40 Koreans Kill Themselves Every Day
An average of 40 people committed suicide every day in 2013. According to Statistics Korea on Tuesday, 14,427 people, or 39.5 on daily average killed themselves last year, up 267 on-year. The suicide rate remained a whopping 28.5 for every 100,000 people in 2013, up 0.4 on-year. >> Full Text

Kim Jong-un Disappears from Radar
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been out of the public eye for 20 days since attending a concert on Sept. 3 with his wife Ri Sol-ju. This has led to speculation that he is ill. In July he was seen on state TV in July with a slight limp in his right leg and again earlier this month limping on his left leg. >> Full Text

N.Korea 'Developing Satellite-Guided Bomb'
North Korea is developing a new precision-guided bomb, similar to the U.S.' GPS-guided joint direct attack munitions or JDAMs, the military here believes. The JDAM is a GPS-guided bomb with a range of 28 km and alleged accuracy of about 13 m. The North's new bomb is believed to have a range of some 10 km. >> Full Text

Women enjoy autumnal scenery in a buckwheat field in Seoul on Tuesday. /News 1

North Korean synchronized swimmers cheer their fellow athletes during the women's weightlifting at the Asian Games in Incheon on Tuesday.

Actress Esom poses at a press junket of her new film in Seoul on Tuesday.

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