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 2020-04-03 10:07 

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S. Korea likely to extend strict social distancing drive to stem coronavirus spread...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is expected to extend its strict social distancing ......

 2020-04-03 09:45 

The Chosun Ilbo

Face Masks Invade Fashion...

Face masks are making fashion history as the coronavirus epidemic invades every aspect of people's lives."If there is a symbol of the current confusion and fear, the misinformation and anxiety, generated by the spread of the new coronavirus, it is...

 2020-04-03 09:35 

The Chosun Ilbo

Koreans Tired of Prolonged Social Distancing...

Koreans have been practicing strenuous social distancing for almost two months to stem the spread of the coronavirus and are growing increasingly impatient.Many people have begun to fill indoor spaces as well as the balmy outdoors, raising the risk of a r...

 2020-04-03 09:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

EU Suspends Taxes, Customs Duties on Medical Equipment...

The European Commission said Friday that it was temporarily suspending taxes and duties on the import of medical equipment and protective wear from outside the European Union.In a video statement, Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen said the commiss...

 2020-04-03 09:23 

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S. Korea, Vietnam eye ASEAN+3 video summit in early April...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Vietnam said Friday that it is seeking to hold a video summit w......

 2020-04-03 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

New York State Surpasses 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...

Forty percent of all U.S. coronavirus cases are concentrated in New York state, where the death toll hit a new single-day high of 562 on Friday. "You have more deaths, you have more people coming into hospitals than any other night," Governor Andr...

 2020-04-03 09:18 

The Chosun Ilbo

COVID-19 Forces U.S. to Suspend International Mail to 22 Countries...

The Switzerland-based Universal Postal Union says the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the United States to suspend delivery of international mail to nearly two dozen countries. They include the Cayman Islands, Honduras, India, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and ...

 2020-04-03 08:29 

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Pro-unification group calls on U.S., U.N. to ease sanctions on N.K....

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- A pro-unification organization in South Korea called on the Uni......

 2020-04-03 08:07 

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S. Korea voices deep concern over Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea voiced deep concern Friday over recent missile atta......

 2020-04-03 07:58 

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(LEAD) USFK reports 2 additional virus cases, total at 17...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead with latest info; ADDS more details in paras 2-8) SEOUL, A......

 2020-04-03 07:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's cases top 10,060, with 86 new patients confirmed Friday...

Korea continued to see a decline in new coronavirus cases Friday, but Seoul and the surrounding areas reported a continued rise in virus infections due to cluster transmission and imported cases....

 2020-04-03 07:43 

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Foreigners extend stock selling streak to 22nd straight session...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors on Friday continued to sell local stocks for ......

 2020-04-03 07:37 

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(LEAD) Korean stocks close nearly flat, won sinks...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks......

 2020-04-03 07:36 

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Over 8,000 audience members to be monitored after musical actors test positive for coronavirus...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- More than 8,000 people who attended the musical...

 2020-04-03 07:35 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 3, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.950 ......

 2020-04-03 07:09 

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Officials from S. Korea, Germany to hold videoconference on coronavirus response...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean officials will hold a videoconference with their G......

 2020-04-03 07:05 

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SUPERNOVA leader tests positive for COVID-19 as 1st infected entertainer...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Jung Yun-hak, the leader of K-pop boy band SUPERNOVA, has teste......

 2020-04-03 07:03 

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(LEAD) Moon vows support for proposed legislation on April 3 Jeju incident...

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 2020-04-03 07:00 

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Summary of external news of North Korea this week...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of external news of North Korea this......

 2020-04-03 07:00 

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Summary of inter-Korean news this week...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of inter-Korean news this week. --......

 2020-04-03 07:00 

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Summary of domestic news in North Korea this week...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of domestic news in North Korea this......

 2020-04-03 07:00 

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Key developments on North Korea this week...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The following are key developments regarding North Korea this w......

 2020-04-03 06:53 

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Korean stocks close nearly flat, won sinks...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks closed nearly flat Friday as a recovery in ......

