South Korea

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-05-07 01:21 

Yonhap News

CJ Logistics Q1 net income up 64.1 pct. to 18.6 bln won...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- CJ Logistics Corp. on Friday reported its first-quarter net incom......

 2021-05-07 01:18 

Yonhap News

New cases stay in 500s for 2nd day amid woes over variants...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new virus cases remained in the 500s for......

 2021-05-07 01:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 코로나도 연등회가 빛나는 것을 막을 수 없다...

Korea shines brightest in May as cities across the country gear up to celebrate Buddha's Birthday, a major Buddhist holiday in Korea. Throughout May, celebratory events are organized and the lantern parade in central Seoul, considered the highlight.....

 2021-05-07 01:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Conan pretends to take offense after J-Hope calls him 'Curtain'...

American talk show host Conan O'Brien got hilariously incensed after witnessing K-pop superstar BTS member J-Hope call him "Curtain" when the band members were playing a speed quiz on a variety show in which they were asked to identify various...

 2021-05-07 01:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 강화된 전동킥보드 규제 … 거리의 무법자 시대 끝날까...

Two people on a scooter. Segway hotdogging. Drunk biking. From next month, all this and more will be verboten. According to the National Police Agency and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Wednesday, electric scooter riders will......

 2021-05-07 00:48 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to kick off biennial integrated defense drill next week...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Friday it will kick off a bi......

 2021-05-07 00:35 

Yonhap News

N. Korea unlikely to carry out provocations ahead of S. Korea-U.S. summit: minister...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- Unification Minister Lee In-young said Friday that North Korea is......

 2021-05-07 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 531 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 116,022: KDCA...
 2021-05-07 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 9 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 1,860: KDCA...
 2021-05-07 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 525 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 126,044: KDCA...
 2021-05-07 00:27 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open higher on Wall Street gains...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Friday, tracking the Wall Stree......

 2021-05-07 00:17 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to focus on supporting job recovery: senior official...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will step up efforts to prop up the sluggish job mark......

 2021-05-07 00:14 

Yonhap News

Another batch of S. Koreans returns from virus-hit India...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- The second group of more than 200 South Koreans returned home Fri......

 2021-05-07 00:13 

Yonhap News

Ryu Hyun-jin reports no pain following return from glute injury...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- Uncharacteristically wobbly with his command, Tor......

 2021-05-07 00:12 

Yonhap News

As universities remain online amid pandemic, rebellion against high tuition continues...

By Woo Jae-yeon SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic,......

 2021-05-07 00:06 

Yonhap News

N.K. leader holds photo session with families of army after attending performance...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a photo session with familie......

 2021-05-07 00:03 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,121.0 won DN from 1,125.8 won...
 2021-05-07 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 970.96 UP 0.97 points (open)...
 2021-05-07 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,179.63 UP 0.89 points (open)...
 2021-05-06 23:46 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Current account surplus slightly narrows in March...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 8-11)By Kim Deok-hyun SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&......

 2021-05-06 23:25 

Yonhap News

K-pop agency SM teams up with MGM to launch new boy band...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- SM Entertainment, the K-pop powerhouse behind acts like SuperM an......

 2021-05-06 23:14 

Yonhap News

Blue Jays' Ryu Hyun-jin picks up ho-hum win in return from injured list...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- Ryu Hyun-jin wasn't at his best for the Toro......

 2021-05-06 23:00 

Yonhap News

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Britain agree on cooperation on vaccine access, climate change...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea and Britain have agreed to reinf......

 2021-05-06 23:00 

Yonhap News

Current account surplus slightly narrows in March...

By Kim Deok-hyun SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's current account surplus sli......

 2021-05-06 23:00 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea's current account surplus narrows to US$7.82 bln in March: BOK...
 2021-05-06 22:21 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) S. Korean EV industry embraces second life for used batteries...

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- As electric vehicle sales are growing in South ......

 2021-05-06 22:00 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on May 7)...

Unwise appointments President Moon Jae-in has so far pressed ahead with the appointments......

 2021-05-06 22:00 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on May 7)...

Growing inflationary pressureKorea needs to prepare for interest rate hike South Korea p......

 2021-05-06 22:00 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on May 7)...

Qualification problemsAppointment of minister nominees below expectation should be reconsi......

 2021-05-06 22:00 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspap......

 2021-05-06 21:52 

Korea Herald

Yellow dust covers most of Korea; fine dust warnings issued for over half of country...

A yellow dust storm that originated in the Gobi Desert in northern China and Mongolia on Friday blanketed most of South Korea, including the greater Seoul area, the state weather agency said. A fine dust advisory, issued for Seoul at 1 p.m., was upg...

 2021-05-06 21:00 

Yonhap News

Samsung to share more royalty-free techs with smaller firms...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) -- Top tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. will ......

 2021-05-06 20:32 

Korea Herald

Samsung Securities Q1 net profit up 1,776.4% to W289b...

Samsung Securities Co. on Friday reported its first-quarter net income of 289 billion won ($257.8 million), up 1776.4 percent from a year earlier. The company said in a regulatory filing that it posted 399.3 billion won in operating profit for the q...

