Added new official trailer and press photos for the upcoming Korean movie "Dad for Rent"...More
Chinese investors are increasingly putting their money into Korean TV soap and movie productions as they continue to enjoy huge popularity on the mainland and beyond.
That means they can also flex more muscle in showbusiness here...More
Korean actor Park Hae-jin donated 100 million won ($94,047) for seniors living alone in Guryong Village, the shantytown located in Gaepo-dong, southern Seoul. A portion of the money will also go to senior community centers within the village, according to WM Entertainment, Park's agency.
The 31-year-old Park, who currently appears in the OCN drama series "Bad Boys", also plans to visit the village soon to deliver coal briquettes, an important fuel source for seniors during winter...More
Looking to learn about the latest in Korean pop culture? "A Geek in Korea" by Daniel Tudor, a former Korea correspondent for The Economist, will fill you in.
Tudor, who is currently a regular columnist for the JoongAng Ilbo, the mother paper of the Korea JoongAng Daily, arrived on the peninsula a day before the 2002 Korea-Japan FIFA World Cup match between Korea and Italy. He was a tourist, but was so inspired that he returned here to work not long after.
The author's book is more than a guide to K-pop. It examines various facets of Korea and is, in fact, more of a guide to the nation. It includes his personal suggestions on where to go, how to behave and how to understand Koreans, and it also explains the country's Confucian and Buddhist roots...More