Final Year Healthcare Costs Soar

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Final-Year Healthcare Costs Soar
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Final-Year Healthcare Costs Soar

Healthcare costs in the last year of people's life has more than tripled over the last decade, according to a report published by the National Health Insurance Service on Sunday.

In 2015, an adult over 40 or more spent W15.95 million in the final year of their life, which translates to W1.33 million per month (US$1=W1,130).

The costs have risen sharply from W4.70 million a year or W391,000 per month in 2005.

Source:english.chosun.com/si...

SISTAR To Officially Disband After Final Album's Release: 7-Year Jinx Hits Another Girl Group Once More
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SISTAR To Officially Disband After Final Album's Release: 7-Year Jinx Hits Another Girl Group Once More

Tuesday was a sad day for all SISTAR fans. Their comeback album to be released by the end of the month will be the girl group's final one before they disband.

As reported by All Kpop, SISTAR's disbandment was confirmed in a statement by their agency Starship Entertainment on Tuesday, May 23. In their statement, the agency revealed that SISTAR will be officially disbanding after the release of their final album.

"SISTAR's disbandment is a very disappointing and a painful thing, but we believe that it is the best to support the road that each member wants," said Starship Entertainment. "We will be doing our best to support the members' futures."

[Spoiler] Added final episodes 15 and 16 captures for the Korean drama 'Strong Woman Do Bong-soon'
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[Spoiler] Added final episodes 15 and 16 captures for the Korean drama 'Strong Woman Do Bong-soon'

Added final episodes 15 and 16 captures for the Korean drama "Strong Woman Do Bong-soon" (2017)

Directed by Lee Hyeong-min

Written by Baek Mi-kyeong

With Park Bo-young, Hyung Sik, Ji Soo, An Woo-yeon, Shim Hye-jin, Yoo Jae-myeong,...

16 episodes - Fri, Sat 23:00

This fantasy action comedy drama depicts the stories representing the voice of women with the protagonist Do Bong-soon, a strong woman, in the centre of the stories.

Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2017/02/24

Suzy will be MC-ing at the 'Baeksang Arts Awards' for the 2nd year in a row
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Suzy will be MC-ing at the 'Baeksang Arts Awards' for the 2nd year in a row

Suzy will be MC-ing again for the '52nd Baeksang Arts Awards'!

From 2010 to 2015, actress Kim Ah Joong worked with Shin Dong Yup as MCs. However, Suzy took over last year, replacing the usual 3-MC system to a 2-MC system. Suzy has been chosen to MC  for the show once again, and while unconfirmed, it's also likely that Shin Dong Yup will also be taking up his usual spot.

SEE ALSO: Suzy shows off her sexy side for 'Dazed Korea'

The awards will take place on May 3.

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Whisper Viewership Ratings Soar As It Surpasses Its Previous Record
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Whisper Viewership Ratings Soar As It Surpasses Its Previous Record

SBSs Whisper is killing it in the ratings game. On April 19, Nielsen Korea announced that the drama recorded an impressive 16 percent in its viewership ratings. This is 1 percent higher than the previous episode.

“Whisper” starring Lee Bo Young and Lee Sang Yoon follows a corruption scandal at Taebaek Law Firm. The drama has been receiving a lot of love for its unpredictable plot line and chemistry between co-stars.

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