Half of Young Koreans Don't Plan to Marry
Young Koreans are becoming more averse to children and child rearing despite frantic government efforts to raise one of the lowest birthrates in the world. Now six out of 10 Koreans in their 20s believe stores have the right to turn back customers who bring their children and consider pets "family," while three out of 10 said they would consider breaking off wedding plans if their fiancé is against pets.
New Korean Satellite to Monitor Fine Dust
'Frozen II' Boosts Sales of Red Thermal Underwear
U.S. 'Never Abandoned Military Option' Against N.Korea
2 out of 10 Foreign 'Language Students' Are Illegals
LG Makes W12 Billion Christmas Donation to Charity
Seoul 2nd Most Popular Tourist Destination in Asia Pacific
NATIONAL/POLITICS
More Diverse Foreigners Come to Seoul to Learn Korean
More foreigners are coming to Seoul to learn Korean, and a noticeable trend is that many of them are on short-term visas using their vacations. The rising demand has resulted in a flurry of Korean language schools opening to cater them.
NORTH KOREA
'Millions of Tourists' Visited N.Korea This Year
The North Korean regime has claimed that several millions of foreign tourists have visited the isolated country this year. The North is feverishly developing resorts to attract more tourists to offset international sanctions.
BUSINESS
Kia Completes New Factory in India
Kia on Thursday celebrated the completion of a new factory in Anantapur in southeastern India that will be capable of rolling out 300,000 cars a year. Kia broke ground on the plant in October 2017.