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 2020-02-27 01:14 

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Army civilian worker tests positive for coronavirus...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- An Army civilian worker based in the southeastern city of Chang......

 2020-02-27 01:14 

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(URGENT) BOK cuts growth outlook to 2.1 pct from 2.3 pct on fallout from outbreak...
 2020-02-27 01:12 

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(URGENT) U.S. State Department urges Americans to reconsider travel to S. Korea over coronavirus...
 2020-02-27 01:12 

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Cancellation of single exercise would not affect Korea-U.S. joint posture: defense chief...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- Defense Minister Jeong Kyeog-doo has said that the cancellation......

 2020-02-27 01:11 

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S. Korea, U.S. decide to postpone upcoming combined exercises over coronavirus concerns: CFC...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States decided to postpone their spr......

 2020-02-27 01:10 

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S. Korea reports 334 new virus cases, total now at 1,595...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reported a whopping 334 new cases of the new corona......

 2020-02-27 01:08 

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(2nd LD) Trump says it's not right time to put travel restrictions on S. Korea...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Trump's citation of report in last 2 paras)By Lee Haye-ah WASHI......

 2020-02-27 01:08 

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Remote working spreads in S. Korea amid coronavirus fears...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- More South Korean companies are adopting remote working systems......

 2020-02-27 01:03 

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(URGENT) S. Korea-U.S. combined exercises will be postponed 'until further notice': CFC...
 2020-02-27 01:01 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 334 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 1,595...
 2020-02-27 01:00 

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(URGENT) S. Korea, U.S. decide to postpone upcoming combined exercises over coronavirus concerns...
 2020-02-27 01:00 

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Hyundai Mobis to enter global head-up display market...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea's biggest auto parts maker,......

 2020-02-27 00:50 

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BOK freezes key rate amid looming economic fallout from virus...

By Byun Duk-kun SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's central bank on Thursday d......

 2020-02-27 00:49 

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(URGENT) BOK freezes policy rate steady at 1.25 pct....
 2020-02-27 00:39 

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BTS to release 2nd music video of 'ON'...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band BTS will release the second and official music v......

 2020-02-27 00:37 

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(LEAD) Trump says it's not right time to put travel restrictions on S. Korea...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks, background from 4th para; ADDS photo)By Lee Haye-ah WA......

 2020-02-27 00:30 

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FM discusses anti-coronavirus efforts with British official...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has held talks with a senior Br......

 2020-02-27 00:26 

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Seoul stocks open nearly flat amid new coronavirus fears...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened nearly flat on Thursday as investors......

 2020-02-27 00:09 

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Coronavirus spooks foreigners out of S. Korean equities...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors have been unloading South Korean stocks over ......

 2020-02-27 00:09 

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Trump says it's not the right time to put travel restrictions on S. Korea...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it's ......

 2020-02-27 00:03 

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(URGENT) Trump says it's not the right time to put additional travel restrictions on S. Korea over coronavirus...
 2020-02-27 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 654.61 DN 0.02 points (open)...
 2020-02-27 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,073.87 DN 2.90 points (open)...
 2020-02-27 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,215.0 won DN from 1,216.9 won...
 2020-02-26 23:28 

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N. Korea postpones school opening amid coronavirus fears...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has postponed the opening of kindergartens and scho......

 2020-02-26 23:13 

Korea Herald

Bidding for Incheon airport duty-free store licenses falls through...

The license bidding for duty-free stores at Incheon International Airport fell through due to a lack of tenders, the airport operator said Thursday. The biddings to run a section for perfume and cosmetics and another for apparel in the airport's fir...

 2020-02-26 22:31 

Korea Herald

No. of Chinese entering S. Korea drops amid spread of coronavirus...

The number of Chinese nationals entering South Korea is declining, the justice ministry said Thursday, following tighter monitoring of people arriving from the neighboring country amid a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases here. According t...

 2020-02-26 22:24 

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Cardinals' Kim Kwang-hyun battles nerves for clean spring training start...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- There may have been more butterflies inside Kim Kwang-hyun&apos......

 2020-02-26 22:08 

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S. Korea, U.S. in close communication over coronavirus: ambassador...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States have be......

 2020-02-26 22:01 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Feb. 27)...

Diplomacy in disarray The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not doing its job properly even......

 2020-02-26 21:59 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Feb. 27)...

Divisive politicsApril 15 election makes fight against virus harder One of the worst thi......

 2020-02-26 21:59 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Feb. 27)...

Far-sightednessVirus crisis should prompt policy shift to reverse structural economic down......

