Korean TV Stations Propose Pay Cuts to Save Money

With the global economy mired in recession as 2008 winds down, Korean tv stations have been finding it difficult to balance the budgets for their respective drama productions. The 3 major tv stations KBS, MBC and SBS have thus decided on a pay reduction (per episode) to save on the overall costs.

Times Are Difficult Even for Korean Dramas

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Bae Yong Joon wants to get married in three years time

While promoting his “Tae Wang Sa Shin Gi” drama in Osaka, Japan last Sunday, Hallyu star Bae Yong Joon revealed his plan to shoot photos of scenic Korea which will be compiled into a book to promote Korea to the world. He also stated that he hopes to get married in three years time.

In an interview with Sports Chosun, “I want to show the world how Korea is like as a country so I am planning to start a expedition to take pictures of famous landscapes and attractions in Korea and compile them into a book for publishing. I’m now learning about photography techniques.” He added that everything was still in the planning stage and more will be revealed in due time.

Bae Yong Joon was also spotted taking pictures of his fans during the event which attracted attention as he expressed, “I always try my best to remember the faces of my family (fans) members, but I want to capture them on photos.”

Bae Yong Joon also answered a personal question with regards to marriage, “All my brothers, sisters, friends, everyone beside me are already married. I also want to get married but it’s just not happenning. My parents have been urging me to as well. I hope to get married in three years time though.”