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 2019-10-16 00:27 

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(2nd LD) Seoul subway union, company reach deal...

(ATTN: UPDATES with deal details in paras 3-5; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) --......

 2019-10-16 00:20 

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Seoul stocks start higher, tracking Wall Street...

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares opened higher Wednesday, tracking gains on ......

 2019-10-16 00:11 

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(LEAD) Seoul subway union, company reach deal...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with a deal; CHANGES slug) SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- Unionize......

 2019-10-16 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 650.61 UP 3.81 points (open)...
 2019-10-16 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,080.92 UP 12.75 points (open)...
 2019-10-16 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,185.1 won DN from 1,185.2 won...
 2019-10-15 23:52 

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Seoul subway's unionized workers hold talks with management...

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers of Seoul Metro resumed talks with the managem......

 2019-10-15 23:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul subway's unionized workers to begin strike Wednesday...

The labor union of Seoul Metro announced Tuesday night that it would soon go on a three-day strike as it failed to reach a deal with the management. Unionized workers at the operator of eight subway lines....

 2019-10-15 23:03 

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Jobless rate falls to 3.1 pct in September, 348,000 jobs created...

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's jobless rate fell to 3.1 percent in Septembe......

 2019-10-15 23:00 

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(URGENT) S. Korea's jobless rate falls to 3.1 pct in September, 348,000 jobs created...
 2019-10-15 22:31 

Korea Herald

PM Lee likely to hold talks with Abe next week: Seoul official...

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is likely to meet one-on-one with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his trip to Tokyo...

 2019-10-15 22:02 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Oct. 16)...

Investigation is not over Confrontation over former Justice Minister Cho Kuk between the......

 2019-10-15 22:02 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Oct. 16)...

Weird matchNorth Korea should follow international norms for sports South Koreans -- and......

 2019-10-15 22:02 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Oct. 16)...

Cho Kuk's resignationProsecutorial reform to be vetted by thorough probe into disgrac......

 2019-10-15 22:02 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2019-10-15 21:00 

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Korea's export prices drop on strong won in Sept....

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's export prices dropped from a month earlier i......

 2019-10-15 20:31 

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Statue of sex slave to be installed in Virginia...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Yonhap) -- A statue symbolizing Korean women forced ......

 2019-10-15 20:18 

KBS World

Rival Parties Launch Discussions on Judiciary, Prosecution Reform Bills...

[Politics] : South Korea's rival political parties have launched discussions on fast-tracked judiciary and prosecutorial reform bills but are struggling to narrow their differences. During their first round of talks at the National Assembly on Wednesd...

 2019-10-15 20:10 

KBS World

Moon Orders Prosecution to Clamp Down on Internal Irregularities...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in has ordered the prosecution and the justice ministry to draft measures to strengthen internal capabilities to root out and prevent corruption involving insiders. During a meeting with Vice Justice Minister Kim O-su and s...

 2019-10-15 19:59 

Korea Herald

Did Korean sales send SuperM's debut album to top of Billboard chart?...

Despite dominating this week's headlines with their No. 1 debut in the US, K-pop supergroup SuperM has come under...

 2019-10-15 19:44 

KBS World

Ex-Justice Minister's Wife Returns for Prosecution Questioning...

[Politics] : The wife of former Justice Minister Cho Kuk returned to the prosecution for questioning Wednesday afternoon, two days after she abruptly asked to be sent home due to her health condition. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office sai...

 2019-10-15 19:43 

KBS World

N. Korea Criticizes Planned Joint Military Exercise by US, S. Korea...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has criticized the U.S. and South Korea over their plan to carry out a joint military exercise this year. The North's official Korean Central News Agency(KCNA) on Wednesday took issue with U.S. Marine Corps Commander David ...

 2019-10-15 19:24 

KBS World

Liberal Commentator Apologizes over Sexist Remarks on His YouTube Channel...

[Politics] : Liberal pundit Rhyu Si-min has apologized to a female KBS reporter and the viewers of his YouTube channel over apparent sexist remarks made on his show. In a statement on Wednesday, Rhyu, who is now heading the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation, said i...

 2019-10-15 19:10 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Hong Kong protesters, police in chaotic clashes...

Hong Kong has been battered by more than four months of pro-democracy protests - and increasingly violent clashes with...

 2019-10-15 19:06 

Korea Herald

Moon urges swift prosecution reform, strengthened audit of prosecution...

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday ordered the interim chief of the Ministry of Justice to complete processes related to...

 2019-10-15 18:57 

Korea Herald

Foundation to be launched for victims of Japan's forced labor...

A private foundation aimed at supporting Asian victims forced into labor during Japan's colonial rule of Korea wil...

 2019-10-15 18:55 

KBS World

KBS to Air Inter-Korean World Cup Qualifier on Thurs....

[Sports] : KBS plans to broadcast the inter-Korean World Cup qualifier held in Pyongyang earlier this week if North Korea hands over footage of the football match as promised.An official of the South Korean public broadcaster said on Wednesday that the re...

 2019-10-15 18:54 

Korea Herald

Kim Jong-un says pain caused by US turned to rage...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un rode up Paektusan on a horse, the North's state media reported Wednesday, highligh...

