All posts tagged "JYP"

  • Chou Tzuyu, left, and Park Jin-young
    Multicultural group to lodge complaint over Tzuyu’s apology

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A private multicultural organization said Monday it will file a complaint later this week with the national human rights watchdog against an entertainment agency chief who reportedly forced a 16-year-old Taiwanese K-pop singer to...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Tzuyu of the multinational K-pop girl group TWICE (R). (Yonhap)
    TWICE member Tzuyu halts China activities after flag scandal

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Tzuyu of the multinational K-pop group TWICE will temporarily suspend her activities in China after waving the Taiwanese national flag in an online broadcast, her agency said Thursday. The 16-year-old Taiwanese native waved the...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Elton John
    Elton John, JYP trying to meet over coconut water business

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Elton John and South Korean entertainment mogul Park Jin-young are trying to meet in South Korea to discuss Park’s coconut water venture, whose shares John owns, the South Korean businessman’s agency said Wednesday. John...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • Girl group TWICE. (Photo courtesy of JYP Entertainment) (Yonhap)
    JYP launches TWICE, first girl group in 5 years

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — JYP Entertainment, one of South Korea’s three largest entertainment agencies, on Tuesday showcased TWICE, its first girl group in five years. The nine-member act performed tracks from its first album “The Story Begins” at...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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    ‘Slim fit’ school uniform ad lands JYP in hot water

    By Bahk Eun-ji JYP Entertainment president Jin-young Park is under heavy criticism over school uniform ads. Park, 43, and his new K-pop girl band TWICE appeared as models for the Skoolooks brand posters, and they are accused of encouraging young...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • DAY6 (JYP/Yonhap)
    JYP to debut new boy band DAY6 next week

    A new boy band from JYP Entertainment, DAY6, will debut next Monday, local media reported. The K-pop agency uploaded a teaser of the six-member band’s debut song, “Congratulations,” onto its official YouTube channel Wednesday in South Korea....

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    Korea music industry association welcomes SM, YG, JYP

    The Korea Music Content Industry Association has a powerful new set of incoming members. According to Yonhap, 14 agencies, including SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment, were formally approved as association members Wednesday. Others include FNC,...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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