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Southeast Asians love K-everything.
The Korean Wave has officially surpassed Western content, at least in this corner of the world.According to Media Partners Asia, content of Korean origin took up roughly 34 percent of all videos watched in 2020 in Southeast Asia. This includes videos on
Both of them reportedly earned a jaw-dropping amount per episode of their most recent dramas.
Hallyu queens Song Hye Kyo and Jun Ji Hyun are reportedly the highest paid Korean actresses of 2021.In an exclusive report by Korean news site Hankook Ilbo, industry insiders disclosed the two actresses were paid over 200 million won (approximately P8.5 million)
Music, romance, and so much more!
Yup, you read that right: Park Hyung Sik and Han So Hee are starring in a new Korean drama! According to Soompi, the two were just confirmed as the main leads of the romance series Soundtrack #1, which was previously titled Why
He loves Philippine Mangoes!
Lee Dong Wook's star continues to shine as bright as ever. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, the ever-evolving, multi-talented entertainer shows no signs of slowing down as he top-bills one impressive project after another. Whether you're an OG koreanovela fan
She still had to work part-time jobs despite being in the industry for 11 years.
Being an actor doesn’t always guarantee instant success, nor is it a stable job for most, unless you’re really lucky. Remember when Ahn Bo Hyun had to work part-time at a construction site even after appearing on Descendants of the Sun? As
We can't wait to see him star in more dramas soon!
Korean Actor Wi Ha Joon made huge waves upon the global success of his Netflix series Squid Game, where he portrayed the role of a police officer named Hwang Jun-ho. Though he might be a familiar face to others, having been cast
She gifted her parents with two restaurants!
Park Shin Hye grew up before our eyes and we're kinda sentimental right now that she's about to become a mom. She has been in the industry for almost two decades and aside from being proud of her career milestones, we're happy
Kim Da Mi is finally back after "Itaewon Class"!
K-drama fans, it looks like Netflix is gifting us with a new release from our favorite genre this holiday season. ICYMI, according to Netflix Korea’s Vice President for Content, Min Young Kim, Pinoys are suckers for Young Adult romances and that’s exactly
He copied the set and the games almost down to a T.
Look, we’ve all come across random people on the internet jokingly wanting to reenact Squid Game in real life, but we didn’t think anyone would be crazy enough to actually do it. Apparently, this YouTuber just proved us all wrong.Western vlogger Mr.
She will start filming her scenes on November 24!
After more than a year of waiting, we'll get to see Seo Ye Ji again on the small screen! The It's Okay To Not Be Okay (IOTNBO) actress is set to lead a new drama and it will mark her much-awaited comeback
Some of them even went to the country as a "prize" for wrapping up their K-dramas.
Korean stars have demonstrated their love for the Philippines time and again. In fact, some of them even lived here for awhile! Of course, when they’re not in the country to study English or meet fans through official engagements, our favorite K-celebs
She's tying the knot with fiancé and fellow actor Choi Tae Joon!
This just in: Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon just announced their marriage plans! But that’s not all, apart from tying the knot, they’re expecting a baby soon, too!The couple of four years broke the news via their respective agencies, SALT
She's a trained figure skater!
Song Hye Kyo needs no introduction. Beloved for her ageless beauty and her swoon-worthy romance dramas, the Hallyu star’s name, alongside that of a few others, is practically synonymous with the Korean Wave. That said, as the Hallyu craze continues to sweep
They've gifted everything from houses, restaurants, to coffee shops!
Just like other celebrities, Korean actors also go through a lot before they become popular in the industry. Some of them started acting at a young age while others had to audition more than a hundred times. So once they achieve their
She's acted in a number of Western films.
One of the most popular actresses of her generation, Jun Ji Hyun is a certified household name known to any K-drama fan even outside of Korea. While she’s been blazing her own trail since the late 90s, her fame continues to burn
It comes out this November 27!
Heads up, Kim Soo Hyun fans, we’re just a few days away from his newest K-drama! Yep, in case you somehow missed the memo, the Hallyu star is set to grace our screens once again, just a year after It’s Okay to
We couldn't agree more!
It looks like Wi Ha Joon's passion for exercising has paid off because he's listed as one of the sexiest men on TV by People magazine!Every year, the American publication reveals the sexiest man alive and for 2021, it's the Avengers End
Can you guess which show took the top spot?
There's no deterring our love affair with all things K-drama. This time, we give you the lowdown on the highest rating Korean dramas of all time on cable TV. Think of it as an essential tried-and-tested listicle of shows any genuine K-fan should watch.Read up
Some of them are now sought-after leading ladies.
Pageant queens have long been admired for their timeless beauty and grace under pressure, it’s no wonder so many of them seamlessly transition into acting after hanging up their gowns and sashes. In fact, a few of them acclimate into the industry
Jo Byeong Gyu is currently filming his new movie.
No matter how well-loved your favorite Korean stars are, they're not exempted from South Korea's cancel culture. In a snap, they could be removed from their ongoing and upcoming projects, and get pulled out of their endorsements. On top of that, fans