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 2020-11-24 01:28 

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S. Korea to ban free-range poultry through Feb. amid bird flu outbreak...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to ban free-range chick......

 2020-11-24 01:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 광화문 광장 탈바꿈 공사 시작...

The Seoul Metropolitan Government's grand project to expand and beautify Gwanghwamun Square commenced Monday, as the Korean capital vowed to increase pedestrian traffic and reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

 2020-11-24 00:49 

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Troops in greater Seoul area under tighter anti-coronavirus scheme...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The defense ministry on Tuesday began enforcing tougher social ......

 2020-11-24 00:43 

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LS Cable wins submarine cable supply deal in Denmark...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- LS Cable & System, the world's third-largest wire and ......

 2020-11-24 00:42 

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Imported commercial car sales jump 21 pct in October...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Sales of imported commercial vehicles in South Korea jumped 21 ......

 2020-11-24 00:39 

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(LEAD) New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, comments in paras 6-8) SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The ......

 2020-11-24 00:31 

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New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced back......

 2020-11-24 00:31 

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Seoul stocks open higher on recovery hopes...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Tuesday after hitting an all-......

 2020-11-24 00:31 

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(URGENT) 183 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total at 26,722: KDCA...
 2020-11-24 00:30 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 1 additional coronavirus death, total at 510: KDCA...
 2020-11-24 00:30 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 349 new coronavirus cases, total at 31,353: KDCA...
 2020-11-24 00:14 

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Drug ministry approves clinical trials of coronavirus vaccine, treatment...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's drug safety agency has appr......

 2020-11-24 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 876.65 UP 3.36 points (open)...
 2020-11-24 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,616.28 UP 13.69 points (open)...
 2020-11-24 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,114.0 won UP from 1,110.4 won...
 2020-11-23 23:59 

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

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Air Busan Co. said Tuesday it will resume flights to the Chines......

 2020-11-23 23:55 

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1 killed, 3 injured in Busan apartment fire...

BUSAN, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- A fire broke out at an apartment building in the southeastern c......

 2020-11-23 23:49 

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No recovery in sight for pandemic-hit S. Korean oil refiners...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- A recent surge in coronavirus infections at home and abroad is ......

 2020-11-23 23:37 

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Samsung to take 2nd spot in semiconductor supplier ranking in 2020: report...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to maintain second place in......

 2020-11-23 22:17 

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Maryland Gov. Hogan defends S. Korea-made COVID test kits as effective...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday dism......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Nov. 24)...

No time to rally After the government upgraded social distancing to Level 2 in the great......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Nov. 24)...

Chinese FM's visitSeoul, Beijing should cement ties for peace Chinese Foreign Minis......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Nov. 24)...

Don't beat around the bushEffects of jeonse measures questionable; house leasing acts......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-11-23 21:20 

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Biegun likely to visit S. Korea next month: sources...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun may visit So......

 2020-11-23 21:00 

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S. Korea's consumer sentiment gains for 2nd month in November...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's consumer sentiment rose for the second conse......

 2020-11-23 20:28 

KBS World

KDCA Chief Selected to BBC's 100 Women of the Year...

[International] : Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency Commissioner Jeong Eun-kyeong has been chosen by BBC as one of the 100 most influential and inspirational women this year. BBC on Monday announced the list of the women from around the world wh...

 2020-11-23 20:26 

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(News Focus) Blinken likely to seek stronger alliance, multilateral approach toward N. Korea: experts...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's pic......

 2020-11-23 20:11 

KBS World

Opposition Chief Says Seoul Should Consider Nukes If Pyongyang Doesn't Give Up Own...

[Politics] : The interim chief of South Korea's main opposition People Power Party(PPP) says his country needs to consider arming itself with nuclear weapons should North Korea continue its nuclear program. Kim Chong-in made the remark in a meeting wi...

 2020-11-23 20:01 

Korea Herald

Justice minister orders suspension of top prosecutor from duty...

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, according to Yonhap N...

 2020-11-23 19:48 

KBS World

Justice Minister Suspends Top Prosecutor over Corruption Charges...

[Domestic] : Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae has suspended Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl from his duty citing corruption charges against him. Choo announced the unprecedented move in a media briefing on Tuesday, saying that as the top supervisor of prosec...

 2020-11-23 19:34 

Korea Herald

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon awarded 'Strait of Magellan'...

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday was awarded the "Strait of Magellan" Award by the Chilean government for his global leadership to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Ban, who now serves as chairman o...

 2020-11-23 18:53 

Korea Herald

COVID-19 test required for foreign residents flying to France, Netherlands: Air France-KLM...

Foreign residents in South Korea who intend to fly to France or the Netherlands must take a COVID-19 test in advance, Air France-KLM said Tuesday. According to the air carrier group, all foreign residents here except for those who hold A-1, A-2 or...

