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 2021-01-27 12:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Deliveries postponed...

Participants at a press conference for the general strike of the Taekbae Union, which represents delivery workers, chant their slogans in front of Hanjin Transportation headquarters in Jung District, central Seoul, on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 12:09 

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Incredible stories of Koreans far away from home...

In 2011, the South Korean movie, "My Way" introduced the story of a Korean man who was captured during the Normandy Landings in World War II by the allied forces....

 2021-01-27 12:09 

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Talking shop...

Korean Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki. left, talks with Andreas Bauer, an International Monetary Fund official in charge of Korea, in a teleconference on Thursday....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

DP's Lee apologizes for late mayor's sexual harassment...

Ruling party chairman Lee Nak-yon formally apologized for late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon sexually harassing his former secretary for years on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

To U.S. and away from China is the new investment trend...

Korean companies are turning toward the United States and away from China in moves that are both opportunistic and exercise in risk management, as geopolitics heat up and dangers mount....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Electronics wins a tech Emmy for its OLED TVs...

LG Electronics has won an award for its organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology at the 72nd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards in the United States, the company said Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Display swings to profit in Q4 as OLED sales increase...

LG Display on Wednesday said it shifted to a net profit in the fourth quarter of 2020, on the back of increased demand for its panels for IT products and sales of OLED displays amid the pandemic-induced stay-at-home trend....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

The robots are rising faster in Korea than elsewhere...

Korea has adopted industrial robots more quickly than the United States, Japan and Germany — so fast that it's starting to affect the employment rate for humans and even their wage increases....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

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LG Chem's 2020 net profit breaks 1 trillion won...

According to a regulatory filing, Wednesday, LG Chem reported 30 trillion won in annual revenue, a 9.9-percent increase on year, and 2.35 trillion won in operating profit, which represents a 185.1-percent jump from 2019....

 2021-01-27 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Inspecting the star...

Researchers at the Korea Institute of Fusion Energy inspect the interior of the Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (Kstar) project at the organization's headquarters in Daejeon on Wednesday...

 2021-01-27 11:14 

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Big Hit, Naver and YG join forces in a big K-pop stock swap...

KRX-listed Big Hit Entertainment is undertaking a stock swap with Naver that will leave the two companies as partners in a venture that will own and run Naver's V Live. In the transaction, Naver will transfer its V Live unit to ......

 2021-01-27 11:14 

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Coronavirus cases crack 500 after school outbreaks...

New daily Covid-19 cases shot back over 500, the highest figure in 10 days, with outbreaks from missionary schools spreading across the country....

 2021-01-27 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Electronics signs deal with Qualcomm on 5G for cars...

LG Electronics is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies for the development of 5G automotive platforms, its senior executive has said, as the Korean tech company tries to expand its presence in the automotive business for future growth....

 2021-01-27 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul stocks slip as foreign investors sell...

Stocks slumped after a choppy session Wednesday, largely due to heavy foreign selling related to concerns over fiscal policy tightening in major financial markets. The won rose against the dollar....

 2021-01-27 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonju gets a 3-D twin to help with urban planning...

Imagine seeing a 3-D model of Jeonju, North Jeolla, from a bird's eye view....

 2021-01-27 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Household's net profit rises 3.2 percent in 2020...

LG Household & Health Care reported 813.1 billion won ($735.6 million) in net profit in 2020, up 3.2 percent year-on-year....

 2021-01-27 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kia's 2020 net profit drops 17.7% as revenue hits record high...

Kia's net profit dropped 17.7 percent in 2020, hit by slow demand for cars amid the Covid-19 pandemic, provisioning costs related to the problematic Theta 2 engine and a walkout by its labor union in the latter half of the year....

 2021-01-27 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kang and Blinken agree nuclear issue is high priority...

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed that the North Korean nuclear issue should be treated as an urgent manner under the Joe Biden administration in their first phone call Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Monthly births hit an all-time low in November 2020...

According to Statistics Korea on Wednesday, in Nhttps://ijam.joins.net/resources/image_onln_path/2021/01/27/dc246a46-1d51-4f72-804b-caf97ca47520.jpgovember 20,085 newborns were reported, which is a 15.3 percent decline year-on-year, or 3,642 fewer....

 2021-01-27 09:24 

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Busan International Film Festival director announces he's stepping down...

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) director Jay Jeon, known as Jeon Yang-jun in Korean, is leaving the position after 25 years, he announced through his Facebook account on Tuesday. In a post titled "Leaving BIFF," Jeon started off by saying...

 2021-01-27 09:24 

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Star pianist Cho Seong-jin to give world premiere of newly discovered Mozart piece...

Korea's star pianist Cho Seong-jin will give a world premiere of Mozart's recently discovered piano piece, "Allegro in D K626b/16" at the Great Hall of the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation at 6 p.m. on Jan. 27, which is 2 a.m. on Jan. 28 ......

 2021-01-27 08:29 

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Hotels enjoy a small boom catering to families with kids...

Yoo In-seong, 47, a resident of Paju, Gyeonggi, recently visited a hotel to enjoy a leisurely vacation with his wife and children. The kids spent time at a kid's library at the hotel playing games while he and his wife got a massage....

 2021-01-27 08:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Director Lee In-eui's latest film takes inspiration from his own experiences...

Director Lee In-eui describes himself as a "pervert." He's labeled himself this way simply because he says his main motivation for life comes from relationships and the interactions that come with them. His second feature film, "The ABCs o...

 2021-01-27 08:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

New Wyverns name may have some 'sucky' connotations...

If Shinsegae chooses to go with the SSG brand for the Wyverns, it could come with some unfortunate connotations. The word...

 2021-01-27 08:29 

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Mercedes-Benz to offer 2 new all-electrics and a new app...

