South Korea

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-12-07 09:43 

KBS World

Eased Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales Implemented Wed....

[Economy] : The government has started implementing eased capital gains tax on property sales for those who own a single home.The Ministry of Finance and Economy said revisions to the income tax act, which passed a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, has been pro...

 2021-12-07 09:37 

KBS World

Fauci: Omicron Variant 'Almost Certainly' Not More Severe than Delta...

[International] : A top U.S. infectious disease expert reportedly said that the omicron COVID-19 variant is "almost certainly" not more severe than the delta variant.Speaking to AFP on Tuesday, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of ...

 2021-12-07 09:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Congratulations graduates...

Students who completed a 10-week course at the K-Pop Academy program in Britain pose for a picture during a special commemorative event that celebrated the program's 10th anniversary on Saturday. The K-Pop Academy, hosted by the Korean......

 2021-12-07 09:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Disney+ muddles through its first few weeks in Korea...

Disney+ in Korea is almost a fifth of the size of Netflix after only 20 days in the market despite mixed reviews from early users and intense competition from the world's largest streaming company. By some measures, it is doing better in its ......

 2021-12-07 09:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Military to hire reservists as part-time training leaders...

Korea's military plans to hire former soldiers to serve as part-time leaders during the training of reservists, the Defense Ministry announced Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea advance at Handball Championship despite Denmark loss...

The Korean national handball team lost to Denmark at the 2021 IHF World Women's Handball Championship at Palau d'Esports de Granollers in Granollers, Spain on Monday, but will still advance to the next round as the runner-up in Group F....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Eased capital gain taxes on property sales announced for some...

Korea said Tuesday it will implement eased capital gain taxes on property sales for single-home owners this week amid growing public discontent over real estate-related tax burdens ahead of the presidential election....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Omicron makes leap to Seoul in 3 int'l students...

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 reached Seoul, health officials said Tuesday, after three international university students tested positive, raising worries about the more contagious variant spreading in Korea's main population center....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Everglow’s Aisha cleared of bullying allegations...

School violence allegations that have been surrounding girl group Everglow's Aisha since February were resolved, according to her agency Yuehua Entertainment on Tuesday. According to a statement released by the agency, the two people made the......

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

CJ ENM, Tving and Hyundai work on rolling content...

CJ ENM announced a partnership with Hyundai Motor Group to offer its TV shows on the company's cars, as drivers are expected to need more entertainment in the era of autonomous driving....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to import tons of urea from Indonesia, literally...

Korea will be able to import around 120,000 tons of urea per year from Indonesia over the next three years, a move expected to help prevent a supply crunch of the key industry material here, Seoul's Industry Ministry said Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonbuk captain Hong Jeong-ho named K League MVP...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors captain Hong Jeong-ho topped off his successful season with the K League MVP award on Tuesday at the 2021 K League Awards ceremony at Swiss Grand Hotel in Seodaemun District, western Seoul....

 2021-12-07 09:34 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Tops Global Shipbuilding Orders...

Korean companies were number one in terms of worldwide shipbuilding orders for the second straight month in a row.According to Clarkson Research Services, in November, the nation's shipbuilders won more than half of all new orders in terms of compensa...

 2021-12-07 09:32 

The Chosun Ilbo

Japanese Lawmakers' Visit to Controversial Shrine Draws Criticism from South Korea, China...

About 100 Japanese lawmakers Tuesday visited a controversial Tokyo shrine that honors its war dead, drawing criticism from Korea and China. The visit to the Yasukuni Shrine came 80 years after Japan's surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Ha...

 2021-12-07 09:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Vaccine pass system under fire for denying vaccination status to foreigners inoculated overseas...

(ATTN: ADDS South Korean official's quote at bottom)By Park Boram SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Y......

 2021-12-07 09:30 

KBS World

White House Coordinator: US, S. Korea Seeking Best Way to Engage N. Korea...

[International] : White House policy coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Tuesday that the United States is closely working with South Korea to engage North Korea. The National Security Council coordinator for the Indo-Pacific made the remarks in a forum hos...

 2021-12-07 09:29 

Yonhap News

China Crystal New Material Holdings to raise 6.5 bln won via stock offering...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- China Crystal New Material Holdings Co.on Tuesday announced that......

 2021-12-07 09:20 

The Chosun Ilbo

Biden Warns Putin Against Possible Ukraine Invasion...

In a virtual summit Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden laid out to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, the steps the U.S. will take should Moscow decide to invade Ukraine."If Russia further invades Ukraine, the United States and our European allie...

 2021-12-07 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

Germany's Merkel Bows out After 16 Years...

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany's first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005.Over the next 16 years, she was credited with raising Germany's profile and influence, working to hold a fractious E...

 2021-12-07 09:15 

The Chosun Ilbo

Communism Down and Out in the Czech Republic...

The communist party in the Czech Republic lost all of its 15 seats in the country's 200-member Chamber of Deputies following elections earlier this year, marking a new political low for the party that once ruled the former Soviet satellite state. The ...

 2021-12-07 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

China: U.S. Diplomatic Boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Violates Spirit of the Games...

China is denouncing U.S. President Joe Biden's administration's decision to impose a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics as a violation of the Olympic spirit.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters...

 2021-12-07 09:08 

The Chosun Ilbo

To make a bathroom smell good...

To make a bathroom smell good, spray perfume on the inside of the cardboard tube of toilet paper....

