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 2021-01-12 09:27 

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Legendary Charlie Chaplin film 'The Kid' to be re-released to mark its centenary...

To mark the centenary of the 1921 legendary comedy-drama film "The Kid," written, produced, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin, it will be re-released in local theaters on Jan. 21, its distributor Artnine Film announced Tuesday......

 2021-01-12 09:27 

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First vaccinated Koreans are on U.S. Army base...

One of the first Koreans to be vaccinated against Covid-19, a Korean employee of a U.S. Army base in North Gyeongsang, spoke to the JoongAng Ilbo about having chills and muscle pains after a shot of Moderna's vaccine — side effects familiar from...

 2021-01-12 09:27 

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Tweaking of gym restrictions is looking likely...

Pilates and fitness center owners protested the government's shutdown orders Tuesday as health authorities floated the possibility of letting them reopen next week, citing falling coronavirus cases....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

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KSOE signs ₩200 billion deal to build two oil tankers...

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering said Tuesday that it has signed a 200-billion-won ($182 million) deal to build two oil tankers for a European company....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

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KDB issues $1.5 billion in bonds to foreign investors...

The state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) said Tuesday it has issued $1.5 billion worth of bonds to foreign investors....

 2021-01-12 09:27 

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Korea to reclaim air control in 'Akara corridor' linking Japan, China...

Korea will implement a proposal by a United Nations aviation agency to reclaim the air control zone over seas to the south of Jeju Island, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Monday....

 2021-01-12 08:31 

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LG Rollable makes a splash at CES, sales could start later this year...

After months of speculation, LG Electronics finally offered a first glimpse of its long-rumored rollable smartphone in an eight-second clip aired at the end of its CES 2021 presentation on Monday....

 2021-01-12 08:31 

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Korean retirees have too much property, not enough cash...

Only three out of 10 Koreans preparing for retirement are fully prepared, according to a report published by Korea Insurance Development Institute....

 2021-01-12 08:31 

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IZ*ONE members in talks about whether to extend their contract with CJ ENM...

In the light of recent reports and controversy concerning project K-pop girl group IZ*ONE's fate, Swing Entertainment and Off The Record Entertainment — the agencies that some of the girls belong to — made an official statement ......

 2021-01-12 08:31 

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Hyundai Avante named 2021 North American Car of the Year...

Hyundai Motor's Avante compact sedan, also known as the Elantra, was named 2021 North American Car of the Year....

 2021-01-12 08:31 

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Hyundai E&C wins $200 million Saudi power-line deal...

Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) signed a contract worth $199.4 million for the construction of power lines in Saudi Arabia's northern region, embarking on the first overseas order of the year, Hyundai said Tuesday....

 2021-01-12 07:35 

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Party congress splits up into work groups with masks...

Delegates attending the Eighth Workers' Party Congress in Pyongyang split up for meetings on specific topics, state media reported Tuesday....

 2021-01-12 06:38 

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Wiz reliever is first player to seek salary arbitration in nine years...

On Monday evening, Ju Kwon became the first KBO player in nine years to file for salary arbitration, with all of 30 million won ($27,000) separating him and the Wiz. The league's panel of arbitrators must determine Ju's salary for 2021 by Jan. 25....

 2021-01-12 06:38 

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Samsung's 'Moneyball' manager says data approach will work this time...

Samsung Lions manager Heo Sam-young is ready to make big changes for the 2021 season. While Heo may be all smiles on the outside, he is as cold-hearted as any manager needs to be when it comes to evaluating his team's performance last season....

 2021-01-12 03:50 

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Boy band Seventeen to appear on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’...

K-pop boy band Seventeen will be making its first appearance on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" on Jan. 13, the group's agency Pledis confirmed Tuesday......

 2021-01-12 01:58 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 이란, 호르무즈 해협서 한국 유조선 나포...

Iran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Monday amid ongoing tension with Washington and discussions with Seoul over what to do with Tehran's assets frozen in Korean banks....

 2021-01-11 14:46 

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Robots take center stage as Samsung and LG kick off CES 2021...

