KOREAN WAVE

KOREAN WAVE

‘Saimdang’ earns net profit, recoups 75 pct of budget from overseas

SEOUL, May 4 (Yonhap) -- "Saimdang, Memoir of Colors," an anticipated high-budget TV series that has yielded weaker-than-expected results, has managed to earn a...

Actress Choi Ji-woo cast in remake series written by star writer

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- Actress Choi Ji-woo will appear in a classic drama that is being remade after 21 years, cable channel tvN...

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun to simultaneously release new single in S. Korea, China, Japan

SEOUL, May 8 (Yonhap) -- Kyuhyun, a member of South Korean idol group Super Junior, will drop a new song one day before his...

Girl group AOA’s lead singer Choa to leave band: agency

SEOUL, June 30 (Yonhap) -- K-pop girl group AOA's lead singer Choa will leave the band for good, her agency confirmed Friday. "We decided on...

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...

(Yonhap Interview) Boy band ZE:A’s Im Si-wan: ‘I’m more of an actor now’

By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, May 13 (Yonhap) -- Singer-actor Im Si-wan of the now dormant K-pop boy band ZE:A is an up-and-coming talent in Korean...

Red Velvet to hold first concert next month

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean K-pop group Red Velvet is to hold its first solo concert in August, its management agency said...

(LEAD) SHINee member Onew charged with sexual harassment

(ATTN; ADDS agency's statement at bottom) SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Yonhap) -- Onew, a member of the popular K-pop boy band SHINee, was charged with sexual...

T.O.P’s military service suspended over marijuana scandal

SEOUL, June 9 (Yonhap) -- T.O.P of South Korean boy band BIGBANG on Friday was officially suspended of his mandatory military service after being...

‘You Never Walk Alone’ by BTS most sold album in H1: data

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- "Wings: You Never Walk Alone" by K-pop act BTS was the No. 1 selling album in the first half...

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