Power Vacuum Prevents Korea from Forging Ties with Trump
Korea is unlikely to be able to forge vital ties with new U.S. President Donald Trump amid the power vacuum here until at least July. "Even if a presidential election is held in April or May, the new president wouldn't be able to visit Washington in the first half of the year," a government source here said Sunday.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Culture Minister Resigns After Arrest
Acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn on Saturday accepted the resignation of Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Cho Yoon-sun, who has become the first Cabinet member to be arrested while in office.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean Media Blur out Tall Buildings in Seoul
North Korean media blurred or pixelated images of major landmarks or tall buildings in Seoul in reports on recent candlelight protests here. The aim seems to be to make the city look less impressive but still milk political instability here to maximum effect.
BUSINESS
Low-Income Earners Owe W39 Million a Head
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.