 2020-11-23 18:49 

Korea Herald

LS Group appoints third-generation heirs as CEOs...

LS Group has kicked off a new era of management by promoting third-generation successors as CEOs. In the annual reshuffle conducted during a board meeting Tuesday, LS Group promoted Yesco Holdings Vice President Koo Bon-hyuk to president and CEO. L...

 2020-11-23 18:44 

Korea Herald

GE to supply HA gas turbine for Korea's Naepo District Heating Plant...

GE said Tuesday it has clinched a deal to supply advanced gas equipment to the Naepo District Heating Plant, a regional heating supply system for the Naepo new town in South Chungcheong Province. GE said that per this deal, it will be equipping the...

 2020-11-23 18:44 

Korea Herald

Which COVID-19 vaccines will Korea aim for?...

With countries scurrying to secure sufficient COVID-19 vaccines being developed by leading global pharmaceutical firms, attention is paid to the pros and cons of each, in terms of their efficacy, affordability and distribution conditions. While Pfiz...

 2020-11-23 18:38 

Korea Herald

Experts share insight on US investment at AmCham seminar...

Representatives from the Korean and US governments and industries joined to provide their insights on key factors that Korean companies should consider when investing in the US, at the Doing Business in Korea Seminar 2020, its second iteration, held...

 2020-11-23 18:35 

Korea Herald

KDCA commissioner named among BBC's 100 women...

Jeong Eun-kyeong, commissioner of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, has been named among the top 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020 by the BBC, the British broadcaster said Monday. "This year 100...

 2020-11-23 18:19 

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(2nd LD) Biden names Antony Blinken as new secretary of state...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 13-14)By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Yon......

 2020-11-23 18:05 

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(LEAD) Biden names Antony Blinken as new secretary of state...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional information, remarks from U.S. expert from 4th para)By Byun......

 2020-11-23 18:04 

Korea Herald

USFK reports one COVID-19 patient at Pyeongtaek headquarters...

One member of US Forces Korea (USFK) stationed at its headquarters in the city of Pyeongtaek tested positive for the new coronavirus Tuesday, the US military said. It is the first case of COVID-19 that USFK has reported at Camp Humphreys since earl...

 2020-11-23 18:01 

Korea Herald

Vice FM Lee voices hope S. Korea's New Deal initiative will help SDG implementation...

Second Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tae-ho expressed hope Tuesday that South Korea's New Deal initiative to create jobs and stoke stable growth in the post-COVID-19 era will help the implementation of UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Lee's re...

 2020-11-23 18:00 

Korea Herald

[From the Scene] Drones the highlight of DX Korea defense expo...

GOYANG, Gyeonggi Province -- From Iraqi commander to Filipino admiral, the 4,000-square-meter hall was packed with high-ranking military officials wandering around some 200 booths where state-of-the-art weapons and systems were displayed by global de...

 2020-11-23 17:54 

Korea Herald

LS Cable & System to supply high voltage cables to Orsted...

LS Cable & System said Tuesday that it has inked a five-year contract with Danish energy firm Orsted to supply high voltage export cables for offshore wind farms. Though the exact size of the deal is unknown, it is estimated at hundreds of milli...

 2020-11-23 17:54 

Korea Herald

Orsted pledges opportunities for Korean offshore wind industry...

Danish energy firm Orsted on Tuesday held a forum to explain how its 1.6-gigawatt offshore wind farm project to be built in the waters off Incheon can contribute to South Korea's infant offshore wind power industry and the country's ambit...

 2020-11-23 17:33 

Korea Herald

Posco's environmental activities recognized by Boston College's journal...

Posco, South Korea's leading steelmaker, has been recognized for its environmental activities in a recent journal published by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, the company said Tuesday. "Posco's efforts to clean...

 2020-11-23 17:32 

Korea Herald

Samsung Electronics marks all-time high TV market share...

Samsung Electronics posted an all-time high share in the global TV market in terms of revenue during the third quarter, according to a report. Market research organization Omdia said in its report that Samsung's market share in the third quar...

 2020-11-23 17:32 

Yonhap News

Biden names Antony Blinken as new secretary of state...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped former Dep......

 2020-11-23 17:25 

Korea Herald

KDB chief says integration of Korean Air, Asiana Airlines may generate W300b in profit...

Korean Air Lines Co.'s planned acquisition of rival Asiana Airlines Inc. and subsequent restructuring will lead to an annual profit of 300 billion won ($269.6 million), the head of the main creditor of Asiana said Monday. Lee Dong-gull, chairm...

 2020-11-23 17:23 

Korea Herald

'Fake Men' is back...

After a monthlong break, reality show "Fake Men" returned to local streaming platform Kakao TV on Tuesday at noon with its fifth episode, titled "3000 PT gymnastics ... start of a new training process." The second season of...

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