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 2020-08-10 01:11 

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(URGENT) 16 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 13,658: KCDC...
 2020-08-10 01:11 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports no new coronavirus death, death toll at 305: KCDC...
 2020-08-10 01:10 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 28 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 14,626: KCDC...
 2020-08-10 01:02 

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N.K. leader's reserve grain arrives at flood-hit village to help victims...

By Yi Wonju SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- A shipment of grain that North Korean leader Kim ......

 2020-08-10 01:00 

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Local crime thriller scores big at weekend box office...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) --...

 2020-08-10 00:59 

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Cluster infections break out at Seoul's Namdaemun Market...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Eight merchants working at Namdaemun Market in central Seoul an......

 2020-08-10 00:58 

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Typhoon Jangmi nears S. Korea amid persisting monsoon season...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Typhoon Jangmi, the season's fifth typhoon, moved closer t......

 2020-08-10 00:54 

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S. Korea's 5G subscribers top 7 million in June: data...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- The number of subscribers to 5G mobile networks topped 7 millio......

 2020-08-10 00:45 

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Jeonbuk close gap on Ulsan in two-horse race for K League title...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Don't look now, but here come the champion......

 2020-08-10 00:44 

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Public support for rival parties neck and neck, Moon's approval falls again...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Public support for South Korea's main opposition United Fu......

 2020-08-10 00:33 

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Seoul stocks open tad higher on stimulus hopes...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares opened slightly higher Monday, as investors......

 2020-08-10 00:31 

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Samsung to break ground for 3rd chip fab in Pyeongtaek in Sept....

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. will start the construction of its thir......

 2020-08-10 00:31 

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Hyundai to release 3 models under IONIQ EV brand by 2024...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday it will launch three all-electric......

 2020-08-10 00:12 

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Blue Jays' Ryu Hyun-jin takes 'home debut' in Buffalo in stride...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- After making his first three starts of the 2020......

 2020-08-10 00:02 

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S. Korea tipped to rank 9th in 2020 global GDP rankings...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's position in global gross domestic product (G......

 2020-08-10 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 859.53 UP 1.90 points (open)...
 2020-08-10 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,353.92 UP 2.25 points (open)...
 2020-08-10 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,189.0 won UP from 1,184.7 won...
 2020-08-09 23:55 

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S. Korea paves way to export paprika to Vietnam...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Monday it has completed negotiations with Viet......

 2020-08-09 23:32 

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Imports of Japanese consumer goods dip in July amid boycott...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's imports of Japanese consumer goods sank more......

 2020-08-09 22:58 

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Meritz Securities Q2 net income up 6.8 pct. to 155.7 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Meritz Securities Co. on Monday reported its second-quarter net......

 2020-08-09 22:55 

Korea Herald

Mahindra to renounce controlling stake in SsangYong if investor comes up...

Indian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. will give up its status as the biggest shareholder of SsangYong Motor Co. if it finds a new investor, the South Korean company said Monday. Mahindra's board of directors recently agreed...

 2020-08-09 22:54 

Korea Herald

Hong Kong newspaper raided, tycoon detained under new law...

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting media tycoon Jimmy Lai, searching the headquarters of his Next Digital group and carting away boxes of what they said was evidence. Tw...

 2020-08-09 22:28 

Korea Herald

WHO sees hope despite looming 750,000 virus death toll...

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization insisted Monday there was still hope of conquering the coronavirus pandemic despite the pain and suffering behind the looming 750,000 death toll and 20 million cases. With both landmarks expected to be...

 2020-08-09 22:23 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 10)...

Questioning the collusion It is shocking to learn that Korea Communications Commission (......

 2020-08-09 22:23 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Aug. 10)...

Fate of Asiana Airlines All parties should strive to finalize takeover deal The envisi......

 2020-08-09 22:22 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 10)...

Read public opinion Moon's senior aides offer to resign; keynote of policy needs to......

 2020-08-09 22:22 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-08-09 21:41 

Korea Herald

High court affirms guilty verdicts for Samsung execs, except one, in union sabotage case...

An appellate court on Monday acquitted Lee Sang-hoon, former chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.'s board of directors, of disrupting union activities at a Samsung affiliate in violation of labor laws, overturning a jail sentence by a lower court. Le...

 2020-08-09 21:00 

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Foreigners turn net buyers of S. Korean stocks in July...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors turned net buyers of South Korean stocks in J......

 2020-08-09 20:05 

KBS World

Justice Minister Urges Prosecutors to Prioritize Political Neutrality and Public Interest...

[Politics] : Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae has called on prosecutors to maintain political neutrality. In a meeting with senior prosecutors on Monday to mark the recent reshuffle she carried out, Choo urged them not to be lean in favor of the incumbent gove...

 2020-08-09 19:54 

KBS World

Finance Minister: Gov't Has Resources to Cope with Rain-Related Damage...

[Economy] : Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki says the government has already secured a "considerable4; amount of money for restoration projects following damage caused by heavy rains. Hong made the remark in a meeting with reporters on Monday when he w...

 2020-08-09 19:49 

KBS World

Typhoon Jangmi Weakens to Low-Pressure System...

[Politics] : The first typhoon to hit South Korea this summer has subsided quickly without causing significant damage. The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said Typhoon Jangmi weakened to a tropical low pressure system at around 5 p.m. as it was p...

