Big Bangs T O P Will No Longer Be Able To Serve As A Conscripted Policeman

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Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to serve as a conscripted policeman
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Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to serve as a conscripted policeman

Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to continue his mandatory military service duties as a conscripted policeman.

According to police officials on July 31, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Department deemed the idol star was unfit to resume his military services as a conscripted policeman upon reviewing his reinstatement, due to his current health situation and the public stance.

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Celebrities no longer able to enlist as a conscripted policeman following T.O.P's marijuana scandal
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Celebrities no longer able to enlist as a conscripted policeman following T.O.P's marijuana scandal

Conscripted policeman will no longer be an option for celebrities' when enlisting in the military.

According to Yonhap News on July 24, the conscripted policeman system will be entirely abolished in the year 2023. The system will be put to an end step by step over the years, and the celebrity conscripted policeman will be the first to be abolished. The police will no longer be choosing a celebrity as conscripted policeman starting 2018. 

It's explained that applications by celebrities for conscripted policeman significantly increased, leading to complaints and criticism about celebrity military enlistment. According to the report, the recent marijuana scandal with Big Bang's T.O.P is assumed to have influenced the decision on the abolishment. 

BIGBANGs T.O.P Loses Position As Conscripted Policeman
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BIGBANGs T.O.P Loses Position As Conscripted Policeman

BIGBANG’s T.O.P has lost his position as a conscripted policeman.

Korean news reported on July 31 that the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency recently held a committee meeting to determine if T.O.P was fit to return to service as a conscripted policeman. In the end, the final decision was that T.O.P is unfit to resume service in his previous position; according to reports, the police department will put in a request to the Army headquarters for a new position for T.O.P.

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Kyuhyun Military Enlistment: Youngest Super Junior Member Will Serve As Social Worker Following Tragic Accident In 2007
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Kyuhyun Military Enlistment: Youngest Super Junior Member Will Serve As Social Worker Following Tragic Accident In 2007

Some fans might not be ready not to see Kyuhyun for 21 months. However, as a good civilian, Kyuhyun has to fulfill his duty to be enlisted in the military. Considering severe injury he got from a car accident back in 2007, Kyuhyun will not undergo normal military training. The youngest Super Junior member will serve as a social worker instead given his history.

On April 24, SM Entertainment has announced Kyuhyun's departure date to the military. The agency stated that he will be heading to Nonsan Military Camp on May 25. According to Korea Boo, Kyuhyun was rated as level 4 candidate in his military evaluations because of a car accident in 2007 that resulted in a severe injury.

Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest
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Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest

Film director Park Chan-wook will serve on the jury for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which is set to kick off next month.

Park is the fourth Korean to sit on the jury at Cannes after film director Shin Sang-ok in 1994, film director Lee Chang-dong in 2009 and actress Jeon Do-yeon in 2014.

Acclaimed Spanish film director Pedro Almodvar was named as the president of the jury. The eight member jury also includes American actors Will Smith and Jessica Chastain and Chinese actress Fan Bingbing,