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Big Bang partners with UNICEF

To commemorate its 10th debut anniversary, iconic K-pop group Big Bang partnered with the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund for the organization’s Special Days Campaign, according to the grou...

Updated : 2016.08.16 14:22

Spica returns to spotlight

Five-member K-pop girl group Spica is gearing up for its comeback. Returning to the spotlight since the release of its digital track “Ghost” in 2014, Spica will unveil its new single “Secret Time”...

Updated : 2016.08.16 11:36

[Hallyu Power] Korean YouTube stars draw global viewership

What started out as a hobby for Kim Seung-min in 2015 has grown into a YouTube channel with 1.6 million subscribers and total views of 1 billion for more than 600 videos. Kim’s channel Toy Monster fo...

Updated : 2016.08.02 14:03

Kim Hyun-joong to receive first verdict in August

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong will receive the first verdict for the case involving his alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend early next month.Seoul Central District Court on Wednesday concluded hearing ...

Updated : 2016.07.20 18:06

GFriend dominates Gaon Chart in first half of 2016

K-pop group GFriend (Source Music)Rookie group GFriend, one of the hottest trending K-pop acts these days, has performed well on the local music chart Gaon Chart in the first half of the year.  GFrie...

Updated : 2016.07.17 17:31

NCT’s Taeyong sheds tears over past wrongdoings

NCT’s Taeyong (SM Entertainment)Taeyong, a member of SM Entertainment’s newest boy band NCT, broke down in tears in an episode of “NCT Life,” apologizing for indiscretions he made before his K-pop...

Updated : 2016.07.17 17:25

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