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 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean Minerva University in the works...

A new Korean university will adopt the academic framework of Minerva University, the world's most selective and innovative online school....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Webtoon industry offers artists with disabilities a chance to shine...

Webtoons are not only a common source of entertainment but can also act as a valuable learning material. During the Bucheon International Comics Festival (Bicof), which ran from Sept. 4 until the 12, an online conference took place on Sept. 9......

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Google adds up its contributions to Korea...

Google laid out the hard and soft contributions it has made to Korea on Wednesday, an apparent defense against the Korean government's recent crackdown on big tech companies and what it considers a hostile regulatory framework....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

26th Busan International Film Festival puts focus on offline interaction...

The 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will focus on offline screenings and programs despite the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic, placing importance on the primary theme of the film festival, which is to mingle and interact with fellow movie.....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Squid Game'...

The cast of Netflix original series "Squid Game," from left, actors Heo Sung-tae, Park Hae-soo, Lee Jung-jae, model Jung Ho-yeon and actor and model Wi Ha-jun smile for cameras during an online press conference on Wednesday. "Squid Game" c...

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Loan repayment suspension extended for another 6 months...

The government and ruling Democratic Party on Wednesday decided to extend the suspension of debt repayments for another six months to ease the burden on small shop owners....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

From cookout to kimchi jjigae, gas canisters prove a hit overseas...

Disposable butane gas canisters play a surprisingly big role in Korean life, from camping trips and cookouts to the local kimchi jjigae restaurant....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Actor Park Hae-jin to hold online fan meet-and-greet on Sept. 25...

Actor Park Hae-jin is set to have an online fan meet-and-greet on Sept. 25, his agency Mountain Movement said on Wednesday. Titled "Invitation" (translated), it is Park's first time meeting with global fans in an online event. It has been two....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

As businesses suffer, owners taking the ultimate way out...

Self-employed business people are finding it so hard to get through the pandemic that some are giving up....

 2021-09-15 10:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chief producer of SM highlights importance of YouTube at Google seminar...

Lee Soo-man, chief producer of SM Entertainment, shared some of his insights on the future of K-pop in "Google for Korea," an online conference hosted by Google Korea, on Wednesday. Lee was one of the many guest speakers during the event......

 2021-09-15 10:28 

The Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles into East Sea...

North Korea lobbed two ballistic missiles with a range of 800 km into the East Sea on Wednesday in an apparent bid to draw attention to itself as its bigger neighbors gathered for talks. They come hard on the heels of two long-range cruise missiles it tes...

 2021-09-15 10:28 

Korea Herald

Samsung signs partnership with Louvre for art subscription service on TV...

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has signed a partnership with the Louvre, the renowned art museum in Paris, to expand its art subscription service on TV amid the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend. Under the deal, those who own Samsung's F...

 2021-09-15 10:27 

Korea Herald

Injured Son Heung-min to miss Tottenham's upcoming continental match...

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min will miss the club's continental match this week with a leg injury sustained on recent international duty. Tottenham will face the French club Stade Rennais FC in Rennes, France, on Thursday to o...

 2021-09-15 10:25 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's NSC expresses 'deep concern' about N. Korea's missile launches...

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top national security officials expressed &......

 2021-09-15 10:25 

Korea Herald

State funds to rollover debts owed by pandemic-hit merchants, small firms...

Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Thursday that state-backed funds will extend loan maturity and rollover interest payments again for smaller firms and merchants hit hard by the pandemic. State-run agencies and funds set up to assist small and mediu...

 2021-09-15 10:24 

Korea Herald

US opposed counter-coup military moves against Chun's rise to power: declassified documents...

The United States opposed potential counter-coup moves within South Korea's military in early 1980 aimed at reversing then Army Gen. Chun Doo-hwan's seizing of power from an earlier coup, declassified documents showed Thursday. The documents, disc...

 2021-09-15 10:21 

Korea Herald

US launches new Indo-Pacific security partnership with Australia, Britain...

