KOREAN WAVE

KOREAN WAVE

K-pop crooner Im Chang-jung returns with tried-and-true fall ballad

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- Change and transformation are mantras that many of today's K-pop artists try to abide by -- either...

Actor Lee Joon enlists in military

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Actor Lee Joon entered his mandatory military service Tuesday, his agency said. A former member of boy group MBLAQ, Lee...

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...

(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...

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...

BTS stays on Billboard’s key charts for fourth-straight week

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- Boy band BTS has become the first Korean act to remain on Billboard magazine's two key charts for a...

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...

EXID to release new EP next month

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) -- Girl group EXID plans to drop a new EP album next month, the band's agency said Tuesday. The K-pop group...

BTOB unveils new album, praises BTS, Wanna One’s success

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band BTOB on Monday made a comeback with its first full-length album in two years, promising to...

Wanna One to drop repackaged version of debut album in Nov.

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- Wanna One, a project boy band formed by contestants of Mnet audition show "Produce 101," will release a repackaged...

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