Park Faces Decisive Week as Impeachment Vote Looms
President Park Geun-hye is approaching crunch time with an impeachment vote scheduled Friday and a National Assembly committee starting hearings on the crony scandal that has engulfed her.
Kim Jong-un's Wife Resurfaces After Mysterious Absence
More Koreans Travel Abroad in Off-Season
Egyptian Bank Closes Pyongyang Branch
U.S. Blacklists N.Korean Airline
No. of Thyroid Cancer Operations Falls by Half
Korean Men's Life Expectancy Now Above OECD Average
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Protester Numbers Set Fresh Record as Park Refuses to Budge
Another round of candle-light protests in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Saturday drew up to 1.7 million people who again peacefully braved freezing temperatures to call on President Park Geun-hye to quit over a massive crony scandal.
NORTH KOREA
Kim Jong-un Doles Out Swiss Watches to Buy Loyalty
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un handed out Swiss wristwatches to senior officials at the seventh Workers Party Congress in Pyongyang in early May, Asahi Shimbun reported Sunday.
BUSINESS
Asiana to Charge More for Front-Row Economy Seats
Asiana Airlines has decided to charge more for front-row economy seats because they offer more legroom and travelers get out faster. Asiana said it will start selling marked-up front-row economy seats on international flights starting on Dec. 16.