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 2019-10-14 00:21 

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Seoul stocks open sharply higher on progress in U.S.-China trade talks...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares got off to a strong start Monday as trade t......

 2019-10-14 00:18 

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Biz sentiment worsens for Q4...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean manufacturers' business sentiment for the fou......

 2019-10-14 00:05 

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Moon's approval rating hits new low amid 'Cho Kuk' setback, poll shows...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in's approval rating dropped again to i......

 2019-10-14 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 638.65 UP 5.70 points (open)...
 2019-10-14 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,068.13 UP 23.52 points (open)...
 2019-10-14 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,182.5 won DN from 1,188.8 won...
 2019-10-14 00:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Oct. 15 1949 -- South Korea and Japan sign a trade cooperation agreement, the first offi......

 2019-10-13 23:46 

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(Yonhap Interview) Now retired, 1st naturalized hockey player leaves S. Korea with fond memories...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Born in Canada, Brock Radunske spent a decade o......

 2019-10-13 22:12 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Oct. 14)...

Lee is the last hope Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon will represent Seoul at the Oct. 22 Japa......

 2019-10-13 22:12 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Oct. 14)...

No more playing chickenalancesSeoul, Tokyo should not miss opportunity to mend fences So......

 2019-10-13 22:12 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Oct. 14)...

Pro-business turnMoon's corporate friendly gestures should be accompanied by concrete......

 2019-10-13 22:11 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2019-10-13 21:06 

Korea Herald

Police officially book suspect in Hwaseong serial killings...

SUWON -- Police have officially booked Lee Chun-jae, a 56-year-old man already in jail for a separate crime, as a suspec...

 2019-10-13 21:00 

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Foreigners remain net sellers of South Korean stocks in September...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Offshore investors remained net sellers of South Korean stocks ......

 2019-10-13 20:29 

Korea Herald

Sulli confirmed dead on the scene: police...

Sulli was already dead when authorities arrived at the scene, according to police.Police said a report was filed by a st...

 2019-10-13 20:16 

Korea Herald

Sulli leaves behind 15-year entertainment career...

Singer and actress Sulli, also known as Choi Jin-ri, was found dead Monday at her home outside Seoul. She was 25. Sulli...

 2019-10-13 19:57 

Korea Herald

Liberal, conservative fronts divided over Cho Kuk resignation...

News of embattled Justice Minister Cho Kuk's resignation on Monday did little to close the stark gap between liber...

 2019-10-13 19:51 

KBS World

S. Korea to Hunt Wild Boars Near Inter-Korean Border to Counter Swine Fever...

[Science] : The Paju city government plans to mobilize licensed hunters this week to capture wild boars within the civilian control line(CCL) near the inter-Korean border in an effort to contain the spread of African swine fever(ASF). The municipal govern...

 2019-10-13 19:47 

KBS World

Rival Parties Agree to Discuss Fast-Track Reform Bills from Wed....

[Politics] : South Korea's rival parties have agreed to launch long-delayed parliamentary discussions on disputed reform bills, including those related to the judiciary and prosecution. The agreement was reached Monday among the floor leaders of the r...

 2019-10-13 19:42 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] New York world's top financial center...

New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place...

 2019-10-13 19:40 

KBS World

Singer-Turned-Actress Sulli Found Dead...

[Politics] : Singer and actress Sulli has passed away in an apparent suicide.According to Seongnam police, the 25-year-old was found dead at her residence in the Gyeonggi provincial city on Monday afternoon by her manager. Sulli's manager reportedly w...

 2019-10-13 19:32 

Korea Herald

What lies ahead for prosecution reform?...

With Justice Minister Cho Kuk's resignation on Monday, questions remain on the future course of prosecution reform...

 2019-10-13 19:30 

KBS World

Justice Minister's Wife Returns Home Without Concluding Questioning...

[Politics] : The wife of Cho Kuk who was being questioned by prosecutors for the fifth time on Monday asked for the questioning to end and returned home.The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office had summoned Professor Chung Kyung-shim at 9:30 a.m...

 2019-10-13 19:26 

Korea Herald

Newspaper reports defense minister sent letters stating S. Korea's approval needed for UNC expansion...

South Korea has told members of the United Nations Command that its approval must be granted for any expansion plans, a...

 2019-10-13 19:24 

KBS World

Local Exec. Stresses General Motors' Commitment to S. Korea...

[Economy] : A senior executive at GM Korea said that the American automaker has no plans to withdraw from the South Korean market.GM Korea Vice President Choi Jong relayed General Motors' stance on Monday during a National Assembly inspection session ...

 2019-10-13 18:35 

KBS World

S. Korea Raises Concern on Fukushima Water Discharge at WHO Meeting...

[International] : South Korea's Health and Welfare Ministry has expressed concern at a global meeting over Japan's possible plan to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear disaster site into the ocean.The ministry attended the 70th s...

 2019-10-13 18:29 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] [Breaking] Singer and actor Sulli found dead...

Singer and actor Sulli was found dead Monday at a house in Seongnam, south of Seoul, police have confirmed. Her manager...

 2019-10-13 18:09 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Take stock...

The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission discussed closing Unit 1 of the Wolsong nuclear power plant permanently in it...