 2020-04-03 06:47 

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(LEAD) N. Korean defectors arriving in S. Korea plunge amid coronavirus fears...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, throughout with details, photo) SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The......

 2020-04-03 06:45 

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(2nd LD) Some 100 S. Koreans return home from coronavirus-hit Morocco...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 3-4, byline; CHANGES photo) By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Apr......

 2020-04-03 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HYUNDAIDEPTST 58,000 UP 800KIH 44,700 DN 1,300LOTTE Hima......

 2020-04-03 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

AEKYUNG INDUSTRIAL 23,000 DN 100IBK 7,230 0KorElecTer......

 2020-04-03 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

DOOSAN 35,450 UP 400SAMYANGHOLDINGS 42,800 UP 600ShinhanGro......

 2020-04-03 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

HYUNDAIGREENFOOD 6,970 UP 70POSCO 157,000 UP 1,000SPC SAMLIP......

 2020-04-03 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Friday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded o......

 2020-04-03 06:38 

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(News Focus) S. Korea braces for long virus fight as total cases top 10,000...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Over two months after its first coronavirus infection, South Ko......

 2020-04-03 06:33 

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KOSDAQ 573.01 UP 5.31 points (close)...
 2020-04-03 06:33 

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KOSPI 1,725.44 UP 0.58 points (close)...
 2020-04-03 06:31 

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Dollar ends at 1,230.9 won UP from 1,228.3 won...
 2020-04-03 06:09 

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Local NGO sends letter to U.N. chief urging sanctions relief over coronavirus concerns...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- A local nongovernmental organization has urged the United Natio......

 2020-04-03 06:04 

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(3rd LD) S. Korea's virus infections top 10,000 as cluster, imported cases rise...

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 2020-04-03 05:57 

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(2nd LD) Nearly half of new virus cases reported in capital area, raising alert...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 4-9, photo; RECASTS headline) SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Al......

 2020-04-03 05:45 

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Cruise ship gets fuel, supplies in Busan without human contact...

BUSAN, April 3 (Yonhap) -- An extra-large cruise ship, long stranded in international wate......

 2020-04-03 05:33 

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Vice FM calls for 'criteria' to allow essential business trips despite coronavirus spread...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- Vice Foreign Minister Cho Sei-young expressed hope Friday for i......

 2020-04-03 05:25 

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135 N. Korean defectors arrive in S. Korea during Q1...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- A total of 135 North Korean defectors arrived in South Korea du......

 2020-04-03 05:24 

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(LEAD) USFK commander's Twitter post draws criticism amid furloughs over tough defense cost talks...

(ATTN: ADDS USFK's response in paras 10-11)By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) ......

 2020-04-03 05:17 

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German painter Ostrowski's nihilistic series lands in S. Korea for 1st solo show...

By Park Boram SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- With a few stray strokes painted with spray lac......

 2020-04-03 05:15 

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(LEAD) Airlines call for immediate gov't support amid growing virus impact...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline; ADDS financial authorities' stance in paras 11-13) SEOUL, ......

 2020-04-03 05:08 

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N. Korea's main paper urges ideological education for youth...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's main newspaper on Friday stressed the import......

 2020-04-03 05:03 

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Baseball clubs open to playing postseason at league's only dome as neutral venue: source...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- If the 2020 South Korean baseball postseason ge......

 2020-04-03 05:00 

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Today in Korean History...

April 4 1960 -- South Korea and Japan resume trade although diplomatic relations were no......

 2020-04-03 04:52 

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S. Korea implements order to restrict foreigners' activities over coronavirus...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's justice ministry said Friday it has implemen......

 2020-04-03 04:44 

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UNSC grants sanctions waiver to Irish NGO's project in N. Korea...

SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The U.N. Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption to ......

 2020-04-03 04:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Some 100 S. Koreans return home from coronavirus-hit Morocco...

(ATTN: UPDATES with plane landing) SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- About 100 South Koreans r......

 2020-04-03 04:20 

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(LEAD) Gov't unveils standard in sorting out emergency relief fund recipients over coronavirus...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in paras 4, 6, 8-12) SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- The government ......

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