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 2020-08-10 11:28 

The Chosun Ilbo

Mahindra to Sell off Ssangyong...

India's Mahindra Group has decided to reduce its majority stake in Korean SUV-maker Ssangyong. Mahindra managing director Pawan Goenka said in a virtual press conference in Mumbai on Aug. 7 that the Indian automaker "is in dialogue with investors ...

 2020-08-10 11:24 

Korea Herald

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

South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to above 30 on Tuesday, as an uptick in church-traced infections shows no signs of letup. The country identified an additional 34 virus cases, including 23 domestic infections, raising the total casel...

 2020-08-10 11:09 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) As Typhoon Jangmi dissipates, more downpours expected overnight...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead, photos; UPDATES with new info in paras 1-6, 18-19) SEOUL,......

 2020-08-10 11:08 

Korea Herald

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

South Korean shares opened sharply higher Tuesday, led by an advance by major tech firms and chemicals makers. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 20.80 points, or 0.87 percent, to 2,355.11 in the first 15 minutes of trading...

 2020-08-10 11:04 

Korea Herald

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

South Korea and the United States are expected to kick off their annual summertime combined exercise next week in a scaled-back manner due to coronavirus concerns, a source said Tuesday. The computer-simulated command post exercise (CPX) will likely...

 2020-08-10 11:02 

KBS World

S. Korea, US to Stage Joint Drill from Sunday...

[Politics] : South Korea and the U.S. will reportedly begin a joint military exercise from Sunday. According to a South Korean government official, the two sides were set to stage the Crisis Management Staff Training(CMST) for three days from Tuesday. The...

 2020-08-10 11:00 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Korea rated 28th out of 35 for raising family...

South Korea placed 28th and received a grade of C minus on Asher & Lyric's Best Countries for Raising a Family in 2020. The best country to raise a family was once again a Nordic country, Iceland, which got an A plus and a 1093.07 index...

 2020-08-10 10:57 

KBS World

Cap on Spectators at Baseball Games Raised to 25% of Capacity...

[Politics] : Starting from Tuesday, the cap on the number of spectators at professional baseball games will be raised from ten to 25 percent of stadium capacity.Professional sports in South Korea have held spectator-less games amid the COVID-19 pandemic b...

 2020-08-10 10:49 

The Chosun Ilbo

KOSPI Recovers to Pre-Coronavirus Level...

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed at the highest level in two years and two months on Monday powered by a record run for Hyundai shares. The KOSPI closed up 1.48 percent at 2,386.38 points, approaching to the record of 2,404.04 points set on Ju...

 2020-08-10 10:48 

Korea Herald

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

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump said Monday that he wants to host a Group of Seven summit after the presidential election in November, not in September as previously planned. South Korea has paid keen attention to the upcoming G7 meeting sin...

 2020-08-10 10:44 

KBS World

Trump Inclined to Host G7 Summit after November Election...

[Politics] : U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly said on Monday he is inclined to host a Group of Seven summit following the presidential election set for November 3.Reuters said that Trump made the remarks during a press briefing at the White House wh...

 2020-08-10 10:42 

Korea Herald

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

South Korea's exports fell 24 percent on-year in the first 10 days of August amid the fallout from the new coronavirus outbreak, customs data showed Tuesday. The country's outbound shipments stood at $8.7 billion from Aug. 1-10, down from $11.4 bi...

 2020-08-10 10:30 

KBS World

S. Korea's Exports Fall 24% in First 10 Days of August...

[Politics] : South Korea's exports fell nearly 24 percent from a year earlier in the first ten days of August amid the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.According to data from the Korea Customs Service on Tuesday, the country's outbound ...

 2020-08-10 10:27 

Korea Herald

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

South Korea's annual rainy season has continued for 49 days now, the longest on record, and is poised to set a fresh record as more rains are forecast to pour down until mid-August. The monsoon season, which has begun on June 24, tied the previous r...

 2020-08-10 10:15 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea to Allow Arrivals from China's Hubei Province, Once Epicenter of Coronavirus Outbreak...

Korea Monday started allowing people to enter the country from China's Hubei Province whose capital city Wuhan is where coronavirus first emerged late last year.The latest move came after the province has not reported new cases of the virus recently a...

 2020-08-10 10:14 

KBS World

Report: US Has No Immediate Plans to Reduce Troops in S. Korea...

[Politics] : The U.S. administration reportedly has no immediate plans to reduce the American military presence in South Korea. Harry Kazianis, Senior Director at the Center for the National Interest, a Washington-based think tank, made the claim in a pie...

 2020-08-10 09:50 

KBS World

Germany Welcomes S. Korea's Participation in G7 Summit...

[International] : German's top diplomat said on Monday that his country welcomes South Korea's participation in an upcoming Group of Seven summit.German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas made the comment after talks with his South Korean counterpart, Ka...

 2020-08-10 09:36 

KBS World

Emergency Recovery Completed for 56.1% of Damaged Facilities...

[Domestic] : South Korea is maintaining its nationwide emergency response level at the highest of three for the ninth day with prolonged monsoon rains causing casualties and damage to facilities.The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters...

 2020-08-10 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lebanese Government Resigns Following Beirut Blast...

Lebanon's prime minister announced his government's resignation Monday night in the aftermath of last week's devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut and the public protests that followed."We want to open the door to national rescue, a ...

