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 2020-07-07 08:35 

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After toiling in minors, reliever savoring every moment on KBO mound...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Few in South Korean baseball this year compete w......

 2020-07-07 08:09 

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Ministry pledges to minimize inconveniences from U.S. plan to ban sojourning foreign online students...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry said Tuesday it will seek......

 2020-07-07 07:59 

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(LEAD) Moon urges full probe into triathlete abuse allegations, measures to stop similar cases...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks, details from 5th para; ADDS photo) SEOUL, July 7......

 2020-07-07 07:44 

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Justice minister presses top prosecutor to back down in alleged collusion case...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae on Tuesday stepped up pressure on th......

 2020-07-07 07:42 

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(LEAD) With key figures banned, triathlon body shifts focus to mysterious 'team doctor'...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in para 6) SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- With some principal figures i......

 2020-07-07 07:39 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks snap 3-day winning streak on growing virus concerns...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks f......

 2020-07-07 07:30 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Jul. 7, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.701 ......

 2020-07-07 07:27 

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Exports of cultural goods tops US$10 bln on games, character IPs...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's annual exports of cultural goods exceeded US$......

 2020-07-07 07:14 

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Seoul stocks snap 3-day winning streak on growing virus concerns...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks fell by more than 1 percent Tuesday amid gro......

 2020-07-07 07:14 

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PyeongChang music festival to focus on Beethoven's music...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- An annual music festival in the mountainous county of PyeongChan......

 2020-07-07 07:09 

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Ex-PM Lee announces bid for party chairmanship, starting journey for presidency...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Former prime minister Rep. Lee Nak-yon announced Tuesday his bid......

 2020-07-07 07:08 

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(2nd LD) U.S. nuke envoy arrives in Seoul after N.K. spurns possibility of talks...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Biegun's arrival in lead, paras 2-3)By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, J......

 2020-07-07 07:00 

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(2nd LD) LG Electronics delivers estimate-beating Q2 earnings amid pandemic...

(ATTN: ADDS share price info at bottom; UPDATES paras 7, 11, 13)By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, ......

 2020-07-07 06:46 

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(2nd LD) ITC favors Medytox over Daewoong in botulinum toxin strain dispute...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline; UPDATES with more info in paras 2-5, 17, share price at bottom; C......

 2020-07-07 06:45 

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(3rd LD) Samsung Q2 earnings beat estimate on chip biz, one-time gains...

(ATTN: UPDATES share price info at bottom)By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Sam......

 2020-07-07 06:41 

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(LEAD) LG Electronics delivers estimate-beating Q2 earnings amid pandemic...

(ATTN: ADDS more info from 7th para, photo)By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- LG......

 2020-07-07 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HYUNDAIHOMESHOP 64,200 DN 500HYUNDAI ROTEM 16,300 DN 600LGELECTRON......

 2020-07-07 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

SK 261,000 DN 1,000DAEKYO 4,260 DN 65GKL ......

 2020-07-07 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

F&F 88,600 DN 1,100Hanssem 92,800 UP 100TAEYOU......

 2020-07-07 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

Hyosung 62,900 DN 500LOTTE 31,350 DN 450Binggrae ......

 2020-07-07 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Tuesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded o......

 2020-07-07 06:35 

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(3rd LD) New virus infections below 50 for 2nd day, imported cases on higher plateau...

(ATTN: ADDS more info on imported cases in paras 18-20) SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South ......

 2020-07-07 06:31 

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Dollar ends at 1,195.7 won DN from 1,195.8 won...
 2020-07-07 06:31 

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KOSDAQ 759.16 DN 0.74 points (close)...
 2020-07-07 06:31 

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KOSPI 2,164.17 DN 23.76 points (close)...
 2020-07-07 06:31 

Korea Herald

Column-KimSK...

Remembering those who laid down their lives for us Kim Seong-kon Recently, a friend sent me a succinct but powerful essay written by Lee Jung-woong, a former TBC producer, on the topic, "What is America to us?" The friend who thoughtfully sent me ...

 2020-07-07 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Soaring debt...

Heavily indebted government, companies, households complicate difficulties facing Korean economy It is somewhat inevitable for debts owed by governments, companies and households to increase around the world amid their efforts to cope with the deepe...

 2020-07-07 06:28 

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Asiana to resume flights to Nanjing next week...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea's second-biggest carrier ......

 2020-07-07 06:28 

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With key figures banned, triathlon body shifts focus to mysterious 'team doctor'...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- With some principal figures in a snowballing abuse scandal in So......

 2020-07-07 06:26 

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LG Electronics delivers estimate-beating Q2 earnings amid pandemic...

By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday delivered mark......

 2020-07-07 06:17 

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S. Korea's ultrafine dust emissions fall 8.5 pct in 2017: data...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's ultrafine dust emissions fell 8.5 percent on-......

 2020-07-07 06:16 

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Seaside villages opt to close beaches due to coronavirus fears...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- People dreaming of vacationing at a secluded beach this summer, ......

