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 2021-06-22 11:44 

Korea Herald

N. Korea, China hold rare joint symposium to mark anniversaries of leaders' reciprocal visits...

China hosted a joint symposium with North Korea to mark the anniversaries of reciprocal visits by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping, state media said Wednesday. The International Liaison Department of the Chinese Commu...

 2021-06-22 11:40 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Has Sights on 7 Gold Medals at Tokyo Olympics...

Korea aims to pick up seven gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze medals at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, which run from July 23 to Aug. 8.The country's first gold medal is expected to come on July 24, when the archers will compete in the newly created mixed t...

 2021-06-22 11:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Pfizer shots to replace AstraZeneca, reservations start Wednesday...

People who registered to get the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in Korea this month but had their vaccine appointments delayed due to supply shortages will have to reserve for a Pfizer shot instead, starting Wednesday....

 2021-06-22 11:28 

Korea Herald

New cases at 2-week high amid variant woes...

South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases spiked to a two-week high of over 600 on Wednesday as virus variants are emerging as another major challenge in the country's virus fight amid the accelerating vaccine rollout. The country reported 645 new...

 2021-06-22 11:21 

Korea Herald

Tokyo-bound LPGA stars appreciate opportunity to compete at Olympics...

Park In-bee has accomplished a lot in her LPGA Hall of Fame career, but the gold medal from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics occupies a special place in her heart. Now on the verge of qualifying for her second straight Olympics, Park can't wait to h...

 2021-06-22 11:13 

KBS World

US Invites S. Korea to Black Sea Military Exercise, S. Korea Plans to Skip...

[Politics] : The U.S. has included South Korea as one of the participants in an upcoming annual military exercise it leads in the Black Sea region, but the South Korean military does not plan to attend. According to the South Korean military on Wednesday,...

 2021-06-22 11:00 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Image of US abroad improves under Biden...

The image of the United States throughout the world has changed significantly since the election of Joe Biden to replace former President Donald Trump, according to a new Pew Research Center survey released. Pew Research examination of 16 public s...

 2021-06-22 10:51 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks open higher on Fed's reassuring comments...

South Korean stocks opened higher Wednesday, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street that stemmed from the Fed's comments that support its accommodative policy. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) rose 10.73 points, or 0.33 perce...

 2021-06-22 10:50 

KBS World

Daily COVID-19 Cases Climb to 645 on Wednesday...

[Domestic] : Over 600 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Wednesday for the first time in 13 days. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) on Wednesday announced 645 infections compiled the previous day, bringing the country's accumulate...

 2021-06-22 10:46 

Korea Herald

Global chipmakers to break ground on 29 fabs by 2022: report...

Chipmakers worldwide will break ground on 29 new semiconductor fabrication plants (fabs) by 2022, including two in South Korea, a report showed Wednesday, as they try to meet rising demand. Semiconductor firms will start the construction on 19 new h...

 2021-06-22 10:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seegene's Mobile Station takes Covid testing on the road...

Covid-19 test kit manufacturer Seegene is expanding its infectious disease-focused product lineup with the introduction of a new transportable testing center....

 2021-06-22 10:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bitcoin fall not a danger to Korea's financial system: central bank...

Bitcoin prices are plunging on news the Chinese government is cracking down on bitcoin miners....

 2021-06-22 10:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coupang target of more claims as restaurant owner dies...

Embattled Coupang is at the center of yet another storm....

 2021-06-22 10:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

South needs to allow information to cross the border: U.S. analyst...

Seoul should repeal the ban on flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border and allow efforts to put information about South Korea into the hands of young North Koreans, according to a U.S. analyst....

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

More altcoins tossed overboard as banking deadline looms...

Big cryptocurrency exchanges continue to cut the number of altcoins they offer as they seek banking relationships....

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

BOK warns of vulnerabilities, signaling rise in rates...

The Bank of Korea (BOK) warned of growing vulnerability to the financial system from mounting household debt, probably signaling a raise in interest rates....

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Krafton uploads documentary film about its hit game PUBG...

