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 2021-04-19 09:55 

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(3rd LD) New virus cases back under 600 on fewer tests; stable vaccine rollout in focus...

(ATTN: ADDS new virus case tally as of 6 p.m. in 6th para) ) SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- ......

 2021-04-19 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

As the world struggles, luxury brands make a killing...

A number of luxury brands cleaned up in Korea last year, reporting dramatic jumps in profit despite the pandemic....

 2021-04-19 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Commission ordered reinvestigation of Cheonan sinking...

Documents made public by opposition party members on Sunday revealed that leading members of a presidential commission approved of the decision to investigate whether the sinking of the Navy corvette Cheonan was caused by the ship running aground....

 2021-04-19 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

E-commerce firms look to break into the fashion business...

Major e-commerce companies are rushing to acquire existing fashion platforms as they try to encourage more shoppers to look for clothes online....

 2021-04-19 09:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Top prosecutor questioned as criminal suspect...

Lee Sung-yoon, head of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, was questioned as a criminal suspect over an allegation that he stopped prosecutors from looking into an illegal travel ban against a scandal-plagued former vice minister in 2019....

 2021-04-19 09:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Namyang's Sejong factory may be ordered shut after Bulgaris claim...

Sejong City is imposing two-month suspension on the operation of a Namyang Dairy Products factory following a claim that one of its product is effective in preventing Covid-19 infections, according to local media reports....

 2021-04-19 09:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Big tax shock for investors in foreign stocks...

With capital gains tax reporting season nearing, in May, there are expected to be many more punters facing tax shocks as Koreans trading foreign stocks increased rapidly last year as liquidity flooded the market and stocks soared....

 2021-04-19 09:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Covid drugs coming, but not Korea-made vaccines...

Three more Korea-made Covid-19 treatments are trying to get conditional use approval this year. Vaccines are a different story and companies' progress so far suggests Korea-developed jabs are unlikely to reach the market this year....

 2021-04-19 09:15 

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(LEAD) AstraZeneca vaccines for 3.5 mln people to arrive in May-June...

(ATTN: ADDS details in last 3 paras)By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Kor......

 2021-04-19 08:48 

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Female S. Korean diplomat stationed in Costa Rica dies in apparent suicide: ministry...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- A female South Korean diplomat stationed at the country's......

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Cryptocurrency volatility alarms gov't...

The government has decided to intensify its monitoring of the increasingly volatile cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin prices have dropped since hitting 80 million won ($71,600) on the local exchange last week....

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonbuk’s reign lives on as Bluewings start to rise...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Ulsan Hyundai FC held on to the first and second spots in the K league 1 table for another week....

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mercosur celebrates 30th anniversary, aims for win-win FTA with Korea...

One of the key agendas for the Southern Common Market, or Mercosur, as it celebrates its 30th anniversary this year will be relaunching FTA negotiations with Korea that have been stalled as a result of the pandemic, said top envoys representing......

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul city forms team for welfare of single-person households...

Seoul city has put together a special team to focus on welfare and housing policies for single-person households starting Monday. "This was a campaign pledge of Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon, to put together a task force team to focus on policies for......

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Expectations of strong Q1 reports boost Seoul stocks...

Stocks inched up Monday, extending their gaining streak to a sixth session on expectations of strong corporate earnings in the January-March season. The won fell against the dollar....

 2021-04-19 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blue House's pick for health czar is objected to...

President Moon Jae-in's pick to coordinate disease control and prevention from the Blue House is getting blowback....

 2021-04-19 08:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mayor's campaign promise leads to spike in real estate...

Prices of apartment in Seoul have risen sharply, especially in the Gangnam area, as people expect more permissions for redevelopment of apartment complexes after the election of a new mayor....

 2021-04-19 08:35 

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(LEAD) Ruling party launches real estate committee...

(ATTN: ADDS finance minister's remarks in last 5 paras) SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) --......

 2021-04-19 08:35 

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(LEAD) Fishermen stage maritime demonstrations to protest Japan's Fukushima decision...

(ATTN: UPDATES with maritime demonstrations in paras 1-9; Jeju governor's meeting wit......

 2021-04-19 08:23 

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N. Korea likely to ramp up cyber attacks against S. Korea, U.S. this year amid prolonged sanctions: expert...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is likely to continue increasing cyber attacks aga......

 2021-04-19 08:08 

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AstraZeneca vaccines for 3.5 mln people to arrive in May-June...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will bring in another 7 million d......

 2021-04-19 07:58 

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Ministry to provide 170 mln won worth of support to overseas Korean groups amid rising hate crimes...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry said Monday it will provide 170 million w......

