N.Korean Elite 'Getting Restive'
Senior officials in North Korea's Workers Party and military are increasingly objecting to policies or ignoring orders from leader Kim Jong-un, leading to rumors that his grip on the country is weakening, sources said Tuesday. >> Full Text

Prosecutors Hid Key Information About Raid
Prosecutors concealed the fact that they failed to find ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon during a raid of a summer cottage in Suncheon, South Jeolla Province in May although he was hiding in a cubbyhole. >> Full Text
N.Korea in Pie-in-the Sky Economic Zone Scheme
North Korea last year designated an ambitious 13 special economic zones in November in the provinces last year and another six in Pyongyang and North and South Pyongan Provinces. It also announced that the border city of Sinuiju and surrounding areas, which had previously been designated special economic zones, are now "international" economic zones. >> Full Text

This year's K-League All-Star Game opens with fireworks at World Cup Stadium in Seoul on Friday.

Visitors shade themselves with a lotus leaf in a wetland in Ulsan on Thursday. /Newsis

Actress Kim A-joong poses at a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Friday.

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