More Koreans Travel Solo
More and more Koreans are happy to travel the world on their own as traditional collective values erode. Last year some 206,000 people bought plane tickets or tours for one person from Korea's biggest travel agency Hana Tour last year.
Hopes Fade for Alternative to Military Service
More People Complain of Neck Pain as Smartphone Dependence Rises
N.Korea, China in Clandestine Trade in Coastal Waters
Korean Man Arrested Over Philippines Killing
Shipbuilders Move into Profit After Layoffs
Job Growth for Foreign Workers Slows
1/3 of Divorcees Are Mature Couples
Nearly one-third of divorces are now between couples who have been together at least two decades. According to Supreme Court annals, 32,626 couples who had been together for more than 20 years divorced last year, accounting for 30 percent of total divorced couples.
Another N.Korean Missile Launch Flops
North Korea botched the launch of another mid-range missile on Thursday, five days after the last one blew up shortly after lift-off. The launch came around 7 a.m. Thursday, shortly after the foreign and defense ministers of South Korea and the U.S. met in Washington.
Naver Taps Woman as Next CEO
Naver said Thursday that it has tapped a female executive as the Internet giant's next CEO. If Han Seong-sook is appointed in a shareholders' meeting and board meeting next March, she becomes the first woman at the helm of a major Korean IT company.