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Urban newlyweds less likely to have children than in rural couples

Newly married couples in rural areas are more likely to have children than those in cities, a study showed Sunday. According to an award-winning paper released by Jeon Sae-ran and Lee Myeong-hoon of K...

Updated : 2016.12.04 17:05

‘We want Park gone now, not later’

It was the largest rally in South Korea’s history, held in an amazingly peaceful and orderly manner. Yet, the message was stern and unforgiving: President Park Geun-hye should be removed from office ...

Updated : 2016.12.04 17:04

South Koreans battling ‘Soon-sil Syndrome’

Housewife Shin Yang-joo, 52, finds herself unable to stay calm when she watches TV news.  Agitated and cross, she often gets on her computer to leave comments, sometimes with flavorful language, abou...

Updated : 2016.12.04 17:03

Public anger directed at politicians failing to remove Park

Politicians on both sides of the aisle have become the target of public anger for their collective failure to cope with a scandal engulfing President Park Geun-hye.  Above all, lawmakers of the rulin...

Updated : 2016.12.04 17:01

People speak out on Park, wait for parliament's answer

The National Assembly is set for a crucial week that may decide whether or not Park Geun-hye will become the second president in the nation’s history to be impeached.The largest protest in the nation...

Updated : 2016.12.04 16:46

Did US embassy join anti-Park rally?

The US embassy in Seoul was seen as possibly joining the protest against South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Saturday evening, turning a light off for one minute in tandem with protesters. The embassy’s one-minute blackout was captured on live TV and spotted by many protesters at the ...

Updated : 2016.12.04 16:41

Ruling party delegation to visit US to meet Trump transition team

A delegation of lawmakers from South Korea's ruling party will visit the United States this week to meet with the transition team of US President-elect Donald Trump and discuss policy issues related to the Korean Peninsula, party officials said Sunday.The Saenuri Party delegation led by Re...

Updated : 2016.12.04 15:32

S. Korea, US seek ways to counter N. Korea's SLBM threat

South Korea and US forces are stepping up efforts to better counter the growing threat from North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) that can disrupt the balance of power in Northeas...

Updated : 2016.12.04 13:56

Army appoints first female helicopter pilot instructor

South Korea's Army on Sunday said it appointed its first-ever female pilot instructor who will teach others to fly the country's military helicopters.It said warrant officer Jung Eun-hee has been tapp...

Updated : 2016.12.04 11:00

N. Korean escapees, Hwacheon residents get together for kimjang event

North Korean escapees at the Hanawon resettlement support center will get together with local residents to make kimchi, the unification ministry said Sunday.It said the kimjang event to be held on Monday in Hwacheon, 118km northeast of Seoul in Gangwon Province, with be attended by North K...

Updated : 2016.12.04 10:27

No. of multicultural students increases tenfold in 10 yrs

The number of multicultural students in South Korea has risen by more than 10-fold in the past decade, data showed Sunday.According to data from the Ministry of Education, 99,186 multicultural children are currently studying at elementary, middle and high schools in the country, accounting...

Updated : 2016.12.04 10:25

N. Korean leader, wife make appearance at air combat competition

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife made a rare joint appearance at an air combat training competition, the country's media reported Sunday.Kim watched the drill and provided "field guidance"...

Updated : 2016.12.04 09:41

More than 2 million take to streets calling for Park’s resignation

Up to 2.3 million people took to the streets across the nation on Saturday in their sixth consecutive weekend rally, to demand the President Park Geun-hye‘s resignation over an influence-peddling and...

Updated : 2016.12.03 22:49

[From the scene] Dec. 3 anti-Park rally in pictures

Around 1.6 million South Koreans rallied near the presidential office north of Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to demand the ouster of scandal-ridden President Park Geun-hye on Saturday.  Here ar...

Updated : 2016.12.03 22:27

[UPDATE] Up to 1.5 million march to presidential office in protest

Tens of thousands of South Koreans took to the streets of central Seoul on Saturday in their sixth consecutive weekend rally to demand the President Park Geun-hye’s resignation over an influence-pedd...

Updated : 2016.12.03 19:41