U.S. Citizen,Early 30s, Caught Trying To Swim From South Korea To North Korea To Meet Leader “Kim Jong-un”

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Source:Koeaboo – Korea Herald

Media:Koreaboo – Korea Herald

Posted:Wednesday September 17,  2014 @6:30 p.m PST


South Korean government officials revealed on Wednesday that a U.S. citizen was caught attempting to cross the river border between South and North Korea.

The man, who reportedly is in his early 30s, was taken into custody by South Korean Marines. The man was attempting to swim across the Han River, to head into North Korea around 11:55pm from Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province.

A U.S. citizen was caught trying to cross a river border between South and North Korea, government sources said Wednesday.

When asked, the man responded, “My purpose was to meet the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un”.

Officially revealed that the man was swimming with the current when he grew tired and laid low near the riverside, and was arrested by Marines. They continued to say, “I believe this is the first time an American tried to flee to the North through Gimpo area”


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Kim Minhee and Jo Insung Are Still In a Relationship

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Source: Koreaboo – StarNews

Media:Koreaboo – StarNews

Posted: Wednesday September 17, 2014 @ 6:12 p.m PST


With news about Gong Hyojin’s break up with actor Lee Jinwook circulating online, fans can help but ask if her recent co-star Jo Insung was still in a relationship as well, leading for his agency to release a statement

In a statement released on September 17th, Jo Insung’s agency states that the actor is still in a relationship with actress, Kim Minhee. Due to their busy schedules, especially with the drama’s recent filming, the couple have not been able to meet inconsistently,. However, their relationship remains unchanged.

The agency was obliged to release a statement after news over Gong Hyojin’s break up with Lee Jinwook circulated, which was later on acknowledged by their respective agencies.

Jo Insung was last paired up with Gong Hyojin for the drama “It’s Okay, It’s Love,” which was praised by its fans for their uncanny chemistry.  The two actor are now with the rest of the cast and crew in Thailand for the drama’s celebratory trip.


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[Vid/Trans] 140916 Lee Hyori, “Yunho adalah ketua kelas disiplin diantara para idola”

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Yoochun’s {K-Pop JYJ} Fans Opened a Library For Children In His Honor

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Source:Koreaboo – Korea Herald

Media: Koreaboo – Korea Herald

Posted: Tuesday September 16, 2014 @8:56 p.m PST


A group of very generous Yoochun fans have opened up a library for children on Heuksando Island in the South Jeolla Province.

The fan group, called “Blessing Yoochun” comprising of fans over the age of 30, celebrated its 4th anniversary by donating 10 million won and 6,600 books to open a library named after their beloved singer and actor.

But this isn’t the first good deed by “Blessing Yoochun.” In 2013, the group opened another Yoochun Library in Shinan, South Jeolla Province to help children of multi-cultural families. The group has also donated to help burn victims with surgery costs, pay for meals at children’s centers and help pediatric cancer patients.

In total, the fan group has donated around 150 million won to show that Yoochun fans are very generous.

Yoochun himself is currently with JYJ on their “Return of the King” tour, which has one final stop in Shanghai next week.


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Disgusting Evil Korean Man Slapping a High School Boy For No Apparent Reason {Video}

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Media: Koreaboo

Posted: Tuesday September 16, 2014 @6:23 p.m PST


A disgusting video of a Korean man slapping a high school boy has been going viral across Korea, for it’s shocking footage.

In the video, it’s clear that the man is slapping the student for no apparent reason. Starting from slapping him in the face, he begins to smack him back and forth as the video goes forth.

An unidentified person attempts to stop the man, but has a hard time due to the mans sheer force.

Check out the video below:


Gong Hyojin and Lee Jinwook Break Up

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Source:Koreaboo – XSportsNews and StarNews

Media:Koreaboo – XSportsNews and StarNews

Posted: Tuesday September 16, 2014 @ 6:04 p.m PST


On September 17th, it was reported through various outlets in South Korea that star couple Lee Jinwook and Gong Hyojin have broken up.

Despite reports currently circulating in the media, Lee Jinwook’s agency only reveals that they did not hear the story about the break up and are currently checking with the actor themselves.

Gong Hyojin’s agency also released a similar statement, clarifying the situation only unfolded in the early morning, and they will confirm the news and announce their position.

Lee Jinwook and Gong Hyojin’s relationship was first divulged back in May, where the two who met as colleagues and friends and further established an intimate relationship. Since their dating status was revealed, both celebrities were busy with work as Lee Jinwook started acting in tvN drama “The Three Musketeers” while Gong Hyojin focused on the SBS drama “It’s Okay, It’s Love.”


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Ferlyn To Leave {SKarf} To Become Leader Of An Upcoming K-Pop Girl Group

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Source:Koreaboo –  The New Paper (TNP), @markingtuan

Media: Koreaboo –  The New Paper (TNP), @markingtuan

Posted: Tuesday September 16, 2014 @ 5:31 p.m PST



SKarf member Ferlyn will be leaving her current group in order to become a leader for a new and upcoming K-Pop girl group by the next Chinese New Year.

Alpha Entertainment’s girl group SKarf (2012) is comprised of Korean members Jenny and JooA, Singaporean members Ferlyn and Tasha, and Japanese member Hana, who is of Japanese nationality and grew up in Korea.

It has been reported by Singaporean media portal The New Paper (TNP) that Ferlyn will be leaving her current group in order to become the leader for a new K-Pop group, who will be singing songs in both Mandarin and Korean in hopes to make a new break in the Asian market.

The agency further reveals that they will be collaborating with Singaporean songwriters and choreographers in order to promote the new girl group. While Alpha Entertainment will focus on marketing and promoting both SKarf and the upcoming group, they will be managed by iGlobal Star.

The girl group has not been given a name yet, and a search for the remaining members will begin via auditions in Singapore for local talent. There are also plans to find members in Korea and other Asian countries. But, there is a possibility for SKarf members may also leave the group to join the new one as well.

Prior to the new girl group’s debut, it was revealed through TNP that Ferlyn will release her first solo album around Christmas. She says to the media outlet, “As for going solo, I am very thankful to my company for this opportunity to go further as an artist. But at the same time, it is very stressful as the focus will be on me for this solo album.”

“As for the new group, I hope I will be able to play the role as a leader well and to achieve that, I will keep on trying to improve myself.”

She adds the new girl group will bring fresh ideas and look to the K-Pop genre. “We look forward to giving K-Pop fans better music and entertaining performances.”

Alpha Entertainment’s Chief Executive Alan Chan reveals to TNP, following the debut of the new girl group, the agency is looking to debut a new male group as well.

He says to TNP, “Our aim from Day One has always been to have as many Singaporeans in these groups as possible, but market them using the Korean training and marketing system. We have always wanted to create something different and be a leader rather than a follower.”

“We strongly believe that Singapore has very good talent.”

What do you think of this change? Are you excited for Ferlyn leading a new group?



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