The new DMZ Train will operate along the Gyeongwon Line once a day starting this August, linking Seoul and Baengmagoji Station in Cheorwon. (photo: Jeon Han)
Created by a 2-kilometer deep strip of land that straddles both the south and the north of the Military Demarcation Line (MDL), the 4-kilometer wide Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) divides the Korean Peninsula. Uninhabited since the Korean War (1950-1953), however, it now ironically has one of the most well-preserved ecosystems in the world. ...
On October 29, it was revealed that EXO, G-Dragon and Tae Yang are among artists announced on the first lineup of the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
MAMA is known as the biggest music award in Asia and attracts a large numbers of fans attending. The annual music awards hosted by CJ E&M honor musicians through 17 sections, from newbie of the year to best solo male artist. The event will be held at Hong Kong’s Asia World-Expo Arena on December 03.
New Hallyu group EXO, who released the digital single “Overdose” earlier this year, will perform on stage. Big Bang”s GDragon and Tae Yang will also give fans a music feast with full of energy and color.
The official line-up for MAMA 2014 will be revealed soon.
Korean movie opening today 2014/10/29 in Korea: “The Woman Upstairs”
“The Woman Upstairs” (2014)Directed by Lee Chan-wookWith Yuri Seo, Park Won-bin, Kim Yoon-jeon,…SynopsisThere”s something inside this woman. She can be heard every night!Unemployed Do-hwan (Park Won-bin) who lives off stock investments is suffering from a riddling noise ever since In-kyeong (Yuri Seo) moved in upstairs. He can”t work or sleep and gets misunderstood by In-kyeong as a perverted psycho but he falls for her more and more. Hwa-jin, who has a crush on Do-hwan, finds out that In-kyeong is a medium and spreads the word. Do-hwan decides to help In-kyeong who is about to get kicked out. The two of them are drawn to each other and start an investment guide towards the apartment residents. However, when In-kyeong fails to make anymore predictions they are once again faced with a wall… ...
Actor Lee Joon Gi will be releasing mini album “Exhale” in Korea and China simultaneously as his gift for fans.
On 29, his agency Namoo Actors reveals the good news along with the release of the jacket image. It is also revealed that the songs are varying from RnB to hip hop, giving his own idea to the album concept and planning.
His agency shared that Lee Joon Gi stayed overnight for recordings showing his enthusiasm to give fans a very nice gift. Meanwhile, the mini album will be released on November 21....
The famous singer Alex has been appointed to be the host of the KBS upcoming show, “Stranger: Foreigner’s Settlement in Korea”, which features foreigners ‘life in Korea.
It can been seen from the pre-released preview, “Stranger: Foreigner’s Settlement in Korea” will describe 100 days of foreigners ‘lifestyle in Korea.
Especially, the program is featured with a colossal suitcase, which will become the “classroom” that provides the foreigners with useful tips helping them adapt to the Korean’s culture and lifestyle....
MC Mong"s "Miss Me Or Diss Me" album to feature star-studded line up of Huh Gak, Ailee, Hyorin, Mina and more
MC Mong is finally breaking his hiatus and will be returning to the music scene as he release his 6th full-length album “Miss Me Or Diss Me” .
The 13-song tracklist is released revealing a set of star-studded featuring such as Huh Gak, Ailee, Baek Ji Young, Lyn, Gary, Sistar”s Hyorin, Bumkey, Girl”s Day Minah, and more.
His comeback album will be released on November 5.
Korean dramas starting today 2014/10/27 in Korea: “Pride and Prejudice” and “Family Secrets”
“Pride and Prejudice” (2014)Directed by Kim Jin-min-IWritten by Lee Hyeon-jooNetwork : MBCWith Baek Jin-hee, Choi Jin-hyeok, Choi Min-soo, Son Chang-min, Jang Hang-seon, Lee Tae-hwan,…Mon, Tue 22:00Foermerly known as “A Lawless World” (무법천지, moo-beob-cheon-ji)Synopsis“Pride and Prejudice” is the struggle of investigators who stand up to fight those who weaponize the laws and policies, people and love.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/10/27 ...
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/26 in Korea “Drama Special – Ugly Love” (2014)Directed by Ahn Joon-yongWritten by Ahn Joon-yongNetwork : KBSWith Jo Dal-hwan, Goo Jae-yee, Kim Yeong-hoon, Song Min-ji, Park Cheol-min, Seo Dong-gab,…1 episode – Sun 23:55Part of the “Drama Special” seriesSynopsisA drama about the conflicts and love through the daily lives of office workers.
Secret”s Han Sun Hwa poses for the November issue of GQ Korea magazine. Check out her photoshoot here:
A Korea travel information app has recently been launched by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) aimed at helping mainland Chinese tourists during their stay in Korea. The simplified Chinese app, Hanguo Zizhu You, provides Korea travel information, maps and shopping coupons. Since the representative Chinese tourist in Korea enjoys shopping, the application is designed to show over 6,000 pieces of data about major shopping areas across the country. In particular, the app offers coupons ready to be used in duty free shops, department stores and shopping malls, as well as shopping information based on different regions and times of day. ...