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 2020-11-28 12:05 

Korea Herald

Scientists discover bones of sea lions from Ulleung...

A group of South Korean scientists has found that a batch of animal bones discovered from Ulleung Island belonged to sea lions, which went extinct decades ago on the island, the maritime ministry said Sunday. The announcement came after a group of l...

 2020-11-28 11:56 

Korea Herald

S. Korean firms tipped to report earnings improvement in Q4...

South Korean listed firms are expected to log better earnings in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago amid simmering recovery from the pandemic's fallout, data showed on Sunday. As of Friday, the combined operating income for 167 major listed...

 2020-11-28 11:40 

Yonhap News

S. Korea confirms additional case of highly pathogenic bird flu among wild birds...

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Saturday confirmed an additional case of highly ......

 2020-11-28 11:27 

Korea Herald

Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist...

TEHRAN (AP) -- Iran's supreme leader on Saturday demanded the "definitive punishment" of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran's disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying t...

 2020-11-28 11:16 

Korea Herald

N. Korea steps up virus control along inter-Korean border: state media...

North Korea has stepped up virus control measures along the inter-Korean border and at sea, state media said Sunday. The communist country is "firmly establishing a blockade wall in the areas near the border and the Military Demarcation Line an...

 2020-11-28 11:05 

KBS World

S. Korea's Daily COVID-19 Cases Fall Below 500 for First Time in Four Days...

[Domestic] : South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases fell below 500 for the first time in four days on Sunday due apparently to a decrease in testing over the weekend. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) said Sunday that 450 new infection...

 2020-11-28 10:58 

Korea Herald

Auto recalls top 2m this year: data...

The number of automobiles subject to recalls topped 2 million in the first 10 months of the year, marking the fourth straight year of auto recalls exceeding the threshold, industry data showed on Sunday. According to the data, a total of 2.04 millio...

 2020-11-28 10:47 

Korea Herald

Infection tally below 500 for first time in 3 days, tougher virus curbs eyed in greater Seoul...

The daily number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea fell back to below 500 for the first time in three days on Sunday due apparently to less testing over the weekend, with health authorities mulling further raising virus curbs in the greater Seo...

 2020-11-28 10:45 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) Virus tally exceeds 500 for 3rd day; authorities under pressure to toughen social distancing...

(ATTN: ADDS info related to confirmed cases in paras 5-8, photo) SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap)......

 2020-11-28 10:15 

Yonhap News

U.S. soldier stationed in S. Korea tests positive for COVID-19...

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- An American soldier stationed in South Korea in the city of Don......

 2020-11-28 10:08 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to develop big data collection and analysis system for military logistics by 2025...

The defense ministry plans to develop a "big data" collection and analysis system to more efficiently take advantage of diverse and scattered data so as to make better policy for military operations and troops. Currently, the military has...

 2020-11-28 09:43 

Yonhap News

Health officials call on public to refrain from visiting indoor sports facilities...

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korean health officials on Saturday called on people to r......

 2020-11-28 07:36 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) S. Korea confirms this year's first case of avian flu in domestic poultry...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 4, 8-10, 11-12) SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- Sou......

 2020-11-28 07:23 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) Virus tally exceeds 500 for 3rd day; authorities under pressure to toughen social distancing...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 6-7) SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- The daily number of new c......

 2020-11-28 07:00 

Yonhap News

No. of deaths after flu shots at 108...

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health agency said Saturday that a total of ......

 2020-11-27 17:45 

Korea Herald

No. of deaths after flu shots at 108...

South Korea's health agency said Saturday that a total of 108 people died after receiving seasonal flu vaccines this year, with the authorities concluding 107 of the deaths had no direct causal relations with their inoculations. The Korea Disease Co...

 2020-11-27 07:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Opposition jumps on idea of Assembly probe of Choo...

The main opposition party on Friday submitted a motion to the National Assembly to start a parliamentary inquiry into the validity of the justice minister's suspension of the prosecutor general....

 2020-11-27 06:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seventeen to perform 'Fallin' Flower' in Korean at TMA...

Boy band Seventeen will perform the Korean version of its Japanese single...

 2020-11-27 06:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blue House names new foreign policy secretary...

President Moon Jae-in on Friday named Kim Yong-hyon, a former consul general in Boston, his new presidential secretary for foreign policy, the Blue House said....

 2020-11-27 06:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

YG founder fined for gambling in Los Angeles...

Founder and former chief of YG Entertainment Yang Hyun-suk was fined 15 million ($13,587) won for gambling overseas, Seoul Western District Court said on Friday. Yang was indicted earlier this year for gambling overseas with three other ......

 2020-11-27 05:59 

Yonhap News

KBO's Heroes not bringing back ex-MLB player Addison Russell...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- After a disappointing half-year spell, former N......