 2021-05-06 20:19 

Korea Herald

Presidential secretary offers to resign over graft allegations...

A presidential secretary on Friday offered to resign over allegations that he awarded public projects worth millions to his private firm while serving as a senior official at the Seoul city government. The resignation offer by Jun Hyo-kwan, a presid...

 2021-05-06 20:10 

Korea Herald

'Quad is neither security alliance nor Asian NATO': White House official...

The evolving US-led Quad forum is neither a security alliance nor an Asian version of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a US White House official said Friday, stressing it is an open framework designed to tackle shared challenges. Edga...

 2021-05-06 20:10 

KBS World

Pres. Secretary Tenders Resignation amid Corruption Allegation...

[Domestic] : A presidential secretary has tendered his resignation amid allegations of power abuse originating from his former duty as a Seoul City official. Presidential spokesperson Park Kyung-mee said in a written briefing on Friday that secretary for ...

 2021-05-06 19:58 

KBS World

KDCA: Herd Immunity to Have Swift, Significant Effect in S. Korea...

[Domestic] : Health authorities have expressed confidence in achieving success in South Korea's ongoing COVID-19 vaccination program, saying the nation will begin to see a desired effect prior to November. Kwon Jun-wook, a senior official at the Korea...

 2021-05-06 19:17 

Korea Herald

Musical 'Midnight Sun' to be screened live at cinemas across Asia...

A local production of the musical "Midnight Sun" will be screened live at cinemas in five Asian countries, including Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. According to the production company Shinswave on Friday, it is the f...

 2021-05-06 19:02 

Korea Herald

[Today's K-pop] Blackpink's Rose thanks fans with photobook...

Rose of Blackpink is releasing a special-edition photobook to thank fans for successful launch of her solo career. To mark her solo debut album selling over 500,000 units, she published a book named "Rose -R- Photobook [Special Ed...

 2021-05-06 19:02 

Korea Herald

[Today's K-pop] Blackpink's Rose thanks fans with photobook...

Rose of Blackpink is releasing a special-edition photobook to thank fans for successful launch of her solo career. To mark her solo debut album selling over 500,000 units, she published a book named "Rose -R- Photobook [Special Ed...

 2021-05-06 18:59 

KBS World

Pres. Moon to Deliver Special Address to Look Back 4 Years in Presidency...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in will make a special public address on Monday to mark the passing of four years in office. Presidential Spokesperson Park Kyung-mee said in a media briefing on Friday that Moon will look back at his presidency during the ...

 2021-05-06 18:59 

KBS World

Fine Dust Warnings Issued for Seoul Metro, Many Other Regions...

[Domestic] : Many South Korean regions, including the Seoul metropolitan area, are reeling from high levels of fine dust on Friday due to yellow dust originating from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Korea Environment Corporation issued fine dust warnings for...

 2021-05-06 18:23 

Korea Herald

Samsung Electronics to transfer some 500 technologies to local SMEs...

Samsung Electronics will share its 505 patented technologies with local small and medium enterprises, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Friday. The list comprises 213 mobile technologies, 68 semiconductor technologies, 68 display techn...

 2021-05-06 17:56 

KBS World

S. Korea Donates $3.2 Mln in Medical Supplies to Bolivia...

[Domestic] : The Korea International Cooperation Agency or KOICA is donating three-point-two million dollars worth of medical supplies to Bolivia.A donation ceremony took place Thursday at Oruro-Korea Hospital in the city of Oruro in the South American na...

 2021-05-06 17:52 

Yonhap News

Korean culture center to offer free online screening of 'Minari'...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, May 6 (Yonhap) -- The award winning immigrant film...

 2021-05-06 17:37 

Korea Herald

Crypto transaction volume surpasses W45tr, three times bigger than Kospi's...

South Korean's frenzy for digital coins, especially alternative coins, has pushed the transaction volume for cryptocurrencies past 45 trillion won ($43.11 billion) in the 24 hours until Friday morning. Cryptocurrency market tracker CoinMarketC...

 2021-05-06 17:27 

Korea Herald

MMCA excited by donations from Lee Kun-hee collection...

While the late Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee's art collection has been creating a buzz across the art scene and more, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is looking to make the most of the donation. "This is a record...

 2021-05-06 17:03 

Korea Herald

KFCC clinches license for permanent establishment in Uganda...

The Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives said Friday that one of its subsidiaries had been granted a license to establish its business permanently in Uganda. The financial cooperative received the permission from the Uganda government...

 2021-05-06 16:59 

KBS World

JCS to Begin Integrated Defense Drill Next Week...

[Politics] : The Joint Chiefs of Staff(JCS) said Friday that it will kick off its biennial integrated defense exercise called the Hwarang training next week.The drill, which involves the government, police and firefighters, is set to begin Monday in the s...

 2021-05-06 16:51 

KBS World

Fine Dust Warning Issued in Seoul; Children, Seniors Urged to Stay Indoors...

[Domestic] : Seoul City's Health and Environment Research Institute has issued a fine dust warning as of 2 p.m. Friday.The institute said it issued the warning after the hourly average density of fine dust particles smaller than ten micrometers in dia...

  • Need an account?  
    or