The United States on Wednesday announced the launch of a new trilateral security partnership in the Indo-Pacific that President Joe Biden said marks a "historic step" in deepening his country's cooperation with Australia and Britain. Biden...

 2021-09-15 10:21 

Korea Herald

5 companies to recall some 300 vehicles over faulty parts...

Volvo Cars Korea, Toyota Motor Korea Co. and three other companies will voluntarily recall some 300 vehicles to fix faulty components, the transport ministry said Thursday. This is the latest in a series of recalls by carmakers in South Korea and ve...

 2021-09-15 10:19 

KBS World

Sister of N. Korean Leader Blasts Moon's Remarks on N. Korea...

[Inter-Korea] : The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for his remarks on the North during his inspection of a missile test.President Moon on Wednesday observed an underwater test-launch of a s...

 2021-09-15 10:18 

Korea Herald

N. Korea confirms missile launches from train...

North Korea said Thursday that a railway-borne missile regiment held a firing drill a day earlier, confirming the launches, apparently from a train, of two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea. "The railway-borne missile regiment too...

 2021-09-15 10:14 

Korea Herald

Consumer financing firms' profit soars in H1 on stock rally...

Consumer financing firms in South Korea saw their combined net profit jump 50 percent on-year in the first half, supported by strong gains from stock rallies and a modest gain in interest income, data showed Thursday. The combined net profit of 114...

 2021-09-15 10:14 

KBS World

Oscar-winning Youn Yuh-jung Makes Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2021 List...

[Politics] : Actor Youn Yuh-jung has made Time magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People of 2021" list.Youn, the first South Korean to win an acting award at the Oscars for her performance in "Minari," was named one of the magazine&#...

 2021-09-15 10:14 

Korea Herald

US condemns N. Korean missile launch, stands ready to engage in dialogue: Price...

The United States condemns North Korea's ballistic missiles but continues to stand ready to engage with the North in dialogue, a State Department spokesman said Wednesday. North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on W...

 2021-09-15 10:12 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea's NSC expresses 'deep concern' about N. Korea's missile launches...
 2021-09-15 10:00 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile...

South Korea on Wednesday test-fired its first ballistic missile from a submarine.That makes it the seventh country to succeed in developing its own SLBM after the U.S., Russia, China, the U.K., France, and India, Cheong Wa Dae said.The missile was launche...

 2021-09-15 09:52 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) S. Korea succeeds in testing ballistic missile launch from submarine: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: ADDS photos)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has become th......

 2021-09-15 09:50 

Yonhap News

This year's Busan film festival to be held next month with audience...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- This year's Busan International Film Festi......

 2021-09-15 09:48 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea develops supersonic cruise missile amid tensions with N. Korea...

(ATTN: ADDS new photo, president's remark in 9th para)By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Sep......

 2021-09-15 09:44 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon says S. Korea's SLBM development can be deterrent to N. Korean provocation: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more remarks, details from 4th para) SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- Pre......

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) New virus cases top 2,000 as infections in capital area surge to record high...

(ATTN: ADDS 6 p.m. updates in 6th para) SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's d......

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nike Korea bleeds red ink in FY2021...

Nike Korea went into the red in its 2021 fiscal year, but sales were up....

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Koreans in their 20s and 40s show generational divide on key issues...

Young adults in South Korea were less likely to wish for unification with North Korea, less happy to share vaccines with the North or accept refugees, and less wishful for close diplomatic relations with China compared to the older generation......

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Big companies thinking out of the box for recruitment...

Big companies are getting creative to better communicate with young talent looking for jobs....

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chinese envoy Wang Yi dismisses 'outdated' Five Eyes pact...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi dismissed the U.S.-led Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance as an...

 2021-09-15 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rice cake restrictions start to hurt...

The government's recent decision to prohibit food giants from entering the tteokbokki rice cake market is hurting some that planned to expand rice cake production this year....

 2021-09-15 09:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Here comes the bride...

Members of the Federation of Korean Newlyweds hold a wedding car protest at the public parking lot of Yeouido Park, western Seoul, on Wednesday....

