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                                KBFD celebrates its 31st anniversary after getting started in 1976 by leasing 30 minutes every Saturday morning on KIKU, which became KHNL in 1984.

KBFD overcomes odds to celebrate 31st year

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                                KBFD celebrates its 31st anniversary after getting started in 1976 by leasing 30 minutes every Saturday morning on KIKU, which became KHNL in 1984.

Updated on  March 19, 2017 at 5:26 pm
KBFD celebrates its 31st anniversary after getting started in 1976 by leasing 30 minutes every Saturday morning on KIKU, which became KHNL in 1984. Read More
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                                The list of South Korean films for HIFF Spring Showcase this year: “The Prison” (opening-night film), “Bluebeard,” “Confidential Assignment,” “Detour” and “The Master.”

‘The Prison’ opens HIFF Spring Showcase

COURTESY HIFF
                                The list of South Korean films for HIFF Spring Showcase this year: “The Prison” (opening-night film), “Bluebeard,” “Confidential Assignment,” “Detour” and “The Master.”

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 8:18 pm
HIFF continues to be a conduit for South Korean documentaries, animation, short films and independent films that normally do not get theatrical distribution. Read More
COURTESY TPS COMPANY
                                Ji plays Yoo Kwon, an unemployed top online multiplayer gamer who is framed for the rape and murder of a high school girl. With the help of his two friends, who are also gamers and computer hackers, he tries to clear his name by finding the truth.

Thriller ‘Fabricated City’ playing at Pearlridge

COURTESY TPS COMPANY
                                Ji plays Yoo Kwon, an unemployed top online multiplayer gamer who is framed for the rape and murder of a high school girl. With the help of his two friends, who are also gamers and computer hackers, he tries to clear his name by finding the truth.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 6:08 pm
The latest Korean blockbuster, “Fabricated City,” was released last week at Consolidated Theatres Pearlridge 16. Read More
COURTESY IMDB
                                K-drama star Hyun Bin is in the latest action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released Friday at Consolidated Pearlridge West theater.

Hyun Bin stars in cross-border action thriller

COURTESY IMDB
                                K-drama star Hyun Bin is in the latest action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released Friday at Consolidated Pearlridge West theater.

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 3:49 pm
K-drama star Hyun Bin is in a new action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released this weekend in Hawaii. Read More
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Popular drama ‘Saimdang’ starts broadcast in Hawaii

COURTESY SBS

Updated on  February 12, 2017 at 12:16 am
The highly anticipated new Korean drama “Saimdang, Memoir of Colors” starts this week. Read More
 
 
COURTESY BIG BANG

Big Bang’s farewell performance draws 64K

COURTESY BIG BANG
K-pop group Big Bang said farewell with the “0 to 10 Final in Seoul” concert Jan. 8 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. Read More

Strong dollar will make Korea travel cheaper

Many Korean economists expect their currency to continue to slide against the U.S. dollar in 2017, which is good news for South Korean exporters and travelers planning to visit. Read More

Mermaid drama entices luxury brands

Product placement in K-dramas is nothing new, with many products being indirectly promoted in scenes. Read More

South Korean singles wield heavy influence

Businesses that cater to singles are booming in South Korea, where they account for more than a third of all households in that country. Read More

Seoul food with isle ties gains Michelin stars

The inaugural Michelin Guide for Seoul is out, and a total of 24 restaurants have been recognized by the prestigious guidebooks that rate restaurants. Read More
Updated on  November 12, 2016 at 5:08 pm

‘Last Princess’ director to attend HIFF

The 36th annual Hawaii International Film Festival kicks off Thursday with opening-night film “The Last Princess,” a South Korean production about Princess Deok-hye of the Joseon Dynasty, who is kept in isolation in Japan and longs to return to Korea. Read More
Updated on  October 28, 2016 at 7:09 pm

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