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Rain, Hottest Singer in S. Korea, Will Hit NYC
By Deborah Sontag
"Rain", a South Korean pop star, actor and pan-Asian heartthrob, is preparing for two concerts at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 2 to 3, 2006, by studying. Day and night, an English tutor trails him through Seoul, peppering him with conversational phrases as he labors to polish h,...More
South Korea’s Screen Quota Slashed in Half
By Nigel D'Sa
Editor / Writer
In an abrupt turn-around the South Korean government announced a day before the Lunar New Year's holiday weekend, that it would reduce Korea's screen quota system by half.
The decision, which goes into effect July 1, 2006, will cut the number of days a theater is,...More
Rain's Global Ambition Alerts New York Times
The K-pop star "Rain"'s ambitions attracted the attention of arguably the world's weightiest newspaper, the New York Times, in its doorstop Sunday edition ahead of Thursday's concert by the heartthrob at Madison Square Garden. Under the heading "The Ambassador", the paper said the man dubbed, in a t,...More
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