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 2018-01-16 12:06 

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N. Korean talent not enough to make difference for S. Korea on joint hockey team: coach...

North Korea doesn't have enough talent to make a difference for South Korea in women's hockey even if a joint team is assembled for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, South Korea head coach said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 11:36 

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S. Korea hockey coach says 'damage' inevitable if N. Koreans are added for Olympics...

South Korea women's hockey head coach Sarah Murray said Tuesday her players will suffer...

 2018-01-16 10:54 

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(2nd LD) President promises additional support for SMEs, startup businesses...

President Moon Jae-in promised all-out effort Tuesday to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), saying his top priority was to allow them to work in a fair environment....

 2018-01-16 10:47 

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(LEAD) President promises additional support for SMEs, startup businesses...

President Moon Jae-in promised all-out effort Tuesday to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), saying his top priority was to allow them to work in a fair environment....

 2018-01-16 10:20 

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Non-profit group honors winners for promoting Korea overseas...

A Seoul-based non-profit organization on Tuesday awarded a Korean company and two figures from France and Russia for their work in promoting Korea's image overseas....

 2018-01-16 09:18 

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(2nd LD) Hyundai workers approve 2nd tentative wage deal...

Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. have approved the second tentative wage deal for 2017, concluding the long-drawn-out negotiations, the carmaker's union said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 08:53 

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Prosecution secures statement ex-President Lee knew about money from spy agency...

A former senior official of the National Intelligence Service has told prosecutors that he reported to then-President Lee Myung-bak that the spy agency gave money from its off-book special operations fund to one of Lee's close aides, officials said Tu...

 2018-01-16 08:31 

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Regulator halts inspection of KEB Hana Bank amid leadership change...

South Korea's financial regulator has temporarily halted its inspection of KEB Hana Bank as the bank's holding company searches for a new chairperson, officials said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 08:22 

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LG's latest clothes dryer popular in S. Korea...

LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday its latest energy-efficient dryer has gained popularity in South Korea in recent weeks....

 2018-01-16 08:09 

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Daewoo Shipbuilding says negotiations under way with Romania...

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major South Korean shipbuilder, said Tuesday it has been holding negotiations with Romania over the sale of the European country's largest shipyard....

 2018-01-16 07:51 

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(LEAD) Koreas exchange list of delegates for talks on Olympics...

South and North Korea exchanged lists of delegates Tuesday for this week's working-level talks on the North's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said....

 2018-01-16 07:49 

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BOK officials saw no need to change mid-term inflation target...

Several members of South Korea's central bank policy board told last month's meeting that there was no need to change a mid-term inflation target of 2 percent, according to minutes from the December meeting released Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:44 

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UNESCO-honored tug-of-war to be displayed during PyeongChang Olympics...

The 500-year-old folk game...

 2018-01-16 07:29 

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Past athletic experience beneficial in running Olympic Village: Ryu...

Ryu Seung-min, the newly appointed head of the main Olympic Village at next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics, said Tuesday that he'll do his best to make athletes feel comfortable in their quarters throughout the Games....

 2018-01-16 07:29 

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(LEAD) S. Korean stocks end higher on tech gains...

South Korean stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors scooped up large-cap tech shares following overnight gains on Wall Street, analysts said. The Korean won remained unchanged against the U.S. dollar....

 2018-01-16 07:21 

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Gov't delays proposal to ban English education at preschools...

The government put on hold its recent proposal to ban English education at preschools and kindergartens on Tuesday, in the face of public criticism that the measure would lead to even more private tutoring....

 2018-01-16 07:20 

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Baseball commissioner named new head of pro sports association...

The head of the country's top baseball league was named the new president of the national professional sports association on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:18 

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(LEAD) Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S., Japan likely to hold trilateral meeting in Vancouver...

The foreign ministers of South Korea, the United States and Japan are likely to hold a joint meeting in Vancouver, Canada, this week on the sidelines of an international meeting focused on North Korea issues, the foreign ministry here said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:08 

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S. Korean stocks end higher on tech gains...

South Korean stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors scooped up large-cap tech shares following overnight gains on Wall Street, analysts said. The Korean won remained unchanged against the U.S. dollar....

 2018-01-16 07:07 

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Athletes' village mayor vows to make comfortable home for PyeongChang Olympians...

Kim Ki-hoon, the former short track speed skater who was named mayor of an athletes' village at the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Tuesday, said he will make an all-out effort to help athletes feel comfortable and give their best performances...

 2018-01-16 06:52 

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(LEAD) Police question doctor over last month's deaths of four newborns...

Police on Tuesday questioned a doctor from a Seoul university hospital as part of an investigation into the deaths of four premature babies from bacterial infection in December....

 2018-01-16 06:46 

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PM: Shutdown of cryptocurrency exchanges impossible without National Assembly approval...

