East Coast Beaches Start To Open For Summer

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East Coast Beaches Start to Open for Summer
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East Coast Beaches Start to Open for Summer

Ninety-three beaches along the east coast of Gangwon Province are opening their doors to welcome holidaymakers this summer.

Donghae opened six beaches in the city on Wednesday including Mangsang Beach. Gangneung, Sokcho, and Yangyang will open their beaches on Friday, and Samcheok and Goseong on July 14. They aim to attract 30 million visitors, up 5 million from last year, and will stay open until Aug. 20.

Various events are planned to entertain holidaymakers visiting the region. Beach volleyball and soccer competitions will take place in Mangsang Beach from July 21, and a rock festival on July 30.

Summer Bookings for Han River Campsites Start
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Summer Bookings for Han River Campsites Start

In a sign that summer has arrived, city officials in Seoul on Friday began taking bookings for public campsites along the Han River in Seoul.

The campsites are very popular summer getaway destinations among city residents, with tents set up for campers' convenience.

This year the campsites will be available from July 7 to Aug. 20. A total of 430 tents will be provided: 200 in Yeouido, 130 in Ttukseom, and 100 in Jamwon. The fees are W25,000 on weekends and holidays, and W15,000 on weekdays (US$1=W1,123).

New girl group Good Day open up official Twitter account and start teasing for their debut!
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New girl group Good Day open up official Twitter account and start teasing for their debut!

Good Day is gearing up for their hot debut!

On July 6, the new girl group by C9 Entertainment opened up an official Twitter account and shared their first teaser images. Out of the 10 members, Genie and Nayoon are first to greet fans in beautiful cuts. The photos also reveal that Good Day is debuting with ''Morning'' on August 31. 

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Stay tuned for more on Good Day!

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Park Shin Hye is gorgeous in the Maldives for a summer photoshoot with 'InStyle'
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Park Shin Hye is gorgeous in the Maldives for a summer photoshoot with 'InStyle'

Actress Park Shin Hye recently posed for 'InStyle' from the beautiful Soneva Jani resort in the Maldives.

Overlooking the clear blue waters, the actress struck dynamic poses wearing a trendy camo printed dress to diving into the sea for a swim, while soaking up the sun on the sandy beach.

SEE ALSO: Park Shin Hye to donate all profits from her fanmeeting tour

Park Shin Hye commented in an interview, "I would like to focus on the smaller aspects when it comes to storytelling in acting. Like film 'Very Ordinary Couple' for an example.  I want to star in a plot where I get to portray the various emotions dealt in a complex relationship," describing her ambitious take for her next possible role.

Nam Tae Hyun to hold first fan meeting in Japan this summer
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Nam Tae Hyun to hold first fan meeting in Japan this summer

Former WINNER memberNam Tae Hyun will be greeting Japanese fans this summer at his first official fan meeting/concert since his depart from the group.

According to an entertainment affiliate, Nam Tae Hyun will be holding a fan meeting in Tokyo, Japan, this July. Not only will this be an opportunity for the star to interact with fans after along hiatus, but it will also set the stage for him to demonstrate his new musical act.

The former idol has formed an indie band namedSouth Buyers Club, and they'll be releasing a single titled"Hug Me" on May 26, followed by his EP album next month which Nam Tae Hyun wrote, composed, and produced himself.