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CNBLUE"s Yonghwa becomes the new face for "Skin79" in Korea and China

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CNBLUE


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

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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 reportedly shared about her perfect types from the Idol Groups in Korea

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NS Yoon-G  has reportedly  shared about her  perfect types from the Idol Groups in  Korea

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

Young People "Would Run if N.Korea Attacks"

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Young People

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

How cool-biz style has changed in Korea

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How cool-biz style has changed in Korea

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

Plagiarism accusation rocks Korea"s literary set

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Plagiarism accusation rocks Korea
“I compared sentences from “Patriotism” and “Legend” numerous times and realized that accusations of plagiarism are valid”, Shin said in the interview. “I still don”t recall reading “Patriotism” no matter how hard I sift through my memories, but it”s come to the point where I can”t trust my own memories”, she said. ... Read more

Korean drama starting today 2015/06/27 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2015/06/27 in Korea

Korean drama starting today 2015/06/27 in Korea “The Time I Loved You” (2015)Directed by Jo Soo-wonWritten by Jeong Do-yoon, Lee Ha-na-I, Min Hyo-jeongNetwork : SBSWith Ha Ji-won, Lee Jin-wook, Yoon Gyoon-sang, Choo Soo-hyeon, Kang Rae-yeon, Lee Joo-seung,…16 episodes – Sat, Sun 22:00Also known as “The Time We Were not in Love” and “In Time with You” and formerly known as “The Time I Loved You, 7000 Days (너를 사랑한 시간, 7000일, neo-leul sa-rang si-gan, 7000-il)SynopsisThe drama depicts a coming-of-age story about a man and a woman in a longtime friendship, who later find themselves facing difficult times as they turn 30 years old. . ... Read more

Girls' Generation's Tiffany Gives Korea's New Beauty Technology A Try For 'Heart A Tag'

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Girls' Generation's Tiffany Gives Korea's New Beauty Technology A Try For 'Heart A Tag'

On a recent episode of Mnet”s “Heart A Tag,” host and Girls” Generation member Tiffany tested out South Korea”s latest beauty-technology craze, WayWearable.

WayWearable uses environmental conditions to analyze your skin and then connects to the corresponding phone app with the results. . ... Read more

Princess Deokhye`s belongings return to Korea

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Princess Deokhye`s belongings return to Korea

Seven traditional gowns worn in Japan by Princess Deokhye (1912-1989), the only daughter of King Gojong, the first king of the Korean Empire (an empire that succeeded the Joseon Dynasty), returned to Korea after 90 years. . ... Read more

Korea"s galloping gourmet settles back home

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Korea
Lee published a book entitled “Cook” (2012) out of his experiences at Le Cordon Bleu”s branch in London where he learned how to cook. After achieving unexpected success with his seven-episode “Noodle Road”, which followed the history of noodles through the East and West and the substantial anthropological tale underpinning noodles in history, he took off to enroll in the London branch of the prestigious culinary school Le Cordon Bleu. ... Read more