U.S. Blacklists N.Korean Airline
The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo in response to the North's latest nuclear test in September. It also blacklisted 15 other agencies and seven officials.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Korea's Population to Peak at 53 Million in the Next 15 Years
Korea's population is expected to peak at 53 million in a decade and a half before gradually dwindling, according to official government estimates. Statistics Korea is to announce its population projection next week.
NORTH KOREA
UN Security Council Tightens Curbs on N.Korean Trade
The 15 members of the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a new package of sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday. It took them a marathon 82 days to adopt the new resolution after the North's fifth nuclear test.
BUSINESS
Korean Air Launches Incheon-Delhi Service
Korean Air has launched a new route to Delhi, India, becoming the country's second carrier after Asiana Airlines to fly from Incheon to the Indian capital. The airline said on Thursday it will operate the route five times a week.