Kim Jong-un 'Had Surgery on Fractured Ankles'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery in Pyongyang in mid-September to treat fractures to both ankles and remains in hospital, a source claimed Monday. There has been speculation that his obesity and binge drinking brought on gout. >> Full Text
1 in 5 Households Headed by Elderly Person
The head of one in every five Korean households is now over 65 years old as society ages. Statistics Korea on Monday said the 3.7 million households headed by an elderly person take up 20.1 percent of all 18.45 million households this year. >> Full Text

Huawei Launches Cheap Smartphone in Korea
Chinese telecom giant Huawei starts selling its affordable X3 smartphones in Korea on Tuesday through a distributor owned by mobile carrier LG Uplus. The X3 is identical to the Honor 6 sold in China and Hong Kong. >> Full Text

Pedestrians walk through the rain in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on Monday. /News 1

Staff welcome Chinese tourists in a department store in Seoul on Monday. /News 1

Son Yeon-jae practices for the rhythmic gymnastics events of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on Monday.

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