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 2020-07-04 01:12 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 63 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 13,030: KCDC...
 2020-07-04 01:00 

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Foreign arrivals in Korea again dive 98 pct in May...

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- Due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, the number of fo......

 2020-07-04 00:18 

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POSCO again delays resumption of blast furnace amid virus...

By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean steelmaker POSCO has again pushe......

 2020-07-04 00:02 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on July 4)...

Ensure political neutrality : Minister should not try to tame prosecution No one can ove......

 2020-07-04 00:02 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2020-07-04 00:00 

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12th Cheongju Craft Biennale to kick off 53-day run next year...

CHEONGJU, South Korea, July 4 (Yonhap) -- The Cheongju Craft Biennale hosted by this centr......

 2020-07-03 23:00 

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2nd-generation KBO star wants to see more sons of ex-players thrive...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Bears' catcher Park Sei-hyok is just......

 2020-07-03 22:12 

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Retailers set to hold bargain events over weekend amid state-led sales festival...

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- Shoppers who want to bag a bargain may have to visit major retai......

 2020-07-03 20:03 

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Pentagon lifts travel restrictions on 6 U.S. bases in S. Korea...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Department of Defense has lifted ......

 2020-07-03 17:52 

Korea Herald

WFP to resume food aid to N. Korea: VOA...

The UN's World Food Program (WFP) will resume humanitarian food aid to 771,000 North Koreans, the Voice of America said Saturday, citing a WFP report. In the report, the WFP said it needs an estimated $27.5 million from July to December to help the...

 2020-07-03 17:24 

Korea Herald

Seoul on high alert as virus cases exceed 60 for 2nd day...

South Korea stays on high alert as new coronvavirus cases exceeded 60 on Saturday for the second straight day, with infections outside the Seoul metropolitan area and cases from overseas showing no signs of slowdown. Health authorities said the spr...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Eye Plus] Daejanggeum Park, birthplace of K-drama...

Daejanggeum Park in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, is one of the largest open sets in South Korea, where period dramas, movies and commercials are filmed. It is a semipermanent set that has been modeled after the architectural styles and traditio...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

[The Arts Amid COVID-19] With venues closed, performing arts look for new outlets...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, paid subscription models such as Netflix and YouTube Premium may be an answer for the performing arts scene, according to the CEO of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. While it has become the norm for performing...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

Taking the road less traveled...

While many Koreans dream of working for major corporations, they may not be as grand as they sound. People can pursue career goals and earn high salaries at big companies, but the heavy workload and frequent get-togethers can lead many workers to p...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Weekender] COVID-19: Summertime safety tips...

Summer is in full swing amid an ever deepening pandemic. As the virus is new, figuring out how to navigate the season safely can be daunting. Health experts share their responses to some of the popular queries about the coronavirus in summertime. W...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

VR gugak experience stretches out from palace to hanok...

The National Gugak Center has released a second series of virtual reality performances, following the previous release in March. In March, the state-funded music institution released a series of videos made with virtual reality technology, introduc...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

Goryeo mother-of-pearl lacquerware purchased from Japanese collector unveiled...

The Cultural Heritage Administration on Thursday unveiled the "Goryeo Lacquered Box Inlaid with Mother-of-pearl Chrysanthemum and Scroll Design" previously held in Japan at the National Palace Museum of Korea. The artifact was returned t...

 2020-07-03 17:00 

Korea Herald

Jang Sung-kyu releases song 'Workman' to support job seekers...

Celebrity Jang Sung-kyu released his latest song "Workman" featuring Jay Park and Sik-K on Wednesday. The making of the song was shown through a video that was uploaded on his popular YouTube channel Workman on June 24. In his channel th...

 2020-07-03 15:20 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks likely to face volatile sessions next week: analysts...

South Korean stocks are expected to face choppy trading next week amid signs of a global economic recovery and the rising number of new coronavirus infections, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed a...

