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 2021-01-14 02:41 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 케이팝 아이돌보다 귀여운 올해 최고의 데뷔...

The first-ever panda to be born on Korean soil has made her public debut, leaving the special home she was raised in away from the public eye for the first time....

 2021-01-13 14:24 

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Samsung Biologics to increase production, develop different drug formats...

Samsung Biologics will focus on scaling up its production and research sites for the coming decades with an aim of venturing into new drug formats like vaccines and developing new medication beyond its core biosimilar business....

 2021-01-13 11:36 

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Toxic leak...

A toxic chemical leak at LG Display's factory in Paju, Gyeonggi, Wednesday injured seven workers, two receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Travelers to U.S. need Covid test before boarding...

From Jan. 26, all people traveling to the United States will have to submit a negative Covid-19 test result before boarding their planes....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Tesla on tour...

Tesla's Model Y is displayed at Lotte Department Store's Yeongdeungpo branch in western Seoul on Wednesday, where the second SUV from Tesla had its Korean premiere....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Celltrion's Covid treatment found effective in Phase 2 trial...

Celltrion's Covid-19 treatment candidate has been proven to speed up the recovery time for the infected in a Phase 2 clinical trial, according to the drug maker speaking at an academic conference on Wednesday....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Freight-rate boom could mean smooth sailing for shippers...

Ocean freight rates are up as much as threefold on year, and the firmness of pricing could remain and help Korea's shippers for the rest of 2021....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Not-so-secret streams...

K-pop girl group Secret Number has been selected as 2020's Top 5 Most Streamed Radar Korea Artist, the global music streaming service announced Wednesday. The group posted a video upon being awarded and thanked the ......

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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FOMO is the latest epidemic as punters borrow to buy...

The fear of missing out (FOMO) is the latest epidemic to hit Korea, as stocks hit new highs and housing prices soar....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Stocking up...

Employees organize stacks of winter tires at a tire store in Goyang, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday. The owner of the shop said winter tire sales this year rose 30 percent compared to last year due to the recent cold snap and heavy snow....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Another run...

In Itaewon, central Seoul, on Wednesday, Na Kyung-won, a former four-term lawmaker and ex-floor leader of the main opposition People Power Party, declares her bid to run in the upcoming Seoul mayoral election....

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Virtual graduations are the only option this year...

It was graduation day on Wednesday, unlike any other graduation day ever. The faces of 99 sixth graders from Wonhyo Elementary School in Yongsan District, central Seoul, were visible in small boxes on a group call on Webex on Wednesday. They were......

 2021-01-13 10:40 

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Samsung Electronics expected to announce big dividends on Jan. 28...

Samsung Electronics is expected to unveil another batch of shareholder-friendly measures, including big dividend payments, later this month, industry sources said Wednesday, in a move to smooth out the group leadership succession....

 2021-01-13 09:44 

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North's congress ends with threats, bluster...

North Korea wrapped up a week-long Eighth Workers' Party Congress Tuesday with an address from leader Kim Jong-un proclaiming a redoubling of work on the regime's nuclear program....

 2021-01-13 09:44 

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Gov't to provide ₩30 trillion in trade financing for green, digital exports...

Korea said Wednesday it plans to provide some 30 trillion won ($27.4 billion) in trade financing to promote exports in the green and digital sectors, in line with the government's industrial blueprint....

 2021-01-13 09:44 

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SK Wyverns get Kim Sang-su in sign-and-trade deal with Heroes...

The SK Wyverns announced Wednesday that they have acquired veteran pitcher Kim Sang-su in a sign-and-trade deal with the Kiwoom Heroes....

 2021-01-13 09:44 

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Those who didn't buy are singing the real estate blues...

A 37-year-old man, a resident of Ilsan, Gyeonggi, often feels ashamed when comparing himself with one of his colleagues....

 2021-01-13 09:44 

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Stocks rise 0.71 percent after two days of losses...

Stocks snapped a two-session losing streak Wednesday as investors scooped up bigcaps that recently suffered heavy losses. The won rose against the dollar....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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Super Junior’s Kyuhyun to play the Phantom in 'Musical Phantom'...

