More Than Half of Koreans Own a Car
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More Than Half of Koreans Own a Car

More than 22 million cars are now registered in Korea, which means that more than half of Korean adults have a car.

As of the first half of the year there were 22.19 million cars on the roads, one for each 1.93 adults and up 1.8 percent from the end of last year, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Saturday.

Imported cars accounted for eight percent, up 0.5 percentage points from late last year.

Some 15,900 of the total were electric vehicles, a 35-fold increase from five years ago thanks to government incentives.

Kim Byung Man finishes spinal surgery successfully
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Kim Byung Man finishes spinal surgery successfully

Kim Byung Man's surgery has gone successfully.

On the 20th, Kim Byung Man had suffered a spinal injury after landing issues during skydiving training. He had to undergo surgery in USA. SM CC, his label, said, "His surgery went successfully and he is recovering well. He will be able to come back to Korea in 1-2 weeks."

SEE ALSO: Kim Byung Man injures his spine while preparing for a skydiving competition

Hopefully he has a speedy recovery.

Red Velvet wins #1 on ‘Inkigayo’ + performances by EXO, KARD, Black Pink, and more
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Red Velvet wins #1 on ‘Inkigayo’ + performances by EXO, KARD, Black Pink, and more

SBS'Inkigayo' aired itslatest episode with energetic and fun performances from your favorite idols, along with MCsBlack Pink'sJisoo,NCT'sDoyoung, and GOT7's Jinyoung.

On this episode, EXOcame back with "Ko Ko Bop", Yonghwacame back with "That Girl", KNKcame back with "Rain", and Snupercame back with "The Star of Stars". KARDdebuted with "Hola Hola".

SEE ALSO: KARD x AKP Collab Merch!

As for the winner,Red Velvet,MAMAMOO, andHeizewere nominees, but in the end,Red Velvettook the #1 place with "Red Flavor".

QUIZ: Which UP10TION Member Is Your Soulmate?
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QUIZ: Which UP10TION Member Is Your Soulmate?

UP10TION has been gaining more and more fans these days with their catchy music and down-to-earth personalities, and Soompi and ZANYTV recently partnered to create an original series with the group called UP10TION, Please! To celebrate this new project, lets see which member is your soulmate! Take the quiz below!

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Catch the latest episode of UP10TION, Please below!

Actor Kim Jung-hyun, from Gong Hyo-jin’s Little Bro to “School 2017”
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Actor Kim Jung-hyun, from Gong Hyo-jin’s Little Bro to “School 2017”

"School 2017" have many fresh faces, and the 3 main casts are gathering much excited anticipation from the viewers. Among the three, there's a face that is indeed fresh, yet somewhat familiar to our eyes! His name is Kim Jung-hyun. As you watched the first episode of "School 2017", were you wondering who he might be? If you are still struggling to recall his name, let me help you out here!

Let's take a look at this young actor with a handsome visual!

Actor Kim Jung-hyun debuted with the movie "Overman" in 2015. He played a High School Gymnast, who is lost between his dreams and harsh reality. Unlikely for a new actor, he managed to act his character very naturally, creating the image of youth with a broken heart. From this role, he received a good feedback, which was a pleasant beginning to his acting career.

Kim Se Jung calls Kim Do Yeon on ‘Boat Horn Clenched Fist’
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Kim Se Jung calls Kim Do Yeon on ‘Boat Horn Clenched Fist’

During this week's episode of 'Boat Horn Clenched Fist', Kim Se Jung called former IOI member Kim Do Yeon.

Each member of the program was required to call someone they are close to in order to play a word or phrase guessing game much similar to Catch Phrase. After Kim Do Yeon picked up the phone, they started right away. The second question's answer phrase was "I miss you" in which Kim Se Jung quickly became sentimental. 

Kim Se Jung then asked the third question, "What's the tastiest fish with a blue back?" Kim Do Yeon responded, "The eyeballs!" to make the cast of the show laugh and Kim Se Jung was taken back by the answer. She repeated the question and Kim Do Yeon gave the correct answer this time around which was "Mackerel". 

[HanCinema’s Film Review] “Ash Flower”
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[HanCinema’s Film Review] “Ash Flower”

Ha-dam (played by Jeong Ha-dam) is a normal teenage girl who lives in an obscure township somewhere in Chungcheong. While a generally happy young woman, Ha-dam does frequently run into the problem of not having very much to do in her spare time, considering the only people she knows are the adults in her immediate family. That changes when the much younger Hae-byeol (played by Jang Hae-geum) comes into Ha-dam's life, claiming to be an obscure relative.

"Ash Flower" is another one of those dual movies, one that's really two stories mixed into one. In this case, the main story is of Ha-dam and Hae-byeol's budding friendship, as Ha-dam's idyllic existence running through the fields and enjoying the country stream is massively improved by having a little sister like person to share it with. These scenes are adorably sweet and optimistic, a testament to the powerful chemistry shared by the lead actresses.

Watch: Red Velvet Takes 5th Win With Red Flavor On Inkigayo; Performances By EXO, KARD, And More!
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Watch: Red Velvet Takes 5th Win With Red Flavor On Inkigayo; Performances By EXO, KARD, And More!

Congratulations to Red Velvet for winning first place with Red Flavor on SBSs Inkigayo! Second place was Heizes You, Clouds, Rain and third place went to MAMAMOOs Yes I Am.

This weeks performers include EXO, KARD, CNBLUEs Jung Yong Hwa, KNK, Red Velvet, BLACKPINK, NCT 127, UP10TION, Cosmic Girls, and more.

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Watch this weeks performances below:

CNBLUEs Jung Yong Hwa – Lost in Time and That Girl

Yoon Ji Sung asks fans to whisper their choice in debut teaser movie
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Yoon Ji Sung asks fans to whisper their choice in debut teaser movie

Wanna One has dropped Yoon Ji Sung's debut teaser movie.

Yoon Ji Sung contemplates between the two choices before asking fans to whisper their choice to him. At the end of the teaser, fans get to hear "Burn It Up" and "Energetic", the two songs that are up for voting as the group's title song.

SEE ALSO: Wanna One's Bae Jin Young asks between their two title song choices in his teaser movie!

Check out his teasers below, and stay tuned for the other members.

[HanCinema’s Film Review] “Another Night”
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[HanCinema’s Film Review] “Another Night”

Seok-i (played by Kang Pil-suk) is a Chinese man who used to live in South Korea, where he married Eun-im (played by Kim Sae-byeok). He briefly returns to find out what happened to her after receiving a mysterious letter. Seok-i has to ask old friends to get any clue of what happened to Eun-im, and progress is limited. Much like Seok-i himself, Eun-im simply drifted away from the world she knew, since there wasn't anything to tie her down.

Tone of "Another Night" is quite poetic. That is a warning as much as it is an endorsement, because poetry can be pretty boring. Poetry has very little actual content, so most of the enjoyment of it is just about carefully reflecting over whatever small meaning you can find. Likewise, "Another Night" eschews plot or dialog, instead simply focusing on its bleak world with lonely characters who barely have any connection to the places they inhabit day in and day out.