Executive Wages 14 Times Higher Than Regular Workers'
The average annual salary of executives in the nation's major conglomerates is more than W1 billion, 14 times higher than the wages regular employees earn. Samsung had the biggest gap, where the average executive salary was W1.68 billion. >> Full Text

Bodies of Foreign Passengers Found in Sunken Ferry
The bodies of three foreign passengers were pulled from the wreck of the ferry that sank off the southwest coast. They were an ethnic Korean in his 30s, a Russian student from Danwon High School in Ansan, and another Chinese man in his 40s. >> Full Text
More Men Marry Older Women
More and more younger men marry older women in a reversal of traditional age relations between couples. Statistics Korea said first marriages where the bridegroom is younger than the bride stood at 41,300 last year, a record since statistics began in 1981. Such marriages increased from 39,500 in 2011, reaching almost the same level as marriages between couples of the same age (41,400). >> Full Text

Students of Danwon High School leave a memorial altar in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday after paying their respects to the victims of the ferry disaster.

Volunteers organize rescue supplies from all over the country in Jindo, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday.

Actor couple Cha In-pyo and Shin Ae-ra visit a memorial altar for the victims of the ferry disaster in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. /News 1

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