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 2020-09-14 10:44 

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The modern school teacher...
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Seoul to extend ban on rallies of 10 or more in antivirus measure...

The Seoul city government on Monday announced a plan to extend a ban on rallies of 10 or more people to next month in line with the country's continued fight against the new coronavirus. South Korea also eased enhanced antivirus curbs that had been in...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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France records more than 10,500 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours...

France declared a record 10,561 new coronavirus infections within 24 hours as of 2 pm (1200 GMT) on Saturday, according to national public health authority Sante Publique France....

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Rep. Youn charged with embezzling funds for victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery...

Prosecutors on Monday indicted a ruling party lawmaker on charges of embezzling funds meant for elderly victims of wartime sexual slavery. Rep. Youn Mee-hyang of the Democratic Party is charged with unlawfully accepting 360 million won (US$304,000) in sup...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Pfizer CEO: Company will know whether COVID-19 vaccine works by end of next month...

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Sunday said there is a good chance the company will know whether its COVID-19 vaccine candidate will work by the end of October, but was unsure how long it would take to receive approval. Appearing on CBS News' Face the Nat...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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US WeChat ban to deal devastating blow to LG, Samsung...

The U.S. government is scheduled to announce additional sanctions on China, Tuesday, which many industry watchers believe will include specific details on the ban on China's most-used application WeChat. The ban will become a devastating blow to LG as...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Indonesia, Timor-Leste to benefit from Green New Deal...

More than 20,000 people in rural areas of Indonesia and Timor-Leste will have access to electricity and water thanks to a clean energy project run by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). KOICA, a foreign aid arm of the Ministry of Foreign Affai...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Malaysia runs virtual trade fair as APEC chair...

Malaysia is running its first virtual trade fair to connect traders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries with the rest of the world, the Malaysian Embassy in Seoul said last week. The fair - #MyAPEC2020 Exhibition - is taking place in c...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Insurers rush to launch data-driven business...

Life insurers are scrambling to launch data-driven healthcare products for a license to operate the MyData business at the earliest possible date to enjoy a "first-mover advantage" in the promising business segment, industry official said Monday....

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Blondie & Garfield - SEPTEMBER 15, 2020...
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SsangYong to sign binding agreement with US firm...

Months after Mahindra & Mahindra Managing Director Pawan Goenka confirmed his company's plan to give up control of its struggling Korean unit SsangYong Motor, the latter is very close to signing a binding investment agreement with U.S.-based vehicle d...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Ryu wins 4th straight decision, Blue Jays beat Mets 7-3...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) _ Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a home run completely out of Sahlen Field and Hyun Jin Ryu made the early lead stand up, winning his fourth straight decision as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 7-3 Sunday....

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Seoul, Washington show discrepancy on new working-level talks...

Choi Jong-kun, new first vice minister of foreign affairs, returned to Seoul, Sunday, after his first meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Stephen Biegun at the U.S. State Department....

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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1 out of 1,440 people tests positive for coronavirus antibodies in Korea...

Only one out of 1,440 people tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in South Korea, a second round of antibody tests in the country showed Monday, reinforcing the notion that the nation's aggressive containment efforts might have curbed the preval...

 2020-09-14 10:44 

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Suga unlikely to improve Korea-Japan ties...

Troubled relations between Korea and Japan are not expected to recover anytime soon, according to a source, despite the planned departure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who adopted a hawkish stance toward Seoul. Japan's ruling Liberal Democrat...

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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Senior medical students to pause collective action protesting government policy...

Senior medical students boycotting the state licensing exam said Sunday they will put on hold their collective action taken in protest of the government's medical workforce reform plan. Medical students in the fourth year have refused to take the exam...

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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Trump tapes...
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Flu season and COVID-19...
 2020-09-13 11:51 

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Russia provides 25,000 tons of wheat to typhoon-hit North Korea...

Russia has delivered 25,000 tons of wheat in humanitarian assistance to North Korea, the Russian mission in Pyongyang has said, as the impoverished North struggles to recover from damage caused by recent back-to-back typhoons....

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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DJI drones to be used for polar region research...

Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) and DJI signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at KOPRI's headquarter in Songdo, Incheon, Sept. 9. The signed MOU encompasses collaboration for purposes of scientific research using drone technology in the po...

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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Mobile air-conditioning service...

An LG Electronics employee stands next to a van for LG's Direct Mobile Service (DMS), a mobile air-conditioning service, Sunday. The DMS business has been expanded to three additional countries - the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia - providing it...

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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BC Card chief tasked with finding new growth engines...

BC Card President Lee Dong-myun is tasked with finding the next growth engines for the firm amid its weak earnings and growing uncertainties in the local credit card industry....

 2020-09-13 11:51 

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Normalize Asiana's operations...

The Moon Jae-in administration has decided to provide the ailing Asiana Airlines with a relief fund, following the collapse of a takeover deal between HDC Hyundai Development Company and the air carrier. The government and the state-run Korea Development ...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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'Nomadland' wins top prize at Venice film festival...

"Nomadland" by director Chloe Zhao scooped the top prize at the Venice film festival on Saturday, the first woman to win the Golden Lion in a decade. The film, an ode to American wanderlust and the highs and lows of the open road, won the top hono...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Seoul, Washington show discrepancy on new working-level talks...

