Park Stays Away from Impeachment Trial
President Park Geun-hye will not be testifying in the final hearing of her impeachment trial on Monday, a possibility the defense had dangled before the Constitutional Court in an apparent bid to drag out proceedings. That means the court is all set to reach a ruling before acting chief justice Lee Jung-mi retires on March 13.
Kim Jong-nam Died from Huge Dose of Nerve Agent
Household Debt Soars Way Above Economic Growth
Incheon's 2nd Terminal to Open in October
Seoul Rents Are 24th Highest Among World Cities
Hyundai Unveils Sneak Peek of Face-Lifted Sonata
Beer Imports Exceed Half of Superstore Sales
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Korea Faces Demographic Upheavals
Korea is experiencing a demographic upheaval this year. The number of births plunged to 406,300 last year, a strong indication that it will further fall to below 400,000 as early as this year.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Blames Seoul for Kim Jong-nam's Death
North Korea in its first statement on the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-un, alleged a conspiracy orchestrated by South Korea. A Unification Ministry official here said the comments are "unworthy of a response."
BUSINESS
LG Unveils New Flagship Phone in Barcelona
LG unveiled its new G6 premium smartphone in Barcelona on Sunday, one day before the Mobile World Congress opens there. LG says the phone is waterproof and can operate for 30 minutes 1.5 m under water.