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 2021-06-13 02:00 

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S. Korean insects industry grows 2 pct in 2020...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's insects industry grew 2 percent in 2020 from......

 2021-06-13 02:00 

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Auto exports up 58 pct in May on EVs, premium models...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports of automobiles ......

 2021-06-13 01:47 

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Race to buy eBay Korea tipped to finalize this week...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- The race to take over eBay Korea, the third-largest e-commerce ......

 2021-06-13 01:42 

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In-person attendance at middle schools in greater Seoul to increase ahead of full reopening...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- Middle schools in the greater Seoul area are set to increase th......

 2021-06-13 01:15 

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Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. reaffirm peninsula denuke goal, cooperation on vaccines, Myanmar...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States have rea......

 2021-06-13 01:07 

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(LEAD) New virus cases back under 500 on fewer tests, vaccinations gaining traction...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info throughout) SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's d......

 2021-06-13 00:59 

Korea Herald

G-7 welcomes Washington's diplomacy towards Pyongyang: communique...

The Group of Seven nations on Sunday issued a joint statement calling for the complete denuclearization of North Korea, while welcoming the commitment of Washington under President Joe Biden to engage with Pyongyang through diplomacy. In a joint co...

 2021-06-13 00:45 

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New virus cases back under 500 on fewer tests, vaccinations gaining traction...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new virus cases dropped below 500 Sund......

 2021-06-13 00:32 

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Eastar may pick preferred bidder next week...

SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- Budget carrier Eastar Jet Co. may pick a preferred bidder next ......

 2021-06-13 00:32 

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(URGENT) 544 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 138,581: KDCA...
 2021-06-13 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 3 additional coronavirus death, total now at 1,985: KDCA...
 2021-06-13 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 452 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 147,874: KDCA...
 2021-06-12 23:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

[TEST DRIVE] EVs are the future, but old-school cars rule, Audi proves...

INJE, Gangwon While electric vehicles (EVs) are all the rage these days, there is still one place where internal-combustion-engine vehicles still rule: on race tracks....

 2021-06-12 22:59 

Korea Herald

Moon, Macron discuss bilateral cooperation in cutting-edge technology industries...

The leaders of South Korea and France on Sunday shared hopes to strengthen bilateral cooperation in cutting-edge technology industries, such as semiconductors and electric vehicles, Cheong Wa Dae said. President Moon Jae-in met with his French count...

 2021-06-12 22:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Retail investors losing money as can't-lose strategy fails...

Donghak Ants, the retail investors who rushed to stocks starting last year in a frenzy of buying, have been getting crushed lately....

 2021-06-12 22:15 

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EU still not resuming review of Hyundai Heavy-Daewoo Shipbuilding merger...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, June 13 (Yonhap) -- The European Union's (EU) antitrust re......

 2021-06-12 21:19 

Korea Herald

Moon holds summit talks with British PM...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in had separate talks here Sunday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the host of a Group of Seven summit. They noted that the two countries are maintaining close political and economic cooperation even after t...

 2021-06-12 18:34 

Korea Herald

Seoul Institution of Arts to dive deep into Korean culture through Summer at SeoulArts...

Summer at SeoulArts, hosted by the Seoul Institute of Arts, the most prominent art institute in Korea, will be held this summer for international college students interested in learning more about Korean culture. All classes are to be held online i...

 2021-06-12 18:15 

Korea Herald

Naver-Kakao rivalry heats up in global webtoon market...

South Korean digital comics platform operator Naver faces growing competition from its crosstown rival Kakao as the latter ups investment to tap into overseas markets. A webtoon refers to a series of comic strips published online. In South Korea, N...

 2021-06-12 17:44 

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Moon holds talks with EU leaders on COVID-19, climate...

CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-i......

 2021-06-12 17:31 

Korea Herald

Upbit warning on digital coins sends prices diving...

Digital coins that were flagged for delisting and given warnings by South Korea's largest digital asset exchange Upbit plunged over the weekend as financial regulators tightened its grip on the cryptocurrency market. The double-digit plunge i...

