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 2018-09-21 01:53 

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Moon's approval rating soars in wake of summit with Kim...

President Moon Jae-in's approval rating jumped to more than 60 percent this week, a survey showed Friday, as he produced a series of peace agreements in summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un....

 2018-09-21 01:51 

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Rapper Zico impressed by N. Korean audience...

Arriving from North Korea where he performed on the sidelines of the historic three-day inter-Korean summit, rapper Zico has said he was impressed by North Korean audiences who musically responded to his hip hop performance....

 2018-09-21 01:51 

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(LEAD) Gov't to supply 300,000 public homes from 2021...

The South Korean government will supply 300,000 public homes starting in 2021 in a move to stabilize the overheated real estate market, the land ministry said Friday....

 2018-09-21 01:50 

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Defense chiefs of S. Korea, U.S. discuss outcome of Pyongyang summit in phone talks...

The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States on Friday held telephone talks to share the outcome of this week's inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, Seoul's defense ministry said....

 2018-09-21 01:40 

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EXO's Lay to release debut solo album in U.S. next month...

Lay, a Chinese member of boy band EXO, will release a solo album for the first time in the United States, EXO's agency, SM Entertainment, said Friday....

 2018-09-21 01:27 

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Dismal job conditions unlikely to drastically improve this year: finance minister...

South Korea's dismal employment conditions are expected to drag on, at least for the remainder of the year, although the local job market seems to be hitting bottom, the country's top economic policymaker said....

 2018-09-21 01:13 

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72 pct of S. Koreans supportive of inter-Korean summit outcome: poll...

Seven out of 10 South Koreans expressed support for the outcome of President Moon Jae-in's latest summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a poll showed Friday....

 2018-09-21 01:07 

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Watchdog recommends more human rights education for N.K. defectors...

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea said Friday it has asked the Ministry of Unification to strengthen human rights-related education for North Korean defectors....

 2018-09-21 01:03 

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Gov't to supply 300,000 public homes from 2021...

The South Korean government will supply 300,000 public homes starting in 2021 in a move to stabilize the overheated real estate market, the land ministry said Friday....

 2018-09-21 01:01 

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Hyundai, Kia earn most top IIHS safety ratings...

South Korea's top automaker, Hyundai Motor Co., and its smaller affiliate, Kia Motors Corp., have ranked first and second in safety ratings by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), outperforming global rivals....

 2018-09-21 00:46 

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S. Korea's exports up 21.6 pct in first 20 days of September...

South Korea's exports shot up 21.6 percent on-year during the first 20 days of September, due to a rise in outbound shipments of chips and petrochemical goods, customs data showed Friday....

 2018-09-21 00:31 

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Seoul stocks open higher on U.S. gains...

South Korean stocks opened higher Friday tracking Wall Street gains amid lessened worries over global trade friction....

 2018-09-21 00:23 

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Hankook Tire to supply tires to Nissan's Altima sedan...

Hankook Tire Manufacturing Co., the world's seventh-largest tiremaker by sales, said Friday it will supply high-performance tires to the Altima sedan made by Nissan Motor Co....

 2018-09-21 00:13 

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 tops European consumer ratings...

Samsung Electronics Co.'s latest flagship Galaxy Note 9 smartphone has topped six European consumer ratings thanks to its overall competitive edge, industry sources said Friday....

 2018-09-21 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 825.16 UP 4.03 points (open)...
 2018-09-21 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,332.04 UP 8.59 points (open)...
 2018-09-21 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,117.5 won DN from 1,120.4 won...
 2018-09-21 00:00 

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(Yonhap Feature) Overtourism challenges plague S. Korea's top attractions...

Kim Nam-soon recently got a job at Bukchon Hanok Village in downtown Seoul....

 2018-09-20 23:58 

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Futility against neighbor threatens postseason hopes for KBO club...

Though they share the same stadium in Seoul as their home, the Doosan Bears and the LG Twins in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) can hardly be called rivals....

 2018-09-20 23:39 

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Growth of seaport cargo slows on Sino-U.S. trade row...

Cargo processed at South Korean seaports has grown at a slower-than-expected pace this year in the wake of an intensifying trade row between the United States and China, data showed Friday....

 2018-09-20 23:32 

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N. Korea media hail leaders' visit to Mount Paekdu...

North Korea's state media on Friday hailed the visit to Mount Paekdu by the leaders of the two Koreas as a...

 2018-09-20 23:31 

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Yonhap news advisory for Friday Sept. 21...

The following stories are scheduled to be covered by Yonhap News Agency. Your queries are welcome. Yonhap's English-language news desk can be reached by telephone at 82-2-398-3451 (general) and 82-2-398-3460 (economics), and by email at jjhwang@yna.co...

 2018-09-20 22:56 

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U.S. dismisses N. Korea's conditional offer to dismantle nuclear site...

The United States on Thursday dismissed North Korea's conditional offer to dismantle a key nuclear site, saying denuclearization must come before concessions....

 2018-09-20 22:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Sept. 21)...

A turning point The United States will resume nuclear talks with North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he will immediately start negotiations to transform U.S.-North relations in a fundamental way after congratulating the participants in a...

 2018-09-20 22:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Sept. 21)...

