Thursday, August 6, 2020

CCTV footage shows boy band 2AM member Seulong’s car fatally hitting pedestrian

CCTV footage shows boy band 2AM member Seulong’s car fatally hitting pedestrian: (Clockwise from top left) CCTV footage (top) showing the man (encircled) crossing the street and being hit by Seulong’s car; the intersection on Susaek-ro in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul where the accident happened; and Seulong (Photos: screenshots

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Pedestrian killed by car driven by K-pop boy band 2AM’s Seulong in Seoul

Pedestrian killed by car driven by K-pop boy band 2AM’s Seulong in Seoul: Im Seulong (Twitter)  K-pop artist Im Seulong, 33, of boy band 2AM is under police investigation after he hit and killed a pedestrian in South Korea on Aug. 1.  According to the police, the car accident happened

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Monday, August 3, 2020

BTS to drop ‘Dynamite’ worldwide

BTS to drop ‘Dynamite’ worldwide: BTS (Facebook)  K-pop boy band BTS unveiled the title of their upcoming English single that will be released worldwide this month.  On Aug .2, BTS announced on social media including Twitter and Facebook that their new song

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

EXO-SC, BLACKPINK, ATEEZ top monthly music chart for July

EXO-SC, BLACKPINK, ATEEZ top monthly music chart for July: (Clockwise from top left) EXO-SC, ATEEZ, Red Velvet’s Irene and Seulgi, SF9, GFriend, BLACKPINK, Stray Kids, Lee Jin-hyuk, AB6IX and Woodz (Twitter) South Korea’s Hanteo Chart released the list of artists who topped its monthly music

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Zombie films ‘Peninsula,’ ‘#ALIVE’ dominate South Korean box office in July

Zombie films ‘Peninsula,’ ‘#ALIVE’ dominate South Korean box office in July: Kang Dong-won in 'Peninsula' (left) and Park Shin-hye and Yoo Ah-in in '#ALIVE' (Photos courtesy of KOFIC / Zip Cinema / Red Peter Films)  Korean zombie movies “Peninsula,” the sequel to “Train to Busan,” and “#ALIVE”

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Friday, July 31, 2020

K-pop acts get 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations

K-pop acts get 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations: Best K-pop nominees (clockwise from top left) BTS, EXO, Monsta X, Red Velvet, (G)I-DLE and TXT (Twitter)  MTV has released the list of nominees for 2020 Video Music Awards (VMA) and several K-pop acts are in

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

‘Crash Landing on You,’ ‘The World of the Married’ are most talked about K-dramas online

‘Crash Landing on You,’ ‘The World of the Married’ are most talked about K-dramas online: (Clockwise from top) Top K-dramas 'Crash Landing on You,' 'The World of the Married' and 'Itaewon Class'  (tvN / JTBC)  “Crash Landing on You” of tvN and “The World of the Married” and “Itaewon Class” of

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ surpasses 3 million tickets, No. 1 for 2 consecutive weeks

‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ surpasses 3 million tickets, No. 1 for 2 consecutive weeks: (From left) 'Peninsula' director Yeon Sang-ho and stars Lee Jung-hyun, Lee Re and Kang Dong-won celebrate the 3-million ticket milestone with a cake (Next Entertainment World)  The Korean zombie film “Peninsula,” which stars Kang Dong-won and

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020

BTS to release new song in August, new album this year

BTS to release new song in August, new album this year: BTS (Twitter)  K-pop boy band BTS stirred fans’ emotions when it was announced that they will be releasing a new song in August.  Big Hit Entertainment announced that “on August 21, 2020, the new digital single by

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

MAX to reunite with BTS’ Suga in his upcoming ‘Colour Vision’ album

MAX to reunite with BTS’ Suga in his upcoming ‘Colour Vision’ album: Max with Suga (Instagram)  American singer-songwriter MAX's upcoming album features a collaboration with K-pop boy band BTS member Suga. The 28-year-old multi-platinum artist will drop his album “Colour Vision” on Sept. 18. It has 12 tracks: “Blueberry

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Global fans pick their favorite K-pop stars in KTO survey

Global fans pick their favorite K-pop stars in KTO survey: (Clockwise from top left) BTS, Big Bang, EXO, Shinhwa, Super Junior and IU (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)  Last July 22, Bulletin Entertainment revealed the results of the social media analysis on Korean singers and actors in a