 2021-04-19 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

[New Release] John Smith...

Handclaps break out during the first song on John Smith's new album, as if to applaud the sentiments to come....

 2021-04-19 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

First electric Genesis is debuted in Shanghai...

Genesis debuted its first-ever electric vehicle at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on Monday, choosing the world's largest car market over its home market for the premier as Hyundai Motor...

 2021-04-19 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

[New Release] Greta Van Fleet...

Greta Van Fleet are back and they're doubling down. The young Michigan rockers whose sound and classic look is reminiscent of Led Zeppelin have returned with...

 2021-04-19 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

After almost two decades, Park Jung-ja plays Maude for the final time...

Veteran stage actor Park Jung-ja said she always wanted to age like 79-year-old Maude in America's dark comedy-drama film "Harold and Maude" (1971). When playing Maude for the first time in 2003 at age 61, Park fell in love with the ......

 2021-04-19 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

[New Release] Sara Watkins...

Seeking material to create a world of imagination, Sara Watkins clearly used hers, turning to sources ranging from Stephen Foster to Willy Wonka to the Beatles. The enchanting result is...

 2021-04-19 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Department Store upgrades reporting system...

Hyundai Department Store is ditching KakaoTalk for work communications in favor of a chat room on the company's intranet....

 2021-04-19 07:42 

Yonhap News

Ruling party launches real estate committee...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- The ruling Democratic Party (DP) launched a special committee ......

 2021-04-19 07:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks up for 6th day amid hopes on strong earnings...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stock......

 2021-04-19 07:39 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 19, 2021...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.651 ......

 2021-04-19 07:38 

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FM: Seoul has no reason to object if Japan's Fukushima water release follows IAEA standards...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign minister said Monday his country ha......

 2021-04-19 06:59 

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Seoul stocks up for 6th day amid hopes on strong earnings...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks closed barely higher Monday, extending the......

 2021-04-19 06:52 

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1 in 3 young students felt suicidal due to academic burden: poll...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- Nearly one out of three middle and high school students in Sou......

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

KBO table remains tight as Dinos join Twins on top...

The LG Twins were joined at the top of the KBO table by the NC Dinos over the weekend, but there's little breathing room between any of the ten teams after two full weeks of play....

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea Cultural Centre UK searching for lyricists, album cover designers...

Korea Cultural Centre UK is recruiting local talents in Britain who can write lyrics to recently composed music in order to help spread K-pop in the country. It is also recruiting talent to design album covers....

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boy band Highlight releases trailer for upcoming EP 'The Blowing'...

Boy band Highlight has released a trailer video Monday for its new EP "The Blowing," set to be released on May 3....

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gong Yoo talks life, death and 20 years in the business...

If you were given a chance to become immortal, would you take it? When the Korea JoongAng Daily asked actor Gong Yoo this very question during an online interview last week his answer was "No." "I still don't know how to define or answer w...

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Girl group Twice set for a comeback in June...

Girl group Twice is preparing to make a comeback in June. The members are currently filming a music video on Jeju Island and a more detailed schedule of the group's comeback plans will be shared at a later date....

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Singer Ailee to drop new album 'Lovin' on May 7...

After recently working on music for movies and dramas, Ailee's agency Rocket3 Entertainment announced Monday that the singer will release her album...

 2021-04-19 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

SHINee’s Taemin to hold online concert on May 2...

SHINee's Taemin will have an online concert "Beyond Live Taemin : N.G.D.A" on May 2 through Naver V Live's Beyond Live channel. It's been about one year and four months since his last solo concert which was held in December 2019 in Jap...

 2021-04-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-6...

DL E&C 136,500 UP 2,000...

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

CJ CGV 26,150 DN 550LIG Nex1 42,500 UP 650Fila Holdi......

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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Moon indicates some policy changes, seeking new start following election rout...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in openly indicated Monday that he would ma......

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

LOTTE SHOPPING 123,000 DN 500IBK 9,150 0DONGSUH ......

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SamsungElecMech 199,000 UP 5,500Hanssem 119,000 UP 1,500GS Retail ......

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

KAL 26,350 DN 150YUNGJIN PHARM 6,480 UP 80LG Corp. ......

 2021-04-19 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- Monday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded ......

 2021-04-19 06:38 

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(LEAD) Minor quake hits waters off S. Korea's southwestern region: KMA...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details from para 4) SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- A 3.7 magnitud......

 2021-04-19 06:32 

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KOSDAQ 1,029.46 UP 7.84 points (close)...

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