 2020-08-10 09:16 

The Chosun Ilbo

India Reports Record Coronavirus Deaths...

India on Monday reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus deaths, the most the country has recorded in a single day since the pandemic began. The new toll put India's total at 44,386 deaths, trailing only the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Britain. ...

 2020-08-10 09:14 

The Chosun Ilbo

More Than 100 Arrests, 13 Officers Hurt Amid Chicago Looting...

More than 100 people were arrested Monday following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused damage in the city's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city, authorities said.Police Superintend...

 2020-08-10 09:14 

Yonhap News

KBO's reigning saves leader out 2 months with shoulder injury...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- The reigning saves king in South Korean basebal......

 2020-08-10 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

Anti-Government Protests Continue in Thailand...

Rival protests took place in Bangkok Monday, with dozens of students continuing weekslong calls to change the constitution.They were met by roughly 30 pro-government demonstrators outside the Parliament house in Thailand's capital.But thousands joined...

 2020-08-10 09:10 

The Chosun Ilbo

Trump Abruptly Escorted from White House Briefing Because of Shooting...

U.S. President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of a White House coronavirus briefing Monday because of a shooting outside the building. Trump returned minutes later and said, "There was an actual shooting and some...

 2020-08-10 09:10 

The Chosun Ilbo

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 2020-08-10 09:09 

Yonhap News

High court affirms guilty verdicts for Samsung execs, except one, in union sabotage case...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- An appellate court on Monday acquitted Lee Sang-hoon, former ch......

 2020-08-10 09:05 

KBS World

Major Highways Partially Closed amid Torrential Rains...

[Politics] : Major highways running across the capital Seoul were partly closed on Tuesday as heavy rains pushed up the water level of the city's Han River.The Seoul Metropolitan Government said that access to the Yeouido area of the Olympic Expresswa...

 2020-08-10 09:04 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon names three new senior secretaries, no announcement on chief of staff...

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 2020-08-10 08:43 

KBS World

More Downpours Expected for Central Region Tuesday...

[Science] : Typhoon Jangmi dissipated after passing through the southeastern part of South Korea on Monday, but the seasonal rain front is likely to bring more rain to the central region and North Jeolla Province on Tuesday.The Korea Meteorological Admini...

 2020-08-10 08:32 

Yonhap News

Gov't, Seoul city form task force for supply of public housing...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- The central and the Seoul city governments will work together t......

 2020-08-10 08:14 

Yonhap News

Moon names three new senior secretaries...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in appointed three new key senior Cheong Wa ......

 2020-08-10 08:09 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) Typhoon Jangmi to weaken to extratropical cyclone as it moves northward...

(ATTN: UPDATES headline, lead, first eight paras with details, photos) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Y......

 2020-08-10 08:02 

Yonhap News

Finance minister calls for quick relief aid over heavy rains...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's finance minister called Monday for quick rel......

 2020-08-10 07:34 

Yonhap News

(Yonhap Interview) Instead of pressure, TREASURE feels grateful, giddy about long-awaited debut...

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- For a group that debuted less than 72 hours......

 2020-08-10 07:32 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks hit over 2-yr high on Hyundai Motor, tech stocks...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's s......

 2020-08-10 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Aug. 10, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.668 ......

 2020-08-10 07:27 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Green Food Q2 net income down 18.2 pct. to 25.4 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Green Food Co. on Monday reported its second-quarter ne......

 2020-08-10 07:15 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) USFK eases anti-virus restrictions peninsula-wide amid slowdown in new cases...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional infections reported among USFK personnel in last 5 paras)By......

 2020-08-10 07:13 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks hit over 2-yr high on Hyundai Motor, tech stocks...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's stock market extended its winning streak to ......

 2020-08-10 07:06 

Yonhap News

Grand Korea Leisure swings to loss in Q2...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Grand Korea Leisure Co. on Monday reported its second-quarter n......

 2020-08-10 07:05 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 3 new mutated COVID-19 strains detected in S. Korea: KCDC...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 4, 6) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's publi......

 2020-08-10 07:00 

Yonhap News

Military police recommend airman be charged with AWOL in 'emperor-like military service' case...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Military police wrapped up an investigation into allegations th......

 2020-08-10 07:00 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) Typhoon Jangmi lands on S. Korea's southern coastal area...

(ATTN: UPDATES headline, lead, first six paras with details, photos) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yon......

 2020-08-10 07:00 

Yonhap News

USFK eases anti-virus restrictions peninsula-wide amid slowdown in new cases...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) eased anti-coronavirus restrictions fo......

 2020-08-10 06:58 

Yonhap News

Moon says gov't to mull agency to oversee housing market in response to soaring home prices...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in said Monday that the government will cons......

 2020-08-10 06:55 

Yonhap News

F&F Q2 net profit down 33.1 pct. to 14.1 bln won...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- F&F Co. on Monday reported its second-quarter net profit of......

 2020-08-10 06:47 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Biz groups join relief efforts for victims of heavy rains...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in para 4) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's major bus......

 2020-08-10 06:43 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

Huchems 16,400 UP 100DAEWOONG PHARM 118,500 UP 1,500HYUNDAIDEP......

 2020-08-10 06:42 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

DAEKYO 3,975 DN 20GKL 12,950 DN 100Handsome ......

 2020-08-10 06:42 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SAMSUNG SDI CO.,LTD. 473,500 DN 14,500KPIC 119,000 UP 3,000MIRAE ASSE......

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