Korea Scraps Adultery Law
The Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down the singularly punitive adultery law, which was enacted back in 1953. The court in a 7-2 decision ruled that the law breaches individual rights and violates the Constitution. Six votes were required to overturn the law. >> Full Text

N.Korea Demands More Money for Kaesong Workers
North Korea on Tuesday told South Korea it is raising the minimum wage for North Korean workers at the joint Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex to US$74 in March. The North also told the South that it will now collect 15 percent of wages plus overtime pay for "social security." >> Full Text

Most Korean Kids Still Want to Be Teachers
Teaching remains the most popular profession among schoolkids in Korea, according to a survey by the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training. The institute polled 18,402 schoolchildren across the nation. >> Full Text

Models promote nuts in a store in Seoul on Thursday, ahead of Daeboreum, the first full moon of the lunar new year.

Girls hang the national flag in Daejeon on Thursday, ahead of March 1 Independence Movement Day. /Newsis

Girl group EXID pose at an event promoting milk in Seoul on Thursday.

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