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 2021-08-04 03:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chon Jong-won misses out on sport climbing final...

Chon Jong-won finished 10th in the sport climbing combined qualifications on Tuesday evening, failing to advance to the final at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-08-04 02:35 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks extend gains late Wed. morning on tech gains...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks extended their gains late Wednesday morning,......

 2021-08-04 02:34 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) S. Korea shocks Turkey to reach semifinals in women's volleyball...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea stunned Turkey in five sets in the q......

 2021-08-04 02:15 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) SK Innovation swings to black in Q2, to hive off battery biz...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, comments in 14-15, 20-26)By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Aug. 4 ......

 2021-08-04 02:10 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N.K. officials attend Russian Embassy's exhibition, resume in-person diplomacy...

(ATTN: ADDS N.K's vice foreign minister's statement in paras 5-6) SEOUL, Aug. ......

 2021-08-04 02:05 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2021-08-04 02:00 

Yonhap News

Korean carmakers ask EU to be considerate with new carbon policy...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean carmakers called on the European Union to be consid......

 2021-08-04 01:56 

Yonhap News

Imported car sales up 23 pct in July amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea rose 23 percent in Jul......

 2021-08-04 01:45 

Yonhap News

Military reports 3 COVID-19 cases...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Two Army cadets and an Air Force civilian employee have tested p......

 2021-08-04 01:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] Z세대의 이상형으로 떠오른 가상 인플루언서...

Virtual influencers - fictional characters with computer-generated likenesses on social media were considered niche phenomena in Korea, but they are increasingly marching into the mainstream....

 2021-08-04 01:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

T1419's 'Before Sunrise Part. 3' set for Aug. 23 release...

T1419 will soon release...

 2021-08-04 01:06 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) New cases spike to over 1,700, almost 40 pct of population gets 1st jabs...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in paras 14, 20) SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's d......

 2021-08-04 00:37 

Yonhap News

New cases spike to over 1,700; almost 40 pct of population gets 1st jabs...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases sharply bounced b......

 2021-08-04 00:32 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 1,214 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 179,123: KDCA...
 2021-08-04 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 2 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 2,106: KDCA...
 2021-08-04 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 1,725 new coronavirus cases, total at 203,926: KDCA...
 2021-08-04 00:30 

Yonhap News

'Mogadishu' tops 1 mln admissions on 7th day of release...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Homegrown actioner...

 2021-08-04 00:26 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open higher on Wall Street rallies...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Wednesday, tracking overnight ......

 2021-08-04 00:13 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) SK Innovation swings to black in Q2, to hive off battery biz...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead; UPDATES throughout with more details; ADDS photo)By Kim Eun......

 2021-08-04 00:12 

Yonhap News

Samsung slips to 2nd spot in European smartphone market in Q2: report...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. dropped to second place in the European ......

 2021-08-04 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,038.96 UP 2.85 points (open)...
 2021-08-04 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,246.65 UP 9.51 points (open)...
 2021-08-04 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,149.0 won UP from 1,148.3 won...
 2021-08-04 00:00 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Modern pentathlon to start Thursday, with S. Korea chasing 1st medal...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's quest for its first Olympic m......

 2021-08-04 00:00 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) schedule-Day 13...

TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following is the list of events for South Korean athletes Th......

 2021-08-04 00:00 

Yonhap News

(Yonhap Feature) S. Korean food companies eye vegan market, but will this change culture?...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Living as a vegetarian in South Korea is not an e......

 2021-08-03 23:49 

Yonhap News

SKC Q2 net profit up 875.9 pct. to 77.1 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- SKC Ltd. on Wednesday reported its second-quarter net income of ......

 2021-08-03 23:38 

Yonhap News

Hyundai, Kia U.S. sales up 26 pct in July...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Corp. said Wednesday the......

 2021-08-03 23:32 

Yonhap News

N.K. officials attend Russian Embassy's exhibition, resume in-person diplomacy...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- North Korean officials attended a photo exhibition held by the R......

