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 2020-10-29 11:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

[NEWS ANALYSIS] Gaming out Lee Kun-hee's estate suggests a few options...

Analysts are starting to crunch the numbers on the estate of Lee Kun-hee to see what's what and whether his passing will be of significance to Korea's largest company, Samsung Electronics....

 2020-10-29 11:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rise in retail investors pushes up Nonghyup net profit...

Nonghyup Financial Group saw its net profit increase in the third quarter, driven up by profit collected from retail investor brokerage fees paid to affiliate Nonghyup Securities....

 2020-10-29 11:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Calling all art lovers, head south this fall...

Fall has been the best season for art lovers to travel through Korea. Now the social distancing regulations have loosened, two biennial exhibitions in major southeastern cities, the Busan Biennale and Changwon Sculpture Biennale, opened their doors.....

 2020-10-29 10:59 

Yonhap News

Doosan Heavy wins 400 bln won order to build hydropower plant in Nepal...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction C......

 2020-10-29 10:44 

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S. Korea awards medals to USFK members to celebrate alliance...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Thursday presented medals to seven U.S. Forces K......

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Baskin Robbins opens new store in 'old' village...

Baskin Robbins opened a new store in the hanok village of Samcheong-dong, Jongno District, central Seoul, announced the company Thursday....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Spicy ramyeon zombie apocalypse? No, just Korea eating the world....

Time was when kimchi was Korea's most famous export — not anymore....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

CL drops two new tracks after 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' performance...

Rapper and singer-songwriter CL performed her latest song "HWA" for the very first time on "The Late Late Show with James Cordon" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, marking her second appearance on the show. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the "H...

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lotte goes semi-dark as online shopping booms on...

Lotte Shopping is transforming offline Lotte Marts as it struggles with the rapid rise of online shopping....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon commits Korea to carbon neutrality by 2050...

The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) welcomed President Moon Jae-in's pledge to make Korea carbon neutral by 2050, in line with a concerted global effort to combat change....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Who you gonna call?...

Officials from the Yongsan District Office disinfect streets in Itaewon, central Seoul, on Thursday ahead of Halloween in efforts to prevent new infections of Covid-19....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim You-bin takes the lead in first round of Seokyung Classic...

Jeju's notoriously strong fall winds held off for the first round of the SK Networks Seokyung Ladies Classic, with just a stiff breeze sweeping across the course as Kim You-bin took a one shot lead on Thursday....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea, Japan talk face-to-face on forced labor after a long time...

Korean and Japanese diplomats struggled to make progress on the forced labor compensation issue in their first face-to-face talks since the onset of the pandemic and the inauguration of Japan's new prime minister....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Porsche shows its softer side with charitable giving...

High-performance sports cars are designed to be loud, brash and often abrasive, but automaker Porsche is keen to show off its softer side. Since 2017, the luxury automaker has donated a total of 1.25 billion won to charitable projects in Korea....

 2020-10-29 10:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Mr. Trot' concert to go ahead in Busan at Bexco with reduced audience...

The government office of Haeundae District on Thursday ordered the "Mr. Trot" concert being held at Bexco in Busan this weekend to reduce the number of audience members in fear of another spike in Covid-19 infections. From Friday to Nov. 1, a......

 2020-10-29 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Trick or treat and become a ghost, gov't warns...

Prominent nightclubs throughout Seoul will be shutting their doors on Halloween and even the night before amid mounting concerns over mass outbreaks among partying youth....

 2020-10-29 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

'90s icon 015B values its freedom above all...

A band without a main vocalist that did not appear on TV — 015B was a symbol of Generation X in the 1990s, valuing freedom and new challenges. As one of the most popular bands of the times, it was known for numerous hits such as...

 2020-10-29 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Texas Roadhouse to open, shucking, line dancing and all...

Texas Roadhouse, the American steak chain known for its buckets of unshucked peanuts and free, butter-glazed dinner rolls, is opening its first location in Korea, Hyundai Green Food announced Thursday....

 2020-10-29 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Media scrum...

A throng of reporters fire questions at Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl as Yoon arrives at Daejeon District Prosecutors' Office on Thursday to hold meetings with rank-and-file prosecutors....

 2020-10-29 09:00 

Yonhap News

SK hynix CEO says US$9bln Intel deal 'not expensive'...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Lee Seok-hee, the CEO of SK hynix Inc., said Thursday he believ......

 2020-10-29 08:39 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea urges Japan to show more sincerity to resolve forced labor row...

(ATTN: UPDATES article with results of meetings; RECASTS headline) By Kim Seung-yeon SEO......

 2020-10-29 08:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coupang hires Uber's former CTO...

Thuan Pham, who left the U.S. ride-sharing company earlier this year amid mass layoffs, will also be CTO at the Korean e-commerce company....

 2020-10-29 08:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Assembly votes to allow arrest of lawmaker suspected of campaign finance violations...

