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  • Guided Tour vs Taxi Tour – in Jeju Island

    5 / 5 ( 6 votes ) It is exciting to plan your trip, but it is also a cumbersome task to prepare a lot of things in advance. When you visit Jeju Island, you can think of several options that way of traveling such as guided tour, taxi tour or even do it as independent travel. Of course, every +

  • Korean movie ‘Parasite’ makes history at Oscars

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Movie history was made at the Oscars Sunday as South Korea’s black comedy “Parasite” became the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award, Hollywood’s biggest prize of all. “Parasite,” about a poor South Korean family infiltrating a wealthy household, won a total of four awards, defying the received wisdom that the Academy would overlook a subtitled Asian movie. “I thought I was done for the day and ready to relax,” filmmaker Bong Joon-ho said upon winning best director honors, before promising to “drink until next morning.” But a bigger shock was in store as the movie beat frontrunner “1917” to win best picture. “It feels like a very opportune moment in history is happening right now,” producer Kwak Sin-ae told an audience of Tinseltown A-listers, who cheered the film’s wins throughout the +

  • Korea’s zombie horror ‘Kingdom’ to begin season 2 in March

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Netflix has released the official poster for the second series of its original zombie horror series “Kingdom” that will begin on March 13. The new season will star all the previous main cast ― Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doo-na and Ryu +

  • “Parasite” movie will be made into a TV series on HBO

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Bong Joon-ho’s sensational thriller “Parasite” will be made into a TV series on U.S. premium cable channel HBO, the film’s production house said Friday. “Director Bong and Adam McKay will participate in the project as executive producers, with HBO,” said +

  • Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content, in line with the government’s aggressive foreign policy initiative called the New Southern Policy, which gained momentum via a South Korea-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) special +

  • Actress Jun Ji Hyun is gearing up for her comeback Netflix zombie genre ‘Kingdom’

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) On November 28, news outlet Sports Chosun reported that Jun Ji Hyun will be joining Netflix’s original series ‘Kingdom’. According to the report, Jun Ji Hyun will be making a surprise appearance in the very last episode of the second +

  • NBC will remake Korean drama ‘SKY Castle’

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) American TV network NBC will remake the Korean drama “SKY Castle” into a pilot program, reports said Thursday. Yoo Hyun-mi, the writer of the original drama, said earlier Thursday that American entertainment company Warner Bros (WB) has been involved. “Korea +

  • Song-Song couple’s breakup troubles Taebaek City

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The breakup of actor Song Joong-ki and actress Song Hye-kyo is dealing an unexpected blow to Taebaek in Gangwon Province, which has promoted itself as the location of 2016 mega-hit drama “Descendants of the Sun” through which the two met. +

  • 2020 The Fact Music Awards will be live on 7 channels including SBS MTV and FiL

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The “2020 U+5G The Fact Music Awards,” a K-pop festival created by artists and fans, will be broadcast live through various channels. The organizing committee for TMA said Monday that all live channels of the “2020 U+5G The Fact Music Awards” have been +

  • BTS unveils new album’s tracklist led by main song ‘ON’

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) K-pop super band BTS unveiled Monday the tracklist of its much-anticipated upcoming album, which includes the main track, “ON,” and an accompanying digital version of the song featuring Australian singer Sia. According to the image of the tracklist posted on the website of +

  • Korea’s COVID-19 response is definitely Outstanding

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) WSJ(The Wall Street Journal) said South Korea is effectively responding to the disease by identifying the movement of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) as “big data” and releasing them quickly. The Wall Street Journal reported on February 17 that the Ministry of +

  • BTS Collaborates With Sia & Troye Sivan for ‘MAP OF THE SOUL : 7’

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) K-pop boy group BTS revealed to have once again collaborated with world-famous singer-songwriters, Sia and Troye Sivan, for the group’s upcoming album. On February 17, BTS unveiled the full tracklist for the group’s fourth full album ‘MAP OF THE SOUL : 7’ online. +

  • Amidst Corona Virus, Travellers Must Still Visit South Korea and Here’s Why

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The virus outbreak is a world threat right now but if you would just be careful and not worry too much – Yes! It is still safe to travel at the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea. According to my sister and +

  • Heavy snowfall hits Seoul for the first time in this Winter

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) South Korea’s state weather agency issued a heavy snow advisory for Seoul on Sunday after the heaviest snowfall of the season hit the metropolitan area. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Seoul received about 3.8 centimeters of snow as of 2 p.m. +

  • Korea, No new infections reported for 4th straight day

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) South Korea on Saturday reported no additional novel coronavirus case for the fourth day in a row, with the total number of cases tallied remaining unchanged at 28, according to public health authorities. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said +

  • Seoul Suspends More than 81,000 Visas Issued in China’s Wuhan

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Seoul has temporarily suspended more than 81,000 visas issued by the South Korean Consulate General in Wuhan, central China, since Feb. 4, when an entry ban for non-Korean travelers from the epicenter of the new coronavirus and its surrounding Hubei Province took effect, +

  • BTS to premiere new album track on Jimmy Fallon show

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) K-pop superband BTS will stage the debut performance of its upcoming album’s main track on late night U.S. TV show, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” this month, the show has announced. Appearing on a special episode of the show by broadcaster NBC +

  • BTS V Asks Some Fans to Join Big Hit Entertainment

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Stunned by his fans’ artistic talent, V of K-pop boy group BTS asked some fans to join his agency, Big Hit Entertainment. On February 13, V joined BTS’ global fan community Weverse to interact with his fans. As soon as they found out +

  • Parasite dish(Jjapaguri) back in the spotlight as film enjoys a post-Oscars boom

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) After director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” made history at the Oscars, everything related to the critically acclaimed 2019 movie is back in the spotlight. Some of the movie quotes, which had gone viral on the internet after the huge success of the film both +

  • 5 Wuhan evacuees with virus symptoms given all-clear

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Five evacuees who showed symptoms of the novel coronavirus upon arrival in Seoul from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Feb.12th have all tested negative for the illness, health authorities announced today(Feb.13th). After being airlifted from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus yesterday +

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