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 2019-12-14 04:00 

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(Yonhap Interview) Alcantara in talks with Hyundai over Genesis models...

By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- Alcantara S.p.A., maker of an upmarket suede......

 2019-12-14 03:39 

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(2nd LD) LG honorary chairman dies at age 94...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead; ADDS more details in paras 2-5) SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- LG Grou......

 2019-12-14 02:41 

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(LEAD) LG honorary chairman dies at age 94...

(ATTN: ADDS more details throughout) SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- LG Group Honorary Chair......

 2019-12-14 02:11 

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LG honorary chairman dies at age 94...

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- LG Group Honorary Chairman Koo Cha-kyung died Saturday at age 9......

 2019-12-14 01:31 

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Russia provides 1,355 tons of refined oil to N. Korea in Oct....

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- Russia provided 1,355 tons of refined oil to North Korea in Oct......

 2019-12-14 01:00 

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PyeongChang invites tourists to trout and snow festivals...

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- PyeongChang, the venue of the 2018 Winter Olympics, is gearing ......

 2019-12-14 01:00 

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Seoul stocks set to extend gains next week on trade deal optimism...

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks are expected to continue to rise next week ......

 2019-12-14 00:00 

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'Solely about me' theme dominates 2019 publishing market...

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) --...

 2019-12-13 23:54 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 14)...

Real estate nightmare Price control of new apartments in so-called hot zones to stamp ou......

 2019-12-13 23:53 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Dec. 14)...

Biegun's visit: North Korea should not stick to year-end deadline U.S. Special Repr......

 2019-12-13 23:53 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2019-12-13 23:00 

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Moon in dilemma over next prime minister...

By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- Having picked a nominee to become justice min......

 2019-12-13 20:18 

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(LEAD) Esper says U.S. to be 'tested soon' on nuclear talks with N. Korea...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks by Esper, details in paras 7, 9-14)By Lee Haye-ah WASHI......

 2019-12-13 18:19 

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Esper says U.S. to be 'tested soon' on nuclear talks with N. Korea...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Fr......

 2019-12-13 14:46 

KBS World

Gas Prices Likely to Fall from Next Week After Monthlong Gain...

[Economy] : Gasoline prices nationwide have risen for one month but are expected to drop again next week.According to Opinet, an oil price information website run by the Korea National Oil Corporation, the national average price of regular gasoline rose f...

 2019-12-13 14:34 

KBS World

LG's Honorary Chairman Dies at Age 94...

[Economy] : The honorary chairman of LG Group Koo Cha-kyung died on Saturday aged 94. He was born in 1925 as the eldest son of LG founder Koo In-hwoi.Following his father's death, he led the company for 25 years from 1970 to 1995 as the conglomerate&#...

 2019-12-13 14:34 

KBS World

'Global GDP to Rise 0.3% on US-China Initial Trade Deal'...

[Economy] : A research arm of Bloomberg news agency forecasts that a phase-one trade deal between the U.S. and China will increase global gross domestic product by zero-point-three percent next year.A report by Bloomberg Economics said Saturday that globa...

 2019-12-13 14:27 

KBS World

Esper: N. Korea Trying to Develop ICBM is Direct Threat to US...

[International] : U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has warned that North Korea already has nuclear weapons and is now trying to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, which he called it a direct threat to U.S. homeland.In a lecture in New York on...

 2019-12-13 14:22 

KBS World

China, US Agree on Phase One Trade Deal...

[International] : China announced that a phase one trade deal has been reached with the United States.The Beijing government held a news conference on Friday night and announced that the two sides have agreed on the text of a phase one trade agreement.The...

 2019-12-13 12:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul reviews measures to protect Strait of Hormuz...

Korea seems to have begun exploring concrete ways to help ensure freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz amid apparent pressure from the United States. Briefing media on the results of a weekly session....

 2019-12-13 12:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chun Doo Hwan won't attend upcoming trial...

Former President Chun Doo Hwan will not attend the upcoming session of his trial concerning the 1980 Gwangju Democratization Movement due to poor health conditions, his aide said Friday. The announcement comes....

 2019-12-13 12:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shinhan starts process to reappoint current chair...

A nomination committee at Shinhan Financial Group reappointed Cho Yong-byoung as the sole candidate for the chairmanship position of the major financial holdings unit on Friday, defying the financial authorities' warning over....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Six banks must repay buyers of KIKO derivatives...

Six banks were ordered to compensate customers for up to 41 percent of their losses from a foreign currency-linked derivative known as a knock-in, knock-out (KIKO) product sold to small- and medium-sized enterprises....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Santa Claus rally' in full effect as Kospi hits seven-month high...

Christmas has come early as the news of the United States and China reaching an agreement on its trade dispute has boosted the stock market to its highest level in seven months. There are already growing expectations....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

National park waters are choking on plastic...

GEOMUN ISLAND, South Jeolla - About 10 meters (33 feet) below the surface of the sea near this remote island off Korea's southern coast, a coral reef of vibrant hues came into sight. A school of fish floated by. But it didn't....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

DSME gets $200M contract to build offshore facility...

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), the world's third-largest shipbuilder by order backlog, said Friday it has received a $200 million offshore facility order from a major U.S oil company. DSME said it will build....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Damage suit by citizens against Park dismissed...

