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 2020-09-26 01:34 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea demands N. Korea carry out additional probe into killing of Seoul official, requests joint investigation if necessary: presidential office...
 2020-09-26 01:25 

Yonhap News

New virus cases fall back below 100 as nation vigilant ahead of key holiday...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 100 for th......

 2020-09-26 01:00 

Yonhap News

Seoul shares likely to face choppy trading in coming week...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares are likely to face vola......

 2020-09-26 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports four additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 399: KDCA...
 2020-09-26 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 61 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 23,516: KDCA...
 2020-09-26 00:00 

Yonhap News

3 in 4 Seoul citizens have no travel plans during Chuseok: poll...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- Three in four Seoul citizens don't have any plans to visi......

 2020-09-25 23:58 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Sept. 26)...

Deplorable actFirm response to the North's actions must follow The government gave ......

 2020-09-25 23:58 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean news......

 2020-09-25 23:57 

Yonhap News

Hyundai workers vote to accept wage freeze amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. voted to accept a wage ......

 2020-09-25 22:00 

Yonhap News

American teammates see future major leaguers in current KBO stars...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- As former major leaguers now plying their trad......

 2020-09-25 21:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

When settling for a studio apartment is too expensive...

Back then, the jeonse price for a 26-square-meter (279.9-square-foot) studio accommodation was about 90 million won ($76,900). In his recent visit, that same room was trading at about 130 million won, up almost 45 percent....

 2020-09-25 21:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stores in malls fear change to retail law...

A pending revision to the retail law to help traditional markets is causing panic among merchants at malls....

 2020-09-25 19:26 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) U.S. will support S. Korea's missile defense but decision is up to Seoul: U.S. diplomat...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional background with regard to...

 2020-09-25 19:00 

Yonhap News

U.S. will support S. Korea's missile defense but decision is up to Seoul: U.S. diplomat...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- The United States will help South Korea......

 2020-09-25 16:48 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

(ATTN: UPDATES with reports of reactions from U.S. experts in last 8 paras)By Byun Duk-kun......

 2020-09-25 14:29 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, additional background from 7th para; ADDS photo)By Byun ......

 2020-09-25 14:14 

Yonhap News

N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's apology over its rec......

 2020-09-25 13:11 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) N. Korea's killing of S. Korean citizen doesn't seem to have been ordered by Kim Jong-un: spy chief...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 7-9) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's state......

 2020-09-25 12:40 

KBS World

S. Korea Adds 61 New COVID-19 Cases, First Double Digit in 4 Days...

[Domestic] : Daily COVID-19 cases in South Korea have dipped below 100 for the first time in four days. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said Saturday that 61 new cases were reported throughout Friday, raising the accumulated caseloa...

 2020-09-25 12:13 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to demand N. Korea make additional probe into killing...

South Korea will demand North Korea carry out another investigation into its recent killing of a Seoul fisheries official near the tense sea border, as the North's explanation bore some key discrepancies from Seoul's account, the presidential offi...

 2020-09-25 12:03 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N.K.'s message indicates hotline between Seoul, Pyongyang spy agencies may remain in operation...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS new info in 3rd para; TRIMS) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap......

 2020-09-25 11:45 

Korea Herald

New virus cases fall back below 100 as nation vigilant ahead of key holiday...

South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 100 for the first time in four days Saturday, as the country is struggling with sporadic cluster infections in the greater Seoul area and persisting untraceable cases ahead of a major holiday. The Korea...

 2020-09-25 11:28 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) New virus cases over 100 for 3rd day, virus fight put to test ahead of holiday...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 19th para) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new c......

 2020-09-25 11:28 

Korea Herald

Hyundai workers vote to accept wage freeze amid pandemic...

Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. voted to accept a wage freeze for the first time in 11 years as the nation's largest carmaker struggles to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Saturday. In a vote held Frid...

 2020-09-25 11:26 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) N.K. leader apologizes to S. Koreans for 'unsavory' shooting case: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 13-14)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- North K......

 2020-09-25 11:23 

Korea Herald

3 in 4 Seoul citizens have no travel plans during Chuseok: poll...

Three in four Seoul citizens don't have any plans to visit their hometowns or travel long distances during the Chuseok holiday due mainly to fears of coronavirus transmission, a poll showed Saturday. In the survey of 849 citizens aged 18 or older, 5...

 2020-09-25 11:02 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korea's killing of S. Korean citizen doesn't seem to have been ordered by Kim Jong-un: spy chief...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's st......

 2020-09-25 10:20 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (News Focus) Kim's surprise apology indicates his wish to prevent inter-Korean ties from worsening further...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 6th para)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A rare a......

 2020-09-25 10:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Jong-un sends rare apology for death of South Korean official...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was quoted by Pyongyang's inter-Korean agency Friday as saying he was "immensely sorry" for the "unexpected" killing of a South Korean maritime official earlier this week....

 2020-09-25 09:35 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Kim's surprise apology indicates his wish to prevent inter-Korean ties from worsening further...

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A rare and swift apology from North Korean......

 2020-09-25 09:35 

Yonhap News

N. Korea's killing of S. Korean citizen doesn't seem to have been ordered by Kim Jong-un: spy chief...

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's state intelligence agency doesn't see ......

