Wealth Still Concentrated in Gangnam
Seoul wealthiest taxpayers are still concentrated south of the Han River in Seoul, the area now world-famous as Gangnam, but other districts are coming up fast. Lawmaker Kim Jong-min analyzed tax collection data in Seoul compiled by the National Tax Service.
Korean Automakers Now Produce More Cars Abroad Than at Home
Chinese Police Could Help out on Jeju
USFK Chief Discusses N.Korean Threats
Autumn Foliage Season Begins
3 Missing After Chopper Crash in Naval Exercise
Subway, Railway Workers Go on Strike
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Chinese Tourists Dwindle for 1st Time
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Korea dropped for the first time last month. The Korea Tourism Organization on Friday said 873,771 Chinese tourists visited Korea in August, down five percent from the previous month.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Threatens to Continue Nuclear Arms Development
North Korea's foreign minister on Friday threatened that his country "will continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in both quantity and quality."
BUSINESS
Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Lotte Chairman
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is seeking an arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin on charges of breach of trust and embezzlement. Prosecutors said that they decided to arrest Shin given the severity of the charges.