November 24th, 2010

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UEE’s “Birdie Buddy” drama moves to MBC



Drama “Birdie Buddy“, which stars After School’s UEE, will be moved to MBC.


According to production company Group Eight, “Birdie Buddy” will be broadcast by MBC as the follow-up to their Monday/Tuesday drama, “Queen of Reversals.”

A representative stated, “‘Birdie Buddy’ has been moved to MBC as the follow-up for ‘Queen of Reversals.’ However, there’s a chance that ‘Queen of Reversals’ may be extended, so we’ve pushed the broadcast date for ‘Birdie Buddy’ to late December or early January. If everything goes according to schedule, ‘Queen of Reversals’ will end on December 21st and ‘Birdie Buddy’ can broadcast on the 27th.”

He went on to state, “The drama consists of 20 total episodes. MBC will further discussions on the number of broadcasts and other details.

“Birdie Buddy” is a drama remake of Korea’s first golf comic, “Birdie”. UEE will portray a positive, country girl named ‘Sung Mi Su’ that becomes a rookie golfer.


Sources: Star News and Allkpop
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US, S Korea plan war games after N Korean attack

 US, S Korea plan war games after N Korean attack

The United States and South Korea stand "shoulder to shoulder" in their response to a deadly North Korean artillery bombardment and will soon stage combined war games, the White House said.

In their first joint response to Tuesday's attack on a South Korean border island, US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak agreed on the military exercises, as pressure built on China to rein in its wayward ally.

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Source: Hindustan Times

I hadn't anything about this anywhere else...and it's interesting to see how other media is reporting on the events. 
Jared - Thank You

Beauties Who Strike a Blow for Multiculturalism



Maria Angeline Martin Lopez came to Korea from the Philippines to pursue her graduate studies, but when she tells people that she is from Southeast Asia, they often think of her as a migrant worker. On Oct. 11 Lopez (23) along with Slovakian Kristina Sobolciakova (19) and Korean Ha Soo-jeong (20) has won the first Miss Multicultural Society Pageant.

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Source: The Chosun Ilbo

This article was actually written on the 5th, but I think it is important to see that not only are there people trying to open eyes, they are actually being heard. The fact that they speak with children is the best way to start the next generation off.
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Co-Ed to return with new album in February



With the recent announcement of a pause in their activities, many fans have expressed concern over Co-Ed’s future plans.

On November 24th, Core Contents Media stated, “There are a lot of people saying this and that about Co-Ed’s halt in activities, but this was already planned from the start. We’ve always planned to end their ‘Bbiribbom Bberibbom‘ promotions in time for T-ara’s comeback.”

In addition, One Star Hyewon and others will be branching into acting and MC activities. Ultimately, however, they will return as a group with the release of a new album in February of next year.

It’s definite for a group to release new albums, which is why Co-Ed will be releasing one in February.”

Nate News
ALLKPOP
____ JOO♥

T-ara’s Eunjung releases androgynous selcas



T-ara member Eunjung posted some fabulous selcas of herself showcasing her androgynous charms and modelling a high-fashion concept.

She tweeted, “The concept for this time. Male appearance, while wearing high heels and having red lips. I like it.” She also uploaded two pictures with short hair, showcasing her take on androgyny.

Fans commented, “The height of chic charm”, “Even if you were a boy, you would still be very handsome” and “Your short hair cannot hide your good looks”.

Meanwhile, T-ara is expected to first perform their song, “Why are You Being Like This?” on the December 3rd episode of KBS 2TV ‘Music Bank‘. The full mini album will be released on November 29th.

Nate News
ALLKPOP
Future Simon #1

World condemns North Korean attacks

North Korea's shelling of an island in South Korea near a disputed sea border has drawn international condemnation.

US President Barack Obama said he was 'outraged' by the attack on Yeonpyeong island. It was also denounced by Russia, Japan and European countries.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon called it 'one of the gravest incidents since the Korean War' and urged restraint on both sides.

South Korea returned fire and threatened missile strikes if there were 'further provocations'.

South Korea's military had been carrying out an exercise nearby, but it denies opening hostilities by firing towards the North.

Two South Korean marines died when dozens of artillery shells landed on the island - most of them hitting a military base. Both soldiers and civilians were wounded.

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source: BBC News

idk about you guys, but BBC's pretty much on top of all reportage on this if you're following this on the news.
Also while it's all really worrisome, South Koreans have lived with the threat of North Korea for 50 years and counting - so play nice omona!

Jaejoong = Watches You Sleep

JYJ's Twittercapades continue

It's that time again folks; Twitter Catchup for November 21st to November 24th, oldest to newest
Yoochun longs for Brian's warm embrace
(English Tweet/Brian) It's snowing in Korea... Wow... (9:39pm KST, Nov 8)
(Yoochun) @Brianjoomuzik Hyung!!! Have you been well?? I really miss you!!!!ㅠㅠ (6:25am KST)

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No words for these boys some days.
Penelope is pretty.
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South Korean wins transvestite pageant in Thailand


The winner of Miss international Queen 2010 Mini Han from South Korea hold trophy during competition at the Miss International Queen 2010 transvestite beauty pageant Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, in Pattaya, Thailand.

