Korea Could Fall Further Behind Japan Again
The economic gap between Korea and Japan may widen again, according to Hyundai Research Institute on Monday. The institute said Korea's potential economic growth rate continues to decline while Japan's is inching up. The gap has been narrowing gradually since the 1980s.
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Win Against Zambia Augurs Well for U-20s at World Cup
2 in 3 Companies to Boost Facilities Investment This Year
Mercedez-Benz Releases New Luxury Sedan
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Park
Prosecutors on Monday requested an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye on bribery and other corruption charges. The move came after Park was questioned for some 22 hours last Tuesday.
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
Samsung Ready to Take Pre-Orders for New Flagship Phone
Samsung will soon start taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 smartphone throughout the country. Industry insiders expect the new flagship phone to be an even bigger hit than its predecessor.