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Collaborating with Chinese company, Xing Tian, Cube Entertainment will be revealing a new boyband called M4M for debut.
On February 26, Cube Entertainment announced that four members were selected after auditions in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. “The members went through Cube Entertainment’s incubating system and trained for 1460 days secretly.”. ... Read more
A-Peace held a fanmeeting with 700 Japanese fans in Seoul.
The group has a record of being the largest Korean group with 21 members, and had their fanmeeting at the New Millenium Hall in Konkuk University. They invited 700 fans from Japan, and ran the entire 2.5 hour fanmeeting in Japanese. The boys haven’t been very active in Korea, but had their 1000th concert in January. . ... Read more
Korean music scene”s favorite oddball Zion.T went 19+ recently for a video pictorial with “W Korea0.”
The singer”s style in the video is the typical Zion.T fashion: suits with a colorfully mismatching set of patterns, a pair of chic shades, pointed black and white loafers, and tousled hair that makes one think that the singer just got out of bed when in fact he probably took three hours to get it to look that way. . ... Read more
CNBLUE”s Yonghwa has been appointed as the new model for cosmetic brand “Skin79″ in both Korea and China, proving his rising popularity in Asia.
A rep of “Skin79″ said,”Yonghwa is gaining much popularity all over the world including China as one of the icons of the Hallyu wave. By choosing him as the new model, we believe that he will be able to enhance the brand value with his sense of beauty”.. ... Read more
Song Kang Ho, Choi Min Sik and more have been reportedly the first people in Korea being invited to the Academy
Actor Song Kang Ho and Choi Min Sik, as well as film directors Bong Joon Ho and Im Kwon Taek, and animator Kim Sang Jin were invited to be part of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States. . ... Read more
NS Yoon-G has named her ideal idol types from among K-pop group members.
She makes the revelation while appearing on part two of the “Muscle Queen” special of KBS2’s “Let’s Go! Dream Team” on June 28. When asked who her ideal type was during the episode, NS Yoon-G replies, “I like the younger idols. INFINITE’s L and Sunggyu are my ideal types, and I also like Bangtan Boys (BTS) these days,” she confessed. . ... Read more
Viewers look at posters of the film “Northern Limit Line” at a theater in Seoul on Wednesday.
Four out of 10 Seoul residents would simply flee to another country if another war breaks out on the Korean peninsula, a poll suggests. Also, more than 60 percent of Seoul residents said they have no idea what the instructions are in the event of a war.The Seoul Metropolitan Government surveyed 3,039 residents earlier this month and found that 36.2 percent would escape to a safer place, while 5.6 percent said they would leave Korea. Only 11.6 percent said they want to take up arms to defend the country, and the remainder would be willing to give the military some auxiliary support . ... Read more
Wearing jeans at the workplace would be okay, only if they look neat (from lyrics of Dance with DJ DOC sung by K-pop group DJ DOC). In 1997 when DJ DOC released this song, no one had imagined that an office worker could wear jeans to the workplace. Wearing trousers, a jacket, a long-sleeved dress shirt and a neck tie was regarded as a manner and courtesy even in the middle of summer. However, with growing demands for efficiency and autonomy in the organization cultures in 2000s, clothes of office workers started changing. Indoor temperature was raised to save energy and unnecessary clothes such as a jacket and a tie were removed to increase convenience at work. . ... Read more