Apartment Rents Keep Soaring
One in every four households in Seoul is paying more than W1 million in monthly rent for their apartment. This is because most owners have switched from "jeonse" or Korean-style deposit lease to monthly rentals as interest rates remain at practically zero. >> Full Text

Gov't Offers Temporary Immunity to Tax Dodgers
The government said Tuesday it will offer immunity to individuals and businesses that voluntarily report their hidden overseas earnings and assets as part of a drive to boost tax revenues and improve transparency. >> Full Text

Samsung Unveils Circular Smartwatch
Samsung unveiled its first circular smartwatch on Tuesday. The Gear S2 boasts improved design and functions but lacks much in the way of software applications. Samsung's task, according to industry watchers, is to create an app market that rivals Apple. >> Full Text

Women look up at a clear sky in a rooftop garden in Daejeon on Tuesday.

People crowd Busan Station on Tuesday to buy advance train tickets for Chuseok or Korean Thanksgiving.

Yoo Seung-ho and Chae Su-bin pose in Seoul on Tuesday after being named promotional ambassadors for the annual DMZ International Documentary Film Festival. /Newsis

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