Purges in N.Korea's Upper Echelons Continue
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un keeps brutally asserting his hold on power with purges of the upper echelons, the government here confirmed Wednesday. >> Full Text

Explosions Dent Victory Lap of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7
Numerous reports of Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploding while recharging have prompted the electronics giant to halt supplies of the device. The smartphone hit stores on Aug. 19 and has been a runaway success. >> Full Text

Major Conglomerates Cut Back on Hiring
Major conglomerates like Hyundai, LG, Samsung and SK are cutting down on hiring as the slump shows no sign of lifting. Recruitment schedules published this week show that most conglomerates will start taking applications in September, conduct interviews in October and announce the successful candidates in November. >> Full Text

International students learn to make kimchi at an event in Seoul on Wednesday. /Newsis

Girls in military uniforms take a selfie at a job fair at COEX in Seoul on Wednesday. /Newsis

Han Ji-min and Gong Yoo smile at a preview of their new film in Seoul on Wednesday.

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