Showing posts with label Lee Seung-ki. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lee Seung-ki. Show all posts

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Rooftop Prince overtakes The King 2 Hearts in the ratings

SBS' drama "Rooftop Prince" starring JYJ's Yoochun and Han Ji Min has overtaken MBC's "The King 2 Hearts," starring Lee Seung-gi and Ha Ji Won, in the ratings. 
The two Korean dramas premiered last March 21 and on the sixth episode, "Rooftop Prince" won the ratings game. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Koreans celebrate White Day, pick favorite celebrities

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin 

MANILA, Philippines – Today, March 14, Koreans celebrate White Day, a traditional event observed a month after Valentine’s Day.
White Day is when Korean men are expected to give women candies and other gifts.
Kim Soo Hyun (

'Secret Garden' voted most favorite Korean drama

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines – The 2010 hit series “Secret Garden” was voted as the most favorite Korean drama by international fans, according to a survey.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Forbes Korea's Top 'Power Celebrity 40' ranking

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines – K-pop group Girls Generation topped Forbes Korea’s “Power Celebrity 40” ranking for the second straight year.
The list is based on the celebrities’ income, influence and reputation.
Photos courtesy of

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hallyu Stars Boost Sales of Korean Cosmetics

By JONATHAN M. HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines – Korean stars have not only helped in boosting the popularity of Korean music and dramas but have driven up the sales of Korean cosmetics.

SHINee for Etude House, Kim Hyun Joong for The Face Shop and
Song Joong Ki for Tony Moly (Photos by Jonathan Hicap)

Monday, February 14, 2011

SNSD, Big Bang, Hyun Bin, Kim Tae Hee top V-Day poll

From Manila Bulletin newspaper:


MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 14, 2011) — If Koreans were given a choice to pick celebrities they want to be their dates on Valentine’s Day, they would spend the red-letter day with Girls Generation (aka SNSD), Big Bang, actor Hyun Bin and actress Kim Tae Hee.

[caption id="attachment_136" align="alignnone" width="402" caption="(Clockwise from the top) Girls Generation, Kim Tae Hee, Hyun Bin and Big Bang. (Photos courtesy of SM Entertainment, SBS, MBC and YG Entertainment)"][/caption]

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