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04.30.11 [Clip] Rain’s Interview & Self-Cam On KBS Yunyegajungye–TIME 100 (*Updated With Eng Subs)

04.30.11 [Info] Dear Editor: TIME 100 Readers Speak (Rain Mentioned)

*For the disappointment we had against TIME and their publishing ‘methods’ over the 100 poll recently, numerous people spoke up and one of those letters was actually published. The writer himself may not be an actual Rain fan, so the fact that his opinion was voiced and published is an even bigger deal. Thanks to our follower riannejade for tweeting this! ^ ^

Source: TIME Magazine

04.28.11 [Star News] Rain Returns Home Amidst Applausive Acclamations

Rain, the undisputed star of the world, returns home.

Rain picked as one of Time’s 2011 top 100 most influential people in the world, returned home via Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 28th.

Rain who has twice been included in Time 100 final list, returned to his country today after attending Time’s red carpet event held at the Time Warner Building in New York last 27th.

Rain said about having walked on the Time 100 red carpet held in USA. He appeared through the gate around at 5:50pm on the 28th after flying in on flight KE082 from New York.

Rain wearing a white jacket with black sunglasses showed his dignified figure, like a true global star.

With a smile on his face, he waved his hand to many people who were gathered in front of the gate..

A lot of fans both at home and abroad came to greet and say congratulations to him.

Rain stated his feelings about having attended the international event, “I’m truly honored to have twice attended the Time 100 event.” “It was definitely meaningful for me to be with many global stars.”

Following, as the reporters asked him how he felt about raking top on the Time 100 Poll, he answered, “I though I was able to rank top in the poll thanks to my Asian fans. I think Asian stars have been more active on a worldwide scale than ever before, which has had a great influence in helping me to be included in the final list.”

Rain continued to say ‘thank you’ with a big smile and left the incoming area, and then, his fans who had waiting for him shouted for joy when he made eye contact with them and gave them a warm hug.

Rain has been selected as one of TIME’s 2011 top 100 most influential people in the world, and this is the second time since 2006. Aslo, he’s become the first Asian to be included twice in the final list.

The 2011 listed 100 celebrities from all over the world took part in this Time 100 gala party, including the American First Lady Michelle Obama.

Credit to Star News http://news.naver.com/main/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=sec&sid1=1…
Seoul News http://news.naver.com/main/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=sec&sid1=1…
Brief transaltion by rain bird.

04.26.11 [Official Pics] Rain At TIME 100 Gala In New York City

04.26.11 [Clip] YTN News–TIME 100 Gala

04.23.11 [Clip] Rain’s Interview On KBS News9 About TIME 100 (Eng Trans)

04.23.11 [Allkpop] Rain Shares His Thoughts On Marriage & About Being On The TIME 100 List

Rain was recently interviewed on the April 22nd broadcast of KBS 1TV’s “KBS Newsline” for being named “Top 100 world’s most influential people in 2011″ by Time Magazine.

During the interview, Rain stated, “It’s truly an honor to come in 1st place, and it came as a bit of a happy surprise. The online vote is a popularity vote and the selection for the Top 100 is chosen by select people all over the world from Time Magazine.”

When asked about recent controversial news about celebrities’ private lives, Rain replied, “Because I am also a celebrity, I believe that it’s important to have some privacy, but it is also important to show the public your honest self.”

Then, the news anchor suddenly asked if Rain is married (indirectly referring to the current Seo Taiji scandal). Surprised by the question, Rain answered, “I want to get married. (Although I haven’t entered the military yet) Truthfully, I want to get married now, but I’m not dating anyone at the moment.”

Meanwhile, in the revealed “Time 100″ list, Rain is listed amongst the likes of U.S. President Obama, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, and Myanmar politician Aung San Suu Kyi. In particular, Rain was the first Korean celebrity to make the “Time 100″ list back in 2006. With his second appearance on this list, Rain has become the first celebrity in all of Asia to make the “Time 100″ list twice.

Also, Rain has been invited to the “Time 100″ party, which will be held in New York City on April 26th. He is scheduled to leave for the event from Inchon Airport on the 24th at 7:30pm.

Source: TV Report via Nate //allkpop

04.22.11 [Asia Econony] Rain Becomes The 1st Asian To Be Picked Twice As TIME’s Top 100 Most Influential People

As world star Rain has become the first Asian to be twice selected as one of the World’s Most Influential People by the Time magazine after ranking top in its 100 Poll this year, he is being congratulated from his fans all over the world.

Before this, in the 2011 Time 100 Poll that closed officially as of midnight on 14 April, Rain took first place, maintaining dominant position in the list of 203 candidates after beating out Jay Chou (second), Susan Boyle (third) and so on.

As a result, he is scheduled to leave the country at 19:30pm on 24 April at the invitation of an official party hosted by the Time 100 to be held on 26 April in New York.

The party will be attended by prominent figures from around the world included in the Time 100, including the American First Lady Michelle Obama and Rain. He is expected to return home at 17:35pm on 28 April in order to film movie ‘Red Muffler’ as scheduled.

Meanwhile, in 2006, Rain had proven it by being picked as TIME’s top 100 most influential entertainers in the world.

Credit to Korea Economy http://news.nate.com/view/20110421n32714
Asia Economy http://news.naver.com/main/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=pho&sid1=1…
Brief translation by rain bird.

04.22.11 [Nationalpost] Justin Bieber Joins Oprah, Korean Pop Star Rain On TIME 100 List

Previously unknown newsmakers from Egypt and Japan joined pop stars and politicians on Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world, released on Thursday.

The list includes pop culture giants such as Justin Bieber and Oprah Winfrey plus the lesser known Wael Ghonim, an Egyptian Internet activist who helped topple President Hosni Mubarak, and Takeshi Kanno, a Japanese doctor who refused to leave behind victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

“We’ve always, always tried to tell stories through people. … We discovered it was a fantastic way to get people to think about what’s going on all over the world,” said Time deputy managing editor Michael Elliott.

The complete list can be seen on time.com.

World leaders such as British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff populate the list for how they have wielded power.

“The first time I met David Cameron, I knew we were political soul mates,” actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wrote in a profile for Time, calling him “a centrist who avoids the gutters of politics.”

Others include Gabrielle Giffords, the American congresswoman who survived a bullet wound to the head during a gunman’s rampage in Arizona, and Michele Bachmann, the Republican congresswoman from Minnesota who has energized the anti-tax, anti-spending Tea Party movement.

Jailed Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was honored for his “bravery and artistic skill,” Elliott said.

From the world of sport, Argentina soccer phenomenon Lionel Messi was joined by Indian cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose charisma and leadership united an ethnically diverse team that won the World Cup.

South Korean pop star Rain won the people’s choice vote for the third straight year. Time editors chose the names on the list except for people’s choice, selected by online voters.

“He has very determined fans,” Elliott said.
source : http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/04/21/justin-bieber-joins-oprah-k…

04.21.11 [Cloud Notice] Congratulations To Rain For Being Selected As One Of The World’s Most Influential People By TIME

Hi, we’re 7th Cloud executive board.

Our artist Rain has once again been selected as [one of the World’s Most Influential People] by Time magazine this year after 2006.

We’re so proud of being his fans..^^

We offer him our hearty congratulations!!!

http://rain-cloud.co.kr/common/board/content.asp?board_id=b_0806271…
English translation by rain bird.

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