 2020-07-03 15:18 

Korea Herald

N. Korea says it feels no need to sit face to face with US...

North Korea feels no need to meet with the United States for talks, a top diplomat of the communist nation said Saturday, accusing Washington of taking advantage of dialogue between the two countries only as "a tool for grappling its political c...

 2020-07-03 15:08 

KBS World

Blackpink's New Song Ranks 20 on UK Official Chart...

[Culture] : K-pop girl group Blackpink's new song "How You Like That" has ranked number 20 on the UK Official Singles Chart Top 100, a new record for a South Korean girl group.The track was released on June 26 and reached number 20 in the week...

 2020-07-03 14:56 

KBS World

National Assembly to Convene July Extraordinary Session...

[Politics] : The National Assembly has ended its June extraordinary session with the passage of a third supplementary budget late on Friday night. Another extraordinary session for July has been convened to kick off Monday.The parliament said the session ...

 2020-07-03 14:39 

KBS World

Reuters: Biegun to Visit S. Korea Next Week...

[International] : Reuters reported Friday that the U.S. point man for North Korea is due to visit South Korea next week.Citing a government official, the report said U.S. Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun ...

 2020-07-03 14:34 

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(LEAD) S. Korean assembly approves 3rd virus response extra budget worth 35.1 tln won...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout) SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Friday pas......

 2020-07-03 14:28 

Korea Herald

Shelter for comfort women set to be closed following scandal...

A South Korean shelter for surviving victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery is set to be closed as the last resident has recently left the place, the operator of the shelter said Saturday. Surviving victim Gil Won-ok, 92, left the shelter on June...

 2020-07-03 14:21 

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U.S. nuclear envoy to visit S. Korea next week: report...

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The top U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit South Ko......

 2020-07-03 14:18 

Korea Herald

Girlfriend of Trump's eldest son tests positive...

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Trump's eldest son and a top fund-raising official for the Trump re-election campaign, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday before a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore, New York Times...

 2020-07-03 14:02 

KBS World

Parties Split over Passage of Extra Budget...

[Politics] : Rival parties are still split on the government's extra budget approved in parliament late Friday and the budget allocation plans ratified by the Cabinet on Saturday.The ruling Democratic Party has emphasized that the supplementary budget...

 2020-07-03 13:32 

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S. Korean assembly approves 3rd virus response extra budget worth 35.1 tln won...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The National Assembly on Friday passed a 35.1 trillion-won (US$2......

 2020-07-03 13:21 

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(LEAD) Doosan Bears walk off on Hanwha Eagles to open weekend series in KBO...

(ATTN: ADDS comments at bottom)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Park Sei-hyok lau......

 2020-07-03 13:11 

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(2nd LD) Prosecutors discuss follow-up to justice minister's intervention in probe into alleged collusion case...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead; UPDATES with more details throughout) SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The......

 2020-07-03 13:04 

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Doosan Bears walk off on Hanwha Eagles to open weekend series in KBO...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Park Sei-hyok launched a walk-off solo home run ......

 2020-07-03 12:51 

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(LEAD) Lawmaker tests negative for virus, parliament to review extra budget...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES with details throughout) SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -......

 2020-07-03 12:37 

KBS World

S. Korea Reports 63 New COVID-19 Cases...

[Domestic] : South Korea has reported 63 new coronavirus cases as domestic infections and imported cases are both on the rise. The number of newly reported cases has topped 60 for two consecutive days.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

 2020-07-03 12:37 

KBS World

PM Urges Swift Execution of Extra Budget...

[Politics] : Following the late-night passage of a third extra budget on Friday, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun has called for its swift and effective execution to maximize impact.Chung convened an extraordinary Cabinet meeting Saturday to approve the budg...

 2020-07-03 12:34 

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4 more USFK-affiliated personnel test positive for virus...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Four people affiliated with American forces have tested positive......

 2020-07-03 11:59 

Korea Herald

Retailers set to hold bargain events over weekend amid state-led sales festival...

