More Couples Sleep in Separate Beds
A growing number of married couples are sleeping in separate beds to ensure a good night's sleep, untroubled by each other’s snoring and other disruptive habits. Retailers are swiftly catching on to the trend, and Korean furniture makers like Hanssem, Casamia and Iloom introduced separable beds last year.
Doomed Ferry Raised to Surface
Hong Kong Daily Slams China's 'Doomed' Boycott of Korea
U.S. Defense Chief Accuses China of Bossiness to Neighbors
Prosecutors Poised to Indict Park
Ribbon-Shaped Cloud Appears in Sky as Sewol Is Raised
Last Single Member of Girl Group SES Ties the Knot
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Most Top Officials' Assets Grew Last Year
Seven out of 10 high-ranking government officials and lawmakers saw their wealth grow last year, mainly due to a rise in the value of their real estate and stocks. The Government Public Ethics Committee publishes the figures each year.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Missile Test Fails
North Korea test-fired a missile from Wonsan, Kangwon Province on Wednesday morning but it exploded shortly after liftoff, the Defense Ministry here said. A military source here said it was probably a new, unproven type of missile.
BUSINESS
Gov't to Pump Trillions More into Daewoo Shipbuilding
The government and creditors have come up with an additional W5.8-trillion bailout package for ailing Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, which has posted four straight years of losses as it teeters on the brink of bankruptcy.