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Psy, ‘Non-summit’ members recognized for promoting Korean culture

Rapper Psy, members of the multicultural talk show “Non-summit” and violinist Clara Jumi Kang have been chosen as winners of the Corea Image Communication Institute awards, CICI announced Wednesday...

Updated : 2015.12.17 09:23

Stars promote Seoul

Hallyu celebrities, with their pan-Asian appeal and growing worldwide fan base, are increasingly taking an active part in promoting Korea’s national brand. One in-demand actor participating in such...

Updated : 2015.12.15 17:51

Veteran hip-hop duo Jinusean packs stage for exclusive concert

Indulging in reminiscence with 2000s megahits like “Phone Number,” veteran hip-hop duo Jinusean raised the curtain for the first exclusive concert in their 18-year history Sunday at the Olympic Hal...

Updated : 2015.12.14 17:49

TTS don alluring red for ‘Dear Santa’ teaser video

K-pop group Girls’ Generation subunit TTS dressed in regal crimson red ball gowns for a Christmas carol teaser video, published to YouTube on Monday. (YouTube) Taeyeon styled voluptuous blonde cur...

Updated : 2015.12.01 16:55

Han Ga-in five months pregnant

Actress Han Ga-in, who is married to actor Yeon Jung-hoon, has been pregnant for nearly five months, according to a press release from Han’s agency, BH Entertainment, Monday. (OSEN) "Han and Yeon ...

Updated : 2015.11.23 16:48

IU ‘still loves’ song ‘Zeze’ despite pedophilia controversy

Singer-songwriter IU stood by a song she wrote inspired by a 5-year-old boy character from a classic novel and for which she was mired in a controversy over pedophilia. At her solo concert in Seoul ...

Updated : 2015.11.23 16:47

SMTOWN builds K-pop mecca

A self-admitted die-hard K-pop fan, Zhang Yu Ting of China was already wandering around the five-story complex of SMTOWN@coexartium just minutes after its doors opened Wednesday morning. Sitting at ...

Updated : 2015.11.18 17:51

CJ-hosted K-pop convention kicks off in Jeju

A large K-pop festival created by South Korea's leading content and media company CJ E&M opened in South Korea's southern resort island of Jeju Friday. It is the first time the annual K-pop conventi...

Updated : 2015.11.06 20:32

Yoo Seung-ho bridges movie, terrestrial and cable dramas

After being discharged from the military a year ago, actor Yoo Seung-ho is kicking back into action with a number of films and TV dramas lined up for release before the end of the year. Upcoming wor...

Updated : 2015.11.03 17:11

Choi Si-won hits 5mn Twitter followers

Super Junior member Choi Si-won has racked up more than 5 million Twitter followers five years after making his debut on the micro-blogging site. Choi, who is expanding his singing and acting career...

Updated : 2015.10.28 15:01

V app invites global stars, beauty gurus

Vietnamese celebrities and beauty gurus will appear on Naver’s live broadcasting app V, expanding the already star-studded app across the globe and diversifying its content, Naver said Monday. Ten ...

Updated : 2015.10.21 10:59

Mapping K-pop stars' wealth

The road to becoming a successful K-pop star requires years of unpaid training starting from an early age. But those big-hitting K-pop singers who have persevered and emerged out the other end of th...

Updated : 2015.10.15 17:43

Singer Rain sets up entertainment company

South Korean singer-actor Rain has founded his own entertainment agency, the company said Sunday. "Rain signed up with the Rain Company on Oct. 1," Rain Company said in a release. It said unlike ot...

Updated : 2015.10.11 22:35

Gyllenhal, Swinton to star in Bong Joon-ho’s new film: report

“Snowpiercer” director Bong Joon-ho is signing up top Hollywood stars for his upcoming monster flick. American entertainment outlet TheWrap reported Tuesday that Jake Gyllenhal, Paul Dano, Kell...

Updated : 2015.10.06 17:53

Yoo Ah-in wants to act ‘erotic’

Rising actor Yoo Ah-in wants to act in an erotic film next, he said at the Busan International Film festival Saturday. "I know the fame I’m enjoying right now won’t last forever,” he said, referr...

Updated : 2015.10.05 17:38