N.Korea Hones Cyberheists into 'Almost Perfect Weapon'
While the world's attention is focused on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, it has developed its hacking skills into "an almost perfect weapon" and earns as much as US$1 billion a year from cyberheists, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
N.Korean Propaganda Leaflets Found on Cheong Wa Dae Grounds
SNU Slips Out of Top 10 in Asian University Rankings
Tougher Security Checks on U.S.-Bound Flights
Nearly 8,000 Teens Treated for Alcohol Abuse
Lawyers of Jailed Park Resign
Korea Falls Below China in FIFA Rankings
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Moon, Trump to Hold Summit in Seoul Next Month
President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a bilateral summit in Seoul on Nov. 7, Cheong Wa Dae and the White House announced on Monday. Precise details of Trump's itinerary have not been released yet.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Traders Still Break UN Embargo
North Korea continues to sell seafood to China despite a UN Security Council ban on its seafood exports, CNN reported Wednesday. Reporters visited a market in the border city of Hunchun in late September.
BUSINESS
Seoul, Beijing Extend Currency Swap Despite THAAD Spat
Korea and China have agreed to extend a currency swap agreement that expired last week. Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon and Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol made the announcement at a joint press conference on Friday in Washington.