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 2021-01-25 19:45 

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Biden U.S. will work with allies to face competition from China: Psaki...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- The Joe Biden administration will work w......

 2021-01-25 14:50 

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Moon vows unswerving push for carbon neutrality, Green New Deal...

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in on Monday reaffirmed South Korea's c......

 2021-01-25 14:28 

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(3rd LD) Ex-Seoul Mayor Park sexually harassed secretary: watchdog...

(ATTN: ADDS reaction from civic group advocating for victim in paras 10-11) SEOUL, Jan. ......

 2021-01-25 14:04 

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(4th LD) New virus cases over 400 again on cluster infections...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 4-5; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- So......

 2021-01-25 13:51 

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(LEAD) S. Korea culls nearly 22 mln poultry amid bird flu outbreaks...

(ATTN: UPDATES with latest confirmed case of highly pathogenic bird flu in paras 2-3)By Ka......

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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BLACKPINK's Rose to unveil debut solo song in upcoming online concert...

Fans looking forward to the solo debuts of BLACKPINK members Rose and Lisa can get a glimpse of Rose's solo material in the quartet's online concert this weekend. Rose is set to perform her first solo song during BLACKPINK's online concert ...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2021...

1841 - Hong Kong proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain, 1905 - Han Yong-woon [Bongwan, Manhae] (1879-1944) ordained a monk in Korea...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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SsangYong Motor cuts wages by half amid liquidity crisis...

Financially troubled SsangYong Motor Co. said Monday it will cut its employee wages in half in January and February as it struggles with mounting costs amid lackluster sales. In a recent message to employees, SsangYong Motor President and CEO Yea Byung-ta...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Shinan AI leader set to attract more investors...

Shinhan AI CEO Bae Jin-soo will place a focus on attracting more retail investors to its artificial intelligence (AI) platforms during his second term....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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COVID-19 transmission from human to animal prompt concerns...

Concern is rising over possible COVID-19 transmissions between humans and animals after Korea reported its first case of a pet testing positive for the virus....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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EU seeks answers from AstraZeneca on cut to vaccine supplies...

The European Union will meet AstraZeneca executives on Monday to seek further clarification on why they unexpectedly announced a large cut in supplies of COVID-19 vaccine to the bloc for the first quarter of the year, EU officials said....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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EXO's D.O. discharged from military service...

Actor and singer Doh Kyung-soo, better known as D.O. of K-pop boy band EXO, has completed 19 months of mandatory military duty and is set to return to the silver screen....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Is Konglish dealing blow to K-pop's reputation?...

"My favorite idol group recently made a comeback and dropped a new single album. This time, the band's main vocalist dominated killing parts." Non-K-pop fans might be puzzled upon reading above sentences, which consist of several Korean style-...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Be Like Kamala...
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Hank Aaron tribute...
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CJ-Keistone Partners deal talks collapse...

The country's largest multiplex cinema chain CJ CGV is looking for new investors to take over its theater business after its sale talks with private equity fund (PEF) Keistone Partners were suspended....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Owners of fierce dogs required to have insurance policy from next month...

South Korea's agriculture ministry said Monday owners of fierce dogs are obligated to have insurance packages starting next month, in line with the country's efforts to protect people from related incidents. The measure will go into effect on Feb....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Korea aims to vaccinate 70% of population by September...

South Korea aims to get 70 percent of its population inoculated by September and start the first vaccination next month, with so-called "herd immunity" here predicted to be created by November, health authorities said Monday. The Korea Disease Con...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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[HACKERS] Toeic Speaking: Let's get Level 7...

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 2021-01-25 13:31 

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 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Rising distrust amid the pandemic...

The emergence of COVID-19 has proven to be a balance-changer in the 21st global system. The deadly situation is reminiscent of events such as the Plague of Athens in 430 BC and the Black Death in Europe in the 14th century, which also dramatically changed...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021...

1579-Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic 1924-First Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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North Korea's acting envoy to Kuwait has defected to South Korea: lawmaker...

North Korea's acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes from the isolated country, a South Korean lawmaker said on Monday....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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iKON's Bobby to drop solo album...

Bobby of K-pop boy band iKON is slated to release his second solo album "LUCKY MAN" Monday afternoon, more than three years after making his solo debut in 2017....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Eastar Jet's founder's nephew arrested for embezzlement...

A nephew of the founder of cash-strapped Eastar Jet has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and breach of trust, according to district prosecutors in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, Monday....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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County struggling to get rid of fish inventory from canceled ice fishing fest...

Many local governments nationwide are struggling to cope with repercussions from the coronavirus-caused cancellations of their seasonal festivals that used to generate sizable economic benefits and tourism income for local residents and merchants. The Hwa...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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SK E&C, Hanyang seek IPO with energy, environmental biz...

Mid-sized builders SK Engineering & Construction and Hanyang Corp. are highlighting their capability in the renewable energy and environmental businesses, as part of their bids for a successful initial public offering (IPO) on the domestic bourse....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Ex-Seoul mayor Park sexually harassed secretary: watchdog...

