Korea Has Worst Social Safety Net Among Rich Countries
Korea lags behind all other members of the OECD in terms of its social safety net. The National Assembly Research Service analyzed social cohesion indicators in the OECD, and Korea scored particularly poorly in the category of social network support. >> Full Text

Korea Swelters in Another Heat Wave
Scorching heat has gripped Seoul and vicinity for four days running, with record temperatures hovering around 29 degrees Celsius for the whole month. That is 1.3 degrees higher than the average between 1981 and 2010. >> Full Text

Jeonju Named Among Asia's Top 10 Destinations
The heritage town of Jeonju in North Jeolla Province has made a Lonely Planet list of Asia's 10 best places to visit in the next 12 months. Japan's Hokkaido topped the list, followed by Shanghai and Jeonju. >> Full Text

Incheon International Airport bustles with tourists on Sunday.

Visitors play the augmented-reality game Pokémon Go on Saturday at Ganjeolgot Cape in Ulsan. /Newsis

Models promote swimming goggles in a store in Seoul on Sunday. /Newsis

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