 2020-07-07 06:05 

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LG Electronics Q2 operating earnings down 24.4 pct. to 493.1 bln won...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday estimated its second-quarter oper......

 2020-07-07 06:05 

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(2nd LD) New virus infections below 50 for 2nd day, imported cases on higher plateau...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline; UPDATES with more info throughout; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, July 7......

 2020-07-07 06:02 

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BLACKPINK's new song debuts at No. 33 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- BLACKPINK landed at No. 33 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart wit......

 2020-07-07 05:48 

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LG Chem to take appropriate steps over deadly gas leak in India...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean chemical giant LG Chem Ltd. said Tuesday it will ta......

 2020-07-07 05:47 

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S. Korea to end mask rationing scheme on Sunday...

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will terminate a mask rationing system on Sunday as ......

 2020-07-06 22:42 

Korea Herald

Hantan River area listed as UNESCO Global Geopark...

The Hantan River area near the inter-Korean border has been designated as a UNESCO Global Geopark, officials said Tuesday. The UN body made the decision to add the 1,165-square-kilometer area to the list during a meeting in Paris, according to the...

 2020-07-06 21:59 

Korea Herald

USFK expresses regrets over soldiers' unruly behavior at beach...

The US Forces Korea on Tuesday expressed regrets over its soldiers' unruly behavior in the southeastern city of Busan on US Independence Day last week, vowing to fully cooperate with South Korean authorities' investigation and to take appropriate ...

 2020-07-06 21:30 

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S. Korea to provide US$4m in aid to 14 countries hit by locust swarms...

South Korea decided Tuesday to provide US$4 million in humanitarian aid to 14 countries suffering from food crises due to desert locusts, the foreign ministry said. The assistance will be provided to Yemen, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Kenya and other Southw...

 2020-07-06 20:31 

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Citibank Korea launches AI chatbot consulting service...

Citibank Korea said Tuesday it has launched an artificial intelligence-based chatbot consulting service to bolster its untact (contactless) digital customer service. According to the South Korean subsidiary of the New York-based bank, the service p...

 2020-07-06 19:58 

KBS World

LG Polymers Held Accountable for Deadly Gas Leak in Indian State Gov't Probe...

[Economy] : The southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has advised an affiliate of LG Chem to move its assembly plant far away from residential areas. According to local and global media outlets on Tuesday, the advice was made as a panel set up by the st...

 2020-07-06 19:56 

KBS World

S. Korean Court Orders N. Korea to Compensate Ex-POWs over Forced Labor...

[Domestic] : A pair of former South Korean prisoners of wars during the Korean War have won an indemnity suit filed against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the communist regime over decades of alleged forced labor in the North. The Seoul Central Distr...

 2020-07-06 19:52 

KBS World

LG Electronics' 2Q Profit Nears 500 Bln Won...

[Economy] : LG Electronics beat market expectations and posted nearly 500 billion won in operating profit in the second quarter. According to LG earnings guidance released on Tuesday, its operating profit was estimated to be 493-point-one billion won in t...

 2020-07-06 19:49 

KBS World

COVID-19 Cases Imported from Kazakhstan Surge in S. Korea...

[Domestic] : The South Korean health authorities are closely monitoring arrivals from Kazakhstan following a surge in COVID-19 cases traced to the Central Asian country. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(KCDC) said on Tuesday that among...

 2020-07-06 19:48 

Korea Herald

Sports ministry to cooperate with legal authorities to root out abuse in athletics...

The sports ministry vowed Tuesday to work closely with legal authorities to help eliminate abuse in athletics while reaffirming its commitment to zero tolerance against any misconduct. The announcement came in light of a snowballing abuse scandal in...

 2020-07-06 19:34 

Korea Herald

Korean Air to sell off inflight service operations to Hahn & Co....

South Korea's cash-strapped flag carrier Korean Air Lines said Tuesday it plans to sell its inflight meal catering and duty-free units to local private equity firm Hahn & Co. "As for the divestment of inflight catering services...

 2020-07-06 18:43 

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Korea, Spain discuss cooperation in digital, green tech...

South Korean and Spanish business experts discussed potential partnerships, especially in digital and green technologies, at a virtual conference on Tuesday. The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry held the 21st Korea-Spain Economic Cooperation...

 2020-07-06 18:29 

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LG Electronics' Q2 earnings better than feared...

LG Electronics on Tuesday announced its preliminary earnings for the second quarter of this year, beating forecasts by market watchers over concerns about sales falls during the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the earnings guidance, LG is expected...

 2020-07-06 18:24 

Korea Herald

NCSoft's market cap soars, briefly entering top 10...

NCSoft continued to perform strong at the stock market, briefly entering the top 10 market capitalization list on Monday, nudging top automaker Hyundai Motor. Hyundai Motor managed to recover its 10th place as of Tuesday, though the gap between NCS...

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