The state human rights watchdog said Monday that former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon's actions toward his secretary amounted to sexual harassment....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Trade imbalance with Japan...

South Korea's trade deficit with Japan amounted to $20.84 billion last year, up from the $19.16 billion recorded in 2019 when Seoul's trade shortfall with Tokyo fell below $20 billion for the first time since 2003. In 2020, South Korea posted its ...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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South Korea expects flexible solutions to joint military exercise...

Unification Minister Lee In-young hoped Monday that South Korea and the United States will find a flexible way to conduct their envisaged combined military exercises to ensure North Korea does not react with tension-stoking provocations. Lee also said the...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Actress on being called 'fool' as newcomer, reuniting with Ha Jung-woo in 'Night Trip'...

Yoo Da-in believes her life experiences and attention to social issues have improved her acting abilities, which she demonstrated in drama movie "I Don't Fire Myself."...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Australia approves Pfizer vaccine for rollout next month...

Australia's medical regulator has formally approved the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, with the first doses expected to be administered in late February, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Monday. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) granted prov...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Volvo CE wins Best Prize at Customer Satisfaction Management awards...

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) Korea has won the Best Prize award in the 2021 Customer Satisfaction Management awards for its proactive sales and service efforts to drive customer success, the company said Monday....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Commercial banks call profit-sharing 'unfair'...

Korea's commercial banks have called the idea of big companies contributing funds to ease the financial burden of coronavirus-hit merchants "unfair," saying the move would undermine the integrity of the capital market. The ruling Democratic Pa...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Moon urges compensation measures for virus-hit small merchants, self-employed...

President Moon Jae-in instructed his government Monday to explore "institutional" ways to compensate the self-employed and owners of small businesses in South Korea for their losses that are attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The call represen...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Exports of red pepper paste surge 35.2% in 2020...

South Korean exports of red pepper paste jumped more than 35 percent in 2020 from a year earlier thanks to the global popularity of Korean pop culture, known as the Korean Wave, data showed Monday. Overseas shipments of red pepper paste, called "gochu...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Justice Party's epic fall from grace...

Kim Jong-cheol, the chief of the progressive minor Justice Party, stepped down Monday over what the party called "obvious sexual harassment" of a female lawmaker of the same party. It is the first time that the head of an established political par...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Taekwondo demonstration team to perform in Seoul air show...

World Taekwondo (WT) has agreed with the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX) to give a taekwondo demonstration during the city's national air show in October. WT signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Seoul ADEX, Jan. ...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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'Workable words'...

"Go big or go home" is a saying meant to challenge people to do bigger things, but are there other options? It seems if you aren't trying to go viral, win a championship, or save the whole world that you are just spinning your wheels....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Pulmuone to expand food business in Vietnam...

Since its entry into the Vietnamese market in December 2019, local food firm Pulmuone has established a foreign branch office in Hanoi and been expanding its business through local retailers. As of the third quarter of 2020, its accumulated sales had reac...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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BTS to release new 'Essential Edition' of album 'BE' next month...

K-pop dynamo BTS is set to drop a new edition of its hit album "BE" next month, the band's agency said Monday. The new edition, titled the "Essential Edition," will drop on Feb. 19, according to Big Hit Entertainment. BTS initially rel...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Park Ji-sung takes first ever K League role...

You wait years for a legend of Korean soccer to come to the K League and then two come in the space of a few weeks. Legendary Hong Myung-bo, captain of South Korea at the 2002 World Cup and veteran of no less than four World Cups, became head coach of Uls...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Can America be trusted again by Europe?...

STOCKHOLM - A sigh of relief swept across Europe when it became clear that Joe Biden would replace Donald Trump in the White House. New leadership in the United States would mean that after four years of disruption to the transatlantic relationship, an er...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Justice Party leader steps down over sexually harassing party lawmaker...

Kim Jong-cheol stepped down from his post as leader of the minor progressive Justice Party, Monday, after admitting to sexually harassing Rep. Jang Hye-young, deputy floor leader of the party....

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Blondie & Garfield - JANUARY 26, 2021...
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Citizenship data is latest rollback of Trump census efforts...

The U.S. Census Bureau is suspending efforts to create neighborhood-level statistics on the citizenship and age of residents, using 2020 census data, in the latest rollback of Trump administration census-related initiatives that critics feared would be us...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Rapper Iron found dead...

South Korean rapper Iron, disgraced by a string of assault and other scandals, was found dead at an apartment in Seoul on Monday, police said. Iron, whose real name is Chung Heon-chul, was found bleeding and lying on the grass by an apartment guard around...

 2021-01-25 13:31 

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[HACKERS] Toeic RC: January 5...

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 2021-01-25 13:31 

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New virus outbreaks...
 2021-01-25 13:31 

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Blondie & Garfield - JANUARY 25, 2021...

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