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 2021-01-19 01:48 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boy band Cravity to drop its third EP today at 6 p.m....

Boy band Cravity will release its third EP...

 2021-01-19 01:47 

Yonhap News

S. Koreans' spending on Netflix doubles in 2020: data...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Koreans are estimated to have spent over 500 billion won ......

 2021-01-19 01:41 

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5 military-affiliated people test positive for new coronavirus...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Four military officers and one civilian worker of the Air Force......

 2021-01-19 01:38 

Yonhap News

Outgoing U.S. envoy says hope alone won't resolve N.K. issue, calls for readiness...

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Ha......

 2021-01-19 01:36 

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S. Korea investigating 2 suspected cases of highly pathogenic bird flu...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's agricultural ministry s......

 2021-01-19 01:16 

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Moon to join WEF's virtual meeting next week...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will attend an online meeting of the Worl......

 2021-01-19 01:00 

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Biden to be inaugurated amid pandemic, worst political turmoil...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated as th......

 2021-01-19 00:56 

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N.K. leader urges devotion from newly elected members of Cabinet, ruling party...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un urged the newly appointed membe......

 2021-01-19 00:40 

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PM urges public to maintain vigilance amid drop in virus infections...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Tuesday called for the public ......

 2021-01-19 00:34 

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New infection cases under 400 for 2nd day; virus curve sliding downhill...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed under 400......

 2021-01-19 00:31 

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(URGENT) 745 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 59,468: KDCA...
 2021-01-19 00:30 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 19 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 1,283: KDCA...
 2021-01-19 00:30 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 386 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 73,115: KDCA...
 2021-01-19 00:27 

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Seoul stocks open higher on auto gains...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Tuesday on strong advances by......

 2021-01-19 00:11 

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S. Korea to monitor market volatility amid widening bond yield spreads...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will closely monitor a potential increase in volati......

 2021-01-19 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 945.33 UP 0.66 points (open)...
 2021-01-19 00:01 

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KOSPI 3,013.05 DN 0.88 points (open)...
 2021-01-19 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,104.0 won UP from 1,103.9 won...
 2021-01-18 23:28 

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S. Korea's data industry grows 14 pct in 2020...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's data industry expanded more than 14 percent ......

 2021-01-18 23:01 

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S. Korean exports to Japan dip 11.7 pct in 2020 on pandemic...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean exports to Japan shrank nearly 12 percent in 2020 ......

 2021-01-18 22:13 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 19)...

Look in the mirror President Moon Jae-in's New Year's press conference only de......

 2021-01-18 22:12 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 19)...

Out of touch with realityMoon should face truth in dealing with North Korea President Mo......

 2021-01-18 22:10 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Jan. 19)...

Legitimate inspectionMoon's former chief of staff, ruling party press BAI as it inspe......

 2021-01-18 22:08 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Trump or the nation...
 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

US state capitals gird for pro-Trump armed protests, FBI flags risk of violence...

Protesters are expected to descend on statehouses across the United States on Sunday in support of baseless claims that electoral fraud robbed President Donald Trump of a second term, as law enforcement officials girded for possible violence....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Black expat's grief...

It was December 2019 when I informed my family that I'd be moving to South Korea to teach English. Their apprehension, fear and concern was expected. All they heard was "North Korea" and immediately envisioned me diving in trenches underground...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Foreign residents left out of digital-oriented banking service...

Foreign residents are being left out of enhanced digital services, indicating Korea's much-touted digitization drive has yet to fully include a demographic which has been increasing in size and relevance in the country over the past few years. "I&...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Man jumps to death inside shopping mall in Seoul...

A man in his 40s died in an apparent suicide inside a shopping mall on Yeouido, Seoul, according to police Monday. The man jumped off the first basement level of the IFC Mall to the third basement level at about 4:20 p.m. last Friday....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Uncertainty heightens over Samsung as heir ordered back to prison for bribery...

Samsung Group is once again facing turmoil as its de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, was again imprisoned in a bribery case, sparking worries that uncertainties may further increase over business and investment plans by the global tech behemoth in the post-pan...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

North Korea replaces economy-related Cabinet members...

North Korea carried out a massive cabinet reshuffle in posts related to economic affairs during a meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA), the North's rubber-stamp legislature, Sunday, showing its commitment to, and the urgency for, quick e...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Recall is not 'coup' and certainly no joke...

