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 2019-05-26 08:48 

Yonhap News

Regulator rejects 2 applications for online banks...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- In an unexpected turn of events, South Korea's financial re......

 2019-05-26 07:58 

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GS Home Shopping invests US$1.2 mln in Vietnamese home-sharing startup...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- GS Home Shopping, a leading home shopping channel operator here,......

 2019-05-26 06:16 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) President Moon celebrates Korean film's Cannes victory...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline; UPDATES throughout with president's congratulatory message) ......

 2019-05-26 05:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hydrogen explosion kills 2 businessmen...

A hydrogen storage tank exploded in an industrial complex in the eastern city of Gangneung Thursday, killing two people and injuring six. Authorities are investigating why. The explosion took place at Gangwon Technopark in Gangneung, Gangwon, at around 6:...

 2019-05-26 05:18 

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Singer Goo Ha-ra moved to hospital after suicide attempt...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korean celebrity Goo Ha-ra, a former member of popular K-p......

 2019-05-26 05:06 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

May 27 1966 -- The Japanese government returns some 1,300 cultural properties to Korea t......

 2019-05-26 05:00 

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Idle money rises near 1,000 tln won over bear market, trade dispute...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- The volume of short-term floating capital in South Korea grew to......

 2019-05-26 04:49 

Yonhap News

Seoul's humanitarian aid won't resolve 'fundamental' problems: Pyongyang...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's moves to offer humanitarian aid are not the c......

 2019-05-26 04:37 

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Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin wins 7th game of '19, has scoreless streak snapped at 32 innings...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- Los Angeles Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin has won his fifth straigh......

 2019-05-26 04:30 

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Insurers' Q1 profits dip as competition intensifies...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's insurance firms saw their profits decline in ......

 2019-05-26 03:00 

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Output in ICT sector hits record high in 2018...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's output in the information and communication t......

 2019-05-26 03:00 

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Medical spending for elderly exceeds 40 pct of state health-insurance's medical expenses in 2018...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- Medical spending for the elderly people covered by South Korea&a......

 2019-05-26 02:25 

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KAI wins deal to upgrade supersonic trainer jets...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- The Korean Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI), the country's so......

 2019-05-26 02:00 

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Ocean ministry wants new English name of Korean fish cakes...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's ocean ministry said Sunday it will hold a con......

 2019-05-26 02:00 

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S. Korean pharmaceutical exports on solid growth path: data...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- Exports of South Korean pharmaceutical goods reached a record-hi......

 2019-05-26 01:56 

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Prime minister celebrates Korean film's Cannes victory...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon Sunday delivered a congratulatory mes......

 2019-05-26 01:44 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hyundai Heavy's merger faces critical juncture next week amid backlash...

(ATTN: CHANGES dateline; ADDS labor union's strikes in para 9) SEOUL, May 26 (Yonha......

 2019-05-26 01:00 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Heavy's merger faces critical juncture next week amid backlash...

SEOUL, May 24 (Yonhap) -- Tensions are mounting ahead of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.&apos......

 2019-05-26 00:56 

Yonhap News

Trump says he's still confident of N. Korean leader's promise to denuke...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not disturbed......

 2019-05-26 00:52 

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Value of stocks held by 100 richest shareholders falls 7.9 pct...

SEOUL, May 26 (Yonhap) -- The combined value of stocks owned by South Korea's 100 ric......

 2019-05-25 19:57 

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(2nd LD) Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes...

(ATTN: UPDATES with comments from press conference in paras 10-13) CANNES, France, May 2......

 2019-05-25 19:18 

Korea Herald

[Graphic news] 1 in 7 babies born with low birthweight worldwide...

More than 20 million newborns in 2015 - one in seven - came into the world weighing too little, latest data showed.Ove...

 2019-05-25 19:14 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes...

(ATTN: ADDS more details, comments from 2nd para, photo) CANNES, France, May 25 (Yonhap)......

 2019-05-25 19:03 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) S. Korean cinema finally embraces Palme d'Or at Cannes...
 2019-05-25 18:35 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Bong Joon-ho's films pursue balance of commercial, artistic values...

By Kim Boram CANNES, France, May 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho, who wo......

 2019-05-25 18:19 

Yonhap News

Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes...

CANNES, France, May 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean director Bong Joon-ho grabbed the highest ......

 2019-05-25 18:18 

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(URGENT) Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes...
 2019-05-25 18:15 

Korea Herald

'A network is no use if you monopolize it'...

The occupation of curator is not one that most people are familiar with -- many think it's all about organizing an...

