Sunday, July 12, 2009
Song Most Favored by Hong Kongers
Song Hye-kyo has become the South Korean entertainer favored most by Hong Kongers.
The development was revealed after a survey of 1,145 Hong Kong citizens conducted by the Hong Kong branch of the Korea Tourism Corp. June 11-14.
When asked about their favorite South Korean entertainers in a multiple-choice question, 40.4 percent picked the 27-year-old Song.
Lee Young-ae, who has been enjoying high popularity in Hong Kong and other Chinese communities in Asia with her starring role in "Jewel in the Palace,'' ranked second with 40.2 percent. Lee took first place in last year's survey.
Next came Jeon Ji-hyun (31.2 percent), Bae Yong-joon (16.2 percent), Rain (14.4 percent) and Ji Jin-hee (12.9 percent).
Asked about their must-visit destinations in South Korea, 68.2 percent chose Seoul. Jeju Island and Gangwon Province came second (42.6 percent) and third (24.7 percent), respectively.
Song, a model and actress, starred in a number of hit dramas, including "All In," "Autumn Fairy Tale" and " Full House."
credit to koreatimes.co.kr
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