Tag: South Korea
The famous LiNK (also known as: Liberty in North Korea) is a organization that seeks to empower North Koreans and assists them with the challenges they face in their journey to freedom.
The organization is currently raising the fund to assist 200 North Korean refugees. The campaign is expected to earn $600,000 dollars. For the first $200,000 they make, a donor has agreed to match the price, so donations leading to that will be doubled.. ... Read more
Recently, the Hallyu wave is becoming more and more popular all over the world. South Korean media is spreading widely and achieves the attention of major media outlets. The famous actor Rain, who is the main character in the famous drama “My Lovely Girl” is invited to share his opinion on why international fans are vehemently lured by Korean drama in the well-known CNN network. . ... Read more
Super Junior has once again proven that they are indeed hot items in global market.
@TwitterKR released the TOP 10 Most Followed personalities domestically as of September 23 and out of 10 people, 6 members of Super Junior are in.. ... Read more
It seems that Girl”s Day“s Hyeri has struck a gold mine with her recent appearance on “Real Men” as one of the new female recruits!
More specifically, a brief clip of her showing aegyo at her instructor seems to have struck a chord in South Korea. . ... Read more
South Korea has created their own version of “Jersey Shore”, out of the iconic Gangnam district in Seoul. The show, called “Gangnam Boys” will be airing soon.
In the video teaser, “Gangnam Boys” are shown to be those who are from the district of Gangnam. The first person introduced from the “Gangnam Boys” is Tommy, someone who says “wearing Abercrombie is essential”. . ... Read more
South Korea’s digital rate hike went into effect in July of 2013, which left consumers and industry professionals worried about the future of online streaming and downloads.
The government announced this change in January of 2013 but allowed a grace period, only enforcing the hike beginning last July. A music insider claimed that these rate increases needed to occur in order to be closer to what other countries charge for their music downloads. This in turn would also help the Korean music industry, who had been suffering losses due to lower CD sales. . ... Read more
Have you always wanted to go to Korea but aren’t quite sure where to go? Unsure what the country has to offer? Here are 13 places to check out while in South Korea.
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Deadly flash floods hit Busan and nearby regions on Monday afternoon causing disasters that led to the death of 5 people while 5 others are also missing as of now.
Busan, the second largest city in South Korea, and the surrounding regions of South Gyeongsang Province, were hit with record rainfall on Monday afternoon. There were recorded rainfalls of 130 millimiters per hour in Busan and 270.5 millimeters in Changwon. . ... Read more
South Korea defeated Chicago in a 8-4 win to win the Little League World Series Championships!
The Little League Baseball World Series is a baseball tournament for children aged 11 to 13 years old. The event, started in 1947, is held every August in Pennsylvania in the United States. At first, the event only had participants from the US, but has since become a worldwide tournament being broadcast on ESPN. . ... Read more
During his tour of the 9th division, army Chief of Staff General Kim Yohwan has expressed that he wants to discuss way to eliminate violence between soldiers.
General Kim Yohwan was quoted saying, ”The Army will see to it that a unit will be disbanded, and its members absorbed by other units if cases of human rights violations continue to take place and attempts are made to cover them up.” . ... Read more