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Super Junior Choi Si-won's fans donate wells to Myanmar and Cambodia

Fans of Choi Si-won from K-pop boy band Super Junior have made donations to build wells in Myanmar and Cambodia, a nonprofit organization said Friday. The Seoul-based Worldshare said, with the donat...

Updated : 2016.04.08 13:11

AOA, TWICE, 2PM to headline KCON 2016 Japan

South Korean bands AOA, TWICE and 2PM will headline KCON Japan, that country's edition of the world's largest convention on all things "hallyu," or the worldwide popularity of Korean culture, organiz...

Updated : 2016.04.08 09:47

GOT7 returns with eight-track album 'Flight Log: Departure'

Multinational boy band GOT7 released a new mini album, “Flight Log: Departure,” including one of its title tracks “Fly,” at midnight Sunday. Another title for the eight-track album, “Home Run,...

Updated : 2016.03.21 14:43

Viewers to choose ending in new Web drama ‘Click Your Heart’

In the new Web drama series “Click Your Heart,” released Thursday, viewers will be given a chance to choose the ending they want. The Web drama, featuring Kwon Mina of AOA and nine rookies of FNC ...

Updated : 2016.03.17 18:41

Jung Woo-sung duped into financial scam

Actor Jung Woo-sung was talked into an investment fraud by a television scriptwriter, local media reported on Wednesday. The 46-year-old scriptwriter, surnamed Park, was arrested Wednesday on charg...

Updated : 2016.03.17 12:43

‘K-pop Academy’ to open at Korean cultural centers abroad

Korean cultural centers overseas will soon offer K-pop courses for foreigners, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said. These courses will take place under the “K-pop Academy,” which aims...

Updated : 2016.03.15 16:34

[Hallyu Power] Digipedi, the duo behind some of K-pop’s oddest videos

This is the seventh article in a series that explores the driving forces behind hallyu and the global rise of Korean pop culture. --Ed. Seong Won-mo and Park Sang-woo of Digipedi (Digital Pedicure)...

Updated : 2016.03.08 15:45

K-pop festival headed to Abu Dhabi

The KCON hallyu fest making its way to Abu Dhabi will feature performances by headlining acts BTS, Girls’ Generation’s Tae Yeon and Kyu Hyun of Super Junior, according to an announcement by CJ E&M ...

Updated : 2016.02.23 17:20

Ryu Jun-yeol takes on villainous role

(Cinema Factory) Actor Ryu Jun-yeol turned into a villain for the upcoming thriller movie “No tomorrow.” According to the production company, Ryu drastically transformed himself for the characte...

Updated : 2016.02.15 14:02

Chinese entertainment firm enters Korean market

China’s leading entertainment agency Yue Hua Entertainment is entering the Korean market by launching a local office Monday, according to company officials. “We’re aiming to introduce and develo...

Updated : 2016.02.15 14:01

K-pop, food promote Korea's national image: poll

South Korea's national image is heavily affected by its cultural content, especially food and K-pop, a survey showed Saturday. It also demonstrated the need for South Korea to further diversify the ...

Updated : 2016.02.06 15:20

[Hallyu Power] Kim Jun-su remains ‘ticket power king’ despite legal hiccups

Kim Jun-su (C-JeS Entertainment) This is the third article in a series that explores the driving forces behind hallyu and the global rise of Korean pop culture. --Ed. Dubbed Korea’s “ticket power...

Updated : 2016.02.02 18:56

[Herald Review] f(x) goes all out at first exclusive concert

The path leading to girl group f(x)’s first exclusive concert has been a long one. It has been nearly seven years since their debut and in this time, the group even lost one of their members. Howe...

Updated : 2016.02.01 14:12

Hallyu fans spike in 2015

The number of global hallyu fan club members surpassed 35 million across 86 countries last year, up from 21.8 million in 2014, according to new data from the Korea Foundation Tuesday. There were a t...

Updated : 2016.01.27 18:18

GFriend drops new EP amid much fanfare

Six-member rookie girl group GFriend, which debuted last year, released the new seven-track EP “Snowflake” on Monday. The much-anticipated album comes after the group snagged rookie awards with th...

Updated : 2016.01.26 15:03