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 2021-09-23 10:02 

KBS World

S. Korea Tightens Caps on Private Gatherings in Level 4 Areas After Chuseok...

[Domestic] : Authorities have further tightened caps on private gatherings in the capital region and other areas under the toughest Level Four social distancing measures after the Choseok holiday.The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said that p...

 2021-09-23 10:01 

Korea Herald

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages...

InterContinental Seoul Coex introduces 'Mister Chu' package InterContinental Seoul Coex presents the "Mr. Chu Package," dedicated to male guests. It includes malt whiskey, a cosmetic product gift pack and access to the Club...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights across Korea...

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival The Mungyeong Chasabal Festival will be run as an online-offline hybrid festival from Oct. 1 to 10. The festival will be held at Mungyeongsaejae Open Set Studio in Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang Province, an area famous for...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week...

Candyman (US) Opened Sept. 22 Mystery Directed by Nia DaCosta Visual Artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) goes back to his hometown in search of inspiration for his new artwork. In the city, Anthony is told a ghost story about the Candyman,...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Eye interview] Artist open to different genres, novel attempts...

A colorful postcard bought in Amsterdam "just because it was so pretty," notes and letters from friends and a large card with black-and-white graphics -- a ticket to a show by a Korean electronic music group from two years ago he kept bec...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

KBS World

S. Korea's Producer Prices Rise for 10th Month in August...

[Economy] : Producer prices rose for a tenth consecutive month in August due to the rising prices of farm products and industrial goods.According to the Bank of Korea(BOK) Friday, the producer price index for all commodities and services stood at 110-poin...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Feature] What it takes to be an idol: The academies that train K-pop wannabes...

Seoul's posh Gangnam district is known for its private educational institutes, called "hagwon." Seeing students rushing to hagwon after school is nothing new for Seoulites. But the number of private academies that offer dance and...

 2021-09-23 09:59 

Yonhap News

Population movement up 5 pct during this year's Chuseok holiday period: ministry...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The population movement during this year's Chuseok holida......

 2021-09-23 09:58 

KBS World

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, Japan Hold Talks in New York...

[Politics] : The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held talks on Thursday to discuss ways to resolve pending issues between the two nations. South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, sat down for ta...

 2021-09-23 09:47 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday resurgence in store...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 5th para) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily ......

 2021-09-23 09:39 

The Chosun Ilbo

Candyman (2021)...

Genres: Horror and Thriller Running Time: 91 min. Directed by: Nia DaCosta Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Synopsis: A sequel to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began....

 2021-09-23 09:38 

The Chosun Ilbo

Robin's Wish (2020)...

Genres: Biography and Documentary Running Time: 77 min. Directed by: Tylor Norwood Starring: Susan Schneider, Shawn Levy Synopsis: An intimate portrait of Robin Williams and his invulnerable spirit, Robin's Wish is the story of what really happened to...

 2021-09-23 09:37 

The Chosun Ilbo

Candyman (2021)...
 2021-09-23 09:36 

The Chosun Ilbo

Robin's Wish (2020)...
 2021-09-23 09:30 

The Chosun Ilbo

Electricity Rates in Korea to Be Raised from Q4, 1st Hike in 8 Years...

Households in Korea will see their electric bills go up a bit in the fourth quarter this year.Korea Electric Power Corporation, the state-run electricity provider, announced on Thursday that it is raising its rates starting in October. It has been almost ...

 2021-09-23 09:24 

The Chosun Ilbo

French Foreign Minister to U.S.: Repairing Ties Will Take 'Time'...

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday that it would take "time" and "actions" to repair ties with the U.S. in the wake of a submarine deal that undercut a French agreement to sup...

 2021-09-23 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

Mandates Give Rise to Booming Black Market for Fake Vaccine Cards...

As more businesses, universities, and federal and local governments demand proof of inoculation against COVID-19, the black market for fake vaccine cards appears to be booming.U.S. Customs officials in Cincinnati, Ohio, intercepted five shipments containi...

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks drop as investors contemplate Evergrande situation...

Stocks retreated Thursday after the three-day Chuseok holiday in the face of comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve's chief tapering could start as early as November, as well as growing woes over a possible default of a Chinese real estate developer....

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Evergrande concerns and Fed comments rattle investors...

The Korean government raised concerns about the impact the Chinese developer might have on the global markets and the possible effects on Korea....

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Travel bubble' to Saipan is picking up steam...

Asiana Airlines said Thursday it expects the number of passengers flying to Saipan on its planes under...

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea slides down ranks for fixed internet speeds...

Korea's internet speed rank has fallen to No. 7 in the world for fixed lines, but it's still No. 2 for mobile connections....

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon flies home with remains of 68 Korean War heroes...

President Moon Jae-in received the remains of 68 South Korean soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War from the United States in a handover ceremony in Hawaii Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Only 1 crypto exchange approved 1 day ahead of big deadline...

Doomsday is here for cryptocurrency exchanges, and so far only one of 60 has received the greenlight from authorities to continue operating....

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Gu-ra becomes a father for second time aged 51...

Fifty-one year old entertainer Kim Gu-ra became a father before the beginning of Chuseok holidays this month, according to Kim's agency Line Entertainment. After finalizing his divorce in 2015, Kim revealed through various entertainment shows......

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

First session at Peace BAR Festival addresses 'Crisis of Civilization'...

The first dialogue session of Kyung Hee University's Peace BAR Festival kicked off last Friday under the theme of "The Crisis of Civilization on Earth and a Revolution of Consciousness."...

