Lonely Teens Embrace Imaginary-Friend App
Virtual friends have become a fad among lonely or socially awkward adolescents. Over 4 million people have downloaded an app allowing users to chat with an imaginary friend on their mobile device, and 70 to 80 percent of them are in their teens. >> Full Text

Poorer Children More Prone to Ill-Health, Academic Failure
The income of parents has a measurable effect on the mental health and academic performance of children, according to data from ChildFund Korea. The lower the parent's income, the worse the health of the child. >> Full Text

Work Program Cuts Medical Bills for the Elderly
The working elderly spend W550,000 less on medical expenses a year than the retired, according to a report. The report by the Seoul National University found that annual medical expenses of senior citizens who took part in a work program offered by the Ministry of Health and Welfare shrank by W545,994 last year. >> Full Text

Children smile at a Children's Day festival in an elementary school in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

A parade is held to celebrate "Star Wars Day" in Myeong-dong, Seoul on Monday.

Actress Jeon Ji-hyun attends a promotional event for a jewelry brand in Seoul on Monday.

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