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 2019-11-12 12:39 

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(LEAD) Ranking CJ ENM official probed over audition show vote-rigging scandal...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead; UPDATES with details in paras 2-4) SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- At le......

 2019-11-12 11:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Taxman targets a toddler with two expensive flats...

It turns out a 3-year-old has two high-end apartments. The purchase was paid in part by the toddler's father, who wired money through an account opened in the name of the child....

 2019-11-12 11:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

North slams South, U.S. for thwarting Korean peace...

North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations on Monday slammed the United States and South Korea for their hostile policies thwarting peace on the peninsula. At a....

 2019-11-12 11:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

MBN, three executives indicted for fraud...

Prosecutors indicted Maeil Broadcasting Network (MBN) and its three executives for accounting fraud Tuesday. MBN's senior executive members Lee Yoo-sang and Ryu Ho-gil....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

MMFs see net inflow after Oct. key rate cut...

Korean money market funds (MMFs) posted a net inflow of some 6 trillion won ($5.2 billion) early this month amid ample market liquidity following last month's key rate cut, a trade....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shipmakers lead global market...

Korea is No. 1 again in terms of shipbuilding orders as of October this year, taking the lead from China. Between January and October, the country's shipbuilders received orders....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Bioepis set to turn profit in 2019, its first ever...

Samsung Bioepis is expected to turn a profit this year, its first ever, due to strong sales of its biosimilar products in Europe. The company, of which 50 percent plus a share is owned by Samsung BioLogics....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

McDonald's settles 'hamburger disease' suit...

McDonald's Korea has reached an agreement with the family of a 6-year-old girl who was diagnosed with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), known as "hamburger disease," after eating....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

North Korea aiming to entice Chinese tourists...

As it insists Seoul withdraw its investments from Mount Kumgang, North Korea is seeking closer tourism ties with China, reported Chinese state media on Tuesday. According to the....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

LKP lawmakers express support for conservative merger...

A group of second-term lawmakers of the Liberty Korea Party (LKP) on Tuesday expressed their support for a conservative merger. The LKP's second-term lawmakers held....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shares rise 0.79% as car company stocks jump...

Stocks closed higher Tuesday on the back of gains in tech and auto shares. The won rose against dollar. The benchmark Kospi added 16.83 points, or 0.79 percent, to reach 2,140.92. Trading....

 2019-11-12 11:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

47,000 dead pigs threaten water in Yeoncheon...

Drinking water in Yeoncheon County, Gyeonggi, may have been contaminated by 47,000 pig carcasses that were left unburied last week after mass cullings to prevent the spread of African....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

HDC-Mirae's 2.4 trillion won bid for Asiana gets nod...

Asiana Airlines could have its first new owner since it was founded 31 years ago after a bid by HDC Hyundai Development and Mirae Asset Daewoo for a controlling stake in Korea's....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kia Motors shows off new K5 sedan images...

Kia Motors released images of the third-generation K5 sedan ahead of its market introduction next month. The new K5 has a more blunt frontal design integrating headlamps with the model's....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. auto tariff decision is likely to be delayed...

The United States is expected to delay its decision on whether to impose tariffs on vehicles and auto part imports, according to U.S. media reports. On Monday, the New York....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mother of Kazakh hit-run suspect apologizes...

In mid-September, a 20-year-old Kazakh man sparked nationwide furor after it was revealed he was behind an alleged hit-and-run involving an 8-year-old Korean boy in Changwon....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

GS Caltex joins crude exchange...

Oil refiner GS Caltex joined international energy giants in signing an agreement to establish a futures exchange for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company's Murban crude. The futures exchange....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Plenary session on contentsious bills set for next month...

The ruling and opposition parties agreed Tuesday to hold a voting session next week to pass dozens of outstanding bills. National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang also said Tuesday that he will arrange a....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeju Island to get more and better EV infrastructure...

Electric vehicle (EV) haven Jeju is about to become even more attractive for battery-powered cars. The island is adding shared EV charging stations, introducing portable chargers....

 2019-11-12 11:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Green bonds up as firms look to improve image...

Green bonds issued in Korea more than doubled this year as energy and chemical firms sought to capitalize on low costs and burnish their corporate image, industry sources said....

 2019-11-12 11:48 

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(Premier12) Left-hander Kim Kwang-hyun roughed up in start vs. Chinese Taipei...

By Yoo Jee-ho CHIBA, Japan, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean left-hander Kim Kwang-hyun ......

