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Former Afterschool member to marry pro-basketball player

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Yonhap) -- Jung-A, a former member of the K-pop girl group Afterschool, will marry pro-basketball star Jeong Chang-young next year, her...

BIGBANG T.O.P. gets suspended sentence for marijuana use

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- Popular singer and actor T.O.P. of boy band BIGBANG was given a suspended sentence by a Seoul court on...

Jay Park signs with Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation

SEOUL, July 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean rapper and producer Park Jae-bum, also known as Jay Park, has signed with American rapper and businessman...

‘Wonder Woman’ rules S. Korean weekend box office

By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Hollywood blockbuster "Wonder Woman" conquered the South Korean box office on its opening weekend, data showed Monday. The...

Chinese magazine features actor Park Hae-jin on its cover

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean actor Park Hae-jin has been chosen as a cover model for a popular Chinese style magazine, his...

‘Ruler’ continues lead in mid-week TV drama race

SEOUL, June 9 (Yonhap) -- "Ruler: Master of The Mask," MBC TV's weekday period drama, stood at the top of the Wednesday-Thursday late night...

TWICE announces six-city showcase tour in Japan next year

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) -- K-pop girl group TWICE will embark on a six-city showcase tour in Japan in January, its agency said Tuesday. The...

Star-studded YG will produce reality TV show

SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) -- YG Entertainment said Sunday it will produce its own reality TV program featuring its stars as the company is...

TV series ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ sold to European distributor for possible remake

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Yonhap) -- Popular TV series "Kill Me, Heal Me" from 2015 has been sold to a European distributor for a remake,...

G-Dragon, Closes SNS Account After Romance Rumors? “Originally Was Private”

Recently a post raising suspicions towards the relationship between G-Dragon and Sulli was written in an online community. This post which was written soon after...

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