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Court order states SM Entertainment will pay 20 million won each time they interfere with JYJ activities

24 Feb


After the Seoul Central District Court dismissed both of SM Entertainment’s injunctions against JYJ last week, the judge Kim Daewong has decided to incur a fee against SM Entertainment every time they interfere with JYJ’s activities. Through a press release, JYJ’s current acting agency said on February 21st, “SM Entertainment will not be allowed to interfere with JYJ activities and will pay 20 million won every time they violate this court order.”

The court has decided that there is a possibility that SM Entertainment will interfere with JYJ’s activities, and in the case that they do interfere, have made this ruling. To prevent any possibilities of interference, the court has ordered a restraining order against SM Entertainment.

Even though the court has ruled in favor of JYJ, C-JeS Entertainment’s Baek Changjoo said, “There are still many obstacles to go over. There are many things still to be worked out even with the court ruling in our favor. I hope the public and fans support our cause and help create a more progressive celebrity system.”

Source: Hankyung
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(Idol News JYJ Jaejoong, Killer Spread, Additional Printing

24 Feb


JYJ Jaejoong’s Fashion Magazine Spread confirmed for the production of additional copies.

The Fashion Magazine Elle, which contained Jaejoong’s spread, was a sensation every day on the internet.

Jaejoong’s explosive popularity was experienced, such as through the preorders for online bookstores coming to an end prior to its publication on the 19th. Elle in the end confirmed additional printing and from the 24th the secondary prints are on sale.

Jaejoong also showed an unexpected shy side of him in his interview with Elle, saying that “at the beginning of the venture overseas, [I] didn’t have much confidence that [I] had difficulty waving in airports, and even hid behind other members.”

He also expressed his gratitude to the fans who show him constant love– “The fans of Asia seem to get good impressions from my images, songs and performances and so remember me in a good way.”

Other than this, Jaejoong also sent (to the readers) his more-relaxed state of mind after the not-short experience of 8 post-debut years— “When I was young, out of wanting to appear strong and cool, I sometimes acted with a bit of a bravado, but now I think that I should become more relaxed.

On the other hand, Elle March Issue is at its Renovation Innovation issue and will specially proceed with hot star spreads that match the concepts of each of the cities of Los Angeles, New York, Beijing, and Seoul.

Elle will have exclusives on the 21st century’s Elizabeth Taylor, actress Camilla Belle, in LA, and Ha Ji Won who was invited to the Prada Fashion Show as a muse, in Beijing. The cute-guy Lee Seungki had a chic transformation into a “prickly city man” who roam through Manhattan, and Jaejoong turned into a solitary Killer in Seoul.

Source: StarNews

Credit: JYJ3

Traditional Moroccan Food

24 Feb

Welcome to Moroccan Food, one of the world’s most famous and delicious cuisines. Moroccan cooking is influenced by a rich and diverse North African history. With dishes ranging from surprisingly simple to intriguingly complex, Moroccan recipes are sure to please a wide range of palates. Browse the topics below to learn more about the traditions, culture and essentials of Moroccan cooking.

Ingredients

Morocco produces a large range of Mediterranean fruits and vegetables and even some tropical ones. Common meats include mutton and lamb, beef, chicken, camel, rabbit and seafood, which serve as a base for the cuisine.

Characteristic flavourings include lemon pickle, cold-pressed, unrefined olive oil and dried fruits. It is also known for being far more heavily spiced than Middle Eastern Cuisine.

Use of spices

Spices are used extensively in Moroccan food. While spices have been imported to Morocco for thousands of years, many ingredients, like saffron from Tiliouine, mint and olives from Meknes, and oranges and lemons from Fez, are home-grown. Common spices include karfa (cinnamon), kamoun (cumin), kharkoum (turmeric), skinjbir (ginger), libzar (pepper), tahmira (paprika), anise seed, sesame seeds, qesbour (coriander), maadnous (parsley), zaafran beldi (saffron) and mint.

