Statues in China Honor Sex Slavery Victims
Activists have set up two statues in Shanghai commemorating women forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The statues represent a Korean and a Chinese woman and are the first such monuments in China.
Widowers Die Faster Than Married Men
New iPhones Fly Off Shelves
Most Koreans Feel Economy Is in Crisis
Hyundai to Recall 24,000 Sonatas Over Faulty Sunroof
Average Korean CEOs Is Weeks Short of Retirement Age
GM Korea's Compact SUV Likely to Be Best-Selling Korean Car Overseas
Top U.S. Diplomat to Discuss N.Korea Sanctions in Seoul
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken will visit Seoul for Friday and Saturday to discuss North Korea policies. The visit comes about a week after the defense and foreign ministers of the two countries met in Washington.
Another N.Korean Missile Launch Flops
North Korea botched the launch of another mid-range missile on Thursday, five days after the last one blew up shortly after lift-off. The launch came around 7 a.m. Thursday, shortly after the foreign and defense ministers of South Korea and the U.S. met in Washington.
Restructuring Shipbuilders 'Will Cost W31 Trillion'
Korea is expected to spend W31 trillion to mop up and downsize its ailing shipbuilding and shipping industries, the International Monetary Fund projects in a recent report. The IMF said it will take a decade for Korea to recover the money.