Substantial Part of Fine Dust Pollution Blamed on China
The government on Wednesday claimed that anywhere between 30 and 80 percent of fine dust pollution in Korea comes from overseas, mostly from China. Pollution from China was particularly high between November and April and relatively low between June and August.
Most S.Koreans Condemn N.Korea's Human Rights Abuses
Marriages Hit Record Low Last Year
N.Korea Complains of 'Severe Hardship'
Trump Reverses Some Sanctions on N.Korea
Disgraced Ex-President's House Auctioned off
Cinema Attendance for February Hits Record High
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Human Error Blamed for Misfiring Missile
Negligent maintenance staff have been blamed for a new homegrown medium-range missile taking off accidentally at an Air Force unit in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on Monday.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Withdraws from Liaison Office with S.Korea
North Korean has withdrawn its liaison office with South Korea. The North notified the South of the abrupt move Friday at the two Koreas' weekly meeting at their joint offices in the Northern city of Kaesong.
BUSINESS
Samsung to Launch 5G Flagship Smartphone Next Month
Samsung is ready to launch the fifth-generation mobile wireless technology with its Galaxy S10 smartphone. The electronics giant said Thursday that it will release the 5G version of the Galaxy S10 on April 5 in Korea.