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'Politainer' Kim Je-dong drops out of spotlight after controversy
Entertainer and show MC Kim Je-dong is set to quit his radio program called “Good Morning FM, Kim Je-dong,” which he has been hosting for a year and five months. The move came Monday, following his departure from “Tonight, Kim Je-dong,” a news talk show aired on KBS.
SEVENTEEN sets off on World Tour
K-pop boy band SEVENTEEN marked the beginning of its world tour named “Ode To You” with three shows in Seoul over the weekend. This is the 13-member group's second world tour, following “Diamond Edge” two years ago. Over 40,000 people attended the three Seoul performances held in the Olympic Park KSPO Dome. “We named the concert Ode To You because we wanted to show and sing a...
DMZ International Marathon wishes for Korea unification
The 16th DMZ International Peace Marathon was held Sunday in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province, with more than 6,000 participants, including 444 foreigners, taking part. Kenyan Joel Kimaru Keiyo, 37, won the full course section for the second consecutive year, while Hong Seo-rin, 41, won the women's event. British Ambassador to Korea Simon Smith and Australian ambassador James Choi ...
K-pop diva Sunmi dominates music charts with 'Lalalay'
K-pop diva Sunmi swept eight local music charts on Wedesday, a day after she dropped her new single “Lalalay.” She made her comeback after five months, following her first World Tour “WARNING.” During the showcase held at Yes24 Hall in Seoul, Tuesday, Sunmi proved herself as a talented solo singer, showing the progress she has made since her time in K-pop girl band WonderGirl...
Fans file complaint with court against audition shows
In the wake of a ballot rigging scandal at “Produce 101,” fans have become unsure whether Mnet's music show is the only one that manipulated voting results. Their growing suspicions have led them to look into the matter and they are poised to file a complaint against the music channel with the Seoul Central District Court to unearth the truth.
Lee Oi-soo's tweets in favor of Cho Kuk backfire
Liberal writer Lee Oi-soo, 74, sided with the embattled justice minister nominee Cho Kuk, saying the allegations and suspicions raised about Cho and his relatives were nothing compared to “various corruption scandals” that took place during the previous Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye administrations. “Media outlets, as well as politicians, raised countless, baseless suspicio...
Singer Park Ji-min bids farewell to JYP Entertainment with 'Stay Beautiful'
K-pop singer Park Ji-min, 22, has grabbed plenty of attention with the preview of the video for her new single “Stay Beautiful.” The song has special meaning for Park as this is the last she will produce with JYP Entertainment after seven years. JYP Entertainment released the preview through social media channels at midnight Thursday.
Superorganism: 'Internet is crucial to our existence' [VIDEO]
What is more modern than a band with members from all around the world whose work together is based online? The genesis of the pop-collective octet Superorganism-how the band was made-is as intriguing as its experimental sound effects and glitzy music videos.Superorganism defines itself as a “multimedia art project,” according to Harry, guitarist, singer-songwriter and compos...
Foreign tourists immerse themselves in Korean culture
On Friday, a class was held to make vegan bath salts in Itaewon, Seoul. Several foreign tourists gathered around the Melixir headquarters, the office of Korea's first vegan makeup line, to make bath salts of their own under the guidance of make-up CEO, Lee Hana. The basic ingredients are all provided by the host, and the guests can make their own body scrub by putting in sea ...
Ahn Jae-hyeon, Koo Hye-sun face divorce after 3 years
The 2017 tvN show “Newlyweds Diary” features the lives of then-newlyweds Koo Hye-sun and Ahn Jae-hyeon. The couple is facing divorce after three years of marriage. / Courtesy of tvN By Jung Hae-myoungStar actors Koo Hye-sun, 35, and Ahn Jae-hyeon, 32, are fa...
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