Minors Earn More Than W500 Billion from Stocks, Real Estate
Minors have earned more than W530 billion in profits from stocks and real estate they given as a "living inheritance" to save death duties, according to data from the National Tax Service. Some 2,979 minors earned W353.6 billion in profits from stocks they were given by parents or other relatives between 2012 and 2016.
Warmbier Family Demands $1.1 Billion Compensation from N.Korea
Fans to Be Fined for Buying Air Tickets to Trail K-Pop Stars
Kim Jong-un Orders Halt to Border Casino Project
Shinhan Bank Basks in Halo of Vietnam Team's Korean Coach
Bangtan Boys Boost Korean Economy by W5.5 Trillion a Year
1 in 6 Workers Paid Less Than Minimum Wage
NATIONAL/POLITICS
3 Teens Killed by Carbon Monoxide at Mountain Inn
Three high school seniors died and seven others were found unconscious of carbon monoxide poisoning at a mountain inn in Gangwon Province on Tuesday. One of the teenagers regained consciousness after emergency treatment in hospital.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Vows to Promote Basketball
North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper dedicated the whole page on Tuesday to an article urging North Koreans to create a basketball boom across the isolated country.
BUSINESS
GM Gets Green Light for R&D Subsidiary in Korea
State-run Korea Development Bank has caved in to GM's demands to set up a research and development unit that critics feared was a preliminary to closing down car factories here.