Home Date: April 20th, 2012

Tickets + teaser featuring Jay Park revealed for Verizon's APAHM Tour 2012

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Tickets + teaser featuring Jay Park revealed for Verizon's APAHM Tour 2012

A couple weeks ago, it was announced by Verizon that Korean singer Jay Park would be headlining Verizon’s APAHM Tour 2012. This year, the tour will visit Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. After revealing a teaser image featuring Jay Park on April 7th on their temporary website, Verizon Wireless launched their official website on April 14th. . ... Read more

Current Status of Korean Pop Culture

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Current Status of Korean Pop Culture

In today’s “In the Spotlight” segment, we take a closer look at the phenomenon of Hallyu , or the Korean Wave.
Now garnering attention globally, the Hallyu really got its start in the mid-1990s, When Korean dramas like “Winter Sonata“, and “Dae Jang-geum” caught on first in Korea, then throughout Asia. . ... Read more

Wonder Girls Releases New App for Second Album

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Wonder Girls Releases New App for Second Album

On April 20, SBS Contents Hub announced that the Wonder Girls released an app, called “Wonder Girls,” for their second album, “Wonder World.”. ... Read more

Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga-In looks beautiful for ‘InStyle’

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Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga-In looks beautiful for ‘InStyle’

Possibly Jo Kwon’s new wallpaper

Brown Eyed GirlsGa-In continues to wow fans with her fabulous pictorials, her most recent being a print and pattern focus for ‘InStyle‘ magazine. . ... Read more

Kim So Eun from Happy Ending says, “My ideal type is Nickhun of 2PM”

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Kim So Eun from Happy Ending says, “My ideal type is Nickhun of 2PM”

Recently, actress Kim So Eun has revealed her ideal type to be 2PM’s Nickhun.

At the press conference of JTBC’s new drama series Happy Ending (written by Kim Yoon Jung, directed by Kwak Young Bum) which was held at the Imperial Palace in Gangnam, Seoul on April 20, Kim So Eun mentioned her ideal man. . ... Read more

Two Korean Movies Invited to Compete at Cannes

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Two Korean Movies Invited to Compete at Cannes

Hong Sang-soo‘s “In Another Country” and Lim Sang-soo‘s “The Taste of Money” have been invited to the 65th Cannes Film Festival next month. This marks the fourth time that two Korean films have been selected for the official competition of arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival in the same year. . ... Read more

Jungshin will focus on studying music during CNBLUE’s hiatus

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Jungshin will focus on studying music during CNBLUE’s hiatus

Earlier, CNBLUE announced that they would be concluding their promotions for their third mini-album, ‘EAR FUN‘, this weekend.

The members will be focusing on individual activities during their hiatus, and although the future plans of three members were previously revealed, Jungshin was left out, leaving fans wondering how he’ll be spending his time. . ... Read more

Dorothy Nam Never Runs Out of Energy

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Dorothy Nam Never Runs Out of Energy

Dorothy Nam, host of the EBS radio talk show “Star English”, helps listeners learn English with appearances of English-speaking celebrities, telling their life stories and sharing tips for improving English. Her outgoing and cheerful character makes the show both fun and easy to approach. . ... Read more

Kim So Eun Picks 2PM’s Nichkhun over Junho as Favorite Idol Star

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Kim So Eun Picks 2PM’s Nichkhun over Junho as Favorite Idol Star

Kim So Eun picked 2PM’s Nichkhun as her favorite idol star, disappointing many fans that were hoping for her MBC “Music & Lyrics” relationship with Junho to happen in real life. . ... Read more

miss A prove their excellent fan service by eating together with their fans

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miss A prove their excellent fan service by eating together with their fans

The four ladies of miss A treated several of their fans (say A) to a meal at a restaurant.

On April 20th, Suzy uploaded the above photo of the gathering on Twitter and wrote, “Finally uploading the photo we took with our say A. Find miss A!” . ... Read more

Jay Park?s U.S. APAHM Tour and Meet & Greet Dates revealed!

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Jay Park?s U.S. APAHM Tour and Meet & Greet Dates revealed!

As reported earlier, Jay Park will be making his way around the U.S. this summer, and the upcoming tour dates have been revealed.

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Verizon proudly presents the  APAHM Tour concert series featuring the talented Jay Park. He will be visiting four cities around the U.S. including Washington D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. . ... Read more

Kim Soohyun to be the new face of the Korea Tourism Organization

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Kim Soohyun to be the new face of the Korea Tourism Organization

On April 17th, Kim Soohyun became the face of the Korea Tourism Organization. Given the title of Honorary Ambassador, Kim Soohyun’s inauguration was held at the Koran Tourism Organization’s headquarters in the Jung District of central Seoul.. ... Read more