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Bae Yong-joon is no longer a bachelor

First-generation Hallyu star marries actress Park Soo-jin in private wedding Bae Yong-joon, the sweet guy from “Winter Sonata” who stole the hearts of many Japanese housewives in the early 2000s, h...

Updated : 2015.07.27 18:10

Korea’s hottest stars are in love

Actor Kim Woo-bin and actress Shin Min-a confirmed Wednesday that they’ve been dating, becoming the latest celebrity couple to publicly admit their romantic relationship.  Just like the newly announ...

Updated : 2015.07.23 17:54

‘Channel Girls’ Generation’ caters to female audience 

 K-pop octet SNSD’s cable show “Channel Girls’ Generation” aired its first episode Tuesday on OnStyle, with the idols shedding their lofty image to take on a more approachable style.  In the epi...

Updated : 2015.07.22 18:29

Ex-EXO member Tao sets out as solo artist

(Tao's Instagram)Tao, a former member of boy group EXO, uploaded a selfie with a message saying “My dreams finally came true” on Weibo Tuesday, signaling his solo debut.Tao announced his withdrawal ...

Updated : 2015.07.21 17:32

MC Mong returns with first concert in 6 years

 Hip-hop artist MC Mong, who was once mired in a draft-dodging scandal, will hold his first solo concert in six years, his label DreamT Entertainment said on Monday.  Titled “The Happiest Time in M...

Updated : 2015.07.20 18:16

New boy group ‘UP10TION’ to debut

A new 10-member K-pop boy group “UP10TION” is set to make its debut on the program “Masked Rookie Championship: UP10TION.” The special program, which is adapted from MBC’s “King of Mask Singer,” will be aired on portal Naver, starting from Monday.“UP10TION” is a new boy group from...

Updated : 2015.07.20 16:58

Beast’s ‘Gotta Go to Work’ dominates charts

(Cube Entertainment)Beast’s pre-released track “Gotta Go to Work” topped the six online music charts in South Korea. The song emerged as a bestselling title on Melon, Olleh Music, Genie, Bugs, Sor...

Updated : 2015.07.20 16:57

K-pop girl groups battle on summer charts

Sistar (Starship Entertainment)The K-pop charts have been a tough battleground for Korea’s top pop groups in July, but the competition has been particularly fierce among girl groups.While big-name bo...

Updated : 2015.07.19 18:05

Psy uninjured after car accident in China

Rapper Psy is uninjured after a car crash in China, his management agency said Friday.The car transporting the "Gangnam Style" rapper ran into a bus around 3 p.m. Thursday after making a right turn, a YG Entertainment official said. He was on his way to a party in Hangzhou, a city just sou...

Updated : 2015.07.17 09:33

Bae Yong-joon warns of legal action against rumormongers

Actress Park Soo-jin and her groom-to-be Bae Yong-joon on Wednesday said they were considering a lawsuit against media that are spreading rumors that Park was pregnant.   (OSEN) Local tabloids alle...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:09

Roy Kim, Bae Da-hae release single to promote animal welfare

The newly formed duo Team Pet Rescue -- singer-songwriter Roy Kim and Bae Da-hae -- dropped a single titled “For Meeting You” on Wednesday.  The new track emphasizes the need for protection of aban...

Updated : 2015.07.15 17:18

INFINITE's powerful return

Boy band INFINITE has burst back onto the K-pop scene with a much-anticipated EP album titled “Reality,” intense dance moves and a high-tech music video featuring 360-degree viewing. “We’ve been ...

Updated : 2015.07.14 17:04

Infinite sweeps six music charts with new song

Popular boy band Infinite topped six domestic music charts with its new single "Bad" on Monday.The title track on its new album "Reality," released at midnight, is currently No. 1 on real-time charts ...

Updated : 2015.07.13 10:44

Ko Young-wook released from prison

Singer Ko Young-wook was released from prison Friday after serving 30 months on charges of raping and sexually harassing minors.  Ko, 39, was discharged from Nambu Correctional Service in Seoul on Fr...

Updated : 2015.07.10 17:54

'Madonna’ gets love calls from international film festivals

South Korean film “Madonna” was invited to international film festivals held in Sweden’s Stockholm and Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, its production company said Thursday. The Stockholm Film Festival is...

Updated : 2015.07.09 17:55