It has been more than ten years since the K-drama “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” first aired in South Korea, introducing an entire generation around the world to actor Gong Yoo.
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”.
Popular Korean model-actress Lee Sung-kyung will be in Singapore for a promotional event for Korean beauty and cosmetics brand Laneige on 20 May 2017.
Fans of popular Korean drama “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon” gathered around the Plaza Singapura atrium on Saturday (29 April) to meet main leads Park Hyung-sik and Park Bo-young.
Fans of the popular cable drama from JTBC, “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon”, gathered around Plaza Singapura atrium (level 1) on Saturday (29 April) to meet it's main leads, Park Hyung Shik and Park Bo-young. After watching a romantic snippet from the drama, fans started to tease the couple by shouting (in Korean), “Kiss, kiss, kiss”. Flustered, Bo-young responded to the fans’ request by asking them to watch the drama instead for the kiss scene.
Hyung-shik was very eager to share that they had chicken rice for lunch (he even stood up from his seat enthusiastically). Bo-young said that she came back with her sister for a vacation after visiting Singapore in 2015 to promote her previous drama, "Oh My Ghost". She also shared with us her love for kaya toast, laksa and bak kut teh.
Singapore viewers eyeing the Korean drama remake of the 2001 box-office hit "My Sassy Girl" will be able to catch the premiere on 29 May at the same time it airs in South Korea.
With four wins at the Korea Cable TV Awards (KCTA) Show 2017 on Friday (10 March), hit Korean drama “Goblin” was undoubtedly the biggest winner of the night.
Another popular K-drama actor is making his way to Singapore this year, and this time it’s actor-rapper So Ji-sub, who will be in town for his “TWENTY: The Moment” fan meeting on 9 April.
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.
Korean star Park Bo-gum ended his fan meeting tour with a guest appearance by the star of 'Descendants Of The Sun', Song Joong-ki. Read more about the fan meeting here: http://bit.ly/2liFHhv Watch Park Bo Gum in action in “Running Man”, “Love in the Moonlight” and “Reply 1988” on viu.com or Viu mobile app, with English subtitles, for free. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
South Korean heart-throb Park Bo-gum ended his Asia fan meeting tour on Saturday (18 Jan) with a very special guest appearance by “Descendants Of The Sun” actor Song Joong-ki, as well as getting “rejected” for a handshake with a fan. Both 31-year-old Song and 24-year-old Park are under the same entertainment agency, Blossom Entertainment.
Park Bo-gum, the leading man from popular South Korean period drama “Love in the Moonlight” (also known as “Moonlight Drawn by the Clouds”), interviewed fans during his first press conference in Singapore, held on Friday (17 Feb). The reporters present also had the opportunity to ask the Korean heartthrob some questions, including which local dishes he had already tried and enjoyed and what he thinks is his most attractive feature.
If you’ve not seen the Korean drama that everyone has been talking about, here’s a sneak peek on what to expect for each episode. Don’t worry, we’ve kept the spoilers to the minimum!Episode 1: Goblin and his bride meet for the first time
After acting in 2016’s biggest Korean blockbuster “Train to Busan”, he’s taking the lead role in “Goblin” – the TV series that might be the biggest Korean drama of 2017. It is no wonder that 37-year-old Gong Yoo has become the face of his country’s – or the whole of Asia’s – movie and television entertainment industry. Gong Yoo was one of many A-list Korean actors who turned down the role, with some stating reasons such as being uncomfortable with shaving their heads, not wanting to stay abroad for a long period of time, and filming a pre-produced drama (drama productions in Korea are filmed concurrently during broadcasting). Gong Yoo contributed his singing voice to the romantic comedy “Big”, where he starred opposite Lee Min-jung and Miss A’s Suzy.
All 2,000 tickets to Korean heartthrob Park Bo-gum’s first fan meeting in Singapore sold out within three hours, organisers of the event said on Thursday (8 December). Additionally, an extra 1,500 more seats across all three ticket categories have been made available to meet the overwhelming response. This will be Park Bo-gum’s first visit to Singapore, and the announcement of the fan meet was met with much fanfare.
UnUsUaL Entertainment has announced the details for Korean heartthrob Park Bo-gum’s first fan meeting in Singapore, which takes place on 18 Feb 2017 at The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre at 6pm. Tickets are also available at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office, The Star Performing Arts Centre Box Office and all SingPost outlets.
Blossom Entertainment, the talent agency representing Korean heartthrob Park Bo-gum, has announced that his fan meeting in Singapore will be held on 18 Feb 2017. This will be the first time that Park will in Singapore to meet his fans. Earlier in November, Park announced that he would be embarking on a fan meeting tour around Asia, beginning with a stop in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (10 Dec), followed by Hong Kong, Jakarta, Taipei, Tokyo, Bangkok, Singapore, China, and ending in Seoul.
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.