The request by a Hong Kong-based pay-TV service operator to block website Dramanice for illegal streaming of Korean TV dramas was rejected by the Singapore High Court on Thursday (3 August).
McDonald’s in Malaysia has been cashing in on the love for Korean dramas by creating hilarious ads for their new Spicy Korean Burger. Launched on Tuesday (25 July, the same Singaporeans mourned the end of the Nasi Lemak Burger), the Spicy Korean Burger has a kimchi-seasoned beef patty, mixed vegetables, grilled onions and cheese in a charcoal bun. To promote the burger, McDonald’s Malaysia released three posters with titles that are a play on popular Korean drama titles, “Descendants of the Sun”, “My Love From The Stars” and “Boys Over Flowers”.
When South Korean actor-singer, Lee Joon-gi promised to deliver a “concert-like fan meeting” in Singapore, he wasn’t joking. Lee Joon Gi performed a cover of TT, a hit song by popular K-pop girl group, TWICE. The 34-year-old’s first fan meeting in Singapore is part of his “Thank You” Asia Tour, and also the headline act for HSBC Women’s Champions music festival.
After ticket sales for the first 5 concerts were snatched up, SM Entertainment decided to further add on a 6th concert, making EXO the first artist to hold 6 consecutive concerts at the Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Arena. EXO will also be making an appearance in the upcoming episode of Happy Together. The reigning King of Mask Singer, Job Seeker, has stepped down from his position! After his upbeat rendition of IU’s Good Day, he lost to the new opponent, Black Knight.