Lineage II expansion Valiance revealed

By: Eddie Makuch NCSoft today announced Valiance, the latest expansion for free-to-play massively multiplayer online game Lineage II. The expansion is planned for release later this year. “Players have been treated to a sense of peace since Shilen, the Goddess of Destruction, sent Lindvior to destroy Aden some time ago. While the citizens and heroes of Aden welcomed the respite, come the release of Valiance, … Continue reading Lineage II expansion Valiance revealed

Jay Park to Host “Saturday Night Live Korea” This Week

By: thunderstix Jay Park has been selected as the next host for the popular live comedy show, “Saturday Night Live Korea (SNL Korea).” According to local reports, Jay Park will host the December 1 show of “SNL Korea,” and show off his many skills in stand-up comedy and acting. In particular, it’s being reported that he’s ready to shed his “idol image” for a more … Continue reading Jay Park to Host “Saturday Night Live Korea” This Week

4Minute’s Nam Ji Hyun Wins the Hearts of 4 Male Idols on “The Romantic & Idol”

By: le chocolat blanc Cable Tv tvN’s “SundayN tvN- The Romantic & Idol” released a teaser for the episode on November 25. In the teaser, the four male idols are seen chasing after4minute’s Nam Ji Hyun. In the preview, Jun. K enjoys a romantic date with Nam Ji Hyun and tells, “I think Nam Ji Hyun is really cute.” Hyun Sik also expresses his frank feelings towards Nam Ji Hyun, “She … Continue reading 4Minute’s Nam Ji Hyun Wins the Hearts of 4 Male Idols on “The Romantic & Idol”

Super Junior’s Leeteuk Apologizes to Figure Skater Kim Yuna Again for Past Scandal

By: halves in unison SBS’s variety talk show “Strong Heart” aired the “Goodbye Leeteuk” special on November 6. The show went on a little trip down memory lane and brought up his scandal with Kim Yuna, which was a very hot topic back in 2007. Leeteuk took the opportunity to talk about what really happened- an opportunity he didn’t have before. “To be honest, what … Continue reading Super Junior’s Leeteuk Apologizes to Figure Skater Kim Yuna Again for Past Scandal

Psy Likely to Receive Order of Cultural Merit by the Korean Government

By: CJ E&M enewsWorld Stewart Ho With the entire world having recognized Psy’s merits and talents, the Korean government is looking likely to follow suit by presenting a major award to the entertainer. On October 8, Choe Kwang Sik, the head of Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism spoke before Korea’s parliament for its regular parliamentary inspection of the administration where the minister shared, … Continue reading Psy Likely to Receive Order of Cultural Merit by the Korean Government

Big Bang Expected to Earn More in Royalties with Additional Japan Dome Concert

By: KAOWAO Big Bang will be earning 10.6 billion won from its three-Dome Japan tour. The group originally planned to hold concerts in two locations: the Osaka Kyosera Dome from November 23-24 and in the Tokyo Dome on December 5. As an increasing number of local fans requested more concerts, however, it came to add another concert at the Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome to be … Continue reading Big Bang Expected to Earn More in Royalties with Additional Japan Dome Concert

YG Entertainment and Samsung’s Cheil Industries partners to launch new global fashion line [NEWS]

YG Entertainment is looking to launch its own global fashion line. YG Entertainment and Samsung’s Cheil Industries announced a partnership on June 28, with the two companies looking to launch a new global young fashion business. According to the two group’s plans, a new global fashion brand will be launched that combines Korea’s culture and fashion and targets individuals in their teens through 20s all … Continue reading YG Entertainment and Samsung’s Cheil Industries partners to launch new global fashion line [NEWS]

Big Bang to promote Korea by saying "Hello" [NEWS]

Big Bang participated in a public campaign to warmly greet foreigners for the year of Visit Korea. On April 30, Visit Korea Committee reported that Big Bang would appear in the 2012 public campaign advertisement to warmly greet foreigners, titled “Let’s Say Hello First!” This public campaign advertisement was created in order to improve the image of Korea by warmly greeting foreigners with smiles as … Continue reading Big Bang to promote Korea by saying "Hello" [NEWS]

Big Bang tops Taiwanese charts, “Overwhelming Popularity” [NEWS]

Big Bang has taken over the Taiwan music chart as well. Big Bang has topped Taiwan’s G-Music and Five Music weekly chart with fifth mini album ‘Alive.’ G-Music includes Korea and Japan music chart but also topped the chart with albums released in Taiwan as well. The share is almost 22.28%. The group topped the charts stepping over Taiwan’s popular singer Huang Xiaohu with an … Continue reading Big Bang tops Taiwanese charts, “Overwhelming Popularity” [NEWS]