 2020-02-26 21:59 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-02-26 21:42 

Korea Herald

Chinese embassy provides 25,000 masks to virus-hit Daegu...

The Chinese Embassy in South Korea on Thursday provided 25,000 masks to the southeastern city of Daegu amid a spike in the number of the new coronavirus cases in the city. The embassy said the provision was an expression of gratitude to South Korean...

 2020-02-26 21:29 

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U.S. military restricts travel to S. Korea over coronavirus...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Indo-Pacific military command sa......

 2020-02-26 21:22 

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Cardinals' Kim Kwang-hyun tosses 2 perfect innings in 1st spring start...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- The St. Louis Cardinals' new South Korean pitcher, Kim Kwa......

 2020-02-26 21:12 

Korea Herald

Chinese people's entry to South Korea being effectively controlled: Cheong Wa Dae...

South Korea's presidential office said Thursday it does not believe a full entry ban on Chinese nationals is necessary in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, citing multiple reasons. It expressed regrets over continued criticism that the Moo...

 2020-02-26 21:00 

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5 companies to recall over 12,000 vehicles...

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. and four other companies will voluntarily rec......

 2020-02-26 20:40 

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U.S. looks at postponing or modifying joint military exercises with S. Korea...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- The United States and South Korea are loo......

 2020-02-26 20:04 

KBS World

China Expresses Support for S. Korea, but Defends Quarantine Measures...

[International] : Beijing says South Korea and China should join hands, not divide, over the coronavirus outbreak. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian relayed the Chinese government's stance in a regular media briefing on Thursday, addressi...

 2020-02-26 19:53 

KBS World

S. Korea Reports over 500 New COVID-19 Cases in Single Day...

[Domestic] : South Korea reported more than 500 additional COVID-19 cases in a single day, pushing the total number of infections in the nation to over one-thousand-700. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(KCDC) compiled 171 new cases fro...

 2020-02-26 19:44 

KBS World

KCC Declares SKY Castle as Talk-of-Town S. Korean Drama of 2019...

[Culture] : A cable channel television drama that portrays the obsession on the part of many South Korean parents to send their children to elite universities was 2019's top entertainment program in terms of driving online conversation. The Korea Comm...

 2020-02-26 19:38 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Ronaldo becomes 1st person to reach 200m Instagram followers...

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person in the world to reach 200 million Instagram followers. Ronaldo follows just 434 accounts but had more than 200,468,000 followers as of Jan. 30. Singer Ariana Grande has the se...

 2020-02-26 19:31 

KBS World

Seoul Mulls Evacuation Plan for S. Koreans in Iran...

[Politics] : South Korea is reviewing the possibility of evacuating its citizens from Iran as the Middle East country quickly emerges as a coronavirus hot zone. The South Korean embassy in Tehran is reportedly working on a possible evacuation plan for aro...

 2020-02-26 19:26 

Korea Herald

GS Group donates W1b to fight spread of coronavirus...

GS Group said Thursday it has donated 1 billion won ($820,000) to the Community Chest of Korea to prevent and deal with the spread of COVID-19 outbreak. "We hope that the donation will help the medical staff and victims who are struggling und...

 2020-02-26 19:17 

Korea Herald

Drive-thru clinics, drones are Korea's new virus fight tactics...

South Korea is trying new ploys to battle the novel coronavirus outbreak, with two of the latest being drive-thru clinics and disinfecting drones. Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, set up a drive-thru testing facility on Wednesday, where symptom checks, sa...

 2020-02-26 18:57 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) U.S. will be ready when N. Korea is ready to talk: envoy...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with more remarks, background)By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Feb. ......

 2020-02-26 18:55 

Korea Herald

NPS harvests record yield in 2019...

The National Pension Service, South Korea's largest public pension fund, reaped record investment return in 2019 largely thanks to a bull run in overseas stock markets, its preliminary data showed Thursday. Its annual rate of return came to 1...

 2020-02-26 18:50 

Korea Herald

Seoul shares fall, bonds gain over BOK key rate freeze...

South Korean stocks dipped over 1 percent Thursday after the nation's central bank decided to keep its policy rate steady for now despite the market's widespread anticipation of a further cut. The benchmark Kospi opened lower at 2,073.8...

 2020-02-26 18:48 

Korea Herald

How is WeWork holding up in coronavirus outbreak?...

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has created a new demand for global shared workspace provider WeWork in Korea, despite initial fears the outbreak would spook potential customers. WeWork, which currently operates 19 locations in Korea, told Th...

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