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Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After’ invited to Toronto, New York film fests

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korean director Hong Sang-soo's latest film "The Day After" has been invited to two international film festivals, Toronto...

‘Produce 101’ band Wanna One drops new debut album details

SEOUL, July 31 (Yonhap) -- Wanna One, a project boy band created through Mnet's audition show "Produce 101," on Monday unveiled new details of...

Sechskies to release first full-length album in 18 years

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Yonhap) -- Sechskies, the iconic 90s K-pop band that had a successful reunion last year, will release its fifth full-length album...

Gong Minji’s first solo album, Billboard’s World album charts second place

Gong Minji (24), a ex-member of 2NE1, is in second place on the Billboard World album chart. On the 26th, MusicWorks where Gong Minji belongs,...

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to leave S.M. Entertainment: sources

SEOUL, Oct. 9 (Yonhap) -- Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun of Girls' Generation will quit their management agency S.M. Entertainment, sources in the local music...

Super Junior’s Eunhyuk discharged from Army

SEOUL, July 12 (Yonhap) -- Popular K-pop boy group Super Junior's Eunhyuk was discharged from his mandatory military service on Wednesday. The member has been...

BTS’ ‘Blood Sweat & Tears’ tops 200 mln YouTube views

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group BTS' "Blood Sweat & Tears" music video has garnered over 200 million views on YouTube, its management...

‘The Battleship Island’ to get overseas release this summer

SEOUL, June 28 (Yonhap) -- Director Ryoo Seung-wan's historical action blockbuster "The Battleship Island" will open in 15 regions around the world in August...

‘Mummy’ tops S. Korean box office for second weekend

By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) -- The Tom Cruise-led action blockbuster "The Mummy" has topped the South Korean box office for the second...

‘Midnight Runners’ to open in 12 foreign countries

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korean police comedy-action film "Midnight Runners" will be shown in 12 regions overseas, its local distributor said Wednesday. Beginning...

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