One in 10 Married Women Don't Want Children
A growing number of married couples in Korea are opting to have no children as the cost of raising them continues to soar. Statistics Korea on Monday said nine percent of women who tied the knot between 2005 and 2009 have decided not to have children. The proportion has risen from just two percent of those who married between 1980 and 1984.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Property Speculation Rife in Gangnam
Property speculation appears to be rife in in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district, where four out of 10 homes are owned by people who live in other parts of the country. Only 61.6 percent of the 151,100 privately owned homes in Gangnam district are owned by people who live there.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Defector May Have Been Driver
The UN Command which oversees the Joint Security Area in the border truce village of Panmunjom is releasing CCTV video footage of a North Korean soldier's dramatic defection on Thursday.
BUSINESS
Pre-Orders of iPhone X Sell out on 1st Day
Pre-orders for Apple's latest iPhone X were closed less than a day after being made available on Friday through Korea's three major mobile carriers. Some 150,000 handsets were allocated for the Korean market as the first batch of shipments.