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 2021-01-15 00:56 

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(3rd LD) N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader...

(ATTN: ADDS more info throughout, byline)By Yi Wonju SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- North Ko......

 2021-01-15 00:44 

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(LEAD) New virus cases in 500s for 4th day in sign of downturn in infections...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info throughout) SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- The number of new c......

 2021-01-15 00:43 

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BOK keeps key rate at record low as pandemic persists...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's central bank on Friday held its policy rate ......

 2021-01-15 00:41 

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(URGENT) BOK freezes key rate at record low of 0.5 pct in January...
 2021-01-15 00:35 

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New virus cases in 500s for 4th day in sign of downturn in infections...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in th......

 2021-01-15 00:33 

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(URGENT) 764 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 56,536: KDCA...
 2021-01-15 00:32 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 22 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 1,217: KDCA...
 2021-01-15 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 513 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 71,241: KDCA...
 2021-01-15 00:27 

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Seoul stocks open higher on U.S. stimulus proposal...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Friday, as investor sentiment......

 2021-01-15 00:10 

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(LEAD) S. Korea seeks redevelopment projects to supply more public houses in Seoul...

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 2021-01-15 00:08 

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Military postpones reserve forces' training to second half due to COVID-19...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- The military has decided not to hold regular training sessions ......

 2021-01-15 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 981.72 UP 1.43 points (open)...
 2021-01-15 00:01 

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KOSPI 3,153.84 UP 3.91 points (open)...
 2021-01-15 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,096.5 won DN from 1,098.0 won...
 2021-01-14 23:42 

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(LEAD) N. Korea displays new submarine-launched ballistic missile during parade...

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 2021-01-14 23:35 

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(2nd LD) N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader...

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 2021-01-14 23:25 

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S. Korea seeks redevelopment projects to supply more public houses in Seoul...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is seeking to supply more public housing units in S......

 2021-01-14 23:17 

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N. Korea displays new submarine-launched ballistic missile during parade...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- North Korea appears to have showcased a new type of submarine-l......

 2021-01-14 22:34 

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(LEAD) N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader...

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 2021-01-14 22:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 15)...

The question of pardons The judicial process has come to a close for former President Pa......

 2021-01-14 22:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 15)...

Unemployment shock: Time to focus on deregulation to create jobs South Korea saw nearly ......

 2021-01-14 22:05 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Jan. 15)...

Anti-market proposal: DP considers 'voluntary profit-sharing' to fund COVID reli......

 2021-01-14 22:05 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2021-01-14 21:52 

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'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho to head Venice Film Fest jury...

Bong Joon-ho, writer-director of Oscar-winning South Korean film "Parasite," will preside over the main jury of this year's Venice International Film Festival, according to the festival's website Friday. Bong will serve as the presi...

 2021-01-14 21:29 

Korea Herald

USFK reports 6 more virus cases linked to Yongsan, Pyeongtaek bases...

One American soldier stationed in South Korea and five individuals affiliated with U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) have tested positive for the new coronavirus, military officials said Friday. The service member resides and works on the U.S. Army Garrison...

 2021-01-14 21:24 

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N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader: state media...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- North Korea held a military parade Thursday evening in central ......

 2021-01-14 21:04 

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(URGENT) N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader on Thursday: state media...
 2021-01-14 21:00 

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4 companies to recall over 14,000 vehicles...

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- Honda Motor Co., Audi Volkswagen Korea and two other companies ......

 2021-01-14 20:58 

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Head of commerce chamber asks court for leniency in Samsung heir's bribery case...

The head of South Korea's leading business lobby group on Friday sent a letter to a Seoul court asking for leniency in the upcoming sentencing of the Samsung Group heir in a bribery case, the group said. Park Yong-maan, who heads the Korea Chamber o...

 2021-01-14 20:33 

Korea Herald

N. Korea holds military parade, showcases new SLBM...

North Korea staged a military parade Thursday evening in central Pyongyang, showing off its state-of-the-art weapons, including a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), state media reported Friday. The parade, held in Kim Il-sung Square, came...

 2021-01-14 20:19 

KBS World

Pres. Moon to Hold New Year Press Conference on Monday...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in will hold a New Year press conference on Monday to explain the government's key policies for 2021. Presidential spokesperson Kang Min-seok announced the plan in a media briefing on Friday. During the 100-minute-long ...

 2021-01-14 20:14 

KBS World

Eating in Cafes Could Be Allowed from Monday...

[Domestic] : South Korean government officials are considering lifting existing social distancing rules to allow people to eat and drink inside cafes. The government on Friday held a meeting with health experts and civic group representatives to discuss n...

 2021-01-14 19:55 

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Foreign Students to be Required to Subscribe to National Health Insurance...

[Domestic] : Foreign students who remain in South Korea for six months or longer will be required to subscribe to the national health insurance policy from March 1. The Health and Welfare Ministry made an advance notice of legislation focused on the requi...

 2021-01-14 19:50 

Korea Herald

Jeep pins hope on bigger, luxury lineup to surpass 10,000 sales mark in Korea...

