11 Jun '11, 3am

These local girls are on their way to K-pop stardom ... but they've got rules to follow

These local girls are on their way to K-pop stardom ... but they've got rules to follow

From left to right: Ferlyn Wong, Elaine Yuki Wong and Natasha Low. PHOTOS: Kua Chee Siong/TNP, Alpha Entertainment HOW FAR would you go to secure a place in the galaxy of K-pop stars? For two young Singaporeans - Ferlyn Wong, 19, and Elaine Yuki Wong, 22, the journey to super-stardom involves a complete change in lifestyle as stipulated in the contracts they signed with Alpha entertainment. This includes a strict regimented programme that includes conditions like speaking only in Korean, not wearing make-up while keeping their sunglasses on all the time. And another pair - Natasha Low, 18, and Alfred Sng, 20, could be set to join them. Read more in The New Paper on Saturday (June 11). Elaine Yuki Wong (above, left) with a member of Alpha Entertainment's Korean staff in Korea last week. Ferlyn with a member of Alpha's Korean staff in Korea last week. Singaporean Alfred Sng ...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/they-cant-take-their-sunglasses

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