More Koreans Take Summer Holidays in June
A growing number of Koreans are taking their summer holidays in June rather than July or August to avoid peak-season crowds and take advantage of cheaper tickets. Jeju Air analyzed departure data from the Korea Tourism Organization and found that the number of people heading overseas in June increased 12 percent every year from 2012 to 2016.
Park's Quack Doctors Won't Appeal Sentence
Moderate Amount of Sunlight Vital for Getting Vitamin D
USFK Chief Defends THAAD Deployment
Putin 'Willing to Mediate with N.Korea'
Another Ferry Victim's Remains Identified
Korea Comes 2nd in Asian Pacific Math Olympiad
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Gov't to Hire 12,000 More Public Servants
The government on Thursday pledged to hire 12,000 new public-sector workers in the first half of the year but without saying where they are needed and how it will pay for them.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea's New Missile 'Ready for Combat'
North Korea's missile test on Sunday was of a solid-fuel missile that is now been "approved for deployment in combat" by leader Kim Jong-un, the state-run KCNA news agency said Monday. Kim also ordered mass production of the missile.
BUSINESS
Hyundai Unveils Its 1st Electric Bus
Hyundai on Thursday unveiled its first ell-electric bus, which will be launched next year. Korea's biggest carmaker unveiled the punningly named Elec City in Goyang north of Seoul.