Heat And Drought Send Fruit Prices Soaring

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Heat and Drought Send Fruit Prices Soaring
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Heat and Drought Send Fruit Prices Soaring

The price of fruit is highest in four years due to prolonged drought and unusually hot weather since last year.

According to Statistics Korea, the fruit price index for May reached 118.15, the highest since May 2013. The index is based on the market price of 15 favorite fruits such as apples, pears, grapes and strawberries. The mean of 100 represents the average base figure set in 2015.

In November last year it stood at an affordable 96.79, but it has soared because yields of apples and pears were poor due to record hot weather.

Send Your Love And Support To Your Favorite Stars Through iSTAR!
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Send Your Love And Support To Your Favorite Stars Through iSTAR!

Soompiers, would you like to deliver your love and support to your favorite stars?

Many Korean fans have shown their love and support to their favorite stars through such things like birthday celebration billboards and public transportation advertisements.

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Despite wanting to cheer on your favorite stars, you might have thought it would be difficult to do from overseas, right? You may not have time to visit Korea, you may not understand Korean, and you might not know how to show your support for your favorite stars.

Home Prices Surge in Big Cities, Jeju
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Home Prices Surge in Big Cities, Jeju

Residential property prices have risen more than four percent, the fastest clip since 2007, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Thursday.

Prices in the southern port city of Busan and the resort island of Jeju also grew steeply, but in smaller cities they tumbled, especially southeastern industrial towns that have been hit hard by the economic slump and the shipbuilding crisis.

Based on an analysis of the prices of 12.4 million apartments and 3.96 million detached houses, the ministry said average home prices rose 4.44 percent nationwide, up for a fourth year, though the increase slowed a little since last year's 5.97 percent.

VIXX's Hongbin, Ahn Bo Hyun, and more send over cute greetings from the set of 'Wednesday 3:30 PM'
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VIXX's Hongbin, Ahn Bo Hyun, and more send over cute greetings from the set of 'Wednesday 3:30 PM'

The cast of upcoming SBS Plus drama 'Wednesday 3:30 PM' sent over a cute introduction clip from the filming set!

Actress Cha Jung Won in the role of Nayeon, actor Lee Too Chul in the role of Taekyung, VIXX's Hongbin in the role of Jaewon, and actor Ahn Bo Hyun in the role of Seunggyu greeted fans warmly from the sunlit set, poking fun and making a few blunders here and there.

The drama tells the story of a woman who gets dumped, and decides to use a close male friend to try to get her boyfriend back. It's set to air some time in June, but will be broadcast through tv streaming platform oksusu beginning May 31. Say hello to the cast below!

EXO Brought The Heat To LA With EXO PLANET #3 -The EXO’rdium
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EXO Brought The Heat To LA With EXO PLANET #3 -The EXO’rdium

EXO-L’s were fortunate to have EXO PLANET #3 -The EXO’rdium concert make stops at three locations in North America thanks to My Music Taste. It had been over a year since EXO visited last, and we were going through some serious withdrawal! We caught the tour in Los Angeles at The Forum and the night couldnt have been more magical! Here are our fave moments.

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As we walked around the venue before the concert, we couldn’t help but notice all the beautiful fan attire! The most popular items seemed to be floral headbands and mouse ears. (Someone show us how to make these!) Everyone was repping their biases and an overwhelming amount of EXO jerseys filled the space. As soon as we entered the venue, the whole stadium was lit up with EXO lightsticks. It was a great day to be an EXO-L!