Mercedes-Benz Korea will introduce two all-electric vehicles this year and start a membership mobile app for local customers, making Korea the first country targeted for the feature....

 2021-01-27 07:34 

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Streaming services ordered to change refund terms...

It has ordered six online video streaming service or over-the-top providers — Netflix, Wavve, Tving, Seezn, Watcha and YouTube — to change their terms of service....

 2021-01-27 07:34 

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Moon talks to Xi, asks for help with North Korea...

Chinese President Xi Jinping replied positively to President Moon Jae-in's request for Beijing to play a constructive role in resolving the North Korean nuclear issue through dialogue, the Blue House said....

 2021-01-27 07:33 

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tvN’s 'Hotel Del Luna' set for musical adaptation...

Hit tvN's drama series "Hotel Del Luna" (2019) will be turned into a musical, production company Showplay said Wednesday. It will hit the stage in 2022. Starring popular singer-actor Lee Ji-eun, better known as IU, and Yeo Jin-goo ......

 2021-01-27 06:38 

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Winner's Kang Seung-yoon to drop his first solo album in March...

Kang Seung-yoon of boy band Winner will be dropping his first solo album in March, YG Entertainment announced Wednesday. Though it will be his first solo work since becoming a member of Winner, which made a debut in 2014, it's not his ......

 2021-01-27 06:38 

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BTOB stirs controversy again, this time with some questionable hand gestures...

K-pop boy band BTOB continues to be at the center of controversy, this time with hand gestures the members made during a live online concert on Jan. 23. During the online concert, several members of BTOB 4U, a subunit of now six-member ......

 2021-01-27 05:43 

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Hwang Hee-chan, Kim Min-jae linked to Premier League clubs...

Korean international stars Hwang Hee-chan and Kim Min-jae have both been linked to English Premier League clubs over the last few weeks, but with the transfer window set to close this weekend there is still no sign of a deal for either player....

 2021-01-27 02:03 

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Blackpink to appear for second time on the Late Late Show...

Prior its first-ever livestream concert...

 2021-01-27 00:13 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 계란 부족할까 두려움 빠진 소비자들로 시장 혼란...

With egg prices soaring, supermarkets are rationing purchases as panic grips consumers and the government intervenes....

 2021-01-26 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kosdaq passes 1,000 in trading for first time in 20 years...

Korea's tech-heavy Kosdaq index punched through 1,000 during trading on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Delivering on its promises...

CJ Logistics in October said it will be hiring 4,000 people by March whose jobs will be exclusively sorting parcels to ease the burden on deliverymen....

 2021-01-26 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Latest missionary school cluster spreads to Gangwon...

A group of 39 people from a Christian missionary school in Daejeon were confirmed Covid-19 positive Tuesday while visiting a church in Hongcheon County, Gangwon, raising concern about the virus cluster's spread across regions....

 2021-01-26 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Travel ban on former vice minister may be CIO's first case...

The travel ban issued against scandal-ridden former Vice Justice Minister Kim Hak-eui may become the first case to be probed by the government's new corruption investigation agency....

 2021-01-26 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Biologics reports an 18.8-percent rise in net profit...

Samsung Biologics reported a record year in 2020, on Tuesday, with annual revenue breaking 1 trillion won ($94 million). The achievement comes nine years after the firm was formed in 2011....

 2021-01-26 11:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Commercial vehicle sales drop 6.9 percent in 2020...

Sales of imported commercial vehicles in Korea fell 6.9 percent in 2020 from a year earlier on lower demand amid the coronavirus pandemic, an industry association said Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 11:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Budding guitar heroes...

Guitar sales rose 44 percent between Dec. 25 and Jan. 24 as more people have been staying home due to the strict social distancing due to Covid-19....

 2021-01-26 11:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nowhere to go...

Removing the license plates stops the government from taxing bus companies and saves money on insurance, reducing maintenance costs for bus companies hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-26 11:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Steelmakers fined by the FTC for collusion over pricing...

Korea's antitrust regulator said Tuesday it has decided to fine seven steelmakers a combined 300 billion won ($272 million) for colluding to fix the purchase price of steel scrap....

 2021-01-26 11:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Next on the agenda...

The Samsung Electronics compliance committee led by former Supreme Court Justice Kim Ji-hyung and the CEOs of seven Samsung Group companies meets at the Samsung Electronics headquarters in Seocho District, southern Seoul on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Beijing ships cross the line again...

A Chinese warship came within 40 kilometers of South Korea's Baekryeong Island in December in what serves as another example of Beijing flexing its muscles in the Yellow Sea....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ruling party's race for Seoul mayor heats up...

Former Minister of SMEs and Startups Park Young-sun confirmed a run in the Seoul mayoral by-election on Tuesday, the second for the ruling Democratic Party (DP)....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

FOMO jumps the Han as young buyers panic over property...

The fear-of-missing-out epidemic has crossed the Han, as buyers in their 20s and 30s push up the price of properties north of the river....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

GDP growth goes negative for only the third time...

Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) fell 1 percent last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank of Korea said Tuesday, marking the lowest growth rate in 22 years....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Small concert venues implore the government for help as they reach the end of the line...

Major K-pop bands and companies managed to dodge a heavy blow from the coronavirus last year by taking solace online, but it turns out that for those whose options were strictly limited to staying in the tangible world, especially indie concert ......

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

What went up must come down as Kospi falls 2.14%...

Stocks dropped more than 2 percent Tuesday as foreign and institutional investors took profits after the Kospi hit an all-time high the previous session. The won fell against the dollar....

 2021-01-26 10:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Leveraged punters worry the financial regulators...

Individuals borrowing money to buy stocks and properties are worrying the regulators....

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