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 2020-08-11 04:38 

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KCC turns to profits in Q2...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- KCC Corp. on Tuesday reported its second-quarter net profit of ......

 2020-08-11 02:53 

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Moon urges every possible measure for recovery of flood damage...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called on the government Tuesday to mobil......

 2020-08-11 02:46 

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S. Korean golfer Kim Sei-young moves back to U.S. for LPGA return...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean LPGA star Kim Sei-young has returned to the United......

 2020-08-11 02:43 

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BTS content to be featured in overseas Korean education course...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop group BTS......

 2020-08-11 02:35 

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(LEAD) S. Korea, U.S. set to launch combined summertime exercise next week...

(ATTN: ADDS JCS spokesperson's remark in 4th para)By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Aug. 11 ......

 2020-08-11 02:33 

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Seoul stocks jump late Tuesday morning on techs, chemicals...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares jumped more than 1 percent late Tuesday mor......

 2020-08-11 02:27 

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LG Uplus to launch 5G-based AR glasses with Nreal...

By Chae Yun-hwan SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecom......

 2020-08-11 02:23 

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N. Korea's border dam remains partially open amid heavy rains: JCS...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Floodgates of a North Korean dam near the border with South Kor......

 2020-08-11 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2020-08-11 01:42 

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Samsung maintains 2nd spot in Canadian smartphone market in Q2: report...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. remained the second-largest smartphone ......

 2020-08-11 01:42 

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(LEAD) Samsung Biologics to spend 1.7 tln won for new plant...

(ATTN: ADDS more info throughout, photo)By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Samsun......

 2020-08-11 01:38 

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S. Korea logs record budget deficit in H1 amid virus...

SEJONG, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea posted a record budget deficit in the first half o......

 2020-08-11 01:36 

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More virus cases reported at Russia-flagged ship in Busan...

BUSAN, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- More seafarers on a Russia-flagged ship docked in the southern ......

 2020-08-11 01:31 

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S. Korea raises travel alert for Beirut after explosion...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea raised the travel alert for the Lebanese capital of......

 2020-08-11 01:23 

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N.K.'s official paper urges efforts to minimize flood-caused damage on farming...

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper calle......

 2020-08-11 01:19 

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(LEAD) S. Korean central region under 49 days of rainy season, longest on record...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in last 5 paras; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) --......

 2020-08-11 01:18 

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New daily virus cases bounce back to over 30 as church-linked infections rise...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to above ......

 2020-08-11 01:11 

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(URGENT) 71 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 13,729: KCDC...
 2020-08-11 01:10 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports no new coronavirus death, death toll at 305: KCDC...
 2020-08-11 01:10 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 34 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 14,660: KCDC...
 2020-08-11 00:46 

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S. Korea, U.S. set to launch combined summertime exercise next week...

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States are expec......

 2020-08-11 00:30 

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Trump says he wants to host G7 summit after election...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday t......

 2020-08-11 00:30 

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Seoul stocks open sharply higher on gains in techs, chemicals...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares opened sharply higher Tuesday, led by an ad......

 2020-08-11 00:27 

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(LEAD) Exports fall 24 pct in first 10 days of August...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports fe......

 2020-08-11 00:22 

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BTS drops teaser photos for upcoming single 'Dynamite'...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- K-pop giant BTS on Tuesday unveiled a set of teaser images for ......

 2020-08-11 00:21 

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S. Korean central region under 49 days of rainy season, longest on record...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's annual rainy season has continued for 49 day......

 2020-08-11 00:16 

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Samsung Biologics to spend 1.7 tln won for new plant...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Biologics, a biopharmaceutical unit of......

 2020-08-11 00:03 

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Households pile up cash in Q1 amid coronavirus...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean households scrambled to pile up cash in the first ......

 2020-08-11 00:02 

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KOSDAQ 863.07 UP 0.31 points (open)...
 2020-08-11 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,396.11 UP 9.73 points (open)...
 2020-08-11 00:01 

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Dollar opens at 1,187.0 won UP from 1,185.6 won...
 2020-08-11 00:01 

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Exports fall 24 pct in first 10 days of August...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports fell 24 percent on-year in the first......

 2020-08-10 23:41 

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Cap on baseball crowds raised to 25 percent of capacity this week...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- Beginning with games Tuesday evening, the cap o......

