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"'Radio Star' MCs donate 100 million won dor Danwol High School" plus 24 more

"'Radio Star' MCs donate 100 million won dor Danwol High School" plus 24 more

'Radio Star' MCs donate 100 million won dor Danwol High School

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 07:57 AM PDT

The 4 MCs of MBC's "Radio Star" include Kim Gu Ra, Yoon Jong Shin, Kim Gook Jin and Kyuhyun gathered and made a donation for Danwon High School.

The four of them donated 100 million won to the students at Danwon High School in Ansan who were suffered from the Sewol tragedy. Previously Kyuhyun also directly called the school's official and made his own donation of 25 million won to the student welfare.

It was reported that there have been many celebrities coming out with their donations but requested to keep their names unknown in order to avoid media play.

'Doctor Strangers' unveils first still cuts of Sistar's Bora

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 06:42 AM PDT

On April 26th, SBS' upcoming drama "Doctor Stranger" releases some of the first still cuts of Sistar's Bora.

Bora will take the role of Lee Chung Yi who is a defector from North Korea. She has a tomboyish character and always acts masculine but in fact she has a secret crush towards Park Hoon (Lee Jong Suk) whom she has been staying with after escaping North Korea.

Sistar is known for having a sexy and glamorous image on stage, but for this drama viewers will be able to see another side of Bora as she won't dress in pretty clothes and acts feminine on the screen.

"Doctor Stranger" is scheduled to broadcast on May 5th.

Kim Woo Bin couldn't resist his tears when leaving his family on 'Four Men One Woman'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 05:18 AM PDT

Kim Woo Bin shed his tears when he had to say farewell to his family on MBC's "Four Men One Woman".

His last appearance on the show was broadcast on April 25th. Because of his filming schedule for his upcoming movie, that's why he had to leave the show early. However he seemed to become attached to his on-screen parents that he couldn't hide his sadness and regret when he had to leave them.

Kim Woo Bin shared his thought in an interview,"I should have talked more with mom and dad, and also hold their hands more","I was very grateful. Please take care of yourself. I love you"

Actress Kim Soeun promise this if upcoming film 'The Girl's Grave' reaches 2 million ticket sales!

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 04:00 AM PDT

The 24-year old actress Kim Soeun revealed her prince charming during the interview after her photo shoot for 'bnt.'

Kim Soeun didn't hesitate to disclose that since childhood she considered actor Won Bin, who is 12 years older than her, as her prince charming. Won Bin was first loved with his inclusion in the well-received 2000 Korean drama, 'Autumn in My Heart.' Aside from that, Kim Soeun also shared about her future plans on getting married.

It was reported that during the photo shoot, Kim Soeun transformed into a simple and innocent girl next door and sexy woman.

Kim Soeun became more famous as an actress when she portrayed a role opposite to Kim Bum on 'Boys Over Flowers' in 2009, where she won three awards. Currently, she is hoping for a good result of her upcoming film entitled 'The Girl's Grave' which will be shown in June. A promise was made by Kim Soeun and actor Kang Haneul if the ticket breaks two million ticket sales--- a Guerilla fan meeting!

SOURCE: eDaily

Singer Younha expresses sadness over Sewol tragedy on Twitter

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 03:30 AM PDT

Singer and idol Younha expressed the pain she's feeling over the Sewol tragedy.

She went on her Twitter, and posted saying, "I'm meeting you daily on the radio, and as time goes by it's getting more painful. I hope that it won't happen again as we are all mourning. My deepest condolences to all."

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British child singer Connie Talbot to donate all concert profits to Sewol tragedy victims

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 03:00 AM PDT

It is not only pure Koreans who are willing to lend their helping hands for the families of the victims of the capsized Sewol ship. 

Connie Talbot, a 13 year-old British singer, is in South Korea for her two separate shows in the country. With the unfortunate fate of the ship, she thought twice on continuing her shows. However, the mentions that she received on her Twitter from her fans, she decided to push through hoping that she can give a little hope.

She also expressed her deep intention to help, and decided that all the profits from her concerts will be totally donated to the foundations which are helping the victims.

