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Lee Seung-gi donates $1.58 million to Seoul National University Children’s Hospital

Actor Lee Seung-gi donated $1.58 million (2 billion won) to the Seoul National University Children’s Hospital in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Thursday. According to...

K-pop girl group Kep1er to star in new variety show ‘House of Dols’

Girl group Kep1er is set to star in a new variety show called “House of Dols,” fan community platform Universe said Friday. This week, the...

NewJeans’s Hyein named Louis Vuitton brand ambassador

Girl group NewJeans’s Hyein was named brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton, the French luxury house said Friday. “We’re beginning a new journey with , who...

Actor Gang Dong-won, boy band iKON leave YG Entertainment

Actor Gang Dong-won and boy band iKON will be leaving YG Entertainment, the agency said Friday. In separate statements, YG said that after a discussion...

Four members of boy band Astro renew contracts with Fantagio

Four members of boy band Astro — JinJin, Cha Eun-woo, Moon Bin and Yoon San-ha — have renewed their contracts with Fantagio, the agency...

Top culture stories of the year in Korea 2022

1. BTS heads to boot camp K-pop sensation BTS has been through a tumultuous 2022. It kicked off the year with a Seoul concert in...

Korean productions watched by over half of all Netflix users this year: Report

Six out of 10 Netflix viewers worldwide watched at least one Korean production this year, according to a new report Thursday released by the...

South China Morning Post names BTS, Korean football team as ‘Asian Icons of the Year’

Hong Kong media group South China Morning Post (SCMP) named BTS member Jin, girl group Blackpink, actor and model Hoyeon, Park Seo-joon and the...

Blackpink’s ‘Born Pink’ returns to Billboard 200 after three weeks

K-pop group Blackpink’s second studio album “Born Pink” returned to the Billboard main album chart Billboard 200 after three weeks. “Born Pink” was pushed out...

[FanTalk] WEi wraps up a busy year with nothing but love for its fans

What question do you want to ask your favorite K-pop idol? In “FanTalk,” the Korea JoongAng Daily relays fans’ questions directly to the stars....
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