Per-Capita GDP to Drop for 1st Time in 6 Years
Korea's per-capita GDP is expected to drop for the first time in six years. The LG Economic Research Institute on Monday estimated Korea's per-capita GDP at US$27,400 if this year's real economic growth rate amounts to a conservative 2.6 percent. >> Full Text

Massive Job Creation Project to Ease Youth Unemployment
The government hopes to create 200,000 new jobs by 2017 in a bid to ease youth unemployment, it said Monday. The youth unemployment rate has surged to levels last seen just after the 1998 Asian financial crisis. >> Full Text

Star-Studded Period Film Another Box-Office Smash
The period espionage film "Assassination" got off to a good start by setting new records at the box office. It has already taken the No. 1 spot in ticket sales this year on opening day and drawn 3.37 million viewers in its first week of release. >> Full Text

Girls cool themselves in an artificial waterfall in Busan on Tuesday. /Newsis

A duty-free store is packed with tourists in Seoul on Tuesday.

Actress Min Hyo-rin poses at a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Tuesday.

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