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ sets new Guinness World Records title for most viewed livestream concert

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ sets new Guinness World Records title for most viewed livestream concert: BTS during their online concert (Twitter)  K-pop boy band BTS’ “Bang Bang Con: The Live” held last month set a new Guinness World Records title for the most viewers for a music concert live stream. “756,000 fans

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‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ sells 2 million tickets in one week

‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ sells 2 million tickets in one week: 'Peninsula' stars Kang Dong-won (left) Lee Jung-hyun hold thank-you messages after their movie reached 2 million in total admissions on July 21 (Next Entertainment World)  “Peninsula,” the sequel to the 2016 hit Korean zombie film “Train

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

KTO Hallyu tourism report reveals most influential Korean stars on social media in the Philippines

KTO Hallyu tourism report reveals most influential Korean stars on social media in the Philippines: Most talked about on social media in the Philippines are (clockwise from top left) BTS, EXO, BLACKPINK, GOT7 and iKON The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has released a comprehensive research on Hallyu, or Korean Wave, tourism

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

8 Asian singers to release ‘Me Me We’ song of hope to overcome COVID-19

8 Asian singers to release ‘Me Me We’ song of hope to overcome COVID-19: AIZAT AMDAN
CHILLIES
ME ME WE SONG
NEWKIDD
QUEST
RAHMANIA ASTRINI
RAVI
VIXX

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Monday, July 20, 2020

K-drama ‘The World of the Married’ star Han So-hee apologizes for her scheming mother’s debts

K-drama ‘The World of the Married’ star Han So-hee apologizes for her scheming mother’s debts: Han So-hee as Yeo Da-kyung in 'The World of the Married' (JTBC)  Actress Han So-hee, who rose to fame through this year’s hit JTBC Korean drama “The World of the Married,” has issued an apology after

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Special Edition album sells 155,000 copies on first day

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Special Edition album sells 155,000 copies on first day: BLACKPINK (Instagram)  After setting Guinness and YouTube world records, K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That” achieved another feat by placing first on an album chart in South Korea.  “How You Like That” was released as

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Friday, July 17, 2020

‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ premieres at No. 1 in South Korea, sets best opening-day record this year

‘Train to Busan’ sequel ‘Peninsula’ premieres at No. 1 in South Korea, sets best opening-day record this year: Korean actor Kang Dong Won (left) in 'Peninsula' (KOFIC, Red Peter Films, NEW)  “Peninsula,” the much-awaited sequel to the 2016 hit Korean zombie movie “Train to Busan,” premiered on top of the box office in South

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

South Korea requires travelers from PH to present negative COVID-19 PCR test result

South Korea requires travelers from PH to present negative COVID-19 PCR test result: The South Korean government is requiring travelers from the Philippines to present a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test result using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) before they will be allowed to board their flights to that country starting July 20.

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Korean star couple Ku Hye-sun, Ahn Jae-hyun now officially divorced after 4 years of marriage

Korean star couple Ku Hye-sun, Ahn Jae-hyun now officially divorced after 4 years of marriage: Ku Hye-sun (left) and Ahn Jae-hyun (Instagram)  After a little over four years of being married, estranged Korean celebrity couple Ku Hye-sun, 35, and Ahn Jae-hyun, 33, are now officially divorced. The agreement came out July 15

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

EXO-SC’s Sehun, Chanyeol sell 300,000 copies of ‘1 Billion Views’ album in 2 days

EXO-SC’s Sehun, Chanyeol sell 300,000 copies of ‘1 Billion Views’ album in 2 days: EXO-SC’s Sehun and Chanyeol (Twitter)  EXO-SC, a unit of K-pop boy band EXO composed of Sehun and Chanyeol, made their comeback and in just two days, they sold more than 300,000 copies of their new album.  The

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

iKON’s Ju-ne, Jinhwan injured in car accident

iKON’s Ju-ne, Jinhwan injured in car accident: iKON’s Jinhwan (left) and Ju-ne (Instagram)  K-pop boy band iKON members Ju-ne and Jinhwan suffered injuries when their vehicle hit a retaining wall on a national highway in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.  The accident happened at

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Korea’s Gaon Music Chart reveals new platinum certifications, top-selling albums for 2020

Korea’s Gaon Music Chart reveals new platinum certifications, top-selling albums for 2020: (Clockwise from top left) Monsta X, EXO’s Baekhyun, NCT 127, TXT and IZ*ONE (Twitter)  South Korea’s Gaon Music Chart has issued new platinum certifications for album sales and streaming.  Boy band EXO member Baekhyun led the album