Examples of Traditional Dishes

Couscous

Couscous has become an international word known by so many people all over the globe. It is pronounced (KUSKUS).It is , in fact, a traditional Moroccan food .it dates back to the 13th century when the Arabs were occupying the Andalusia ,which is historically speaking , is the south of Spain now.
Now you can find couscous in North Africa and even in Europe and USA. It is served in many restaurants around the world.
Couscous is served cold or hot with meat, chicken and stew vegetables. Some areas in Morocco serve it with some kind of fish. It is served as a principal dish not a side one

Tajin

Tajines in Moroccan cuisine are slow-cooked stews braised at low temperatures, resulting in tender meat with aromatic vegetables and sauce. They are traditionally cooked in the tajine pot, whose cover has a knob-like handle at its top to facilitate removal. While simmering, the cover can be lifted off without the aid of a mitten, enabling the cook to inspect the main ingredients, add vegetables, mix the contents, or add additional braising liquid.

Pastilla

With Chicken: A triple layered savory pastry: A layer of chicken is covered with a layer of eggs and a lemony-onion sauce and then topped with a layer of crushed almonds. Everything is wrapped in phyllo pastry and delicately covered with cinnamon and sugar.

With Fish: It’s phyllo pastry stuffed with seafood, it’s typical dish and highly regarded as a national dish of Morocco

Harira Soup

This traditionally Berber soup is usually served during the holy festival month of Ramadan. Also great for cold weather!

Salads

Salads include both raw and cooked ingredients, served either hot or cold.[1] Cold salads include zaalouk, an eggplant and tomato mixture, and taktouka (a mixture of tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and spices).

Desserts

Usually, seasonal fruits rather than cooked desserts are served at the close of a meal. A common dessert is kaab el ghzal (“gazelle’s horns”), a pastry stuffed with almond paste and topped with sugar. Another is ” Halwa shebakia “, pretzel-shaped dough deep-fried, dipped into a hot pot of honey and sprinkled with sesame seeds. Halwa Shebakia are cookies eaten during the month of Ramadan. Coconut fudge cakes, ‘Zucre Coco’, are popular also.

Drinks

The most popular drink is green tea with mint. Traditionally, making good mint tea in Morocco is considered an art form and the drinking of it with friends and family is one of the important rituals of the day. The pouring technique is as crucial as the quality of the tea itself.

Moroccan tea pots have long, curved pouring spouts and this allows the tea to be poured evenly into tiny glasses from a height. For the best taste, glasses are filled in two stages. The Moroccans traditionally like tea with bubbles, so while pouring they hold the teapot high above the glasses. Finally, the tea is accompanied with hard sugar cones or lumps.

An array of Moroccan Patesries

(Drama) Prosecutor Princess

24 Feb


Details
Format : Romance and Comedy
Created by : SBS
Country of origin : South Korea
Episodes : 16
Running time : Wednesday & Thursday nights at 9:55 pm (Korea time)
Original channel SBS
Original run March 31, 2010 – May 21, 2010

Synopsis
Ma Hae-Ri (Kim So-Yeon) was an overweight child, but with hard training overseen by her mother, she grew to have a near perfect figure. She has an incredible memory and ability to focus which helped her to eventually pass the bar exam. After her bar exam, Ma Hae-Ri studied further at the Judicial Research & Training Institute to become a prosecutor. Ma Ha-Ri received great scores and had no difficulties become a prosecutor. At first, Ma Hae-Ri had doubts about her abilities to become a prosecutor. But with practice and several cases she excelled at her job and got the nickname Mata Hari. “Female Prosecutor Mata Hari” covers her life and her relationship with two men..

Cast
Ma Hye-ri (played by Kim So-yeon)

Junior Prosecutor, Midland Prosecutor’s Office. Daughter of CEO Ma of Dongbang [Eastern] Architecture.

Beauty like an actress’ and a body that would make a movie star cry! Passed the Bar Exam in one shot. Graduated from the Judicial Research and Training Institute with top grades. The envy of all parents in South Korea.

Raised as the precious daughter of an affluent family. Under her mother’s maintenance, she studied as her mother told her to, and got good grades without any goals or personal worries, eventually entering a law college. She has an IQ of 168, plus excellent concentration and memorization skills.

Her hobbies are shopping, skincare, and body maintenance. She knows when all the new name-brand lines come out, and if she sees pretty clothes or accessories, she absolutely has to buy them. At one point, she thought her calling was fashion and transferred to Fashion Design, but her father caught her; she had to return to law in order to avoid being kicked out of the house.

