Over 3,000 Centenarians as Korea Ages Fast
The number of centenarians in Korea has surpassed 3,000 for the first time ever while more than 150,000 people are in their 90s. According to the 2015 census announced by Statistics Korea, there were 3,159 centenarians in Korea as of November. >> Full Text

Foreign Ministry Warns of Abductions by N.Korea
The Foreign Ministry here is warning missionaries and other activists who assist North Korean defectors in the Chinese border area that North Korean agents could try to abduct them. The North Korean regime has been rattled by recent group defections of elite workers in North Korean restaurants in China. >> Full Text

Scorching Heat to End Rainy Season
This year's monsoon will come to an end with a last bout of rainfall in central parts on Wednesday, to be followed by more ferocious heat. Hot and humid weather will last until Aug. 4 under the influence of a North Pacific anticyclone. >> Full Text

Vacationers cool themselves at a waterfall in Gurye, South Jeolla Province on Monday.

Students attend a program encouraging people to turn off their digital devices at a high school in Busan on Monday. /Newsis

Su-zy poses at Incheon International Airport on Monday on her way to Sidney, Australia for a photo shoot.

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