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Nielsen Music midyear report: BTS, NCT 127 land in top 10 best-selling albums in US

Nielsen Music midyear report: BTS, NCT 127 land in top 10 best-selling albums in US: BTS and NCT 127 (Facebook/Twitter)  K-pop idol groups BTS and NCT 127 made it to the top 10 best-selling albums lists in the US for the first half of the year.  The two boy bands are the

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Red Velvet’s Irene-Seulgi ‘Monster’ album sells 110,000 copies in 4 days

Red Velvet’s Irene-Seulgi ‘Monster’ album sells 110,000 copies in 4 days: Red Velvet’s Irene and Seulgi (Twitter)  The debut album of K-pop girl group Red Velvet’s first unit composed of Irene and Seulgi sold more than 110,000 copies in four days.  Irene and Seulgi released their first mini-album

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Ex-AOA leader Jimin’s bullying issue latest in FNC Entertainment’s controversies

Ex-AOA leader Jimin’s bullying issue latest in FNC Entertainment’s controversies: From left: AOA’s Shin Jimin, CNBLUE’s Jonghyun and FT Island’s Choi Jong-hoon (Instagram/Facebook)  The departure of Shin Jimin as leader and member of K-pop girl group AOA due to bullying allegations by former member Mina has

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Top 10 best-selling K-pop albums in first half of 2020 revealed

Top 10 best-selling K-pop albums in first half of 2020 revealed: Caption (Clockwise from top center) BTS, EXO’s Baekhyun, NCT Dream, NCT 127, Seventeen, IZ*ONE, TWICE and GOT7 (Twitter/Facebook)  After naming the topnotchers in album sales by category, Korea’s Hanteo Chart has unveiled the overall top 10 best-selling

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

BTS, EXO’s Baekhyun named top-selling K-pop artists in 1st half of 2020

BTS, EXO’s Baekhyun named top-selling K-pop artists in 1st half of 2020: (Clockwise from top left) EXO’s Baekhyun, BTS, IZ*ONE, Cravity and Mamamoo’s Solar (Twitter/Facebook)  South Korea’s Hanteo Chart, “the world’s one-and-only real-time music chart," has revealed the list of the top-selling K-pop artists for the first half

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Woo Do-hwan meets ‘His Majesty’ Lee Min Ho before his enlistment

Woo Do-hwan meets ‘His Majesty’ Lee Min Ho before his enlistment: (Left) Woo Do-hwan and Lee Min Ho (Instagram)  Actor Woo Do-hwan, 27, who starred in the K-drama “The King: Eternal Monarch,” enlisted today (July 6) in the Korean military. A day before his enlistment, co-star Lee Min

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K-pop idol Jimin quits AOA as bullying scandal snowballs with more exposé by ex-member Mina

K-pop idol Jimin quits AOA as bullying scandal snowballs with more exposé by ex-member Mina: AOA’s former leader Jimin (left) and former member Mina (Twitter/Instagram) Shin Jimin, the 29-year-old leader of AOA, has quit the girl group as the bullying allegations against her by former member Mina further escalated and more

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

‘Parasite’ stars, crew invited to join Oscars Academy

‘Parasite’ stars, crew invited to join Oscars Academy: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which organizes the yearly Oscars, has invited the cast and crew of the critically-acclaimed Korean film “Parasite” to join the organization.  They are among the 819 artists

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

So Ji-sub, Daniel Henney join IU, Lee Min Ho in COVID-19 donations

By: Jonathan Hicap
Korean star So Ji-sub and Korean-American actor and “Criminal Minds” star Daniel Henney have made generous donations to fund efforts against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in South Korea.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

‘Crash Landing on You’ achieves success, renews romance rumors

The tvN drama “Crash Landing on You” has achieved success with the finale garnering the highest rating on the cable channel’s history, and has renewed the romance rumors between its stars.

“Crash Landing on You,” starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin, aired its 16th and final episode on Feb. 16.


Sunday, January 26, 2020

WINNER's Hoony dances to Sarah G's Tala - Cross Tour in Manila, Mall of ...



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WINNER dances to Sarah Geronimo's Tala - Cross Tour in Manila, Mall of A...



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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Kim Myung Soo's press conference in Manila (Jan. 12, 2020) for his Come ...



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