Anxious Parents Turn to Professional Child Carers
A growing number of parents hire professional child carers to look after their children while they are at work. Normally parents who work late turn to neighbors or relatives to look after their children, but more and more are turning to professional help. Although fees differ by region, they now range from W12,000 to W15,000 an hour.
Cabinet OKs US$8 Million Humanitarian Aid to N.Korea
Gangnam Festival to Offer Fun, Cultural Activities
U.S. Artillery Unit Stages Live-Fire Drill in Korea
Moon Says Only Dialogue Can Resolve N.Korean Nuclear Standoff
1st Lady Gives Homemade Food to Elderly Korean Americans
Half of Young Koreans Who Rent Make Less Than W1 Million a Month
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Moon, Trump, Abe Meet at Lotte Hotel in New York
President Moon Jae-in met with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel on Thursday. The trilateral meeting focused on putting more pressure on China to rein in its ally North Korea.
NORTH KOREA
Gasoline Prices in Pyongyang Stay the Same Despite Sanctions
Fuel prices in Pyongyang have not risen despite international sanctions that halve crude oil imports after the North's latest nuclear test, Voice of America reported Monday.
BUSINESS
Korean Air Pilots Threaten Chuseok Strike
Pilots at flag carrier Korean Air threatened to go on a weeklong strike just as millions of Koreans forward to holiday abroad over the long Chuseok break. The Korean Air pilots' union said it notified its employer that 390 pilots will take part in the strike.