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 2020-08-05 09:52 

The Chosun Ilbo

Deliver Us from Evil (2020)...

Genres: Action and Crime Running Time: 107 min. Directed by: Hong Won-chanStarring: Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae Synopsis: A man is about to lose everything he wants to keep safe from the last contract killing....

 2020-08-05 09:49 

The Chosun Ilbo

Deliver Us from Evil (2020)...
 2020-08-05 09:47 

The Chosun Ilbo

Minimum Wage Set at W8,720...

The government has finalized next year's minimum hourly wage.The Ministry of Employment and Labor said Wednesday that it will be W8,720, up 1.5 percent from this year and the smallest increase to date (US$1=W1,189).The amount was approved by a governm...

 2020-08-05 09:46 

The Chosun Ilbo

More Rain Expected in Central Region...

Korea has had a record-breaking monsoon this year, leading to deadly floods and landslides due to torrential downpours for almost five days in a row.The Korea Meteorological Administration forecast Wednesday heavy rains are expected until Friday.Quite a l...

 2020-08-05 09:45 

The Chosun Ilbo

Defense Minister Vows Speedy Development of Hypersonic Missiles...

In an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Agency for Defense Development on Wednesday, Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo said the military will speed up the development of hypersonic missiles and unmanned stealth aircraft.It is the first time ...

 2020-08-05 09:42 

The Chosun Ilbo

India Widens China App Ban to Cover More from Xiaomi, Baidu...

India has banned some mobile apps of Chinese companies such as Xiaomi Corp and Baidu Inc, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday, in New Delhi's latest move to hit Chinese companies following a border clash between the neighbors.India in June outlawe...

 2020-08-05 09:34 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lebanon Declares 2-Week State of Emergency After Deadly Blast...

Lebanon's cabinet declared a two-week state of emergency Wednesday in Beirut and ordered the military to place anyone under house arrest who was involved in warehousing explosive material that detonated at the city's port, devastating entire neigh...

 2020-08-05 09:31 

The Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Border City Rocked by Apparent Deadly Explosion...

A series of explosions rocked a North Korean city near the border with China this week, according to multiple reports, resulting in possible casualties.Neither North Korean officials nor state media have commented on the blasts, which reportedly occurred ...

 2020-08-05 09:29 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Supreme Court Approval Rating at Highest in over Decade...

At a time when other branches of the U.S. government remain relatively unpopular, public approval of the Supreme Court has risen to its highest level in more than a decade, according to a new Gallup survey.The survey, released on Wednesday, found that 58 ...

 2020-08-05 09:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

Greece Grapples with Dramatic Spike in COVID-19 Infections...

Greece has recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 infections since emerging from a nationwide lockdown three months ago. The country's virus-free status -- relative to others in Europe -- has largely faded since allowing tourists to visit again. But n...

 2020-08-05 09:22 

Yonhap News

Coronavirus causes blood vessel inflammation, immune inhibition: research...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The novel coronavirus causes blood vessel inflammation and inhib......

 2020-08-05 09:14 

The Chosun Ilbo

To waterproof canvas shoes...

To waterproof canvas shoes, rub a candle over them and then heat them with a hairdryer....

 2020-08-05 08:34 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) No reports of S. Korean casualties in Lebanon explosion: foreign ministry...

(ATTN: UPDATES number in lead) SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry said Wedne......

 2020-08-05 08:18 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to develop ultra small-sized satellites to better monitor N. Korea...

(ATTN: CHANGES photos) By Choi Soo-hyang TAEAN, South Korea, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Ko......

 2020-08-05 08:11 

Yonhap News

Jin Air to raise 109 bln won via stock sale amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Low-cost carrier Jin Air Co. said Wednesday it will raise 109 bi......

 2020-08-05 08:03 

Yonhap News

Coast Guard arrests all 18 Chinese who sneaked into S. Korea on boats...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean coast guards have arrested all 18 Chinese nationals......

 2020-08-05 08:01 

Yonhap News

'October surprise' summit between U.S., N.K. unlikely: Moon's adviser...

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Chances are low for another summit between ......

 2020-08-05 08:01 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to accelerate development of hypersonic missiles: defense chief...

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo said Wedne......

 2020-08-05 07:44 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Jeju Air's losses deepen in Q2 on one-off costs...

(ATTN: REWRITES throughout; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Jeju Air Co., South Ko......

 2020-08-05 07:42 

Yonhap News

Boy band NU'EST to release second Japanese album in October...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band NU'EST plans to drop its second Japanese alb......