Choi Jong-kun, new first vice minister of foreign affairs, returned to Seoul, Sunday, after his first meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Stephen Biegun at the U.S. State Department....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Jokbo adventure...

I was recently contacted by a young man, a third-generation Korean American who had some questions about research on his own Korean jokbo - family genealogy. I was pleased to receive the email and happy to answer his questions. But more importantly, I was...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Korea prepares for undercover investigation into online sex crimes...

Korea has been gearing up to introduce undercover investigations into sex crimes taking place online in a bid to eradicate such felonies and especially protect minors from sexual assault, police said Sunday....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Why Zoom can't save world...

CAMBRIDGE Before COVID-19, spending on business travel totaled $1.5 trillion a year (about 1.7% of world GDP). Now it is down to a trickle, as countries have closed their borders and social distancing has taken hold. Planes have been grounded, hotels are ...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Where are we with COVID-19 vaccine development?...

The global competition to develop a COVID-19 vaccine has been intensifying as it is considered to be the only fundamental solution to ending the pandemic. As some research institutes and multinational pharmaceutical and bio companies have recently entered...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Mobile air-conditioning service...
 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial...

Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K. patient....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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TODAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020...
 2020-09-13 08:35 

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World writers who loved Korea...

In the course of the modern and contemporary history of Korea, some foreigners have made remarkable contributions to our society and culture in different ways by undertaking a wide range of Korean studies and literature....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Samsung Electro-Mechanics develops industry's smallest power inductor...

Samsung Electro-Mechanics has developed the world's smallest power inductor, a core electronic component that ensures stable electricity supply to semiconductors, with an aim to capitalize on rapidly growing market demand, the company said Sunday....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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North Korean suspected of killing Kim Jong-un's half-brother charged with violating sanctions...

The United States Department of Justice has filed a criminal complaint against a North Korean man suspected of killing Kim Jong-un's half brother on charges of violating sanctions placed on the communist regime....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Chinese cyberbulling increases against Korean celebrities...

A large number of Chinese internet users expressed criticism for Korean celebrity Lee Hyo-ri for "being disrespectful" of the communist revolutionary leader Mao Zedong (1893-1976) after she proposed using "Mao" as her stage name in a recen...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Vanessa Kirby's Venice win makes her Hollywood royalty...

Vanessa Kirby's best actress win at the Venice film festival on Saturday confirms her ascension to Hollywood royalty after breaking through playing a real royal in Netflix's "The Crown"....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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DJI to use drones for polar region scientific research...

Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) and DJI signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at KOPRI's headquarter in Songdo, Incheon, Sept. 9. The signed MOU encompasses collaboration for purposes of scientific research using drone technology in the po...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Expats in Seoul warned of voice phishing...

Julian, a Mongolian resident of Seoul, received a text message recently asking for his bank account information with the promise that the COVID-19 relief fund would be applied on his behalf and sent to his account....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing...

Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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France striker Mbappe tests positive for COVID-19...

Kylian Mbappe has been ruled out of France's Nations League game against World Cup runners-up Croatia on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19, national team management said Monday. ....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Visiting ancestral graves amid pandemic...
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'Digital Prison' shuts down amid outcry...

A South Korean vigilante website that published personal details of people it accused of sex crimes suddenly went dark this week after a public backlash sparked by the death of one of its targets, as police hunt for its operators. , () ....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Sale of Air Busan, Air Seoul inevitable...

Creditors of Asiana Airlines are expected to push for the sale of Air Busan and Air Seoul, in a bid to normalize the nation's second-largest full-service carrier following the collapse of the HDC-Asiana acquisition deal, according to industry official...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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A new test for COVID-19 shows promise...

Another new test for COVID-19 was recently authorized - and this one could be a game-changer. The Abbott Diagnostics BinaxNOW antigen test is a new point-of-care test that reportedly costs only $5 to administer, delivers results in as little as 15 minutes...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Concerns rise over deliverymen spreading virus...

It has become the "new normal" for people to place an order online and receive food in front of their apartment door amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 '' ....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Property damage from heavy rains in July-August estimated at over 1 trillion won...

Torrential rains that lashed South Korea from late July to early August have caused property damage estimated at over 1 trillion won (US$842 million), the worst damage from storms and flooding in 14 years in the country, the interior ministry said Sunday....

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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What is SC Group chief up to in Korea?...

Standard Chartered Group CEO Bill Winters is set to meet with the chiefs of leading fintech firms as well as financial authorities during his one-month stay in Korea, according to SC Bank. The first of his meetings will be with Kakao Bank CEO Yoon Ho-youn...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Marnie Weber brings whimsical world to Busan...

Artist Marnie Weber is known for her fantastical creations combining performance, video, sculpture, music, costume and collage and blurring the boundary between reality and fantasy. The Los Angeles-based artist unravels her latest tale "Song of the Se...

 2020-09-13 08:35 

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Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list...

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos topped Forbes' list of richest Americans for the third year in a row, while U.S. President Donald Trump's ranking dropped as the coronavirus pandemic slammed his office building, hotels and resorts, the magazine s...

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