Park Hyung Sik Applies for Elite Capital Defense Force as Assignment in Upcoming Military Enlistment

Now this is a surprising elective selection by singer-actor Park Hyung Sik. It’s been revealed that he applied for the elite Capital Defense Force of the South Korea army for his upcoming military enlistment. I’ve heard of the army, navy, air force, marines (hardest of them all), and of course public service for those who are physically unable to do the other four active duty posts. The Capital Defense Force is part of the army and is basically an elite squad specifically tasked with protecting the capital of Seoul in an enemy attack. Think of it as the Palace Guards of old. Sounds pretty important and likely entails quite a lot of work even getting in and afterwards some badassery training. Good luck to Park Hyung Sik, I hope he gets selected since he wanted this and for showing a desire to tackle something difficult but rewarding. Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading