A growing number of teenage girls do workouts regularly, a survey suggests.
According to the survey of over 9,000 people nationwide conducted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, 54.9 percent of girls exercised more than once a week last year, up 19.7 percentage points from a year earlier...More
A parking lot is sparsely occupied in Jeju on Thursday.
Dark clouds loom over Jeju ahead of China's lunar New Year celebrations, also known as the Spring Festival, which has traditionally brought vast numbers of Chinese to the resort island.
Some 42,880 Chinese tourists are expected during the weeklong holiday from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, but that is down 8,505 from last year, according to the Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Tourism Association on Thursday...More
Purchases from foreign-based online retailers rebounded last year after retreating in 2015. Shoppers spent US$1.63 billion on online purchases last year, up 7 percent on-year, the Korea Customs Service said on Thursday...More
One in four low-income households shoulders an average debt of W39 million, four times more than their average annual income, according to the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs on Thursday (US$1=W1,178).
As of 2014, 26.8 percent of households that earn less than 50 percent of the median wage were in debt...More
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