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  • Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk laid to rest

    November 2, 2017 5:25 AM 156

    The funeral ceremony of actor Kim Joo-hyuk, who passed away in a car accident Monday, took place Thursday at the Asan Medical Center in southeastern Seoul. The private ceremony was held at 10 a.m. and was attended by Kim's surviving family, close friends and staff at the actor's longtime management agency Namoo Actors. A video clip featuring snippets

  • Newlywed Song Joong Ki pays last respects to Kim Joo Hyuk

    November 2, 2017 1:21 AM 125

    SEOUL - The wedding of the year in South Korean entertainment coincided, unhappily, with a funeral this week. On Wednesday (Nov 1), newlywed actor Song Joong Ki made an unexpected, sombre appearance at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul to pay his last respects to actor Kim Joo Hyuk, said South Korean reports. Song had tied the knot with actress Song Hye Kyo at The Shilla

  • How the Chinese media invaded the Song-Song wedding and made it less than private

    November 1, 2017 10:16 AM 119

    SEOUL - On the day China and South Korea agreed to end a dispute over the deployment of an American missile defence system in the South, the Chinese media invaded K-drama stars Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki's highly-anticipated wedding. Although the star-studded ceremony in the garden of Yeong Bin Gwan at The Shilla hotel in Seoul on Tuesday (Oct 31) was a closed-door

  • Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo tie the knot

    November 1, 2017 10:12 AM 161

    South Korea's triple-A celebrities Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who co-starred in the smash-hit KBS TV drama "Descendants of the Sun" in 2016, tied the knot at The Shilla Seoul on Tuesday. The groom, 32, and the bride, 35, held a private wedding in the banquet annex Yeong Bin Gwan at the hotel in Jung-gu. There was tight security as dozens of security

  • Korean stars Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo got married. Here's what they wore

    November 1, 2017 10:12 AM 124

    Renowned South Korean stars Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki looked to Dior for their wedding on Oct 31. The couple wore matching creations from the French fashion house to tie the knot in Seoul. Hye Kyo wore a breathtakingly beautiful dress epitomising the unique savoir-faire that Dior's haute couture ateliers are rightfully famed for. Joong Ki, on the other

  • Choi Si-won not to be part of Super Junior’s comeback

    November 1, 2017 7:34 AM 106

    Choi Si-won, member of K-pop group Super Junior, will not be participating in the promotional activities for its eighth studio album “Play,” his agency Label SJ announced on Tuesday. Choi’s agency apologized for disappointing many fans who held high expectations for Super Junior‘s comeback. Choi is said to have participated in the recording of the new album

  • Official wedding photos of Song couple released

    November 1, 2017 4:52 AM 133

    SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo tied the knot in a tightly guarded private ceremony that nevertheless was the target of heated media attention on Tuesday (Oct 31). Their agencies Blossom Entertainment and UAA Entertainment released official wedding photos on Tuesday night after the celebrations. The photos

  • Song Hye-kyo's $12,200 wedding bouquet said to cost more than her ring

    November 1, 2017 4:20 AM 272

    Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo tied the knot in a private ceremony on Oct 31, but that did not stop photos from leaking onto social media. Fans got more than a glimpse of what was happening at the wedding, almost in real time, under the hashtag #SongSongCouple. Hye-kyo wore a long-sleeved white Dior gown with a plunging neck detail, possibly a custom-made

  • Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo wed in private ceremony

    November 1, 2017 3:33 AM 120

    Life imitated art as actors Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who starred as romantic leads in the hit drama series “Descendants of the Sun,” married in a private ceremony in Seoul on Tuesday. Drone camera photos taken by Chinese media outlets showed groom Song Joong-ki in a black tuxedo and bride Song Hye-kyo in a white dress with a squared neckline

  • Delicious! Malaysian beauty queen will wear a nasi lemak gown for the Miss Universe 2017 pageant

    October 31, 2017 9:23 AM 115

    KUALA LUMPUR: Miss Universe Malaysia Samantha Katie James will be competing in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant in a gown with a completely Malaysian flavour. She will be draped, literally, in our favourite dish - nasi lemak, with all the condiments, sambal, ikan bilis, and a half-boiled egg, on a leafy daun pisang. Elle Malaysia, in its report, said the gown, which