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Bae Yong-joon rents private jet to fly to Japan
"Yonsama" Bae Yong-joon rented a special 15-passenger Korean Air jet costing roughly 70 million won per flight to make a surprise visit to Japan on Aug. 29. Bae was originally scheduled to visit Japan on Aug. 30 after celebrating his birthday on Aug. 29 in Korea, but decided to surprise his fans.
Venice Film Fest to See Solid Korean Presence
Hayao Miyazaki, Tsui Hark, Ang Lee, George Clooney, Park Chan-wook, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, Lee Young-ae, Ji Jin-hee, Kim So-yeon: this year's Venice Film Festival will attract a stellar crowd from East and West.
The 62nd Biennale lasts for 11 days from Aug. 31 to Sept. 10 with 54 full-lengt,...More
Korean soap operas gain popularity in North America
Already big hits in other Asian countries, Korean soap operas are now grabbing audiences in North America. In the San Francisco Bay Area alone, "Jewel in the Palace (Dae Jang Geum)", a television series about a royal cook, was viewed by more than 100,000 people, U.S. daily San Francisco Chronicle re,...More