A local court on Friday dismissed a second damage suit filed against former President Park Geun-hye by hundreds of ordinary citizens who claim to have suffered mental distress caused by Park's abuse of power....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver Financial gets 800 billion won investment from Mirae Asset...

Korea's leading portal operator Naver said Friday that its financial arm, Naver Financial, has attracted investment worth about 800 billion won ($683 million) from Mirae Asset Financial Group. Naver Financial is set to issue....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai to take Ioniq EV to Indonesia through Grab deal...

Hyundai Motor will introduce its Ioniq electric vehicles (EV) in Indonesia through ride-hailing service Grab, the carmaker announced Friday. To start off, 20 Ioniq EVs will be included in Grab's vehicle lineup offered for....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. spy aircraft flies over Korea amid mounting tensions...

The United States flew a naval patrol aircraft over the Korean Peninsula, an aviation tracker said Friday, amid heightened tensions due to concerns North Korea could launch a long-range rocket. The U.S. Navy's P-3C....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's three biggest food delivery apps merge...

Korea's three largest food delivery apps merged in a $4-billion deal that is the biggest in the local IT industry's history. The industry's top food delivery app, Baedal Minjok, was bought for $4 billion by the multinational food....

 2019-12-13 12:24 

Korea Herald

LG honorary chairman dies at age 94...

LG Group Honorary Chairman Koo Cha-kyung died Saturday at age 94, the company said. Born in 1925, Koo succeeded the leadership at LG from his father and LG founder Koo In-hwoi. He is the father of the late Chairman Koo Bon-moo, who died in...

 2019-12-13 12:18 

Korea Herald

Russia provides 1,355 tons of refined oil to N. Korea in Oct....

Russia provided 1,355 tons of refined oil to North Korea in October, the Voice of America (VOA) reported Saturday. The figure is far much less than the 2,136 tons Moscow reported it shipped to the communist state the previous month. According to the...

 2019-12-13 12:16 

Korea Herald

PyeongChang invites tourists to trout and snow festivals...

PyeongChang, the venue of the 2018 Winter Olympics, is gearing up to host two winter festivals to attract tourists from home and abroad.The county government of PyeongChang, about 180 kilometers east of Seoul, said Friday it is putting the finishing...

 2019-12-13 12:11 

Korea Herald

Moon in dilemma over next prime minister...

Having picked a nominee to become justice minister after long consideration, President Moon Jae-in faces a similar kind of major task: deciding whether to replace his prime minister and, if so, whom to choose. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is the front-...

 2019-12-13 11:11 

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(LEAD) Biegun to visit Seoul next week ahead of N.K. year-end deadline...

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 2019-12-13 10:39 

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(LEAD) Samsung denies selling 1 mln Galaxy Fold smartphones...

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 2019-12-13 10:34 

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Kia workers reject tentative wage deal...

GWANGJU, South Korea, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Kia Motors Corp., South Kor......

 2019-12-13 09:41 

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Mirae Asset Group to invest about 800 bln won in Naver Financial...

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's leading portal operator, Naver Corp., said F......

 2019-12-13 09:31 

The Chosun Ilbo

95% of Working Moms Consider Quitting Jobs...

Some 95 percent of working women with children have considered quitting their jobs, according to a recent survey by the KB Financial Research Institute. The institute surveyed 2,000 working mothers with children up to high school and found that only a mer...

 2019-12-13 09:29 

The Chosun Ilbo

Depression on the Rise Among Young Koreans...

Over 120,000 young people will have gone to see a doctor about their depression this year, according to an estimate. Experts blame high youth unemployment compounded by growing difficulties meeting a partner and family problems.According to data from the ...

 2019-12-13 09:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Envoy to Visit Seoul as Deadline Looms for Stalled N.Korea Talks...

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will arrive in South Korea on Sunday ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang for Washington to soften its approach to stalled denuclearization talks, Seoul said on Friday.Stephen Biegun will be in Seoul for a t...

 2019-12-13 09:24 

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(LEAD) Samsung VP gets jail term for attempting to break up labor union...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details throughout; RESTRUCTURES) SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul......

 2019-12-13 09:16 

The Chosun Ilbo

Britain Takes Decisive Electoral Turn...

Britons woke Friday to an utterly transformed political landscape following an electoral earthquake that has ripped up modern British politics, and whose tremors will be felt for years to come. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's emphatic win in the countr...

 2019-12-13 09:03 

The Chosun Ilbo

First Phase of U.S.-China Trade Deal Announced...

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 2019-12-13 08:58 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Delivery Hero buys food delivery app Baemin in US$4 bln deal...

By Kim Han-joo(ATTN: UPDATES with comments by antitrust regulator and background in paras ......

 2019-12-13 08:42 

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(Yonhap Interview) Actor Park Jung-min tries to stay natural, spontaneous in 'Start-up'...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- In the upcoming comedy film...

 2019-12-13 08:36 

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Foreigners scoop up tech stocks on U.S.-China trade deal hopes...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors snatched up major South Ko......

 2019-12-13 08:22 

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Samsung VP gets jail term for attempting to break up labor union...

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court handed a jail term to a Samsung executive on Frid......

 2019-12-13 07:43 

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Biegun to visit Seoul next week ahead of N.K. year-end deadline...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Special Representative for North Korea S......

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