Long-Lived Koreans Take Dim View of Their Own Health
Koreans take a dimmer view of their own health than any other people in the OECD, a survey suggests. The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs compared life expectancy to subjective health self-assessment in the OECD in a report published last month. >> Full Text
Japan to Take Independent Sanctions Against N.Korea
Japan is closing its borders to all North Koreans after the North tested long-range missile technology by launching a space rocket on Sunday. The measure also applies to members of a massive pro-North Korean association of Korean Japanese called Chongryon who travel to the North and seek to return to Japan. >> Full Text

How to Choose Hanbok for the Lunar New Year
Hanbok or traditional Korean dress became a surprise fashion trend last year, with many young people going to work dressed in hanbok or visiting old palaces with friends. The Lunar New Year offers another great opportunity to get decked out in traditional garb. >> Full Text

Incheon International Airport bustles with people on Wednesday. /Newsis

Visitors pack a duty-free shop in Seoul on Wednesday.

Cheerleaders perform during a basketball match between Goyang Orions and Seoul SK Knights in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday.

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