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 2020-08-12 11:02 

Korea Times

277,000 jobs lost in July amid pandemic: data...

South Korea lost about 277,000 jobs in July, marking a decline in the number of the employed for a fifth consecutive month, as the new coronavirus pandemic strained business activities, data showed Wednesday. The country's jobless rate rose by 0.1 per...

 2020-08-12 11:02 

Korea Times

Testing kit firms' lower-than-expected earnings drag down stock prices...

Local COVID-19 testing kit stocks have enjoyed a long bullish run for the past few months as the firms' revenues and operating profits surged drastically this year. Based on their stellar performances, representative domestic testing kit companies - i...

 2020-08-12 11:02 

Korea Times

Ukraine trip inspires photographer to document ethnic Koreans...

For photographer Jung Sung-tae, his first visit to Ukraine in mid-2015 was to work on a film project documenting a small number of residents in Chernobyl, a place still devastated by the 1986 nuclear disaster. "Although not intentional, it opened my e...

 2020-08-12 11:02 

Korea Times

What's to debate about needing more debates?...

Surprisingly, the Trump campaign now favors more debates, while some liberal pundits are suggesting that there should be fewer - maybe none. Seems clear to me: In a pandemic-torn campaign, voters will benefit from as many presidential face-offs as possibl...

 2020-08-12 11:02 

Korea Times

US-China row calls Korea's strategic ambiguity into question...

Korea's diplomatic policy of strategic ambiguity toward the U.S.-China row is being called into question in terms of its effectiveness, with the conflict between the two world powers increasingly expanding from the economic sphere to the security aren...

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