Chi Chi Releases MV for Comeback Single "Love is Energy"

Chi Chi Releases MV for Comeback Single "Love is Energy"

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Chi Chi Releases MV for Comeback Single "Love is Energy"

Girl group Chi Chi makes their comeback this week with the release their third single “Love Is Energy” and music video.

The group debuted in March of last year with seven members and their song “Don’t Play Around.” They later came back with their second single “Longer” in July. In April of this year they debuted in Japanese with their Japanese version of “Don’t Play Around.”

In December it was announced that members Nara, Peach and Ji-U left the group. New member Shine was added, bringing the group to their current five member roster.  The other current members include Semi, A-zi, Boreum and Sui.

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