N.Korean Satellite Falls into West Sea
North Korea fired a space rocket Wednesday just days after it announced plans to launch a military spy satellite, setting off sirens and evacuation warnings in Seoul and Okinawa. The rocket was fired southward from Tongchang-ri, North Pyeongan Province at around 6:30 a.m and fell into the West Sea some 200 km off the South's Eocheong Island, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
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More Korean Women Have Kids in Their 40s
More and more Korean women wait until their 40s to have children if they have them at all, surging 43 percent over the last decade even as the overall birthrate continues to plummet. Overall childbirths fell from 424,717 in 2013 to 244,580 last year.
Seoul Warns Pyongyang Against Satellite Launch
Seoul on Monday warned North Korea that any satellite launch would be a serious violation of UN Security Council sanctions. The North notified Japan that it plans to launch a satellite between May 31 and June 11.
Korea's Trade Deficit to Improve Slightly This Year
Korea is expected to post a smaller trade deficit this year than last year, but it will still be second largest in history, according to a report by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade on Tuesday.