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  1. Actor Zo In-sung visits a Rohingya refugee camp located near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on Tuesday to attend the Handover Ceremony, supported by the Join Together Society and the Korea International Cooperation Agency. A total of 100,000 gas stoves have been provided to support the refugees. [KOICA]
  2. GB is Gangnam Blues. A few days ago marked its 4th year anniversary.
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j34pnMGlj24 cr: Lee_min_ho_333 _ Yuki
  4. 10 K-Dramas With The “Rich/Poor” Trope That Are Actually Good Ah, the epic “rich/poor” trope in K-drama land is just one part of the formula for an entertaining and dramatic series. It’s a trope that is pretty predictable, yet we can’t help but get sucked into it. There are obviously times when dramas fail to impress and we’re left with just a cliche K-drama that lacks depth, but I’m here to reveal some K-dramas that have this popular trope and are actually pretty good. Here’s a look at 10: Boys Over Flowers In terms of the rich/poor trope, “Boys Over Flowers” is a classic. It stars Lee Min Ho as Gu Joon Pyo, a really rich high school student who is a bit of a jerk, but he ends up falling in love with the daughter of a dry cleaning store, Geum Jan Di (Ku Hye Sun). Despite being from different backgrounds, the two end up falling in love with each other and it’s pretty enjoyable to watch. There’s something about seeing a poor girl get an epic makeover and being whisked off to a sandy beach that is so romantic. Although it’s an older series, it’s one that people will re-visit time and time again. It’s got charming characters and a whole lot of good-looking rich people doing crazy rich things. It’s fun living vicariously through fictitious K-drama characters sometimes! https://www.soompi.com/article/1287063wpp/10-k-dramas-richpoor-trope-actually-good
  5. Hi @CarolynH, thanks for sharing the video. Yup, I have seen some of the photos/videos. So far, I have not seen any spoiler yet.
  6. Minoz Official Fan Club Update 011619
  7. Minoz Official Fanclub Update 20190115 [Korea and China] D-day 100
  8. Hi @CallieP, thanks! Hi @CarolynH, I like this photo, too. Must be his boyish charms
  9. [LEE MIN HO] 8 Letters #EP4. One&Only (오직 단 하나) With English subs: https://www.vlive.tv/video/107515
  10. Lee Min-ho set for military discharge this year Some of Korean entertainment’s biggest stars including Lee Min-ho will be discharged this year after completing their military service. Korean superstar Lee Min-ho is one of the most-awaited actors this year. He started his alternative military service as a public service worker on May 12, 2017 at the Gangnam District Office in Seoul. He was exempted from being an active duty soldier due to severe injuries he suffered in a car accident in 2006. He will be discharged on April 25 although some reports stated that it will be on May 11. https://entertainment.mb.com.ph/2019/01/08/lee-min-ho-kim-soo-hyun-set-for-military-discharge-this-year/ (skipped unrelated)
  11. It's Boys Over Flowers 10th Year Anniversary! Minho has come a long way! *********************************************************** K-Drama Time Machine: Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum & Kim Joon Are Rich Boys We Want To Bring Home From Iconic Series “Boys Over Flowers” BOYS OVER FLOWERS PREMIERED 10 YEARS AGO ON KBS. LET’S TAKE A LOOK BACK ON THIS CLASSIC DRAMA FAVORITE AND REMINISCE ABOUT ALL THOSE PUPPY LOVE MOMENTS. The Korean adaptation of Hana Yori Dango captivated hearts all over the world and became an instant favorite across different countries. This drama also skyrocketed Lee Min Ho to fame. Several present day Korean stars were also introduced in this drama that spawned a fandom like no other. Lee Min Ho was a star in this drama, oozing with leading man charisma. He annoys the viewers by his arrogant attitude, but he ultimately turned into a lovable and adorable little boy. Lee Min Ho has an aristocratic air about him that convinces the audience that his family literally swims in money. And yet we can laugh at him, make fun of his silliness and finally, admire him for being honest about his feelings. https://www.hellokpop.com/review/k-drama-time-machine-boys-over-flowers/ (skipped unrelated) ******************************************************************* 19 Korean Dramas That Will Turn 10 This 2019 #3 BOYS OVER FLOWERS The year 2009 brought the F4 phenomenon on high once again when South Korea, via KBS2, released its live adaptation of the highly popular manga Hana Yori Dango titled Boys Over Flowers. It led to a another Korean Wave, positioning its cast members Ku Hye Sun, Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, Kim Joon, and Kim So Eun at the center of the wave and as household names, not only in South Korea, but all over Asia. Despite the familiar and cliché story of Boys Over Flowers and the drama being the third live adaptation of the manga following Taiwan’s Meteor Garden and Japan’s Hana Yori Dango, it received high viewership rating from its premiere on January 5, 2009 to its final episode on March 29, 2009, averaging 25 to 28 percent. It was broadcast in other countries such as the Philippines, Malaysia, Canada, Puerto Rico, and more, where it also enjoyed immense popularity. Boys Over Flowers is often credited for catapulting the mainstream popularity of its leads especially its lead actor Lee Min Ho who played Gu Jun Pyo. https://www.hellokpop.com/kdrama/korean-dramas-turn-10-2019/ (skipped unrelated)
  12. Stars Who Will Be Discharged From The Military In 2019 Many top celebrities who are currently serving in the military are due to finish their service in 2019! While it felt as if the time would never pass, fans are excited to hear that their long wait is coming to an end. Lee Min Ho Lee Min Ho will be discharged on April 25. Due to a car accident in the past, Lee Min Ho had to place an iron rod in his leg. Due to this history, he served as a public service worker at the Gangnam District Office and is currently serving at a social welfare center in the neighborhood of Suseo. https://www.soompi.com/article/1287201wpp/stars-will-discharged-military-2019
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