CULTURE

CULTURE

HyunA to drop new album on Aug. 29: sources

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Yonhap) -- HyunA, a former member of the now-disbanded girl group 4minute, will put out a new album late this month,...

Bolbbalgan4 returns with songs on love, growing pains

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Yonhap) -- Indie pop duo Bolbbalgan4 on Thursday released a new EP packed with songs about love and growing pains. The lead...

Girls’ Generation to release new album next month

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- K-pop idol group Girls' Generation will come out with a new full-length album next month, its agency said Tuesday. The...

‘Guardian’ actor Lee Dong-wook meets with Asian fans

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean actor Lee Dong-wook, who recently appeared in "Guardian: The Lonely and Great God," successfully finished his Asia...

Red Velvet, Ahn Sung-ki named King Sejong Institute ambassadors

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group Red Velvet and veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki were named honorary ambassadors of the King Sejong Institute, a...

(News Focus) More TV shows turning to Netflix as China’s culture ban persists

By Chang Dong-woo and Youn Go-eun SEOUL, July 17 (Yonhap) -- More South Korean TV production companies are considering Netflix as an alternative to the...

CJ E&M to set up Turkish unit, begin shooting two film co-productions this year

SEOUL, May 30 (Yonhap) -- CJ E&M, South Korea's largest content and media company, said on Tuesday it will establish a Turkish unit to...

Jung Yu-mi, Lee Kwang-soo cast for tvN’s new series ‘Live’

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Yonhap) -- Actors Jung Yu-mi and Lee Kwang-soo have been cast for a new TV series on cable channel tvN written...

Number of S. Korean moviegoers to surpass 100 mln in H1

SEOUL, June 7 (Yonhap) -- The number of South Korean cinemagoers for the first half of 2017 is expected to reach over 100 million,...

(LEAD) Actor Kim Soo-hyun joins military

(ATTN: ADDS his comment and details in paras 2-4) SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- Actor Kim Soo-hyun started his mandatory military duty Monday, his agency...

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