Archive for June 23rd, 2012

Korean Population to Reach 50 Million Saturday

Korean Population to Reach 50 Million Saturday

The Korean population, according to Statistics Korea, has doubled in just 50 years, from 25 million back in 1960, to 50-MILLION this Saturday on June 23rd.This figure includes the number of foreign residents who have been staying in Korea for more than three months. With the 50-million mark reached, Korea is now one of just seven countries in the so-called “20-50 Club”, countries with populations of over 50 million people and a per capita income of over 20-thousand U.S. dollars. Countries like the U.S., France and Germany earned their distinctions in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and Korea joins the club 16 years after the United Kingdom made the list in 1996. ...

Comedienne Shin Bora explains why she won’t officially debut as a singer

Comedienne Shin Bora explains why she won’t officially debut as a singer

Comedienne Shin Bora, who’s widely known for being a member of the skit ‘Brave Rascals‘ in KBS‘s ‘Gag Concert‘, was the star who participated on this week’s edition of ‘Entertainment Weekly – Guerilla Date‘.Shin Bora is gaining an enormous amount of interest for participating in the OST Part 2 of SBS‘s ‘Phantom‘. Titled “Crying With Longing“, the ballad track was composed by Brandon Fraley, Jamelle Fraley, and Cyndy Morgan with lyrics by Seo Hye Won.In addition, she has been active under the group Brave Rascal’ and has already released two single albums, ‘Wait and Prepare‘ and ‘I Don Care‘.However, with her vocal talent, many have been wondering whether she will go solo. “I don’t have the skills to become a solo artist,” she said. “I only enjoy singing and listening to music, so I have never thought of releasing my own album.”Regarding her dreams, she stated, “I hope to use my abilities to inspire and touch others.”Check out her OST for ‘Phantom’ below!...

More Koreans Incorporate Vegetarianism into Their Diet

More Koreans Incorporate Vegetarianism into Their Diet

Sun Hyun-joo, Oriental medicine doctor and nutritionist

By Kelly Frances

Oriental medicine doctor and nutritionist Sun Hyun-joo says the benefits of vegetarianism are numerous, including positive physical and emotional changes as well as a reduction in the potential for disease.

As a vegan herself, who does not consume any animal products, Sun also condemns the unethical and environmentally harmful nature of the meat industry, emphasizing the heavy use of additives. ...

Inside the Animator’s Studio

Inside the Animator’s Studio

On first glance, this might look like any normal office in Korea.

A poster for the American animated sitcom Family Guy hangs on the wall. Not too out of the ordinary. But is Family Guy very popular in South Korea? And looking even closer, where did all those signatures come from?

We’re in the offices of Yeson Animation, one of Korea’s many animation studios that caters to American animation productions. Yeson has been responsible for a wide number of animated coons over the years, including Family Guy. ...

Girls' Generation's Hyoyeon shows off her perfect body line on "Dancing With The Stars 2"

Girls' Generation's Hyoyeon shows off her perfect body line on "Dancing With The Stars 2"

Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon has captured viewers attention with her latest stage costume on MBC “Dancing With The Stars 2.”

On June 22nd, the broadcast of the show was aired with 6 teams remaining to stay in the competition. The mission of the day was titled, “My Story,” in which one’s life story is expressed through dance sport.

For her performance, Hyoyeon wore a gorgeous sequin green tub top with matching pants, catching the audience’s attention. Her costume was created specifically to allow her to highlight her body and swaying gestures during her stage, in which she highlighted her trainee days in SM Entertainment....

Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Yoona Disses Taeyeon’s Body? Never Said “Not Much There”

Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Yoona Disses Taeyeon’s Body? Never Said “Not Much There”

Girls Generation, SNSD, Yoona, Taeyeon

Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Yoona Disses Taeyeon’s Body? Never Said “Not Much There”

There is a rumor without proof spreading online that Girls’ Generation member Yoona dissed Taeyeon’s body. 

On June 23rd, an online forum released a video clip along with the comment, “After seeing Taeyeon’s body, Yoona made a diss by joking, ‘Not much there’.”

However, internet users who viewed the video responded, “Where does Yoona diss Taeyeon’s body? In the real clip, Yoona never said that.” They claim that the statement from the released video is false. ...

