[2017 Review] Top Korean entertainment headlines in 2017

What headlines shook the KPop world in 2017? 2017 was officially over, but it was also a tumultuous year for many in the KPop scene. The mood was celebratory for some, but many made headlines for the wrong reasons. Let us look-back at some of these headlines. 1. BIGBANG T.O.P’s marijuana case Back in June, […]

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[OP-ED] Army Daze: A Look at Military Services for Your Oppa

They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. This statement must resonate dearly to fans of male Korean artists who have to go through mandatory military service for two years. Personally, I’ve had many friends who have complained about this compulsory national service. “Two years is too damn long.” “I don’t understand why they must […]

[Paparazzi Corner] The secrets that made “Descendants of the Sun” and “My Love from the Star” a success you never knew

14 March 2016, Singapore – Korean drama has been a pivotal part of Korean entertainment and culture, which stirred the Hallyu Wave all around the world. In recent times, “My Love from the Star” that swept all records; and the new rising star in the form of “Descendants of the Sun” that has already overtook […]

Exploring entertainment companies (SM, JYP, CUBE, FNC) at Cheongdam!

This is part 2 on a series of introduction to Cheongdam, the entertainment companies near there and where your favourite KPOP idols have been spotted. Check out part 1 here! Living in the heart of Cheongdam-dong means rubbing shoulders with your favourite idol stars at your doorsteps. Here are the entertainment companies in Cheongdam-dong near […]

EXPRESS FROM KOREA: Rain makes a promising comeback to television with ‘My Lovely Girl’ on ONE

‘MY LOVELY GIRL’ IS RIGHT AS RAIN EXPRESS FROM KOREA: Rain makes a promising comeback to television with ‘My Lovely Girl’ on ONE SINGAPORE, 10 OCTOBER 2014 – International superstar Rain is set to make his grand return to the small screen after a four year hiatus with ONE’s latest miniseries My Lovely Girl. Rain […]