 2019-10-13 18:08 

Korea Herald

[Noah Smith] Five unpopular policies the US should adopt...

Not every good policy is going to be popular. Sometimes either the public, activists or the commentariat -- or all three...

 2019-10-13 18:03 

Korea Herald

Low-cost carriers to go on leading Korea's flight industry: Boeing...

Low-cost carriers are expected to continue to lead the growth of South Korea's flight industry and to expand the c...

 2019-10-13 17:56 

KBS World

Inter-Korean Soccer Match in Pyongyang Also Off Limits to Foreign Tourists...

[Inter-Korea] : A 2022 World Cup qualifying match taking place Tuesday in the North Korean capital between the two Koreas will not be broadcast live in the South, while foreign tourists in Pyongyang will also not be allowed to watch the game in the stadiu...

 2019-10-13 17:47 

KBS World

Yomiuri: US Proposed Partial Sanctions Relief to N. Korea...

[Politics] : The United States reportedly offered North Korea partial sanctions relief for denuclearization measures during their working-level talks held in Sweden early this month.Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun said on Monday that the U.S. proposed a tempo...

 2019-10-13 17:22 

KBS World

Moon Apologizes for Causing Discord Over Justice Minister's Appointment...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in has apologized for causing national discord over the appointment of Justice Minister Cho Kuk while reaffirming his commitment to reform the prosecution.During a meeting with his aides on Monday, Moon issued the apology, ...

 2019-10-13 17:21 

Korea Herald

[News analysis] PM's Japan trip raises hopes for Seoul-Tokyo relations, but administration remains cautious...

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon's upcoming trip to Japan is raising hopes for a way out of the impasse in South Korea-T...

 2019-10-13 17:10 

Korea Herald

Viva Republica to acquire LG Uplus' mobile payment unit...

Viva Republic has been picked as the preferred bidder for LG Uplus' mobile payment business unit, according to in...

 2019-10-13 17:07 

Korea Herald

LTE speed gap in Seoul metropolitan area widens: lawmaker...

The fourth-generation Long Term Evolution internet speeds are not consistent and vary across the Seoul metropolitan are...

 2019-10-13 17:06 

Korea Herald

[News brief] Kazakh man suspected of hit-and-run extradited to Korea...

A Kazakhstan national who fled the country after allegedly hitting a 7-year-old boy in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Provin...

 2019-10-13 17:04 

Korea Herald

Justice Minister Cho Kuk steps down...

Scandal-stricken Justice Minister Cho Kuk stepped down from his post Monday amid an ongoing investigation into corruptio...

 2019-10-13 17:02 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Seoul subway workers to go on strike Wednesday...

The labor union of Seoul Metro, which operates eight subway lines, announced a three-day walkout starting Wednesday if t...

 2019-10-13 16:56 

Korea Herald

Korando, perfect choice for modern families in Korea...

Storage for strollers, golf clubs and boxes of groceries, spacious backseats and high-end safety features are increasing...

 2019-10-13 16:51 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to lift regulations to boost exporters: Deputy PM...

The government plans to eliminate various regulations that hinder the development of new technologies and overseas expan...

 2019-10-13 16:39 

Korea Herald

[Photo News] THE AMG FAMILY...

Dimitris Psillakis (left), CEO and president of Mercedes-Benz Korea, and Mark Raine, vice president of product and marke...

 2019-10-13 16:38 

Korea Herald

SK hynix's YouTube video hits 12 million views...

A YouTube video that chronicles SK hynix's technological challenges over the years to mass-produce the world&rsquo...

 2019-10-13 16:38 

KBS World

KOSPI Closes Monday Up 1.11%...

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) rose on Monday, gaining 22-point-79 points, or one-point-11 percent. It ended the day at two-thousand-67-point-40.The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also rose, gaining eight-point-51 points, or one-poi...

 2019-10-13 16:36 

KBS World

S. Korea's Opposition Bloc Welcome Cho's Resignation...

[Politics] : South Korea's political opposition bloc welcomed the resignation of Justice Minister Cho Kuk.Main opposition Liberty Korea Party(LKP) floor leader Na Kyung-won on Monday described Cho's resignation as a "victory" for the South...

 2019-10-13 16:34 

Korea Herald

LVMH set to lose W8b from drop in YG's stock value...

Despite YG Entertainment's scheduled return of a 67 billion won ($56.6 million) investment to LVMH this week, the...

 2019-10-13 16:33 

Korea Herald

Upbit operator Dunamu to launch comprehensive OTC platform...

Dunamu, an operator of global cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, announced Monday that it plans to launch a comprehensive ov...

 2019-10-13 16:19 

Korea Herald

[Diplomatic circuit] Colombia eyes bolstering exports to S. Korea: trade minister...

Colombia's Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism Jose Manuel Restrepo said the country is keen to bolster South...

 2019-10-13 16:17 

Korea Herald

[Diplomatic circuit] German ambassador to Korea hopes for unity on Korean Peninsula...

German Ambassador to South Korea Stephen Auer said last week he hopes for the peaceful reunification of the two Koreas i...

 2019-10-13 16:14 

Korea Herald

[Diplomatic circuit] IVI urges international cooperation on R&D, distribution of vaccines...

The International Vaccine Institute, an international organization based in Seoul, held a forum on its 22nd anniversary...

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