WebTVAsia and YouTube announced “ONE LOVE ASIA” in support of UNICEF

WebTVAsia and YouTube announced “ONE LOVE ASIA”, a star-studded concert in support of UNICEF, featuring a stellar lineup of celebrities, artists, public figures, and YouTube creators across Asia, to be live-streamed exclusively on One Love Asia’s official YouTube channel on May 27, 2020.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “The Beauty Inside”

Top actress Han Se Gye is (Seo Hyun Jin) known for suddenly disappearing at a certain time each month — leaving her commitments, canceling schedules, and whatnots. While some may call her a troublemaker, or just someone who doesn’t care about what people think of her, Han Se Gye actually has a bigger reason and an even bigger secret regarding her sudden disappearances; the actress’ overall appearance changes into a different person each time each month.

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ABS-CBN Books launches “Hello Hallyu,” the very first local-based fan book on Korean culture

The Korean wave or Hallyu refers to the popularity of Korean culture globally, which started in the 1990s. The Philippines, of course, was not spared from this trend, and has now fully embraced all forms of Hallyu—K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, K-fashion, and even K-food. But while Korean culture spread like wildfire in the whole country, we never really understood how it began, how it grew, and how big is its impact now in our own culture.

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Korean Drama Recommendation: “The Girl Who Can See Smells”

If you’re looking for something to watch after “Memorist,” but with an added romcom genre, can try “The Girl Who Can See Smells.”

“The Girls Who Can See Smells” (also known as “Sensory Couple”) is about a cheerful girl name Oh Cho Rim (played by Shin Se Kyung) who suddenly gains the ability to see scents — a form of synesthesia — and a stoic police inspector named Choi Moo Gak (Park Yoochun) who lost his sense of taste and smell, and is also unable to feel pain — similar to the rare genetic disorder called CIPA.

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