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Korea Among World's 10 Fittest Countries
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Korea Among World's 10 Fittest Countries

Korea is the world's eighth-fittest country as measured by walking activity, according to a new global study released this week. Hong Kong came out on top, its residents walking more than any other people in the world.

Researchers at Stanford University in the U.S. studied 693,806 people in 46 countries from July 2013 to December 2014 using a step-counter app installed in their smartphones. They found that people in Hong Kong took an average of 6,880 steps a day.

Chinese ranked second with 6,189 steps, followed by Ukrainians (6,107), Japanese (6,010), Russians (5,969), Spaniards (5,936) and Swedes (5,863). Koreans were in eighth place with an average of 5,755 steps.

Suzy shows off her sexy side for 'Dazed Korea'
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Suzy shows off her sexy side for 'Dazed Korea'

Suzy recently posed for fashion magazine 'Dazed Korea' May issue.

On April 17, photographer Yeong Jun Kim unveiled a photo featuring the singer via his social media page.

In the photo, Suzy can be seen on the cover of 'Dazed Korea's May edition wearing a check-patterned suit while making a chic pose with an open top. The cover mimics the layout of an Instagram live stream with a viewer count and comments.

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Celebrating 9 years, fans can get trendy fashion tips from 'Dazed Korea' latest issue.

Park Bo Young Explains Why She Doesnt Do Social Media And Why She Has Low Self Esteem
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Park Bo Young Explains Why She Doesnt Do Social Media And Why She Has Low Self Esteem

During on interview on April 18, actress Park Bo Young talked about her feelings regarding the completion of JTBCs Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, self-esteem, and why she doesnt do social media.

The actress said, It still doesnt really feel like [the drama] is over. I felt it a little bit when we watched the last episode all together and everyone was clapping and hugging each other afterwards.

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In terms of why she still doesnt do social media, the actress said, My fans are always upset because I dont do projects frequently and because I dont use social media. So, lately, Ive been using V Live to interact with my fans. Since V Live is a broadcast, Im able to think about what I want to say and always try to think about what I should and shouldnt say on a broadcast.

Seo In Young returns to social media 3 months after cursing controversy
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Seo In Young returns to social media 3 months after cursing controversy

Seo In Young has returned to social media after taking a 3-month hiatus due to her cursing controversy.

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On April 13, Seo In Young shared the photo above on Instagram along with the message, "Has everyone been doing well? I missed you." She then created a brand new Instagram account and posted the first image below with the same message as before.

It seems that with a new Instagram account, Seo In Young wishes to start fresh. As previously reported, the singer was criticized for cursing on the set of 'With You 2'.

Actor Kim Ui Sung Calls Out Internet Bullies To Leave Sulli Alone
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Actor Kim Ui Sung Calls Out Internet Bullies To Leave Sulli Alone

Being a phenomenal public figure, one must be ready to the fact that anyone may not approve what we do and the way we choose to represent ourselves. Former f(x) member, Sulli, recently receives massive backlashes from netizens that think she overly exposed herself in a way people think is inappropriate. Lucky for Sulli she has a lot of people to back her up, including "Train to Busan" actor Kim Ui Sung.

Kim Ui Sung has been one of the people who actively defend his fellow celebrities from internet meanies. On April 15, the actor shared his criticism towards haters in an interview with Maxim Korea. When asked about Sulli, who's regularly criticized online for her sexy Instagram posts, Kim Ui Sung said that netizens' criticism shouldn't be accepted as if it was a moral guide. The actor even stated that the criticism from internet bullies is like the difference between common sense and stupidity, Soompi reported.