Shoppers who want to bag a bargain may have to visit major retailers across the country over the weekend as major outlets are planning to hold big events in line with a state-led sales festival designed to boost spending amid the pandemic. South Kor...

 2020-07-03 11:54 

Korea Herald

Pentagon lifts travel restrictions on 6 US bases in Korea...

The US Department of Defense has lifted travel restrictions on six military bases in South Korea following a review of COVID-19 trends in the country. According to a Thursday press release, the six bases met the criteria for lifting travel restricti...

 2020-07-03 11:54 

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Court blocks decision to reveal suspect's identity in Telegram sex crime case...

CHUNCHEON, South Korea, July 3 (Yonhap) -- A court on Friday overruled a police decision t......

 2020-07-03 11:50 

Korea Herald

5 Americans affiliated with USFK confirmed with coronavirus...

F ive US citizens affiliated with the US Forces Korea (USFK), including two service members, tested positive for the new coronavirus, the US military said Saturday. The latest COVID-19 cases brought the total number of infections among the USFK pop...

 2020-07-03 11:46 

Korea Herald

POSCO again delays resumption of blast furnace amid virus...

South Korean steelmaker POSCO has again pushed back the resumption date of its third blast furnace due to the global recession sparked by the coronavirus pandemic, a company official said Saturday. POSCO had planned to resume the operation of the th...

 2020-07-03 11:43 

Korea Herald

Foreign arrivals in Korea again dive 98% in May...

Due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, the number of foreign arrivals in South Korea again nose-dived nearly 98 percent in May, reaching slightly over 30,000, official data showed Saturday. According to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO),...

 2020-07-03 11:31 

Korea Herald

Korea reports 63 more cases of new coronavirus...

Korea reported 63 more cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the number now totaling at 13,030. Local infections accounted for 36 of the confirmed cases. Seoul had six more confirmed patients; the donut-shaped satelite region of Gyeonggi Province, 15; Gwa...

 2020-07-03 10:25 

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Nationwide sale festival aimed at helping small, medium biz: finance minister...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's nationwide sale festival is aimed at helping ......

 2020-07-03 09:45 

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Nat'l Assembly on alert after lawmaker's contact with COVID-19 patient...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's National Assembly was placed on high alert Fr......

 2020-07-03 09:35 

The Chosun Ilbo

Black Pink's YouTube Channel Passes 40-Million-Subscriber Milestone...

Girl group Black Pink's YouTube channel has reached the 40-million-subscriber milestone, their management agency YG Entertainment said Thursday. It is the highest number of subscribers for any K-pop act. The group added 3 million new subscribers in le...

 2020-07-03 09:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lockdown Brings Fad for Picnics Along Han River...

A growing number of people are picnicking along the banks of the Han River as they avoid bars, restaurants and other enclosed spaces due to the coronavirus epidemic. That has led to a boom for businesses that cater to them, delivering increasingly sumptuo...

 2020-07-03 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

Slow Easing of Coronavirus Rules in U.S., Europe Gives Vietnam a Rare Economic Boost...

The slow easing of anti-coronavirus containment rules in Western countries and nearly nonstop work at major factories in Vietnam gave the export-reliant South Asian nation a small yet elusive economic boost in the second quarter this year, analysts say.Th...

 2020-07-03 09:19 

The Chosun Ilbo

France's Macron Picks Little-Known Civil Servant as New Prime Minister...

French President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a senior civil servant, as his new prime minister on Friday as he acted to recast his presidency and take back control of policy ahead of elections in 2022.Macron wants to start afresh after the coronavi...

 2020-07-03 09:09 

The Chosun Ilbo

Trump Heads to Mt. Rushmore Amid Controversy...

President Donald Trump Friday heads to Mount Rushmore, where he will headline U.S. Independence Day celebrations featuring fireworks for the first time in more than a decade at the national park in South Dakota."It's going to be a fireworks displa...

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