Deaths from Prostate, Pancreatic Cancers Rapidly Rise Over 3 Decades
The mortality rate of prostate and pancreatic cancers have risen sharply over the past three decades. A research team analyzed the death rates of 13 different types of cancers from 1983 to 2012 in Korea. >> Full Text

University Education Brings Smaller Wage Benefit
Korea has one of the highest proportions of university graduates in the world, but they earn less compared to non-graduates than in many other countries. According to a recent report by the OECD, a Korean university graduate earns W1.45 million. >> Full Text

Average Age of Seoul Residents Rises to 40 for 1st Time
In an indication of the degree to which Korea's population is aging, the average age of Seoul residents has climbed into the 40s for the first time, while senior citizens now account for 12 percent of the capital's population. >> Full Text

Staff show poinsettias at the National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province on Sunday.

Christmas lights are decorated in downtown Busan on Sunday.

Volunteers deliver coal briquettes to needy households in Incheon on Saturday. /Newsis

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