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 2020-02-24 08:22 

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(2nd LD) Mass virus infections at hospital herald more deaths...

(ATTN: UPDATES with the latest number of confirmed cases in 2nd para) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yo......

 2020-02-24 08:21 

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(LEAD) Coronavirus deals heavy blow to S. Korean retail industry: analysts...

(ATTN: UPDATES coronavirus cases in 2nd para)By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) --......

 2020-02-24 08:15 

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(2nd LD) 13 soldiers confirmed as coronavirus patients, 7,500 in quarantine...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead with latest figures; UPDATES paras 2-3) By Oh Seok-min SEO......

 2020-02-24 08:15 

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(2nd LD) Seoul stocks sink nearly 4 pct on virus woes, Korean won sharply down...

(ATTN: ADDS gold prices at bottom; UPDATES coronavirus cases) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) --......

 2020-02-24 08:09 

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(LEAD) BOK chief urges vigilant watch against fallout from virus outbreak...

(ATTN: RECASTS 6th para to update the number of confirmed cases to 833) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (......

 2020-02-24 08:05 

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Prime minister says S. Korea is in quarantine race against virus spread...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Monday stressed the importance......

 2020-02-24 08:05 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 70 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 833...
 2020-02-24 07:56 

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(LEAD) Pro football league temporarily postpones start of season...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 5-6) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean profession......

 2020-02-24 07:51 

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BOK chief urges vigilant watch against fallout from virus outbreak...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The head of South Korea's central bank on Monday called fo......

 2020-02-24 07:46 

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(LEAD) S. Korea vows efforts for prompt signing of defense cost deal with U.S....

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 2020-02-24 07:44 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks sink nearly 4 pct on virus woes, Korean won sharply down...
 2020-02-24 07:37 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Feb. 24, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.129 ......

 2020-02-24 07:35 

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(LEAD) Religious community struggles to prevent further coronavirus infections...

(ATTN: UPDATES with new figures, info in paras 4, 6-10) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- As a ......

 2020-02-24 07:34 

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Coronavirus deals a blow to S. Korean box office...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean movie theaters saw the lowest number of visitors f......

 2020-02-24 07:32 

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(2nd LD) S. Korean firms on full alert over fast-spreading coronavirus...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline; ADDS more info in paras 3, 10, 18, 20, 23) By Joo Kyung-don SEO......

 2020-02-24 07:32 

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(LEAD) Coronavirus disrupts S. Korean parliament, judiciary, gov't operations...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's parliament......

 2020-02-24 07:16 

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Coronavirus deals heavy blow to S. Korean retail industry: analysts...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- Local brokerage analysts said Monday they ex......

 2020-02-24 07:15 

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(2nd LD) 15 countries tighten travel restrictions on S. Korea as new coronavirus cases spike...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 12-14)By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- At lea......

 2020-02-24 07:06 

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(2nd LD) Moon suggests extra budget in dual fight against virus, economic impact...

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 2020-02-24 07:01 

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Seoul stocks sink nearly 4 pct on virus woes, Korean won sharply down...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks plummeted on Monday to extend their losing ......

 2020-02-24 06:59 

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Pro football league temporarily postpones start of season...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean professional football league on Monday decided......

 2020-02-24 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HYUNDAIDEPTST 68,800 DN 3,700KIH 62,900 DN 3,800LOTTE Hima......

 2020-02-24 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

LOTTE SHOPPING 99,100 DN 5,400IBK 9,480 DN 420KorElecTer......

 2020-02-24 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SamsungF&MIns 202,500 DN 3,500HANALL BIOPHARMA 22,650 DN 1,250Kogas ......

 2020-02-24 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

SamsungElec 56,800 DN 2,400NHIS 10,100 DN 600SK Discove......

 2020-02-24 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- Monday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded o......

 2020-02-24 06:33 

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(URGENT) S. Korea's key stock index dips 3.87 pct, Korean won plummets on virus fear...
 2020-02-24 06:33 

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N. Korea boasts of progress in developing new sanitary masks and soaps to prevent coronavirus...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korean media outlets boasted that the country has made pr......

 2020-02-24 06:33 

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KOSDAQ 639.29 DN 28.70 points (close)...
 2020-02-24 06:32 

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KOSPI 2,079.04 DN 83.80 points (close)...
 2020-02-24 06:30 

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Dollar ends at 1,220.2 won UP from 1,209.2 won...
 2020-02-24 06:28 

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Seoul exempts foreigners from visa extension through April to combat virus...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- More than 130,000 registered foreigners in South Korea whose pe......

 2020-02-24 06:26 

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(5th LD) S. Korea's virus cases soar to 763, containment of more outbreaks in Daegu in focus...

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 2020-02-24 06:18 

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(LEAD) Moon urges dual fight against virus, economic impact...

(ATTN: UPDATES with opening remarks; CHANGES headline, photo) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- P......

 2020-02-24 06:17 

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(URGENT) Moon instructs gov't to consider emergency extra budget plan, if needed, in response to coronavirus...
 2020-02-24 06:13 

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Busan mulling postponing ping pong world championships due to coronavirus...

BUSAN, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The southeastern metropolitan city of Busan said Monday it is &......

 2020-02-24 06:07 

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N.K.'s paper urges 'extraordinary determination' amid sanctions, fight against virus...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper called Monday for the cou......

 2020-02-24 05:47 

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Seoul revs up as coronavirus toll spikes...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Seoul city authorities on Monday announced f......

 2020-02-24 05:45 

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S. Korea set to release 4 more fully recovered coronavirus patients: KCDC...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will release four more novel coronavirus patients M......

 2020-02-24 05:31 

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(LEAD) 15 countries tighten travel restrictions on S. Korea as new coronavirus cases spike...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in paras 10-12)By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- At ......

 2020-02-24 05:31 

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S. Korea's arable land inches down 0.9 pct in 2019...

SEJONG, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's total arable land dropped 0.9 in 2019 from ......

 2020-02-24 05:26 

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(URGENT) S. Korea orders people with fever, respiratory symptoms to stop going to schools, companies: KCDC...
 2020-02-24 05:25 

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Defense chief meets with Korean War veterans in U.S....

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo has met with American veteran......

 2020-02-24 05:19 

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Anti-money laundering body calls for countermeasures against N. Korea...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- A global anti-money laundering body has called on all member st......

 2020-02-24 05:17 

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(URGENT) Two more coronavirus patients in critical conditions: KCDC official...
 2020-02-24 05:16 

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(4th LD) S. Korea focuses on containment of virus outbreaks in Daegu, as cases soar to 763...

(ATTN: EDITS first 2 paras; ADDS remarks in paras 8-9; AMENDS headline) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (......

 2020-02-24 05:11 

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(URGENT) S. Korea set to release 4 more fully recovered coronavirus patients: KCDC...
 2020-02-24 05:08 

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IZ*ONE scores record album sales in first week with 'Heart*Iz'...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- IZ*ONE achieved record album sales for a girl band with its new......

 2020-02-24 05:03 

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Three minor parties merge ahead of April elections...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- Three minor parties based in the southwestern region merged on ......

 2020-02-24 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Feb. 25 1981 -- Chun Doo-hwan, a former Army general who staged a military coup in Decem......

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