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2NE1 Disbands after 7 Yrs, Park Bom to Leave YG Entertainment

2NE1 Disbands after 7 Yrs, Park Bom to Leave YG Entertainment

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean girl group 2NE1 has officially disbanded, its agency revealed on Friday, confirming that only two of the three remaining members will continue their careers with the company.  With Gong Minzy leaving in April and the remaining members’ contracts expiring on Nov. 5, the group and management agreed [...]

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Rebellious haute couture maestro Jean Paul Gaultier struck Korean fashion lovers with awe when his variation of women’s hanbok, a traditional Korean outfit, was unveiled in the media event of his latest exhibition here on Friday. The 64-year-old “enfant terrible” considered the upcoming exhibition at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza as a creation [...]

2NE1′s CL, Second Most Influential Figure on “Time 100”

2NE1′s CL, Second Most Influential Figure on “Time 100”

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — CL, a member of popular South Korean girl group 2NE1, ranked No. 2 on TIME magazine‘s online voting for its 100 most influential people of 2015 list, according to the magazine’s website Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin ”edged out rapper-singer CL to claim the number one spot with 6.95 percent [...]