JTL unites to support Tony Ahn; Lee Jaewon first appearance on TV since being discharged

JTL unites to support Tony Ahn; Lee Jaewon first appearance on TV since being discharged

Former H.O.T and JTL member Lee Jaewon has recently made an appearance on television, the first since his discharge from the military last year.

On June 22nd at 9:55PM, MBC’s “Dancing With The Stars 2″ aired on television, in which JTL member Jang Woohyuk and Lee Jaewon made a surprise appearance to support and cheer on Tony Ahn.

Tony Ahn had been working hard practicing a routine when Jang Woohyuk and Lee Jaewon dropped in, surprising him. During the broadcast, Tony Ahn stated, “I practice 6-7 hours a day for this dance.”...

Super Junior Leeteuk’s Peter Pan Look, “Hour and Half Just on Eye Makeup Alone”

Super Junior Leeteuk’s Peter Pan Look, “Hour and Half Just on Eye Makeup Alone”

Super Junior, Leeteuk, twitter

Super Junior Leeteuk’s Peter Pan Look, “Hour and Half Just on Eye Makeup Alone”

Super Junior leader Leeteuk transformed into a lonely Peter Pan.

On June 23, Leeteuk left a trail on his Twitter with a picture, “A beautiful man. You can’t tell who this is from afar. I hear this is the lonely Peter Pan. The come back date is so soon! Those eyes alone took an hour and a half to be made up. If you look close enough, you can see the glittering cubic around the eyes!” ...

Josh Hartnett hit on model Hye Park

Josh Hartnett hit on model Hye Park

Hye Park

Supermodel Hye Park revealed that among her many admirers is Hollywood heartthrob Josh Hartnett.On an episode of “Taxi”, the talk show in a taxi, which aired on Thursday night, Park said that Josh Hartnett invited her over for dinner at his house.Park said that the two met on the set of a photo shoot for a fashion magazine and that he was “so polite and courteous” that the Korean model started to think that he had an ulterior motive. “I was thinking, ‘Does he like me?’ Then surprise surprise, he actually asked if I’d like to have dinner with him at his house in Malibu. I asked if I could bring my husband, and then Josh didn’t contact me again”, Park revealed.When asked what it was like working with the Hollywood star, Park said that she could see why women swooned when they saw the American actor, who appeared in films like “40 Days and 40 Nights”.”I had a bit of cake on my lips, and he wiped it away for me with his thumb. If I was cold, he’d be cheeky and ask if I wanted to jump inside his coat”, Park divulged.By Carla Sunwoo ...

Lee Seung Gi holds the ‘little brother’ title… even in Poland!

Lee Seung Gi holds the ‘little brother’ title… even in Poland!

Actor/singer Lee Seung Gi is not only the ‘nation’s little brother’ but is now the ‘world’s little brother’.

Recently, a photo that Lee Seung Gi took with his female fans in Poland was uploaded through a foreigner’s Twitter account, along with the tweet, “We took a picture with the handsome and tall Lee Seung Gi.”

In the revealed photo, Lee Seung Gi is seen kindly placing his arms around his five female fans and smiling for the camera at, what seems to be, a Korean restaurant. Because he wasn’t currently filming, Lee Seung Gi was seen without any make-up and wearing just a white top with a black cardigan. Even with his simplicity, Lee Seung Gi was still able to draw out a chic, handsome look. Along with Lee Seung Gi, the five female fans displayed their enthusiasm of meeting the star with the smiles on their faces. ...

Time Slip Dr. Jin ep 10Korean Episode TV Show

Time Slip Dr. Jin ep 10Korean Episode TV Show


Time Slip Dr Jin aired on Korean TV channel MBC, was released in 2012-May-26 to 2012-July-29, aired every Saturday & Sunday 21:50 hours
Time Slip Dr Jin tells the story of Jin Hyuk, played by Son Seung Hun a genius in the field of neurosurgery, he was taken to the year 1860 to treat the people who were there.
Our drama will air after the release Time Slip Dr Jin eps 10, and we will update Time Slip Dr Jin eps 10 with english subtitle. Always Update guys

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