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 2019-12-09 12:39 

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Hankook Tire CEO indicted on charges of bribery, embezzlement...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Cho Hyun-bum, chief executive of Hankook Tire & Technology C......

 2019-12-09 12:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Foreign investment dips but doesn't collapse...

Foreign investment in Korea topped the $20-billion mark for the fifth consecutive year but slumped about 24 percent compared to last year. According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy....

 2019-12-09 12:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

PET bottles will have to be clear...

Beverage makers are scrambling to upgrade their packaging ahead of a deadline requiring more environmentally-friendly bottles. From Dec. 25, the companies will no longer be able to use colored polyethylene....

 2019-12-09 12:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

LKP elects new floor leader, policy chief...

The main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) elected Monday Rep. Shim Jae-cheol, a five-term lawmaker, former student activist and a fierce critic of the Moon Jae-in administration, as its new....

 2019-12-09 12:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Several gov't institutes get worst rating for corruption...

The National Tax Service, the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee and the government offices of Gwangju and Jeju Island were among a handful of public institutes to be rated at the lowest....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tada battle continues ahead of a key vote...

Another war of words has broken out on social media over Tada ahead of a vote in the National Assembly that could result in the van-hailing service becoming all but illegal.The Assembly's....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai, Kia's shift to SUVs pays off in U.S....

Hyundai Motor Group's strategy to strengthen its SUV lineup has yielded success in the United States, as more than half of the cars Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors sold in the country this year were SUVs....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

7-Eleven ups its game as a cosmetics channel...

Convenience stores are becoming a new channel for cosmetics. 7-Eleven on Monday said it started selling wet n wild products, a U.S. brand targeting women in their teens and 20s....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung execs jailed over BioLogics fraud...

A Seoul court on Monday handed jail terms of up to two years to Samsung Electronics executives for destroying evidence in relation to an alleged accounting fraud at Samsung BioLogics....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Trump warns Kim he'll lose all...

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could lose "everything" if he acts in a "hostile way," scaling up tensions as Pyongyang's year-end deadline for....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chaebol outside directors play small role: FTC...

According to the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday, the percentage of conglomerate owners or immediate kin who are listed on the boards of affiliates stood at 17.8 percent this year.....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Elderly people and stay-at-home moms turn to loan sharks...

A growing number of elderly people and stay-at-home moms - two groups considered by the financial authorities to be especially vulnerable to exploitation - resorted to illegal money lenders....

 2019-12-09 12:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kospi ends up as foreign investors go shopping...

Shares ended higher for a second straight session on Monday as investors cheered strong U.S. jobs data and hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China. The....

 2019-12-09 12:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

5G regarded as a qualified success one year on...

One year has passed since the three major telecommunications companies in Korea switched on their 5G networks on Dec. 1, 2018, and seven months have passed since commercial 5G....

 2019-12-09 12:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Chem secures funds for overseas expansion...

A group of financial institutions led by the Korea Development Bank (KDB), a state-run lender, will provide around $5 billion in loans to support LG Chem's bid for investment in an....

 2019-12-09 11:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Two bodies recovered from Nov. 19 capsizing...

The Coast Guard on Sunday discovered two bodies believed to be among the 11 crewmen missing after their fishing boat caught fire and capsized in waters off Jeju Island.A 29-ton fishing....

 2019-12-09 11:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bareunmirae Party starts to splinter...

Several lawmakers from the Bareunmirae Party have vowed to leave the minor opposition party to establish a new right-wing party by January, just in time for the general election on April 15, 2020....

 2019-12-09 11:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Cancer stalks farmers near plant...

Cargo pallets stamped with the initials of KT&G, the leading Korean tobacco company, are stacked in the yard of a defunct factory in a rural town in Iksan, North Jeolla. The factory in Hamna-myeon....

 2019-12-09 10:47 

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(2nd LD) N. Korea blasts Trump's warning, says it has nothing more to lose...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with KCNA's English language report)By Choi Soo-hyang SEO......

 2019-12-09 10:23 

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(LEAD) KBO's regular season MVP claims Golden Glove...

(ATTN: ADDS details in para 18)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Reigning South Ko......

 2019-12-09 10:22 

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N. Korean airline increases flights to Russia ahead of deadline for repatriation of workers...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's national carrier has increased flights on a r......