Shutting down cryptocurrency exchanges is impossible without approval from the National Assembly because new legislation would be required to do so, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 06:44 

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 2018-01-16 06:44 

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 2018-01-16 06:43 

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 2018-01-16 06:43 

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 2018-01-16 06:43 

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 2018-01-16 06:43 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

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

 2018-01-16 06:31 

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KOSPI 2,521.74 UP 18.01 points (close)...
 2018-01-16 06:31 

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KOSDAQ 901.23 UP 9.62 points (close)...
 2018-01-16 06:30 

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Dollar ends at 1,062.7 won EQ from 1,062.7 won...
 2018-01-16 06:30 

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S. Korea imports US$25 billion worth of food in 2017...

South Korea imported US$25 billion worth of food last year, with the biggest shipment in monetary terms coming from the United States, according to the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 06:25 

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Mongolian PM voices high expectations for economic deal with S. Korea...

Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh on Tuesday expressed strong expectations for a possible economic deal with South Korea, in the latest push to boost bilateral trade and investment....

 2018-01-16 06:25 

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PM: S. Korean stands to gain more than lose from N. Korea's participation in PyeongChang Olympics...

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said Tuesday that South Korea stands to gain more than lose from North Korea's participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea's PyeongChang because it reopened a dialogue channel between the two sides amid ...

 2018-01-16 06:25 

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N. Korea calls for complete stop of S. Korea-U.S. joint drills...

North Korean propaganda outlets on Tuesday repeated their calls for South Korea to totally stop its joint military drills with the United States, claiming their temporary halt does not mean the abatement of war danger on the Korean Peninsula....

 2018-01-16 06:23 

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(LEAD) China likely to send high-ranking party official to PyeongChang Olympics: sources...

China will likely send a delegation led by a high-ranking communist party official to South Korea during next month's Winter Olympic Games, diplomatic sources said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 06:21 

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(LEAD) Moon urges increased efforts to reform gov't, increase transparency...

President Moon Jae-in called for all-out efforts to make the government more effective and more transparent Tuesday, saying the goal is to improve the daily lives of the people....

 2018-01-16 06:16 

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Another lawmaker defects from Bareun Party...

Another lawmaker defected from the minor opposition Bareun Party on Tuesday, underscoring deepening discord over the conservative party's move to merge with a center-left party....

 2018-01-16 06:14 

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Minimum wage hikes to help ease income polarization: minister...

South Korea's commerce minister said Tuesday that raising the minimum wage for entry-level jobs will help ease income polarization among workers and rev up domestic consumption in Asia's fourth-largest economy....

 2018-01-16 05:56 

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No. of S. Korean tourists to LA up 6.3 pct in 2017...

The number of South Koreans who visited Los Angeles moved up 6.3 percent on-year in 2017, showing the sharpest growth among foreign nationals, data provided by an LA tourism promotion body showed Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 05:54 

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Samsung Heavy to shift to operating profit in 2019: CEO...

The head of Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said the major South Korean shipbuilder could post an operating profit next year, boosted by increasing order volume and reduced fixed costs....

 2018-01-16 05:53 

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BTS achieves double platinum status in Japan...

K-pop boy group BTS sold more than 500,000 copies of its eighth single...

 2018-01-16 05:50 

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Jeju Air to launch daily flight service to Cebu from Busan next month...

Jeju Air Co. said Tuesday it will launch daily flight service to the central Philippine resort town of Cebu from South Korea's southeastern port city of Busan next month....

 2018-01-16 05:41 

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Police question doctor over last month's deaths of four newborns...

Police on Tuesday questioned a doctor from a Seoul university hospital as part of an investigation into the deaths of four premature babies from bacterial infection in December....

 2018-01-16 05:37 

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Justice ministry to crackdown on illegal immigrants around Winter Games...

South Korea's justice ministry said Tuesday it will carry out a special crackdown on foreigners seeking to illegally stay in the country by taking advantage of the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics....

 2018-01-16 05:36 

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Canada pledges solidarity with S. Korea over handling N. Korean nukes...

The top Canadian diplomat has pledged her country's solidarity with South Korea in dealing with North Korean nuclear issues as Canada co-hosts a meeting of foreign ministers from countries that fought for the South in the Korean War, the foreign minis...

 2018-01-16 05:26 

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Koreas to exchange list of delegates for talks on Olympics...

South Korea and North Korea are expected to exchange a list of delegates Tuesday, one day before their working-level talks on the North's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said....

 2018-01-16 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

The opposition Democratic Korea Party is launched....

 2018-01-16 04:25 

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Nexon's open-world MMORPG 'Durango: Wild Land' draws 2 mln preregistrations...

South Korea's top game publisher Nexon Korea Co. said Tuesday that its highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG)...

 2018-01-16 03:54 

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PyeongChang 2018 names mayors of athletes' villages...

The organizers of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Tuesday South Korea's lone International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Ryu Seung-min and former short track speed skater Kim Ki-hoon will serve as...

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