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 2021-01-18 08:03 

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Online memorial held for Lotte Group's Shin Kyuk-ho...

Lotte Corporation on Monday announced an online memorial for the first anniversary of the death of Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho....

 2021-01-18 08:03 

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Chang Ucchin retrospective...

Gallery Hyundai recently started a retrospective of artist Chang Ucchin (1917-1990) in memory of the 30th anniversary of his death. Many paintings by Chang, one of the most beloved Korean modern painters, depict a family that consists of a mother......

 2021-01-18 08:03 

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Super Junior's Kyuhyun to release solo digital single on Jan. 26...

Super Junior member Kyuhyun will release a solo digital single on Jan. 26. The new song titled "Moving On" will drop at 6 p.m. through a variety of music channels....

 2021-01-18 08:03 

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Rare exhibition sheds light on foreign researchers of Korean art...

It was not a Korean but a German missionary who wrote the first book about the overall history of Korean art, according to Kim Daljin Art Archives and Museum. The museum recently started a rare exhibition that sheds light on foreign researchers of.....

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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Artist Kong Sung-hun dies aged 56...

Artist Kong Sung-hun passed away at the age of 56 on Jan. 11. According to his family, he died of sepsis following a battle with cancer. Kong is best known for his oil and acrylic paintings depicting landscapes in gloomy and ominous moods......

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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Son becomes first Asian footballer to hit 100 EPL goals and assists...

Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur became the first Asian footballer ever to be involved in 100 English Premier League (EPL) goals on Sunday, as he picked up an assist in Spurs' 3-1 win over Sheffield United....

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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Book on Korean art master of traditional painting to be released in U.S. this year...

An academic book on Park Dae-sung, 76, an artist famous for the landscape paintings he creates with traditional Korean ink painting techniques, will be published in the United States later this year, a cultural foundation said last Wednesday....

 2021-01-18 07:07 

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Spurs and Chelsea both interested in 'The Monster' Kim Min-jae...

Kim Min-jae of Beijing Guoan could become the next Korean footballer to make it in the English Premier League (EPL), with multiple reports saying that both Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea are interested in the defender....

 2021-01-18 06:11 

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Appeals court sends Samsung's Lee Jae-yong to jail...

Samsung's leader Lee Jae-yong was sent to prison on Monday after an appeals court convicted him of giving bribes to former President Park Geun-hye and her friend and sentenced him two and a half years in prison....

 2021-01-18 02:31 

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Moon says it's too early to talk about pardoning Park Geun-hye, MB...

President Moon Jae-in said Monday that it is premature to grant pardons to his two predecessors....

 2021-01-18 01:36 

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iKon's Bobby to release second full-length album on Jan. 25...

Boy group iKon's Bobby will release his second solo album on Jan. 25, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Monday. The agency also released the poster for the upcoming album on its official blog....

 2021-01-17 10:54 

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Level 2.5 remains in place, but rules relaxed for cafes, gyms...

Starting Monday, people in the Seoul metropolitan area will be allowed to eat and drink in coffee shops and go to the gym....

 2021-01-17 10:54 

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Heavy snow expected across Korea on Monday morning...

Most of Korea is expected to see some 3 to 10 centimeters (1.2 to 3.9 inches) of heavy snow by Monday morning, the weather agency said, sparking concerns of Monday morning rush-hour mayhem....

 2021-01-17 09:59 

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Royal caldron...

To mark the Year of the Ox, the National Palace Museum of Korea is introducing a royal relic known as Woojeong, which is a container that was used to carry boiled beef to ritual sites. Information on this royal relic is on the ......

 2021-01-17 09:59 

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Medical license of Cho Kuk's daughter challenged...

The head of a medical association is calling for the cancellation of the doctor's license of Cho Min, daughter of former Justice Minister Cho Kuk. "She has no credentials to be a licensed doctor," wrote Lim Hyun-taek, president of Korean Pedia...

 2021-01-17 09:04 

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Full moon...

