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 2021-12-06 02:55 

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(LEAD) BTS to take long vacation to spend time with family...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Big Hit's announcement in paras 1-3, 8-12) SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonh......

 2021-12-06 02:45 

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Seoul stocks up late Mon. morning amid woes over omicron variant...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks turned to gains late Monday morning amid ris......

 2021-12-06 02:31 

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(LEAD) New cases fall below 5,000; 4-week toughened virus rules go into effect...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 7-14) SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&ap......

 2021-12-06 02:20 

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Moon expects S. Korea's trade to post all-time high of over US$1.2 tln this year...

By Kim Deok-hyun SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in said Monday that South ......

 2021-12-06 02:08 

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Kyobo Life demands punishment of Deloitte Anjin accountants...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Kyobo Life Insurance, one of South Korea's leading life ins......

 2021-12-06 02:07 

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Military reports 19 more COVID-19 cases...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military reported 19 additional COVID-19 case......

 2021-12-06 02:06 

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Yoon's top election pledge will be helping economically vulnerable people hit by pandemic: official...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Helping economically vulnerable people hit by the COVID-19 pande......

 2021-12-06 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2021-12-06 01:37 

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Navy's frigate Jeonbuk selected as '2021 top gun' ship...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy has selected the 2,500-ton frigate, Jeon......

 2021-12-06 01:36 

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Yoon leads Lee by 6.5 percentage points in presidential race: survey...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Presidential candidate Yoon Seok-youl of the main opposition Peo......

 2021-12-06 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

3 BTS members head home, self-quarantine after time in U.S....

BTS members Jin, Jungkook and Jimin returned to Korea and went into self-quarantine Monday morning after finishing their schedules in the United States. The three members headed to their homes after completing anti-virus measures at Incheon ......

 2021-12-06 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 두산 에이스 투수 미란다 KBO MVP 수상하다...

Doosan Bears ace Ariel Miranda was named the KBO MVP for the 2021 season on Monday with 588 of the 920 points available. Miranda takes the league's top honor after a record-breaking season that saw him lead the KBO with a 2.33 ERA and 255......

 2021-12-06 01:08 

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New cases fall below 5,000; 4-week toughened virus rules go into effect...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 5,000 for th......

 2021-12-06 00:46 

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(LEAD) KLPGA star Choi Hye-jin among 5 S. Koreans to survive 1st cut in LPGA qualifying event...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in paras 7, 9; CHANGES top 2 photos)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yo......

 2021-12-06 00:38 

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Kia Tigers' new manager wants team to run more...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- As a former stolen base king himself, new Kia Ti......

 2021-12-06 00:35 

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S. Korea, ASEAN agree to quicken customs procedure for their FTA...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEA......

 2021-12-06 00:33 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 41 coronavirus deaths, total now at 3,893: KDCA...
 2021-12-06 00:32 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 4,325 new COVID-19 cases, critical cases at 727: KDCA...
 2021-12-06 00:23 

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Seoul stocks open lower on omicron concerns...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened steeply lower Monday, tracking losses......

 2021-12-06 00:01 

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BTS members return home, loaded with honors in LA...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Three members of the K-pop superband BTS returned home Monday fr......

 2021-12-06 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 990.07 DN 8.40 points (open)...
 2021-12-06 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,954.82 DN 13.51 points (open)...
 2021-12-06 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,184.0 won UP from 1,180.1 won...
 2021-12-05 23:42 

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S. Korea to focus on containing omicron variant with tightened anti-virus measures: PM...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will focus on containing the omicron variant of the ......

 2021-12-05 23:41 

Korea Herald

[Exclusive] Future K2 tanks could run on homegrown transmission...

The next batch of South Korea's K2 Black Panther main battle tanks are expected to run on an locally-made transmission system instead of a German one, sources said Monday. "We have solved technical issues of our transmission system and...

 2021-12-05 23:33 

Korea Herald

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra unveils programs for upcoming season...

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra has unveiled its schedule for the first half of 2022, with 15 concerts planned. SPO music director Osmo Vanska kicks off the season by taking the baton for Mozart's Requiem on Jan. 29 and 30. The music direc...

 2021-12-05 23:27 

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KLPGA star Choi Hye-in among 5 S. Koreans to survive 1st cut in LPGA qualifying event...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean tour star Choi Hye-jin has made the......

 2021-12-05 23:03 

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Small merchants' sentiment dips for Dec. amid soaring coronavirus cases...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean small merchants' business confidence worsened ......

 2021-12-05 23:02 

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Growth of insurance firms' lending slows in Q3...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean insurance companies saw their lending grow at a slo......

 2021-12-05 22:56 

Korea Herald

EU condemns 'politically motivated' Suu Kyi detention...

BRUSSELS -- The European Union on Monday condemned the Myanmar ruling junta's jailing of ousted leader Aug San Suu Kyi as "politically motivated" and a "blatant violation of human rights". In a statement from EU forei...

 2021-12-05 22:08 

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Son Heung-min scores in 2nd straight match for victorious Tottenham...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Having recently ended a scoring drought, Son Heu......

