Most Citizens Are Proud to Be Korean
More than seven out of every 10 Korean are proud of their citizenship and a majority say Korea is better than other countries, a poll suggests. In a straw poll by Media Research for the Chosun Ilbo on the daily's 95th anniversary, some 73.5 percent of respondents said they are proud to be Korean. >> Full Text
Seoul Slams N.Korean Human Rights Abuses at UN
South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul on Wednesday slammed North Korea's attempts to discredit UN human rights resolutions against North Korea after a defector admitted he lied. Cho said he felt "deep pity" for the North's efforts to deny the horrible human rights abuses in the isolated state. >> Full Text

Daeboreum Boosts Imported Nut Sales
Imported nut sales have increased recently as Daeboreum, the first full moon of the lunar year, fell on Thursday. It is an age-old tradition called "bureom" in Korea to eat nuts on Daeboreum, as the cracking and eating of hard-shelled nuts is believed to keep the face from breaking out and make teeth stronger. >> Full Text

Children make wishes on the moon in a hanok village in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. /Newsis

Models promote scarves in a store in Seoul on Wednesday.

Gu Ha-ra of Kara poses at a promotional event for a fashion brand in Seoul on Wednesday.

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