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 2020-01-22 17:01 

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(2nd LD) On cloud nine: S. Korea advance to 9th straight Olympic men's football tournament...

(ATTN: ADDS players' comments 15-18) RANGSIT, Thailand, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South K......

 2020-01-22 16:46 

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(LEAD) Evolving tactician leads S. Korea to Olympic football tournament...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in paras 11-17) RANGSIT, Thailand, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- There were t......

 2020-01-22 16:32 

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(LEAD) On cloud nine: S. Korea advance to 9th straight Olympic men's football tournament...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in last 5 paras) RANGSIT, Thailand, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea......

 2020-01-22 16:04 

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Evolving tactician leads S. Korea to Olympic football tournament...

RANGSIT, Thailand, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- There were times when Kim Hak-bum, a long-time Sout......

 2020-01-22 15:26 

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On cloud nine: S. Korea advance to 9th straight Olympic men's football tournament...

RANGSIT, Thailand, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reached cloud nine on Wednesday, as the......

 2020-01-22 13:38 

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(LEAD) S. Korean transgender soldier pleads to serve after military orders discharge...

(ATTN: ADDS details in 2nd and 15th paras) SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's......

 2020-01-22 13:29 

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No. of ASF-positive wild boars in S. Korea reaches 95...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- The number of wild boars infected with African swine fever (ASF......

 2020-01-22 13:28 

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Elliott sells off stakes in Hyundai Motor Group: sources...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Elliott Management, a U.S. hedge fund, has sold all its stakes ......

 2020-01-22 11:53 

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S. Korea fines Google over YouTube Premium service...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's telecommunications regulator said Wednesday ......

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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Kospi surges 1.23% on news about new virus...

Stocks surged by more than 1 percent on Wednesday, rebounding from the previous session's heavy selling triggered by rising concerns over the spreading China coronavirus....

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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Airline defends Cho power play...

Korean Air insists that the recent transfer of its employees to Hanjin KAL, which owns 30 percent of the carrier, is all above board and a simple human resources decision.The Korea....

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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Retail gigs drying up as automation spreads...

The rise of e-commerice and automation have been a boon for many Koreans, but the added convenience of self-checkout and other advances are also changing the employment picture for....

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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Samsung BioLogics touts big operating profit...

Samsung BioLogics' operating profit surged 65 percent in 2019, thanks to increased operating rates at its three plants and a drop in the won's value, the company said Wednesday.....

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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A3: Still Alive mixes styles for global appeal...

Netmarble will roll out its category-busting A3: Still Alive mobile game in March, the company announced Wednesday. The game combines the massively multiplayer online role....

 2020-01-22 11:44 

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Hyundai Motor boasts of record revenue...

Hyundai Motor set a new revenue record last year, breaking 100 trillion won ($85.8 billion) for the first time, the carmaker announced Wednesday. The company generated revenue of 105.8 trillion won....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Study of dust in Seoul, Beijing shows contrasts...

Ultrafine dust in the capitals of Korea and China are composed of similar elements, though some of the elements' ratios differ greatly, a joint research team of Korean and Chinese researchers....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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NPS' shareholder powers boosted...

Shareholder meetings in March may be a bit more interesting than those in past years.With the "fair economy bills" green-lit by the administration, the country's largest pension fund will be....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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2019 saw 2% growth, says BOK, lowest rate since 2009...

The Korean economy expanded at the slowest pace in a decade in 2019, largely weighed down by an extended slump in outbound shipments amid a lengthy trade row between the United States....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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U.S. is for inter-Korean ties: Envoy...

South Korean Ambassador to the United States Lee Soo-hyuck said Tuesday in Washington that the United States has "never denied" the point that inter-Korean cooperation....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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KRX to ease Kosdaq rules for listing...

Korea's stock exchange operator on Wednesday said it will ease its listing requirements to attract more promising newcomers to the local stock market. The Korea Exchange (KRX) said....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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North's Geneva envoy says moratorium is off...

A North Korean envoy to the United Nations in Geneva on Tuesday echoed Pyongyang's declaration last month that it would no longer be bound by a self-imposed moratorium to suspend....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Kia Motors' 2019 net up 58% as SUVs sell well...

Kia Motors had a good 2019, with net profit rising 58 percent as SUVs from Korea's second-largest carmaker sold well. The fourth quarter was particularly strong. Despite the popularity of the company's....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Justice Ministry stalls request for reshuffle info...