A giant artificial moon, which can be used as an observatory, is now installed on the quay at Nodeul Island on the Han River in Seoul. The public art piece "Moonlight Nodeul," which is 12 meters in diameter, has stairs and decks built into it......

 2021-01-17 09:04 

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HBO's 'The Event' follows celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck...

Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make those guests white-hot celebrities like Brad Pitt. That's what usually faces chef Wolfgang Puck's catering business, tasked with preparing....

 2021-01-17 09:04 

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It's a good time to give away residences...

Some people who own multiple residence are giving them away to their family members rather than selling them and being hit with big tax bills by the Moon Jae-in administration....

 2021-01-17 09:04 

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Oh Se-hoon announces bid to be Seoul mayor again...

Oh Se-hoon is running for Seoul mayor a decade after he resigned from that position over free school lunches. "I stand here again after having learned from my previous mistakes," Oh said during a press conference Sunday at a park in Gangbuk......

 2021-01-17 09:03 

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[SHORTCUT] Is 2021 the year electric vehicles go mainstream?...

Q. Why are we expecting 2021 to be a big year for electric vehicles (EVs)?...

 2021-01-17 08:09 

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USFK issues 'shelter in place' directive as Covid hits barracks...

United States Forces Korea (USFK) on Sunday issued a...

 2021-01-17 08:09 

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Lobby groups call for leniency for Samsung's Lee...

Business lobbying groups issued statements over the weekend, pleading leniency in a bribery case involving Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, with the Seoul High Court due to issue a verdict on Monday....

 2021-01-17 08:08 

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Unemployment line adds insult to injury for the jobless...

Losing a job is tough. Applying for unemployment benefits is no picnic either....

 2021-01-17 08:08 

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Former Spurs, PSV star takes on new role as Gangwon CEO...

After spending years in Europe and in North America, Lee Young-pyo returned to Korea to take on an administrative role after retiring from the pitch. In December 2020, he became Gangwon FC's CEO, the youngest in K League history....

 2021-01-17 08:08 

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Thousands claim fraud after buying items via social media...

Internet fraud accusations are pouring in as customers buy expensive items from unknown vendors via social media....

 2021-01-17 07:13 

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Bong chosen to lead jury at the 2021 Venice film festival...

Bong Joon-ho, director of the Oscar-winning "Parasite" (2019), has become the first Korean to head the jury at the Venice International Film Festival. Organizers said on the festival's La Biennale di Venezia website Friday that Bong has been n...

 2021-01-17 07:13 

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Seungri, ex-Big Bang member, faces an additional charge...

Seungri, the disgraced former member of K-pop boy band Big Bang, has been additionally indicted for allegedly mobilizing gang members to threaten people he got into a fight with at a bar. Prosecutors on Thursday added the charge for the 31-year-old.....

 2021-01-17 06:18 

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[National Treasure] Stupa of State Preceptor Bogak at Cheongnyongsa Temple Site...

This octagonal stupa dedicated to State Preceptor Bogak is located at Cheongnyongsa Temple which lies on the ......

 2021-01-17 06:18 

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U.S. author takes on Korean icon in 'King Sejong the Great'...

Koreans just can't get enough of King Sejong the Great (1397-1450). Among the 27 kings who reigned during Korea's Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), King Sejong is one of the most respected figures. His statue is erected in ......

 2021-01-17 04:28 

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Craving something sweet? Try munching on these tomatoes...

Desserts don't have to be the only course to satiate your sweet tooth as new produce enhanced with sweet flavors continue to hit the market....

 2021-01-15 22:06 

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Number of part-time workers hits record high...

In the pandemic-hit job market, job losses are not the only issue — more Koreans are now barely making ends meet as part-time workers....

 2021-01-15 22:05 

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Short selling divides punters big and small...

Short selling is returning to the stock market, but retail investors are riled up and the ruling Democratic Party (DP) is taking their side....

 2021-01-15 10:07 

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No dial tone for 2G services on LG U+ starting in June...

LG U+ will shut down 2G services by the end of June, the company announced Friday....