 2020-11-27 05:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Ex-MLB coach Carlos Subero named new manager for KBO's Eagles...

(ATTN: ADDS comments from 11th para)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- The South K......

 2020-11-27 05:39 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) S. Korea to launch presidential committee on carbon-neutral campaign, Moon says...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks, details in last 3 paras)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Nov. 27......

 2020-11-27 05:38 

Yonhap News

Chinese FM meets parliamentary leader, says Koreas should control their peninsula's 'fate'...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday that his country w......

 2020-11-27 05:38 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) New virus cases over 500 for 2nd day as pandemic deepens on cluster infections...

(ATTN: ADDS 1st photo, more info in paras 11-14, 22-23, 26-29, 31) SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap......

 2020-11-27 05:32 

Yonhap News

Police halt breakup of anti-THAAD protesters in Seongju...

SEONGJU, South Korea, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- The defense ministry's latest attempt to br......

 2020-11-27 05:07 

Yonhap News

About 900 illegal migrant workers deported or arrested from Aug.-Nov....

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- Nearly 900 migrant workers were deported or arrested over a thr......

 2020-11-27 05:06 

Yonhap News

Moon's adviser calls for S. Korea to break away from 'U.S. or China' framework...

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea should work together with Austr......

 2020-11-27 05:04 

Yonhap News

Manufacturing sector's 2019 added value dips at fastest pace since 1998...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's manufacturing industry saw its added value s......

 2020-11-27 05:02 

Yonhap News

Number of weekday moviegoers falls amid worsening pandemic...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- The number of weekday moviegoers in South Korea dropped this we......

 2020-11-27 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

Nov. 28 1919 -- Twenty-three female members of an independence movement against the Japa......

 2020-11-27 04:49 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korea orders overseas missions not to antagonize U.S.: S. Korea's state intelligence agency...

(ATTN: REWRITES headline, lead; UPDATES with details throughout) SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap)......

 2020-11-27 03:17 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New virus cases over 500 for 2nd day as pandemic deepens on cluster infections...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 8, 16, 20-21, 24, 26-27; 1st photo) SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap......

 2020-11-27 03:08 

Yonhap News

N. Korea ordered overseas missions not to antagonize U.S. after Biden victory: spy agency...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has recently ordered its overseas missions not to a......

 2020-11-27 03:00 

Yonhap News

Institutions' investments in foreign securities rise in Q3...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean institutions' investments in foreign securiti......

 2020-11-27 03:00 

Yonhap News

Banks' lending rates stay flat in October...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean banks' lending rates stayed flat in October, ......

 2020-11-27 02:47 

Yonhap News

Former YG chief fined on overseas gambling charges...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Friday fined Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG E......

 2020-11-27 02:45 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) N. Korea orders overseas missions not to antagonize U.S.: S. Korea's intelligence agency...
 2020-11-27 02:36 

Yonhap News

N. Korea enforces home classes for kids amid COVID-19 concerns...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea appears to be enforcing home classes for elementary......

 2020-11-27 02:36 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks trade lower amid virus concerns...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks traded lower late Friday morning after the ......

 2020-11-27 02:26 

Yonhap News

Ex-presidential secretary to Moon appointed ambassador to Spain...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea appointed Bahk Sahng-hoon, former protocol secretar......

 2020-11-27 02:23 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to launch presidential committee on carbon-neutral campaign, Moon says...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks, details; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- Presid......

 2020-11-27 02:11 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2020-11-27 02:01 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to launch presidential committee on carbon-neutral campaign, Moon says...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in announced a plan Friday to establish a pr......

 2020-11-27 01:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Want a sneak preview of Kai's new album? Check YouTube at noon today....

Singer Kai of boy band Exo will release a special video at noon today revealing excerpts from his upcoming solo album...

 2020-11-27 01:59 

Yonhap News

Twelve more facility types to be subject to school bus safety regulations...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- A revised law will require 12 more types of facilities to follo......

 2020-11-27 01:55 

Yonhap News

Over 70 pct of S. Koreans support Seoul's role as 'facilitator' in nuclear talks in Biden administration...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- A majority of South Koreans agree that Seoul should play the ro......

 2020-11-27 01:48 

Yonhap News

Suwon FC vs. Gyeongnam FC for final K League promotion spot...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Yonhap) -- It'll be two clubs vying for the one last ......

 2020-11-27 01:43 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Military bans troops from vacationing, off-base trips over resurgent virus...

(ATTN: ADDS latest patients in last 6 paras, 2nd photo) SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- The m......

 2020-11-27 01:03 

Yonhap News

Moon names new secretary for foreign policy...

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in on Friday named a career diplomat as his ......

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