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 2020-09-30 22:02 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 클래식과 새로움이 공존하는 서울의 디저트 지도...

You can rely on a bite of something sweet when stressed, especially during the pandemic, when visits to restaurants and cafes are limited. Small pastry shops all across Seoul may give you the lift you need, or at least a sugar high......

 2020-09-30 22:02 

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Buffet restaurants adapt to pandemic by nixing the buffets...

With their popularity in a free fall amid the pandemic, buffet restaurants are now trying to claw their way back to profitability by abandoning buffets....

 2020-09-30 07:05 

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Sale of Doosan Infracore stake could be opportunity for Hyundai Heavy...

Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak earlier this year, Doosan Group has been busy trying to sell off assets to improve its financial structure....

 2020-09-29 06:42 

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Ryu and Kim set for Chuseok starts as Wild Card Series begins...

With the MLB's shortened 60-game season now completed, three of the four Korean major leaguers are expected to appear in the postseason this year....

 2020-09-29 05:46 

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Super Junior’s Kyuhyun releases teaser for new song's music video...

Super Junior's Kyuhyun will release a teaser video for his new song "Daystar" on Tuesday, to bring more attention to the upcoming music video which is set to drop next week. The song is part of the singer's "Project: Season," for w...

 2020-09-29 04:50 

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BTS once again tops Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart...

BTS has topped Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart once again with its latest single "Dynamite," according to the latest update which was announced via the chart's official Twitter account on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 02:02 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 백신 상온 노출, 무료 접종 긴급 중단...

A government project offering free flu shots to the nation's old and young was abruptly halted Tuesday after health authorities announced faulty procedures in deliveries. Some vaccines were left at room temperature as they were being shipped......

 2020-09-28 11:06 

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Smart massage...

Two models pose next to LG Electronics' new premium massage chair...

 2020-09-28 11:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

[SPONSORED REPORTS] SK Broadband B tv launches its first original content...

On the Sept. 19, SK Broadband released the first two episodes of its first original content drama, "Zombie Detective" on B tv as video on demand, or VOD. According to B tv's weekend audience rating survey for Sept. 19 and 20,......

 2020-09-28 11:06 

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Digital art collective teamLab combines humans and nature...

Amid heated controversy over whether Instagram-friendly, spectacular digital images are now a field of contemporary art or just high-tech attractions, one of the world's most famous collectives for such works, teamLab, started a solo exhibition.....

 2020-09-28 11:06 

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Bus voyage...

The country's largest automaker said Monday that it exported a total of four fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) — two Nexo FCEVs and two Elec City fuel-cell electric buses to Saudi Arabia....

 2020-09-28 11:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Magok's Space K Seoul transforms area into arts and culture hot spot...

Magok, located in a far western area of Seoul, 10 minutes from Gimpo International Airport by car, is emerging as a new hot place for arts and culture. A fortnight ago, Kolon Group opened an art museum named Space K Seoul in the area......

 2020-09-28 11:06 

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Shake Shack discovers gochujang...

SPC Group, which operates Shake Shack, a New York-based burger chain, said Monday a new line of sandwiches will be available in stores using the traditional Korean red pepper sauce, Gochujang....

 2020-09-28 11:06 

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Celltrion plans merger, holding company transition...

Celltrion Pharm's stock price rose Monday following the company's announcement that it would merge three affiliates and adopt a holding company structure by 2021....

 2020-09-28 10:10 

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Honk against Moon this Saturday, lose your license...

Seoul's police chief Monday threatened to suspend or revoke the driver's license of anyone who participates in a so-called car rally anywhere in the capital on Foundation Day this Saturday, as activists refuse to comply with social distancing rule...

 2020-09-28 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Big Hit Entertainment IPO price set at maximum 135,000 won...

The offering price of Big Hit Entertainment's upcoming initial public offering (IPO) has been set at 135,000 won ($115) per share, the highest possible within the planned range, based on book building last week with institutional investors....

