Korea's Youth Unemployment Soars While OECD's Shrinks
Unemployment among young people aged 15 to 29 in the OECD shrank 13.9 percent on average over last decade, but in Korea it soared 28.3 percent even though the young population dwindled. The Korea Economic Research Institute on Monday said data shows that the average youth unemployment rate among members of the rich-countries club declined 1.3 percentage points from 2008 to 2018.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Evidence Proves More Bribes to Ex-President Lee
Prosecutors have evidence of another bribe Samsung paid in the form of legal fees on behalf of ex-President Lee Myung-bak to cover U.S. litigation involving an auto-parts maker he owned by proxy.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea 'Conducted Long-Range Missile Engine Test'
South Korean military intelligence on Monday concluded tentatively that North Korea's "very important test" in Tongchang-ri near the Chinese border last week was of a new liquid-fuel engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile.
BUSINESS
SUVs Account for More Than Half of Hyundai-Kia's U.S. Sales
Sport utility vehicles accounted for more than 50 percent of all Hyundai and affiliate Kia's sales in the U.S. this year for the first time ever thanks to their expanding lineups. Hyundai sold 333,452 SUVs and Kia 334,876.