Super Junior's Kyuhyun, who is also active on the musical scene, has been cast as the Phantom in the upcoming Korean production of the "Musical Phantom," EMK Musical announced Wednesday. Kyuhyun will be alternating the role with three other .....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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Pardons will depend on the people, says Moon's aide...

A top presidential aide claimed Wednesday that granting pardons to President Moon Jae-in's two predecessors will depend on public opinion....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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U-23 team coach hopes to make history in Tokyo...

Korea's best performance in Olympic men's football remains the bronze medal from the 2012 competition in London. When, or if, the next Summer Games take place in Tokyo this July, the team's goal is to reach greater heights....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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2021.1.14 Now Playing...

#Iamhere (12) Romance, Comedy / 97 mins. / French / Jan. 14 Stephan, an esteemed French chef, finds new meaning in his life when he meets a mysterious Korean lady named "Soo" on Instagram. One day he and Soo talk about how beautiful cherry blossom...

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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Hanwha Aerospace to acquire 30 percent stake in Satrec Initiative...

Hanwha Aerospace, a defense industry unit of Hanwha Group, will acquire a 30 percent stake in Satrec Initiative, a space satellite company that was founded by scientists who participated in the development of Korea's first satellite....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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Covid-19 pushes employment numbers down by 218,000 in 2020...

Last year 218,000 fewer people were employed in Korea compared to 2019, the biggest decline in more than two decades since the IMF crisis of the late 1990s....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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New Wyverns manager looks to rebuild after nightmare season...

After leaving the SK Wyverns in 2017, Kim Won-hyung returns as the club's new manager for the upcoming season. Kim has the responsibility of leading the struggling team back to the top of the leaderboard....

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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MCND are crazy hopeful for a chance to finally meet its precious fans...

When boy band MCND made its debut in February last year, expectations were high for the newcomers to the K-pop scene. While things didn't go as the five members had hoped due to the coronavirus pandemic, when Castle J, BIC, Minjae, Huijun and Win ......

 2021-01-13 08:48 

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Mercedes model first to be replaced under lemon law...

Korea's transport ministry said Wednesday that a Mercedes-Benz S Series model became the first model in which the manufacturer will offer an exchange for malfunctions under a local "lemon law."...

 2021-01-13 08:47 

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Short selling rules issued as the practice is again allowed...

Investors will face fines of up to 500 million won ($455,00) if they participate in the capital increase of a company they have shorted, while they will have to maintain records on short sales for five years....

 2021-01-13 07:52 

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Diplomatic mission to free tanker seized in Iran fails...

Korean diplomats negotiating the release of a Korean oil tanker left Iran empty-handed Tuesday after disagreeing over frozen Iranian funds and claims of pollution....

 2021-01-13 06:56 

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Girl group (G)I-DLE’s 4th EP 'I burn' tops iTunes album charts in 51 countries...

K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE's 4th EP "I burn" is topping iTunes album charts in 51 countries including the Netherlands, New Zealand, Canada, Russia, Brazil and Italy, the group's agency Cube Entertainment announced Wednesday......

 2021-01-13 06:55 

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Hyundai Motor Group stops developing diesel engines...

Hyundai Motor Group has suspended development of diesel engines in the latest step of its shift toward zero emission vehicles....

 2021-01-13 06:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

The Boyz set to drop first full-length Japanese album 'Breaking Dawn' in March...

K-pop boy band The Boyz, composed of 11 members, says the group has been working very hard recently for its Japanese fans and is finally ready to drop its first full-length Japanese album "Breaking Dawn" in March. Sony Music, who oversees ......

 2021-01-13 05:59 

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Samsung Electronics unveils Exynos 2100 mobile processing chip...

Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest mobile processing chip Exynos 2100 built on an advanced process node during the CES 2021 on Tuesday, posing a major challenge to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888....

 2021-01-13 03:11 

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Yubin to release...

