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 2018-09-18 12:44 

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'The Guest' explores exorcism, supernatural power...

OCN, a cable movie channel leading in genre experiments, brings exorcism and Shamanism to the local drama market, currently crowded with courtroom dramas and crime thrillers. The upcoming mystery thriller "The Guest," directed by Kim Hong-sun who ...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Koreans tell skater Viktor Ahn to go back to Russia...

Korean-born Russian short-track speed skater Viktor Ahn has been branded an opportunist for returning to Korea. Many Koreans do not approve of his move and have urged him to go back to Russia....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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[INTERVIEW] Park Hang-seo's magical effect on ROK-Vietnam relations...

Who might be the most famous Korean to the 100 million Vietnamese these days? The answer is definitely Park Hang-seo, coach of Vietnam's U-23 national football team. He has realized the dream of Vietnam by leading the team to the first semi-final at t...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Seoul to set up international press center for inter-Korean summit...

The press center will be operated during the inter-Korean summit, slated for Sept. 18-20, according to Cheong Wa Dae....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Hollywood star and 1970s sex symbol Burt Reynolds dead at 82...
 2018-09-18 12:44 

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DAILY FORTUNE - September 8, 2018...
 2018-09-18 12:44 

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South Korea calls for international support for Moon-Kim summit...

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha called for international society to deliver strong support for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula in a meeting with foreign diplomats here Friday. At a luncheon meeting with the diplomats, she underlined the need for the...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Canon reveals first full-frame mirror-less camera...

Japanese camera maker Canon revealed its first full-frame mirror-less camera, the EOS R, on the Korean market, Friday....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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LG CEO visits ZKW plant in Austria...

LG Electronics CEO and Vice Chairman Jo Seong-jin, third from left, inspects an auto parts production line in ZKW's factory in Wieselburg, Austria, Wednesday. Jo visited its Austrian automotive lighting system firm for the first time since LG acquired...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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[Test drive] New Avante returns as 'my first car'...

NAMYANGJU, Gyeonggi Province -- For many Koreans, Hyundai Motor's Avante was the first car they owned because of the car's efficient size, fuel economy, price and better-than-expected driving performance....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Korea's socialist experiment - not bad but feasible?...

Jang Ha-sung, President Moon Jae-in's top adviser, has been going all-out to defend his boss' signature "income-led growth" policy. The former anti-chaebol professor's promotional tour was highlighted by his rare on-the-record meeting ...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Chung proclaims shift to 'smart mobility'...

Hyundai Motor proclaimed a shift from being just a carmaker to a provider of smart mobility services to cope with rapid changes in the automobile industry, the company's chief said, Friday....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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'Inclusive state'...

President Moon Jae-in has floated the idea of building what he calls an "inclusive state." In a meeting with 130 officials and experts Thursday, Moon called on the government to come up with a long-term roadmap to build this inclusive state. He sa...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Kavanaugh is flexible...
 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Moon's envoy visits China to brief on North Korea visit outcome...

Chung Eui-yong flew to Beijing earlier in the day accompanied by Qiu Guohong, the Chinese Ambassador to South Korea, to meet with Yang Jiechi, a ranking member of China's Communist Party who is in charge of foreign affairs....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Free movie screenings at Seoul Grand Park on Sept. 8-9...

Japanese animation "Your Name" (2017) and Hollywood romantic drama "La La Land" (2016) will be screened on Saturday and "Hachi: A Dog's Tale" (2010) and "Jurassic Park 1" (1993) on Sunday....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Potential of biotech...

Biotechnology is an industry that will feed the nation in the future. It is a crucial sector that can help the Korean economy grow and sustain itself, as the electronics-information communications industry did in the past. The nation began to recognize bi...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Asiana Woori card...

Kim Seung-rock, second from right, director of Woori Bank Vietnam, and Lee Sang-hoon, second from left, head of Asiana Airlines Vietnam branch, hold large replicas of the Asiana Woori Card which was launched at the bank's office in Hanoi, Thursday. Ca...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Smoking while driving increases risk of accident?...

A lawmaker's recent proposal to ban smoking while driving is causing controversy. Supporters say it will prevent drivers from being distracted while smokers claim it will infringe on their rights....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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'I have arrived in South Korea. Now what?' (3)...

There are some North Korean women who are tricked into going to China, but in my case, I willingly went through human trafficking. My family was starving, we were outcasts in North Korean society. I was bought by a Chinese man with mental problems. I real...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Saturday, September 8, 2018...

Today is Saturday, September 8, the 251st day of 2018. There are 114 days left in the year....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Seoul is new US nuclear negotiator's first stop...

Stephen Biegun, a former Ford executive and Washington's newly-appointed chief negotiator for Pyongyang's denuclearization, will visit South Korea from Monday to Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday. This will be Biegun's fir...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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'Money' reveals secrets behind Rob Moore's wealth...

Rob Moore is an entrepreneur who has found success through property investment, education, and public speaking....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Dangerous lean: Construction site collapse undermines Seoul kindergarten [PHOTOS]...

A three-story kindergarten building in Sangdo-dong, just south of the Han River in Seoul, leaned perilously in the middle of Thursday night as earth at a neighboring construction site gave away. A 119 emergency report was received at 11:22 p.m. and person...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Preschool building collapse in Seoul narrowly misses disaster...

Around 11:20 p.m. Thursday night, residents living near Sangdo Kindergarten in Dongjak-gu in Seoul heard a series of sharp crashing sounds. The three-story preschool building buckled as a retaining wall, which was supporting the foundations of the buildin...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Carmakers worried about new penalty scheme...

