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Leaders Are Far Too Relaxed About N.Korea's Denuclearization

U.S. President Donald Trump has recently repeatedly said there is all the time in the world for denuclearization talks with North Korea. He told reporters on Tuesday, “we have no time limit. We have no speed limit. Discussions are ongoing, and they’re going very, very well. We have no rush for speed… Source: Culture

5 Dead as Heat Wave Lingers

Sweltering heat has claimed five lives early this week alone.Temperatures on Thursday climbed to 37.3 degrees in Yeongcheon and 37.1 degrees in Euiseong, both in North Gyeongsang Province; and 37 degrees in Hapcheon and Yangsan in South Gyeongsang Province, according to the Korea Meteorological Admi… Source: Culture

Bathing Suits Shatter Fashion Barriers

The latest swimsuit styles transcend functionality and are shattering the barriers between swimwear and casualwear.Some swimsuits are made with knitted fabric or mimic cotton T-shirts. A key example is the bodysuit, which became popular in the 1980s and 90s and is making a comeback in retro fashion…. Source: Culture

Moon to Meet Kim Jong-un Again in Late August

President Moon Jae-in is expected to visit Pyongyang in late August for another meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Cheong Wa Dae on Thursday held a meeting to review progress in the agreement the two leader signed in their historic summit on April 27 “The meeting was held to prepare for a… Source: Culture

Daycare Centers Under Fire After Toddler Deaths

An 11-month-old baby died at a private daycare center in Seoul’s Hwagok-dong on Wednesday when a carer sat on him.The incident came just a day after a four-year-old girl died in a boiling hot minibus in Dongducheon, Gyeonggi Province after being left alone inside for seven hours. The incident has ca… Source: Culture

Minimum Wage Hike Drives up Demand for Self-Service Kiosks

Self-service kiosks are mushrooming in stores around the country as businesses take fright at the minimum wage hike. Burger King, the epitome of a dead-end minimum wage employer, already operates self-service kiosks at 67 percent of its 313 stores across Korea and now plans to install them at all of… Source: Culture

Korean-Kazakh Figure Skater Dies in Stabbing

Ethnic-Korean Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten died on Thursday after being stabbed in the capital of Almaty. He was 25.Russian and Kazakh news media reported that Ten was stabbed when he fought two unidentified men who were trying to steal the wing mirrors of his car. He was taken to hospital but die… Source: Culture

Midsize Home Appliance Maker Makes Inroads into U.S. Market

Home appliance maker Dayou Winia said Thursday it will supply refrigerators to the U.S. market.The company recently signed a contract with a U.S. department store to ship about 130,000 refrigerators from next year to 2022. Under the deal, which is worth an estimated US$200 million, five types of ref… Source: Culture