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CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa has scored the longest-running number one single, topping the Gaon Weibo’s chart for 16 weeks straight.
According to China’s largest SNS business group Weibo, Jung Yong Hwa has been first place on Gaon Weibo’s chart from the week of November 17th to 23rd, 2014 to March 2nd to 8th, 2015. It is evident that his popularity in China is yet to die down.. ... Read more
“Ode to My Father”: A Tearful History Written by Laura On February 26, 2015
It hasn’t even been a year since 명량 (The Admiral: Roaring Currents), aka the most successful movie ever at the South-Korean box office, has been released. Yet, another movie is already close on its heels: with almost 14 million sold tickets, 국제시장 (Ode to My Father) has just become the second most-watched movie in the country. . ... Read more
Actor Lee Seung Gi recently sat down for an interview with TV Report. This time, the actor opened up about his dating and relationship history.
“I’m not shy when it comes to loving someone,” said the actor. He went on further to explain, “Truth be told, I’m a little reckless when it comes to displaying affection.”. ... Read more
Pinocchio, Episodes 13-16: The Inevitable Repetition of History Written by Elaine On January 12, 2015
Just when I thought things were wrapping up and we were working towards the drama’s resolution, these few episodes string together characters and past events in anticipation of a final showdown. With the protagonists and antagonists becoming clear and stakes being raised, we’re undoubtedly headed towards the climax of Pinocchio. . ... Read more
The National Museum of Korea recently completed the restoration of two paintings from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) that are kept at the British Museum in London. One is “Obongdo (Painting of Five Mountain Peaks)”, seen above. The restoration – which took place over two years, beginning in April 2012 – was part of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) the museums signed in 2011. Under the MOU, the national museum will help preserve Korean relics at the British Museum under the condition that they will be actively introduced to visitors of the institute”s Korean gallery. Provided by the museum . ... Read more
Rising variety star M.I.B”s Kangnam opened up about his dating history on the December 17 episode of SBS” “One Night of TV Entertainment“.
Kangnam sat down for an interview on the day of his charity hug event on the 14th. When he was asked if he has any “some” relationship going on these days, he answered, “I want to have a some relationship with someone, but there”s no one.”
He also talked about his dating history, revealing, “I”ve dated about 4 women until now. No, it was 5,” and added that he”s generally weak when it comes to the opposite gender. . ... Read more
An indie documentary about a devoted elderly couple is rewriting the history of Korean cinema. “My Love, Don”t Cross That River” topped the box office on Friday last week, and maintained its lead on Saturday by drawing 247,658 viewers in one day. It has now been watched by 776,424 people and is on course to hit 1 million 18 days after its release on Nov. 27. The film has also garnered the highest review ratings on portal and movie booking sites. Staring from small beginnings like most indie films, it became a sleeper hit by word of mouth and great reviews. “There is something special about this documentary”, said film critic Shim Young-seop. “It celebrates love in a totally sincere way”. . ... Read more