Even at 63, Cho Yong-pil can still 'Bounce' 2013/04/25, Source,
Cho Yong-pil, 63, returns to the stage after 10 years with his 19th album "Hello" at Olympic Hall in southern Seoul on Tuesday night. [JoongAng Ilbo]
Girls began screaming "Oppa!" at the top of their lungs as an idol singer appeared on stage at Olympic Hall in southern Seoul on a rainy Tuesday night. It's not unusual to witness young girls screaming oppa at a live showcase as a term of endearment for a male star, but in this case, the "girls" were middle-aged. The legendary artist onstage was Cho Yong-pil, 63, who recently made a comeback with his 19th regular album. His 18th was in 2003,...More
Lee Hi takes charts by storm 2013/03/12, Source,
Former "K-pop Star" contestant Lee Hi dominated the domestic music charts last week with the release of part one of her debut solo album, "First Love". The title track "It's Over" swept the No. 1 spots on major music Web sites including Melon, Mnet.com, Olleh Music and Bugs Music the day after its release. The five songs on the new album take a different tack than standard-issue K-pop releases, using elements of jazz and rhythm and blues,...More
City transplants are changing the face of Jeju 2012/12/01, Source,
Huh Joon-young, 37, used to work at a large public relations company in Seoul, when she spent nearly all of her life until ...ing to Jeju early this year. She purchased an old house by the beach in Seogwipo for 100 million won ($92,200) and remodeled it, which cost her an additional 80 million won, to start a guesthouse business. To come up with the money, she took out a bank loan and used all of her savings. "My husband was opposed to the idea [of ...ing to Jeju] at first, but I persuaded him to think of this as an early preparation for our life after retirement", Huh says. Her husband, who still works in Seoul, comes to Jeju on weekends, a routine that will continue until he finds a job on the Korea's southernmost island. "I was working at a public relations company, and there was no distinction in my life Between weekdays or weekends not to mention Between day and night", she says. "I just felt like I was being drained of life by the intense rat race in Seoul. I was greedy, working to have more than I needed. And if that didn't work out, I felt deprived. I was just sick and tired of comparing and competing,...More
Jin wakes up from a nightmare of a traffic accident. It drives him to the very spot where a real accident took place. He follows the police to the suspectís home and watches as Ran denies the hit-and-run accusation since she was asleep the entire night. Jin explains his dream to them and asks to be charged instead. The police dismiss him and arrest Ran. Jin is convinced that thereís an unexplainable connection between the two. They discover that when he dreams, she acts out his dream in her sleep.
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