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 2020-02-18 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Feb. 19 1136 -- An uprising led by Myocheong, a Buddhist monk and royal adviser during ......

 2020-02-18 04:09 

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Labor ministry opens salary comparison website...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The government on Tuesday launched a salary comparison website ......

 2020-02-18 04:07 

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Ruling party whip urges efforts to pass quarantine-related bills over coronavirus...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The floor leader of the ruling Democratic Party (DP) called for......

 2020-02-18 04:04 

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Cabinet approves foreign ministry's plan to strengthen protection of overseas citizens...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry said Tuesday that the Cabinet approved its......

 2020-02-18 03:44 

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(LEAD) S. Korean presidential jet departs for Japan to evacuate 5 people from quarantined cruise ship...

(ATTN: UPDATES story with plane departure; CHANGES photo) By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Feb.......

 2020-02-18 03:05 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea alert over community spread, 1 more case added to bring total to 31...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 4-7, 11-14; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonh......

 2020-02-18 02:43 

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Defense chiefs of S. Korea, U.S. to hold talks in Washington next week...

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The defense chiefs of South Korea and the U......

 2020-02-18 02:41 

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Majority of humidifier sanitizer scandal victims still suffer: research...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The majority of victims in a deadly humidifier s......

 2020-02-18 02:40 

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Average monthly wage of N. Korean defectors hits record high of 2 mln won...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The average monthly wage of North Korean defectors living in So......

 2020-02-18 02:33 

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Seoul stocks extend losses late Tuesday morning...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks extended their losses late Tuesday morning on news......

 2020-02-18 02:30 

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S. Korean presidential jet to fly to Japan to evacuate 5 people from quarantined cruise ship...

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean presidential aircraft will ......

 2020-02-18 02:27 

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(LEAD) Moon urges 'special' economic policy measures against virus-caused 'emergency situations'...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks, details in last 6 paras; ADDS photo, byline)By Lee Chi-d......

 2020-02-18 02:25 

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2 more fully recovered coronavirus patients released, 12 in total discharged...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday that it has released two more fully re......

 2020-02-18 02:10 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2020-02-18 02:10 

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Ministry vows more support for N. Korean defectors in jobs, education...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The unification ministry said Tuesday that it will increase inc......

 2020-02-18 02:10 

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(URGENT) Evacuation plane to depart for Japan Tuesday afternoon, return Wednesday morning...
 2020-02-18 02:05 

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(URGENT) S. Korea releases 2 more fully recovered coronavirus patients from hospitals...
 2020-02-18 02:04 

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(URGENT) S. Korea to send presidential plane to evacuate 4 citizens, 1 Japanese spouse from cruise ship...
 2020-02-18 02:03 

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Pre-orders for BTS album top record 4 million...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Pre-orders for K-pop super band BTS' upcoming album have t......

 2020-02-18 02:01 

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LG Group chief visits R&D center, emphasizes design...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The chief of LG Group on Tuesday emphasized design quality for ......

 2020-02-18 02:01 

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Moon urges 'special' economic policy measures against virus-caused 'emergency situations'...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in ordered his Cabinet on Tuesday to mobiliz......

 2020-02-18 01:58 

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IZ*ONE breaks first-week sales record for girl group albums...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- IZ*ONE has shattered a first-week sales record for albums by gi......

 2020-02-18 01:55 

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(URGENT) Moon says current economic situation is 'more serious' than thought...
 2020-02-18 01:54 

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(URGENT) Moon calls for 'special' economic policy measures to cope with 'emergency' situations caused by coronavirus...
 2020-02-18 01:39 

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Daelim Industrial wins US $142 mln order from Singapore...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Daelim Industrial Co. said Tuesday it has received a US$142 mil......

 2020-02-18 01:39 

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(LEAD) S. Korea reports 1 more case of novel coronavirus, total now at 31...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in lead, paras 3-5) SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Ko......

 2020-02-18 01:29 

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Watchdog to target operator, sellers in hedge fund probe...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's financial watchdog will likely focus its fir......

 2020-02-18 01:17 

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Navy chief visits anti-piracy unit on overseas mission...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Sim Seung-seob has visited a Sou......

 2020-02-18 01:13 

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S. Korea reports 1 more case of novel coronavirus, total now at 31...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Tuesday confirmed another case of the novel coro......

 2020-02-18 01:06 

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Hyundai Motor again halts assembly line in S. Korea over parts shortages...

By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's bigges......

 2020-02-18 01:01 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 1 more case of novel coronavirus, total now at 31...
 2020-02-18 01:00 

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LG unveils new budget smartphones with quad rear camera setup...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday unveiled new budget smartphones,......

 2020-02-18 00:39 

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Imports of Japanese consumer goods down for 7th month amid boycott...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's imports of key consumer goods from Japan fel......

 2020-02-18 00:30 

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Cabinet approves emergency funds to contain spread of coronavirus...

SEJONG, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The Cabinet approved emergency funds of 104.1 billion won (US$......

 2020-02-18 00:22 

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Seoul stocks open lower on tech, auto losses...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks opened lower Tuesday, led by a drop in tech and au......

 2020-02-18 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,225.98 DN 16.19 points (open)...
 2020-02-18 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 691.42 DN 1.17 points (open)...
 2020-02-18 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,184.5 won UP from 1,183.9 won...
 2020-02-17 23:42 

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1 more dead in expressway pileup...

NAMWON, South Korea, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The number of fatalities in a multiple-vehicle co......

 2020-02-17 23:37 

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Samsung Group's market cap increases 10.2 pct this year...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The market value of Samsung Group units has risen more than 10 ......

 2020-02-17 23:35 

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N. Korea reaffirms no new coronavirus infection...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper reaffirmed Tuesday that t......

 2020-02-17 22:43 

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Latest LPGA champion Park In-bee moves closer to Olympic spot...

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Fresh off her 20th career LPGA title, South Korean golfer Park ......

 2020-02-17 22:43 

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(Spring Training) (Yonhap Interview) Ryu signing an opportunity to 'embrace' Korean fans in Toronto: Blue Jays' CEO...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- When the Toronto Blue Jays wer......

 2020-02-17 22:22 

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(Spring Training) S. Korean connection runs in family of Blue Jays' infielder...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- Back in the summer of 2001, Tr......

 2020-02-17 22:22 

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(Spring training) Blue Jays' manager pleased with Ryu Hyun-jin's leadership...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- As the highest-paid pitcher in......

 2020-02-17 22:21 

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(Spring Training) Signing Ryu Hyun-jin shows front office's confidence in Blue Jays: infielder...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- The Toronto Blue Jays' of......

 2020-02-17 22:02 

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

The same tune on repeat The Korean economy is facing a crisis at home and abroad. While ......

 2020-02-17 22:02 

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

New THAAD controversyUS should not undermine alliance with Korea The tricky issue regard......

 2020-02-17 22:01 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Feb. 18)...

Ruling party's arroganceDemocratic Party drops accusations against columnist amid cri......

 2020-02-17 22:01 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

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

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