N.Korean Glamor Girl Makes Splash on Arrival in S.Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's rumored ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol turned many heads on arrival in South Korea on Sunday ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Some 1,000 police and security personnel were mobilized to protect her as she and her six-member entourage traveled by train from Seoul Station to Gangneung in Gangwon Province.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Troops to Be Slashed to 500,000 by 2022
The Defense Ministry pledged Friday to slash the number of troops from the current 620,000 to 500,000 and shorten mandatory military service from the current 21 months to 18 by 2022.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Media Fudges Cross-Border Olympic Deal
North Korean media on Thursday broadcast only part of a joint press release issued after the latest cross-border talks about the North's participation in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
BUSINESS
Computer Game Exports Soar
Korea's exports of computer games surpassed W5 trillion in 2017 and are expected to go beyond that this year. At this rate, analysts forecast that games will overtake cosmetics to rank among the country's top 15 exports.