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CLOY's Son Ye-jin, Parasite's Lee Sun-gyun in talks for Hollywood movie

Jul 06, 2020 - 5:58 PM

The two actors are in talks to star in a movie, set in the future, about a nation divided by a border

HOLLYWOOD DEBUT? The 'Crash Landing On You' actress is in talks to star in a Hollywood production. Photo from Son Ye-jin's Instagram

Smart to release Hyun Bin’s second TV commercial

Jun 20, 2020 - 6:30 AM

The mobile services provider also provides fanservice with a new Hyun Bin TVC

'Priceless investment': Why PH telco Smart tapped Hyun Bin for new campaign

Jun 01, 2020 - 3:54 PM

The South Korean actor's contract includes a Philippine visit with 3 events, but Smart says they'll have to 'work out' when that's going to happen

THE CAPTAIN HAS LANDED. The 'Crash Landing On You' star is the face of Smart's 'Simple. Smart Ako.' campaign. Screenshot from Smart's Facebook page

WATCH: Hyun Bin is the star of Smart’s latest campaign

May 28, 2020 - 8:18 PM

The full commercial airs on June 1

Lee Jung-jae and Park Hae-soo to star in upcoming series ‘Round Six’

Mar 12, 2020 - 3:35 PM

The series will be released globally on Netflix

ROUND SIX. Lee Jun-jae and Park Hae-soo are leading the cast of the upcoming series. Photos courtesy of ARTISTCOMPANY, BH Entertainment

Kim Hyun-joong is coming to Manila in 2020

Dec 17, 2019 - 6:23 PM

The Korean singer and actor is bringing his 'Bio-Rhythm' tour to the Philippines

KIM HYUN JOONG. The Korean singer is heading to Manila in 2020. Screenshot from Twitter.com/PEEP_Events

Yeo Jin-goo is headed to Manila in February 2020

Dec 12, 2019 - 12:47 PM

It's the Korean actor's first fan meeting in Manila

MANILA-BOUND. Yeo Jin Goo is holding his first Philippine fan meeting in February 2020. Screenshot from Instagram.com/yeojin9oo

IN PHOTOS: Sparks fly at Park Hae-jin's Manila fan meet

Dec 06, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Missed Park Hae-jin's recent Manila visit? We got you covered!

FINALLY. Korean actor Park Hae-jin meets his Filipino fans on November 23, 2019. All photos by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

Korean actor Cha In-ha found dead

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:01 PM

The actor's management Fantagio confirms the sad news

Korean actor Ji Chang-wook to visit Philippines in 2020

Nov 14, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The 'Melting Me Softly' star is holding an Asian Fan Meeting tour which will begin in January 2020

IN PHOTOS: Lee Seung-gi finally meets PH Airens in Manila fan meet

Oct 24, 2019 - 7:30 PM

'The first memory is really just the perfect memory. I'm so happy that I was able to make it with my Filipino fans,' Lee Seung-gi says during the Manila stop of his Asia fan meeting tour

SEUNG-GI'S VOYAGE. Korean actor Lee Seung-gi greets his Filipino fans for the first time. All photos courtesy of CDM Entertainment

15 years after debut, Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is ready for more

Oct 12, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The 'Vagabond' actor talks about his dream roles, his most memorable role so far, and what he looks for when choosing acting projects

LEE SEUNG-GI. The Korean actor is in Manila for his first fan meeting in the country. Photo by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

4 reasons why we love Lee Seung-gi

Oct 06, 2019 - 12:30 PM

How do we love Lee Seung-gi? Let us count the ways.

LEE SEUNG-GI. Korean actor Lee Seung-gi is still at the top of his game. Photo from Lee Seung-gi's Instagram account

'A Summer Night' to remember with South Korean star Jung Hae-in

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Memories from the actor's second Manila fan meet linger

Photo by Iya Forbes/Rappler

Park Seo-joon wants to do more work, projects in the Philippines

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The South Korean actor talks about working in the Philippines, his dream role, and his most challenging role to date

PARK SEO JOON. South Korean actor Park Seo Joon, a Bench global ambassador, speaks at a press conference at the Manila Peninsula, MakatI on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Photo by Vernise L Tantuco/Rappler

LOOK: Park Seo-joon is in Manila

Sep 27, 2019 - 4:05 PM

Are you heading to his fan meet?

HELLO, MANILA! The Korean actor arrives ahead of his engagements for local clothing line Bench. Photo from the Bench Instagram

LOOK: Korean star Jung Hae-in arrives in Manila

Sep 27, 2019 - 2:14 PM

The 'Something In The Rain' actor is in Manila for his 'Jung Hae In Asia Tour 2019' fan meet on Saturday, September 28

Lee Dong-wook is coming back to Manila

Sep 23, 2019 - 6:44 PM

'Goblin's' Grim Reaper is coming to town!

WELCOME BACK! The 'Grim Reaper' is scheduled to come back to Philippines shores. Screenshot from KTO Manila's Twitter

Korean actor Jang Ki-yong to visit Manila

Sep 20, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Ki-yong's first Manila fan event is happening in November 2019

Kim Tae-hee, Rain welcome second daughter

Sep 20, 2019 - 10:34 AM

Congratulations to the couple!

PARENTS OF TWO. Rain and Kim Tae-hee welcome their second daughter. Screengrabs from Instagram.com/rain_oppa, and Instagram.com/taehee35

Park Seo-joon is coming to Manila

Aug 27, 2019 - 6:51 PM

Mark your calendars!

