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 2020-11-24 10:59 

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'City Couple's Way of Love' to be unveiled on Netflix...

Streaming service Kakao TV's upcoming web drama series "City Couple's Way of Love" will be unveiled on Netflix from Dec. 8, the company said Tuesday. Each episode of its first season is set to hit Netflix two hours after being aired on Kak...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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One-off allowances cost Shinhan...

Shinhan Bank reported steep earnings declines for the third quarter in its major overseas markets - such as China and Vietnam - as a result of allocating higher allowances for potential bad debts amid the unceasing economic uncertainty surrounding the COV...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Blondie & Garfield - NOVEMBER 25, 2020...
 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Korea's iconic actor Lee Byung-hun untangled...

"Actor Lee Byung-hun," which delves into the life, filmography and craft of one of Korea's greatest screen performers of his time, will be published Thursday as the actor celebrates the 30th anniversary of his screen debut....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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'After Every Winter Comes Spring' exhibition sheds light on ancestors' pursuit of hope...

"After Every Winter Comes Spring," a new exhibition at the National Museum of Korea (NMK), centers around the work of two renowned Joseon era painters - Kim Jeong-hui (1786-1856) and Kim Hong-do (1745-1806)....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Will Kim Jong-un attend Tokyo Olympics?...

President Moon Jae-in and his ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) are determined not to miss out on the chance for engaging North Korea and promoting peace on the Korean Peninsula during the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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1 killed, 23 injured in Busan apartment fire...

A fire broke out at an apartment building in the southeastern city of Busan on Tuesday, leaving one dead and three injured, fire authorities said. The fire started at around 6:50 a.m. on the 12th floor of an apartment building in the northern ward of Geum...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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CEOs who are inspired by music...

Many local CEOs are taking time out of their hectic schedules to get some peace of mind and relaxation through music. Some show their affection through holding exclusive concerts or constructing large-scale concert halls to offer music opportunities to th...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Will Moon replace controversial housing minister?...

One highlight of an upcoming Cabinet reshuffle is whether President Moon Jae-in will replace his top housing policymaker Kim Hyun-mee, who has been at the center of rising public indignation over his administration's failure to contain soaring housing...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Justice minister orders suspension of top prosecutor from duty amid feud over reforms, investigations...

Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae on Tuesday suspended Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl from his duty, in an unprecedented move amid a feud over prosecution reforms and various investigations involving Yoon's aide and family members....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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New virus cases spike to over 300 again...

The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced back to over 300 on Tuesday due to a pileup of sporadic infections across the nation, with tougher antivirus rules in place in the greater Seoul area amid a virus resurgence. The country added 349...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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LS Cable inks supply deal with Danish wind power giant Orsted...

LS Cable & System (C&S) signed a five-year deal to supply high voltage cables to Danish wind power company Orsted, helping the cable maker strengthen its status as a leading player in the renewable energy business, according to LS C&S, Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Main opposition to push for third round of emergency relief funds...

The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) will push to include funds for an additional third round of coronavirus-related emergency handouts in next year's state budget, a senior party official said Tuesday. "To help out the damaged sectors of ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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KOSPI rewrites all-time record on foreign investors' strong net-buying...

The benchmark KOSPI continued its rally Tuesday, rewriting its all-time record high of the past 45 years, both in intra-day trading and at the close. The index began trading at 2,616.28 points, up 13.69 points from Monday's close of 2,602.59, which wa...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Using less, discarding less...

We see an enormous amount of waste piled up every day in front of each apartment building here in Korea. After looking at the waste one day, I wondered, "Where does it all go?"...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Korea to host 1st ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit...

Young people from Korea and ASEAN countries will share their ideas on the role of the young generations in fostering mutual growth and prosperity through an online conference, according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Air Busan to resume flights to China's Ningbo...

Air Busan Co. said Tuesday it will resume flights to the Chinese city of Ningbo next month to meet travel demand from businessmen. The budget carrier unit of Asiana Airlines Inc. will begin offering one flight per week on Dec. 6 on the Incheon-Ningbo rout...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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TWICE to release 'I Can't Stop Me' performance video...

South Korean girl group Twice will release a new performance video next week. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert announced Monday that Twice will premiere its performance video for "I Can't Stop Me" on the Late Show YouTube channel Nov. 30 at ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Polarizing home ownership...

The number of owners of multiple homes and those who do not own even a single ones have both sharply increased in the last year, reflecting the widening gap between the haves and have-nots. The polarizing housing market shows the Moon Jae-in administratio...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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CJ CheilJedang sues Daesang over patents...

The country's top food company CJ CheilJedang has filed a 10 billion won lawsuit against consumer foods company Daesang Corporation to protect its property rights in the bio sector. Daesang allegedly infringed CJ CheilJedang's patent for its lysin...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Samsung, LG claim lead in QLED, OLED TVs...

Samsung Electronics claimed a solid lead in the global TV market, while its chief cross-town rival LG Electronics was continuing its lead in the OLED TV segment, according to market research data, Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Philippines in advanced talks with AstraZeneca for vaccine...

The Philippines is close to concluding talks with Britain's AstraZeneca for the supply of at least 20 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, a top coronavirus task force official said on Monday. Carlito Galvez, the former general in charge of strategy...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Allies need new approach to NK...

More Americans voted in the 2020 presidential election than in any previous election. In a speech, President-elect Joseph Biden pledged to unify the nation: "To make progress we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy. We are not enemies we are ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Essay awardees suggest fresh ideas for Korea's globalization...

