Apple Dominates Global Smartphone Market Again
Apple now dominates the global smartphone market after rival Samsung lost market share last year, a shift clearly evident in fourth-quarter earnings announced Wednesday. Apple posted record revenues and profits in the last three months of 2014. >> Full Text

Ulleung Island's Squid-Fishing Way of Life Under Threat
Once abundant squid stocks in the East Sea have now almost been depleted by Chinese fishermen who operate in North Korean waters. This has caused tremendous hardship among fishermen on Ulleung Island, Korea's most famous squid fishing point. >> Full Text

Trade Deficit with EU Exceeds $10 Billion
GM Korea's exports to Europe plummeted around 20 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year. The carmaker, which had produced more than 90 percent of Chevrolets sold in Europe, took a direct hit following GM's decision to shut down the brand in Europe. >> Full Text

Korean Air staff show bokjori or straw rice strainers, believed to bring fortune and prosperity for the Lunar New Year, at Incheon International Airport on Wednesday. /Newsis

Actress Nam Kyu-ri attends the launch of a new computer game in Seoul on Wednesday.

Girl group AOA pose at the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards in Seoul on Wednesday.

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