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 2021-07-29 16:45 

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(LEAD) U.S. working with S. Korea to address cause of migration from Central America: Harris...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional information in paras 8-12; ADDS photo)By Byun Duk-kun WAS......

 2021-07-29 15:03 

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U.S. working with S. Korea to address cause of migration from Central America: Harris...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is one of the important part......

 2021-07-29 14:58 

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(Olympics) S. Korea breathes sign of relief after narrow win in baseball...

By Yoo Jee-ho YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Olympic baseball manager......

 2021-07-29 14:12 

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(Olympics) medal standings...

TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Below are the medal standings for the top 10 countries at the T......

 2021-07-29 14:11 

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(Olympics) Judoka earns silver, bronze secured in badminton doubles...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Cho Guham claimed a hard-fought silver medal in......

 2021-07-29 14:01 

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(LEAD) (Olympics) S. Korea walks off on Israel to open baseball title defense...

(ATTN: ADDS details, photos)By Yoo Jee-ho YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Kor......

 2021-07-29 13:27 

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(Olympics) S. Korea walks off on Israel to open baseball title defense...

By Yoo Jee-ho YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea walked off on Israel in t......

 2021-07-29 13:16 

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N. Korea pulls out of U-23 Asian Cup, Women's Asian Cup in 2022...

SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has withdrawn from U-23 Asian Cup in Uzbekistan and......

 2021-07-29 12:49 

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(3rd LD) Daily virus cases dip as authorities mull stronger virus curbs...

(ATTN: UPDATES with number of additional cases in 6th para; ADDS 3rd photo) SEOUL, July ......

 2021-07-29 12:10 

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(LEAD) (Olympics) S. Korea puts 2 pairs in badminton women's doubles semis, secures at least bronze...

(ATTN: UPDATES with semifinals opponents; ADDS comments, photo) TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) ......

 2021-07-29 12:06 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea, U.S. to seek return of about 1/4 of Yongsan Garrison by early next year...

(ATTN: RECASTS 3rd para; ADDS more info in 9th para)By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, July 29 (Yonh......

 2021-07-29 12:05 

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S. Korea reports five presumed heat-related deaths this week...

SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- At least five people are presumed to have died of heat-related ......

 2021-07-29 11:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seongbuk District offers visitors some respite from the heat...

Some athleticism is required to explore Northern Seoul's Seongbuk District due to its steep uphill roads, but this also means that fewer people tend to visit the area, a bonus during the pandemic when many search for less crowded places to visit....

 2021-07-29 11:49 

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Samsung SDI will build battery plant in U.S....

Samsung SDI confirmed plans to build its first electric vehicle battery plant in the United States during a conference call with analysts Tuesday....

 2021-07-29 11:37 

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(Olympics) S. Korean Kim Si-woo 5 off lead after 1st round in men's golf...

TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Kim Si-woo found himself five shots back of the le......

 2021-07-29 11:26 

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(Olympics) Judoka concedes defeat, shifts focus to next Olympics...

TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- After losing in the gold medal match of the men's 100kg ju......

 2021-07-29 11:17 

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Seoul to push for video-linked family reunion as priority project with North: Cheong Wa Dae...

SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- The government will push for a video-linked reunion of divided ......

 2021-07-29 11:03 

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(Olympics) S. Korea puts 2 pairs in badminton women's doubles semis, secures at least bronze...

TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has secured at least a bronze medal in the women&ap......

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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LG Chem reports record profit and sales in the second quarter...

LG Chem's net profit jumped 289.5 percent on year to 1.63 trillion won ($1.42 billion) in the second quarter, beating the market consensus of 1.05 trillion won as compiled by FnGuide....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Daishin Securities ordered to pay up to 80% of Lime losses...

Korea's financial regulator on Thursday ordered Daishin Securities to compensate an investor up to 80 percent of losses due to the brokerage's misselling of funds run by now-defunct Lime Asset Management....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Samsung Electronics reports strong second quarter led by chips...

Samsung Electronics reported a 73.44 percent surge in net profit during the second quarter as a solid performance in the semiconductor business balanced relative weakness in smartphones....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Until recently so uncool, window air conditioners are in again...

Window-type air conditioners were shunned for years in Korea. For a number of reasons — regulation, technology, pandemic and weather-related — the ungainly once boxes, now upgraded for style and efficiency, are back in fashion....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Empty airport...

Incheon International Airport's duty-free shops are empty on Thursday as international travel has yet to recover, affected by the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Fourth wave creates nursing shortage...

A nursing shortage is growing in Korea as daily coronavirus cases continue to set new records....

 2021-07-29 10:54 

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Leggo my Legos!...

Models hold the Bowser's Airship Expansion Set by Lego at Space Raon, Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, on Thursday. The new expansion pack is a recent addition to the Lego Super Mario series....

 2021-07-29 10:53 

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Judoka Cho Gu-ham wins silver in men's 100 kilograms...

Korea judoka Cho Gu-ham took silver in the men's 100 kilogram, losing a grueling fight to Aaron Wolf of Japan at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 10:53 

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More wine, please...

Wine bottles are stacked on a shelf at a retail market in Seoul on Thursday. According to the Korea Customs Service's trading report released on Thursday, Korea imported $236.88 million worth of wine during the first half of 2021, a ......

 2021-07-29 10:53 

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Krafton prices at 498,000 a share, the top of the range...

