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 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Canadian art rock band Suuns rise on Seoul...

Canadian art rockers Suuns will take to the stage at HanaTour V Hall in the Hongik University area on Sunday, June 17, together with Detroit post-punk outfit Protomartyr and Korea's own indie darlings, 3rd Line Butterfly. The Korea Times caught up wit...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Korea's supremacy in cushion compact at stake...

Concerns have grown over Korea's status as a leader in the global cushion compact market, since the Supreme Court recently nullified AmorePacific's patent on the special sponge inside its cushion compact. Cushion compact is a makeup product combin...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Seoul to inspect old buildings...

Seoul will provide free safety inspections for old buildings in the city, the local government said, Sunday. The safety checks will begin in July. The initiative came after a four-story building collapsed near Sinyongsan Station on June 3 that injured one...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Korea loses ISD case...

The Korean government has lost a legal dispute with an Iranian company over the latter's abortive takeover of Daewoo Electronics in 2011, officials said last week....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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MMORPGs dominate local mobile game market...

There are many kinds of video gaming genres, but Korean gamers have a special love for massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs)....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Kim-Trump meeting circus...
 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Key developments leading up to US-North Korea summit...

The following is a chronology of major developments in the relations between the United States and North Korea in 2018 leading up to the first-ever summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un on Singapore's resort island of Sentosa on Tuesday....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump: 'I'd absolutely invite Kim to White House'...

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would "absolutely" invite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the White House. After the two leaders signed a "comprehensive" document about their agreements during an historic summit in Singapore...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump pummels G7 democratic allies but loves autocrats...

President Donald Trump's penchant for pummeling allies while pampering adversaries was perversely apparent in the last few days....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018...

Today is Wednesday, June 13, the 164th day of 2018. There are 201 days left in the year....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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War veterans hope peace on Korean Peninsula...

While negotiations on how to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula are likely to continue well beyond this week's historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a more immediate goal could be a peace treaty to end t...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Moon says Singapore summit 'lays groundwork for world peace'...

"President Moon said President Trump has achieved a great success in the North Korea-U.S. summit, laying the foundation for peace not only on the Korean Peninsula but in the entire world," Moon's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said of a tel...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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'After-work get-together not work'...

Attending an after-work get-together organized for workers in the same company is not recognized as work because the activity is for boosting employee morale, irrelevant of the attendees' labor-related service provisions under contract, the government...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Putin, Xi at center stage of Shanghai summit...

Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed the success of the latest Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit held in Qingdao, Sunday. While the session saw multiple leaders in attendance, it was Beijing's relationship with Moscow that was center stage...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Samsung sets to introduce foldable mobile...

Foldable phones are coming - it's only a matter of time - and Samsung Electronics will be the first company in the world to put one on the market, possibly as soon as next year....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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With enemies like you, who needs friends?...
 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump, Kim sign agreement on denuclearization, security of North Korea...

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy. "President Trump committed...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump tweets 'missle,' 'stoped'...

At 6 a.m. Singapore time (7 a.m. Korean time), three hours before his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, U.S. President Donald Trump made two spelling errors when he tweeted, "The fact that I am having a meeting is a major loss for the U.S.,...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Will US get out of the way?...

The unlikely spectacle unfolding in Singapore this month, with the leaders of North Korea and the U.S. meeting in an attempt to bridge differences that have persisted for over 60 years, provokes great confusion....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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DAILY FORTUNE - JUNE 13, 2018...
 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Did Kim get a boost from elevated shoes?...

Did you see something amiss when U.S. President Donald Trump met, shook hands and walked with Kim Jong-un for their historic summit at the Capella Hotel in Singapore on Tuesday morning? They did not appear much different in height when they stood together...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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HBC Festival goes south...

As the U.S. military relocation from Seoul to Pyeongtaek is well underway, the area surrounding Seoul's Yongsan Garrison is becoming unrecognizable. Not just soldiers have moved on, but also businesses that serve them, including real estate agents, he...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump, Kim kick off U.S.-North Korea summit with a handshake...

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands and smiled as they started a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday (June 12), just months after they traded insults and threats of nuclear war....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Inter-Korean exchanges likely to speed up...

South and North Korea will likely speed up the inter-Korean economic exchanges amid thaws in relations between the North and the U.S....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Follow-up talks to deal with sensitive details...

