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Korean Government Issues Ban On Travel To Philippines Island
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Korean Government Issues Ban On Travel To Philippines Island

Some travel agencies looking to bring in Korean tourists to the Philippines are coming under controversy for hiding the fact that the island of Mindanao is under martial law.

It was recently discovered that some Korean-Filipino travel agencies are attempting to hide the fact that part of the country is currently under martial law. This prompted the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enact a special order, effectively banning all travel to the affected island.

Some travel agencies argued that what is happening in the southern island should not have an effect on the tourism sector as the major tourist destinations of Manila, Cebu, and Boracay are not located within the no-travel zone.

JYP Entertainment Expects Huge Jump In Ticket Sales Due To TWICE And GOT7
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JYP Entertainment Expects Huge Jump In Ticket Sales Due To TWICE And GOT7

Thanks to the boom of TWICE and GOT7, JYP Entertainment is expecting even higher ticket sales in 2017 and 2018 than they received in 2016.

Hana Financial Investments looked into JYP Entertainment and determined that they were on track to smash the company record for number of concert tickets sold.

The graph on the right shows the breakdown of tickets sold between JYPs three main groups 2PM, TWICE, and GOT7 since 2012. Ticket sales for got TWICE and GOT7 are expected to skyrocket in 2017 and 2018 while 2PMs will drop as more members enlist in the military.

After 9 years together SHINee still makes decisions using this method
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After 9 years together SHINee still makes decisions using this method

Since their debut, the members of SHINee have relied on this one method of making all of their executive decisions.

Back in 2013 during their Everybody promotions, the boys played the game in order to decide who would be wearing lipstick during the encore in order to fulfill their promise.

Even while at the 2014 Golden Disk Awards, the boys were caught playing in order to figure out who would ask the MCs for a sneak peak of the 2014 Daesang winner.

During the 2015 MBC Gayo, SHINee was caught playing in order to see who would have to go up front and dance with the dancers during the finale.

These Are The Only 4 K-Pop Acts To Ever Feature On A Western Award Stage
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These Are The Only 4 K-Pop Acts To Ever Feature On A Western Award Stage

BTSs win at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards has landed them among some of the few Korean artists to ever grace a western award stage with their presence.

In 2011, BIGBANG became the first K-Pop group to set foot on a western award stage for the 2011 MTV European Music Awards.

The group won Best Worldwide Act, making them the first K-Pop group to win an MTV award outside of Asia.

The following year, PSY became the first artist to set foot onto the 2012 MTV Music Video Awards stage where he danced to Gangnam Style with host Kevin Hart.

This Normal-Looking Student Is Actually A Pro Bodybuilder
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This Normal-Looking Student Is Actually A Pro Bodybuilder

This 20-year-old college student has a body that would make most adults jealous!

Tu Mengli recently took home the gold in the Junior Womens Bikini Fitness category of the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championship.

Mengli is the youngest Chinese winner in the bikini category, and she owes it to her hard work and rigorous training to maintain her strong build and slim body.

Mengli said that her diet and workout routine go hand in hand.

She eats 10 egg whites a day and binges on chicken, fish, and shrimp along with fruits and vegetables. No red meat or sweets!

Super Junior Members Argue Which One Is The Poorest Of Them All
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Super Junior Members Argue Which One Is The Poorest Of Them All

Before enlistment, Kyuhyun asked for a bike as a farewell gift and his hyungs had fun coming up with excuses to escape fulfilling the humble request.

After all, it was their responsibility to tease their youngest member while they still had the chance.

The members even asked fans to help them decide who should be the one buying the surprisingly expensive enlistment gift.

ELFs will surely miss the adorable interaction between the Super Junior members and their maknae.

These Hunky Firefighters Will Make You Want To Burn Your House Down
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These Hunky Firefighters Will Make You Want To Burn Your House Down

A fire department in the city of Liuzhou in China released new promotional posters and they are smoking hot!

The posters spread like wildfire on Chinese social media sites with netizens going crazy over the rugged firemen.

Many of the fiery photos show the firemen carrying heavy tools and partaking in training and different rescue drills.

There are even photos of them splashing water on each other.

The fire department is raising the citys temperature with the hunkiness of their promotion work.

This Japanese Woman Is Going Viral For Her Amazing Pigeon Shoes
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This Japanese Woman Is Going Viral For Her Amazing Pigeon Shoes

Kyoto Ohata is a Japanese shoemaker who has gone viral for her unique shoes.

She converted some old high heels into a pair of cute pigeons.

These striking, and hilarious, shoes have made Kyoto an overnight celebrity in Japan.

But theres actually a practical reason behind this strange design

Kyoto often walks through an area filled with pigeons, in order to not scare the birds away as she walks past, she decided to disguise her feet a pair of feathered friends.

While these hilarious shoes make her stand out in the human world, they allow her to blend in with the birds and sneak past them.

Koreas Newest President Wants to Meet Mark Zuckerberg
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Koreas Newest President Wants to Meet Mark Zuckerberg

South Koreas newly elected president, Moon Jae In, expressed his wishes to meet Mark Zuckerberg while in a reply to the Facebook CEOs e-mail.

Last week the Blue House reported in their press release that Facebook co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, had sent an e-mail to President Moon Jae In following the election congratulating him on taking office. He thanked the president for visiting Facebook Korea and participating in a live Facebook interview during his candidacy.

This Japanese Jewellery thief has the slowest getaway ever
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This Japanese Jewellery thief has the slowest getaway ever

Its a well-known saying that you cant outrun the law, but when this suspected jewelry thief was spotted by the police, he didnt even try to.

On May 23, a man attempted to break into a jewelry store in Japans northern city of Sapporo, police were quick to the scene and began chasing the man down in order arrest him.

As the man began to flee the policemen, passersby started to film the thief attempt to get away. While they were no doubt hoping to see an exciting, high-speed chase through the dense streets of Japan, what they actually got was more of a light stroll than a police chase.