The Incheon Asian Games that will be held in September captured the public's attention when news spread that North Korea is expected to participate in them by sending hundreds of athletes and cheerleaders. A lot of interaction between the North and South is expected.
North Korea has participated in eight out of 17 previous Asian Games. Out of those eight Games, the 2002 Games that took place in Busan was the last time the North and South officially interacted within either country's territory...More
Pop star IU will stand behind a microphone over the Chuseok holidays, but not to sing.
The singer has been chosen to host an entertainment show on broadcasting channel KBS during the early September holiday...More
South Korea yesterday asked the North to join them in a meeting next week to discuss its participation in the upcoming Incheon Asian Games.
The Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee said it sent a fax addressed to the North's Olympic Committee Chairman Kim Yong-hun through the liaison channel at the truce village of Panmunjeom. In the message, the chairman of the organizing committee proposed that a meeting be held on the South Korean side of Panmunjeom on Thursday...More
Girl group 2NE1's latest full-length album "Crush" was picked as one of the "25 Best Albums of 2014 So Far" by Fuse TV on Monday. The American music channel also recommended "Come Back Home", "Baby I Miss You" and "Gotta Be You" as the album's "stand out" tracks.
The channel described "Crush", which was listed in 20th place, as "forward-thinking" and full of "wholly accessible tracks". Lead singer CL's solo "MTBD" was also praised for its progressive sound that reminded Fuse of DJ Snake's "Turn Down for What"...More
Jeon Hyeon-moo, Yoo Se-yoon and Sung Si-kyung
JTBC, a cable channel affiliated with the Korea JoongAng Daily, will launch a new late-night talk show to reflect the 20-somethings of 21st-century Korea next month.
Titled "Borderless Youth Summit" (working title), former news presenter Jeon Hyeon-moo, singer Sung Si-kyung and comedian Yoo Se-yoon of JTBC's popular show "Witch Hunt" will team up for the new show, the broadcaster said yesterday...More