 2019-12-09 10:22 

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(LEAD) Slugging shortstop in KBO to be posted for MLB teams in 2020...

(ATTN: ADDS awards results in paras 8-9; CHANGES 1st photo)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (......

 2019-12-09 10:13 

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American ace Lindblom closes KBO chapter with 2nd, likely last, Golden Glove...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- If this was indeed the last season in South Kore......

 2019-12-09 10:08 

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KBO's regular season MVP claims Golden Glove...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Reigning South Korean baseball MVP Josh Lindblom......

 2019-12-09 09:56 

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(2nd LD) Political parties agree to normalize National Assembly operations...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in paras 10-12) SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- The ruling Democra......

 2019-12-09 09:41 

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(LEAD) N. Korea blasts Trump's warning, says it has nothing more to lose...

(ATTN: ADDS more quotes, background, photo)By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- No......

 2019-12-09 09:34 

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Music industry insiders call for transparency in music chart management...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Pop music industry insiders on Monday called for greater transpa......

 2019-12-09 08:52 

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N. Korea blasts Trump's warning, says it has nothing more to lose...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has nothing more to lose, a senior Pyongyang officia......

 2019-12-09 08:40 

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Slugging shortstop in KBO to be posted for MLB teams in 2020...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- The top-hitting shortstop in South Korean baseba......

 2019-12-09 08:39 

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(LEAD) Court gives jail terms to Samsung execs in accounting fraud case...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Monday handed......

 2019-12-09 08:36 

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(URGENT) Senior N.K. official slams Trump, says Pyongyang has nothing to lose...
 2019-12-09 08:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

North conducts 'very important' test at launch site...

North Korea announced Sunday it conducted a "very important" test from a missile station Saturday that it claimed will change the country's strategic position "in the near future." The test, announced by a spokesman for the North's...

 2019-12-09 08:25 

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Ultrafine dust returns, as cold spell subsides...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will be blanketed by fine dust until the middle of t......

 2019-12-09 08:20 

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Eyeing MLB return, KBO MVP Lindblom hoping to keep improving...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- At 32, an age when some athletes hit the down sl......

 2019-12-09 08:13 

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Actor Hyun Bin shows affection for his romantic comedy role...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korean star actor Hyun Bin said Monday that......

 2019-12-09 08:10 

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No. of students learning Korean on sharp increase in Vietnam...

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- A craze to learn the Korean language is rapi......

 2019-12-09 07:52 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Dec. 9, 2019...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.363 ......

 2019-12-09 07:52 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks up for 2nd day on strong U.S. job data, foreign buying...

(ATTN: UPDATES with foreign buying in 6th para; bond yields at bottom; ADDS photo) SEOU......

 2019-12-09 07:51 

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(2nd LD) Political parties agree to normalize National Assembly operations...

(ATTN: UPDATES with other bills in paras 6-8, Cheong Wa Dae official's meeting with n......

 2019-12-09 07:48 

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Court gives jail terms to Samsung execs in accounting fraud case...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Monday handed jail terms of up to two years to ......

 2019-12-09 07:30 

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Unification minister expresses regret over lack of details in Olympic truce resolution...

SEOUL/GONGJU, South Korea, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul expressed......

 2019-12-09 07:21 

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Daewoo Shipbuilding bags US$380 mln order for 3 ships...

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Yonhap) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipbu......

 2019-12-09 07:14 

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STX to set up JV with U.S. firm on plastic recycling...

By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- STX Corp., a South Korean general trading fir......

 2019-12-09 07:05 

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Seoul stocks up for 2nd day on strong U.S. job data, foreign buying...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares ended higher for second straight session on ......

 2019-12-09 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

KIH 67,000 DN 600LOTTE Himart 29,950 0GS ......

 2019-12-09 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

IBK 11,900 0KorElecTerm 41,650 DN 1,200NamhaeChem......

 2019-12-09 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

BukwangPharm 14,400 DN 200ILJIN MATERIALS 37,900 UP 100TaekwangIn......

 2019-12-09 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

SamsungElec 51,200 UP 800NHIS 12,250 0SK Discove......

 2019-12-09 06:40 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Monday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded on......

 2019-12-09 06:40 

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KOSDAQ 627.86 DN 0.24 points (close)...

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