IKEA Opening Pulls Crowds Despite Freezing Weather
Shoppers braved freezing temperatures on Thursday to form a 200 m queue to the entrance of Korea's first IKEA furniture store. Traffic near the KTX station in Gwangmyeong south of Seoul came to a grinding halt in front of the sprawling store. >> Full Text
SME Staff Earn 60% of Wages at Big Conglomerates
The annual salaries of staff in small and medium-sized companies stands at only 60 percent of what workers in major business conglomerates make, according to a survey of 1,500 companies by the Korea CXO Research Institute on Thursday. >> Full Text

N.Korea Seeks Wage Hikes at Kaesong Complex
The joint-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex faces yet another problem as North Korea seeks to hike wages for its workers there. The North on Tuesday refused to accept a letter from South Korea protesting against its revision of rules on workers' wages. >> Full Text

Girls have fun sledding at the Han River Park in Ttukseom, Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

Volunteers pack boxes of gifts for charity ChildFund Korea in Busan on Thursday.

Cha Ye-ryun and Yoo Ji-tae pose at a press preview of their new film in Seoul on Thursday.

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