 2019-10-15 18:53 

Yonhap News

U.S. sanctions aim to make N. Korea productive at talks: Pentagon...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Yonhap) -- The United States' sanctions campaig......

 2019-10-15 18:53 

Korea Herald

Kakao Bank to raise W500b in capital by issuing new shares...

South Korea's internet-only lender Kakao Bank has decided to raise 500 billion won ($422.4 million) in capital by...

 2019-10-15 18:36 

Korea Herald

Seoul subway union, company reach deal to resume operations...

Unionized workers of Seoul Metro on Wednesday canceled their planned strike after reaching an agreement with the managem...

 2019-10-15 18:33 

Korea Herald

Inter-Korean soccer match: A goalless draw, stalled diplomacy...

It was a de facto defeat for South Korea.In a men's World Cup qualifier match held Tuesday in Pyongyang, world No....

 2019-10-15 18:33 

KBS World

Abe: N. Korean Fishing Boat Cleared After Colliding with Japanese Patrol Ship...

[Politics] : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says North Korea was not found to have committed any illegal action in regard to a collision earlier this month between a North Korean fishing boat and a Japanese patrol ship in the East Sea. According to Ja...

 2019-10-15 18:30 

Korea Herald

Kim Nyung-man looks back on his early days in the '70s...

Kim Nyung-man, a 70-year-old professional photographer, is holding a solo exhibition that looks back on the early days o...

 2019-10-15 18:29 

Korea Herald

Macallan releases Edition No. 5 in new color...

Macallan has released a new whisky called Edition No. 5, in collaboration with the Pantone Color Institute, to demonstra...

 2019-10-15 18:28 

Korea Herald

[From the Scene] Hanwha automation boosts solar efficiency...

JINCHEON, North Chungcheong Province -- At Hanwha Q Cells' factory in Jincheon, North Chungcheong Province, there...

 2019-10-15 18:28 

Korea Herald

Korean executives getting younger: study...

Executives at South Korea's large businesses are fewer in number this year and are getting younger, a study found...

 2019-10-15 18:26 

Korea Herald

[Noah Smith] Economics Nobel for three pragmatic poverty-fighters...

This year's economics Nobel prize went to three worthy economists: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massac...

 2019-10-15 18:25 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Sterile business climate...

According to a recent survey by the Export-Import Bank of Korea, 78.9 percent of 216 domestic companies which took loans...

 2019-10-15 18:21 

KBS World

Pres. Office Likely to Nominate New Justice Minister Soon...

[Politics] : South Korea's presidential office plans to name a nominee for the vacant Justice Minister post in the near future. Noting the vacuum left by the resignation of former Justice Minister Cho Kuk, an official at the presidential office told K...

 2019-10-15 18:14 

Korea Herald

'To the Moon With Snoopy': Uplifting 'Peanuts' characters arrive in Seoul...

Lotte Museum of Art's exhibition featuring the "Peanuts" gang will satisfy not just family visitors bu...

 2019-10-15 17:44 

Korea Herald

Moon stresses people's role in democracy...

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday stressed the importance of the role the public played in the country's democrac...

 2019-10-15 17:43 

Korea Herald

[Photo News] ASEAN-Korea Train Launch...

ASEAN-KOREA TRAIN LAUNCH -- (From first, from fifth left to right) Secretary-General of the ASEAN-Korea Center Lee Hyuk,...

 2019-10-15 17:30 

Korea Herald

GS Group chairman calls for return to fundamentals amid uncertainties...

GS Group Chairman Huh Chang-soo on Wednesday opened the fourth quarter GS Group executive meeting with words of caution,...

 2019-10-15 17:24 

Korea Herald

Supreme Court finalizes suspension of FSC restriction on Samsung BioLogics...

The Supreme Court of South Korea upheld earlier rulings to suspend the Financial Services Commission's restriction...

 2019-10-15 17:21 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Twinny to challenge global robotics heavyweights...

In the global race for automation in logistics, unmanned mobile robots are playing an important role, largely with the a...

 2019-10-15 17:19 

KBS World

S. Korea's Prosecution Vows to Continue Reform Efforts...

[Politics] : South Korea's prosecution has vowed efforts to move forward with the Moon Jae-in administration's reform drive.The Supreme Prosecutors' Office said on Wednesday it will take heed of the South Korean people's desire for change ...

 2019-10-15 17:15 

Korea Herald

Rival parties meet over bills to reform prosecution...

Political parties launched a meeting Wednesday to discuss how to handle key bills designed to reform the prosecution ami...

 2019-10-15 17:13 

Korea Herald

'League of Legends' to be available on mobile devices...

US game developer Riot Games said Wednesday that its massively popular e-sports game "League of Legends" will...

 2019-10-15 17:08 

KBS World

S. Korea, Japan Hold Working-Level Diplomatic Talks Ahead of PM's Japan Visit...

[Politics] : Diplomatic officials from South Korea and Japan held working-level talks in Seoul on Wednesday, with hopes to mend ties soured over colonial-era grievances and trade restrictions.Kim Jung-han, the South Korean Foreign Ministry's director-...

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