All posts tagged "singer"

  • Lee Seung-chul
    Seoul demands answers from Tokyo over singer’s entry denial

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s foreign ministry summoned a Japanese diplomat Wednesday to demand an explanation for Tokyo’s denial of entry for a South Korean singer, a ministry official said. The move came three days after the...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Apprentices of an entertainment agency dance at a practice room in Sincheon, southern Seoul, in this photo taken in 2009. Many singer and actor wannabes in Korea have found themselves exploited or maltreated by agency operators due to legal loopholes. (Korea Times file)
    Tough rules protect K-pop star hopefuls

    Convicted and bankrupt people banned from running agencies By Park Si-soo Starting in the second half of this year, establishing an entertainment agency in Korea will only be possible after approval from the government. The regulation endorsed...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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