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 2020-11-09 12:13 

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BTS wins four prizes at MTV Europe Music Awards...

K-pop megastars BTS has clinched four trophies at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), including the coveted Best Song prize. The seven-member act took home four prizes in total, winning the Best Song category with its latest hit "Dynamite&#...

 2020-11-09 12:13 

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Thai police use water cannon to stop pro-democracy march to palace...

Thai police on Sunday fired water cannon on pro-democracy protesters who were trying to march to the royal palace to deliver letters demanding reform to the unassailable monarchy. Student-led rallies have rocked the kingdom since July, with protesters cal...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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World leaders hope for fresh start after Biden win...

World leaders on Sunday cheered Joe Biden's election as U.S. president as a chance to enhance cooperation on climate change, the coronavirus and other problems after four years of President Donald Trump's rejection of international alliances. Trum...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails set for Rock Hall induction...

Years after their deaths, Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G. and T. Rex's Marc Bolan will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Trump considers how to keep up fight, find a graceful exit...

President Donald Trump never admits defeat. But he faces a stark choice now that Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House: Concede graciously for the sake of the nation or don't - and get evicted anyway....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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White House chief of staff reportedly tests positive for coronavirus...

Mark Meadows, the top aide to US President Donald Trump, has become the latest person in the White House inner circle to contract COVID-19, CNN and The New York Times reported Friday....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Protesters crying foul over vote counts stir safety concerns...

Protesters crying foul over the presidential election vote-counting rallied outside tabulation centers in Phoenix and Detroit, Friday, responding to groundless claims by President Donald Trump that the Democrats were trying to steal the White House....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Korea sees rising hatred against women...

On Oct. 21, a young woman sent a tweet warning women of getting random sprays near Gangnam Station in Seoul....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Bears' ace Alcantara named KBO's top player for October...

Doosan Bears' right-hander Raul Alcantara has been named the top player in South Korean baseball for October after posting a perfect record. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced Sunday that Alcantara was voted its Player of the Month for Oc...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Nat'l football team defender tests positive for COVID-19...

A South Korean football player based in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for COVID-19, costing him a spot on the national team for upcoming friendly matches....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Veteran actor Song Jae-ho dies...

Veteran actor Song Jae-ho, best known for his various roles in multiple films and dramas such as "Yeongja's Heydays" (1975), "Three Times Each for Short and Long Ways" (1981) and KBS drama "Precious Family," has passed away of ...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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India, France, Russia: China bans visitors from more countries amid COVID-19...

China has suspended entry for foreign visitors from a further eight countries as it seeks to prevent importing new COVID-19 cases. Notices telling people about the restrictions were posted on the websites of China's embassies in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, ...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Johnny Depp exits 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise...

Johnny Depp has exited the ''Fantastic Beasts'' franchise following his failed libel case against The Sun tabloid newspaper for a 2018 article that labeled him a "wife beater." Depp said Friday in a letter posted on Instagram that he would...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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New virus cases rebound to over 100 again...

South Korea's new coronavirus infections again rose by triple digits Sunday on a string of cluster infections across the country, putting the country's virus fight at risk amid the approaching winter season....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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'US to return to traditional North Korea policy under Biden'...

The United States is expected to return to a more traditional approach toward denuclearization of North Korea under President-elect Joe Biden, according to analysts, Sunday. They said Biden will only be open to top-down diplomacy embraced by President Don...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Assets for one generation...

Chairman Lee Kun-hee of Samsung Electronics passed away Oct. 25. My house is next to his residence and our engineering design office is in the neighborhood of Hannam-dong, Seoul, and I have had a few opportunities to work for Samsung in designing factorie...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Korean politicians to strengthen ties with Biden...

With Joe Biden declared the next U.S. president, his personal connections with big-name Korean figures is drawing attention because they can help Korea to better cope with American policy on the Korean Peninsula....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Biden's win signals stricter regulations for Korean banks in US...

The victory of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election has raised new hopes for both the U.S. and the global community, but his commitment to stricter financial regulations is apparently weighing on Korean banks doing business in ...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US...

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after m...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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French marines paint Korea red in 1902...

In mid-August 1902, a French warship sailed into Fusan (modern Busan) and granted shore leave for a large number of marines. The foreign settlement at Fusan was predominantly Japanese - in fact, there was only a handful of non-Japanese foreign-owned estab...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Green light for eco-friendly businesses under Biden...

With Joe Biden winning the presidential election of the United States, the green light is set to be given to Korean companies engaged in eco-friendly industries such as solar energy and electric batteries, industry officials said Sunday. The president-ele...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Biden wins in Michigan, in another major blow to Trump...

Democrat Joe Biden has won the crucial battleground state of Michigan Wednesday meaning the former vice president has flipped another state won by President Donald Trump in 2016. , 2016 ....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Blondie & Garfield - NOVEMBER 9, 2020...
 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Foreign ministry vows continued efforts with incoming US government for stronger alliance...

South Korea's foreign ministry said Sunday it will continue efforts with the incoming government of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to strengthen the bilateral alliance and achieve progress in efforts for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide...

A texting company run by one of President Donald Trump's top campaign officials sent out thousands of targeted, anonymous text messages urging supporters to rally where votes were being counted in Philadelphia, Thursday, falsely claiming Democrats wer...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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'People are willing to pay for quality journalism'...

