Kim Jong-un's Sister Gets Key Party Post
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister Yeo-jong is now a vice director in the Central Committee of the Workers Party. The official Rodong Sinmun daily on Thursday reported on Kim's visit to a cartoon film studio in Pyongyang and referred to Kim Yeo-jong who accompanied her brother by that title. >> Full Text

Korean Farmers' Music Added to UNESCO Heritage List
Nongak has been added to UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list. UNESCO said the music is characterized by "independence, openness and creativity and has served to provide a cultural identity to both performers and audiences." >> Full Text

Samsung Staff Resist Massive Selloff
A massive selloff of Samsung subsidiaries has hit a hurdle with staff of Samsung Techwin, the conglomerate's defense unit, forming an emergency committee to resist the sale of their company to Hanwha Group. Hanwha announced Thursday it is buying four chemical and defense firms from the Samsung Group for W1.9 trillion. >> Full Text

Youngsters in thermal underwear participate in an energy-saving campaign in Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

TV personality Park Ji-yoon poses with children at a Salvation Army charity event in Seoul on Thursday. /News 1

Actress So Yi-hyun smiles during a promotional event for a fashion brand in Seoul on Thursday.

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