 2020-09-25 09:35 

The Chosun Ilbo

Gangwon, Jeju Brace for Chuseok Invasion...

Authorities in Gangwon Province and Jeju Island are bracing for an onslaught of vacationers over Chuseok despite government pleas for people to stay home. The government on Wednesday said hotel booking rates in Gangwon Province over Chuseok stand at 94.9 ...

 2020-09-25 09:29 

The Chosun Ilbo

Up-and-Coming Actress Han So-hee Cast in Netflix Series...

Actress Han So-hee has been cast in an upcoming Netflix original series, the entertainment services provider said on Tuesday.Han plays the daughter of a member of an organized drug ring. To find out the truth about her father's death, she joins the ga...

 2020-09-25 09:26 

The Chosun Ilbo

In Rare Move, N.Korea Apologizes for Shooting Death...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offered a rare apology Friday, South Korea said, after the killing of a South Korean civilian official near the countries' disputed sea border. South Korea's military on Thursday accused North Korean forces of shoot...

 2020-09-25 09:18 

The Chosun Ilbo

WHO Recommends Flu Shots to Prevent Surge of Influenza During Pandemic...

As the flu season is set to start in the northern hemisphere, the World Health Organization recommends people at highest risk be vaccinated to protect themselves and to prevent national health systems from getting overwhelmed during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Will flu vaccine mishandling lead to supply crisis?...

Concerns are growing over a possible shortage of seasonal influenza vaccines that could result in higher prices, following the distributor's mishandling of some vaccine bottles....

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine ready by early next year...

A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early 2021 for distribution worldwide, including the United States. Yin Weidong, the CEO of SinoVac, vowed to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Admini...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

US joins Seoul in condemning North Korea for killing South Korean official...

The U.S. on Thursday expressed its support for South Korea in condemning North Korea for the killing of a South Korean government official and demanding an explanation from the communist state. "We fully support our ROK ally's condemnation of this...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

No tomatoes in McDonald's, Burger King burgers...

Burgers from fast food brands here, including McDonald's and Burger King, will be served without tomato slices for an undetermined period due to a shortage of supply here. This summer the country went through the longest rainy season in Korea's hi...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Moon vows firm response to threats to citizens' lives and safety...

President Moon Jae-in assured the South Korean people Friday that his government will deal resolutely with any act that threatens their lives and safety. He was addressing the 72nd Armed Forces Day ceremony held at the headquarters of the Special Warfare ...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Netflix unveils Korean original series 'The School Nurse Files'...

Netflix's "The School Nurse Files," adapted from writer Chung Se-rang's novel of the same name, is a fantasy comedy that follows the story of a school nurse with the supernatural ability to see jelly-like creatures that are invisible to ot...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Chungha and Christopher's collaboration song soars on music charts...

K-pop artist Chungha and Danish singer Christopher's new collaboration song "Bad Boy" is floating on various music charts since its release on Wednesday. The song topped the chart on Bugs music, and was second on Genie Music's chart, as of...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

BTS fans join swarm of bidders chasing agency's IPO...

Kim Eun-hee wants to complete her collection of memorabilia of Korean boy band BTS by bidding more than $120,000 to buy shares in the group's music label Big Hit Entertainment in South Korea's hottest IPO, which could even shake money-markets. Fer...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Hyundai Motor hires ex-PSA powertrain expert...

Hyundai Motor Group said Friday it has hired an ex-PSA powertrain expert as it strives to develop next-generation powertrain and electrification technologies....

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

SuperM makes big return with hybrid remix to deliver hope amid pandemic...

In a rare move to target the global market, Korean record label SM Entertainment launched "K-pop Avengers" SuperM in 2019, consisting of seven members from its existing boy bands EXO, SHINee and NCT. The septet's first step was a hit - last Oc...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

K-pop stars jailed for gang-raping women [VIDEO]...

Jung Joon-young, 31, a singer and TV personality who debuted through Mnet's audition show "Superstar K" in 2012, and Choi Jong-hoon, 31, a former member of boy band FT Island, have been sentenced to 5 years and 2 1/2 years, respectively, in pr...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

North Korean leader's apology aimed at maintaining status quo: experts...

North Korea's unexpected apology over its killing of a South Korean civil servant earlier this week shows the totalitarian state does not want the issue to interfere with inter-Korean reconciliation, according to Pyongyang watchers, Friday. North Kore...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

South, North give different accounts over killing of South Korean official...

Controversy has risen over the huge differences between Seoul's and Pyongyang's accounts regarding a South Korean maritime official's disappearance, his alleged attempt to defect to the North and his death....

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Online troll fined for defaming BTS...

An online troll, who made insulting comments about K-pop group BTS, has been fined for defaming the stars. Big Hit Entertainment, the group's agency, said Thursday that the person was recently been slapped with a 4 million won ($3,400) after being cha...

 2020-09-25 09:14 

Korea Times

Incheon airport CEO warns of legal actions against transport ministry...

Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) President and CEO Koo Bon-hwan warned of legal actions against the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and its officials for what he claimed was their abuse of power in pushing to remove him from offic...

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