The automobile industry is expressing concerns about a government plan to impose punitive measures on carmakers negligent in recalls....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Five immigration cops face accusation of violence against Uzbek student...

Five immigration officials will be charged with violence against an Uzbek student during a crackdown on undocumented foreigners in South Gyeongsang Province in July. After a two-month probe, the Gyeongsang Provincial Police Agency said Friday it had deman...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Running is learning...

Students cheer at an event hosted by KB Kookmin Bank at Cheongju Girls' High School in North Chungcheong Province, Thursday. The bank has started a nationwide campaign to encourage the young to jog and run amid the lack of exercise in the country....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Two Koreas ask UN to circulate 'Panmunjom Declaration'...

North Korea and South Korea are asking the U.N. to circulate a declaration their leaders agreed to in April that vows to remove nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War. North Korea's U.N. Mission said a...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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September 11, coffee and Russia in 19th century Korea (part 1)...

Coffee culture in Korea is complicated. It is a relatively new beverage to the peninsula and has been associated with sophistication on one hand and decadence on the other. According to a recent Korea Times headline, coffee is Koreans' favorite drink ...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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N. Korea leader rules out US troop pullout...

For many South Korean conservatives, talks over a declaration of an end to the 1950-53 Korean War has raised concerns over the possible pullout of U.S. troops stationed here as repeatedly demanded by North Korea, and the weakening of the bilateral allianc...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Faster multi-role auxiliary vessel delivered to Navy...

The Navy has received a multi-role auxiliary vessel equipped with upgraded load capacity and increased speed, the nation's defense acquisition administration said Friday. Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the Korean shipbuilder, started manufacturing th...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Talking heads make sense...

In a recent discussion with a rather distinguished gentleman, I remarked that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to me personally more a career politician than a statesman....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Salt of the earth...

It is embarrassing to admit that it took more than 40 years for me to feel that I can claim to make good kimchi. Now that I feel somewhat more confident about that ability, I can also share with non-kimchi-making people that the key to good kimchi is a ma...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Moon's approval rating dips below 50%...
 2018-09-18 12:44 

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NIKE's new campaign...
 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Why statism today?...

Statism takes varied forms from monarchism to totalitarianism. Monarchism refers to a system of monopoly of power by a king or queen, while totalitarianism is a system of total mobilization of power by a ruler. The former is an old type of despotic rule, ...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Vegetable thefts rise as hot weather, rain send prices soaring...

Thefts of vegetables and crops from farms and greenhouses are increasing after produce prices skyrocketed due to the long hot spell and heavy rain this summer....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Elliott demands demerger of Hyundai Mobis...

U.S. activist fund Elliott has issued a fresh corporate restructuring proposal to Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), demanding the group "demerger" its auto parts unit Hyundai Mobis....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Shinhan's takeover of Orange may trigger more M&As...

Shinhan Financial Group's recent decision to acquire Orange Life is likely to trigger more mergers and acquisitions in the financial sector as many companies are looking for opportunities to strengthen their business portfolios and become leading fina...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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How big is your circle of influence?...

"Yes we can!" A chant that defined a generation and catapulted Barack Obama into The White House. While not a new slogan (it was used by the United Farm Workers - and Bob the Builder in the U.K.), it encapsulated the spirit of the 2008 presidentia...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Trump's new Affordable Clean Energy plan poses dire threat to the health of Americans...

President Trump needs a new slogan for those red hats the White House sells, one that more closely reflects the true impact of his policies. Here's a suggestion: MASA, for Make Air Sooty Again....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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60% of foreign workers feel discrimination in Korea: research...

Three in five foreign workers in Korea (59.2 percent) said they have experienced discrimination, according to a report by the Gyeonggi Family and Women's Research Institute issued on Thursday. Out of a survey of 688 foreigners, 58.4 percent chose "...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Beauty YouTuber makes average person's yearly income in a month...

Risabae, one of the hottest beauty YouTubers in Korea, disclosed Thursday that she earns an average person's annual salary in a month as an online creator....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

Man jailed for importing, selling illegal diet pills...

A man in 20s was sentenced to 18 months' jail for importing and selling diet pills that contained illegal drugs. According to Incheon District Court Thursday, the man sold the diet pills called Fastin-XR, which contain psychotropic drugs called N-ethy...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Korea starts Bento era with deserved win...

It has been an important week for South Korean soccer. Last Saturday a new generation of stars that included Son Heung-min won gold and exemption from military service at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, and on Friday in Goyang, the senior national team...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

The Samsung engineer who handcrafts guitars...

Building guitars from scratch is an unusual hobby in Korea, especially for a 39-year-old salary man who works at Samsung SDI, the battery-making affiliate of Samsung - the nation's biggest conglomerate....

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Demographic shocks clouding Korea's future...

Kim Young-ji, a working mother in Seoul, gave up having a second child. She had dreamed of having at least two babies, but it wasn't long before she faced the harsh reality. As Korean women such as Kim are shunning childbirth like Kim, the number of b...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

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Spelling disaster: Yonhap miscalls Trump's security adviser John Bolton's name 'Michael Bolton'...

The embarrassing mistake was found in the lead sentence of the story published at 2:04 p.m. under the headline "Moon's top security adviser to hold talks with U.S. counterpart on N. Korea trip."...

 2018-09-18 12:44 

Korea Times

[INTERVIEW] Hot tips for those aspiring to work for K-stars...

Lee Sang-hwan, who worked in the human resources (HR) team at CJ ENM, Netmarble Games, JTBC and Big Hit Entertainment (the agency of K-pop titan BTS), is probably one of the best advisers in Korea regarding employment issues in the field of entertainment....

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