Top Tycoons Deny Asking Park for Favors
The heads of Korea's top conglomerates on Tuesday denied asking for favors from President Park Geun-hye and her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil in return for paying billions into two dubious non-profit foundations.
U.S. General Warns of N.Korean Provocations 'to Test Trump'
Korea Slips in Int'l Education Test
Record Number of Foreign Tourists Visit Korea
N.Korean Hackers Accessed Military Intranet
Sales of Imported Cars Plummet in November
Ioniq Dethrones Prius in Terms of Fuel Efficiency
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Park Clings to Office
Beleaguered President Park Geun-hye has no intention of quitting voluntarily and will wait for the Constitutional Court to reach a verdict on her impeachment, lawmakers close to her said Tuesday.
NORTH KOREA
Tumbleweeds Blow Though N.Korea-China Border Trade Zone
A duty-free trade zone operated jointly by North Korea and China in the border town of Dandong lies deserted amid tightened international sanctions against Pyongyang, China's official Global Times reported Monday.
BUSINESS
Presidential Scandal Threatens to Hurt Economic Growth
The massive corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye has dampened economic sentiment and is now threatening to crimp private consumption and investment.