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 2018-06-25 07:19 

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Nexon to adopt flexible working system...

Longtime South Korean online gaming giant Nexon Korea Co. said Monday that it will introduce flexible working hours next month, in line with steps taken by other major gaming firms to provide more leisure time for its employees....

 2018-06-25 07:10 

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N.K. media stress trust building as U.S. extends sanctions...

North Korea's media outlets are successively asking the United States for efforts to build mutual trust, despite recent moves by Washington and Seoul to halt annual joint military exercises and ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula....

 2018-06-25 07:07 

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(LEAD) Minor opposition Bareunmirae Party elects new floor leader...

Kim Kwan-young, a two-term lawmaker, was elected floor leader of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party (BP) on Monday with the task of patching up the party following its crushing defeat in the latest elections....

 2018-06-25 07:06 

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S. Korean, U.S. defense officials agree to strengthen cooperation over peninsula peace...

Top defense officials of South Korea and the United States agreed Monday to strengthen cooperation in facilitating ongoing diplomacy to achieve the denuclearization of the peninsula, Seoul's defense ministry said....

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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Seoul shares close nearly unchanged...

South Korean stocks closed nearly flat Monday as gains from chemical and steelmaking shares offset losses from chips. The local currency lost ground against the U.S. dollar....

 2018-06-25 07:00 

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G-Dragon in middle of preferential treatment controversy at hospital...

G-Dragon, leader of the K-pop boy band BIGBANG, became the subject of a big controversy Monday over using a one-bed room at a local hospital where he has been hospitalized for treating his ankle while in the military....

 2018-06-25 06:57 

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Audit agency to take disciplinary action against senior official accused of pressuring USKI...

The state audit agency said Monday it will take heavy disciplinary action amounting to at least suspension against one of its senor officials accused of using her status and that of her husband to demand that a U.S. think tank accept her as a visiting sch...

 2018-06-25 06:54 

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S. Korea's economy expected to grow 3 pct in 2018: KIET...

South Korea's economy is expected to expand 3 percent this year as increased domestic consumption and government spending will offset sluggish exports and investment, a local think tank said Monday....

 2018-06-25 06:43 

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(2nd LD) Two Koreas set for talks on bilateral economic projects...

The two Koreas agreed to hold a series of working-level talks on economic cooperation this week, Seoul officials said Monday, as their reconciliatory efforts sparked by an April 27 summit agreement are expanding beyond military and humanitarian arenas....

 2018-06-25 06:41 

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KOSDAQ 836.00 UP 5.73 points (close)...
 2018-06-25 06:41 

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 2018-06-25 06:41 

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 2018-06-25 06:40 

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 2018-06-25 06:40 

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 2018-06-25 06:40 

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 2018-06-25 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

Monday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded on the main Korea Stock Exchange....

 2018-06-25 06:38 

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(LEAD) S. Korea picks candidates for reunions with N. Korean families...

South Korea began a process Monday to select those who will meet their long-separated family members in North Korea in late August....

 2018-06-25 06:35 

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Parties give mixed views on North Korea ties on war anniversary...

Rival parties expressed mixed views about how to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula Monday as the two Koreas marked the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-53 Korean War....

 2018-06-25 06:34 

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S. Korea's UAE contingent to wear advanced combat gear...

South Korean troops operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will use high-tech combat gear, including advanced bulletproof helmets and sniper rifles, Army officials here said Monday....

 2018-06-25 06:31 

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KOSPI 2,357.88 UP 0.66 points (close)...
 2018-06-25 06:30 

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Dollar ends at 1,117.2 won UP from 1,107.4 won...
 2018-06-25 06:07 

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UNESCO panel to note Koreans' forced labor under Japan's colonization: official...

A UNESCO committee is expected to cite Japan's wartime brutality of forcing Koreans into harsh labor at some of its newly designated World Heritage sites, a government official here said Monday....

 2018-06-25 05:56 

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Former minister quizzed over alleged anti-labor scheme...

The prosecution questioned a former labor minister on Monday over alleged involvement in the state spy agency's maneuvering to establish a pro-government labor organization and weaken grass-root workers' movements under the past conservative Lee M...

 2018-06-25 05:54 

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KT unveils emergency platform using drones...

KT Corp., South Korea's second-largest mobile carrier, on Monday unveiled an emergency network service platform that features unmanned drones for search and rescue operations....

 2018-06-25 05:54 

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Jin Air adds B737-800 jet to fleet...

Jin Air Co., the budget carrier unit of Korean Air Lines Co., on Monday added a B737-800 jet to its fleet to strengthen its service....

 2018-06-25 05:46 

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CJ Cheiljedang to launch new brand targeting health-conscious consumers...

CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea's leading processed foods maker, said Monday it will launch a new brand tailored for consumers with special dietary and nutritional needs, including children and those with health concerns, this year as part of its ef...

 2018-06-25 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Kim Koo, one of the nation's most revered patriots, is assassinated by an ultra-right-wing military officer. Seeing the nation sharply divided between the right and the left soon after the 1945 independence from Japanese colonial rule, Kim made his ut...

