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 2022-01-20 10:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Talks in Cairo...

Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi are greeted by an honor guard at a welcome ceremony in Cairo on Wednesday ahead of their summit talks....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Composite leading indicator drops for fifth straight month...

A leading economic index for Korea fell for the fifth consecutive month in December, pointing to a slowdown in Asia's No. 4 economy, data showed Thursday....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Loans could be coming due for small businesses, or not...

Amid growing concern over the spread of the Omicron variant and interest rate hikes, the Financial Services Commission asked lenders to shore up their bad debt reserves and brace for a potential loan crisis....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Asiana still flying to U.S. as many airlines cancel flights...

Some flights to and from the U.S. were canceled on Wednesday even after AT&T and Verizon scaled back the rollout of high-speed wireless service that could interfere with aircraft technology that measures altitude....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Empty aisles...

Gwangjang Market in Jongno District, central Seoul, has only few customers on Thursday. The Covid-19 pandemic, which started exactly two years ago in Korea, has taken a toll on small businesses....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

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Finance minister describes policy tightrope...

The Korean economy faces uncertainty as the upsurge in Covid cases, external risks and fiscal issues could constrain an economic recovery, the country's finance minister said Thursday....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Japan may delay listing mine with Korean forced laborers as Unesco site...

Japan may delay its plan to recommend the Sado mine, where Koreans were forced to do labor, as a Unesco World Heritage site, according to local media reports in Tokyo. "The government intends to put off recommending the Sado Gold Mine as a......

 2022-01-20 10:55 

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Hyundai Motor teams up with IonQ on batteries...

Hyundai Motor said Thursday it has partnered with U.S. quantum computer firm IonQ for battery development....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

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Streaming in Korea keeps snaring viewers...

Over 34 percent of Koreans were paid subscribers to over-the-top (OTT) media, or video streaming services, a survey showed Thursday....

 2022-01-20 10:55 

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Foreign securities held by Koreans hits an all-time high...

Korean investors' holdings of foreign securities touched a new all-time high in 2021 on an overseas investment boom, data showed Thursday....

 2022-01-20 10:12 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Daily cases jump to over 6,000 for 1st time in nearly month amid omicron woes...

(ATTN: UPDATES with latest figure in 7th para) SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&ap......

 2022-01-20 10:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kwon, Giron advance to second round at Australian Open...

Kwon Soon-woo will advance to the second round of the men's doubles tournament at the Australian Open with partner Marcos Giron of the United States after beating Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan and Jan Zieliski of Poland in straight sets on Thursday...

 2022-01-20 10:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG's new medical device helps you feel no pain...

LG Electronics released a pain relief device for the Korean market, its latest healthcare product....

 2022-01-20 10:00 

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Search continues...

Workers on Thursday dismantle a tower crane that slanted after the collapse of the outer wall of the high-rise Hwajeong I-Park apartment under construction in Gwangju earlier this month....

 2022-01-20 10:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

Worker at Posco steel plant struck by vehicle and killed...

A worker at Posco's Pohang Steelworks in North Gyeongsang died on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 09:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Pandemic response shifts to Omicron variant...

Thursday was the second anniversary of Korea's first Covid-19 case being reported, and health authorities warned that a surge of new infections was possible with the Omicron variant....

 2022-01-20 09:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul City looks to beat climate change and conquer carbon...

Seoul City announced plans to build up its climate change resilience and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050....

 2022-01-20 09:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor tries U-Turn in China strategy...

Hyundai Motor Group achieved record-breaking sales in the United States and Europe last year -- while floundering in China....

 2022-01-20 09:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Jong-un rattles saber of nuclear, ICBM tests...

North Korea could end a self-imposed moratorium on nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests, according to state media on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 09:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon rallies support from Hong Joon-pyo at closed dinner meeting...

The main opposition People Power Party's presidential candidate Yoon Suk-yeol held a closed-door dinner meeting with PPP lawmaker Hong Joon-pyo on Wednesday to ask for Hong's support with his election campaign....

 2022-01-20 09:33 

Yonhap News

Worker killed in POSCO steel mill accident...

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- A worker died at a plant of South Korea's top steelmaker P......

 2022-01-20 09:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Kakao names Namkoong Whon as new CEO...

(ATTN: ADDS other info in last 2 paras)By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- Kakao C......

 2022-01-20 09:12 

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NSC to prepare for possibility of escalating tensions as N. Korea hints at resuming major weapons tests...

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- The presidential National Security Council (NSC) said Thursday ......

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

South, U.S. take differing stances on North's recent launches...

Washington and Seoul are exhibiting different responses to North Korea's recent business-as-usual provocations. Officials of the two allied governments have had multiple phone calls together this month, especially following the series of ballistic......

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Taeguk Ladies kick off Asian Cup bid with Vietnam game...

The Korean national women's football team will start their bid to win their first AFC Women's Asian Cup trophy with their opening match against Vietnam on Friday....

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean galleries band together to hold an event in protest of auction houses...

