Another California City to Honor Sex Slavery Victims
The suburb of Fullerton in Orange County, California will set up a memorial to women who were forced into sexual slavery. It will be the 11th of its kind in the U.S. as part of a Korean-led campaign to shame Japan into taking responsibility for the atrocity. >> Full Text

N.Korea Selects Scores More Cheerleaders for Asiad
North Korea has selected even more cheerleaders to be sent to Incheon for the Asian Games. Radio Free Asia on Wednesday said authorities recruited 150 female university students in Pyongyang last month and another 150 from among performers. >> Full Text

'Pope Factor' Boosts Sales of Kia Soul
Sales of Kia's boxy compact Soul have surged after it was picked to transport Pope Francis during his recent visit to Korea. Kia on Thursday said average daily sales of the vehicle totaled 33 units from Aug. 11 to 19. That was up around 65 percent compared to the average daily sales of 20 a day in July. >> Full Text

Rain drenches Gwanghwamun in Seoul on Thursday.

Students smile during a graduation ceremony at Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul on Thursday.

Actress Song Hye-kyo poses at a press preview of her new film in Seoul on Thursday.

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