Kwang Soo cast for “Nice Guy” as Song Joong-ki’s friend

Kwang Soo cast for “Nice Guy” as Song Joong-ki’s friend

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Kwang Soo cast for “Nice Guy” as Song Joong-ki’s friend

Actor Kwang Soo is coming back as a nice guy.

He has been cast for the upcoming KBS 2TV drama "Nice Guy".

He will take on the role of Park Jae-gil, friend of Kang Maru (Song Joong-ki). He is the perfect-spec guy with wealth and education. He also forms a love line with Maru's sister Choco.

This is his first come back since "Bachelor's Vegetable Store" on tvN five months ago.

Lee Gwang-soo is currently starring in the SBS TV program "Running Man" as the icon of betrayal but he is a nice guy in this drama.

Meanwhile, "Nice Guy" is about Maru, Han Jae-hee (Park Si-yeon) the woman he loved and Seo Eun-ki (Moon Chae-won) who lost all of her memories.

Fancy smartphones losing appeal

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Fancy smartphones losing appeal

Purchasing a premium smartphone used to be a no-brainer for Korean consumers, who benefitted from the hefty subsidies telecom companies provided to lure new users. In 2012, sales of high-end smartphones costing more than 800,000 won ($713) accounted for 96 percent of the 10 best-selling devices, according to Digieco, KT”s economic research institute. But the days when consumers could freely choose a top-of-the-line device are long gone, following a government regulation limiting subsidies to 330,000 won. The regulation caused people to shy away from expensive phones, creating a sharp decline in the premium market. . ... Read more

4 Adventurous Travelers Become Korean Air Poster Boys

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4 Adventurous Travelers Become Korean Air Poster Boys
From left, Seol Young-hyeong, Seo Yang-soo, Jeong Jun-oh and Choi Jin-taek Four adventurous men have become unlikely poster boys for a Korean Air campaign promoting travel to Russia.The four — Seo Yang-soo (33), Jeong Jun-oh (32), Choi Jin-taek (34) and Seol Young-hyeong (35) — made a habit of applying for cheap group trips abroad when they were at university. ... Read more

Stone Amitabha Buddha of Gamsansa Temple

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Stone Amitabha Buddha of Gamsansa Temple
Located in Wolseong County, North Gyeongsang, Gamsansa Temple was built in 719 by a dedicated Silla Buddhist named Kim Ji-sung to bring peace to the spirits of his deceased parents, as well as protect the king and royal family. ... Read more

Mysteries remain after tomb"s second excavation

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Mysteries remain after tomb"s second excavation

Left: The cover of a 1924 report on the excavation of Geumgwanchong Tomb drawn up by the Japanese. Right: “Gold Crown from Geumgwanchong Tomb”, Korea”s National Treasure No. 87 [JoongAng Ilbo] . ... Read more

The Sunday Social, 5/7: Which Running Man Episode(s) Do You Love?

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The Sunday Social, 5/7: Which Running Man Episode(s) Do You Love?

The Sunday Social, 5/7: Which Running Man Episode(s) Do You Love? Written by Gaya On July 5, 2015

Hello everyone, and Happy Sunday!

Quick note: this post contains mild spoilers for the latest SNSD appearance on Running Man. . ... Read more