls reminisced over winning first place for the very first time with "Up & Down" after its sudden popularity.  The members stated, "I couldn't beli

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