She held her first concert in Osan on April 23rd, and will stage the second in Seoul on the 27th.

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SOURCE: Joy News 24

SHINee invites Indonesian fans on their 'SHINee World 3 in Jakarta'!

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 02:30 AM PDT

Synergism Entertainment, an Indonesian promoter, uploaded a video of the official greeting of SHINee for their 'SHINee World 3 in Jakarta.'

Before the release of the video on April 23rd, the confirmation of SHINee's Jakarta concert was first announced the day before. The short clip has subtitle in Bahasa.

The concert will be held on June 22nd at MEIS stadium.

Watch below:

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SOURCE: Synergism Entertainment YouTube Channel

Choi Siwon uploads photos from the set of 'Billion Dollar Heir'

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 02:00 AM PDT

In relation with the previous post, Super Junior's Choi Siwon posted the three photos above on his Weibo account.

The photos were taken on the set of his recent project. He is currently shooting for the Chinese adaptation of Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye's famous recent drama 'The Heirs.' It is entitled as 'Billion Dollar Heir.'

On the photos, his luxurious life as the lead male character on the drama was featured.

Siwon is opposite with actress Hong Soo Ah (as Yook Hwan).

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Actress Hong Soo Ah is a 'Billion Dollar Heir' princess

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 01:30 AM PDT

Actress Hong Soo Ah uploaded the photos above on her Weibo account on April 21st.

On the photos, she is wearing an elegant pink wedding dress which shows her curvaceous body and flaunts her beauty. She captioned, "Billion Dollar Heir, Hwan Ah fighting!."

Hong Soo Ah (as Yook Hwan) is the female lead role of the Chinese adaptation of the well-received Korean drama 'The Heirs.' She is with Choi Siwon as the male protagonist. The Chinese version is entitled as 'Billion Dollar Heir.'

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SOURCE: Star News

'The Fatal Encounter' aka 'The King's Wrath' promises to show a phenomenal battle scene!

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 01:00 AM PDT

The upcoming true-to-life film, 'The Fatal Encounter' (literally translated into The King's Wrath), is going to offer a phenomenal battle scene.

The battle scene will focus on the assassination attempt on King Jeongjo (played actor Hyun Bin), the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty. The production team built an entire building for the specific battle scene which will showcase the intense fight scene between King Jeongjo and his assassin and the actors deep interpretation of their role. The whole fight scene was directed by the same martial arts director who has worked with director Lee Jae Gyu for 'Damo' and 'The King 2Hearts.'

'The Fatal Encounter,' which is top-billed by Hyun Bin, Jung Jae-young and Jo Jung-suk, will be locally released on April 30th, and will be shown also in 25 North American cinemas on May 23rd.

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SOURCE:  Star News

Yoon Han profile

Posted: 26 Apr 2014 12:30 AM PDT

Stage name: Yoonhan (윤한)
Real Name: Jeon Yoon Han
Occupation: Singer, Pianist, Composer
Genre: Jazz
Date of birth: 1983. 10. 14
Height: 184cm
Weight: 71kg
Management: Stompmusic
Debut: 2010, first album 'untouched'
Education: Sangmyung university
Languages: Korean and English
Talents: Piano, singing, guitar, song writing, composing

- He appearred in 2013 MBC's program 'We've got married' with Lee So Yeon
- He was acknowledged by many experts and journalists with his first album
- He used to study in Berklee College of Music in Boston.

His latest track:

Melody Day sings OST for MBC drama, 'Hotel King'

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 11:30 PM PDT

On April 25th, MBC's 'Hotel King' crew revealed Melody Day's theme song for the OST of drama, "Hotel King".

Melody Day used to sing OST for many dramas like "Master's Sun", "I Hear Your Voice", "My Daughter Seoyoung", ...! They've returned to lend their sweet voices for "Hotel King", with a song titled "I'll be waiting".

Listen to it now !!


Infinity Challenge to continue without Gil

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT

'Infinity Challenge' production crew announced an official statement for Lee SSang Gil's withdrawal.

On April 23rd, the production crew of MBC 'Infinite Challenge' made a sincere apology to viewers for Gil's drunk driving issue. 

