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 2020-08-06 04:52 

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(2nd LD) Kakao's Q2 net jumps nearly 5 times on robust platform, e-commerce businesses...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; CHANGES headline; ADDS photo)By Kim Han-joo SEOU......

 2020-08-06 04:17 

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Red mini dress triggers spat over dress code for female lawmakers...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- A red mini dress sported by a young female lawmaker during the l......

 2020-08-06 03:17 

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Opposition party narrows gaps with ruling party to below 1 pct in poll...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's main opposition United Future Party (UFP) pos......

 2020-08-06 03:05 

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(LEAD) Major highways in Seoul partly closed, flood alerts issued as downpours raise water level of Han River...

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 2020-08-06 03:00 

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S. Korean economy forecast to shrink 1 pct in 2020...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's economy is expected to contract 1 percent in ......

 2020-08-06 03:00 

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Service output dips in Q2 amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Service output declined in 16 provinces and cities in South Kore......

 2020-08-06 02:53 

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Health minister urges doctors to retract planned strike amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health minister urged doctors Thursday to ret......

 2020-08-06 02:36 

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Samsung tipped to expand presence in wireless earphone market with new product: analysts...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to increase its presence in ......

 2020-08-06 02:35 

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Seoul stocks jump over 1 pct late Thur. morning amid economic recovery hopes...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares jumped over 1 percent late Thursday morning ......

 2020-08-06 02:33 

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Blue Jays' Ryu Hyun-jin back to himself, earns 1st win of 2020...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Toronto Blue Jays' South Korean starter Ryu Hyun-jin made i......

 2020-08-06 02:26 

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(2nd LD) SK Telecom Q2 net surges on increased equity gains, rise in 5G users...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 3rd para, from 10th para) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- SK Telecom ......

 2020-08-06 02:19 

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(LEAD) KT&G Q2 net falls 9.6 pct on FX losses...

(ATTN: RECASTS throughout with details) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- KT&G Corp., South......

 2020-08-06 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2020-08-06 02:02 

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(LEAD) Unification minister expresses regret over N.K's release of dam water...

(ATTN: ADDS military's comment in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Unificati......

 2020-08-06 01:47 

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Unification minister expresses regret over N.K's release of dam water...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Unification Minister Lee In-young expressed regret Thursday over......

 2020-08-06 01:44 

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Major highways in Seoul partly closed as downpours raise water level of Han River...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Major highways running across the capital Seoul were partly clos......

 2020-08-06 01:28 

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(LEAD) Mirae Asset Daewoo Q2 net up 38.6 pct...

(ATTN: REWRITES throughout; ADDS more info) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Major South Korean......

 2020-08-06 01:23 

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New virus cases bounce back to over 40 on surge in domestic infections...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- The number of new daily coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced......

 2020-08-06 01:15 

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(URGENT) 95 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 13,501: KCDC...
 2020-08-06 01:13 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports no additional coronavirus deaths, death toll at 302: KCDC...
 2020-08-06 01:12 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 43 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 14,499: KCDC...
 2020-08-06 01:10 

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S. Korea decides to provide US$10 mln for WFP aid project for N. Korea...

By Yi Wonju SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea decided Thursday to provide US$10 mill......

 2020-08-06 01:07 

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(LEAD) SK Telecom Q2 net surges on increased equity gains, rise in 5G users...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; CHANGES headline; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yon......

 2020-08-06 01:05 

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KT&G Q2 net profit down 9.6 pct. to 293.5 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- KT&G Corp. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net incom......

 2020-08-06 01:03 

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(LEAD) S. Korea's current account surplus widens in June, but H1 surplus at 8-year low amid pandemic...

(ATTN: REWRITES headline; UPDATES with more details throughout)By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, Au......

 2020-08-06 00:57 

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Cardinals' Kim Kwang-hyun reportedly to join starting rotation...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- St. Louis Cardinals' South Korean pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun wi......

 2020-08-06 00:47 

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Two S. Koreans suffer minor property damage in Lebanon explosion: Seoul ministry...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- The homes of two South Koreans in Beirut were damaged in the mas......

 2020-08-06 00:25 

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SK Telecom Q2 net income up 66.8 pct. to 432.2 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- SK Telecom Co. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net incom......

 2020-08-06 00:25 

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Seoul stocks open sharply higher on Wall Street gains...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares opened sharply higher Thursday, taking a cue......

 2020-08-06 00:03 

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Samsung remains No. 2 tablet vendor in Q2: report...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. remained the world's second-largest......

 2020-08-06 00:02 

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KOSDAQ 854.02 UP 6.74 points (open)...
 2020-08-06 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,322.64 UP 10.78 points (open)...
 2020-08-06 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,185.4 won DN from 1,188.8 won...
 2020-08-05 23:54 

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(LEAD) Kakao's Q2 net jumps nearly 5 times on robust platform, e-commerce businesses...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; CHANGES headline; ADDS photo)By Kim Han-joo SEOU......

 2020-08-05 23:31 

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Mirae Asset Daewoo Q2 net profit up 38.6 pct. to 304.1 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Mirae Asset Daewoo Co. on Thursday reported its second-quarter n......

 2020-08-05 23:15 

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Kakao Q2 net profit up 368.6 pct. to 145.2 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Kakao Corp. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net profit o......

 2020-08-05 23:00 

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S. Korea's June current account surplus widens, but H1 surplus hits 8-year low amid pandemic...

By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's current account surplus hit......

 2020-08-05 23:00 

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(URGENT) S. Korea's current account surplus reaches US$6.88 bln in June...
 2020-08-05 22:49 

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(LEAD) N.K. leader orders special aid for Kaesong on coronavirus lockdown...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim J......

 2020-08-05 22:09 

Korea Herald

KRX defers decision on SillaJen delisting...

South Korea's sole bourse operator said Thursday that it would further review possible delisting of biotechnology firm SillaJen. SillaJen submitted its business normalization scheme to the bourse operator last month. The KRX's Kosdaq Ma...

 2020-08-05 22:08 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 6)...

Where the justice minister stands After suspicions arose over alleged collusion between......

 2020-08-05 22:08 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Aug. 6)...

Find compromiseJapan should change stance on compensation issue The tension between Seou......

 2020-08-05 22:08 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 6)...

Looming conflictForced labor issue should not be let to further worsen ties between Seoul,......

 2020-08-05 22:08 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2020-08-05 21:38 

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U.S. says N.K. must stop provocations, return to nuclear talks...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The United States has emphasized the need ......

 2020-08-05 21:28 

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N.K. leader presides over party meeting, orders special aid for Kaesong...

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened an executive policy cou......

 2020-08-05 21:05 

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(URGENT) N.K. leader presides over party meeting, orders virus-related aid for Kaesong...
 2020-08-05 20:48 

Korea Herald

Downpour swamps popular tourist spots Jara, Nami islands...

Jara and Nami islands -- two popular tourist attractions near Seoul -- have been submerged as water levels rose following the recent downpour that battered South Korea's central region. The islands, both located by Bukhan River, were flooded in the...

 2020-08-05 20:33 

Korea Herald

President Moon express regret over N.K. not informing Seoul of dam discharge...

President Moon Jae-in expressed regret over North Korea not giving Seoul advance notice of the discharging of water from its dam just north of the inter-Korean border, sources said Thursday. The chief executive made the comment during a visit to Gun...

 2020-08-05 20:13 

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Esper says multilateral fora help deter China's 'bad behavior'...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wed......

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