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 2020-11-24 02:21 

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(News Focus) Biden's pick for top diplomat expected to look to Iran formula for N.K. denuke...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's pick fo......

 2020-11-24 02:19 

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Belgium's Korean Cultural Center offers online recital program on S. Korean novels...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Korean Cultural Center in Brussels (KCCB) said Tuesday it h......

 2020-11-24 02:15 

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Seoul Metro to provide consulting services to Sydney Metro...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Seoul Metro, the operator of the city's vast subway system......

 2020-11-24 02:09 

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Panmunjom tours to remain in operation despite toughened social distancing scheme...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- A recently resumed tour program to the truce village of Panmunj......

 2020-11-24 02:06 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2020-11-24 02:00 

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S. Korea to release rice reserve amid output decline...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it will release its reserved grains in......

 2020-11-24 02:00 

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Over 7 in 10 S. Korean exporters eye more shipments in 2021: poll...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- More than seven in 10 South Korean exporting companies expect t......

 2020-11-24 01:54 

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S. Korea to develop indigenous robot for explosives detection, removal...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's arms procurement agency signed a contract co......

 2020-11-24 01:52 

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2 more workers at Samsung's mobile research lab test positive for COVID-19...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that two more workers at i......

 2020-11-24 01:50 

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

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 6-8) SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The defense ministry on T......

 2020-11-24 01:49 

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Korean shipbuilders' order backlogs dip 22 pct through Q3...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Combined order backlogs of South Korea&apos......

 2020-11-24 01:38 

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PM warns of tough disciplinary measures against public servants ignoring distancing rules...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Tuesday urged public servants ......

 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 22:02 

Korea Herald

3 killed in POSCO plant explosion...

Three people were killed in an explosion that occurred at a plant operated by South Korea's top steelmaker, POSCO, on Tuesday, fire officials said. The incident took place at around 4 p.m. with a roaring sound at its plant in Gwangyang...

 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...

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