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LISTEN: Kang Daniel's hit EP 'Cyan'

Apr 01, 2020 - 2:25 PM

The K-pop star's latest EP hits no. 1 on iTunes Top Albums charts shortly after its release

KANG DANIEL. The K-pop star releases a new EP, 'Cyan.' Photo courtesy of Sony Music

BTS drops 'Map of the Soul: 7,' 'kinetic manifesto film' for lead single

Feb 21, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Plus! There's a Spotify-exclusive 'enhanced' album that includes commentary from the group

NEW ALBUM. BTS drops a new album. Image courtesy of Big Hit/Spotify release

K-pop group EXO's appearance at PH beauty brand event canceled

Feb 05, 2020 - 9:16 PM

Nature Republic Philippines says the group's appearance at a February 22 event will not push through due to the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus

MANILA CONCERT. EXO's 'Planet #5' show is heading to the SM Mall of Asia this weekend. Photo from EXO's Facebook page

WATCH: WINNER performs Sarah Geronimo's 'Tala'

Jan 25, 2020 - 8:45 PM

Not even the K-pop boy band is spared from the phenomenon of 'Tala'

DANCE CRAZE. WINNER dances to Sarah Geronimo's viral hit 'Tala' at their Manila concert on January 25. Screenshot from Twitter.com/MOAArena

LOOK: WINNER in Manila for Cross Tour

Jan 25, 2020 - 12:50 PM

The K-pop group performs at the Mall of Asia Arena on January 25

WINNER. The K-pop group arrives in Manila as part of their Cross Tour. Screenshot from Facebook.com/OfficialYGWinner

Girls' Generation's Tiffany Young to serenade Filipino fans

Jan 23, 2020 - 9:32 PM

Are you going to Tiffany's first-ever fan meeting in Manila?

TIFFANY YOUNG. Girls' Generations' Tiffany Young is set to serenade her Filipino fans on Saturday, January 25. Photo from Tiffany Young's Instagram account

Pinoy songwriters co-write in BTS' new single 'Black Swan'

Jan 18, 2020 - 10:45 AM

Vince Nantes and August Rigo co-wrote the K-pop group's latest release

BTS. The K-pop sensations release their new single 'Black Swan,' co-written by Filipino songwriters Vince Nantes and August Rigo. Screenshot from Twitter.com/bts_bighit

BIGBANG to perform at Coachella 2020

Jan 03, 2020 - 12:47 PM

The annual music festival releases their full lineup, which includes Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, and Frank Ocean

BIGBANG. The K-pop boy band is set to make a comeback at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April 2020. Screenshots from Facebook.com/BIGBANG

'Running Man' is coming to Manila in 2020

Dec 30, 2019 - 12:16 PM

Manila is the show's first stop in 2020

RUNNING MAN. The show comes to Manila in 2020. Screengrab from Happee Hour on YouTube

HIGHLIGHTS: SuJu gives Filipino fans an amazing yearend with 'Super Show 8'

Dec 26, 2019 - 10:58 AM

The Mall of Asia Arena turns sapphire blue as one of the biggest K-pop group returns to Manila

SUPER SHOW. Super Junior returns to the Philippines for 'Super Show 8.' Photo by Gracia Lualhati/Rappler

Red Velvet's Wendy injured after falling offstage during SBS Gayo Daejeon rehearsals

Dec 25, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Red Velvet's agency SM Entertainment cancels the girl group's performance at the music festival following the incident

WENDY. The Red Velvet singer is being treated for injuries after falling off stage during rehearsals. Screenshot from Facebook.com/RedVelvet

BTS to hold tour in April 2020

Dec 24, 2019 - 2:01 PM

Does this mean a comeback is coming sooner than we think?

BTS, EXO most tweeted about K-pop groups in PH for 2019

Dec 13, 2019 - 8:22 PM

In 3rd place is BLACKPINK! Did your favorite group make it to Twitter Philippines' list?

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

G-Dragon to release Air Force 1 collab with Nike

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:47 PM

Behold, 'Para-noise'

BTS's Jungkook investigated over car crash

Nov 04, 2019 - 2:59 PM

(UPDATED) Both the singer and the taxi driver were treated for minor injuries

GOLDEN MAKNAE. BTS member Jungkook figures in a car accident involving the violation of a traffic law, according to police. Image from Jungkook's official fanstagram

Super Junior coming back to Manila for 'Super Show 8'

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:27 PM

Mark your calendars – December 15, 2019

SUPER SHOW. Super Junior members pose with their Filipino fans to conclude the Manila leg of their Super Show 7 World Tour, Saturday, June 30. File photo from Siwon Choi's Twitter

BIGBANG member G-Dragon discharged from military service

Oct 26, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Now, I'll do my best in my main business. I will return to my job and be faithful to my work,' says G-Dragon after completing his 18-month mandatory military service

'Kingdom' returns for a second season in March 2020

Oct 25, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The zombie k-drama continues!

