U.S. Sanctions Chinese Firm for Aiding N.Korea
The U.S. on Monday announced criminal charges and sanctions against Hongxiang Industrial Development Co. for aiding North Korea's nuclear program. Hongxiang is accused of conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions on North Korea.
Wealth Still Concentrated in Gangnam
Autumn Foliage Season Begins
Arirang TV Enters U.K. with 24-Hour Channel
Chinese Police Could Help out on Jeju
Korean Automakers Now Produce More Cars Abroad Than at Home
USFK Chief Discusses N.Korean Threats
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Chinese Tourists Dwindle for 1st Time
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Korea dropped for the first time last month. The Korea Tourism Organization on Friday said 873,771 Chinese tourists visited Korea in August, down five percent from the previous month.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Threatens to Continue Nuclear Arms Development
North Korea's foreign minister on Friday threatened that his country "will continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in both quantity and quality."
BUSINESS
Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Lotte Chairman
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is seeking an arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin on charges of breach of trust and embezzlement. Prosecutors said that they decided to arrest Shin given the severity of the charges.