Why Many Koreans Dread Family Gatherings
Family reunions during the Lunar New Year holiday are often causes of significant stress among Koreans, mainly due to sniping from relatives. As the older generation becomes less authoritarian, the whole framework of family gatherings is changing. >> Full Text

Hanok Village in Jeonju Is Favorite Lunar New Year's Destination
Motorists' favorite destination on Lunar New Year's Day is the folkloric hanok village in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. The finding comes from analysis of subscribers to the navigation app Mappy during the holidays last year. >> Full Text

Hyundai, Kia Claw Back 70% Share of Domestic Market
Hyundai and affiliate Kia accounted for 71.6 percent of the domestic car market last month, regaining more than a 70-percent share for the first time in 20 months. Last September their combined market shares fell to 64.9 percent. >> Full Text

Traffic piles up near a highway exit in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province on Friday. /Newsis

Girls take a selfie at a graduation ceremony in a high school in Seoul on Thursday.

Visitors pose in hanbok or traditional Korean dress at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul on Friday.

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