In a gesture of protest against major Korean auction houses, the association of Korean commercial galleries will hold its first-ever auction next Wednesday. Coincidentally, the auction's preview will start on Monday, when K Auction, one of the......

 2022-01-20 09:04 

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Stocks rebound, rising 0.72 percent, as China cuts rate...

Stocks rebounded Thursday as investors moved to buy oversold stocks after the recent stock plunge and China's interest rate cut....

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

[TEST DRIVE] New Rexton Sports Khan offers unfashionable functionality...

There is one area cash-strapped SsangYong Motor is doing well in — pick-up trucks....

 2022-01-20 09:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Glovis introduces used car listing platform...

Hyundai Glovis introduced an online used-car listing service on Thursday. It's called Autobell....

 2022-01-20 08:28 

Yonhap News

Wizit to raise 2.5 bln won via stock sale...

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- Wizit Co.on Thursday announced that it will sell stocks to rais......

 2022-01-20 08:25 

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Veteran KBO pitcher at peace with retirement, 'happy' with long career...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- Counting his years as a student-athlete, pitche......

 2022-01-20 08:20 

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(LEAD) Women's nat'l football coach planning to unleash players at top Asian tournament...

(ATTN: ADDS comments from Vietnamese coach in paras 9-11)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Y......

 2022-01-20 08:11 

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Lee says Moon gov't should be clear, firm with N. Korea...

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- Ruling party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said Thursday......

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

2022.1.20 Hotel Events...

Fairmont Ambassador Seoul. Through Feb. 2: Fairmont Ambassador Seoul announces the launch of its 2022 Lunar New Year Hamper Set selection. This year's 2022 Lunar New Year Hamper Set selection reveals a diverse range of luxury gifts......

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Momo on radio...

Girl group Momoland poses for photos on Thursday before going into local broadcaster SBS's building situated in Yangcheon District, western Seoul to record the radio program...

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Beauty YouTuber Song Ji-ah threatens legal actions against false commenters...

Beauty YouTuber Song Ji-ah, who rose to global fame due to her appearance on Netflix Korea's dating reality show "Single's Inferno," said she'll take legal measures against those spreading false allegations about her. Earlier during th...

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Spurs pull off dramatic last-minute comeback to beat Leicester...

Tottenham Hotspur pulled off one of the most remarkable comebacks in Premier League history against Leicester on Wednesday, scoring two goals in the very last seconds of injury time to turn a 2-1 loss into a 3-2 win in the final minutes of the game....

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mamamoo’s Moonbyul tops iTunes charts with third solo EP...

Moonbyul of girl group Mamamoo's third solo EP "6equence," released on Wednesday, topped the iTunes albums chart in 20 regions. The lead track "Lunatic" also topped the iTunes songs chart in 11 countries such as Brazil, the Philippines...

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nashville takes Seoul by storm in the form of hot chicken sandwiches...

Nashville Hot Chicken is gaining popularity in a country which has high standards for fried chicken. In particular since last year, Nashville Hot Chicken sandwiches are becoming the trendy must-try dish among the nation's young people. Even Dunkin......

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Calling it a day...

Doosan Bears pitcher Yoo Hee-kwan takes one last visit to the mound at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in southern Seoul during his retirement ceremony on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Namkoong Whon named CEO of Kakao...

Namkoong Whon was named CEO of Kakao following a massive Kakao Pay share dump that led to a series of resignations. He currently heads the company's Future Initiative Center....

 2022-01-20 08:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

FSS to push exchange, financial companies to support fintech...

The Financial Supervisory Services (FSS) will lean on the Korea Exchange and financial institutions to support fintech companies....

 2022-01-20 07:43 

Yonhap News

Women's nat'l football coach planning to unleash players at top Asian tournament...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- Colin Bell, head coach of the South Korean wome......

 2022-01-20 07:39 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks rebound on bargain hunting, China's rate cut...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ......

 2022-01-20 07:38 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Jan. 20, 2022...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.444 ......

 2022-01-20 07:18 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korea announces amnesty for convicted people to mark late leaders' birthdays...

(ATTN: ADDS more info, background in last 3 paras; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Yonhap......

 2022-01-20 07:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

SBS drama 'Our Beloved Summer' lands on Netflix's Top 10 TV shows list...

SBS drama series "Our Beloved Summer," featuring actors Kim Da-mi and Choi Woo-shik, ranked No. 9 on the Top 10 TV shows on Netflix for Jan. 19. The show proved to be especially popular in Asian countries, topping the daily Netflix charts in......

 2022-01-20 07:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Girl group fromis_9 continues to see success as sales of new EP soar...

Girl group fromis_9 saw CD sales for its new EP...

 2022-01-20 07:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

French actor Gaspard Ulliel is dead at 37...

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, local authorities said. He was 37. Ulliel portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in ......

 2022-01-20 07:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Actor Ji Sung to play twin brothers in upcoming tvN drama series...

Actor Ji Sung will challenge himself to play a double role in the upcoming tvN drama series "Adamas." "Adamas" centers around twin brothers — both of whom will be portrayed by Ji Sung —who pursue the truth behind a case which o...

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