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 2021-05-06 05:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Kwang-hyun continues undefeated run against Mets...

Kim Kwang-hyun of the St. Louis Cardinals extended his undefeated run with after another strong outing on Wednesday, walking away with a no decision after a truncated fourth inning saw him pulled from the mound early....

 2021-05-06 05:36 

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MMCA highlights animation pioneers in new exhibition...

Long before technicolor and computer graphic-supported animation, there were works that were created with classic techniques like using shadows and shot-by-shot images of puppets....

 2021-05-06 05:36 

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PLAS Contemporary Art Show to run from May 16-19...

The sixth edition of the PLAS Contemporary Art Show, an annual art fair focusing on sculptures, will be held from May 16 to 19 at COEX in southern Seoul. A total of 89 galleries will present 2,500 pieces by 700 artists. "We managed to open the......

 2021-05-06 02:48 

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Renault’s Zoe is the perfect EV for big city life...

Electric vehicle (EV) sales are on a roll in Korea, as many drivers eye EVs as an eco-friendly alternative to combustion engine-powered cars. It is important, though, for drivers to be mindful of the distinctive characteristics of EVs before buying.....

 2021-05-05 21:12 

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Counseling center for migrant women abuse victims now open...

Seoul City announced Wednesday the opening of a counseling center for migrant women victims of violence that will provide medical and legal services in six different languages....

 2021-05-05 10:56 

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Hanwha Total finishes massive expansion at Daesan...

Hanwha Total Petrochemical has completed the expansion of its ethylene and polypropylene production facilities in Daesan, South Chungcheong, at the cost of 530 billion won ($470 million), the company announced on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Alt coin-mania in part the result of benign neglect...

Investors are rushing to altcoins as their prices rocket while the bitcoin rally runs out of steam....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Ready meal retrospective...

Visitors to Seoul International Seafood Show and Seoul International Home Meal Replacement Show look at a booth in Coex, southern Seoul on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Parental petals...

Galleria Department Store is selling pure jade carnations, a popular gift, ahead of Parents' Day, which falls on May 8 every year....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Man who made Moon-insulting leaflets tells his side of the story...

Kim Jeong-sik, whose impending indictment for insulting President Moon Jae-in was canceled after the president withdrew his complaint, had an interview on Tuesday with the JoongAng Ilbo about his experience being under investigation....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Kia's EV6 sees strong preorders in Europe...

Kia, Korea's No. 2 automaker, said Wednesday its first all-electric model, the EV6, logged decent presale orders in Europe....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Top envoys of Korea, Japan finally meet...

Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi held their first talks in London Wednesday, attempting to mend strained bilateral ties, immediately following a trilateral meeting with their U.S. counterpart....

 2021-05-05 10:55 

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Digital exibition...

Models look at artist Kim Jung-gi's exhibition on an LG Electronics' video wall at Lotte World Tower in southern Seoul on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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Renault Samsung Motors locks out striking workers...

Renault Samsung Motors locked out striking workers on May 4, saying that they will not be allowed back into the Busan factory until they abandon the strike....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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Korean athletes to shoot for 12 gold medals in Tokyo...

The Korea Shooting Federation has announced the 15 athletes that will compete in 12 events at the Tokyo Olympics as part of the national shooting squad....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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As rice prices go, so go makgeolli's...

In local restaurants, it's standard for an extra bowl of rice to cost 1,000 won (90 cents) and a bottle of makgeolli, Korean rice wine, to set you back 3,000 won. Goodbye to all that....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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Department store staff, not customers, get Covid-19...

Department stores are emerging as a new Covid-19 vector after workers in major department stores in Seoul tested positive in recent days....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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KBO puts on a show for Children's Day...

The KBO put on a show for Children's Day on Wednesday, as cartoon characters and Disney princesses combined with great weather and a lot of runs for what is traditionally one of the biggest days in the KBO calendar....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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Hyosung Group rides the global economic recovery...

Hyosung Group has nearly doubled in size in a matter of months, helped along by rebounding economies globally and strong demand for spandex. The market cap of its listed companies jumped from 5 trillion won in December to 9.5 trillion won....

 2021-05-05 09:59 

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Park Chan-koo resigns as CEO of Kumho Petrochemical...

Park Chan-koo resigned as CEO of Kumho Petrochemical and stepped down from the board....

 2021-05-05 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Amy Yang looks for number four at the Honda LPGA...

The LPGA will continue its Asia swing with the Honda LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club Pattaya in Chonburi, Thailand on Thursday, where Amy Yang will look to win the tournament for a fourth time....

 2021-05-05 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Commander General LaCamera nominated for next USFK commander...

The nomination of U.S. Army Pacific Commander Gen. Paul LaCamera as the next commander of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) was sent to the U.S. Congress on April 27, according to multiple Korean government sources on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 09:03 

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[Video] A real look at Staria, a spaceship from Seoul...

The most fascinating feature of the Staria, Hyundai Motor's latest interpretation of a minivan, is its exterior design. Of course, there have been many other upgrades, but noting beats how radical of a design transformation this......

 2021-05-05 09:03 

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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis receives Paik Sun-yup award...

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis received the 8th Paik Sun-yup ROK-U.S. Alliance Award in a ceremony Tuesday in Washington for his contributions to bilateral relations and the security of the Korean Peninsula....

 2021-05-05 09:03 

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Gamer turned orchestra conductor merges her two worlds...

The "League of Legends Live: The Orchestra" concert took place last month marking Korea's first mashup of popular video game League of Legends and classical music at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. Leading the symphony orchestra was...

 2021-05-05 09:03 

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Village aims to revive itself by transforming into a hotel...