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics showcased their latest innovations on the first day of the virtual CES 2021 Monday where their prototypes — such as a rollable smartphone from LG and table-setting robot from Samsung — are set to make a s...

 2021-01-11 11:58 

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'I Burn'...

Members of (G)I-DLE pose during an online showcase on Monday to introduce the girl group's fourth new mini album "I Burn."...

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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[SPONSORED REPORTS] Hospitals lead the way in customer satisfaction survey...

The Korea Productivity Center's National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) measures customer satisfaction in 75 domestic industries, 329 universities and government agencies.The No. 1 industry for customer satisfaction was......

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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[SPONSORED REPORTS] SK Broadband remains on top for 10th year...

SK Broadband remains the frontrunner for its IPTV and high-speed internet service for the 10th consecutive year, according to the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) 2020 conducted by the Korea Productivity Center.The key......

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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[SPONSORED REPORTS] Lotteria’s bulgogi burgers are cut above the rest...

After 41 years and with 1,350 stores nationwide, Lotteria is standing firm as a leader in the domestic fast food industry.Lotteria9;s impressive 10-year run of being the top National Consumer Satisfaction Index scorer in the......

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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KB Financial's Yoon wants company to become platform...

KB Financial Group Chairman Yoon Jong-kyoo said the group needs to change into a financial platform company during a group-wide business strategy meeting held online, the group said Monday....

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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For digital innovation...

Woori Financial Group Chairman Son Tae-seung, Woori Bank CEO Kwon Kwang-seok, and related officials, including outside directors, pose for a photo to commemorate the second anniversary of the foundation of Woori Financial Holdings....

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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Solo shows, photography exhibitions, art displays and the best of the rest in 2021...

In 2021, major public museums and commercial galleries seem to be focusing on special exhibitions in relation to the effects of Covid19 on individuals and society as well as the solo shows of already famous Korean artist......

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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Echoes of Shincheonji as BTJ visitors refuse, evade testing...

Health authorities Monday urged recent visitors to a Protestant missionary school in Sangju, North Gyeongsang, to get tested for the coronavirus as soon as possible, warning that a growing cluster there could end up like the Shincheonji outbreak....

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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Doosan Infracore's excavator sales up 22 percent...

Korea's top construction equipment maker Doosan Infracore said Monday that its excavator sales in China rose 22 percent last year from a year earlier on the back of infrastructure investment expansion by the Chinese government....

 2021-01-11 11:02 

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Covid-19 survivors smell smoke, lose lots of hair...

Hundreds of recovered Covid-19 patients are reporting continuing aftereffects, such as constantly smelling smoke, hair falling out and muscle pains. The JoongAng Ilbo surveyed 4,198 members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus who survived Covid-19......

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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Vaccinations coming, says president, and they'll be free...

President Moon Jae-in promised free Covid-19 vaccinations for the entire country Monday in a New Year's address, saying the doses will be distributed in phases starting next month....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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LS Electric's 2030 vision is about digital innovation...

LS Electric, a provider of electrical equipment and automation systems, on Monday stressed the importance of becoming a digital company in the fourth industrial revolution era....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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Moon apologizes for botched real estate policy...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday apologized for his administration's failure to stabilize real estate prices for the first time....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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[NEWS IN FOCUS] If Hyundai makes the Apple car it will gain more than just street cred...

Hyundai Motor and Apple may be planning to work together on making a self-driving electric car....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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CIO nominee misused childcare leave, says PPP...

Kim Jin-wook, a former judge nominated to head the new agency investigating senior public officials, used his childcare leave to work as a visiting scholar in the United States, the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) said Sunday....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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Sticker shock reaches the grocery aisle as food prices soar...

Park Sun-mee, a 41-year-old resident of Jayang-dong, eastern Seoul, uneasily picked up a carton of eggs at her local Emart last weekend....

 2021-01-11 10:06 

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Paying respects...

Members of the Gender Equality and Family Committee of the ruling Democratic Party pay condolences to Jeong-in, the 16-month-old girl who was allegedly killed by abusive adoptive parents, at her grave in a cemetery in Yangpyeong County......

