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 2020-01-21 16:25 

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(LEAD) U.S. welcomes S. Korea's troop dispatch to Strait of Hormuz...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details)By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- The United St......

 2020-01-21 15:34 

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U.S. welcomes S. Korea's troop dispatch to Strait of Hormuz...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States said Tuesday it welcomes South Korea&apo......

 2020-01-21 14:18 

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(5th LD) S. Korea on high alert amid possible human-to-human spread of new coronavirus...

(ATTN: ADDS more information on actions taken by foreign ministry, N. Korean response in p......

 2020-01-21 13:32 

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(LEAD) N. Korea says its moratorium on nuclear, missile testing is over...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in last 2 paras) GENEVA, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea dec......

 2020-01-21 13:28 

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(LEAD) Moon calls for 'comprehensive' defense posture against various security threats...

(ATTN: UPDATES with OPCON issue in paras 10-12, military equipment inspection in last para......

 2020-01-21 13:17 

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N. Korea says its moratorium on nuclear, missile testing is over...

GENEVA, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea declared Tuesday on the global stage that it will ......

 2020-01-21 13:05 

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Hormuz troop dispatch plan causes political controversy...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government's decision to send troops to t......

 2020-01-21 13:02 

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(4th LD) S. Korea on high alert amid possible human-to-human spread of new coronavirus...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in last 3 paras; CHANGES top photo)By Kim Han-joo SEOUL......

 2020-01-21 12:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tax agency gives booze a break...

Korea's tax agency has ordered a round of new measures intended to promote traditional liquors, ease restrictions for their sales online and expand offerings of native yeast strains....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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SK Biopharmaceuticals gets a nod for a nodding-off drug...

SK Biopharmaceuticals received final approval for the sale of a sleep disorder drug in Europe, the company said Tuesday. Solriamfetol, which is sold under the Sunosi brand name, is....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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Three Samsung finance units get young CEOs...

Three finance-related Samsung affiliates will get new, young CEOs, helping them adapt in an industry evolving rapidly. Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Card and Samsung Asset....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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Construction firm adding to global portfolio...

GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) on Tuesday continued a string of planned acquisitions as it moves to expand its footprint abroad, finalizing a deal to purchase a Poland....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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HMM forecasts return to profit later this year...

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) was in the red for 18 consecutive quarters through the third quarter of 2019. The CEO said the company is likely to be making a profit by the third quarter....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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Korean products shine at Vegas kitchen, bath show...

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics showed off their latest kitchen technologies at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, which started Tuesday in Las Vegas. The annual event....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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Commission orders IPTV providers to relax billing...

The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday ordered internet protocol TV (IPTV) service companies to drop contract language allowing them to charge customers who never used the service....

 2020-01-21 12:23 

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Regulator green-lights SK Broadband merger...

The merger between SK Broadband, a subsidiary of Korea's top mobile carrier, SK Telecom, and No. 2 cable TV operator t-broad received a green light as the country's ICT Ministry on....

 2020-01-21 12:22 

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Hanall's dry eye treatment underwhelms in clinical trial...

Another clinical trial by a Korean company has failed, the latest in a series of disappointing outcomes for the sector. In this case, it was a Phase 3 trial of a dry eye treatment by....

 2020-01-21 12:22 

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Hydrogen at top of agenda for Hyundai's top executive...

Continuing Hyundai Motor Group's campaign for a hydrogen-based future, the company's top executive took the main stage at the Hydrogen Council's annual meeting in Paris to argue for....

 2020-01-21 12:22 

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Three-day rally peters out as Kospi falls 1%...

Stocks snapped a three-day rally to end lower Tuesday as foreign and institutional investors offloaded large-cap stocks amid a lack of market momentum. The won sharply fell against....

 2020-01-21 12:22 

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Tada debacle inspires a new political movement...

Call it the revenge of the nerds. A group of tech entrepreneurs announced Thursday the formation of their own political party at the Early Bird Challenge Forum in Gangnam District, southern Seoul....

 2020-01-21 12:22 

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Korea JoongAng Daily gets direct in-link on portals...

Users of Naver and Daum, two of Korea's largest portals, will soon be able to read articles from the Korea JoongAng Daily more conveniently. An independent agency evaluating....

 2020-01-21 11:27 

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Seoul, Washington to modify springtime drills...

South Korea and the United States will modify their springtime combined exercises in order to support diplomatic efforts to denuclearize North Korea, the Ministry of National Defense....

 2020-01-21 11:27 

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Trump equates troops in Korea to foreign aid...

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to suggest Monday that the stationing of American forces in Korea is a form of foreign aid, rejecting the long-held view that the troop presence....

 2020-01-21 11:27 

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Individual tours to North pushed...