 2021-09-23 09:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Grade schools look to special programs to keep their doors open...

Kim Yeong-hee, a mother of a 16-year-old living in Deokjeok Island, Incheon, is worried that her daughter may not have a high school to attend next year after many schools have recently closed down....

 2021-09-23 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

China Urges G20 to End 'Unilateral' Sanctions on Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan...

China's top diplomat Thursday urged a virtual conference of G20 foreign ministers to end economic sanctions against Taliban-ruled Afghanistan to help the country tackle a looming humanitarian crisis and an economic meltdown. Chinese Foreign Minister W...

 2021-09-23 09:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

Chinese Officials Warn of Fallout from Potential Evergrande Default...

Chinese officials are bracing for a potential financial crisis as giant real estate conglomerate China Evergrande Group appears to be unable to make good on bond payments due on Thursday.According to the Wall Street Journal, the central government has ins...

 2021-09-23 09:08 

The Chosun Ilbo

Leaders from US, Australia, Japan and India to Meet in Washington Friday...

Leaders of the United States, Japan, Australia and India are expected to meet in person Friday in Washington to discuss cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in the face of China's growing power in the region.U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Scott M...

 2021-09-23 08:26 

Yonhap News

Cellivery Therapeutics to raise 15.5 bln won via stock sale...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Cellivery Therapeutics Inc.on Thursday announced that it will ......

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

KT calls in investigators after apparent suicide of worker...

KT requested on Thursday that labor authorities look into the death of one of its workers, as he left a note saying that he had been bullied. The telecommunications company also started a probe of the incident itself. A KT staff died at a ......

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Netflix Korea's new thriller series 'Somebody' is under production...

Netflix Korea announced Thursday its latest thriller series "Somebody," centering around a social networking app of the same name, is under production starring actors Kim Young-kwang and Kang Hae-rim. When a murder is linked to the app, its......

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS uploads photo posing with Coldplay ahead of single release...

BTS, who is currently in New York after giving a speech at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment on Monday ahead of the U.N. General Assembly, uploaded a picture on its social media channels Thursday with the British rock band Coldplay....

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG buys into Israeli automotive security company...

LG Electronics purchased a majority stake in Cybellum, an Israeli automotive security company, part of its move into automobile parts and technologies....

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul Mediacity Biennale balances sociopolitical issues with humor...

On the second floor of the Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) in central Seoul is a "boutique" for fictional shoe brand "PROTO NATION." It is a new work by German artist Henrike Naumann for the ongoing Seoul Mediacity Biennale. At a glance, the bl...

 2021-09-23 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Celltrion and Humasis win big U.S. DOD Covid test kit contract...

Celltrion said Thursday it will supply the U.S. government its Covid-19 diagnostic kits in a deal worth 738.2 billion won ($628 million)....

 2021-09-23 08:19 

Yonhap News

DP aims to pass controversial media bill at parliament early next week: spokesperson...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The ruling Democratic Party (DP) on Thursday reaffirmed its pl......

 2021-09-23 08:15 

Yonhap News

Police officers to go undercover to chase online sexual predators...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- A revision bill will take effect this week to allow a police o......

 2021-09-23 08:14 

Yonhap News

BTS reunites with Coldplay in New York...

By Lee Haye-ah SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- In between promoting vaccines and lauding you......

 2021-09-23 07:41 

Yonhap News

S. Korean virologist selected in list of researchers of 'Nobel class'...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Lee Ho-wang, a leading South Korean virologist who discovered ......

 2021-09-23 07:33 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks down on Powell's tapering comments, Evergrande scare...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stock......

 2021-09-23 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Sep. 23, 2021...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 1.086 ......

 2021-09-23 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Netflix rides high on Korean content, Disney + almost here...

Netflix pulled in a record amount from Korean subscribers in August, thanks to the strong performances of its originals...

 2021-09-23 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chanel names Blackpink's Jennie as new face of Coco Neige...

Chanel announced Thursday that Jennie of girl group Blackpink will be the new face of Coco Neige, the fashion house's collection for winter sports. Chanel revealed the news with photos of Jennie donning a hot pink two-piece set......

 2021-09-23 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Going vegan is easier than ever as options abound in Korea...

Cafes and restaurants are introducing vegan options as an increasing number of people prefer a plant-based diet....

 2021-09-23 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kepco to increase electricity prices in fourth quarter...

Korea Electric Power Corp. (Kepco) will be increasing electricity prices in the fourth quarter, the company said Thursday.It is the first increase in eight years. The last time was in November 2013....

 2021-09-23 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Han-bin of iKON handed three year suspended prison sentence...

Kim Han-bin, better known as B.I., a former member of the boy band iKON, was given a three year suspended prison sentence and four years of probation for illegal drug use. According to local reports Thursday, Kim did not file an appeal......

 2021-09-23 07:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Foreign Ministry slashed budget for North's human rights protection...

The Foreign Ministry's budget for human rights protection in North Korea was reduced this year to a third of what it was three years ago. According to the ministry's records demanded by People Power Party Rep. Thae Yong-ho, obtained exclusively by...

 2021-09-23 07:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Starting strong...

Bordeaux's Hwang Ui-jo celebrates scoring a goal during a Ligue 1 match against Montpellier at La Mosson stadium in Montpellier on Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 07:20 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) FM Chung calls for 'snap-back' incentives to bring N. Korea back to dialogue...

(ATTN: ADDS more of Chung's remarks in last 4 paras)By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, Sept. ......

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