In their award-winning English economic essays, university students suggested ways for Korea to overcome its demographic challenge that inhibits sustainable growth, and to tear down the language barrier that makes it difficult for foreign businesses opera...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Trump finally agrees to Biden transition - but still not conceding...

President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden's transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on assistance. Trump acknowledged...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Korea to develop indigenous robot for explosives detection, removal...

South Korea's arms procurement agency signed a contract commissioning a local defense firm to develop a robot capable of detecting and removing land mines and other explosives with indigenous technology, officials said Tuesday. Under the 18 billion-wo...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Schools need reliable guidance on reopening...

One of the most frustrating aspects of the pandemic has been watching school districts try to navigate the complexities of remote learning with so little guidance from Washington, D.C. The silence is equally deafening when it comes to figuring out when an...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Vaccine supply and demand...
 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Wang Yi's visit and Korea-China summit...

There is a learning curve for Korean journalists when it comes to Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister. In the past, when Wang visited Seoul, they assumed that he was coming to Seoul to prepare for a summit between President Moon Jae-in and General Secre...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Trump's Pentagon purge threatens US security...

President Donald Trump's wholesale removal of the top civilian leadership of the Defense Department almost certainly isn't the coup-in-the-making that some of his critics have alleged. Even so, the purge threatens to inflict lasting damage on Amer...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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[HACKERS] Toeic RC: November 4...

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 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Lotte unveils in-house artist members...

Lotte Culture Foundation, which runs Lotte Concert Hall, announced that Esme Quartet and Korean Chamber Orchestra were picked as artists of its first in-house program to present quality classical concerts every year....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020...

1715-First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn 1783-Britain evacuates N.Y., their last military position in U.S....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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[Editorial] Launch of new trade bloc...

"South Korea should step up regional partnership"...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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A nightmare week for the national team...

What a week. It was, in the words of one Korea Football Association (KFA) official, "a nightmare." What should have been an exciting trip to Europe to take on Mexico and Qatar - the teams that basically eliminated the Taeguk Warriors from the 2018...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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British PM says 'escape route in sight' from pandemic...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said the "escape route" from the coronavirus was in sight as he announced that tough restrictions in England would not be extended beyond December 2....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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AstraZeneca says COVID-19 vaccine has average efficacy of 70%...

AstraZeneca announced Monday that a vaccine it's been developing with Oxford University has shown to be "highly effective" at preventing COVID-19, with an average efficacy of 70%....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Tourism sector sinking into bottomless pit amid prolonged pandemic...

The tourism industry is suffering an unprecedented crisis caused by the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Travel companies, hotels and airlines are laying off employees or having workers take unpaid leave, as no one is able to predict when the crisis will be o...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Foreign buying spree drives KOSPI's rally...

The KOSPI continued its rally Monday, reaching an all-time high of 2,602.59 points at the close of trading, up 1.92 percent from the previous day's session. The index's market capitalization also reached an all-time high of 1,787 trillion won ($1,...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Hasty expectations...

Unification Minister Lee In-young said Monday that inter-Korean relations will be renewed with the resumption of communications channel via a now-destroyed liaison office within the Gaeseong Industrial Park. During a debate at the National Assembly, Lee, ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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SsangYong to capitalize on pandemic-triggered outdoor boom...

SsangYong Motor is hoping for improved sales as consumers increasingly pursue outdoor activities, a trend that has grown as people are seeking less populated locations to spend their time amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Future defense tech is here...
 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Consumer sentiment on house prices hike hits record high...

Korean consumers showed record-high expectations of a hike in housing prices in November, indicating the failure of the dozens of government real estate policies put in place since President Moon Jae-in took office, central bank data showed Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Dinos on verge of Korean Series title after shutting out Bears 5-0...

The NC Dinos are one win away from capturing their first South Korean baseball championship. Starter Koo Chang-mo fired seven shutout innings, and cleanup Yang Eui-ji blasted a two-run home run in the bottom sixth, lifting the Dinos to a 5-0 victory in Ga...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Blinken likely to seek stronger alliance, multilateral approach toward North Korea: experts...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state will likely seek to improve South Korea's relations with Japan as he pushes for multilateral efforts to denuclearize North Korea, U.S. experts said Monday. The U.S. president-elect selec...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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Korea-Uzbekistan statistics meeting...

Statistics Korea Commissioner Kang Shin-Wook holds an online conference with officials from his Uzbekistan counterpart's organization at the Government Complex in Daejeon, Tuesday. The Uzbekistan authority asked Statistics Korea to share and exchange ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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K-pop defies digital trend with growing physical album sales...

With the meteoric rise of digital streaming services, there seems to be no reason to buy physical albums these days. But the sales of K-pop music have defied this trend recently. Last year, total sales of the 400 most popular albums reached 25 million; th...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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LG Chem focuses on building recycling ecosystem...

LG Chem is looking to build a sustainable ecosystem for plastic and rechargeable batteries, based on its strategy of sustainability as a growth driver....

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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'Alone in the dark': Small businesses reel from new virus clampdown...

A new round of social distancing rules took effect on Tuesday in the South Korean capital of Seoul, dealing a blow to small business owners despite brighter hopes for economic recovery after earlier success in battling the coronavirus. The measures range ...

 2020-11-24 10:59 

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New US security team unlikely to adopt hardline stance against North Korea...

Given his past hardline stance against North Korea, many predict that nominee for U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, may favor putting more pressure and sanctions on Pyongyang to drive the country toward denuclearization under the upcoming Joe Biden...

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