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Superstar K 2016 Judges

K-WAVE - Aug 24, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Superstar K Returns With New Rules and Judges

“Superstar K,” South Korea's longest-running TV talent show series will return with its eighth season with not only a new title and design logo, but also revised competition format and a new set of judges. These changes are done in hopes of bringing back the show's popularity.

Uhm Tae Woong

K-WAVE - Aug 24, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

KeyEast Denies Sexual Assault Allegations Against Uhm Tae Woong

It was revealed that on August 23, actor Uhm Tae Woong was summoned by the Bundang Police Station on alleged sexual assault.

There has been a rumor on the possibility of President Park declaring martial law to contain the political crisis that her administration is facing right now.

Korea - Aug 23, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Pres. Park Says North Korea Shows 'Serious Cracks' in its Regime

On August 22, South Korean President Park Geun Hye said that North Korea has started to present signs of “serious cracks” within its regime including a series of defections by influential people from the North.

Visitors look across to the north side of the border in front of a map showing the demilitarized zone (DMZ)

Korea - Aug 23, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

DPRK Warns of Pre-emptive Nuke Strike Over Joint US-SK Military Drill

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday warned to heighten a “pre-emptive nuclear strike” on South Korea and the United States in response to the two allies' annual military drill that intends protect South Korea from Pyongyang's possible military aggression.

IOI's Kim So Hye

K-WAVE - Aug 23, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

IOI Kim So Hye's Agency Warns Netizens Against Spreading False Rumors

IOI Kim So Hye's agency warned the public that they will be taking legal actions against malicious rumors that some netizens spread, which include mean, virulent, and false internet comments.

Super Junior's Kyuhyun

K-WAVE - Aug 23, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Super Junior's Kyuhyun to Postpone Activities Due to Vocal Cord Nodules

Super Junior's maknae, Kyuhyun, will be taking a break temporarily due to vocal cord nodules, or lumps on one's vocal cords.

Yeon Jae Son of Korea

Korea - Aug 23, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Son Yeon Jae Tokyo 2020; No Plans Yet, Proud of Her Rio Olympics Achievement

After falling short of becoming the first Asian to bring home an Olympic medal in rhythmic gymnastics at the recently-concluded Rio Olympics, Son Yeon Jae is still proud of herself for enduring through previous hardships and beating the odds to become the highest-ranked Asian in the history of the sport. She placed fourth behind bronze medalist Ganna Rizatdinova of Ukraine.

Park In-Bee

Korea - Aug 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

LPGA Star Park In-Bee Wins Gold in Rio, Writes Historic Career Grand Slam

Despite the injuries that haunt her during the first part of the year, LPGA star Park In-Bee still managed to overcome hurdles and climbed her way back to the top, winning the gold medal in the women's golf tournament at 16-under against top-seeded Lydia Ko at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.

South Korea blasts anti-North propaganda following North Korea's reported hydrogen bomb testing.

Korea - Aug 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SK on Full Alert After Reports of Possible NK Provocations

A government source said on Sunday that North Korea may carry out some kind of provocation in light of the high-profile defection of a high-ranking diplomat and the joint military defense preparations of South Korea and the United States.

All 5 members of Big Bang to guest on ‘Infinity Challenge’ this month.

K-WAVE - Aug 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Big Bang Celebrates 10th Anniversary with 65,000 Concert Attendees

K-Pop idol group Big Bang successfully held a concert entitled “0 To 10” in celebration of their 10th year anniversary at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on August 20. The 65,000 attendees, mostly VIPs from South Korea and other countries (the group's fan club name) and some celebrities, prove just how popular and well-loved the group is.

Sulli and Hara

K-WAVE - Aug 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Sulli Deletes Controversial “Lolita” Photo with Hara on Instagram

Former f(x) member Sulli is in a controversy yet again for a photo with former Kara member Hara that she posted on her Instagram account.

North Korea has put its own satellite into orbit despite warnings from South Korea, United States. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Korea - Aug 22, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Seongju Residents Agree to 'Plan B' Concerning THAAD Deployment

On Sunday, local residents of Seongju-gun, North Gyeongsang Province have finally reached a consensus to ask the Defense Ministry to study another location aside from Seongsan-Ri to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.

Suwon, Korea

Korea - Aug 20, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Seongju Residents Close to Considering ‘Plan B’ of THAAD Location

On August 19, residents of Seongju-gun, the target venue of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, expressed that they might consider the government’s plan to place the defense system to a less populated area in the county if the residents reach a consensus.

Son Yeon jae

Korea - Aug 20, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Son Yeon Jae Reaches the Finals in Rhythmic Gymnastics at Rio Olympics

On August 19, South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae got emotional after qualifying for the finals, her second consecutive Olympic all-around finals.

Girls' Generation Tiffany

K-WAVE - Aug 20, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SNSD’s Tiffany Leave Variety Show, Gets Replaced as a Cosmetics Brand Model

It seems like the recent controversy involving SNSD’s Tiffany left a hard impact on the singer’s career, and things are not looking okay.

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