 2020-09-28 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stray Kids to drop first EP in Japan on Nov. 4...

Idol group Stray Kids will drop its first EP in Japan titled "ALL IN" on Nov. 4, according to its agency JYP....

 2020-09-28 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Customers Council announces winners of Brand of the Year 2020...

BTS, Kang Daniel, Ssak3 and Oh My Girl are just some of the most popular talents who have been widely recognized in the entertainment scene in Korea this year....

 2020-09-28 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't to enforce new measures to protect aspiring young talent...

The government will enforce stricter measures to protect the rights of aspiring underage talents working in the entertainment scene. The Culture Ministry announced that management agencies will have to disclose more information about their practices....

 2020-09-28 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Three women, one English class and a mystery to solve...

As the retro trend continues to dominate Korea these days, lead actors Go Ah-sung, Lee Som and Park Hye-soo will take audiences to a corporate environment in the mid-90s in their upcoming film "Samjin Co. English Class."...

 2020-09-28 10:10 

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North Korea tried to rescue official: Defense Ministry...

North Korean troops attempted to rescue a South Korean fisheries official stranded in their waters for hours last Tuesday before the "situation changed drastically" and resulted in the man's killing, Seoul's Ministry of National Defense sa...

 2020-09-28 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kakao Pay aims to go public in the first half of next year...

Kakao's mobile payment service Kakao Pay is preparing to go public by the first half of next year confirmed the company's spokesperson on Monday....

 2020-09-28 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

New legislation on online shopping proposed by FTC...

The antitrust agency announced new legislation to make online retail more accountable after online transactions surged during the global coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-28 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Average selling price of Seoul apartments hits 1 million won...

Despite government claims that real estate prices have been stabilized, the average selling price for an apartment in Seoul exceeded 1 billion won ($852,000) for the first time in a single month....

 2020-09-28 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

No wrongdoing by Choo or family, prosecutors find...

The prosecution on Monday cleared Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae of allegations that she had abused her power to arrange special treatment for her son while he was serving the military in 2017....

 2020-09-28 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks gain on rally led by U.S. tech firms...

Stocks advanced more than 1 percent Monday, buoyed by rallies in the United States and a rush by local bargain hunters. The won fell against the dollar....

 2020-09-28 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon calls for restoring communications with the North after killing at sea...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged North Korea to restore its severed military communication lines to maintain emergency communications following last week's shooting death of a South Korean fisheries official by soldiers in the North....

 2020-09-28 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Son Heung-min out for 'a while' with hamstring injury...

Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur is expected to take a short break due to injury. During the Spurs Premier League match against Newcastle at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Son once again started the match but was substituted after the first half....

 2020-09-28 08:18 

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Blackpink reveals the name of its first album's title track, 'Lovesick Girls'...

Blackpink has unveiled the name of the title track of its first-ever album set to be released on Oct. 2 — "Lovesick Girls." The group's agency YG Entertainment posted a teaser image on its official blog Monday....

 2020-09-28 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Soaring iron ore prices batter Korea's steelmakers...

The price of iron ore, the key ingredient for steelmaking, reached its highest level in more than six years this month, surpassing $130 per ton....

 2020-09-28 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS among performers at Lotte Duty Free 40th anniversary concert...

Lotte Duty Free completed its annual family concert on Sunday in celebration of the company's 40th anniversary....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Turning a top Esports franchise into a successful business...

It may have only been a year since John Kim joined T1, but the Esports team's chief operating officer (COO) is already thinking global....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

ARMY celebrates RM's birthday by planting a forest...

To celebrate BTS member RM's birthday, fans decided to create another forest named after their favorite K-pop star. Over 200 trees have been planted in an area in Ichon Hangang Park, central Seoul, to celebrate RM's 26th birthday....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

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Law firm Shin & Kim announces new recruits...

