Chinese Are Happiest Expats in Seoul
Chinese residents are the most satisfied group of foreigners in Seoul while Japanese are least happy, a survey by the Seoul Metropolitan Government finds. Chinese expats gave living conditions here a score of 7.34 out of 10, while Japanese gave it just 5.67 points. >> Full Text
Japanese Historians Call for End to Whitewash
A group of Japanese historians and educators on Monday called on their government to stop distorting imperial Japan's forced mobilization of sex slaves during World War II. Historians estimate more than 200,000 women, mostly Korean, were forced to serve in battlefront brothels for Japanese soldiers during the war. >> Full Text

China to Cut Tariffs on Cosmetics, Clothing
China will cut import tariffs on consumer goods including cosmetics and clothes next month. The measure is expected to benefit Korean manufacturers. The Chinese government announced last month that the tariff cuts will be implemented in June to curb overseas spending by Chinese tourists and spur domestic consumption. >> Full Text

People walk in the grip of a heat wave in Yeouido, Seoul on Monday.

Girls pose in a rose garden at the Olympic Park in Seoul on Monday.

Women sunbathe at Haeundae Beach in Busan on Monday.

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