KINGDOM. The zombie k-drama is returning for a new season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

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

K-pop star Sulli found dead

Oct 14, 2019 - 5:17 PM

(UPDATED) The actress debuted as a member of the girl group f(x)

GONE TOO SOON. Sulli, formerly of f(x) is found dead in her home. Photo from Sulli's Instagram

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

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

WINNER is coming back to Manila in 2020

Sep 20, 2019 - 5:17 PM

The K-pop group is making a stop in the country as part of their 'Cross Tour'

WINNER. The K-pop group is headed to Manila as part of their 'Cross Tour'. Photo from Facebook.com/OfficialYGWINNER

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

Momoland to donate concert earnings to kids in Antipolo

Sep 13, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The South Korean girl group will be performing in 'Good Friends in Manila,' alongside former Wanna One members Ha Sung Woon and Kim Jae Hwan

MOMOLAND. The K-pop group, seen here in a press conference in August 2018, is performing in concert in October 2019. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Kang Daniel is coming to Manila

Sep 06, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The former Wanna One member is set to meet his Filipino fans

KANG DANIEL. The K-Pop star is set to meet his Filipino fans. Screenshot from Facebook.com/AllAccessProdPH

WINNER, MAMAMOO, and more K-pop stars headed to PH for Rainbows in Asia Music Festival

Aug 31, 2019 - 2:21 PM

The festival will be hosted by Sandara Park

WINNER. The K-pop boy band will be returning to the Philippines for the Rainbows in Asia Music Festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/OfficialYGWINNER

K-pop star Seungri accused of illicit gambling

Aug 28, 2019 - 3:48 PM

The former BIGBANG member was questioned by police for illicit overseas gambling, the latest step after his retirement in March due to prostitution claims

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

K-pop group SEVENTEEN to perform in Manila

Aug 27, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Carats, are you ready? SEVENTEEN brings their ‘Ode To You’ tour to Manila on February 2020.

K-pop superstars BTS to take 'long-term break'

Aug 12, 2019 - 11:33 AM

The group is set to take their 'first official long-term break since their debut'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 15, 2019 South Korean boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, pose on the red carpet at the 28th Seoul Music Awards in Seoul. - The seven-piece South Korean boy band, whose world tour "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself", came to Paris for two nights late last week, after a string of sold-out shows in Los Angeles, Chicago and London's iconic Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

EXO adds second Manila show

Aug 09, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Filipino EXO-Ls now have another day to catch the K-pop group in concert

EXO. The boy band has added another show to their Manila stop. Screenshot from Instagram.com/weareone.exo

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

Confirmed: TWICE's Jihyo, Kang Daniel are dating

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:59 PM

It's official!

DATING. The K-pop stars are official. Images from JYP and KONNECT

LOOK: Ji Chang-wook is now a Bench endorser

Aug 03, 2019 - 12:12 PM

The 'Healer' star is the newest face of the retail giant

BENCH ENDORSER. Ji Chang Wook models for Bench's fragrance line. Screenshot from Instagram.com/benchtm

Beginner's guide: The K-drama starter pack

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM

This starter pack is from one newbie to another. Are you ready to spare 16 to 20 hours of your life for a K-drama?

WATCH: BTS leads UNICEF's #EndViolence campaign

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:26 PM

The K-pop group stars in a campaign launched on International Friendship Day

Cha Eun-woo is coming to Manila


Jul 25, 2019 - 11:34 AM

Another oppa is headed to town!

CHA EUN WOO. The Korean star is coming to Manila. Photo courtesy of Wilbros Live

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

TWICE member Mina withdraws from tour due to 'extreme anxiety'

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:32 PM

'Mina is currently struggling with extreme anxiety and insecurity and will not be attending the TWICELIGHTS world tour 2019,' JYP Entertainment says in a statement

Deported K-pop star Steve Yoo may be allowed to return home

Jul 11, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Steve Yoo, also known as Yoo Seung-jun, was barred from South Korea for avoiding military service in 2002

Kangin exits Super Junior

Jul 11, 2019 - 5:10 PM

The 34-year-old bids goodbye to the iconic K-pop group

GOODBYE. Kangin officially leaves Super Junior but will stay on with SM Entertainment. Photo from Kangin's Instagram

EXO is coming back to Manila

Jul 09, 2019 - 9:03 PM

Who's excited?

EXO. Korean-pop boyband EXO during 'The ElyXiOn' concert in Manila. Screenshot from Twitter.com/@MOAArena

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!

K-pop band Day6 is coming back to Manila

Jul 03, 2019 - 11:51 AM

The boys are coming back this November for their 'Gravity' world tour

K-pop fans are creative, dedicated and social – we should take them seriously

Jul 02, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Contrary to common perception, most fans are not socially withdrawn nerds – because the social aspect of K-pop fandom is central to being a true fan

DEDICATION. Fans of Korean pop music attend a convention, called Kcon, that brings together some of the most popular pop bands from Korea on June 23, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. File photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP