February 24th, 2020


S. Korea's virus cases soar to 833, 15 countries tighten travel restrictions

South Korea reported another record daily spike in the number of new coronavirus cases on Monday, and two more deaths from COVID-19, with most new cases centered in the southeastern city of Daegu, where health authorities are shifting the focus of the anti-virus fight to containing its spread.

The 231 additional cases of the new coronavirus brought the total number of infections in South Korea to 833.

The two latest victims of the potentially fatal illness are tied to Daenam Hospital in Cheongdo, near Daegu. Six out of the eight deaths here are linked to the hospital where over 110 people were confirmed to have been infected.

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source: Yonhap News 1 2

The Return of Superman Ep 317

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Jam Jam is still in Singapore with her family. Her father takes her exploring, and then to see the light show at Gardens By the Bay where she meets a new friend. William and Ben start their day with snacks and then go shopping for dresses. SO CUTE lol! We meet a little girl with a lot of hair, Sabin, and her father, announcer Han Sukjoon. William and Ben try to make her laugh. Mostly William. Ben just eats lol. The Do family goes to Busan to visit relatives. They visit a bathhouse where Yeonwoo is put to work. He does a good job. Haoh spends the morning unboxing packages and having a fun breakfast. Gary takes him to look at musical instruments.

source: KBS WORLD TV 1 2 3 4 5 6

Itaewon Class episode 7 & 8 Discussion Post

Director: Kim Sung-Yoon
Writer: Jo Gwang-Jin (webcomic & screenplay)
Network: JTBC
Episodes: 16
Release Date: January 31 - March 21, 2020
Runtime: Friday & Saturdays 23:00

Cast: Park Seo Joon, Kim Da Mi, Nara, Yoo Jae Myung, Ahn Bo Hyun, Kim Dong Hee, Kim Hye Eun, Ryu Kyung Soo, Lee Joo Young, Chris Lyon, Lee David, Yoon Gyung Ho, Kim Mi Kyung, Won Hyun Joon,
Yoo Da Mi, Hong Seo Joon

Plot: On the first day of attending his new high school, Park Sae Ro Yi punches his classmate Jang Geun Won, who was bullying another classmate. The bully is the son of CEO Jang Dae Hee. The bully's father runs restaurant business Jagga where Park Sae Ro Yi’s own father works. CEO Jang Dae Hee demands to Park Sae Ro Yi that he apologizes to his son, but Park Sae Ro Yi refuses. Because of his refusal, Park Sae Ro Yi gets expelled from school and his father gets fired from his job. Soon, an accident takes place. Park Sae Ro Yi’s father dies in a motorcycle accident caused by his ex-classmate Jang Geun Won. Burning with anger, Park Sae Ro Yi viciously beats Jang Geun Won. He is soon arrested and receives prison time for violent assault. Park Sae Ro Yi decides to destroy the Jagga company and take revenge upon CEO Jang Dae Hee and his son Jang Geun Won. Once Park Sae Ro Yi is released from prison, he opens a restaurant in Itaewon, Seoul. Jo Yi Seo, who is popular on social media, joins Park Sae Ro Yi’s restaurant and works there as a manager. She has feelings for Park Sae Ro Yi.

SOURCE: Drama information and image taken from Asianwiki

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Everything is so complicated for our lead and just can't seem to catch a break.

Hi Bye, Mama! episode 1 & 2 Discussion Post

Director: Yoo Je-Won
Writer: Kwon Hye-Joo
Network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Release Date: February 22 - April 12, 2020
Runtime: Sat. & Sun. 21:00
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

CAST: Kim Tae Hee, Lee Kyu Hyung, Go Bo Gyeol, Seo Woo Jin, Kim Mi Kyung,
Park Soo Young, Kim Mi Soo, Shin Dong Mi, Yoon Sa Bong, Lee Shi Woo, Oh Eui
Shik, Ahn Nae Sang, Ban Hyo Jung, Bae Hae Seon, Park Eun Hye, Han In Soo,
Kim Dae Gon, Shin Soo Yun, Lee Jae Woo, Shim Wan Joon, Bae Yoon Kyung, Baek
Hyun Joo, Choi Dae Sung, Park Jae Joon, Yoo Yeon, Heo Soon Mi, Na Soo Yoon

PLOT: “Hi Bye, Mama!” tells the story of a mother who, after passing away
in a tragic accident, is miraculously able to return to her husband and
daughter for 49 days as a ghost. Kim Tae Hee stars as the late Cha Yu Ri,
who is unable to leave this world behind due to her unfulfilled longing to
hold her daughter in her arms. Despite having spent the past five years as
a ghost, Cha Yu Ri has managed to maintain her positive and idealistic
personality, even in the afterlife.

SOURCE: Drama info from Mydramalist

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I have a feeling that this drama is going to make me really cry!