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South Korea to Replace Social Distancing with "Routine-Life Distancing"

The country is gearing up for the new normal after COVID-19.
South Korea is preparing to bring back some semblance to normalcy for its citizens. Starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the country is set to relax their social distancing rules and switch to "routine-life distancing" instead, given how its government efforts were able
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5 Things We Discovered About Son Ye Jin's Beauty Secrets

OG K-drama fans would agree that she doesn't seem to age.
Crash Landing on You is no doubt a huge phenomenon, one that relaunched the careers of its leads stars to next-level fame. Don’t get us wrong though, because way before CLOY took Netflix by storm, Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin were
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Here's How People Normally Have Fun in North Korea

Contrary to popular belief, they're not all about military drills.
To be honest, what first drew us to this 45-minute video by DW Documentary titled Life in North Korea was the fact that it took the filmmaking team eight whole years and roughly 40 trips to the mystery-shrouded country to complete it.
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Here's What Ordinary Life Is Really Like in North Korea

This journalist and author says, "It's kind of like a very old-fashioned South Korea."
Daniel Tudor is a British journalist and author who is now based in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University and completed an MBA from the University of Manchester Business School. Besides working
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Here's What It's Really Like to Be a Rich Kid in North Korea

In case you're curious about the perks of being a real-life Seo Dan.
Every country has a jet set. The privileged one percent. Their wealth affords them luxuries that other people with lesser packed wallets can’t enjoy. But our common perception of this extravagant way of living is often shaped by our copious consumption of
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The Key Characters We're Most Likely to See Again in "Kingdom" Season 3

They were introduced in the second season to take on bigger roles!
If you haven’t watched the second season of Kingdom, a.k.a. Netflix’s zombie-slash-political K-drama, then this is your chance to look away now. (You were warned: Major spoilers ahead!!!) On the other hand, if you’re reading this because you’ve already finished all six
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These Kids Recreated the Iconic Scenes from "Crash Landing on You"

Even their outfits and poses are on point!
Still hung over Crash Landing on You? Well, you’re not the only one, that’s for sure. We’re coping with our separation anxiety by trying to look for anything and everything related to CLOY—that includes dissecting the designer outfits of both Yoon Se-ri
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Son Ye-Jin Just Donated 100 Million Won to Help Fight the Coronavirus Outbreak

Her donations will go to the affected residents of Daegu, which also happens to be her hometown.
Crash Landing on You's Son Ye-jin is contributing to the fight against the rapid spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in South Korea.According to a report by Soompi, the actress recently donated 100 million won (approximately P4.2 million) to the city of Daegu,
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This Filipina Visited Captain Ri's Village in "Crash Landing on You"

Heading to South Korea? You should totally include this in your itinerary, too!
Our fave K-drama Crash Landing on You is down to its last two episodes, but that doesn't mean our love for Captain Ri (Hyun Bin) and Se-ri (Son Ye Jin) will end there. In fact, if you're visiting South Korea soon, you
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Seo Ji-Hye Already Has a New K-Drama Lined Up After "Crash Landing on You"

She'll be paired with Song Seung-heon from Endless Love: Autumn in My Heart!
Only two episodes left and our current K-drama obsession Crash Landing on You will finally come to a close—and yes, we're crying inside, too!TBH, we’re suffering from separation anxiety as early as now! But we bear good news that miiight take some
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"Parasite" Director Bong Joon-Ho Is Apparently a Huge Fan of Lino Brocka

The legendary Filipino filmmaker is one of his biggest inspirations.
Since the South Korean film Parasite made waves at last year's Cannes Film Festival, and subsequently garnered the covetable Palme d'Or, director Bong Joon-ho has been the director to watch—and his recent grand slam sweep at this year's Oscars seals the deal. During
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Oh No! South Korea's Jeju Island Is No Longer Visa-Free

They're imposing a temporary travel ban.
South Korea has suspended all visa-free entry to Jeju Island, barring Filipino tourists and 61 other foreign countries from easily entering the country without an approved visa.The new measure was placed in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. “This temporary measure is
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Here's What's Real and What's Not About North Korea in "Crash Landing on You"

Apparently, it's socially unacceptable for North Korean women to wear their hair down!
There’s no question here: Crash Landing on You is everyone’s current K-drama addiction. The real controversy, however, lies in how accurately North Korea is actually being represented in tvN’s hit romantic comedy series. In fact, according to a recent report by Soompi,