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South Korean Boyband HOTSHOT Was In A Car Accident After Attending ‘Show! Music Core'

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South Korean Boyband HOTSHOT Was In A Car Accident After Attending ‘Show! Music Core'

It has been reported that six-member rookie boy group HOTSHOT was taken to the hospital for treatment after being involved in a car accident on the night of December 6, on their way to another schedule following “Music Core.”. ... Read more

Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: 14-Year-Old Exo Fan Elena Braun Explains How South Korean Music Changed Her Life

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Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: 14-Year-Old Exo Fan Elena Braun Explains How South Korean Music Changed Her Life

 

(Photo : courtesy of Elena Braun)

 

(Photo : Facebook)

NAME: Elena Braun

AGE: 14

HOME: Brookings, Ore.

CURRENTLY: “I have been delivering newspapers for four years for people around my neighborhood,” Braun explains. “I am home-schooled online with Alpha Omega Academy which is a big temptation for me because I love going on Facebook to check out K-pop groups when I”m supposed to be doing homework.” . ... Read more

Korean food ups global profile with new ranking

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Korean food ups global profile with new ranking

While Seoul has garnered much attention after Gangnam drew international spotlight thanks to Psy’s “Gangnam Style”, another city is gaining recognition for its food without the help of a celebrity.. ... Read more

Profile on Korean Influence in London's High Street Stores

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Profile on Korean Influence in London's High Street Stores

Animal hats in Peacocks

Written by Anne Cole

Over the last year, a Korean influence has swept across London’s high streets. Whether on a retail therapy spree, Christmas shopping or just doing the weekly supermarket run, these Korean touches add excitement to London shopping. Here are just a few of them: . ... Read more

Translations raise global profile of Korean history

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Translations raise global profile of Korean history

Prof. Choi Byeong-hyun, 62, has completed the first English translation of the “The Annals of the Joseon Dynasty”, a treasured official record. “In an era of globalization, a non-globalized heritage is a dead heritage”, he says. Provided by Honam University . ... Read more

Korean boyband member to start 1st solo Asia tour

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Korean boyband member to start 1st solo Asia tour

Kim Jun-su, a member of Korean boy band JYJ, starts his own Asian tour in May to promote his first solo album, he announced Wednesday.

Kim said that he would play his first solo concert in Seoul on May 19 and 20 before performing in seven Asian cities including Bangkok, Taipei, Jakarta and Shanghai through June. . ... Read more

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2015.03.27 ~ 2015.03.29

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Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2015.03.27 ~ 2015.03.29
The number one movie this week is “Twenty” (스물) Korean Box Office – Admissions for the Weekend 2015.03.27 – 2015.03.29 (www.kobis.or.kr) # Films Release date Week-end Total 1 “Twenty” (스물) 2015/03/25 852 978 1 136 867 2 “Whiplash”   252 683 1 238 413 3 “Kingsman: The Secret Service”   213 743 5 699 224 4 “Insurgent”   147 325 211 231 5 Cinderella   146 985 580 506 6 “Run All Night”   36 774 272 325 7 “The Deal” (살인의뢰) 2015/03/12 20 346 842 245 8 “Chappie”   8 967 569 218 9 “Granny”s Got Talent” (헬머니) 2015/03/05 8 336 516 791 10 “The Good Lie”   7 544 9 137 Korean movies only     “Socialphobia” (소셜포비아) 2015/03/12 4 446 246 722   “He Who Loves the World” (그 사람 그 사랑 그 세상) 2015/03/26 2 183 28 425   “Around The World” (세계일주) 2015/03/26 1 736 2 938   “Salute D”Amour” (장수상회) 2015/04/09 945 2 005   “Ode to My Father” (국제시장) 2014/12/17 714 14 250 936   “Empire of Lust” (순수의 시대) 2015/03/05 519 469 429   “Kim”s Daughters” (김약국의 딸들, 1963) – Re-release   279 985   “Strangers on the Field” (그라운드의 이방인) 2015/03/19 276 2 706   “Gangnam Blues” (강남 1970) 2015/01/21 123 2 192 136   “Danser avec Montaigne” (몽테뉴와 함께 춤을) 2015/__/__ 116 216 ... Read more

New Korean Satellite Sent into Space

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New Korean Satellite Sent into Space

The homegrown Arirang-3A multipurpose satellite was successfully sent into space on Thursday. Once it is operational, the satellite will be cable of observing the earth even at night or in bad weather thanks to infrared vision. . ... Read more

Korean drama starting today 2015/03/28 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2015/03/28 in Korea

Korean drama starting today 2015/03/28 in Korea “Missing Noir M” (2015)Directed by Lee Seung-yeongWritten by Lee Yu-jinNetwork : OCNWith Kim Kang-woo, Park Hee-soon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Gyoo-cheol, Park So-hyun, Kang Ha-neul,…10 episodes – Sat 23:00SynopsisThis team focuses on not just simple missing victims but missing persons involved with serious crimes and or the mystery world. Two special unit detectives and criminals never heard of before battle against each other in this 10-episode drama. . ... Read more

[Spoiler] Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama "Angry Mom"

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[Spoiler] Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama

Added episode 4 captures for the Korean drama “Angry Mom” (2015)Directed by Choi Byeong-gilWritten by Park Jeong-soo-INetwork : MBCWith Kim Hee-seon, Ji Hyeon-woo, Kim Yoo-jeong, Lim Hyeong-joon, Go Soo-hee, Kim Ji-yeong,…16 episodes – Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisA drama about a mother who goes to school for her children who suffer from school violence.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/03/18 . ... Read more