 2021-01-11 10:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

It's not too early to order Lunar New Year gifts...

People are reserving Lunar New Year gift sets earlier than usual as a result of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-11 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Lu-da outed as AI Frankenstein's monster...

What they're calling artificial intelligence these days is sounding just plain dumb....

 2021-01-11 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kospi flat as foreigners sell and individuals buy...

Stocks fell Monday after choppy trading, roiled by foreign and institutional investors who sought to take profits before their stock options expire later this week. The won fell against the dollar....

 2021-01-11 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boy band T1419 signals debut with online showcase ahead of album release Monday...

The name T1419 comes from the idea that the members won't forget the thoughts they had as they were preparing for debut. They ranged in ages from 14 to 19 when they first formed the group two years ago and the T stands for teenager....

 2021-01-11 09:10 

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Former major league pitcher Wes Parsons joins NC Dinos...

The NC Dinos signed foreign pitcher Wes Parsons on Monday. Parsons agreed to a one-year contract at $600,000. Of his total contract, he will receive $80,000 in signing bonus, $320,000 in guaranteed salary and $200,000 in incentives....

 2021-01-11 09:10 

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Shivering 4-year-old sets off alarm bells in neighborhood...

It was bitterly cold on the evening of Jan. 8 when a four-year-old girl was found shivering in her pajamas outside a convenience store in Seoul. Newlyweds Lee Byung-geun, 30, and Hahm Jeong-min, 29, spotted the girl standing between cars outside......

 2021-01-11 09:10 

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Cptpp membership is now a priority for administration...

The Korean government has moved a step closer to joining a regional trading bloc after avoiding the subject altogether due to complex geopolitics and the need the lay low....

 2021-01-11 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Volvo to invest ₩50 billion to expand operations in Korea...

Volvo Cars Korea will invest 50 billion won ($45.5 million) this year to expand network services in the country and sell 15,000 vehicles, a 17-percent increase on the target set out for last year....

 2021-01-11 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Director Im Sang-soo to take helm of new Hollywood movie 'Soho Sins'...

Film director Im Sang-soo will take the helm of new Hollywood movie "Soho Sins," co-produced by American company 2W Network and Korean company Yeolmae Entertainment....

 2021-01-11 08:14 

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Kim Jong-un is elevated to general secretary...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was elevated to the position of general secretary of the ruling Workers' Party, state media reported Monday....

 2021-01-11 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Actor Cha In-pyo is finally ready to put his glory days behind him...

Actor Cha In-pyo, still remembered by many as the motorcycle stud who won over the hearts of countless women with his saxophone playing and rugged charm, is now a thing of the past. Or so the actor seems to scream in his Netflix film "What Happened.....

 2021-01-11 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boy band GOT7 will not renew its contract with JYP Entertainment...

Boy band GOT7 will not renew its contract with JYP Entertainment. JYP said it has had some deep discussions with members prior to the expiration of the exclusive contract during which they concluded that they would not renew the contract....

 2021-01-11 02:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

IU to release a new track on Jan. 27, album on the way...

IU will release a new song on Jan. 27 ahead of the release of her fifth album, according to her agency EDAM Entertainment on Monday. It has been three years since IU released her most recent full-length album "Palette" in 2017....

 2021-01-10 09:49 

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Workers' Party Congress adopts defense rules...

North Korea officially tweaked the rules of its ruling Workers' Party to refer to powerful defense capabilities for its security, state media reported Sunday, codifying a declaration by its leader Kim Jong-un a day earlier vowing to expand......

 2021-01-10 09:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver to add CJ ENM's Tving to its Plus Membership...

Naver said in an announcement that it will add Tving to its Plus Membership, bringing the service closer to the soup-to-nuts model of Amazon Prime....

 2021-01-10 09:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Live commerce kimchi and denim deliveries as shop owners go digital...

The online shopping boom has become a major source of income for large retailers and department stores. But the internet isn't just for the big players, and the hard-hit owners of small independent stores are also jumping online....

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