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 2020-01-18 02:08 

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BTS to showcase new single on CBS' 'The Late Late Show' this month...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- K-pop super band BTS will appear on U.S. broadcaster CBS' ......

 2020-01-18 02:02 

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4 S. Korean climbers go missing in Himalayas due to snowslide...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Four South Korean climbers have gone missing in Nepal's Hi......

 2020-01-18 02:00 

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Korea's exports feared to be squeezed by U.S.-China trade deal: report...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Washington and Beijing's interim trad......

 2020-01-18 02:00 

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Number of traffic fatalities in Seoul drops 19 pct on-yr in 2019...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The number of traffic deaths in Seoul fell 19.1 percent last ye......

 2020-01-18 01:52 

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U.S. reaffirms support for improved inter-Korean relations: Seoul official...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The United States has reaffirmed its supp......

 2020-01-18 01:16 

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Seoul shares to trade in tight range next week...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares are likely to remain in a tight range next ......

 2020-01-18 00:51 

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N.K. leader expresses condolences for death of former anti-Japanese fighter...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed condolences for t......

 2020-01-18 00:09 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 18)...

An ugly rush A fierce battle is being waged by political parties to win the April 15 par......

 2020-01-18 00:08 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 18)...

Individual tours to NorthSeoul, Washington should overcome differences in inter-Korean iss......

 2020-01-18 00:08 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-01-18 00:00 

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Jeju to introduce reservation system for Mount Halla hikers...

JEJU, South Korea, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Hikers wanting to climb to the top of Mount Halla, ......

 2020-01-17 23:00 

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U.S.-China trade deal 'hiatus' rather than resolution: report...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The so-called...

 2020-01-17 23:00 

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(News Focus) Parties rush to recruit fresh faces ahead of April election...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- A ballerina-turned-disability rights activist, a......

 2020-01-17 22:00 

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S. Korea's options on Hormuz strait appear shortlisted...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government has yet to complete a review of opt......

 2020-01-17 21:34 

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U.S. military leader expresses full confidence in ability to defend against new N.K. missiles...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chief......

 2020-01-17 20:34 

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U.S. says inter-Korean cooperation, denuclearization need to move in lockstep...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The United States and South Korea are working together to ......

 2020-01-17 17:31 

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Kia workers OK revised wage offers for 2019...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Kia Motors Corp. have voted to accept the ......

 2020-01-17 14:22 

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(LEAD) Indonesia releases ship with S. Korean crew members after 100 days of detention...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in para 5; CHANGES photo) JAKARTA, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- Indonesia ......

 2020-01-17 14:20 

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(LEAD) Moon says reforms of prosecution, police should go in tandem...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS more info throughout) SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- Pre......

 2020-01-17 12:24 

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(LEAD) Mahindra vows Korean unit will make a turnaround by 2022...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline and lead; RECASTS throughout; ADDS 2nd photo)By Choi Kyong-ae SE......

 2020-01-17 12:21 

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(2nd LD) BTS unveils single 'Black Swan' in the run-up to official album release next month...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in paras 11, 15)By Park Boram SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- K......

 2020-01-17 12:16 

Korea Herald

4 S. Korean climbers go missing in Himalayas due to snowslide...

Four South Korean climbers have gone missing in Nepal's Himalayas due to a snowslide, Seoul's foreign ministry said Saturday.The incident took place at the famous Annapurna trekking route at around 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. (local time) on Friday, accor...

 2020-01-17 11:49 

Korea Herald

US military leader expresses full confidence in ability to defend against new NK missiles...

WASHINGTON (Yonhap) -- The vice chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that he has "100 percent confidence" in the US ability to defend itself from new North Korean missiles.Air Force Gen. John Hyten made the remark during a s...

 2020-01-17 11:33 

Korea Herald

S. Korea's options on Hormuz strait appear shortlisted...

The South Korean government has yet to complete a review of options on how to contribute to security in the Strait of Hormuz, a Cheong Wa Dae official said Saturday amid reports that a final decision on whether to send troops there may be imminent. &...

 2020-01-17 11:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea, U.S. not discussing troops deployment as part of defense cost deal: Seoul envoy...

(ATTN: CHANGES dateline, lead; ADDS Seoul envoy's remarks upon arrival in Seoul in la......

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Garden tools and blacksmith school...

Blacksmith Seok No-ki gained worldwide notoriety in 2018 when his traditional Korean hand plows, or homi, was featured as one of the top ten gardening tools on Amazon, the largest e-commerce site....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Cho Kuk indicted for power abuse...

Former Justice Minister Cho Kuk was indicted Friday over his suspected role in ending an inspection into bribery allegations involving a former Busan vice mayor. The Seoul Eastern....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Young defector dreams of being on the silver screen...

Yoo Hyeok is a young North Korean defector whose dream is to become an actor that brings a smile to his audience's faces. Nineteen-year-old Yoo, who defected from North Korea in 2013....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Car company hopes to bail out ailing Korean unit...