 2021-09-15 09:31 

Yonhap News

Moon says S. Korea's SLBM development can be deterrent to N. Korean provocation: Cheong Wa Dae...

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that South Korea's u......

 2021-09-15 09:29 

KBS World

UNSC to Hold Emergency Meeting on N. Korea after Ballistic Missile Launches...

[International] : The United Nations Security Council(UNSC) will reportedly hold an emergency meeting on North Korea following its latest ballistic missile launches.AFP quoted diplomatic sources as saying that the UN Security Council scheduled emergency c...

 2021-09-15 09:29 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Typhoon Chanthu on path to Jeju, likely to hit Friday...

(ATTN: UPDATES 2nd para with latest figures) SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- Typhoon Chanthu......

 2021-09-15 09:27 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lee Honey to Play Dual Role in Comedy TV Series...

Actress Lee Honey will return to the small screen in SBS' upcoming comedy series."One the Woman," her first drama since "The Fiery Priest" in 2019, revolves around a corrupt prosecutor who switches lives with a conglomerate family'...

 2021-09-15 09:26 

KBS World

US Condemns N. Korea's Missile Launch, Urges N. Korea to Engage in Dialogue...

[International] : The U.S. State Department has condemned North Korea's ballistic missile test and urged the North to engage in dialogue. Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Wednesday in a press briefing that the United States condemns the launc...

 2021-09-15 09:19 

The Chosun Ilbo

Seoul's Real Estate Tax Revenues Double over Last 5 Years...

Residential property taxes collected by the Seoul Metropolitan Government this year totaled W3.3 trillion, almost double what they were five years ago (US$1=W1,170). The Moon Jae-in administration's failed real estate policy caused apartment prices to...

 2021-09-15 09:19 

KBS World

KCNA: N. Korea Tested New Railway-borne Missile System...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea's state media reported on Thursday that the previous day's missile test was conducted by a railway-borne missile regiment.The Korean Central News Agency(KCNA) issued the report a day after South Korea's military sai...

 2021-09-15 09:19 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korean Actress Youn Yuh-jung Makes TIME's 100 'Most Influential People of 2021'...

Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung, who made history by sweeping the international awards circuit with her dazzling performance in the movie "Minari" has been included on TIME magazine's list of "The Most Influential People of 2021."The annu...

 2021-09-15 09:13 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Moon says S. Korea's SLBM development can be certain deterrent to N. Korean provocation: Cheong Wa Dae...
 2021-09-15 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

Germany Vows 'No Repeat' of 2015 Refugee Influx as Election Looms...

Campaigning to elect a new German leader this month is being clouded by concerns that the country will face a new influx of refugees -- this time those fleeing Taliban rule in Afghanistan. In 2015, more than one million migrants, many of them Syrians esca...

 2021-09-15 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

UN Rights Chief Calls for Moratorium on Artificial Intelligence Systems...

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, is calling for a moratorium on the sale and use of artificial intelligence systems, which she says pose a serious risk to human rights. The High Commissioner's report, which will be submi...

 2021-09-15 09:10 

The Chosun Ilbo

Biden Meets with Business Leaders to Discuss COVID Vaccinations for Workers...

U.S. President Joe Biden meets Wednesday with corporate executives to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations for workers as infections in the U.S. surge among the unvaccinated. Biden said Thursday the Labor Department was planning to impose a vaccine requirement o...

 2021-09-15 09:07 

The Chosun Ilbo

EU Pledges 200 Million Doses of COVID Vaccines to Low-Income Nations...

The European Union is pledging to donate 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to low-income countries by mid-2022. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen made the pledge Wednesday in Strasbourg, France during her annual State of the European...

 2021-09-15 09:05 

The Chosun Ilbo

White House Plans New System for Foreign Travel, Contact Tracing Rules...

The United States is developing a "new system for international travel" that will include contact tracing for when the nation eventually lifts travel restrictions that bar much of the world's population from entering, a senior White House offi...

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