 2019-05-25 18:15 

Korea Herald

[J. Bradford DeLong] Robo-apocalypse? Not in your lifetime...

Will the imminent "rise of the robots" threaten future human employment? The most thoughtful discussion of t...

 2019-05-25 18:14 

Korea Herald

[Adam Minter] China's brightest are the trade war's latest casualties...

It's college graduation season in China and the timing couldn't be much worse for the record-breaking 8.34 m...

 2019-05-25 18:14 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Tilted ground...

The government said last week it would submit a motion to the parliament this fall for the ratification of three of four...

 2019-05-25 18:09 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] How to stay competitive in the era of scandals and influencers...

Companies are always vulnerable to a variety of attacks. In the digital era, the nature of such attacks -- for instance,...

 2019-05-25 18:01 

Korea Herald

Transport ministers forge alliance for connectivity, discuss development gap...

LEIPZIG, Germany -- An annual forum of transport ministers around the world wrapped up Friday, strengthening an alliance...

 2019-05-25 17:56 

Korea Herald

[Eye on Business] Can Sonokong become a Korean Marvel?...

The ubiquitous toys of domestic toy seller Sonokong range from the megahit transformation car-robots "Turning Meca...

 2019-05-25 17:38 

Korea Herald

Toyota joins SUV competition with all-new RAV4...

Toyota has strengthened its lineup by launching the all-new RAV4 in South Korea to meet the growing demand for sport uti...

 2019-05-25 17:28 

Korea Herald

GS E&C opens Vam Cong Bridge in Vietnam...

South Korean builder GS Engineering & Construction said Sunday it has completed the construction of Vam Cong Bridge...

 2019-05-25 17:17 

Yonhap News

(U20 World Cup) S. Korea coach rues early mistake in loss to Portugal...

BIELSKO-BIALA, Poland, May 25 (Yonhap) -- Before his team's opening match against Por......

 2019-05-25 17:03 

Korea Herald

Trump brushes off concerns over N. Korea missile tests...

US President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed the potential danger of North Korea's missile launches in early May...

 2019-05-25 17:03 

Korea Herald

Korea's micro fuel cell standards internationally certified...

South Korea's micro fuel cell technologies were certified by an international standards organization, becoming the...

 2019-05-25 16:49 

Korea Herald

[News Focus] Online shopping expands more than 100% in 3 years...

SEJONG -- South Koreans have sharply increased their shopping through computers and smartphones in recent years, which i...

 2019-05-25 16:32 

Korea Herald

Korean firms raise concerns on WHO's listing of game disorder...

The World Health Organization's decision to recognize video game addiction as an official disease Sunday drew oppo...

 2019-05-25 16:25 

Korea Herald

Incheon airport holds emergency response training drills...

South Korea's Incheon International Airport conducted a series of emergency response drills last week to ensure a...

 2019-05-25 16:12 

Korea Herald

Main opposition party ends protest against govt....

Liberty Korea Party Chairman Hwang Kyo-ahn returned to the National Assembly over the weekend after holding an 18 day-lo...

 2019-05-25 15:57 

Korea Herald

Bong Joon-ho becomes 1st Korean to win top honors at Cannes...

Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite" made history Saturday by becoming the first Korean film to win...

 2019-05-25 15:57 

Yonhap News

(U20 World Cup) S. Korea get taste of own medicine in loss to Portugal...
 2019-05-25 15:40 

Yonhap News

(U20 World Cup) S. Korea fall to Portugal to open Group F play...

BIELSKO-BIALA, Poland, May 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea lost to Portugal 1-0 in their openin......

 2019-05-25 15:36 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Customers must be punished for harassment: Seoul Emotional Labor Center CEO...

South Korea has traditionally been known as "the courteous country in the East," meaning Koreans prioritize...

 2019-05-25 15:25 

Korea Herald

Singer Goo Ha-ra moved to hospital after suicide attempt...

South Korean celebrity Goo Ha-ra, a former member of popular K-pop girl group Kara, was admitted to a hospital on Sunday...

 2019-05-25 15:15 

KBS World

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin Earns 7th Win of the Season...

[Sports] : Los Angeles Dodgers' pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin on Saturday picked up his seventh win of the season although his scoreless streak ended at 32 innings.In the match against the Pirates in Pittsburgh, the South Korean left-hander gave up two runs in...

 2019-05-25 15:11 

KBS World

N. Korea Blasts S. Korea-US Military Drills as 'Betrayal'...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has blasted combined military drills between South Korea and the United States as "war rehearsal" targeting the North, calling on Seoul to faithfully implement the inter-Korean military agreement aimed at easing militar...

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