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Joy of Nongak is all in the playing

Having lived in Korea for more than a decade now, Sam Hammington has had several encounters with nongak, traditional music performed by farmers. For a long time, he held on to his first impressions of...

Updated : 2014.11.27 21:06

[Graphic News] K-dramas’ viewership in U.S. broader than thought

Korean TV dramas, one of the two main pillars of hallyu along with K-pop, draw an ethnically diverse audience in the U.S., a recent survey by the U.S. office of Korea Creative Content Agency finds.Asi...

Updated : 2014.11.24 21:38

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

MELBOURNE, Florida (AP) ― As Bill Cosby’s standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer received standing ovations from a sold-out crowd when he took the stage a...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:53

TV entertainer to have driver’s license revoked for drunk driving

No Hong-chulThe police plan to revoke the driver’s license of TV entertainer No Hong-chul and fine him for driving while drunk, investigators said Sunday. The 35-year-old show host and comedian was c...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:50

TV entertainer to have driver's license revoked for drunk driving

The police plan to revoke the driver's license of TV entertainer No Hong-chul and fine him for driving while drunk, investigators said Sunday. The 35-year-old show host and comedian was caught on Nov. 7 while driving his Mercedes-Benz Smart mini car under the influence in southern Seoul. ...

Updated : 2014.11.23 15:43

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP)--As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer received standing ovations from a sold-out crowd when he took the stage and whe...

Updated : 2014.11.22 12:12

Actress Kim Ja-ock mourned at funeral

Family members and friends flocked to a funeral parlor at a Seoul hospital on Wednesday to bid their final farewell to late actress Kim Ja-ock. The funeral at Seoul St. Mary's Hospital in southern Seoul was also attended by celebrities. The mourners wailed and hugged each other when the h...

Updated : 2014.11.19 14:38

Cumberbatch ‘bowled over’ by reaction to engagement

NEW YORK (AP) ― Benedict Cumberbatch fans might be weeping on the inside over the “Sherlock” star’s engagement ― but he’s seeing nothing but their love, he says. “It’s a crazy old love bomb to...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:56

Award-winning actress Kim Ja-ock dies of cancer at 63

Actress Kim Ja-ockKim Ja-ock, an award-winning South Korean actress, died Sunday of lung cancer. She was 63 years old.Kim had starred in a series of hit films and television dramas since her debut in ...

Updated : 2014.11.16 20:52

Lee Min-ho’s ‘Faith’ tops among K-dramas in Japan

“Faith: The Great Doctor” was selected as the best Korean drama in Japan.The SBS drama starring Lee Min-ho broadcast two years ago received the first prize in the Korean drama section of “GAYO Ente...

Updated : 2014.11.13 20:41

‘Misaeng’ syndrome grips the nation

Han Jeong-taek, a 30-year-old office worker, rushes home after work on Friday. He chooses to go home and watch a TV drama about the everyday lives of office workers rather than stay out with his frien...

Updated : 2014.11.12 21:18

[Newsmaker] Celebs barred from Japan amid Dokdo dispute

Singer Lee Seung-chul was denied entry to Japan on Sunday in an apparent retaliation for a performance on the easternmost Korean islets of Dokdo in August. The singer performed on the islet on Aug. 14...

Updated : 2014.11.11 20:01

TV celebrity quits major programs after being booked for drunken driving

Comedian and TV show host No Hong-chul on Saturday apologized for driving under the influence of alcohol and offered to leave two popular TV reality shows he is now appearing in to take time to reflec...

Updated : 2014.11.08 16:14

Sesame Street marks 45th birthday

NEW YORK (AP) ― You don’t get to be the longest-running children’s show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching “Sesame Street” can s...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:34

U.S. senators stage their own ‘Survivor’ show

NEW YORK (AP) ― Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich were willing to go to great lengths to prove that a Democratic and Republican U.S. senator could work together.Like halfway around the world. The freshman senators traveled to an uninhabited tropical island north of Australia this summer for ...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:41