Disasters Pile Up as N.Korea Readies for Party Congress
North Korea holds its first Workers Party congress in 36 years on Friday amid international isolation and crippling sanctions. The aim is to consolidate leader Kim Jong-un's disastrous doctrine of pursuing nuclear arms and economic growth in tandem. >> Full Text

Missionary's Memoir Recalls Hard Labor in N.Korea
Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae published a memoir about his grueling two-year detention in North Korea. "Not Forgotten: The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea" details a backbreaking regime of hard labor and death threats he endured. >> Full Text

Long Weekend to Be Jinxed by Rain
Heavy rain is expected to start on the night of Thursday, blighting a long weekend the government was hoping would give a boost to domestic consumption. The Korea Meteorological Administration forecast sunny weather on Wednesday and Thursday, turning to rain in Seoul and Gyeonggi Province on Thursday night. >> Full Text

Students struggle against rain and wind at Ewha Womans University in Seoul on Tuesday.

Models promote fresh watermelons in a store in Seoul on Tuesday. /Newsis

Actress Chun Woo-hee poses at a press preview of her new film in Seoul on Tuesday.

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