Korea Faces Demographic Upheavals
Korea is experiencing a demographic upheaval this year. The number of births plunged to 406,300 last year, a strong indication that it will further fall to below 400,000 as early as this year. The economically active population aged 15-64 will start shrinking for the first time this year.
Poison That Killed Kim Jong-nam Was Banned Nerve Agent
SAT Operators Get Tough on Cheaters
Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong-nam Death No Stranger to Korea
Malaysian Police 'to Take DNA Samples from Kim Jong-nam's Son'
Chinese Tourists Spend Most on Credit Cards in Korea
Hyundai Rises in Latest Vehicle Dependability Ranking in U.S.
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Emotions Run High as Impeachment Ruling Nears
Emotions are running high among protesters as the date of the Constitutional Court's ruling on President Park Geun-hye's impeachment approaches. Meanwhile the Constitutional Court requested 24-hour police protection for the eight judges.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Blames Seoul for Kim Jong-nam's Death
North Korea in its first statement on the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-un, alleged a conspiracy orchestrated by South Korea. A Unification Ministry official here said the comments are "unworthy of a response."
BUSINESS
Flag Carriers Buy New Planes for Long-Haul Flights
Korean Air and Asiana Airlines are both buying new high-tech passenger jets to gain competitiveness on long-haul routes. Korean Air on Wednesday took delivery of a Boeing B787-9 at the manufacturer's headquarters in Seattle.