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 2021-09-23 01:01 

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N.K. paper calls for speedy harvests to minimize loss from natural disasters...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper on Thursday called for a......

 2021-09-23 00:58 

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(LEAD) S. Korea wary of market volatility from Evergrande woes, Fed's tapering: official...

(ATTN: ADDS BOK official's remarks in paras 8-9) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South......

 2021-09-23 00:55 

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New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday resurgence in store...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 1,700 ......

 2021-09-23 00:40 

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Seoul stocks open lower on Fed chief's tapering comment, Evergrande fallout...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened steeply lower Thursday after the th......

 2021-09-23 00:32 

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(URGENT) 1,030 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 262,842: KDCA...
 2021-09-23 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 8 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 2,427: KDCA...
 2021-09-23 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 1,716 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 292,699: KDCA...
 2021-09-23 00:22 

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(LEAD) Exports rise 23 pct in first 20 days of Sept....

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details from para 3; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- So......

 2021-09-23 00:16 

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Air Force to launch committee to enhance space defense capabilities...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The Air Force has formed a space committee jointly with civili......

 2021-09-23 00:12 

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S. Korea wary of market volatility from Evergrande woes, Fed's tapering: official...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to closely monitor financial markets as Chin......

 2021-09-23 00:11 

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(LEAD) Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S., Japan reaffirm cooperation on N. Korea...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES with reports of State Department press release on t......

 2021-09-23 00:08 

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KEPCO to up electricity rate for 1st time in 8 yrs amid rising costs...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), So......

 2021-09-23 00:05 

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Chip dearth forecast to have limited impact on automakers' profit...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- A global shortage of chips used in autos is expected to have a......

 2021-09-23 00:04 

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Exports rise 23 pct in first 20 days of Sept....

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports rose 22.9 percent on-year in the fi......

 2021-09-23 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 1,040.38 DN 5.74 points (open)...
 2021-09-23 00:01 

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KOSPI 3,123.64 DN 16.87 points (open)...
 2021-09-23 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,183.0 won UP from 1,175.0 won...
 2021-09-22 23:53 

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Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S., Japan hold talks on N. Korea, other regional issues...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea, Japan and the United St......

 2021-09-22 23:33 

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Listed firms' Q3 operating profit forecast to jump 49 pct...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's listed companies are likely to see their ea......

 2021-09-22 23:19 

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Major firms' dependence on overseas sales rises in H1 amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Major South Korean companies' dependence on overseas mark......

 2021-09-22 23:03 

Korea Herald

Moon back in Seoul with war remains from US...

President Moon Jae-in returned to South Korea on Thursday after a hectic five-day visit to the United States. Just ahead of his departure from Hawaii, he attended a joint ceremony with the US for the handover of the remains of their troops...

 2021-09-22 22:38 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Sept. 23)...

Stuck in an illusion Despite repeated warnings about North Korea's persistent rush ......

 2021-09-22 22:38 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Sept. 23)...

Repeated peace offerMoon again proposes end-of-war declaration President Moon Jae-in onc......

 2021-09-22 22:38 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Sept. 23)...

Undue sufferingsEasing young adults' hardships requires not sympathetic rhetoric, but......

 2021-09-22 22:38 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean news......

 2021-09-22 22:37 

Korea Herald

Defector caught trying to return to N. Korea...

Police said Thursday that they have launched a probe into a female North Korean defector for seeking to cross the inter-Korean border to return to North Korea. The woman, who is in her 60s, was taken into custody by the police near Tongil Bridge in...

 2021-09-22 22:07 

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(LEAD) Moon awards medals to Korean immigrants in Hawaii for fight against Japan's colonization...

(ATTN: ADDS photo)By Lee Chi-dong HONOLULU, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President ......

 2021-09-22 21:44 

Korea Herald

Population movement up 5% during this year's Chuseok holiday...

The population movement during this year's Chuseok holiday period increased 5 percent from a year earlier, Seoul's transport ministry said Thursday, apparently due to eased virus curbs for family gatherings. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructur...

 2021-09-22 21:00 

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Insurers' risk-based capital ratio gains in Q2...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Insurance firms in South Korea saw their risk-based capital ra......

 2021-09-22 20:48 

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Moon awards medals to Korean immigrants in Hawaii for fight against Japan's colonization...

By Lee Chi-dong HONOLULU, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in awarde......

 2021-09-22 20:25 

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U.S. open to discussion with N. Korea on end of war declaration: Pentagon spokesman...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The United States is open to discussing......

 2021-09-22 20:07 

KBS World

NSC Discusses Ways to Advance Process of Declaring End to Korean War...

[Politics] : The presidential office on Thursday convened a standing committee meeting of the National Security Council and discussed ways to push ahead with a process to declare a formal end to the Korean War, as proposed by President Moon Jae-in.In the ...

 2021-09-22 19:56 

KBS World

Domestically-developed COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Enters Phase 3 Trial...