BANGKOK, Nov 20, 2010 - A Korean known as Mini has won the Miss International Queen contest, a pageant for transvestites that organizers said Saturday was for those "interested in beauty and equality".

Mini, who works as a designer, fought off competitors from 15 countries to take the crown as well as 10,000 dollars in prize money at the event held in Thailand's Pattaya beach resort.

The 27-year-old is the first Korean to win the title, organizers said, and she also picked up the best national costume prize.

Judges, who scrutinized faces, skin and posture as well as attitude and intelligence were impressed by Mini's "perfect beauty", a statement from Miss International Queen 2010 said.

Runners up were Ami Takeuchi from Japan, whose occupation was not listed, and Stasha Sanchez, an entertainer from the United States.

Of the 23 contestants, 12 were from Asia, four were European and seven were from the Americas.

Source: The Korea Herald
Jae with his camera

avex's official announcement on Tohoshinki & SM Entertainment

11/24/2010
avex group holdings
S.M.ENTERTAINMENT JAPAN Inc.

Regarding the tie-up between S.M.ENTERTAINMENT JAPAN Inc. and avex group

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Source: Tohoshinki Official Website
Translation: linhkawaii @ OneTVXQ.com
Credits: OneTVXQ.com { One World. One Red Ocean. One TVXQ! }

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Princess Hyomin Exposes Her CEO



T-ara's Hyomin exposed, "Our company's CEO regretted the names for Co.Ed after making it."

T-ara's Hyomin came out on MBC's 'Golden Fishery - Radio Star', that aired on the 24th in the afternoon, and exposed "Our CEO regretted the names for Co.Ed after making it."

On this day, the emcees rose up questions about Co.Ed's names and accused them by saying, "Didn't you just copy DBSK?". Following this, Moon Heejun pressured Co.Ed by saying "Their CEO did a tie-in sale.'

To this, Hyomin interfered. "Our CEO asked us about the names for Co.Ed one day," and also added, "We said 'The response isn't that great' because he asked us about it," and to that she revealed, "He said, 'right' and it seemed like he was regretting it."

On the other hand, girl group T-ara's Eunjung, Jiyeon, Hyomin and Co.Ed's One Light Hyoyoung, Star Light Chanmi appeared on this day's broadcast, showing their witty remarks.

Source: Nate News
Translated by: crazeecores @ Core Clique

all the love inside ceases to exist
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SM/MNET feud: MAMA wants BoA as a peace offering



A reconciliation mood is being produced between Mnet and SM Entertainment, which are in the second year of having a deteriorated relationship. The issue of the appearance of SM's representative singer BoA at Mnet's Asian Music Award (from hereon referred to as MAMA), which is being held on the 28th at Macau, is also in the midst of being discussed.

In the case of rescheduling, performance-adjustment, etc. being worked out smoothly, the atmosphere indicates that an appearance is for certain. Currently the two sides have had 1~2 meetings and have given and received gestures of reconciliation. BoA's MAMA appearance is expected to become the symbol of the changed relationship between the two companies.

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source: sports khan
translation: live laugh love @ soompi

Future Simon #1

South Korea to deploy more artillery

The bodies of two civilians were found Wednesday on a South Korean island a day after it was shelled by North Korean artillery, the coastguard said, bringing the death toll to four,AFP reported.

A spokeswoman told AFP the bodies were found as coastguards searched the ruins of homes destroyed by the shelling. Both were men believed aged in their sixties.

Yonhap news agency said the victims, who were earlier reported missing, were among 12 construction workers who had been building barracks for marines stationed on the island.

It said one body was maimed from the waist down and the other was riddled with shrapnel.

The military earlier said the shellfire killed two marines based on Yeonpyeong island and injured 15 marines plus three civilians.

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source; World News Australia

Avex talks about TVXQ’s revival and new K-pop contracts

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Avex made some announcements on Wednesday regarding its contracts with several Korean artists, particularly TVXQ. That group, which has been on hiatus since April of this year, will be resuming activities with only two of its five members – Yunho and Changmin.

Contract issues led to a fallout between TVXQ’s members and their Korean management agency, SM Entertainment. Since April, the other three members of TVXQ – Junsu, Jejung, and Yuchun – have been signed with a different agency, and they have been performing under the name JYJ for several months. However, SM Entertainment stated that Yunho and Changmin “have not given up on the dream of TVXQ.” As a result, they will revive the TVXQ name in 2011.

Details of their activities are still unknown, but they are expected to restart in January. According to Sankei Sports, one source has said that a new song is already in production for a planned CD release in Japan.

Besides TVXQ, Avex has had contracts with two other SM Entertainment artists, BoA and J-Min, for several years. On Wednesday, they re-announced that they have completed exclusive contracts with two more artists, SUPER JUNIOR and f(x).

