alt
Posted : 2014-04-17 15:48
Updated : 2014-04-17 15:53

ZE:A member promotes rights of disabled people

By Park Si-soo

Kim Dong-jun of the popular K-pop boy band ZE:A will appear in a single-episode TV drama designed to improve public awareness of the disabled. He will play a leading role, along with actress Kim Bo-ra, in the drama to be aired on Friday and April 20 on KBS2.

The education ministry and a private foundation promoting the welfare of disabled people supported the production to celebrate the Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on April 20. Kim agreed to appear in the drama without compensation, according to his management agency.

In the drama, Kim portrays the depressed son of a disabled climber who falls in love with a visually-impaired woman.

"I hope the drama will help improve public awareness of disabled people," Kim said in a media briefing about the drama at Duksung Girls' High School in Seoul, Wednesday.


  • 1. Japanese flight attendants 'sleep with pilots' to supplement wages
  • 2. Seoul joins int'l community to condemn ISIS
  • 3. Samsung will raise dividends by 40 percent: source
  • 4. Oracle to expand cloud computing services
  • 5. Two-year-old fatally shoots himself
  • 6. Be careful what you post on Facebook
  • 7. Actor pays tribute to Sewol victims with new song
  • 8. North Korean high schools launch 'debate classes'
  • 9. NK mixes calls for dialogue with threat
  • 10. A corn recipe 'as good as drugs'