JUNGSU, a new hip-hop and R&B musician who made his debut in April 2019, released his new hit single “Need Ya Now” on July 7, 2020, at 7 PM (Pacific Standard Time). Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, he moved to Los Angeles and lived there at the age of 8. He had his first encounter with rap in an 8th-grade mathematics class, where his teacher asked them to memorize the value of Pi (π). Who would have thought that one day, it will bring him to where he is now?
GoodInfoNet—an online platform that focuses on supporting local businesses and provides a space for positivity— is launching in the Philippines.
International phenomenon and China’s top idol LAY (Lay Zhang) heads straight to No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums Philippines with the release of his latest EP, LIT.
“Sweet Munchies,” a food-themed healing drama, features an atypical love triangle between Jung Il Woo (“49 Days,” “Haechi”) as Park Jin Sung, Kang Jiyoung (former KARA member) as Kim Ah Jin, and Lee Hak Joo (“A World of Married Couple”) as Kang Tae Wan.
A love potion bubble tea, two handsome young men, and the woman caught in between; these are the elements of the latest Viu Original from Thailand that mixes a chaotic love triangle formula with Asian supernatural beliefs.
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.
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.
When My Love Blooms, the newest romance drama by tvN, premiered last weekend and the ratings show it did not disappoint. Its first episode received an average rating of 5.4%, claiming the top spot in its time slot across cable channels.