It appears follow-up talks to the North Korea-US summit will be essential, as the agreement reached on Tuesday on North Korea's denuclearization was made at a broad level without details. At the summit at the Capella Hotel in Singapore, North Korean l...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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US, North Korea may clash over troops cut, THAAD...

The United States and North Korea signed a symbolic agreement for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and lasting peace, Tuesday, but they must tackle sensitive military issues to move their relations forward. These issues may include reducing the nu...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump: US will stop joint drills with South Korea...

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will stop "provocative and expensive" war games with South Korea in a surprise reference to the joint military exercises Pyongyang has criticized as a rehearsal of invasion....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

AR becoming essential for smartphones...

Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that was used in military devices to provide additional information in the wearer's vision. Now, AR technology is increasingly used in various kinds of devices....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Foreign Line...

French chef offers pasta pop-up, Zen master leads casual conversation, Space One holds rooftop fundraiser in Shinheung Market...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Kim takes center stage of global diplomacy...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore, Tuesday, apparently helped him change his reputation from a "madman" to a "normal leader," analysts says. The agreement the two leaders signed also...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Trump with Kim [PHOTOS]...

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for the first time for their historic summit Tuesday on Singapore's resort island of Sentosa....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Fintech emerging as investment tool...

An increasing number of retail investors are using fintech app platforms as investment tools. To capitalize on this growing trend, fintech companies, which used to offer simple wire transfers or account checking services, have expanded their operations in...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Moon expresses hope for successful US-North Korea summit...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed hope for the success of the historic U.S.-North Korea summit Tuesday, which he said would open a new era of a peaceful, nuclear-free Korean Peninsula....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Companies preparing for biz with North Korea...

With the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un having happened in Singapore, companies in South Korea are busy readying themselves to grab business opportunities expected to be coming from economic coopera...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Polar bear to find new home at UK...
 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Tea ceremony class...
 2018-06-22 09:13 

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New start for peace...

The first U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore Tuesday raised expectations for new relations between the foes of the 1950-53 Korean War and the peace process for the Korean Peninsula. U.S. President Donald Trump said his meeting with North Korean leader K...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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Joint statement of Trump, Kim [FULL TEXT]...

Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Kim tries to show 'image of openness' through Singapore tour...

SINGAPORE - Is it a sign that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is interested in opening up his reclusive regime? Or was it just his gesture to show his confidence ahead of a historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump? These are some of the questions ...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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[PROFILE] Kim's entourage...

Much attention will be on Kim Jong Un at his historic summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump. But the 34-year-old North Korean leader also brought a group of trusted lieutenants to Singapore, with at least four high-powered women including his own sis...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

New police chief nomination on back burner...

The appointment of a new police chief has been delayed due to a series of high-stakes events. Worse, should an ongoing political standoff continue, the selection may be put off further as the nominee is subject to National Assembly approval. Considering N...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

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To expand parts distribution center...

Mercedes-Benz Korea CEO Dimitris Psillakis, center, poses with the company's key stakeholders, Monday, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of its parts distribution center in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

'I'm so happy': Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet...

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for the first time....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Words worth a thousand pictures...

In the last few years Singapore has positioned itself as a new Switzerland. A place of neutrality in which nations may converge and seek diplomacy and dialogue rather than posturing and provocations. The 2015 summit between China and Taiwan at which Ma Yi...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

US-NK summit might ease 'Korea Discount'...

Expectations are growing among investors that the summit between the U.S. and North Korea might not only bring peace to the Korean peninsula but also end the undervaluing of Korean stocks....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

US repeal of net neutrality rekindles debate in Korea...

After months of delays, the repeal by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of net neutrality is finally taking effect. The question is how the decision by the U.S. telecom regulator will affect the telecommunications industry in Korea....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

10 years of SHINee: 'This is just the beginning'...

"Our capability of giving every song a distinct SHINee style is what makes us strong on music charts," Minho of SHINee said during a press conference held at Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas in southern Seoul, Monday. Commemorating their 10-yea...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Trump, Kim pass hamburger lunch...

There was no hamburger lunch after all. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had a rather formal set-course lunch instead during their summit at the Capella Hotel, Singapore, Tuesday. The menu revealed by the White House was a c...

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

Hope for more progress following Singapore summit...

In the joint statement signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after their Singapore summit Tuesday, a few broad points were made regarding the issue of the denuclearization of North Korea....

 2018-06-22 09:13 

Korea Times

TAKE A LOOK: Kim-Trump summit in chronological order...

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un walk together after their meeting at Capella Hotel in Singapore, Tuesday. Reuters...

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