Korean Women Grew 20 cm Over Past Century
The average Korean woman is 20.1 cm taller than 100 years ago, the biggest increase in height of any country in the world. The average Korean woman was just 142.2 cm tall in 1914 but now, a century later, measures 162.3 cm. >> Full Text

Kim Jong-il's Widow Sent to Prison Camp
Former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's fourth wife Kim Ok was purged and sent to a prison camp less than a year after her stepson Kim Jong-un took power, Radio Free Asia reported Tuesday. The last straw was apparently the arrogant attitude of her younger brother Kim Kyun. >> Full Text

Births and Marriages Dwindle to Record Low
The number of marriages and births sank to record lows in the first five months of this year, Statistics Korea said Tuesday. The number of childbirths stood at 34,400 in May, down 5.8 percent compared to the same month last year and the lowest for May since monthly statistics started in 2000. >> Full Text

Visitors learn to make pottery at a museum in Gangjin, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday.

Models pose in uniforms for the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in front of a huge Korean flag at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on Tuesday. /Newsis

Actress Oh Yeon-seo smiles at a press junket for her new film in Seoul on Tuesday.

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