PARK SEO-JOON. The actor is heading to Manila for a Bench event. Screenshot from Instagram.com/benchtm

Korean actor Lee Seung-gi to meet Filipino fans this October 2019

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:58 PM

(UPDATED) The 'My Girlfriend is a Gumiho' actor is dropping by Manila, one of the stops of his Asia fan meeting

FAN MEET. Lee Seung-gi is coming to Manila to meet his Filipino fans. Photo from Lee Seung-gi's official Instagram account

Park Hae-jin is coming to Manila

Jul 23, 2019 - 7:33 PM

The 'My Love from the Star' actor will be meeting his Filipino fans

OPPA. Park Hae Jin is coming to Manila. Screenshot from Instagram.com/mountain_movement

Korean star Jung Hae-in returns to Manila

Jul 06, 2019 - 12:36 PM

The 'Something in the Rain' actor is coming this September for another fan meet!

IN PHOTOS: A good day with Park Bo-gum

Jul 02, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Park Bo-gum's Manila meet – two months delayed – was every bit worth it

HELLO, MANILA. Park Bo-gum is stylish with any look, including this vintage ensemble. Photo by Nikko Dizon/Rappler

TIMELINE: The last 4 years of the Song-Song couple

Jun 27, 2019 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) Here’s a quick lookback at the story of 'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo

HIT DRAMA. One of many memorable scenes from the hit Korean drama 'Descendants of the Sun' that stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo. Photo from KBS World

Song Hye-kyo on divorce: 'Differences in personality'

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:42 AM

'We urge you to refrain from making scandalous posts and speculative comments,' says the actress' management

SONG-SONG. The two actors married in 2017 following the wildly popular 'Descendants of the Sun.' Photo from Song Kye-kyo's Instagram

'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song-Song couple file for divorce

Jun 27, 2019 - 9:21 AM

'I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably,' says Song Joong-ki, who filed for divorce on June 26

DIVORCE. Song Joong-ki files for divorce from wife Song Hye-kyo following months of speculation. Photo from Song Joong-ki's Instagram account

WATCH: Seo Kang-jun talks about acting and why Korean dramas are so popular

Jun 01, 2019 - 7:57 AM

Rappler also asks the Korean actor how he likes to unwind, and the places he'd like to visit in the Philippines

DREAM ROLE? Korean actor Seo Kang-jun answers questions on acting and more in this quick interview. Rappler screenshot

Song-Song fans celebrate as Song Joong-ki talks about wife, Song Hye-kyo

May 31, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Their Song-Song hearts are happy!

Here's everything that happened at Seo Kang-jun's first PH fan meet

May 29, 2019 - 9:30 AM

All the fun and kilig details right here!

SEO KANG-JUN. Korean actor Seo Kang-jun sings for his Filipino fans during his fan meeting on May 25 at the New Frontier Theater. All photos from CDM Entertainment

If his life were a movie, Seo Kang-jun says it would be about a guy who tried his best

May 25, 2019 - 11:15 AM

The 25-year-old Korean actor, who is on his first Philippine visit, also says he's humbled by the thought that he's considered as an 'international star'

FIRST TIME. Korean actor Seo Kang-jun says it's his first time visiting the Philippines. Screengrab from Rappler video.

Park Bo-gum postpones Manila fan meet due to recent earthquake

Apr 24, 2019 - 3:40 PM

‘I’ll pray for the Philippines,’ the Korean actor says in a tweet

PARK BO GUM. The Korean actor announces the postponement of his scheduled fan meet in Manila. Screenshot from Twitter.com/BOGUMMY

South Korean star Jung Joon-young also quits as K-pop sex scandal spreads

Mar 13, 2019 - 12:22 PM

'I admit to all my crimes,' Korean star Jung Joon-young says after announcing his immediate retirement

Seo Kang-jun is coming to Manila

Feb 25, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Will you be coming out to see him?

HELLO, MANILA. The 'Entourage' start is coming our way! Image courtesy of CDM Entertainment

Park Bo-gum is coming to Manila in 2019

Nov 27, 2018 - 6:24 PM

(UPDATED) The South Korean heartthrob is making his much-awaited visit this April!

Lee Jong-suk is coming to Manila

Aug 12, 2018 - 12:18 PM

Tickets go on sale September 16!

CRANK UP IN MANILA. Actor Lee Jong-suk will be on this side of the world for a fan meet in November. Screenshot from Lee Jong-suk's Instagram page

It's over for 'Goblin' star Lee Dong-wook and K-pop idol Suzy

Jul 02, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The agencies of the two Korean stars confirm the breakup

DONE. Lee Dong Wook and Suzy's respective agencies confirm the relationship is over. Screenshots from Instagram/@leedongwook_official/@skuukzky

Yook Sung-jae of 'Goblin' and BTOB is coming back to Manila

Jun 19, 2018 - 5:06 PM

He'll be meeting fans on July 13 at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City

HE'S BACK. Yook Sung-Jae returns to Manila for a fan greet. Image courtesy of Viu Philippines

Sandara Park, Nam Joo-hyuk to visit Manila in July

May 30, 2018 - 5:09 PM

The two Korean stars are coming for a meet-and-greet sponsored by clothing brand Penshoppe

Korean actor Jung Hae-in is coming to Manila!

Apr 23, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Are you looking forward to #SarangHaeInManila?

Image courtesy of CDM Entertainment

Korean actor Kim Woo Bin is diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer

May 24, 2017 - 10:10 PM

His agency Sidus HQ confirms that he has begun receiving drug treatment and radiation therapy