On Tuesday, game developer Krafton uploaded...

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Banks target Southeast Asia for profit and expansion...

KB Kookmin Bank, Shinhan Bank, Woori Bank and Hana Bank are venturing into the Southeast Asian market....

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't admits Covid vaccine led to a death...

Health authorities acknowledged for the first time that a Covid-19 vaccine led to a death....

 2021-06-22 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Experience London's portrait gallery at the National Museum of Korea...

A portrait photograph of British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood hangs side by side with a portrait painting of British-American fashion journalist Anna Wintour in a room at the National Museum of Korea in Yongsan District, central Seoul....

 2021-06-22 10:34 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to chip in additional $2m to EBRD...

South Korea said Wednesday it has agreed to additionally contribute $2 million to funds operated by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in a bid to boost cooperation with the lending body. The agreement was reached after Finan...

 2021-06-22 10:30 

Korea Herald

Convenience store chain E-Mart24 to open 1st outlet in Malaysia...

E-Mart24 Inc., the convenience store arm of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, said Wednesday it will open its first store in Malaysia this week as part of its overseas push. The 257-square-meter outlet, located in an office district in the Malays...

 2021-06-22 10:29 

Yonhap News

Seoul nuke envoy stresses need to resolve N.K. issue through dialogue...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top nuclear negotiator stressed Tuesday the ......

 2021-06-22 10:27 

KBS World

UK Group: Over 10 Mln N. Koreans Need Humanitarian Assistance...

[Politics] : A U.K.-based non-governmental group reported that over 10 million North Koreans are in need of humanitarian assistance. In the Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2021 released on Tuesday, Development Initiatives(DI) estimated that ten-poin...

 2021-06-22 10:25 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to invest over W200b in 6G tech by 2025...

South Korea said Wednesday it will invest 220 billion won ($195 million) to develop and standardize sixth generation (6G) network technology by 2025 and conduct joint research with the United States to strengthen competitiveness in the global race fo...

 2021-06-22 10:17 

Korea Herald

S. Korea's carbonated water market grows 28.6% over 5 years...

South Korea's market for carbonated water expanded nearly 29 percent over the past five years amid growing consumer interest in low-calorie drinks, a state food trade firm said Wednesday. The volume of carbonated bottled water in Asia's fourth-lar...

 2021-06-22 10:17 

Yonhap News

8 USFK-affiliated individuals test positive for COVID-19...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Seven American service members and a family member stationed in......

 2021-06-22 10:17 

KBS World

S. Korea Reports 1st Adult MIS-C Case Linked to COVID-19...

[Domestic] : South Korea has reported its first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children(MIS-C) in an adult infected with COVID-19. According to the local medical community on Wednesday, a 38-year-old man was diagnosed with MIS-C at Seoul Asa...

 2021-06-22 10:00 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Property developer picked as final bidder for Eastar...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline and lead; ADDS Eastar CEO's comment in 2nd para) By Choi Kyon......

 2021-06-22 09:54 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New infections in 300s for 2nd day, variants remain worrisome...

(ATTN: UPDATES with new cases in paras 4, 17) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&ap......

 2021-06-22 09:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver drops partial bid for eBay Korea...

Naver walked away from a consortium trying to acquire eBay Korea....

 2021-06-22 09:46 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chairman meets mayor...

Main opposition People Power Party Chairman Lee Jun-seok, left, speaks during a meeting with Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon at the city hall on Tuesday. In their first meeting since Lee was elected as the new head of the PPP earlier this month, the two......

 2021-06-22 09:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul kept sending power to Kaesong, says rep...

South Korea's state-run electric company supplied power to Kaesong in North Korea for several months after all South Korean personnel withdrew from an industrial complex in January 2020, according to documents obtained by the JoongAng Ilbo on Monday....

 2021-06-22 09:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

NCSoft sues Webzen, claims its R2M is a LineageM rip-off...

One of Korea's three game industry leaders, NCSoft said it filed an intellectual property infringement suit against Webzen on Monday....

 2021-06-22 09:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

Take cover...

