Mercury Plummets Ahead of Lunar New Year
Korea will see the coldest weather so far this winter on Monday. The mercury will hover between -17 and -2 degrees Celsius Monday, with the morning low in Seoul at -12 degrees, the Korea Meteorological Administration said.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Park Used Mobile Phone Under Borrowed Name
President Park Geun-hye used a mobile phone in someone else's name, her former aide Jeong Ho-seong told the Constitutional Court on Thursday. While this is nowhere near the worst crime she is being accused of, it is common practice among criminals.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Media Blur out Tall Buildings in Seoul
North Korean media blurred or pixelated images of major landmarks or tall buildings in Seoul in reports on recent candlelight protests here. The aim seems to be to make the city look less impressive but still milk political instability here to maximum effect.
BUSINESS
LG to Launch New Flagship Phone in Barcelona
LG on Thursday sent out press invitations for the launch of its flagship G6 smartphone in Barcelona on Feb. 26. The device reportedly comes with voice-activation function Google Assistant, which was first featured on Google's Pixel phone.