For the first time in five years, the National Assembly voted Thursday to allow for the arrest of a sitting lawmaker, who is suspected of falsifying accounts that held campaign funds and illegally receiving donations....

 2020-10-29 08:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver's quarterly revenue breaks $1 billion, hits record...

Naver's revenue broke $1 billion in the third quarter and hit a record as webtoons became international hits....

 2020-10-29 08:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Biologics opens San Francisco R&D center...

Samsung Biologics opened its first overseas research & development (R&D) center in San Francisco on Thursday. The 500-acre research unit is dedicated to the bio-pharmaceutical company's contract development organization (CDO) business....

 2020-10-29 08:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

All still to play for as K League enters its final weekend...

There will be plenty of scoreboard watching and number crunching come Saturday afternoon, as three clubs at the bottom of the K League 1 table will look to avoid relegation in their final matches of 2020....

 2020-10-29 08:27 

Yonhap News

Another delivery worker dies on duty: police...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Police said Thursday they are investigating the death of a parc......

 2020-10-29 08:22 

Yonhap News

Operator of irresponsible parent-naming website found not guilty of defamation...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The operator of a website that exposes the identity of parents ......

 2020-10-29 08:15 

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(LEAD) Ruling party unveils plan to compete in Seoul, Busan mayoral elections next year...

(ATTN: UPDATES with response from main opposition party in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Oct. 29 ......

 2020-10-29 08:13 

Yonhap News

No causal links to overwork found in couriers' deaths: preliminary review...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Preliminary forensic studies into the recent deaths of parcel d......

 2020-10-29 08:12 

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(3rd LD) Supreme Court confirms 17-year prison term for ex-President Lee Myung-bak in corruption case...

(ATTN: UPDATES with latest details in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The Supre......

 2020-10-29 08:11 

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S. Korea may find itself on 'front line of new Cold War' if it joins U.S.-led, anti-China alliance: adviser...

YESAN, South Korea, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea could be placed onto the...

 2020-10-29 08:08 

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'Josee' to give comfort to people amid coronavirus pandemic: director...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The director of the closing film of this year&ap......

 2020-10-29 08:00 

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S. Korea to sell 12.4 tln won worth of Treasurys in November...

SEJONG, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to sell 12.4 trillion won (US$10.9 billion) ......

 2020-10-29 07:49 

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(LEAD) Samsung Engineering's Q3 net profit down 15.9 pct on one-off losses...

(ATTN: UPDATES with company's comments, details and stock prices; ADDS photo) SEOUL......

 2020-10-29 07:47 

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Mando Q3 net income down 25.3 pct. to 39.2 bln won...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Mando Corp. on Thursday reported its third-quarter net profit o......

 2020-10-29 07:44 

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U.S. ambassador awarded Seoul honorary citizenship...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris received honorary c......

 2020-10-29 07:41 

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K-pop artist CL says new song 'HWA' marks new beginning...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- CL, the fierce and talented rapper and singer of......

 2020-10-29 07:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. bucks consensus and backs Yoo for WTO top spot...

Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee was endorsed by the United States to be the next World Trade Organization director-general. The odds,are in favor of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who has the support of Europe as well as Japan and China....

 2020-10-29 07:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rapper Sleepy debuts as a trot singer with a new persona...

Rapper Sleepy has a new new persona Sungwonee through which he debuted as a trot singer with the song "Because of the Money," his agency PVO announced on Thursday. Sung-won is the rapper's real name, and according to the agency, his new person...

 2020-10-29 07:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Local celebrities to sell personal items to raise money for children's charity...

Local celebrities will participate in a charity event titled...

 2020-10-29 07:36 

Yonhap News

September sees 165,000 fewer restaurant, hotel workers amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The number of people working in the restaurant and hotel sector......

 2020-10-29 07:33 

Yonhap News

Justice ministry begins inspection of Seoul prosecution office over financial scam probe...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The Ministry of Justice has begun inspecting the prosecution&ap......

 2020-10-29 07:33 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks fall on global virus surge...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks......

 2020-10-29 07:32 

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KBO increases crowd size, tightens health protocols for postseason in Nov....

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean baseball league announced Thur......

 2020-10-29 07:30 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Oct. 29, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.678 ......

 2020-10-29 07:28 

Yonhap News

No. of foreign residents rises 8 pct to top 2.22 mln in 2019...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The number of foreigners residing in South Korea exceeded 2.22 ......

 2020-10-29 07:23 

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Ruling party unveils plan to compete in Seoul, Busan mayoral elections next year...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- The ruling party on Thursday unveiled a plan to field candidate......

 2020-10-29 07:11 

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Seoul stocks fall on global virus surge...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks closed lower Thursday on foreign and instit......

 2020-10-29 07:10 

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Doosan Infracore Q3 net profit up 54.1 pct. to 82.1 bln won...

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Infracore Co. on Thursday reported its third-quarter net......

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