 2021-12-07 09:04 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korean football MVP thanks club for extending lifeline...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in last 6 paras)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- In July 201......

 2021-12-07 08:51 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Genuine to sell new shares worth 100 bln won to acquire stake in subsidiary...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Genuine Co. said Tuesday its board of......

 2021-12-07 08:47 

Yonhap News

Hybe to hold joint year-end concert of its artists...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Hybe, home to famous K-pop groups such as BTS, Seventeen, Tomorr......

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Yonhap News

Gov't to provide utmost support to establish Assembly branch in Sejong: PM...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- The government will provide its utmost support to establish a re......

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Woori Bank gets nod for office in Budapest...

Woori Bank said Tuesday that it opened a regional office in Budapest....

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kocca Music Studio, specially designed for livestreaming concerts, opens...

The Korea Creative Content Agency (Kocca)'s new Kocca Music Studio in Seoul Olympic Park in Songpa District, southern Seoul, opened its doors on Tuesday morning. The Kocca Music Studio is a performance venue specially designed for livestreaming ......

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

TVXQ’s Max Changmin to release solo Japanese EP on Dec. 8...

Boy band TVXQ's Max Changmin is set to release a solo Japanese EP titled "Human," on Dec. 8, the singer's agency SM Entertainment said Tuesday. The title track was written by Max Changmin and describes how love triumphs over pain. The lyri...

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lions sign Albert Suarez on one-year, $1-million contract...

The Samsung Lions announced Tuesday that they have acquired former major leaguer Albert Suarez on a one-year deal worth up to $1 million....

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Need a job? Put on some years....

Jobs for people over the age of 59 increased by 380,000 last year, half the total jobs created during the year....

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tom Holland talks Spider Man, superheroes and Son Heung-min...

Tom Holland said audiences are set to see a side of Peter Parker they've "never seen before" in the upcoming movie "Spider-Man: No Way Home." The British actor made the prediction during an online press conference with Korean media out...

 2021-12-07 08:39 

Yonhap News

S. Korean football MVP thanks club for extending lifeline...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- In July 2017, the once-promising career of the S......

 2021-12-07 08:28 

Yonhap News

National security office to create new secretary position for technology, cyber security...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- The presidential National Security Office will establish a new s......

 2021-12-07 08:22 

Yonhap News

Vaccine pass system under fire for denying vaccination status to foreigners vaccinated overseas...

By Park Boram SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's tightened vaccine pass regim......

 2021-12-07 07:58 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Championship-winning captain voted K League MVP...

(ATTN: ADDS details on other award winners from para 15, photos)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec......

 2021-12-07 07:45 

Yonhap News

Moon to make state visit to Australia early next week...

By Kim Deok-hyun SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will make a state visit......

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

V leads after BTS members open individual Instagram accounts...

All seven members of BTS had more than 16 million Instagram followers a day after signing up for individual accounts with the Meta Platforms-owned social media site. Until Monday, the band's social media presence was collective, with a joint......

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Bioscience's treatment should work with all variants...

Hyundai Bioscience is developing a Covid-19 treatment that will remain effective for all kinds of variants, the company said....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ji's long list of achievements grows as Chelsea win third FA Cup...

Chelsea F.C. Women won their third FA Cup title on Sunday, beating Arsenal 3-0 in the final at Wembley Stadium in London. Ji So-yun was on the bench for most of the game, coming on in the 86th minute to round off her 8th FA Cup on the pitch....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daejeon, Gangwon to face off in promotion-relegation playoff...

Daejeon Hana Citizen will face Gangwon FC in a promotion-relegation playoff at Daejeon Hanbat Sports Complex in Daejeon on Wednesday....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Regkirona gets conditional use approval in Australia...

Regkirona, Korea's first Covid-19 treatment, won conditional use approval from regulators in Australia, manufacturer Celltrion said Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung SDI names Choi Yoon-ho as CEO...

Samsung SDI named Choi Yoon-ho, chief financial officer of Samsung Electronics, as its CEO Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Celltrion's version of Actemra starts trials in Korea...

CT-P47, a biosimilar version of the rheumatoid arthritis treatment Actemra, was approved to start Phase 1 clinical trials in Korea....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Precision Biosensor's Nano-Check test kit wins FDA EUA...

Precision Biosensor said Tuesday its Covid-19 test kit won an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Universe app exceeds 20 million downloads...

The global fandom community platform app Universe has been downloaded more than 20 million times, game publisher NCSoft and its subsidiary Klap said Tuesday. "Universe has accumulated 20 million downloads since its launch about 10 months ago......

 2021-12-07 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

CGV to live stream boy band NCT 127’s Dec. 19 concert...

CGV will live stream boy band NCT 127's upcoming concert for one day on Dec. 19, the multiplex said Tuesday. Titled "NCT 127 2nd Tour 'Neo City: Seoul The Link,'" the actual concerts will be held from Dec. 17 to Dec. 19 at Gocheok Sky ...

 2021-12-07 07:43 

Yonhap News

Championship-winning captain voted K League MVP...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Hong Jeong-ho, who captained Jeonbuk Hyundai Mot......

 2021-12-07 07:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Activists, police clash over military radar installation in Busan...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in paras 2-3) BUSAN, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- The Air Force launch......

 2021-12-07 07:36 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks up for 5th session on tech, auto gains...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ......

  • Need an account?  
    or