South Korea is becoming healthier with a recent ban on smoking in public areas. Effective April 1, the fine for smoking in public areas is up to $90 for the individual. Until recently, smoking in restaurants, bars, coffee shops smaller than 100 square meters was exempt but no longer. The fine for owners of establishments will be up to $1,500. The smoking ban policy went into effect in 2012 and now the government will start enforcing the policy. Want to smoke? Go look for a nearby designated smoking room or area.
Weekly Update April 5
‘Family Is Coming’
Episodes 17 & 18
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Keut-sun decides to leave home once she realizes that her money has brought only trouble to the family. But she leaves them a mission to perform. She hopes that this task will make them work together in harmony. The family does somewhat well, except that no one wants to share the money with Juna. Today, 7:45p.m.: Keut-sun lets the family know that she’s decided to whom she’ll leave her fortune, but she doesn’t make it easy for them. She leaves clues about who this person is in letters to each person. But first, the family needs to get the $2 million and find Jong-tae. Dong-seok works hard to make an animation portraying the life that Keut-sun always dreamed of having.
‘Heard It Through the Grapevine’
Episodes 5 & 6
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-ho and Yeon-hee are driven to tears by their son’s unexpected “betrayal.” But they can’t give up on their families honor and reputation and decide to put plan C into action. They announce they acknowledge their son’s “pure” love. Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Jung-ho and Yeon-hee set up a strict regimen to mold their new daughter-in-law to bring her up to their standards. As a part of the new plan, Jung-ho invites Bom’s family to their house, but the meeting of the two families ends up in a brawl.
‘Hyde, Jekyll, Me’
Episodes 15 & 16
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Tae-joo tells Seo-jin he made up a memory that Hyun-soo’s father was the kidnapper’s accomplice to survive. Seo-jin tells Tae-joo he’d give up everything if he is wrong. Ha-na asks Seo-jin if he’s ready to accept all truth, and offers him to get through the ordeal together. Thursday, 7:45p.m.: Robin brings Ha-na to his new studio and asks her to set up their own workspace together. Robin tells Hana he doesn’t have anything of his own, and begs her to make something of their own together.
‘My Heart Twinkle, Twinkle’
Episode 15 & 16
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Soon-jung’s chicken restaurant gets off to a good start and Soon-cheol finds himself unwittingly helping Soon-jung. Soon-jin finds out everything Woon-tak’s done, and she can no longer face him. She ends up confronting Woon-tak. Saturday, 7:45p.m.: Woon-tak pleads with Soon-jin that he had no other choice to do anything else but what he did. Soon-jung’s business is doing well, and she also finds herself in something of a love triangle between Do-hoon and Soon-cheol.