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 2020-02-15 07:19 

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(LEAD) Gov't to receive requests for novel coronavirus quarantine compensation on Monday...

(ATTN: UPDATES in paras 5, 8) SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's government s......

 2020-02-15 07:14 

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(LEAD) Gov't not considering changing current alert level for novel coronavirus...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details on situation in Japan in paras 8, 10-13) SEOUL, Feb. 15......

 2020-02-15 06:43 

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(3rd LD) Number of coronavirus infections stays unchanged at 28 for 4th day as two patients are released from quarantine...

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 2020-02-15 06:16 

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(LEAD) Fire at steel plant contained, no casualties reported...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- Firefighters worked to extin......

 2020-02-15 05:55 

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(2nd LD) Number of coronavirus infections stays unchanged for 4th day as two patients are released from quarantine...

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 2020-02-15 05:45 

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Fire at steel plant contained, no casualties reported...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire at a steel processing ......

 2020-02-15 05:13 

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S. Korea to release 2 more fully recovered coronavirus patients from quarantine...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Saturday that it will release two more fully r......

 2020-02-15 05:04 

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Carmakers still short of parts from China amid partial production...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- Carmakers in South Korea said Saturday some of their assembly l......

 2020-02-15 05:00 

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(URGENT) S. Korea to releases 2 more fully recovered coronavirus patient from quarantine...
 2020-02-15 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Feb. 16 1942 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is born. He took power after his father ......

 2020-02-15 04:33 

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Gov't not considering changing current alert level for novel coronavirus...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's government said Saturday that it is not cons......

 2020-02-15 04:02 

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Gov't to receive requests for novel coronavirus quarantine compensation on Monday...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's government said Saturday it will start recei......

 2020-02-15 02:58 

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(2nd LD) First group of 366 Wuhan evacuees released after 2 weeks in quarantine...

(ATTN: ADDS novel conronavirus test conducted on second group of evacuees in last 7 paras)......

 2020-02-15 02:35 

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(URGENT) Second group of 333 evacuees from Wuhan all test negative for novel coronavirus...
 2020-02-15 02:03 

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(LEAD) First group of 366 Wuhan evacuees released after 2 weeks in quarantine...

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 2020-02-15 02:00 

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(LEAD) No new coronavirus infection reported for 4th straight day; cases unchanged at 28...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in paras 3-5) SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Sa......

 2020-02-15 01:29 

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First group of 366 Wuhan evacuees released after 2 weeks in quarantine...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- The first group of 366 South Koreans evacuated from Wuhan, Chin......

 2020-02-15 01:21 

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(URGENT) 173 Wuhan evacuees released from Jincheon facility after 2 weeks in quarantine...
 2020-02-15 01:14 

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No new coronavirus infection reported for 4th straight day; cases unchanged at 28...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Saturday reported no additional novel coronaviru......

 2020-02-15 01:12 

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(URGENT) 193 Wuhan evacuees released from Asan facility after 2 weeks in quarantine...
 2020-02-15 01:02 

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(URGENT) No new coronavirus infection reported for 4th straight day; cases unchanged at 28...
 2020-02-15 01:00 

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Seoul stocks expected to advance next week on chip market recovery...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks will likely continue their upward movement ......

 2020-02-15 01:00 

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Mobile carriers beef up VR content amid 5G expansion...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's three major mobile carriers are beefing up t......

 2020-02-15 01:00 

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S. Korean cinemas draw record 220 mln spectators in 2019...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- A record 220 million spectators visited movie theaters in South......

 2020-02-15 00:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Feb. 15)...

The arrogance threshold Under the Constitution of Korea, every citizen has the freedom o......

 2020-02-15 00:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Feb. 15)...

Defector's ambitious bid : Thae declares candidacy in general election A high-profi......

 2020-02-15 00:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Feb. 15)...

Time to explain: Calls rising for Moon to enunciate position on election-meddling indictme......

 2020-02-15 00:04 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-02-14 23:00 

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S. Korea, U.S., Japan to hold trilateral foreign ministers' talks in Munich...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea, the United ......

 2020-02-14 22:24 

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Railcars seen at Yongbyon, inbound shipment of radioactive material unlikely: U.S. think tank...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- Recent satellite imagery shows the presence of specialized......

 2020-02-14 22:00 

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700 Korean evacuees to be released from two-week quarantine...

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Yonhap) -- Seven hundred South Koreans repatriated from a Chinese city at ......

 2020-02-14 20:34 

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(Spring Training) Blue Jays' Ryu Hyun-jin joined by personal trainer in camp...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- Toronto Blue Jays' South ......

 2020-02-14 20:33 

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(Spring Training) Ryu Hyun-jin wants to lead Blue Jays by example...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- Nearing his 33rd birthday, Ryu......