Instead of a tall building that has different facilities on each floor, the village's people in Gohan, Gangwon, decided to use restaurants, cafes, and stores on the street to extend a guest house in the area....

 2021-05-05 08:07 

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Covid home test kits are selling at GS25...

Some GS25 stores started selling Covid-19 test kits on Wednesday. Starting Friday, the kits will be available at GS Supermarket branches and Lalavla health & beauty stores....

 2021-05-05 08:07 

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Kidult products market is growing up fast...

For the most enthusiastic kidults, money is no object....

 2021-05-05 07:11 

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From Sicily to Seoul, Sono Hotel offers guests wines from across the globe...

After a long day of relaxation on vacation, there is a way to enjoy a wide selection of wine without searching out a specialty shop in the area where you are staying....

 2021-05-05 07:11 

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NCT collabs with Pinkfong for Children's Day sing-along video...

Boy band NCT collaborated with education brand Pinkfong for Children's Day, releasing an educational sing-along video titled...

 2021-05-05 07:11 

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City of Busan and Gangnam District announce online festivals...

Regional governments are holding concerts and festivals to welcome the warmer weather, with Busan Metropolitan City announcing the launch of its...

 2021-05-05 07:11 

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Korean cosmetics win in Japan with price, quality and idols...

Japan's largest trading partner for cosmetics products has been China for a long time. But Korea traffic is picking up as K-beauty is following K-pop, K-movie and K-food....

 2021-05-05 07:11 

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[REVIEW] BTS makes learning Korean a dynamite experience...

"Yoon So-yeon, shall we start learning Korean together?" The voice of BTS's V welcomed this reporter to the "Learn! Korean with TinyTAN" Korean learning kit via the "MotiPen," which was just one of the items included. To summar...

 2021-05-05 06:15 

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Allez les webtoons! Korean content sees success in France...

Kidari Studio, a webtoon and web novel production and platform company, surpassed 100 million won ($89,000) in sales volume last year for the first time in France through its French webtoon platform Delitoon, which it took over in 2019. The ......

 2021-05-05 05:19 

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Lack of foreign labor leaves aging famers without options...

The agricultural industry is experiencing severe labor shortages as the Covid-19 pandemic acts as a huge obstacle to employing foreign workers....

 2021-05-05 01:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

HYBE net profit rises 11 percent in the first quarter...

HYBE's net profit rose 11 percent in the first quarter on year to 15.8 billion won on 178.3 billion won of sales, up 29 percent. Operating profit for the lifestyle and entertainment company came in at 21.7 billion won, up 9 percent on ......

 2021-05-04 10:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon withdraws complaint filed for insulting leaflets...

President Moon Jae-in withdrew a criminal complaint he filed against a man who distributed leaflets calling him...

 2021-05-04 10:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

172 Koreans airlifted out of southern India...

Some 170 Koreans residing in India, a Covid-19 hotspot which may have produced a more transmissible virus variant, returned home Tuesday on a special flight....

 2021-05-04 10:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Doosan Bobcat to expand plant in Statesville, North Carolina...

Small-sized construction equipment maker Doosan Bobcat said Tuesday that it will spend 77 billion won ($68.6 million) to expand one of its U.S. plants in a bid to meet growing demand....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

GS25 apologizes for allegedly man-hating poster...

The GS25 convenience store chain apologized Tuesday for a camping poster that some people saw as a reference to radical feminism and misandry, or hatred of man....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Behind the scenes...

The National Folk Museum of Korea has opened the open storage space in Heyri Art Village in Paju, Gyeonggi, for a limited trial period which runs until July 9....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Brand New Music to remake hit songs for 10-year anniversary...

Music label Brand New Music is starting a new project to remake their most popular songs in celebration of their label's 10-year anniversary. Titled "Ten Project," the project will kick off with the release of Verbal Jint's "Good Morni...

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Plane retrofitting deal signed by Incheon International Airport...

Incheon International Airport Corporation signed an agreement with Israel's state-owned aerospace and aviation manufacturer to build an aircraft conversion center at Incheon International Airport....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

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Namyang Dairy chair offers to step down over Bulgaris dust up...

The chairman of Namyang Dairy Products offered to resign following claims that one of the company's drinks protects against Covid-19 infections....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Comfort women' graves and memorial ordered to move...

A memorial park and gravesite for survivors of Japanese wartime sexual slavery has been ordered to be relocated by the city government of Gwangju, Gyeonggi, according to comfort women support organization House of Sharing on Tuesday....

 2021-05-04 09:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kakao is latest IT firm to give employees stock options...

Kakao announced a big stock grant worth 53.9 billion won ($48 million) to all employees including interns on Tuesday, marking the latest in a series of large-scale compensation plans among Korea's tech companies....

 2021-05-04 08:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Enhyphen tops Japan's Oricon chart with 'Border: Carnival'...

Rookie boy band Enhypen shot to the top of Japanese music chart Oricon with their second album "Border: Carnival." It's the first time the band has taken the No. 1 on the chart since their debut in November. Their debut album......

 2021-05-04 08:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS releases two short 'Concept Clip' teasers before 'Butter'...

A short preview of BTS's upcoming single "Butter" was released on their label Big Hit Music's official social media accounts including YouTube on Tuesday. Titled "Concept Clip," short clips for members Jung Kook and RM were release...

 2021-05-04 08:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Green financing key to energy transformation, says forum...

Korea's sustainable finance projects are getting noticed in the region, according to several Australian banking and investment companies that joined a forum on green financing hosted by the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Korea at the Global......

 2021-05-04 08:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blinken tries to engage Pyongyang from London...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged North Korea to return to denuclearization negotiations Monday in London as Washington seeks to engage Pyongyang....

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