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Actress Lee Young-ae of 'Saimdang' donates 150 mln won to low-income new mothers

Actress Lee Young-ae has donated 150 million won (US$131,984) to a local hospital here to help new mothers of low-income families, the hospital said Tuesday. (Yonhap) Cheil General Hospital in cent...

Updated : 2017.04.18 09:45

60 rising K-pop stars to grace KCON Japan next month

KCON, a global Korean pop music and culture convention, will be held in Japan next month, showcasing 60 fast-rising K-pop idol artists, according to its organizer Monday. (Yonhap) The three-day eve...

Updated : 2017.04.17 14:32

Lee Young-ae's 'Saimdang' to end early

The SBS TV series "Saimdang, Memoir of Colors" will end earlier than originally planned, its distributor said Thursday, as the fantasy period drama suffered from less than expected ratings. (Yonhap)...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:14

Winner to release first Japanese single in May

South Korean boy band Winner will drop its Japanese debuting single next month, the group's management agency said Thursday. (Yonhap) The group will release the album with the same title as its lat...

Updated : 2017.04.13 11:29

Final 'K-pop Star' season's ad sales estimated over 30 bln won

Advertisement sales of hit audition show "K-pop Star 6" is estimated to have exceeded 30 billion won (26.4 million), thanks to high ratings and its unique programming model, according to industry sou...

Updated : 2017.04.13 10:39

Korean TV drama to hit Cameroon

A South Korean drama series will be shown on a major television network in Cameroon starting this month, a local production company specializing in Africa said Wednesday. (Yonhap) Frame in Africa s...

Updated : 2017.04.12 14:42

'Wolgyesu' kept me up in my final days: Kim Young-ae

Kim Young-ae, the life-long South Korean actress who recently passed away from pancreatic cancer, said her final work on the KBS 2TV series "The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop" is what kept her pe...

Updated : 2017.04.10 15:42

Actor Kim Woo-bin ends Asia 'fan meeting' tour in Thailand

South Korean actor Kim Woo-bin has finished his six-month-long tour of Asian countries to meet his overseas fans in Thailand, his agency said Monday. (Sidus HQ) Kim had a fan meeting at MCC Hall in...

Updated : 2017.04.10 10:25

2PM to resume ‘6Nights’ concerts with Jun. K

K-pop boy band 2PM will resume concerts in June with Jun. K, as he has quickly been recovering from injuries, according to the group’s agency. Boy band 2PM (JYP Entertainment) “All six members (o...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:17

K-pop artists win big at ‘Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards’

Several K-pop artists nabbed big awards at the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards in Macau on Saturday. The logo for the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards (Screenshot from official website’s main page) ...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:16

Ex-2NE1 member Gong Minzy to release first solo album

Gong Minzy, a former member of the now-disbanded girl group 2NE1, will put out her solo debut album this month, her agency said Thursday. (Yonhap) Gong will upload the EP album "Minzy Work 01 Uno" ...

Updated : 2017.04.06 14:33

G-Dragon to hold solo concert in June

G-Dragon, the leader of K-pop megastar boy band Big Bang, will hold a solo concert on June 10. Big Bang’s G-Dragon (Yonhap) YG Entertainment made the announcement on Wednesday and released the con...

Updated : 2017.04.05 18:10

Moon Chae-won to battle online stalker

Moon Chae-won’s agency said it would take action against a male netizen who has been allegedly identifying himself online as the boyfriend of the actress. (Yonhap) Moon’s agency Namoo Actors on W...

Updated : 2017.04.05 16:21

GFriend's Yerin catches fan's secret filming

South Korea’s social media and online community are divided over a fan who was caught using a hidden camera at a GFriend fan event. On Friday, GFriend’s Yerin caught a fan who was secretly filming...

Updated : 2017.04.05 14:36

Seo Tai-ji confirms 25th anniversary concert

K-pop icon Seo Tai-ji will hold his 25th concert in September, according to the artist’s agency Tuesday. Singer Seo Tai-ji (Yonhap) “Seo Tae-ji will present a special performance at the concert f...

Updated : 2017.04.04 13:54