 2018-06-25 04:51 

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N. Korean restaurants in China move to resume business...

North Korean restaurants in Chinese cities near the border with the North are moving to resume business as relations between the two countries improve rapidly, sources said Monday....

 2018-06-25 04:50 

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Koreas to hold 4 basketball games in Pyongyang in July: sports ministry...

The Koreas will hold four basketball matches in Pyongyang over two days next week as part of an earlier agreement, the South's sports ministry said Monday....

 2018-06-25 03:00 

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Electronic payments in S. Korea rally in Q1...

The amount of payments made electronically in South Korea continued to rally in the first quarter of this year as a growing number of people are using mobile shopping and remittance services, central bank data showed Monday....

 2018-06-25 03:00 

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Inter-affiliate trading up despite tough regulation: FTC...

Trading between companies affiliated with South Korea's large business groups has been on a steady rise despite tough regulations, the country's corporate watchdog said Monday....

 2018-06-25 03:00 

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Ever-growing global K-pop festival KCON captivates U.S. fans...

KCON, a global K-pop festival that brings music stars to overseas fans, took place over the weekend in Newark, New Jersey....

 2018-06-25 03:00 

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Nearly 60 pct of S. Korean manufacturers expect 4th industrial revolution to hurt jobs...

Nearly six out of 10 South Korean manufacturing companies forecast that the upcoming fourth industrial revolution will weigh heavily on employment, especially in labor-intensive sectors, a survey said Monday....

 2018-06-25 02:54 

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(2nd LD) Koreas hold working-level talks on restoring military communication lines...

The two Koreas held working-level talks on fully restoring military communication lines Monday as part of efforts to reduce tensions and build trust, officials here said....

 2018-06-25 02:52 

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(LEAD) Two Koreas set for talks on bilateral economic projects...

South Korea said Monday it will launch a series of working-level talks with North Korea this week on bilateral economic projects in order to follow up on the April 27 agreement between their leaders....

 2018-06-25 02:44 

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Prime minister vows to step up peace efforts on Korean War anniversary...

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Monday reaffirmed the government's resolve to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and establish peace, as the nation marked the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War....

 2018-06-25 02:42 

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Two Koreas set for talks on bilateral economic projects...

South Korea said Monday it will launch a series of working-level talks with North Korea this week on bilateral economic projects....

 2018-06-25 02:37 

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S. Korea may temporarily suspend regular K-9 live-fire drills: sources...

South Korea's military may temporarily suspend regular live-fire drills on western border islands in line with the April inter-Korean summit agreement to halt...

 2018-06-25 02:35 

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S. Korean fast-food chain Lotteria opens in Mongolia...

South Korean retail giant Lotte's fast-food chain, Lotteria, opened its first Mongolian store in the country's capital city of Ulaanbaatar last week, its operator said Monday, as the company moves to expand its presence in the global market....

 2018-06-25 02:32 

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Seoul shares down 0.38 pct in late-morning trade...

South Korean stocks traded 0.38 percent lower late Monday morning as foreigners dumped market heavyweights....

 2018-06-25 02:29 

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Ruling party, gov't see need to boost state inter-Korean cooperation fund...

The ruling Democratic Party (DP) and the government on Monday said there is a need to sharply increase the size of the inter-Korean cooperation fund to brace for growing exchanges between the two Koreas....

 2018-06-25 02:21 

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Regulator to focus on risks of desperate borrowers...

The financial regulator said Monday it will ask banks to improve their risk management process for desperate borrowers, as market rates are on the rise in line with U.S. rate rises....

 2018-06-25 02:09 

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N.K., China agree to deepen cooperation on int'l stage: sources...

Ranking officials of North Korea and China met in Pyongyang days before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to Beijing on June 19 to discuss closer bilateral cooperation at the United Nations and other international organizations, sources said Mon...

 2018-06-25 02:04 

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S. Korean cosmetics firm begins operating plant in Thailand...

South Korean cosmetics manufacturer Cosmax Co. said Monday its Thai plant has begun operations as the company moves to boost its production capacity in the rapidly growing Southeast Asian beauty market....

 2018-06-25 02:03 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap Infomax, the financial news and information arm of Yonhap News Agency, at 11:00 a.m....

 2018-06-25 01:52 

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(World Cup) In bid to reach knockout stage, S. Korea also trying to make history...

Even after losing their first two matches at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, South Korea are somehow still alive in the tournament, with a chance to book a knockout spot by beating Germany in its Group F finale....

 2018-06-25 01:49 

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Singer Rain eyes November comeback...

Singer and actor Rain is planning to drop a new album in November, his agency said Monday....

 2018-06-25 01:47 

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President Moon's approval rating drops slightly...

President Moon Jae-in's approval rating remained high despite a slight decrease last week, poll data showed Monday....

 2018-06-25 01:29 

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S. Korea to pick candidates for reunions with N. Korean families...

South Korea began a process Monday to select those who will meet their long-separated family members in North Korea in late August....

 2018-06-25 01:24 

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BTS' Japanese album ranks 4th in Oricon album chart for first half of 2018...

BTS's Japanese album...

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