A blame game starts among princes

K-pop made history when Seo-hyun for Girl’s Generation, Red Velvet, Baek Ji-young and veteran singers Lee Sun-hee and Cho Yong-pil held a concert in Pyonyang, North Korea, on April 1, for 1,500 North Korean fans, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, his wife Ri Sol-ju and sister Kim Yo-jong, who previously attended the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Another concert on April 3 was held between South Korean and North Korean entertainers.

There are more concerts and cultural exchange to happen between North and South Korea in coming months.

Weekly Update

‘The Good Witch’

Episodes 5 &6, 7 &8

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Sun-hee moves into the share house in Do-hee’s place. She and Woo-jin go against each other on every little issue. Sun-hee is shocked to find out later that Do-hee was actually attracted to Woo-jin.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Sun-hee’s fury against Woo-jin tips over the breaking point. She forsakes Do-hee’s feelings for Woo-jin, and concentrates on finding Do-hee’s assailant. Sun-hee finds evidence against the culprit. Ok-jung gets suspicious of Sun-hee’s infidelity, and tries to find out what’s going on.

‘Should We Kiss First?’

Episodes 17 &18 (Mon); 19 &20 (Tues)

Monday 7:45 p.m.: Soon-jin asks Moo-han if she’s really good enough for him. He replies he wants to go further, because it’s her. They start living together, which brings along emotional baggage. Moo-han’s ex-wife makes Soon-jin feel guilty, which weighs heavily on her.

Tuesday, 7:45p.m.: Soon-jin and Moo-han begin the venture as a reborn couple that “lives only for today.” They have gone through life’s ups and downs, but are still clumsy at their new journey. At the promise of everlasting love from Soon-jin, Moo-han is recharged with a high expectation for life.

‘Return’

Episodes 29 &30 (Wed); 31 &32 (Thur)

Wednesday 7:45 p.m.: A blame game starts among the princes. Ja-hye is taken into custody. Dok-go Young is on the verge of discovering the truth about the past murders. Hak-bum figures out Tae-suk’s scheme, and tightens the noose on Tae-suk. Na-ra offers to take on Ja-hye’s case.

Thursday 7:45p.m.: A battle is to break out between the four princes, who are engulfed in betrayal and greed. Hak-bum, who is furious at Tae-suk for making him the scapegoat, uses his trump card. Ja-hye is ready to finalize her revenge that took 19 years in the making.

‘Money Flower’

Episodes 13 &14

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Mo Hyun’s father commits suicide. Pil Joo informs Mo Hyun that his father was pressured into taking his life by Chairman Jang. Boo Cheon tries to protect Mo Hyun, using Cheong A biotics as leverage. YC threatens to reveal that Boo Cheon and Mo Hyun’s relationship was staged.

Saturday, 7:45p.m.: Mo Hyun makes it known that she knows Boo Cheon is not of Jang blood. Mo Hyun digs into what Cheong A really is, taking on a position at the company. Mo Hyun hints that she knows who pressured her father into taking his life. Pil Joo advises Mo Hyun to leave the house but she refuses, wanting to get to the bottom of it all.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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