 2020-08-09 19:21 

Korea Herald

[Eye on Business] How Cleanwrap became a household name...

Although indispensable in many peoples' everyday lives, it is uncommon for a plastic bag producer to receive a nationwide attention. But when the country geared up for a national general election in April, Cleanwrap, a leading food packaging co...

 2020-08-09 19:13 

Korea Herald

Moon's solar power initiative pays heavy price by cutting down 2.3m trees...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is facing severe criticism amid the longest and deadliest monsoon season in South Korea, as his push for solar power has left the whole nation susceptible to landslides. With 12 landslides reported from mountainsi...

 2020-08-09 19:07 

Korea Herald

Musical actor under fire after nightclub party...

A musical actor currently starring in musical "Ludwig" has become embroiled in controversy after photos of the actor at a club emerged. Kim Jun-young came under fire for partying at a Seoul club from Thursday night to Friday after photos...

 2020-08-09 19:05 

Korea Herald

Four teams qualify for LCK playoffs while AFS likely to take last spot...

T1 secured their playoff spot with a 2-0 victory over Team Dynamics on Sunday, leaving only one final ticket left for the taking. Four teams -- Damwon Gaming, DRX, Gen.G and T1 -- have secured playoff positions already and will battle in the playoff...

 2020-08-09 18:52 

Korea Herald

Medytox publishes full text of USITC's initial determination against Daewoong...

Medytox on Monday released a file containing the full text of the US International Trade Commission's initial determination against Daewoong in a trade dispute between the two South Korean pharmaceutical companies. The document is 274 pages lon...

 2020-08-09 18:49 

KBS World

Top Office Carries out Reshuffle of 3 Senior Secretaries...

[Politics] : A former lawmaker of the ruling Democratic Party has been tapped as President Moon Jae-in's new senior secretary for political affairs. Presidential office spokesperson Kang Min-seok announced the reshuffle of three senior presidential po...

 2020-08-09 18:41 

Korea Herald

Moon replaces three senior aides, withholds decision on chief of staff...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday named three new senior secretaries, three days after six of his top aides including his chief of staff offered their resignations. The three posts replaced are that for political affairs, civil affairs and justice, a...

 2020-08-09 18:41 

Korea Herald

As Korean content goes global, cultural sensitivity becomes key issue...

When students from Uijeongbu High School parodied Ghana's famous dancing pallbearers, South Korea-based Ghanaian television personality Sam Okyere took to social media to criticize the students for painting their faces brown. A few days later,...

 2020-08-09 18:27 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Treasure aims high, sets sights on rookie of the year award...

The treasure chest is finally wide open and YG Entertainment's brand new rookie act, Treasure, is poised to make a splash both in and out of South Korea. Looking fairly nervous, the 12-piece boy band -- the label's first debut since Bla...

 2020-08-09 17:44 

Korea Herald

SK to commercialize world's 1st NCM battery with 90% nickel...

SK Innovation will commercialize the world's first nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) batteries that contain 90 percent nickel, according to industry sources Monday. The South Korean battery maker will supply lithium-ion batteries that contain 90...

 2020-08-09 17:27 

Korea Herald

K-Intangible Heritage Festival to kick off Thursday...

The National Intangible Heritage Center in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, is holding the K-Intangible Heritage Festival from Thursday to Saturday. Under the theme of "Re:Heritage Connect," the inaugural festival will offer one-day classe...

 2020-08-09 17:10 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Military police recommend airman be charged with AWOL in 'emperor-like military service' case...

Military police wrapped up an investigation into allegations that an enlisted airman enjoyed preferential treatment due to his father's influence, recommending that the military prosecution charge him with going absent without leave, officials said M...

 2020-08-09 17:06 

Korea Herald

USFK eases anti-virus restrictions peninsula-wide amid slowdown in new cases...

US Forces Korea (USFK) eased anti-coronavirus restrictions for its personnel across the peninsula Monday, allowing service members and their families to dine at restaurants and conduct other off-base activities except for visiting bars and clubs. Th...

 2020-08-09 17:01 

Korea Herald

Moon says govt. to mull agency to oversee housing market in response to soaring home prices...

President Moon Jae-in said Monday that the government will consider setting up a separate supervisory body, if needed, to make sure that existing policy steps to curb home price hikes work properly. He also proposed a review of ways to alleviate the...

 2020-08-09 16:56 

KBS World

KOSPI Ends Monday Up 1.48%...

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) ended up 34-point-71 points, or one-point-48 percent, on Monday to close at two-thousand-386-point-38.The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also rose, gaining five-point-13 points, or point-60 percent, to...

 2020-08-09 16:55 

KBS World

Moon Mulls Installing Real Estate Market Watchdog Agency...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in on Monday vowed to consider setting up a watchdog agency to monitor the real estate market in order to improve the effectiveness of government measures.Chairing his weekly meeting with top aides, Moon declared that the i...

 2020-08-09 16:50 

KBS World

Police Chief Opposes Expanding Investigation Scope for Prosecution...

[Politics] : The nation's police chief has protested the enactment of a presidential decree on the Criminal Procedure Act and the Prosecutors Office Act as completely going against efforts to adjust investigative rights between the police and prosecut...

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