Young Koreans Embrace Plant Life
Gone are the days when growing orchids or trimming bonsai trees was regarded as a hobby for retirees pottering about the house. Now growing and looking after plants are increasingly being embraced by sensitive younger people for whom the pace of modern life is getting too much.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Few Koreans Think Opposition Won By-Elections on Merit
Only seven percent of voters believe the main opposition People Power Party won the April 7 mayoral by-elections in Seoul and Busan on its own merit. The election is widely seen as purely a slap in the face for the government.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea 'Likely to Test Nuclear Weapon or ICBM This Year'
U.S. intelligence officials believe North Korea will test another nuclear weapon or intercontinental ballistic missile this year as leader Kim Jong-un seeks to gain negotiation leverage.
BUSINESS
Hyundai to Build Future Car R&D Center in Shanghai
Hyundai will set up a future car research center in Shanghai in a bid to boost flagging sales in the world's largest market. It wants to bolster research and development in China as well as increasing its lineup of electric cars and hydrogen vehicles there.