 2021-01-15 09:11 

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Actor Jo Duk-je sentenced to a year in prison for defamation...

Actor Jo Duk-je was sentenced a year in prison after he was found guilty of defaming a female actor that he had previously sexually harassed. The 53-year-old was sentenced by the Uijeongbu District Court in Gyeonggi on Friday. His partner, only......

 2021-01-15 09:11 

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Stocks dip more than 2 percent as investors book profits from recent rally...

Stocks dipped more than 2 percent Friday as investors booked profits from a recent rally. The won fell against the dollar....

 2021-01-15 09:11 

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Ironing out an air corridor took decades...

For more than three decades, air traffic control in the skies south of Korea's Jeju Island has been shared by three countries: Korea, China and Japan....

 2021-01-15 08:15 

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IU to drop single ahead of release of her full-length album on Jan. 27...

Star solo artist IU will pre-release her single "Celebrity" before the official release of her new full-length album on Jan. 27, according to her agency Edam Entertainment Friday. "[The song] has a cheery bright pop sound which will......

 2021-01-15 08:15 

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Highly anticipated film 'Minari' to hit local theaters in March...

"Minari" is set to arrive in local theaters in March, local film distributor Pan Cinema said on Friday. Written and directed by Korean-American filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung, the film is based on Lee's own childhood and tells the tale of......

 2021-01-15 08:15 

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Rock band Green Day cancels Korea concert due to Covid...

American rock band Green Day decided to cancel its concert in Korea due to the coronavirus pandemic. "'Green Day Live in Seoul' originally scheduled for March 24 is no longer able to take place," the tour management company Live Nation Kor...

 2021-01-15 07:19 

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BOK head expresses concerns over rapid growth of local stock market...

Bank of Korea (BOK) Gov. Lee Ju-yeol warned the local stock market has been growing at a dangerously fast pace and expressed concerns about those borrowing to invest during an online press briefing held Friday....

 2021-01-15 06:29 

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Kia reinvents itself, promising 'movement that inspires'...

Kia started its own reinvention Friday with a new company name and slogan....

 2021-01-15 06:24 

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Covid cases continue to drop but public anxiety remains high...

Daily Covid-19 cases in Korea continued on a downward trend Friday, with 513 infections reported from the previous day, but public anxiety about future outbreaks remains high....

 2021-01-15 04:31 

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Hanwha Energy teams up with France's Total in U.S....

Hanwha Energy has formed a joint venture with French energy group Total to spearhead a 2 trillion won ($1.8 billion) photovoltaic project in the United States....

 2021-01-15 04:31 

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BOK keeps base interest rate at record low of 0.5%...

Korea's central bank maintained the benchmark interest rate at a record low of 0.5 percent on Friday....

 2021-01-15 04:31 

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Military parade in Pyongyang features new SLBMs...

North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in a massive nighttime military parade to commemorate its recent Eighth Workers' Party Congress, state media reported Friday....

 2021-01-15 01:43 

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[Shortcut] 금리가 뭔가요?...

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 2021-01-15 01:43 

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Blackpink’s Jennie marks another first, as music video for ‘Solo’ surpasses 600 million views...

ennie of Blackpink is seeing even more success as a soloist after the music video for her debut track "Solo" surpassed 600 million views on YouTube on Friday. According to her agency YG Entertainment, the video achieved the feat at 5:20 a.m......

 2021-01-14 15:45 

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Samsung breaks the 1-million-won barrier with S21...

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy S21, its latest smartphone....

 2021-01-14 11:05 

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Gov't-backed loans offered to all small shops from Jan. 18...

Starting Jan. 18, small shops struggling due to heightened social distancing measures will be eligible for government-backed loans offered at commercial banks with interest rates a maximum 2 percentage points lower than currently available....

 2021-01-14 11:05 

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Korea rose to fifth-largest car manufacturer in 2020...

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Korea's automotive industry performed quite well in terms of production last year, moving Korea up to the fifth-largest car manufacturing country....

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