Kakao Bank Off To A Rollicking Start

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Kakao Bank Off to a Rollicking Start
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Kakao Bank Off to a Rollicking Start

The co-CEOs of Kakao Bank give a presentation at the launch in Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

Korea's second Internet-only bank Kakao Bank was off to a roaring start when it opened its virtual doors on Thursday morning.

Customers' response was overwhelming, with 280,000 downloading the bank's smartphone app, 20,000 deposit accounts with over W36 billion opened and W14.1 billion extended in loans on the first day of business (US$1=W1,115). So many customers accessed the website on the first day that the computer system froze temporarily.

Park Bo Gum and Irene to MC Music Bank World Tour in Jakarta
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Park Bo Gum and Irene to MC Music Bank World Tour in Jakarta

Park Bo Gum and Irene will reunite once again to MC Music Bank World Tours stop in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The pairing became incredibly popular for their amazing chemistry while hosting the show, and now fans get to see even more of them!

They have already been confirmed to MC the Singapore stop of Music Banks World Tour on August 4.

Now they have also been confirmed to MC the Indonesia leg on September 2 in Jakarta.

Artists confirmed to be attending the Jakarta show include EXO, GFRIEND, B.A.P, and NCT 127.

BTS start the 'BTS FESTA' with a puzzle
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BTS start the 'BTS FESTA' with a puzzle

BTS looks to start the 'BTS FESTA' for 2017 with a puzzle that fans have been trying to decipher. On BTS's official Instagram page, nine separate pictures were uploaded with mountains and various objects from outer space. Since the upload, fans have pieced the pictures together to an extent.

After arrangement by mimiBTSghost.

SEE ALSO: BTS promise fans two weeks packed full of events for 3rd anniversary 'BTS FESTA'

As you can see there are still some missing pieces which should be released over the next few days. Keep looking for further clues as more details for BTS Festa for 2017 are revealed.

Park Bo Gum & Red Velvet’s Irene Reunite As MC At ‘Music Bank World Tour’ In Jakarta
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Park Bo Gum & Red Velvet’s Irene Reunite As MC At ‘Music Bank World Tour’ In Jakarta

KBS "Music Bank" has confirmed Park Bo Gum and Red Velvet's Irene will be presenting "Music Bank World Tour" in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Jakarta event will be held on September 2 at Jakarta International Expo.

According to Allkpop, Park Bo Gum and Irene have gained attentions for their chemistry and stunning visuals while presenting "Music Bank". Fans of K-Pop in the cities that "Music Bank World Tour" will visit must look forward to watching the two favorite MCs hosting the show.

Besides hosting "Music Bank World Tour" in Jakarta, Park Bo Gum and Irene will also be the MCs of Singapore show. The "Music Bank" event in Singapore is scheduled prior to the Jakarta event, on August 4. As for "Music Bank" Singapore, the event will take place at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center.

Cast Of Greatest One-Shot Reveals Unique Ratings Promise And Plans To Appear On Music Bank
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Cast Of Greatest One-Shot Reveals Unique Ratings Promise And Plans To Appear On Music Bank

On May 30, Cha Tae Hyun, Yoon Shi Yoon, Lee Se Young, and Kim Min Jae connected with fans on V Live ahead of their upcoming drama Greatest One-Shot.

In the drama, Yoon Shi Yoon and Hong Kyung Min are part of a group called J2 in the 90s. Cha Tae Hyun commented that the duo will be making an appearance on Music Bank this week. Earlier in the day at the press conference, Yoon Shi Yoon had revealed that Cha Tae Hyun had just mentioned it in passing while drinking, but it became a reality. He added, I apologize to the Music Bank producer. I will not take it as a joke and will practice hard.