Most Citizens Are Proud to Be Korean
More than seven out of every 10 Korean are proud of their citizenship and a majority say Korea is better than other countries, a poll suggests. In a straw poll by Media Research for the Chosun Ilbo on the daily's 95th anniversary, some 73.5 percent of respondents said they are proud to be Korean. >> Full Text

Seoul Slams N.Korean Human Rights Abuses at UN
South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul on Wednesday slammed North Korea's attempts to discredit UN human rights resolutions against North Korea after a defector admitted he lied. Cho said he felt "deep pity" for the North's efforts to deny the horrible human rights abuses in the isolated state. >> Full Text

Seoul's Quality of Life 'Worse Than Detroit's'
Seoul has the eight-highest quality of life in Asia but only the 72nd among 230 major cities in the world, according to the annual Quality of Living rankings released by global consultancy Mercer on Wednesday. That is even worse than the industrial ruin Detroit, which went bankrupt in 2013 and ranks 70th. >> Full Text

Children make wishes on the moon in a hanok village in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. /Newsis

Models promote scarves in a store in Seoul on Wednesday.

Gu Ha-ra of Kara poses at a promotional event for a fashion brand in Seoul on Wednesday.

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