Moon, Kim hold hands at Mount Paekdu President Moon Jae-in's Pyongyang visit culminated in an unprecedented visit to Mount Paekdu Thursday morning with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un....

 2018-09-20 22:06 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Sept. 21)...

There is work aheadMoon's trip to Pyongyang should reinvigorate denuclearization talks President Moon Jae-in returns home Thursday from a three-day visit to Pyongyang, the highlight of which were his discussions with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ab...

 2018-09-20 22:04 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Sept. 21....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

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S. Korea's producer prices hit 4-yr high in August...

South Korea's producer prices rose to a four-year high in August as an unprecedented heat wave hurt the farming sector, central bank data showed Friday....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

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Consumer financing firms see combined profit rise 24.3 pct in H1...

Consumer financing firms in South Korea saw their combined net profit gain 24.3 percent on year in the first half of this year, thanks to a robust gain in interest income, data showed Friday....

 2018-09-20 20:19 

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(LEAD) Trump announces names of identified Korean War remains...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the names of two American soldiers whose remains were identified following their return from North Korea in July....

 2018-09-20 18:39 

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Trump announces names of identified Korean War remains...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the names of two American soldiers whose remains were identified following their return from North Korea in July....

 2018-09-20 15:07 

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Pompeo: U.S. making progress it needs with N. Korea...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is making the progress it needs with regard to North Korea's denuclearization, rejecting criticism that negotiations are failing....

 2018-09-20 14:05 

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Seoul expects inter-Korean energy cooperation after summit...

South Korea is putting hopes on energy cooperation with North Korea as it found the North has an interest in energy resources and electricity fields, a state-run utility said Thursday....

 2018-09-20 13:49 

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Seoul expects inter-Korean fisheries cooperation in Yellow Sea...

South Korea is putting hopes in fisheries cooperation with North Korea in the Yellow Sea if the two Koreas agree to ease tensions on the military front, the oceans and fisheries ministry said Thursday....

 2018-09-20 13:17 

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(LEAD) S. Korean firms express hopes for early resumption of inter-Korean biz ties...

South Korean companies which have been forced to suspend inter-Korean business ties with North Korea in the wake of Pyongyang's nuclear threats expressed hope Thursday for the early resumption of businesses ties following the third summit meeting betw...

 2018-09-20 12:38 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea's parliament passes key bills on economy, deregulation...

South Korea's parliament on Thursday passed key bills, including a proposal aimed at easing nonfinancial firms' ownership cap in Internet-only banks, after weeks of intense partisan negotiations....

 2018-09-20 12:12 

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S. Korean businesses expect Kaesong complex to reopen this year...

The chief of South Korean businesses that have operations in the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea said Thursday that he expects the now-closed industrial zone to reopen this year....

 2018-09-20 11:43 

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(4th LD) N. Korea ready to denuclearize, hopes for 2nd summit with U.S.: Moon...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is ready to accelerate denuclearization of his country in exchange for security guarantees from the United States and wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump at an early date, South Korean President M...

 2018-09-20 11:41 

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Moon says summit to intensify inter-Korean cooperation...

President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that there will be stepped-up cross-border exchanges on various fronts in line with his agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during this week's summit talks....

 2018-09-20 11:39 

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Moon seeks early end-of-war declaration...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday made it clear that the proposed declaration of a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War is only the start of a long process toward a peace treaty, which will come at the...

 2018-09-20 11:12 

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(3rd LD) N. Korea ready to denuclearize, hopes for 2nd summit with U.S.: Moon...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is ready to accelerate denuclearization of his country in exchange for security guarantees from the United States and wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump at an early date, South Korean President M...

 2018-09-20 10:59 

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(LEAD) OECD cuts S. Korea's economic growth forecast to 2.7 pct. in 2018...

South Korea's economy is expected to grow at a slower than expected pace this year, a Paris-based international organization said Thursday....

 2018-09-20 10:44 

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(2nd LD) N. Korea ready to denuclearize, hopes for 2nd summit with U.S.: Moon...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is ready to accelerate denuclearization of his country in exchange for security guarantees from the United States and wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump at an early date, South Korean President M...

 2018-09-20 10:25 

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Doosan Bears waive struggling American hitter...

South Korean baseball club Doosan Bears said Thursday they've requested waivers on struggling American hitter Scott Van Slyke....

 2018-09-20 10:25 

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(LEAD) N. Korea ready to denuclearize, hopes for 2nd summit with U.S.: Moon...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is ready to accelerate denuclearization of his country in exchange for security guarantees from the United States and wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump at an early date, South Korean President M...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

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(URGENT) Moon: N. Korea takes big step by mentioning possible dismantlement of Yongbyon facility...
 2018-09-20 10:03 

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Nat'l skating body to receive 'special care' from top sports organization over corruption...

South Korea's skating body will receive...

 2018-09-20 10:02 

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(URGENT) Moon says he and Kim share same definition on end-of-war declaration...
 2018-09-20 10:01 

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(URGENT) Moon says peace treaty with N. Korea will come after complete denuclearization...
 2018-09-20 10:01 

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(URGENT) Moon says formal end to Korean War only a political declaration...

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