Krafton's initial public offering (IPO) price was set on Thursday at 498,000 won ($434.7) per share, the upper end of the price range despite concerns about valuation....

 2021-07-29 10:41 

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(LEAD) (Olympics) Cho Guham wins silver in men's 100kg judo...

(ATTN: ADDS details, photos) TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Cho Guham captured the silver me......

 2021-07-29 10:38 

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Presidential hopeful Yoon says he will enter main opposition party...

SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl said Thursday he will ......

 2021-07-29 10:16 

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(Olympics) Cho Gu-ham wins silverin men's 100kg judo...

TOKYO, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Cho Gu-ham captured the silver medal in the men's 100kg ju......

 2021-07-29 10:06 

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(LEAD) Moon urges measures to improve people's livelihoods stricken by pandemic...

(ATTN: ADDS more remarks at bottom) SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in emp......

 2021-07-29 10:02 

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Senior diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. hold phone talks after reactivation of inter-Korean hotline...

SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- Senior diplomats of South Korea and the United States held phon......

 2021-07-29 09:59 

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Rental cars in high-demand on Jeju Island...

Jeju Island has become an increasingly popular vacation destination leading to a surge in demand for rental cars, which in turn has led to a hike in prices and as well as a shortage of vehicles....

 2021-07-29 09:59 

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Hyundai Motor, LG Energy to build factory in Indonesia...

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution will invest 1.17 trillion won ($1.1 billion) in a factory for electric vehicle (EV) battery cells in Indonesia, a promising EV market....

 2021-07-29 09:59 

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Seoul seeks video conference setup with Pyongyang...

Seoul will seek to establish a video conference system with Pyongyang so that the two governments can keep an open line of communication for face-to-face talks through the Covid-19 pandemic, the Unification Ministry said Thursday....

 2021-07-29 09:59 

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Former AOA member Kwon Min-A in stable condition after attempted suicide...

Former AOA member Kwon Min-A is reported to have attempted to take her own life in her residence on Thursday morning. According to local media, Kwon was found unconscious in her home by an acquaintance who grew worried when she she was unable to......

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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Despite two Olympic golds, anti-feminists focus on An San's hair...

Korean national team archer An San won two gold medals for Team Korea at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but rather than being lauded for her achievement, the 20-year-old female archer is being criticized for the length of her hair. An was initially ......

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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One-quarter of Yongsan Garrison being returned to Korea...

A fourth of the Yongsan Garrison will be returned to Korea by early next year, the governments of the United States and Korea announced Thursday. Although the American forces have been relocating from Yongsan for years, this was the first time a......

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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The Greatest Shaman...

The cast of Kakao original series "The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim" — from left, actors Bae Hae-seon, Nam Da-reum, Kim Sae-ron, Yoo Seon-ho and Moon Sung-geun — pose during an online press event on Thursday. The series revolves high schoo...

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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OCI launches committee to oversee its ESG goals...

OCI, a Seoul-based energy and chemical company, said Thursday it launched a committee dedicated to overseeing the company's strategy and investment decisions related to its environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals....

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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Save lives...

High school students stage a campaign on a street in Daegu on Thursday to encourage people to donate blood. Blood banks across the nation are facing a severe shortage of blood reserves due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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Sell-out success...

Everland will print a second batch of its photo-essay book "Baby Panda Fubao," which documents the life of one-year-old panda Fubao since her birth. The first batch, which went on sale on July 20 to mark Fubao's first birthday, has already sol...

 2021-07-29 09:47 

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(Olympics) MLB pitcher-turned-analyst sees Tokyo Olympics as chance for new heroes to emerge...

By Yoo Jee-ho YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 29 (Yonhap) -- It has been nearly a decade since Par......

 2021-07-29 09:44 

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(2nd LD) Daily virus cases dip as authorities mull stronger virus curbs...

(ATTN: UPDATES with number of additional cases in 6th para) SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- S......

 2021-07-29 09:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

CU gets into online retail and delivery games...

CU convenience stores are taking on e-commerce operators and giant retailers by allowing customers to buy more things from an app -- and delivering them to their doors for free....

 2021-07-29 09:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

New generation of Olympians let it all hang out online...

A new generation of Korean athletes at the Tokyo Olympics aren't taking the kind of online abuse their predecessors put up with, challenging the idea that Olympians, as national role models, should keep their feelings to themselves....

 2021-07-29 09:03 

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Nexon founder Kim resigns as CEO of NXC, 47% owner of Nexon...

Nexon founder Kim Jung-ju is stepping down as CEO of NXC, which owns 47.3 percent of Nexon. He has served in that post for 16 years. Kim will be replaced by Lee Jae-kyo, who has been serving as a director of Nexon Foundation. Alex Iosilevich, an ......

 2021-07-29 09:03 

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SHINee’s first Japanese EP tops Oricon Daily Albums chart...

Boy band SHINee's first Japanese EP, "Superstar," hit No. 1 on the Oricon Daily Albums chart, according to the band's agency SM Entertainment on Thursday. The physical version of the album, released on Wednesday, is the band's first Ja...

 2021-07-29 09:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

North yet to send signal on denuclearization after restoring hotlines...

Despite the restoring of inter-Korean communication lines Tuesday and speculation of a possible summit, Pyongyang has not sent any signs of its intention to denuclearize so far....

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