[Domestic] : A domestically developed synthetic antigen-based COVID-19 vaccine has entered its third-phase clinical trial, according to the National Institute of Health.Another synthetic antigen-based vaccine, two DNA vaccines and one viral vector vaccine...

 2021-09-22 19:55 

Korea Herald

[Today's K-pop] aespa ups the ante with teaser photos...

Winter and Ningning of aespa signaled an even more dramatic return with teaser photographs that were released at midnight Thursday. Exuding charisma against scaly creature, the two struck poses under the theme, Hallucination Quest. The images carry...

 2021-09-22 19:48 

KBS World

S. Korean Virologist Among Clarivate's Citation Laureates...

[Science] : A leading South Korean virologist who discovered the deadly Hantaan virus has been included in predictions for this year's Nobel prize winners issued by London-based analytics company Clarivate.The list includes 16 Citation Laureates from ...

 2021-09-22 19:42 

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KDCA to Announce Q4 Vaccination Plans Monday...

[Domestic] : South Korean health authorities will announce next week COVID-19 vaccination plans for the fourth quarter including for teens, pregnant women and those who have yet to receive shots.The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said ...

 2021-09-22 19:27 

Korea Herald

[ESG Talk] Overseeing critical ESG risks: Environmental issues...

As regulatory and stakeholder issues heighten around environmental, social and governance factors, companies must now oversee the associated risks more strategically. Unfortunately, ESG issues are sensitive to public choices, rely on future scenario-...

 2021-09-22 19:22 

Korea Herald

Korean firms neglect science in setting climate targets: study...

South Korean companies' climate targets are not grounded in scientific evidence, a study showed Thursday, indicating that ambitious goals to achieve carbon neutrality for a sustainable future lack substance. This heightens calls for the count...

 2021-09-22 18:24 

Korea Herald

[Well-Curated Weekend] Show of S. Korea's coasts as seen by US artist, musical set in DMZ and Busan-centric indie film offer a tour of Korea...

American artist Mark Dion -- who doubles as an amateur ecologist, archaeologist and naturalist -- showcased his first solo exhibition in South Korea at Barakat Contemporary in central Seoul after going through thorough on-site research in South Korea...

 2021-09-22 18:24 

Korea Herald

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

A revision bill will take effect this week to allow a police officer to go undercover when investigating online sex crimes against minors, police said Thursday. The Korea National Police Agency (KNPA) said investigators can hide or disguise their ide...

 2021-09-22 18:10 

Korea Herald

DataStreams marks 20th anniversary, vows to grow further...

DataStreams, a data management and cloud solutions provider, marked its 20th anniversary with a pledge to accelerate the company's growth in the next two decades. The company hosted a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of its foundation last F...

 2021-09-22 17:45 

Korea Herald

Celltrion to supply rapid COVID-19 tests to US govt....

Celltrion announced Thursday that it had won a contract to supply its rapid COVID-19 test DiaTrust to the US government. Starting Oct. 1, Celltrion USA, Celltrion's US-based unit, will begin supplying COVID-19 tests to 25,000 sites, including...

 2021-09-22 17:43 

Korea Herald

S. Koreans spend all-time high on Netflix in Aug.: data...

Netflix recorded record sales for South Korea in August, a local report said Thursday. According to the report released by industry tracker WiseApp, South Koreans' payments to Netflix last month reached an estimated 75.3 billion won, up 78 pe...

 2021-09-22 17:30 

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Moon joins Biden-hosted virtual summit on pandemic, stresses S. Korea's role...

By Lee Chi-dong HONOLULU, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wed......

 2021-09-22 17:29 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] 'Designing user experience key to business success'...

Technology is advancing at a dizzying speed, bringing future mobility closer to us. Scenes of driverless vehicles cruising down smart roads and up in the skies no longer sound like science fiction. Against such a backdrop, the idea of design should...

 2021-09-22 17:07 

Korea Herald

Finance chief to meet heads of BOK, financial regulators next week...

Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki will hold a four-party meeting next week with the governor of the central bank and two chiefs of financial regulatory authorities to discuss household debt and other economic issues, officials said Thursday. Hong will pr...

 2021-09-22 17:05 

Korea Herald

Culture Minister hints at expansion of Korean gallery at the Met...

The Korean government will push for the expansion of the exhibition hall for Korean art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Culture Minister Hwang Hee on Thursday said the government will look into expanding the Arts of Korea Gallery at t...

 2021-09-22 17:03 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to monitor volatilities from China's Evergrande crisis...

South Korea's financial authorities said Thursday it would closely monitor the market volatilities stemming from the debt crisis being faced by Evergrande Group, one of China's biggest property developers. "During the Chuseok holi...

 2021-09-22 17:02 

Korea Herald

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

South Korean stocks retreated Thursday after the three-day Chuseok holiday in the face of comments by the US Federal Reserve's chief that it could start tapering its stimulus as early as November, as well as growing woes over a default of a giant Chi...

 2021-09-22 17:01 

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Biden pledges additional 500 mln doses of COVID vaccine to low income countries...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednes......

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