Can someone please get a copy of a dictionary - any dictionary - delivered to the California Democratic Party headquarters? Or at least email over a link to an online version?...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Outgoing US envoy meets PM, expresses hope to advance alliance...

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Monday paid a farewell courtesy call on Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun and expressed his wish to play a role in advancing the bilateral alliance between Seoul and Washington....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

'Anything can happen' with Tokyo Olympics: Japan minister...

A Japanese Cabinet minister admitted Friday that "anything can happen" with the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first senior official to concede uncertainty about the Games as Japan and other countries battle a surge in COVID-19...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Out of touch with reality...

President Moon Jae-in failed to present any new policies or overtures at his New Year press conference Monday, only repeating what he had previously stated or had in mind. This failure was especially evident in foreign affairs and security issues. He only...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

President expresses regret over housing turmoil...

President Moon Jae-in acknowledged Monday the capital's housing market turmoil, but he added he will try to soothe such concerns by announcing new measures in terms of the supply side....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

'Short-selling gains 39 times greater than retail leveraged trading'...

The returns on short-selling were 39 times greater than retail, leveraged trading over the past three years, highlighting the expanded gap in stock gains between individual, retail investors and their large counterparts - foreign and institutional investo...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Ulsan prepares for Club World Cup, hopefully...

We may be in 2021 but soccer is not going to escape the shadow of the coronavirus any time soon. It is going to be with the sport for some time to come....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Will Prestige BioPharma's upcoming IPO continue frenzy in bio market?...

Singapore-headquartered Prestige BioPharma, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of biosimilars and new antibody therapeutics, is set for initial public offering (IPO) on the nation's main benchmark KOSPI early next month....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Moon says Korea will seek dialogue with Japan over solution to wartime sexual slavery...

President Moon Jae-in said Monday that South Korea will seek dialogue with Japan to find a solution to Tokyo's wartime sexual slavery amid renewed tensions following a recent court ruling on the thorny issue. During his New Year's press conference...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

A look ahead at ballet performances in 2021...

For ballet lovers, 2020 was one of the toughest years due to a series of cancellations of performances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not a single company presented "The Nutcracker," the regular repertoire for many ballet theaters in winter. Som...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Lee's jail sentence casts cloud on Samsung's business...

The country's largest conglomerate has hit a major setback after an appellate court handed a prison sentence of two-and-a-half years to Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong in a re-hearing of a major bribery case, Monday. The court ruling pu...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

France wants suspension of 'poisonous' U.S.-Europe trade spat...

The European Union and the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should suspend a trade dispute to give themselves time to find common ground, France's foreign minister said in remarks published on Sunday....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Putting down markers...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made his opening bid in dealing with the new administration of President Joe Biden at the eighth congress of the ruling Workers' Party, which ended last week. The congress was deliberately held before Biden's inaugu...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Boy group Cravity features in Airbnb's 'Inside K-pop' program...

Members of rookie K-pop boy band Cravity will appear as "hosts" for "Inside K-pop," Airbnb Korea's new online project that aims to introduce K-pop insiders....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Netflix to roll out more original series based on Korean webtoons in 2021...

Riding on the burgeoning popularity of webtoon-based Korean TV series like "Sweet Home" and "The Uncanny Counter" at home and abroad, U.S. streaming service giant Netflix is ready to accelerate the trend by releasing more drama adaptations...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Award-winning novel comes under fire for plagiarism...

A novel that won five literary awards last year has been accused of plagiarizing another award-winning novel, drawing criticism for the poor screening process in selecting winners....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Soccer-AC Milan's Calhanoglu and Hernandez test positive for coronavirus...

AC Milan players Hakan Calhanoglu and Theo Hernandez have tested positive for coronavirus, the Serie A club said on Sunday....

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Twitter suspends Republican lawmaker's account over violations of 'integrity policy'...

A newly elected Republican congresswoman known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories accused Twitter of censorship on Sunday after her account was temporarily suspended for "multiple violations". Marjorie Taylor Greene was hit with the 12-hour s...

 2021-01-18 14:10 

Korea Times

Death toll from violence in Sudan's West Darfur rises to 83...

The death toll from tribal violence between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan's West Darfur province climbed to at least 83, including women and children, a doctor's union and aid worker said, as sporadic violence continued Sunday. The ruling sovereign...

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