 2019-11-12 10:59 

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S. Korea to offer $100,000 in aid for flood-hit Central African Republic...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to provide Central African Republic with US$1......

 2019-11-12 09:28 

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(News Focus) With Asiana acquisition, construction-centered HDC eyes biz diversification...

By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- HDC Hyundai Development Co., a midsized const......

 2019-11-12 09:19 

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Two Russians under police probe for jumping off skyscrapers in Busan...

BUSAN, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- Two Russian base jumpers are under police investigation for all......

 2019-11-12 09:13 

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(Premier12) S. Korean manager not yet ready to heap praise on young outfielder...

By Yoo Jee-ho CHIBA, Japan, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean outfielder Lee Jung-hoo is ......

 2019-11-12 09:01 

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Ministry, police agree to strengthen cooperation for protection of foreign diplomats...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry and the National Police Agency pledged Tue......

 2019-11-12 09:00 

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(Yonhap Interview) World Bank vice president says immigration an option for S. Korea...

By Kim Kwang-tae SEJONG, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- A World Bank vice president has called immi......

 2019-11-12 08:31 

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Unification minister to visit U.S. next week...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul will visit the United States......

 2019-11-12 08:26 

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(LEAD) U.S. military chief voices hope for resolution of Seoul-Tokyo intel-sharing pact...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead; ADDS more details in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- U.S.......

 2019-11-12 08:08 

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(LEAD) KOGAS Q3 net losses narrow on increased sales from Myanmar...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with comments by company official; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Nov. 12 (......

 2019-11-12 08:03 

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(2nd LD) Moon views Busan summit with ASEAN as midterm review of New Southern Policy...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in 18-21 paras)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- ......

 2019-11-12 08:02 

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Terrestrial channels' drama series outnumbers cable TV in viewership...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's major terrestrial broadcasters, such as KBS,......

 2019-11-12 07:51 

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U.S. military chief voices hope for resolution on Seoul-Tokyo intel-sharing pact...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley expressed ......

 2019-11-12 07:37 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks snap 2-day losing streak on tech, auto gains...

(ATTN: ADDS photo; bond yields at bottom) SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ......

 2019-11-12 07:35 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Nov. 12, 2019...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP)1-year TB 1.394 1.372 ......

 2019-11-12 07:28 

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(2nd LD) HDC consortium chosen as preferred bidder for Asiana Airlines...

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 2019-11-12 07:23 

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(LEAD) Blood from pig carcasses partly pollutes tributary to Imjin River...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in last 4 paras) YEONCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) ......

 2019-11-12 07:22 

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Ranking CJ ENM official probed over audition show vote-rigging scandal...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- At least one ranking official at entertainment giant CJ ENM has......

 2019-11-12 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

HDC-Mirae consortium gets closer to buying Asiana...

Asiana Airlines could have its first new owner since the company was founded 31 years ago after a bid by HDC Hyundai Development and Mirae Asset Daewoo for a controlling stake in Korea's second-largest airline was selected....

 2019-11-12 07:19 

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N.K.'s official newspaper urges voluntary grain contributions to state warehouses...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper urged farmers on Tuesday ......

 2019-11-12 07:18 

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Yonhap signs deal to serve as host news agency for upcoming ASEAN summit...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's key newswire, will serve......

 2019-11-12 07:15 

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PanOcean Q3 net up 25 pct on freight rate increase...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- PanOcean Co., a major bulk carrier in South Korea, said Tuesday......

 2019-11-12 07:10 

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McDonald's reaches settlement with 'hamburger disease' victim...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- McDonald's Korea said Tuesday it has reached a settlement ......

 2019-11-12 07:10 

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(LEAD) Shinsegae Q3 net shoots up 37 pct on department store, duty free businesses...

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 2019-11-12 07:05 

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Blood from pig carcasses partly pollutes tributary to Imjin River...

YEONCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- A tributary to the Imjin River near the inter-......

 2019-11-12 06:56 

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Seoul stocks snap 2-day losing streak on tech, auto gains...

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks closed higher Tuesday on the back of gains ......

 2019-11-12 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HYUNDAIDEPTST 75,600 DN 800KIH 70,600 UP 400LOTTE Hima......

 2019-11-12 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

LOTTE SHOPPING 133,500 DN 500IBK 12,300 UP 50KorElecTer......

 2019-11-12 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

Ottogi 579,000 DN 2,000IlyangPharm 22,300 0DaeduckEle......

 2019-11-12 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

LOTTE 36,200 DN 600AK Holdings 34,850 UP 1,050Binggrae ......

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