 2020-08-10 23:40 

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Refiners' continued negative margin dims earnings outlook...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean oil refiners' key profitability measure has r......

 2020-08-10 22:54 

Korea Herald

Korean football league adjusts fixtures ahead of Asian club tournament...

The top South Korean football league announced changes to its fixtures on Tuesday, a move designed to accommodate teams playing at a continental tournament in October. The six K League 1 matches set for Sept. 25-27 will be pl...

 2020-08-10 22:44 

Korea Herald

Jeju Air Q2 net losses widen on failed Eastar merger...

Jeju Air Co., South Korea's biggest low-cost carrier, on Tuesday announced a revised second-quarter earnings report, which showed the company posted larger net losses than initially estimated due to the unsuccessful acquisition of debt-ridden...

 2020-08-10 22:42 

Korea Herald

Choi Kwang-ho shows New York highlights from 30 years ago...

Photographer Choi Kwang-ho's solo exhibition brings you back to New York 30 years ago through more than 400 of his photographs. The ongoing exhibition at Gallery Ryugaheon in central Seoul -- a space dedicated solely to documentary photography...

 2020-08-10 22:23 

Korea Herald

Veteran KBO slugger hits milestone home run...

Kiwoom Heroes' slugger Park Byung-ho blasted a milestone home run on Tuesday, becoming only the second player in South Korean baseball history with seven straight 20-homer seasons. Park smacked a two-run homer off Warwick Sau...

 2020-08-10 22:05 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 11)...

Detached from reality The Moon Jae-in administration has once again resorted to its favo......

 2020-08-10 22:05 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Aug. 11)...

Minimize flood damages Time to take bolder measures to prevent disasters Heavy rainfa......

 2020-08-10 22:05 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 11)...

'New Deal' fund Envisioned plans need to be redesigned to put them in line wit......

 2020-08-10 22:04 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-08-10 20:03 

KBS World

FM Kang Stresses Seoul's Potential to Contribute to G7...

[Politics] : Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said South Korea can contribute to the Group of 7 with its handling of the pandemic and possibly more. In a meeting with reporters upon arrival from Germany on Tuesday, Kang said that the biggest issue at hand ...

 2020-08-10 19:55 

KBS World

OECD Warns of Fiscal Impact of Aging on S. Korea...

[Economy] : The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD) has called ageing one of the most worrying trends for South Korea's fiscal health. In its latest report on Tuesday, where it revised upward its outlook for South Korea by four...

 2020-08-10 19:50 

Korea Herald

Gyeonggi Province sets example for universal basic income...

When Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung first brought the idea of universal basic income to South Korea's political arena years ago, it was quickly dismissed as too far-fetched and populist. Now, the COVID-19 crisis put the universal basic i...

 2020-08-10 19:42 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Why are Korean doctors striking?...

Last Friday, thousands of young doctors and medical students took to the streets in Yeouido, Seoul, to protest the government's plans for recruiting and utilizing health care workforce. Another walkout by doctors of all grades is slated for thi...

 2020-08-10 19:41 

KBS World

KOSPI Tops 2,400 Points for First Time in 26 Months...

[Economy] : South Korea's benchmark stock index has surpassed two-thousand-400 points for the first time in over two years following recent U.S. stock rallies. With Tuesday's closing of two-thousand-418-point-67 points, the Korea Composite Stock P...

 2020-08-10 19:35 

KBS World

Incoming USFK Personnel to Undergo Additional 2-Week Quarantine in US...

[Politics] : Members of U.S. Forces Korea and their families will go through a mandatory quarantine in the U.S. before traveling to South Korea. According to U.S. military media outlet Stars and Stripes, the U.S. Army will apply its "Frago 9" guid...

 2020-08-10 19:21 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] 'Beethoven made it happen'...

Ludwig van Beethoven was more than just the theme of this year's festival for pianist Son Yeol-eum. He was the hero. Though hindered by the coronavirus and the heavy downpour, the 17th Music in PyeongChang (MPyC) successfully wrapped up its t...

 2020-08-10 19:07 

Korea Herald

US military personnel must be tested for coronavirus before traveling here...

Starting Aug. 21, all US military personnel will be required to undergo coronavirus testing before departing for South Korea, a US military newspaper reported Friday. They must also observe a two-week quarantine before departure and again upon arri...

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