Law firm Shin & Kim vowed to strengthen its international tax practice with four new recruits, including a new team leader....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kyobo Life Insurance gets greenlight to enter Myanmar...

Kyobo Life Insurance will be able to start selling insurance products in Myanmar by the end of next year after receiving business approval from the Myanmar government, the company announced Monday....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Singer Ailee to drop first EP in 10 months on Oct. 6...

Ailee is back with a ballad. The singer will drop a single on Oct. 6 that is perfect for listening to in the fall season....

 2020-09-28 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Test Drive] New Chevrolet Colorado can handle anything Korea throws at it...

YEONGJONG, Incheon — Muddy puddles, steep hills and rocky streams were not enough to stop Chevrolet's new Colorado pickup truck from barging through an artificial off-road course set up at Oseong Mountain on Yeongjong Island, Incheon....

 2020-09-28 06:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tada tries again with new taxi ride-hailing service...

After a legislative reform forced Tada to halt its popular van-hailing service, the company is hoping for a comeback after obtaining a government license to restart its business....

 2020-09-28 03:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

New BTS album will be released Nov. 20...

K-pop phenomenon BTS is getting ready to meet fans with its new album "BE" on Nov. 20. It announced the news of the forthcoming release on social media Monday....

 2020-09-28 00:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 방탄소년단 타임캡슐...

President Moon Jae-in, third from left, poses holding the 'Year 2039 Gift' box with K-pop group BTS at the inaugural Youth Day ceremony at Nokjiwon, a verdant garden inside the presidential compound Blue House, in central Seoul on Saturday. The......

 2020-09-27 10:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Assembly delegation begins diplomatic trip to Sweden and Germany...

National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug is visiting Sweden and Germany as part of a delegation of lawmakers, beginning Sunday, to boost bilateral ties with European nations, his office said. The trip is Park's first since taking office as......

 2020-09-27 10:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Most social distancing rules to remain through Chuseok break...

Amid worrying signs that people will not forgo travel during the upcoming Chuseok holidays, the government announced that most of the Level 2 social distancing restrictions will be maintained through the holiday season. "From tomorrow through......

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

India is the battleground country for Samsung and Apple...

Samsung Electronics and Apple are doing everything they can to capture India, with 1.4 billion potential customers and the world's second-largest market....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kia plant hit with infections for second time this month...

Kia Motors said Sunday three assembly line workers at one of its domestic plants tested positive for the new coronavirus, and a decision on whether to suspend the plant's operations will be made soon....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Chem gets a boost in battery patent lawsuit against SK Innovation...

The legal battle between Korean battery makers has reignited after an investigative organization within the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday indicated it was supporting LG Chem over SK Innovation in an ongoing patent lawsuit....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hunt for corpse of fisheries official continues...

North Korea warned the South on Sunday to stop violating the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the de facto inter-Korean maritime border in the Yellow Sea, as the search continues for the body of a South Korean fisheries official shot last Tuesday....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

Greenland's melting glaciers could have far-reaching effects, including along Korea's coast...

Glaciers are melting in Greenland at an alarming rate, another warning signal of global warming that is contributing to rising global sea levels....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Post-Covid-19 New Normal] Will Korea's airline industry ever really take off again?...

Throughout his 28-year career, Park Yi-sam enjoyed the perks of living as a pilot. He received a higher salary than his friends and often took his family on overseas trips, not to mention the respect people showed toward him and his family....

 2020-09-27 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

[TEST DRIVE] There are few rides more comfortable than the Volvo S90...

Volvo is hoping to follow the success of brand ambassador Son Heung-min, who recently became the 28th player in English Premier League history to score four goals in a single match, with the release of its partially revamped S90 sedan....

 2020-09-27 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Home for the holidays...

Passengers prepare to board a domestic flight at Gimpo Airport in Gangseo District, western Seoul, on Sunday. Ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Oct. 1 this year, the number of people travelling domestically during the five-day holiday......

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