South Korea is pushing ahead with individual tourism to North Korea, said an official in Seoul Tuesday, which the government stressed was not subject to global sanctions nor needed the approval of Washington. While South Korea will work to enable its citi...

 2020-01-21 11:27 

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Im Jong-seok set for potential political return...

Speculation grew Tuesday that Im Jong-seok, President Moon Jae-in's former chief of staff, will return to politics as he was selected as a keynote speaker to promote the ruling party's....

 2020-01-21 11:27 

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Celltrion to spend $520M on big factory in Wuhan...

Celltrion Group is spending more than 600 billion won ($520 million) over the next five years to build the largest biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant in China. The Korean biopharmaceutical....

 2020-01-21 11:26 

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Humans can spread virus: China...

The coronavirus that's causing an outbreak of a pneumonia-like illness can be transmitted from person to person, health authorities in China announced Monday night, stoking fears in Korea....

 2020-01-21 11:26 

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Japan's Dokdo claims spur protest from Korea...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a strong protest on Monday over Japan's renewed claims to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, which overshadowed budding efforts to defuse....

 2020-01-21 11:26 

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LKP chairman willing to resign after merger...

Chairman Hwang Kyo-ahn of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) has expressed his intention to surrender his leadership post if the ongoing negotiations about a....

 2020-01-21 10:33 

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(3rd LD) S. Korea on high alert amid possible human-to-human spread of new coronavirus...

(ATTN: COMBINES suspected cases coronavirus results; UPDATES with more details in paras 7)......

 2020-01-21 10:11 

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People with pneumonia-like symptoms test negative for new coronavirus: KCDC...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- People who were held in quarantine after showing pneumonia-like......

 2020-01-21 09:43 

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S. Korean baseball to introduce salary cap in 2023...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top professional baseball le......

 2020-01-21 09:40 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea on high alert amid possible human-to-human spread of new coronavirus...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in lead, paras 2, 8-10, 15; CHANGES photo)By Kim Han-joo ......

 2020-01-21 09:01 

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(5th LD) S. Korea to send troops to Hormuz Strait independently to safeguard people, vessels...

(ATTN: ADDS foreign ministry's comment in 21st para)By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Jan. 21 (......

 2020-01-21 08:59 

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S. Korean Kwon Soon-woo knocked out in opening round at Australian Open...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Kwon Soon-woo crashed out of the first round at th......

 2020-01-21 08:53 

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(4th LD) S. Korea to send troops to Hormuz Strait independently to safeguard people, vessels...

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 2020-01-21 08:47 

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Iran expresses concern about S. Korea's decision on Hormuz dispatch: official...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- Iran has expressed concern about South Korea's decision to......

 2020-01-21 08:38 

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China's new virus reaches Korea...

Korean health authorities on Monday confirmed the country's first case of the mysterious SARS-like coronavirus, stoking fears of an outbreak across Asia. In a press conference, Jung Eun-kyeong, director....

 2020-01-21 08:22 

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(LEAD) Prosecution's direct investigation units to be reduced...

(ATTN: ADDS info in last 4 paras) SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- Direct investigation units ......

 2020-01-21 08:11 

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Korea's exports to rebound next month: finance minister...

GUNSAN, South Korea, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's finance minister voiced hope o......

 2020-01-21 07:47 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Jan. 21, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.330 ......

 2020-01-21 07:45 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks snap 3-day winning streak amid China virus fear...

(ATTN: UPDATES with bond yields at bottom; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- Seoul ......

 2020-01-21 07:41 

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Moon calls for 'comprehensive' defense posture against various security threats...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in ordered South Korea's military Tuesd......

 2020-01-21 07:40 

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(3rd LD) S. Korea to send troops to Hormuz Strait independently to safeguard people, vessels...

(ATTN: ADDS more details, background info in last 5 paras) By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Jan. 21......

 2020-01-21 07:20 

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(LEAD) Nepal resumes search for 4 South Koreans missing in Himalayas...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES paras 2-5 as search resumed) KATHMANDU/SEOUL, Jan......

 2020-01-21 07:14 

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U.S. flies surveillance aircraft over S. Korea amid tensions...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States flew a surveillance aircraft over South Korea......

 2020-01-21 07:12 

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EXO Chen's marriage news leads to demand for expulsion among some angry fans...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- Some angry fans are stepping up their demand that boy band EXO&......

 2020-01-21 07:08 

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Former POWs suing N. Korea for forced labor in captivity...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Tuesday held its first hearing on a damage cla......

 2020-01-21 07:04 

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Seoul stocks snap 3-day winning streak amid China virus fear...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks snapped a three-day rally to end lower Tuesday as ......

 2020-01-21 07:00 

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S. Korea, U.S. to adjust springtime combined exercise for N.K. diplomacy: defense ministry...

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States will modify ......

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