Rainbow’s Ji Sook Used to Date a Member of an Idol Group
Ji Sook from the girl group Rainbow revealed the truth about dating someone who is now a part of a popular idol group. Ji Sook appeared on the episode of SBS “Strong Heart” that will broadcast on February 14. She stated, “My ex-boyfriend from my trainee days is now a member of a popular idol group.”
Then she added, “My boyfriend at the time gave me a lot of help while I was a trainee and I am thankful for that. Currently we are good friends.”
The MC Lee Seung Gi said, “Is there more than 5 people in the group?” and Ji Sook replied, “The group is either made up of five, or less.”
Rainbow as a whole will be appearing on SBS MTV’s upcoming music live talk show. The first recording will be held on February 14 and the first episode will be held on February 29.
Stores in the new Lotte World mall in Jamsil, Seoul are empty on Friday, the 100th day of its opening.
The sprawling halls of the new Lotte World mall in southern Seoul were eerily empty last Friday afternoon, usually peak shopping time for Korea”s avid consumers. One store owner reported a marked drop in the number of customers since late December and says now only 20 to 30 people a day stop by.”Sales have declined by around 70 percent and I wonder if I”ll be able to stay in business”, the owner added.There were no fanfares as the gigantic mall marked its first 100 days in business on Friday. A series of accidents and construction flaws have plagued the new mall, keeping any customers away who are not already deterred by the draconian parking restrictions. . ... Read more
Spring, Sentience, and Sorority in Davichi’s “Hug” Written by Irteqa On February 1, 2015
One thing utterly unique about Davichi is the fact that both songstresses, Hae-ri and Min-kyung, emit an outstanding warmth in unity with one another. One does not vocally exceed the other, the other does not surpass the one with her beauty. They are one voice, one artist, one “shining light”, inhabiting musicality and creating nostalgia. This solitary splendor is heightened in the duo’s latest mini-album, Hug. What is more epitomizing of unity than a sweet and sisterly hug? . ... Read more
On the 32nd episode of MBC weekend drama, “Rosy Lovers“, Lee Yeong-gook (Park Sang-won) met Jeong Si-nae (Lee Mi-sook) and told her, “I don”t think I will be able to keep the promise with you. So please don”t wait for me”. . ... Read more
At the site behind Jonggak Tower in Jongno, central Seoul, archaeologists found alleyways and building sites formed between the early part of the Joseon Dynasty and Japan”s colonial period (1910-45). Provided by the Cultural Heritage Administration . ... Read more