As computers and smartphones become the tool the masses choose to watch or read news on, almost every news company in the world has been thinking about how they can put a price on their digital products and decrease their reliance on advertising revenue....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Korea on alert over possible shift in U.S. economic policy...

The government is closely watching for shifts in U.S. economic policy, after Democrat Joe Biden was declared president-elect four days after polls closed, Saturday, local time....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Suspended animation: Count drags on as Biden nears victory...

Four days after the election, the U.S. presidential race hovered in suspended animation Saturday as the long, exacting work of counting votes brought Democrat Joe Biden ever closer to a victory over President Donald Trump. The verdict delay can be attribu...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Video artist Bill Viola's relation to Lee U-fan unraveled...

BUSAN - Video art pioneer Bill Viola is selected to be the second artist in "Lee Ufan and His Friends," a new exhibition series at the Busan Museum of Art launched in 2019, and presents 16 video installations that share similar themes of spiritual...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Biden and Harris 2020 winners...
 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Biden lead widens in US election...

Democrat Joe Biden moved closer to winning the White House, Friday, as he expanded his lead over President Donald Trump in battleground states, but television networks held off from declaring him the victor as officials continued to count votes....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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China could face greater terrorism threat as US 'delists' East Turkestan Islamic Movement...

China could face a greater terrorism threat as a result of the US removing the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), which Beijing has repeatedly blamed for violent acts in Xinjiang and elsewhere, from its list of terror groups, observers say....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Allergic to sunlight: rare but extremely painful...

The late comedian Park Ji-sun reportedly had a hard time due to a worsening allergic reaction to sunlight. A final note, which is believed to have been left by Park's mother, who was found dead by her daughter's side, said, "My daughter suffer...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Suggestions for future of military installations...

As Korea's Green New Deal policy focuses on the establishment of eco-friendly energy infrastructure, the military, with its various facilities, should begin preparations to develop and adapt alongside the wave of social changes to come. In a keynote s...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Moon sends congratulatory message to Biden, hopes to work together to develop alliance...

President Moon Jae-in sent a congratulatory message to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, expressing hope for joint efforts to develop the Seoul-Washington alliance....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Ruling party, government show double-standards over ethical issues...

"Naeronambul,4; a homegrown phrase popularly used in politics to satirically refer to double-faced and hypocritical standards, is increasingly being associated with the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and President Moon Jae-in's administ...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Concert for residents...
 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

COVID-19 fears lingering...

On the second day of the new social distancing scheme in place, Korea's daily COVID-19 cases bounced back to over 100, rekindling fears of another wave of infections. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), Korea reported ...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Biden on cusp of presidency after gains in Pennsylvania...

Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battleground states of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Those put Biden in a stronger position to capture the 270 Elector...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Trump, GOP test out rallying cry: Count the 'legal' votes...

President Donald Trump and some of his Republican supporters are testing out a rallying cry for his uphill fight to reverse the lead that Joe Biden holds in key battleground states: "count all 'legal' votes."...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Biden on brink of winning White House...

The nail-biting US election was on the cusp of finally declaring a winner Thursday, with Democrat Joe Biden declaring "no doubt" he would beat President Donald Trump and all eyes on the decisive state of Pennsylvania. , ....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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Moon expresses high hopes for alliance in Biden-Harris era...

President Moon Jae-in underlined the "rock-solid" Korea-U.S. alliance ahead of a transition to a Democratic administration in the U.S. with Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election there. Shortly before Biden delivered a national speec...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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UN recognizes Shinhan's sustainable finance efforts...

The global community has recognized Shinhan Financial Group's efforts for sustainable finance....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Korean-Americans...

My attitude about Korean-Americans has changed over the years. When I first encountered Korea, living there, I met people who wanted to go to America "by hook or by crook." And indeed, many were able to cobble together reasons to get a visa to vis...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

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South Korea's new coronavirus cases reduced to double digits...

New COVID-19 cases fell below 100 in Korea for Friday for the first time in four days as the health authorities introduced a revised social distancing system....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Biden defeats Trump for White House, says 'time to heal'...

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday and offered himself to the nation as a leader who ''seeks not to divide, but to unify'' a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a conflue...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Biden wins U.S. presidency, vows to unify a deeply divided nation...

US president-elect Joe Biden said Americans have delivered him a "clear" victory and that he will work to restore the "soul of America." "I pledge to be a president who does not divide buy unify," Biden said in his first remarks as...

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Parties welcome Biden's victory, hope for enhanced alliance...

South Korean political parties said Sunday that Joe Biden's victory in the U.S. presidential election will help further enhance the South Korea-U.S. alliance....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Spain mulls 'Netflix tax' to fund cinema...

Spain is preparing legislation that would impose a 5.0-percent tax on steaming giants like Netflix with the funds used to boost Spanish cinematic production, the government said on Friday....

 2020-11-08 10:56 

Korea Times

Minister's ludicrous remarks...

Gender Equality and Family Minister Lee Jung-ok has come under fire for her insensitive remarks regarding workplace sexual harassment. Ina budget meeting at the National Assembly last Thursday, Lee referred to the by-elections in Seoul and Busan - where t...

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