 2020-08-05 07:38 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 5G network's download speed, connection lower than thought: report...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 5, 10)By Chae Yun-hwan SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The 5G net......

 2020-08-05 07:30 

Yonhap News

Nat'l football team launches branded face masks...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Face masks for protection against transmission of COVID-19 beari......

 2020-08-05 07:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks hit almost 2-year high on U.S. stimulus hopes...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean......

 2020-08-05 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Aug. 5, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.649 ......

 2020-08-05 07:13 

Yonhap News

Jeju Air remains in red in Q2...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Jeju Air Co. on Wednesday reported its second-quarter net loss o......

 2020-08-05 07:10 

Yonhap News

S. Korea reiterates willingness to cooperate with New Zealand over sexual abuse case...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is willing to cooperate with New Zealand in accordan......

 2020-08-05 07:08 

Yonhap News

Another psychiatrist murdered by patient...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Another psychiatrist has been murdered by his patient following ......

 2020-08-05 07:04 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Downpours continue to grip S. Korea, key dam opens floodgates...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES details, photo on dam release; CORRECTS caption) ......

 2020-08-05 06:57 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks hit almost 2-year high on U.S. stimulus hopes...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks gathered ground for the third consecutive se......

 2020-08-05 06:57 

Yonhap News

Coway Q2 net income up 16.7 pct. to 118.9 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Coway Co. on Wednesday reported its second-quarter net profit of......

 2020-08-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

Huchems 16,300 DN 100DAEWOONG PHARM 113,000 UP 3,500HYUNDAIDEP......

 2020-08-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

GKL 12,700 UP 50Handsome 31,200 DN 200Asiana Air......

 2020-08-05 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

HYUNDAIGREENFOOD 7,860 UP 10IlyangPharm 86,900 DN 100MERITZ SEC......

 2020-08-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

CJ LOGISTICS 152,000 DN 500DOOSAN 45,200 DN 500BukwangPha......

 2020-08-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Wednesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded......

 2020-08-05 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 847.28 UP 11.93 points (close)...
 2020-08-05 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,311.86 UP 31.89 points (close)...
 2020-08-05 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Eli Lake] Biden should give Maduro reason to worry...

One of the defining features of the Trump years has been the collapse of bipartisan consensus on foreign policy. There is at least one notable exception, however: support for a democratic transition in Venezuela. When Juan Guaido, the leader of Vene...

 2020-08-05 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Looming conflict...

As of Tuesday, it became possible for Seoul to take steps to cash in a Japanese firm's seized assets here to compensate Korean victims of forced labor during Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule of the peninsula. In October 2018, South Korea&rs...

 2020-08-05 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Guard the rule of law...

Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol said Monday that "liberal democracy, the core value of our constitution, means a true democracy that rejects dictatorship and totalitarianism disguised as democracy." "Liberal democracy is realized...

 2020-08-05 06:30 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,188.8 won DN from 1,194.1 won...
 2020-08-05 06:22 

Yonhap News

5G network's download speed, connection lower than thought: report...

By Chae Yun-hwan SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The 5G network services in South Korea have b......

 2020-08-05 06:13 

Yonhap News

S. Korea begins procedures to introduce F-35B fighters for light aircraft carrier...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has begun procedures to determine the number of vert......

 2020-08-05 05:55 

Yonhap News

Taemin tops 19 regional iTunes charts with pre-release track '2 Kids'...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Taemin of K-pop boy band SHINee conquered Apple iTunes' Top......

 2020-08-05 05:39 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New virus cases over 30 for 2nd day as imported, local infections rise...

(ATTN: ADDS more info throughout; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea r......

 2020-08-05 05:30 

Yonhap News

POSCO Chemical to boost production capacity of cathodes for EV batteries...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- POSCO Chemical Co., an affiliate of South Korea's steel gia......

 2020-08-05 05:14 

Yonhap News

Online lender Kakao Bank's net rises ninefold in Q2...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Kakao Bank, South Korea's top internet-only lender, said We......

 2020-08-05 05:12 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Downpours continue to grip S. Korea...

(ATTN: ADDS details, photos throughout) SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- Damage from the heavy ......

 2020-08-05 05:06 

Yonhap News

Gov't warns of stern actions against doctors' planned strike...

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) -- The government on Wednesday warned of stern actions against doct......

 2020-08-05 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

Today in Korean history Aug. 6 1902 -- Kim So-wol, known as...

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