Kindergartners take refuge under their picnic mats during sudden showers on Monday afternoon at a park in Seoul....

 2021-06-22 09:33 

The Chosun Ilbo

More Men Suffer from Low Sperm Count...

A growing number of men are seeking medical treatment for infertility as more and more suffer from low sperm count.Around 15 to 20 percent of men who get tested are found to suffer from aspermia or zero sperm count, while others may have sperm with extrem...

 2021-06-22 09:27 

The Chosun Ilbo

Naver Withdraws Its Intention to Take over eBay's Korean business...

Internet search giant Naver has officially said it has no plans to take over eBay's local business.Naver said Tuesday that it had considered taking over a portion of the business but decided not to in part because of the regulatory issues it would cre...

 2021-06-22 09:27 

KBS World

'US Remains Committed to Engaging N. Korea'...

[Politics] : Washington says it remains hopeful for North Korea to positively respond to its outreach. U.S. Department of State spokesperson Ned Price relayed his government's stance in a telephone briefing on Tuesday after North Korean leader Kim Jon...

 2021-06-22 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

Nassib Becomes 1st Active NFL Player to Come out as Gay...

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, who is entering his sixth NFL season and second with the Raiders, announced the news on Instagram, saying he wasn't doing it for the a...

 2021-06-22 09:20 

The Chosun Ilbo

Coalition of Countries Calls for Access to Uyghur Internment Camps in Xinjiang Region...

A coalition of 41 countries is calling for access to internment camps in China's Xinjiang region to check on the situation of an estimated one million Muslim Uyghurs who allegedly are being detained under abusive conditions. Canada issued the cross-re...

 2021-06-22 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. to Miss July 4 COVID Vaccination Goal of 70%...

The United States will miss President Joe Biden's goal of having 70 percent of U.S. adults partially or fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the July 4 Independence Day holiday, but the White House says it expects to hit that mark "in a few...

 2021-06-22 09:13 

The Chosun Ilbo

UNESCO Panel Recommends Listing Australia's Great Barrier Reef as 'In Danger'...

A special committee with the United Nations's cultural agency says Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be placed on a list of World Heritage sites that should be designated as "in danger." The United Nations Educational, Scientific and C...

 2021-06-22 09:10 

The Chosun Ilbo

EU Investigates Google's Advertising Business...

The European Union announced Tuesday it is once again investigating Google for what could be anti-competitive activities in digital advertising.The investigation will try to determine if Google is harming competitors by restricting third party access to u...

 2021-06-22 09:09 

The Chosun Ilbo

To remove stains from a wooden table...

To remove stains from a wooden table, apply mayonnaise and wipe them with a dry cloth....

 2021-06-22 09:07 

KBS World

Kyodo: Japan Discussing with S. Korea on Moon's Visit...

[Politics] : Tokyo has reportedly begun discussions with Seoul regarding President Moon Jae-in's possible visit to Japan during the Tokyo Olympics. Kyodo News reported on Tuesday quoting multiple diplomatic sources as saying that the Japanese governme...

 2021-06-22 09:00 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 80 pct of troops aged under 30 receive 1st doses of Pfizer's vaccine...

(ATTN: ADDS eased social distancing rules for vaccinated individuals in paras 4-7; CHANGES......

 2021-06-22 08:54 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hanon Systems receives preliminary bids for controlling stake from foreign firms...

(ATTN: RECASTS throughout with latest developments; CHANGES headline) SEOUL, June 22 (Yo......

 2021-06-22 08:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks jump as rate rise worries recede...

Stocks rebounded Tuesday as investors speculate that the Fed's tapering timeline may be slower than expected....

 2021-06-22 08:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon Seok-youl shoots down DP claims he has something to hide...

Former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl on Tuesday said he has no skeleton in the closet, confronting claims by ruling party politicians that they are in possession of secret information that could destroy any shot he has at becoming president....

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Decision time...

Olympic team head coach Kim Hak-bum answers questions before U-23 team training resumes at Paju National Football Center in Paju, Gyeonggi on Tuesday....

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