 2021-06-12 17:24 

Korea Herald

Multiple subscriptions ban 'to have limited impact' with mega IPOs...

The initial public offering market in South Korea is expected to flourish in the second half of this year, as conglomerate-affiliated firms and tech companies are gearing up for their market debuts amid retail investors' strong appetite. &ldq...

 2021-06-12 17:19 

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Moon joins G-7 summit, vows financial support for global vaccine supply...

CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-i......

 2021-06-12 17:01 

Korea Herald

Moon meets Suga at G-7, but bilateral session not in the cards...

CORNWALL, England/SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in exchanged greetings with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Saturday at the G-7 summit in the UK. But a separate session does not appear to be in the cards this time, amid speculati...

 2021-06-12 16:45 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] S. Korea's first Vatican prefect looks forward to arranging pope's visit to NK...

South Korean Bishop Lazarus You Heung-sik, the newly appointed Vatican prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, said he will work toward arranging a visit to North Korea for Pope Francis if he is given the opportunity to do so. "The pope h...

 2021-06-12 16:42 

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(LEAD) Moon, Merkel agree to cooperate on equitable global vaccinations...

(ATTN: UPDATES with remarks on Korea peace in last 3 paras) CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (......

 2021-06-12 16:36 

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Moon meets Suga, Biden at G-7 summit...

CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-i......

 2021-06-12 16:33 

Korea Herald

GS25 to expand AI robot delivery service...

South Korean convenience store GS25 said Sunday that it has recently launched a delivery service using an artificial intelligence-based robot at a second location in southern Seoul. The second AI-powered robot dispatched at its GS Tower branch in Ye...

 2021-06-12 16:31 

Korea Herald

Race to take over eBay nears end, as delivery app Yogiyo seeks buyer...

The new owner of eBay Korea, the third-largest e-commerce operator in the country, is expected to be announced this week after a monthslong bidding process draws to a close, industry sources said. The race is between two retail giants Shinsegae and...

 2021-06-12 16:21 

Korea Herald

Will BOK hike rate before US Fed?...

With South Korea's central bank chief continuing to adopt a more hawkish tone on monetary policy, anticipation is growing for an earlier-than-expected interest rate hike. The US Federal Reserve, meanwhile, has officially expressed its commitm...

 2021-06-12 15:02 

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Moon, Merkel agree to cooperate on equitable global vaccinations...

CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) -- The leaders of South Korea and Ge......

 2021-06-12 14:33 

Korea Herald

'G-7 invitation signifies Korea's elevated status among global leaders'...

CORNWALL, England/SEOUL - Korea's invitation to the G-7 summit signifies that it has risen to the ranks among developed countries standing shoulder to shoulder with global leaders, Cheong Wa Dae said Saturday. The Group of Seven is an organiza...

 2021-06-12 14:30 

KBS World

Moon, Suga Exchange Greetings at G7 Summit...

[International] : South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reportedly exchanged greetings on Saturday when they met on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Britain.According to NHK, Japan's Deputy Chi...

 2021-06-12 14:27 

Korea Herald

Moon pledges $200 million to tackle global COVID-19 vaccine shortage...

SEOUL/CORNWALL, England -- South Korea will provide $200 million in aid through next year for equitable access of COVID-19 vaccines in lower-income countries, President Moon Jae-in said Saturday. During a plenary session on health during a Group of...

 2021-06-12 14:22 

KBS World

Moon Joins G7 Summit, Unveils Plans to Contribute to Global Vaccine Supply...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in attended a Group of Seven (G7) summit on Saturday and pledged South Korea's support to help lower-income countries secure COVID-19 vaccines.According to the presidential office, Moon stressed the importance of swiftl...

 2021-06-12 14:13 

KBS World

Attendance Caps in Middles Schools in Greater Seoul to be Eased from Monday...