 2021-08-03 23:19 

Yonhap News

17 pct of big business CEOs buy company shares amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- Nearly 2 in 10 CEOs of large firms in South Korea have purchased......

 2021-08-03 23:08 

Yonhap News

SK Innovation swings to profits in Q2...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- SK Innovation Co. on Wednesday reported its second-quarter net i......

 2021-08-03 22:23 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) U.S. will not accept nuclear N. Korea despite N. Korean ambitions: U.S. official...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks, more information in last 5 paras)By Byun Duk-kun ......

 2021-08-03 22:15 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 4)...

Buy more vaccines Since two Koreans have been infected with the Delta Plus variant of th......

 2021-08-03 22:15 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Aug. 4)...

Populist moveGovernor hit for universal relief scheme Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung ha......

 2021-08-03 22:14 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 4)...

Soaring exportsKorea's outbound shipments grow at record pace amid potential hurdles ......

 2021-08-03 22:14 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2021-08-03 22:04 

Yonhap News

U.S. will not accept nuclear N. Korea despite N. Korean ambitions: U.S. official...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- The United States will never accept a nuc......

 2021-08-03 21:17 

Yonhap News

Any decision on U.S.-S. Korea joint military drill will be result of coordination: Pentagon...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- Any decisions on military exercises betwe......

 2021-08-03 21:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's FX reserves hit record high in July on weaker dollar...

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign reserves rose to an all-time high in ......

 2021-08-03 14:25 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) medal standings...

TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- Below are the medal standings for the top 10 countries at the To......

 2021-08-03 13:38 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Weightlifter hopeful for better future after pushing himself to limits...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- As he was preparing for the Tokyo Olympics in a ......

 2021-08-03 13:10 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) New cases stay in 1,200s for 2nd day, no signs of letup amid 4th wave of pandemic...

(ATTN: UPDATES info in paras 6-7) SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new......

 2021-08-03 13:10 

KBS World

Women's Volleyball Team Defeats Turkey to Advance to Olympic Semifinals...

[Sports] : The South Korean women's volleyball team defeated Turkey in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday, advancing to the semifinal where they are set to face either Brazil or the Russian Olympic Committee(ROC).South Korea, ranking 13th in the w...

 2021-08-03 13:09 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) S. Korea goes quiet for 1st time; diver has country's best performance...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea did not win a medal on Tuesday at th......

 2021-08-03 13:08 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Medal prospect finishes out of contention in weightlifting...

By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- Weightlifter Jin Yun-seong ended up off the podi......

 2021-08-03 13:00 

Korea Herald

FM Chung calls for ASEAN's support for peninsula peace efforts...

Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong has asked the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to back Seoul's efforts to foster a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula after the recent restoration of inter-Korean communication lines, his office said W...

 2021-08-03 12:56 

Yonhap News

U.S. raises travel advisory for S. Korea by a notch amid surge in COVID-19 infections...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- The United States has raised its travel a......

 2021-08-03 12:49 

The Chosun Ilbo

Moon to Get More Bodyguards Than His Predecessors...

Cheong Wa Dae has more than doubled the security detail for President Moon Jae-in once he retires to his private home in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province next May.Moon will be given 65 bodyguards rather than the 27 assigned to his predecessors when they...

 2021-08-03 12:48 

KBS World

Heat Wave Alerts Issued in 173 Regions across S. Korea...

[Domestic] : Heat wave alerts have been issued in 173 regions around South Korea on Wednesday, including warnings enforced throughout Seoul.The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said heat wave warnings were issued throughout the capital city as of ...

 2021-08-03 12:46 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Reports 2 Delta Plus Variant Infections...

The Delta variant now accounts for more than 60 percent of new COVID-19 infections in Korea and on Tuesday the first two cases of the Delta plus variant were reported here. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Tuesday that analysis of 3,01...

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