Category: General

S. Korea, China agree to establish two more military hotlines

SEOUL– South Korea and China agreed Tuesday to set up two more military hotlines to prevent incidents and enhance trust, Seoul’s defense ministry said.The defense ministries of the two neighbors signed a revised memorandum of understanding on the esta…

Portion of male births of newborns hits record low last year

SEOUL– The portion of male births of the total newborns in South Korea declined to a record low last year, data showed Monday, in the latest sign that traditional preference for male children has waned.The ratio of baby boys to every 100 newborn girls…

Hundreds of cars trapped on coastal highway amid heavy snow

SEOUL/CHUNCHEON– Hundreds of cars were trapped on some parts of a highway along the east coast Monday as heavy snowfall caused a traffic gridlock, the road authority said.Gangwon Province received about 10 centimeters of snowfall earlier in the day, w…