It was already revealed several weeks ago that SUPER JUNIOR will be holding three concerts at Yokohama Arena next February to accompany their debut release.

Sharingyoochun
 mods i can't read japanese to save my life :/

oic avex

YGfam post. ++update

BIG BANG FILED A LAWSUIT FOR UNAUTHORIZED USAGE IN MAGAZINE

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Source: Sankei Sports 
Taken from: tokyograph
Thanks to: dragon-rider@BBVIP
via 21bangs

‘High High’ MV is done!

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S:  ibigbang + HarryKIM @ twitter + @ twitpic

Bonus pic of High High MV Passports

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S: HarryHIM @ twitter@ twitpic

SANDARA PARK @ ‘FINDING MR. DESTINY’ MOVIE PREMIERE

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S: 21bangs

YG FAMILY W/ SUPERSTAR K2: CJ CF

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S: TeamBIGBANG0818 @ yt

Random 2NE1 picture lol

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S: ygladies

Update cause I found more articles lol.

ANOTHER FANACCOUNT FROM HIGH HIGH MV
(Read the first hurr: community.livejournal.com/omonatheydidnt/5213055.html)

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S: noonablog.com/

YG IS AN IRL TROLL

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Reporter : Lucia Hong luciahong
Editor : Jessica Kim jesskim
Source: asiae
via: fuckyeahygfamilyy @ tumblr

YGEntertainment Partners With Universal Records For The Philippine Market!

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S: 2NE1 Philippines Fanpage2NE1's Official Facebook
via: fuckyeahygfamilyy @ tumblr

sorry mods for all the mistakes! 

Moon Hee Jun and his bad relationship with Tony An

Moon Hee Jun revealed on a recent episode of MBC’s ‘Radio Star‘ that there was a time when his relations with fellow H.O.T member, Tony An, had soured.

During the program, Yoon Jong Shin asked Moon Hee Jun, “When Tony An came on, Kim Gura said that Tony An had a bad relationship with you – what do you think about that?“. The singer replied, “It’s foolish talk.”

However, he continued, “To be honest, when we split into two groups of 3:2, our friendship did decline. But in a situation like that, a bad relationship was all that could result from it.”

But Moon Hee Jun later confirmed, But right now I consider him as a close brother.”

H.O.T., considered to be the iconic Korean boy band from back in the day, disbanded in 2001. That year, Kangta and Moon Hee Jun remained with SM Entertainment, while Tony An, Lee Jae Won, and Jang Woo Hyuk moved to a different company and formed the unit ‘JTL‘.

Source: Star News /akp

omg. intense deja vu

no pole dancing sistar for us ;___;

Starship Entertainment has officially released a statement saying, “For the concept of their title track, “How Dare You,” it was supposed to come off as a sporty look and vibe. But due to the fact that the images were leaked when trying to release the concept with the music video and album at once, we had to reconsider and released the concept photos much earlier than planned.”

Check out the images below and tell us what you think!
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Source: Nate + koreaboo

2NE1 to promote in the US, Australia, and Canada in 2011



NOTE: Not 100% true so don't get yo hopes up.

Having made a tremendous impact in the Korean music industry within their first year of debut, 2NE1 is ready to take on the overseas market with the help of a well-known artist.

Many fans have already seen the girls of 2NE1 working with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am through 2NE1tv. The four members headed to Los Angeles earlier this year in order to meet and record with the rapper. Within the course of three weeks, the girls were able to record a total of 10 songs through three recording sessions held in Los Angeles and London. 

Snippets heard throughout 2NE1tv showed that the girls were going for a more electronic and upbeat sound that would be marketable in the United States. With the girls' unique style and Will.i.am's well-known musical abilities, 2NE1 is planning on promoting alongside the rapper in 2011. 

The girls plan on promoting not only in the United States, but also in Canada and Australia. 

S: star.mt.co.kr
Translated by: ch0sshi @ kpoplive
Written by wonderwonders  @ kpoplive

CANADA MUST INCLUDE WINNIPEG OKAY YGE?
OKAY?

but I know better not to get my hopes up 
/waits for the countdown to end

+ thanks to maravilllas for telling me lol
Wanna One Energetic

Crab Prince and Rock Dizzle Discuss Friendship Among Other Things~

Harmony of 12 Years Friendship, Shin Hyesung & Eric Mun Interview With Melon 
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We met 'Shin Hyesung,' who has released a single album, breaking his long silence, and 'Eric,' who has shown his friendship by writing the rap for and featuring in Hyesung's song as his first activity after his release from the military. We received some questions from our readers through Melon's Me2Day, and we could feel again Shinhwa's popularity and the strength of the fans from the outpour of questions we received.^^ Let's now listen to their story on friendship and Shinhwa~

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They're so cute! ♥ And it made me smile that Eric wrote the lyrics for his rap. XD

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