Seo In-woo (played by Park Si-Hoo)

Principal Attorney, Haneul [“sky/or heaven”] Law Offices

Has an unusual resume—graduated from an American university, then came to Korea to take the bar exam and became a lawyer. Runs the law firm “Haneul,” which houses outsiders who can’t deal with the realities of the legal profession in Korea. There are many rumors about his origins, but no one really knows his past. A man whose personality changes like a chameleon. Just why does In-woo hide his true self and hang around Hye-ri?

Yoon Se-joon (played by Han Jung Soo)

Chief Prosecutor of Ma Hye-ri’s office. Tall and handsome, this attractive man is called “The Gregory Peck of the Prosecutor World.” He is capable, cold, cynical, and harsh.

He lost his wife to cancer 3 years ago, and has a 7-year-old daughter. He is more traumatized by his wife’s death than one would think. While he worked like a crazy man at the prosecutorial profession, which he found fun because of his boiling-hot sense of justice and passion, his wife supported him quietly. She allowed her disease to progress too much, and he couldn’t even be at her deathbed. The profession of prosecutor, which is so intense that he had to give up his personal life…in his heart, he carries remorse that he can’t let anyone else see.

Jin Jeong-seon (played by Choi Song Hyun)

Hye-ri’s senior colleague. Ma Hye-ri’s natural enemy! Hot-blooded prosecutor who lives by justice and dies by justice.

She runs around as though she’ll save the world all by herself. Unbeknownst to her, this has earned her the nickname “Eagle Noona [older sister]” as well as “Double Blade” — because her speech cuts like a knife. She became a prosecutor because her father, having lost all of his money to a con, died of a nervous disorder brought on by rage. Because of her work, she has never dreamed of marriage. Sometimes, when corruption in the prosecutor world comes to light, or a fellow prosecutor’s misconduct is revealed, she fumes alone, drinking like a fish.

Jenny Ahn (played by Park Jung-Ah)

Age 29. In-woo’s friend. International lawyer. Korean, but was adopted into the U.S. as an infant. Has extraordinary endurance and courage from having to live as an Asian in American society. Met In-woo when he came to live with an adoptive father and enrolled in her middle school.

The day she found out about In-woo’s heartbreak, which was even deeper than her own heartbreak over being abandoned by her biological parents, she held out her hand to him: “I’ll be your sister…” So they became like brother and sister, like family. When they got into a fight with some Mexicans because of racism issues, they defended each other to the death. She came to love In-woo, but she doesn’t express it because she’s afraid that it’ll ruin their sibling-like bond.

When In-woo decides to leave for Korea to do the work that he’s dreamed of all his life, she follows In-woo to help him.

Others
Kim Sang-ho as Na Joong-seok
Jo Jung Ik / Yoo Geun as Lee Min-seok
Lee Seung-hyeong as Cha Myung-soo
Lee Eun-hee as Lee Jeong-im
Choi Sung Ho as Chae Ji-woon

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(Profile) Song Jong Ki

24 Feb

Profile
Name: Song Joong-Ki
Hangul: 송중기
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Star sign : Virgo
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 178
Blood Type: A
Talent agency : Sidus HQ

Movies
I Was Born, But | Taeunagin Haetjiman (2011) – Ji-Woong
Hearty Paws 2 | Maeumee 2 (2010) – Dong-Wook
Where the Truth Lies | Itaewon Salinsageon (2009) -Jo Jong-Pil (murder victim)
Five Senses of Eros | Ogamdo (2009)
A Frozen Flower | Ssanghwajeom (2008)

Television
Running Man (MBC, 2010)
Sungkyunkwan Scandal (KBS2 / 2010) – Ku Yong-Ha
Obstetrics & Gynecology Doctors | Sanbuingwa (SBS / 2010)
Will It Snow For Christmas? | Keurisumaseue Neunyi Olggayo? (SBS / 2009)
Triple (MBC / 2009)
My Precious Child | Nae Sarang Keumjiok Yeop (KBS2 / 2009)

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Jong Ki has adorable smile, cute face, and handsome boy. I love his act in SSC as playboy, Ku Yong Ha. He always smile even when he feels hurt and trapped in bad condition. “Ku Yong Ha imnida”, I guess it’s one of his favorite words in this drama ( SSC ). Love see him use traditional clothes like that. So adorable and cute ^^
Source : wiki.d-addicts.com