They shared, "We regret that this news broke out at a bad time, and we realize how disappointed all of our viewers would feel. Gil is deeply regretting his mistake himself, and he told us that he would temporarily withdraw from the show for a while. We decided to respect Gil's decision, and 'Infinity Challenge' will still continue with six members"

They added, "We will carefully edit Gil's parts in the recorded episodes, and we will do our best to pay all of this back."

The MBC crew apologized once again and promise to work harder to pay back for viewers.


EXO's Luhan joins Instagram

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 10:32 PM PDT

EXO's Luhan is the next EXO's member to join Instagram.

Kris was the first EXO's member to join Instagram, he followed Luhan's Instagram as well as miss A's Jia, so fans confirmed that the account mentioned is Luhan's real account.

You can follow Luhan here

Sunny, Baro, Chu Sung Hoon & Chu Sarang pose for 'Allo & Lugh'

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 10:20 PM PDT

 Girls' Generation's Sunny, B1A4's Baro, Chu Sung Hoon and his daughter Sarang model for kids fashion brand Allo and Lugh.

Check out the posters below as they pose as a happy family in the photos.

Jun Jihyun reveals BTS video for BHC Chicken

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 09:51 PM PDT

Jun Jihyun reveals the BTS video for the latest CF for BHC Chicken.

Check out the videos below for more adorable expressions:

The main men of Korea's upcoming TV shows feat. Lee Jong Suk of SBS' 'Doctor Stranger' (Part 3)

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 09:00 PM PDT

The last but definitely not the least is Lee Jong Suk of SBS' 'Doctor Stranger' which will replace 'God's Gift- 14 Days.'

The drama is top-billed by Lee Jong Suk (as Park Hoon) and Jin Se Yeon (as Song Jae-hee). The young Lee Jong Suk and his father, who is a physician, were captured by North Korea. His father trained him to be a doctor, and he became an excellent chest surgeon. He escaped to South Korea, and worked so hard in a hospital where he feels out of place. He wants to bring his love, which is played by Jin Se Yeon (an anesthesiologist with secret mission), to where he is.

'Doctor Stranger' will premiere on May 5th. It will air on SBS every Monday and Tuesday at 21:55 KST.

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The main men of Korea's upcoming TV shows feat. Lee Bum Soo, Jaejoong, Siwan of MBC's 'Triangle' (Part 2)

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 08:30 PM PDT

After featuring Kang Ji Hwan of KBS' 'Big Man,' it is MBC's 'Triangle' handsome and talented men's turn---Lee Bum Soo, JYJ's Kim Jaejoong, and ZE:A's Im Siwan. The new drama will replace 'Empress Ki.'

The story will revolve on the three brothers played by Lee Bum Soo as the eldest named Jang Dong-soo, Jaejoong as Jang Dong-chul is the middle brother, and the youngest is Siwan's character named as Jang Dong-woo. The three were unfortunately separated when they were young after their parents were killed in an accident. After twenty years, they met again without knowing their connection with each other.

Jang Dong-soo (Lee Bum-soo) became a detective just like his father, and is searching for his two younger siblings. Jang Dong-chul (Kim Jaejoong) became a leader of a gang and uses Heo Young-dal as his other name. Jang Dong-woo (Im Siwan) has no memory of his biological family, but was adopted by a wealthy chaebol family, so he uses the name Yoon Yang-ha.

'Triangle' will premiere on May 5th. It will air on MBC every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 KST.

Check out the last actor/s to be featured.

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The main men of Korea's upcoming TV shows feat. Kang Ji Hwan of KBS 'Big Man' (Part 1)

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 08:00 PM PDT

The first actor to be featured is Kang Ji Hwan who will be returning with KBS drama 'Big Man' replacing 'The Full Sun.'

