N.Korea Wins $1.3 Billion Investment Pledges from China
North Korea signed US$1.3 billion worth of investment deals with Chinese businesses at a trade fair in the Chinese border city of Dandong last week. Around 500 North Korean officials attended the trade fair. >> Full Text

Apple Posts Stellar Earnings as Samsung Flounders
Apple is widening its lead over rival Samsung with third-quarter sales of US$42.1 billion and a net profit of $8.47 billion. It was the highest-ever third-quarter earnings for Apple. Sales rose 12.4 percent on-year and net profit 12.9 percent. >> Full Text

European Household Goods Get Cheaper
Some European household goods are getting cheaper than those of their Chinese rivals as the won strengthens and tariff cuts go into effect. The Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement, which went into effect in 2011, lifted six to eight percent of import duties on household items. >> Full Text

People visit Changgyeong Palace for a night tour in Seoul on Tuesday. The palace is open late until Nov. 2. /News 1

Models promote heaters in a store in Seoul on Tuesday. /News 1

Min-ah of girl group Girls Day smiles at a press junket for her new film in Seoul on Tuesday.

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