 2021-12-05 22:05 

Korea Herald

Mirae Asset names first non-family chairman...

Mirae Asset Securities said Monday that executive vice chairman Choi Hyun-man will take over the brokerage firm as chairman in what will be the company's first move to tap a non-family member chief since it became the largest South Korean broke...

 2021-12-05 22:01 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 6)...

Making flip-flops work Ruling Democratic Party (DP) presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung......

 2021-12-05 22:01 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Dec. 6)...

Double whammyConsumer prices surge, while income declines South Koreans are bearing the ......

 2021-12-05 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Dec. 6)...

Bleak outlookRising consumer prices, shrinking income amid COVID-19 woes raise uncertainty......

 2021-12-05 21:58 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines from major South Korean news......

 2021-12-05 21:42 

Korea Herald

Weird at first, addictive later; Xdinary Heroes says 'Happy Death Day' is their identity...

In an industry where fluffy tunes often top the charts, making it big as a band is no easy task. But rookie boy band Xdinary Heroes believes they can make it to your next playlist. Produced by K-pop powerhouse JYP Entertainment, home to globetrotti...

 2021-12-05 21:00 

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(Yonhap Interview) Moderna prepares trilateral approach to confront omicron: executive...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- U.S. biotech company Moderna Inc. is preparing ......

 2021-12-05 20:58 

Korea Herald

Two Lotte Concert Hall artists-in-residence prepare challenging yet appealing concerts...

Lotte Concert Hall, a major classical music concert venue in South Korea, on Monday unveiled two artists-in-residence and the programs they have designed. Pianist Shin Chang-young and cellist Mun Tae-guk will each present two concerts next year as i...

 2021-12-05 20:21 

Korea Herald

MMCA, Incheon International Airport Corp. present artworks at airport...

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea and Incheon International Airport Corp. jointly opened the exhibition "Warming-up" at the country's main gateway, allowing travelers to appreciate works of art during their l...

 2021-12-05 20:19 

KBS World

Japan's Kishida Repeats Call for Seoul's Appropriate Response to Pending Issues...

[International] : Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterated that his government will continue to strongly demand South Korea's appropriate response to address pending bilateral issues based on Tokyo's consistent stance.Kishida called South ...

 2021-12-05 19:50 

KBS World

Moon Orders Review of More Support for At-Home COVID-19 Patients...

[Domestic] : President Moon Jae-in has ordered Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum to review additional support measures other than livelihood stipends for COVID-19 patients being treated at home.In his weekly meeting with Kim on Monday, Moon asked him to activel...

 2021-12-05 19:38 

KBS World

Ministers, Deputies of 76 Nations to Speak in Virtual UN PKO Conference...

[International] : Ministers or vice ministerial-level senior officials from 76 countries will speak at a virtual United Nations peacekeeping conference hosted by South Korea Tuesday and Wednesday.According to Seoul's foreign ministry, 15 foreign minis...

 2021-12-05 19:26 

Korea Herald

Samsung's Lee Jae-yong to leave for Middle East...

Samsung conglomerate's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong will fly to the United Arab Emirates on Monday at around 10 p.m., according to the South Korean tech giant. Lee's visit to the Middle East comes two years after the vice chai...

 2021-12-05 19:26 

Korea Herald

'Metaverse is about seeing things in more integrated way'...

Metaverse, a shared virtual world where people can interact with others through avatars, has been the talk of the town in the second half of this year. While some doubt metaverse will be able to take off or see it as just another marketing strategy...

 2021-12-05 19:24 

Korea Herald

Candidates from 'third party' meet up, discuss runoff system...

Presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo from the People's Party met with Rep. Sim Sang-jung from the Justice Party on Monday to discuss how to improve nation's election system and agreed to push for special prosecution against two key candid...

 2021-12-05 19:22 

Korea Herald

S. Korea, ASEAN to ease customs checks amid pandemic...

South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have agreed to cut red tape in customs checks to boost trade, until they see the coronavirus pandemic subside, Korea's Finance Ministry said Monday. Copies of a product's certifi...

 2021-12-05 19:14 

Korea Herald

[GLOBAL FINANCE AWARDS] Citibank Korea seeks real change with contributions beyond charity...

Citibank Korea runs a number of programs that contribute to Korean society based on three principles -- employee participation, long-term commitment and leading activity. The bank does not simply deliver donations but also makes contributions to dri...

 2021-12-05 19:05 

Korea Herald

[GLOBAL FINANCE AWARDS] Kyobo Life Insurance accelerates digital transformation drive...

Kyobo Life Insurance, one of Korea's biggest life insurers, has picked up speed in its digital transformation efforts this year by innovating its traditional businesses and securing future growth engines. According to Kyobo Life Insurance, th...

 2021-12-05 19:04 

Korea Herald

[GLOBAL FINANCE AWARDS] Shinhan Financial Group leads ESG investment trend...

Shinhan Financial Group, South Korea's second-largest financial company by market capitalization, is the first financial services firm in East Asia to have openly committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 -- a bold step in the global race to expan...

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