Gong Yoo to tour three Japanese cities 2011/12/06, Source,
Actor Gong Yoo will tour three cities in Japan to meet fans in celebration of the 10th anniversary of his acting debut.
The Japanese tour, set to start on Dec. 7, comes after a fan-meeting series throughout Korea in September. The Hallyu star will visit Fukuoka on Dec. 7, Aichi on Dec. 9 and Tokyo on Dec. 12. Sessions with fans will be comprised of singing performances as well as talking segments,...More
Netizens upset over novelist's comments
2011/12/04, Source, Gong Ji-young, author of the novel the film "The Crucible" was based upon, said on Twitter that she was "sad" after she was criticized by many netizens about her comments about figure skater Kim Yu-na and singer Insooni.
Gong, 48, was in the hot seat over the weekend after she criticized the two celebrities for appearing on newly launched general-broadcasting networks including JTBC and TV Chosun,...More
'Dogani' author berates Korean court system 2011/11/30, Source, By Kim Do-yeun
The author of "Dogani" ("The Crucible"), the controversial book about sexually abused disabled children that was released as a movie in September, openly attacked the Korean legal system during a debate Tuesday at the Supreme Court in southern Seoul.
Author Gong Ji-young, who was on the panel for the debate on reforming the laws on sex offenders, said that sex crimes are a more serious offence than homicide. She urged the court system to adopt heavier penalties for sex criminals against children and the disabled,...More
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