[Domestic] : Middle school students in the greater Seoul area will be allowed to take in-person classes more often from Monday.According to the Education Ministry and local educational offices on Sunday, the cap on in-person attendance will increase from ...

 2021-06-12 13:42 

KBS World

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, US Discuss Alliance, Denuclearization of N. Korea...

[International] : The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States held talks on Saturday to discuss the alliance of the two nations and the denuclearization of North Korea.Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his U.S. counterpart, Antony Blinken, he...

 2021-06-12 13:39 

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(LEAD) S. Korea, Australia to deepen ties on low-carbon energy use...

(ATTN: UPDATES with press briefing in 2nd para, last 5 paras) CORNWALL, Britain, June 12......

 2021-06-12 13:38 

Korea Herald

[Contribution] Innovative financing mechanisms to drive a circular economy...

PET, or polyethylene terephthalate, is the inexpensive, versatile plastic used to make bottles, food containers and other modern conveniences. Even though PET is a highly valuable and readily recyclable material, there is not enough waste collection...

 2021-06-12 13:36 

KBS World

Moon, EU Leaders Discuss COVID-19 Cooperation...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in held talks with the leaders of the European Union (EU) on Saturday to discuss COVID-19 responses, the Korean Peninsula situation, and other global issues.According to the presidential office, Moon met with European Counc...

 2021-06-12 13:20 

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(2nd LD) Moon meets AstraZeneca's CEO to discuss vaccine cooperation...

(ATTN: UPDATES with press briefing in paras 9-11; ADDS details in 2nd para, photo) CORNW......

 2021-06-12 13:15 

KBS World

Moon, Merkel Agree to Seek Cooperation in Vaccine Supply...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Saturday to seek cooperation in the fight against COVID-19 and in the supply of coronavirus vaccines.The presidential office said that Moon and Merkel reached the agreement duri...

 2021-06-12 13:10 

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(4th LD) New virus cases in mid-500s for 2nd day amid continued cluster infections...

(ATTN: ADDS latest figure in para 5) SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily......

 2021-06-12 13:05 

KBS World

S. Korea, Australia Agree to Expand Economic Cooperation to Low-Carbon Technologies...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have agreed to expand bilateral economic cooperation, especially on hydrogen use and other low-carbon technologies.The two leaders reached the agreement on Saturday in their b...

 2021-06-12 12:51 

Korea Herald

Park Hee-jun wins S. Korea's first Olympic qualification in karate...

South Korean karate practitioner Park Hee-jun has earned the qualification for the Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Korean to book an Olympic spot in the category, a sports association here said Sunday. Park, 27, qualified for the upcoming games a...

 2021-06-12 12:49 

Korea Herald

Auto exports up 58% in May on EVs, premium models...

South Korea's exports of automobiles jumped nearly 58 percent in May on the back of strong demand for eco-friendly cars and SUVs, data showed Sunday. Outbound shipments of automobiles reached 150,894 units in May, according to the Ministry of Trade,...

 2021-06-12 12:47 

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(LEAD) Moon meets AstraZeneca's CEO to discuss vaccine cooperation...

(ATTN: UPDATES with opening remarks in paras 5-8) CORNWALL, Britain, June 12 (Joint Pres......

 2021-06-12 12:46 

Korea Herald

S. Korean insects industry grows 2% in 2020...

South Korea's insects industry grew 2 percent in 2020 from a year earlier, data showed Sunday, amid growing popularity of insects-based foodstuffs. The combined sales of local insect-related companies reached 41.4 billion won ($37.1 million) in 2020...

 2021-06-12 12:43 

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S. Korean players respond to challenges in Olympic football tuneup...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- Prior to a friendly match against Ghana on Satu......

 2021-06-12 12:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea 3-1 Ghana despite early red card in U-23 friendly...

The Korean U-23 squad beat Ghana 3-1 in a pre-Olympic friendly on Saturday at Jeju Olympic Stadium in Seogwipo, Jeju, overcoming an early red card to take a comfortable lead over the African team....

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