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 2020-04-02 05:00 

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(LEAD) S. Korea OKs aid group's plan to provide hand sanitizers to N. Korea amid coronavirus fears...

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 2020-04-02 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

April 3 1906 -- A railway opens, linking Seoul, now in South Korea, and Sinuiju, now in ......

 2020-04-02 04:57 

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Steady stream of imported cases continues: health authorities...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has continued to see a steady stream of new arrival......

 2020-04-02 04:54 

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Tottenham's Son Heung-min to begin military training to fulfill exemption requirement...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min will b......

 2020-04-02 04:52 

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(3rd LD) Virus infections near 10,000 as cluster, imported cases keep rising...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 16, 21-23) SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea again s......

 2020-04-02 04:51 

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S. Korea expands presence in global 5G market 1 year after service starts...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is steadily expanding its presence in the global 5G......

 2020-04-02 04:43 

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Gov't plans to support virus-hit film industry draw mixed opinions...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government's recent plans to give financi......

 2020-04-02 04:33 

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USFK reports another virus case, total at 15...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) reported another coronavirus case Thur......

 2020-04-02 04:28 

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S. Korea vows to donate US$5.73 mln for N. Korea assistance projects...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has pledged to donate around US$5.73 million this y......

 2020-04-02 03:00 

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Seoul city to test int'l arrivals for virus at former Olympics stadium...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- A sports complex in eastern Seoul where the country hosted the ......

 2020-04-02 02:58 

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8 foreigners denied entry for rejecting mandatory self-isolation...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Eight foreigners were denied entry into South Korea for refusin......

 2020-04-02 02:41 

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Top nuclear envoys of S. Korea, U.S. hold phone talks on peace efforts with N.K....

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States hel......

 2020-04-02 02:40 

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(2nd LD) Virus infections near 10,000 as cluster, imported cases keep rising...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 10-13, 17) SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea again s......

 2020-04-02 02:35 

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Asiana takeover 'on track' despite virus woes...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- HDC Hyundai Development Co., a midsized South Korean builder, s......

 2020-04-02 02:34 

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S. Korea OKs aid group's plan to provide hand sanitizers to N. Korea amid coronavirus fears...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has approved a local nonprofit organization's ......

 2020-04-02 02:33 

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(LEAD) Number of stock accounts hits highest in 11 years...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 4-5) SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The number of stock trading......

 2020-04-02 02:26 

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Seoul stocks turn higher late Thursday morning...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks turned higher paring earlier losses late Th......

 2020-04-02 02:08 

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Greater Seoul area on alert as infections continue to rise...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- New coronavirus cases reported in areas surrounding Seoul conti......

 2020-04-02 02:07 

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(LEAD) Virus infections near 10,000 as cluster, imported cases keep rising...

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 2020-04-02 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2020-04-02 01:58 

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BOK offers 5.2 tln won in its 1st QE operation...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The Bank of Korea (BOK) on Thursday provided 5.2 trillion won (......

 2020-04-02 01:57 

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Gov't vows to ensure safe voting environment amid virus outbreak...

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The government vowed Thursday to take measu......

 2020-04-02 01:52 

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S. Korean funds' net assets see largest fall in March...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The net asset value (NAV) of South Korean funds registered its ......

 2020-04-02 01:26 

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S. Korea reports 89 new virus cases, total now at 9,976...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reported 89 new cases of the novel coronavirus Thur......

 2020-04-02 01:16 

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Baseball club to resume training after ill player tests negative for coronavirus...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean baseball club Doosan Bears breathed a sigh of ......

 2020-04-02 01:11 

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(URGENT) S. Korea releases 261 more fully recovered coronavirus patients, total cured people at 5,828...
 2020-04-02 01:11 

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(URGENT) S. Korea confirms 4 more coronavirus deaths, raising death toll to 169...
 2020-04-02 01:09 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 89 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 9,976...
 2020-04-02 01:01 

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Doosan Bobcat to shutter plants in U.S. over coronavirus...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Bobcat Inc., a construction equipment unit of Doosan Gro......

 2020-04-02 00:50 

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Campaigning for April 15 parliamentary elections begins amid virus outbreak...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Official campaigning for the April 15 parliamentary elections k......

 2020-04-02 00:50 

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N.K. hospital construction project moving ahead fast: state media...

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- A hospital construction project in Pyongyan......

 2020-04-02 00:30 

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Hyundai's U.S. sales drop 31 pct in March on virus impact...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Group said Thursday its vehicle sales plunged 31 ......

 2020-04-02 00:24 

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Seoul stocks open lower on deepening virus woes...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened slightly lower on Thursday, tracking......

 2020-04-02 00:19 

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Number of stock accounts hits highest in 11 years...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- The number of stock trading accounts in South Korea has hit an ......

 2020-04-02 00:10 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea's consumer prices rise 1 pct on-year in March...

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 2020-04-02 00:07 

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Top 100 firms' executive pay averages 760 mln won in 2019...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Registered executives of South Korea's top 100 listed firm......

 2020-04-02 00:01 

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KOSPI 1,693.53 UP 8.07 points (open)...
 2020-04-02 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 555.40 UP 3.56 points (open)...
 2020-04-02 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,236.0 won UP from 1,230.5 won...
 2020-04-02 00:00 

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(Yonhap Feature) Online concerts connect people in time of coronavirus quarantine...

By Park Boram SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pianist Cho Seong-jin appeared onl......

 2020-04-01 23:57 

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Loans to firms, households accelerates in March...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Loans extended by five major banks in South Korea to businesses......

 2020-04-01 23:47 

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KOSPI tumbles 20 pct in Q1 on coronavirus...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's main stock price index plunged nearly 20 per......

 2020-04-01 23:32 

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Rangers' Choo Shin-soo helping cash-strapped minor leaguers out of own pocket...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Texas Rangers' South Korean veteran Choo Shin-soo understa......

 2020-04-01 23:28 

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(LEAD) S. Korea's consumer prices rise 1 pct on-year in March...

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 2020-04-01 23:27 

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Top U.S. lawmaker urges Trump to quickly reach defense deal with S. Korea...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, April 1 (Yonhap) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Af......

 2020-04-01 23:08 

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S. Korea's consumer prices rise 1 pct on-year in March...

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's consumer prices gained 1 percent from a year......

 2020-04-01 23:00 

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(URGENT) Korea's consumer prices rise 1 pct on-year in March...
 2020-04-01 22:39 

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Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in Daniel Pearl murder...

A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the death sentence for British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted 18 years ago in the kidnapping and beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl. Pearl's brutal murder sparked revulsio...

 2020-04-01 22:38 

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S. Korea halts overseas voting in 5 more countries...

South Korea's election watchdog said Thursday it has decided to stop absentee voting for the April 15 parliamentary elections in five more overseas missions due to the coronavirus pandemic. The process will be suspended at Seoul's embassies in Ind...

 2020-04-01 22:28 

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Trump casts doubt on Chinese coronavirus figures...

President Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused Beijing of a cover up. "How do we know" if they are accurate, Trump asked...

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