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 2021-01-18 09:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver, Kakao and Wavve all caught in 'Netflix Law' net...

Naver, Kakao and Wavve have been designated as content providers legally obliged to take responsibility for network stability, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT on Monday. They were named alongside Google, Netflix and Facebook....

 2021-01-18 09:56 

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Cosmetics companies pivoted for lockdowns and masks...

With Myeong-dong in central Seoul a veritable ghost town and cosmetics sales hit hard by the pandemic, companies in the business are desperately trying to adjust, pitching their products for the locked down and the ever-masked....

 2021-01-18 09:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung's Lee Jae-yong returned to jail...

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

 2021-01-18 09:55 

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Moon may be first to get vaccinated...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday reassured the public about the safety of Covid-19 vaccines, saying the Korean government would take full responsibility for any serious side effects that may occur....

 2021-01-18 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee's imprisonment likely to halt Samsung investment, expansion...

The imprisonment of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will likely impact the group's investments and entry into new businesses due to the absence of the de facto leader, according to major business lobbying groups....

 2021-01-18 09:55 

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Psy celebrates 20 years in the entertainment industry...

Singer Psy is celebrating 20 years in the entertainment industry on Monday. His agency P Nation posted a video and photos on its social media to celebrate his debut on Jan. 18, 2001....

 2021-01-18 09:55 

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Biden should build on Singapore summit, says president...

President Moon Jae-in said he looks forward to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un making a visit to the South in the future, reaffirming his belief that Kim still has the "will for peace, dialogue and denuclearization"; Monday....

 2021-01-18 09:55 

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Not the time to pardon my predecessors, says Moon...

It's too early to consider pardons for Korea's two jailed ex-presidents, President Moon Jae-in said Monday....

 2021-01-18 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

President goes too far in talking about adoption abuse...

President Moon Jae-in weighed in on the tragic death of an adopted toddler who was battered — but went too far for many. "Children are not commodities to be traded," wrote a citizen on the Blue House website on Monday, just hours after Moon&...

 2021-01-18 09:00 

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Suzy unveils dance teaser video ahead of her online concert...

Singer Suzy released a dance teaser video to her song "Yes No Maybe" on Monday, ahead of an online concert for fans to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut. The concert titled "Suzy: A Tempo," is scheduled for Jan. 23, at 7 p.m....

 2021-01-18 08:59 

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Yuhan authorized to sell novel lung cancer drug lazertinib...

Yuhan's lazertinib is the 31st new drug to receive market authorization in Korea. This is also the first time in three years that the drug regulator had granted such approval, since July 2018....

 2021-01-18 08:59 

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Almost half of Kim Jong-un's cabinet is replaced...

North Korea overhauled its cabinet in response to the economic failures of the past five years during a session of its rubber-stamp legislature, state media reported Monday....

 2021-01-18 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Even kids are piling into stocks for quick gains and fun...

Even teenagers are investing in stocks these days. "Now teenagers even think that 'studying' is not enough."...

 2021-01-18 08:59 

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#Iamhere director Eric Lartigau talks Korea, its culture and making new friends...

"On the internet, people publicly say 'I love you' and like to exaggerate their private lives. In the film Stephan writes the hashtag #Iamhere, but from that moment he really isn't here. This is a film where people discuss the true meaning...

 2021-01-18 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Universities having trouble filling freshmen classes...

Nearly one out of 10 universities in Korea are struggling to fill their freshman class this year, the JoongAng Ilbo found in a recent survey. The paper surveyed 187 universities throughout the country, of which 18 were found to have competition......

 2021-01-18 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kono says Korea and Japan should be tighter...

Taro Kono, the Japanese minister for administrative and regulatory reform, said that in the post-coronavirus era, South Korea, Japan and the United States "need to become important partners" in areas such as security assurances....

 2021-01-18 08:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

U-Know Yunho of duo TVXQ to drop his second solo album today...

U-Know Yunho, half of duo TVXQ, said he's excited to release his second solo album...

 2021-01-18 08:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Young-taek, 'the master of Korean pen art,' dies age 76...

Kim Young-taek (1945-2021), often dubbed the "master of Korean pen art," passed away on Jan. 13, a week before his retrospective starts on Wednesday. He was 76. "Kim Young-taek made an unparalleled achievement in restoring the world's cult...

 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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

[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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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

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

 2021-01-17 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

[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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 

Korea Joongang Daily

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....

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