Jang Geun Suk and Yahoo Korea's Crazy Mission Diary Event Begins

Jang Geun Suk and Yahoo Korea's Crazy Mission Diary Event Begins

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Jang Geun Suk and Yahoo Korea's Crazy Mission Diary Event Begins

Yahoo! Korea and Jang Geun Suk are launching “World Prince Jang Geun Suk’s Crazy Mission Diary” event online. “World Prince Jang Geun Suk’s Crazy Mission Diary” launched its special event websites on Yahoo! Taiwan K-Wave, Yahoo! Hong Kong K-Wave, and Yahoo! Korea Celeb and will be receiving missions from various Yahoo users.

Jang Geun Suk plans on picking out which missions to execute among all the unique missions sent in by Yahoo users in Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Each execution of a mission will be filmed and revealed online from August 22 until September 12 in order. The lucky participants whose missions get chosen by Jang Geun Suk will receive autographed copy of Jang Geun Suk’s CD, Poster, and other goods.

“World Prince” Jang Geun Suk has previously been recognized at Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2010. Moreover, his undying popularity in Asia and beyond have helped him go on several concert tours, including the ongoing “2012 Jang Geun Suk Asia Tour The CRI Show 2.” “The CRI Show 2″ started in Seoul, Korea on July 7 and will be visiting Japan’s Yokohama Arena on July 21 and 22. Jang Geun Suk plans on continuing “the CRI Show 2″ tour in the second half of the year throughout Asia.

CEO Lee Kyung Hwan of Yahoo! Korea commented, “We are excited to launch a special event with one of the biggest Hallyu figures to encourage Hallyu boom in Asia even more. We hope to offer high quality Korean entertainment contents to many Hallyu fans in the world through a successful launch of K-wave websites with industry leaders like CJ E&M, and Arirang TV.”

GOT7 Head To Kuala Lumpur For First Malaysian Fan Meeting March 21

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GOT7 Head To Kuala Lumpur For First Malaysian Fan Meeting March 21

Great news to the Malaysian fans of GOT 7, the wait is over! They are coming back to Kuala Lumpur! Just 8 months ago the boys are here shooting their exclusive single “A” music video, breaking the record of first ever made in Malaysia Kpop Music Video that breaks its 1 million views on Youtube within 2 days and making them one of the most popular music video collecting 16 million views within 7 months. And the photo-shoot of their GOTCHA 1st Photobook in Malaysia. . ... Read more

OPINION: ‘Unpretty Rapstar’ Is Sexist And Promotes Girl-On-Girl Hate [Blog]

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OPINION: ‘Unpretty Rapstar’ Is Sexist And Promotes Girl-On-Girl Hate [Blog]

[Disclaimer: This article is based on the first three episodes of the show and season three of ‘Show Me the Money,’ and contains some profanity and minor spoilers.]

With the surge in popularity of Korean rap domestically and abroad, it surprised no one that competition shows like Show Me the Money [SMTM] sprung and did as well as K-Pop Star. However, right from the start, the absence of women in the various SMTM installments was evident. Sure, there were some female contestants, but they never made it far or became relevant for their spit (some exceptions apply, of course). . ... Read more

Insta K-Pop: This Week's Best Idol Instagram Posts (February 22- February 27, 2015)

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Insta K-Pop: This Week's Best Idol Instagram Posts (February 22- February 27, 2015)

Welcome to our weekend Instagram round up featuring posts from your favorite K-pop idols. Check out what the stars have been up to below.

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2PM′s Jun. K and GOT7′s Jackson share the same love for their pets . ... Read more

Ahn Jae Hyun Chooses Kim Soo Hyun Rather Than Jun Ji Hyun

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Ahn Jae Hyun Chooses Kim Soo Hyun Rather Than Jun Ji Hyun

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On the February 28 episode of the KBS show, “Entertainment Weekly,” Ahn Jae Hyun chose Kim Soo Hyun rather than Jun Ji Hyun as his favorite co-star from “My Love From The Stars.” . ... Read more

Lifestyle Patterns Change as Couples Live Longer

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Lifestyle Patterns Change as Couples Live Longer

Couples are living longer as life expectancy increases, leading to new lifestyle patterns and spawning an entirely new powerful consumer group. These couples are not only financially independent but enjoy an active love life after marrying their children off. While a rise in the number of senior citizens living alone in poverty has emerged as a social problem in recent years, another group of senior citizens is living healthier and longer lives than people in their age group did in the past. This group now boasts the level of physical activity middle-aged people showed in the past.According to the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, the proportion of couples aged 60 to 75 living together without their children rose from 17 percent in 1985 to 48 percent in 2011. . ... Read more