Mahindra & Mahindra looks set to inject additional money into its cash-strapped Korean unit, SsangYong Motor, in a move to seek help from SsangYong's main creditor bank, industry....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

HMM gets ready for new existence in THE alliance...

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) on Thursday described new services it will offer as part of a major international shipping alliance. Last year, HMM was invited to join THE Alliance, and recently won....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea urged to pay more for upkeep of U.S. troops...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper have made an emphatic call for Korea to pay more for the upkeep of 28,500 American troops stationed in the country.....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Interest rate held but sign of cut in near future...

Korea's central bank maintained the country's base interest rate at a record low 1.25 percent, stressing a positive outlook for global trade and signs of recovery for domestic demand....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Real estate measures knock wind from market...

It's not a good time to be a real estate agent. Ask Kim, who is an agent in Seocho District, one of Seoul's toniest. "Today I received a call offering an 84-square-meter [904-square-feet] Mido....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Exports to recover after slumping in 2019: Report...

Sluggish exports and weaker construction investment continued to weigh on Korea's economy despite a solid gain in service output and consumption, a government report showed Friday....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ex-chairman's family must repay Sewol state funds...

Three children of a former chairman of Semo Group, which was involved in the operation of the Sewol ferry that sank off Korea's southwestern coast in 2014, were ordered by a local court Friday....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Protests being voiced within the prosecution...

Objections are growing in the prosecution and legal community to the Moon Jae-in administration's uncompromising campaign to weaken the power of prosecutors. In his first meeting....

 2020-01-17 11:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor sees future for hydrogen...

In line with Hyundai Motor Group's push to expand its portfolio of fuel-cell electric vehicles, the corporation's chief envisions a future in which hydrogen powers both personal vehicles and public infrastructure....

 2020-01-17 10:55 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) BTS unveils single 'Black Swan' in the run-up to official album release next month...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in paras 7-13, 15)By Park Boram SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) --......

 2020-01-17 10:04 

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BTS unveils single 'Black Swan' in the run-up to official album release next month...

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- K-pop super band BTS on Friday dropped...

 2020-01-17 09:58 

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Indonesia releases ship with S. Korean crew members after 100 days of detention...

JAKARTA, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- Indonesia released a ship carrying South Korean crew members ......

 2020-01-17 09:28 

The Chosun Ilbo

Going to Bed Too Early Can Lead to Sleep Disorder...

Waking up early is often touted as a prerequisite for success, but going to sleep too early could lead to sleep disorder, doctors warn. With age the diurnal biorhythm speeds up and people have more and more trouble getting a good night's sleep, which ...

 2020-01-17 09:26 

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(LEAD) Ex-Justice Minister Cho Kuk indicted in ex-vice mayor's bribery case...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in paras 2, 9-13) SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- Former Justice Min......

 2020-01-17 09:21 

The Chosun Ilbo

Actor Kim Min-kyu Has Hearts Fluttering with Portrayal of King in Period Drama...

Actor Kim Min-kyu is rapidly becoming a heartthrob thanks to his role as a king in TV Chosun's series "Queen: Love and War." Set in the Chosun Dynasty, the period drama depicts the conspiracies and palace intrigues that take place amid the sel...

 2020-01-17 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. General '100% Confident' Against N.Korean Missiles...

The United States has long seen North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons as a major national security threat. But the missiles Pyongyang would use to deliver a nuclear bomb appear to be a different matter. A top U.S. general Friday dismissed concerns ...

 2020-01-17 09:15 

The Chosun Ilbo

Ukrainian Prime Minister Offers Resignation...

Ukraine's prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after an audio recording was leaked in which he was heard making disparaging comments about president's understanding of the economy.Oleksiy Honcharuk said in a Facebook post that he took ...

 2020-01-17 09:12 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) S. Korea says U.S. ambassador's remarks on inter-Korean ties 'very inappropriate'...

(ATTN: ADDS U.S. embassy spokesperson's comment in paras 4-5) SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonha......

 2020-01-17 09:08 

The Chosun Ilbo

Seoul Criticizes U.S. Ambassador's 'Very Inappropriate' Comments on N.Korea Tourism...

South Korea pushed back firmly Friday on comments by U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris, who called on Seoul to consult with Washington about the South's attempt to resume individual tourism to North Korea. Harris said Thursday that South Korea should run t...

 2020-01-17 08:08 

Yonhap News

(LAD) Moon urges 'tangible' results from New Northern Policy this year...

(ATTN: UPDATES with press briefing in paras 6-7) SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- President M......

 2020-01-17 07:43 

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Ex-Semo chairman's family ordered to pay 70 pct of state expenses on Sewol ferry disaster...

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- Three children of a former chairman of Semo Group, which was in......

 2020-01-17 07:42 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks hit 15-month high on positive BOK note, Samsung...

(ATTN: ADDS photo and bond yields at bottom) SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korean sto......

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