After being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Jeep -- a brand under Fiat Chrysler Automobiles -- aims to restore its sales in Korea by rolling out new powerful models, including a brand new Grand Cherokee with diversified powertrains, Jeep&rsqu...

 2021-01-14 19:09 

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US Think Tank: N. Korean Nuke Development Biggest Concern in 2021...

[International] : A U.S. think tank has selected North Korea's nuclear development and missile testing as the top contingency of the year. A Preventive Priorities Survey released by the Council on Foreign Relations(CFR) on Thursday outlined the rankin...

 2021-01-14 18:56 

Korea Herald

Gyeonggi Governor tops poll of presidential hopefuls...

Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung came out on top in the latest poll of support for presidential candidates released Friday, while previous front-runner Lee Nak-yon plummeted. In a survey by Gallup Korea conducted with 1,000 adults over the age...

 2021-01-14 18:39 

Korea Herald

Hyundai Motor Group to build first offshore fuel cell system plant in China...

The first offshore fuel cell system plant for South Korea's biggest carmaker Hyundai Motor Group will be established in Guangzhou, China, the automaker said Friday. The automotive group said it signed an investment contract with China's...

 2021-01-14 18:37 

Korea Herald

KKR's Asia fund underscores hope for real asset recovery...

The announcement of two fund closures by US investment firm KKR this week highlighted its anticipation for real asset recovery in the Asia-Pacific region, including South Korea. KKR on Wednesday closed the $1.7 billion fund KKR Asia Real Estate Par...

 2021-01-14 18:35 

Korea Herald

LG, SK's battery biz butt heads over US patent nullification suit...

LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation are yet again butting heads, this time over freshly launched intellectual property rights suits they both filed against each other at the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent dispute is one of the many leg...

 2021-01-14 18:31 

Korea Herald

Kogas to build hydrogen fusion charging station by 2022...

The Korea Gas Corporation said Friday that it will partner with the cities of Changwon and Tongyeong in South Gyeongsang Province to build a hydrogen fusion charging station by 2022. The plan to build a hydrogen fusion charging station came after K...

 2021-01-14 18:09 

Korea Herald

Kakao Map faces user data leak dispute...

South Korea's popular GPS location service Kakao Map is dealing with controversy surrounding allegations of leaking user data, amid heightened concerns about private information following a string of recent incidents. Users of Kakao Map, whic...

 2021-01-14 17:56 

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Samsung's SmartTag technology threatens to outpace Apple innovation...

Bid adieu to panicky moments of lost keys or pets. Samsung Electronics's SmartTag technology, enabling users to locate what's precious and dear to them, began generating buzz around the tech sphere Friday, a day after the Galaxy Unpacked...

 2021-01-14 17:56 

KBS World

Eastar Jet Files for Court Receivership...

[Economy] : Financially troubled budget carrier Eastar Jet filed for court receivership on Thursday. The Seoul Bankruptcy Court is set to review the case next Tuesday.While filing for rehabilitation, Eastar also asked the court to block any additional rei...

 2021-01-14 17:52 

KBS World

Delivery Workers Threaten Strike ahead of Holiday...

[Domestic] : Unionized delivery workers held a news conference Friday and threatened to launch a general strike unless measures to prevent overwork are implemented before the Lunar New Year holiday next month.A national union of delivery workers said that...

 2021-01-14 17:49 

Korea Herald

Court orders pirate site to compensate authors for illegally using their works...

The operators of a South Korean pirate website have been ordered to pay compensation to around 50 online comics creators for using their works without permission, judicial sources said Friday. The Seoul Central District Court ruled in favor of the c...

 2021-01-14 17:46 

Korea Herald

Captain of bulk carrier missing in Indian Ocean...

The captain of a South Korean-flagged bulk carrier went missing early this month while sailing in the Indian Ocean, Coast Guard officials said Friday. A local shipping company reported to the Coast Guard in the southern port city of Busan at 12:24 a...

 2021-01-14 17:41 

Korea Herald

'Minari' to hit local screens in March...

Multiple-award winning film "Minari" will be released in Korea in March, the film's distributor Pancinema announced Friday. The first official Korean poster for "Minari" was posted on social media with a hashtag confirm...

 2021-01-14 17:41 

Korea Herald

Moon orders KDCA chief to lead COVID-19 vaccination program with 'full authority'...

President Moon Jae-in on Friday instructed the chief of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) to lead the country's COVID-19 vaccination program with "full authority." Moon gave the instruction while receiving a briefing f...

 2021-01-14 17:38 

Korea Herald

COVID-19 patients suffer hair loss most after 3 months...

Coronavirus patients in South Korea experienced side effects such as hair loss, fatigue and decreased breathing capacity months after they recovered from the infection, according to a survey of health authorities. Three months after they recovered f...

 2021-01-14 17:35 

Korea Herald

Kia rebrands itself as mobility solution developer...

Kia announced Friday a new brand strategy and future ambitions to transform the company to go beyond vehicle manufacturing to create mobility solutions for customers. In a digital showcase event on the company's official YouTube channel, Sout...

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