 2020-02-14 18:28 

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(Spring Training) Ryu Hyun-jin's energy 'rubs off' on Blue Jays: general manager...

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDINE, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- What Ryu Hyun-jin can offer the Toronto Blue......

 2020-02-14 16:47 

KBS World

'Fine Dust Level Highest in Seoul Just After Morning Rush Hour'...

[Domestic] : A new study shows that fine dust density in the air is the highest in the capital Seoul just after the morning rush hour. Seoul National University Professor Ho Chang-hoi published a report in a journal issued by the National Institute of Met...

 2020-02-14 16:36 

Korea Herald

No 'Plan B' for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence...

TOKYO (AP) -- Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said Friday there is no "Plan B" for the 2020 Games, which open in just over five months and have been jolted by the outbreak of a virus in neighboring Ch...

 2020-02-14 16:29 

Korea Herald

Fire at steel plant contained, no casualties reported...

Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire at a steel plant south of Seoul, with no casualties reported, authorities said Saturday. The 119 Rescue Center received a report of a fire at the plant operated by KG Dongbu Steel in...

 2020-02-14 16:27 

Korea Herald

South Korea to release 2 more fully recovered coronavirus patients from quarantine...

South Korea said Saturday that it will release two more fully recovered novel coronavirus patients from quarantine after they tested negative. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...

 2020-02-14 16:13 

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(Spring Training) Ex-KBO star Andy Burns credits S. Korean experience for success in U.S....

By Yoo Jee-ho DUNEDIN, United States, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- Andy Burns was born in South C......

 2020-02-14 15:29 

KBS World

Two More Coronavirus Patients Fully Recover...

[Domestic] : Two more coronavirus patients in South Korea have fully recovered from the disease.The government's central quarantine headquarters announced Saturday the country's seventh and 22nd confirmed patients have tested negative to two round...

 2020-02-14 15:25 

KBS World

UN Urges N. Korea to Answer to 1969 Hijacking...

[International] : The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances held a press conference in Geneva on Friday and called for the resolution of various missing persons cases around the world.North Korea's hijacking of a Korea...

 2020-02-14 15:11 

Korea Herald

Carmakers still short of parts from China amid partial production...

Carmakers in South Korea said Saturday some of their assembly lines are still short of auto components as parts suppliers in China partially resumed operations this week amid no signs of the new coronavirus slowing. Hyundai Motor Co. and its affili...

 2020-02-14 15:05 

Korea Herald

Gov't to receive requests for novel coronavirus quarantine...

South Korea's government said Saturday it will start receiving compensation requests from people who have been placed in quarantine to prevent further transmission. The health and welfare ministry said individuals can make the request to administrat...

 2020-02-14 14:58 

Korea Herald

Gov't not considering changing current alert level for novel coronavirus...

South Korea's government said Saturday that it is not considering changing the country's alert level for the novel coronavirus just because no new cases have been reported in the last four days. The country has reported 28 confirmed cases since Ja...

 2020-02-14 14:52 

KBS World

Almost 2,200 Preliminary Candidates Register for April Elections...

[Politics] : With 60 days until the April 15 general elections, 2,199 preliminary candidates have registered with the National Election Commission as of Saturday, resulting in an eight-point-seven to one competition ratio.By political party, the National ...

 2020-02-14 14:31 

KBS World

Seoul City to Set up Bodies to Better Respond to Infectious Diseases...

[Domestic] : The Seoul Metropolitan Government will strengthen its capability to counter various types of infectious diseases that may occur in the future such as the novel coronavirus.Seoul City said Saturday it will conduct an organizational reshuffle i...

 2020-02-14 14:04 

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S. Korea Maintains Virus Alert Level amid Spread in Asia...

[Domestic] : South Korea's central headquarters dealing with the coronavirus outbreak said that keen attention is required regarding the spread of the virus and it's not considering adjusting the crisis alert level for now.Vice Health Minister Kim...

 2020-02-14 13:38 

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S. Korea reports 19 more wild boars infected with African swine fever...

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Friday it has found 19 more wild boars infecte......

 2020-02-14 13:20 

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FM Kang Urges Multilateral Spirit for Korean Peninsula, NE Asia...

[International] : Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha spoke at the Munich Security Conference on Friday introducing South Korea's efforts on multilateral initiatives to defend peace and security on the Korean Peninsula.She was a panelist for one of the pl...

 2020-02-14 12:48 

KBS World

First Group of 366 Wuhan Evacuees Released from Quarantine...

[Domestic] : The first group of 366 South Koreans evacuated from Wuhan, China amid the coronavirus outbreak has been released after two weeks of quarantine.They were flown in from China on January 31st and 173 have since been quarantined at a temporary fa...

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