Kang Ji Hwan will portray as Kim Ji-hyuk, a broke and jobless man, who became wealthy after he learned that he is a chaebol (a South Korean form of business conglomerate) heir. However, those were just lies which triggered him to revenge to balance the inequities of life. He will be with equally talented actors and actresses such as Choi Daniel as Kang Dong-seok (the heir of Hyunsung Group who will do everything just to survive in business), Lee Da-hee as So Mi-ra (the daughter of the chauffeur of Hyunsung Group, manager of the in-house staff, love interest of Dong-seok but she falls for Ji-hyuk), and Jung So-min as Kang Jin-ah (Dong-seok's younger brat sister who also falls with Ji-hyuk).

'Big Man' will premiere on April 28th. It will air on KBS2 every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 KST.

Check out the next actor/s to be featured.

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A French production agency produced a poster of Ryu Seung Ryong for his upcoming film 'The Target'

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 07:30 PM PDT

A French production agency unveiled a new special poster for the upcoming Korean film, 'The Target,' featuring Ryu Seung Ryong solely.

On the poster, Ryu Seung Ryong is wearing a cap and a black apparel. It was reported that the French production agency produced the poster themselves because they were impressed with Ryu Seung Ryong's effective portrayal of his role. The agency's representative said, "We are very happy to be part of the promotion of 'The Target.' This film shows that the Korean film industry is making its progress, and we were fascinated by Ryu Seung Ryong's acting."

'The Target' is a remake of the 2010 French film 'Point Blank,' and topbilled Ryu Seung Ryong, Yoo Jun Sang and Lee Jin Wook. It is invited to the 67th Cannes International Film Festival. It will be released on April 30th.

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SOURCE:  Star News

San E attends an event in the benefit of the families of the Sewol victims

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 07:00 PM PDT

It was reported that San E made his time available to participate with the event organized by 'Korea Nanoom Welfare Society' on April 24th for the effort to ease the burden of the families affected with the unfortunate tragedy met by the passenger ship Sewol on April 16th which most on board were students from Danwon High School.

The day before, April 23rd, San E was added on the list of Korean celebrities who helped the families financially. San E donated 10 million KRW. 

Meanwhile, San E was supposed to comeback with his newest song, 'Body Language,' on April 22nd, but it was postponed temporarily. On the other hand, KBS banned 'Body Language' because they see it inappropriate for broadcast due to its sexually suggestive lyrics. 

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CNBLUE's 7th Japanese single 'Truth' reaches 27,000 plus sales on its release day!

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 06:30 PM PDT

CNBLUE released its 7th Japanese single 'Truth', and its sales reached 27,372 albums on the released day itself.

On April 23rd, CNBLUE released 'Truth' and it landed on 3rd place of Japan's Oricon Chart on that day. 'Truth' was released eight months (August 2013) after their 4th Japanese album, 'What Turns You On?,' was released with its three singles entitled 'Robot,' 'Blind Love,' and 'Lady.'

For those who were not able to listen or watch 'Truth', here's their full PV:

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Teen Top changes the date of their Taiwan concert!

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 06:00 PM PDT

TOP Media announced their official notice regarding the concert of Teen Top in Taiwan scheduled in June.

The announcement reads, "TEEN TOP 2014 World Tour 'HIGH KICK' in Taiwan date changes. Thank you for understanding." 

The original date was on June 7th, but was changed to June 15th.

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SOURCE: kpopn

Kang Ho Dong donates 100 million won for Danwon High School

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 05:34 PM PDT

On April 25th, SM C and C revealed that Kang Ho Dong donated 100 million won for Danwon High School in Ansan.

A rep from the agency said,"Kang Ho Dong has watched over this accident from a perspective of a parent with a child, therefore he can understand the pain that those families have been through and he has been mourning for all the victims a lot.

In the end he decided to donate to Danwon High School and hope that the money will be used to assist their rehabilitation and also help loosen the pain of the students and teachers at the school"

SBS weekend programs continue their broadcast cancel for 2 consecutive weeks

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 04:59 PM PDT

On April 25th, SBS announced that all the weekend programs are confirmed to cancel broadcast this week.

Therefore, "Star King" and "Star Junior Show" on 26th, "Inkigayo", "Running Man" and "Roommate" on 27th are confirmed to cancel broadcast. "Smile People" and "1000 Songs Challenge" are also expected to follow the path.

Hope that all the tv broadcast stations will be back to normal soon.