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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

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