The Ministry of Justice has been sitting on a request by a lawmaker to submit Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl's written opinion on the latest reshuffle of the prosecution, through....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Army to discharge transgender soldier...

The Army said Wednesday it decided not to allow a noncommissioned officer who underwent gender reassignment surgery to continue to serve in the military as a female soldier....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Dependence on Japan addressed...

Dependence on Japan for the supply of three key materials has been lowered significantly, according to the government. But it added that it will continue with efforts to further....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Conservative merger is coming...

The largest opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) will deny nominations to many of its incumbent lawmakers in the upcoming general election and find new faces to attract voters....

 2020-01-22 11:43 

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Iran gets bitter about destroyer going to strait...

The U.S. government welcomed Korea's decision to deploy an antipiracy unit to defend shipping lanes in the Strait of Hormuz, saying it testified to the strength of the two countries' alliance....

 2020-01-22 11:33 

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S. Korea, seven Arctic countries launch consultative group...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Envoys from South Korea and seven Arctic countries have launche......

 2020-01-22 10:51 

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U.S. lifts preliminary designation of S. Korea as illegal fishing country...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- The United States has cancelled its preliminary designation of ......

 2020-01-22 10:37 

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(2nd LD) Kia Q4 net soars on weak won, improved product mix...

(ATTN: ADDS details and stock prices in paras 6-9)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonha......

 2020-01-22 10:35 

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S. Korean transgender soldier pleads to serve after military orders discharge...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's first transgender soldier on Wednesday plead......

 2020-01-22 09:36 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea remains vigilant against spreading Chinese coronavirus...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in para 11) SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is r......

 2020-01-22 09:22 

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4 suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases tested negative: KCDC...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Four suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases tested negative amid con......

 2020-01-22 09:17 

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(3rd LD) Army decides to discharge first transgender soldier...

(ATTN: ADDS more details, soldier's remarks in paras 2-3, 10-14; CHANGES photo)By Oh ......

 2020-01-22 08:59 

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Airports, ports make all-out efforts to prevent spread of Wuhan virus...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea scurried Wednesday to take preventive measures agai......

 2020-01-22 08:22 

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Travel sector hit hard by Chinese coronavirus scare...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's travel industry is bracing for fallout from ......

 2020-01-22 08:10 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Jan. 22, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.345 ......

 2020-01-22 08:07 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks hike 1.2 pct on eased Wuhan coronavirus woes, upbeat data...

(ATTN: UPDATES with bond yields at bottom; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South ......

 2020-01-22 07:54 

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KRX to ease listing requirements to invite more applicants...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's bourse operator on Wednesday said it will ea......

 2020-01-22 07:53 

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(LEAD) Vice minister visits inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES 2nd para with Suh's departure) SEOUL, Jan. 2......

 2020-01-22 07:39 

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(LEAD) Kia Q4 net soars on weak won, improved product mix...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline and lead; REWRITES throughout)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Y......

 2020-01-22 07:35 

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TV variety shows rekindle interest in time-honored musical genre...

By Park Boram SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- With its simple two-beat rhythm and no-nonsens......

 2020-01-22 07:33 

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(2nd LD) Army decides to discharge first transgender soldier...

(ATTN: ADDS background info in paras 6-9)By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- The A......

 2020-01-22 07:33 

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University entrance quota to outnumber applicants from next year...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- The nation's falling birth rate is expected to begin to ta......

 2020-01-22 07:17 

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(LEAD) Samsung C&T Q4 net down 56 pct...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details of regulatory filing) SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Samsung C&a......

 2020-01-22 07:05 

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Seoul stocks hike 1.2 pct on eased Wuhan coronavirus woes, upbeat data...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks surged by more than 1 percent on Wednesday,......

 2020-01-22 07:04 

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(2nd LLD) LKP vows push for constitutional revision through election victory...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Cheong Wa Dae's response, ruling party move, other details in las......

 2020-01-22 07:01 

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(2nd LD) Hyundai swings to black in Q4 on improved product mix, weak won...

(ATTN: ADDS 2nd photo and details in paras 5-14) By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap......

 2020-01-22 07:00 

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Kia Motors 2019 net income up 58 pct. to 1.82 tln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Kia Motors Corp. on Wednesday reported its 2019 net income of 1......

 2020-01-22 07:00 

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Kia Motors Q4 net income up 267.1 pct. to 346.4 bln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Yonhap) -- Kia Motors Corp. on Wednesday reported its fourth-quarter net p......

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