Yubin, a former member of Wonder Girls and now CEO of rrr, is releasing "Perfume" Wednesday evening. The digital single is her first in eight months, following "Me Time" last May. According to rrr Entertainment, "Perfume" used the ...

 2021-01-13 02:15 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 외환보유액 또 다시 사상 최대 기록...

Korea's foreign exchange reserves hit a record in December, the seventh consecutive monthly all-time high. The record is attributed to the weak dollar against the won in recent months. At the end of December, Korea held $443.1 billion in foreign......

 2021-01-12 11:19 

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[SPONSORED REPORTS ]OB plans to use solar energy to power its breweries...

Oriental Brewery (OB) is doing its part to help the environment by brewing beer using solar energy.OB signed a memorandum of understanding with Kepco Energy Solution and Aeonus as the first step toward realizing the project, part......

 2021-01-12 10:23 

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Plant contamination called a gamma ray in a teacup...

The ruling and opposition parties are facing off over a media report about groundwater contamination by a radioactive material at the Wolsong nuclear plant, the country's second oldest....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

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Rice price spike...

Packets of rice are stacked at a large discount market in Seoul on Tuesday. Rice prices soared by 15.3 percent on year based on Monday's price of 59,733 won ($54.42) per 20 kilograms (44 pounds) according to data from Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food...

 2021-01-12 10:23 

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Dinner after 9 p.m.!...

Members of an emergency committee representing restaurant owners stage a protest in front of the ruling Democratic Party's headquarters in Yeouido on Tuesday, urging them to lift the regulation that forces restaurants to close at 9 p.m....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea tries getting to warp speed on Covid-19...

Democratic Party Chairman Lee Nak-yon said Tuesday Korea may have vaccination and treatment programs for Covid-19 running as early as next month. "With any luck, Korea may be able to have a well-running and complete system of testing......

 2021-01-12 10:23 

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CJ CheilJedang to build new Bibigo mandu plant in South Dakota...

Food company CJ CheilJedang is building another mandu, or dumpling, production facility in the United States, aiming to have 70 percent of its overseas sales come from the U.S. market....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

KDB head refuses to prop up SsangYong Motor unless it finds a buyer...

Korea Development Bank (KDB) Chairman Lee Dong-gull said the bank will not spend a penny on troubled automaker SsangYong Motor unless it is able to find a new owner and come up with a viable plan to normalize business operations....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

IPO mania continues into 2021, small investors leading way...

IPO mania is set to continue into 2021 as interesting new issues hit the market, punters borrow to invest and memories of strong offerings in 2020 linger in the minds of the hopeful....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Closed for business...

A banner on a closed restaurant near the shopping district in Dongdaemun in central Seoul advertising the space for rent on Tuesday....

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coupang sales shoot up in 2020 as Covid-19 sends shoppers online...

Transactions made on e-commerce website Coupang last year reached an estimated 21.75 trillion won ($19.8 billion), up 41 percent from an estimated 15.41 trillion won the previous year...

 2021-01-12 10:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Back to Jerusalem cluster keeps growing...

Police officers in Sangju, North Gyeongsang, said Tuesday they filed pretrial detention warrants for two people connected with a Protestant missionary school on charges that they didn't cooperate with government orders for a list of recent visitors....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul stocks dip for a second day as investors remain wary...

Korean stocks closed lower for a second straight session Tuesday as institutional and foreign investors cashed in amid concerns of an overheated market. The won fell against the dollar....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon administration tells Biden to consider Singapore model...

South Korea proposed to the incoming Joe Biden administration a reopening of dialogue with North Korea in the spirit of the 2018 Singapore summit, according to a senior official in Seoul on Monday....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Musical medalists...

Award winners at this year's 5th Korea Musical Awards, organized by the Korea Musical Theater Association, pose for a photo after the event on Monday evening at the Blue Square in Hannam-dong, central Seoul. The event was streamed live via ......

 2021-01-12 09:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

As bubble threatens, short selling to be allowed again...

Short selling will again be permitted from March 15, and now all eyes are on the index to see whether the oft feared practice will do a number on stocks and kill the bull market....

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