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 2020-01-19 07:14 

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BTS' modern art project, 'CONNECT, BTS' hits Berlin...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- BTS' global contemporary art initiative,...

 2020-01-19 07:07 

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(2nd LD) N. Korea picks new top diplomat, heralding policy shift...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in paras 10-13, 15-16, 18-19) SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- N......

 2020-01-19 06:08 

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(LEAD) N. Korea picks new top diplomat, heralding policy shift...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info in paras 4-12) SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea seem......

 2020-01-19 05:41 

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(LEAD) Heavy snowfall hinders search efforts for 4 missing S. Korean trekkers in Himalayas...

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 2020-01-19 05:08 

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Heavy snowfall hinders search efforts for 4 missing S. Korean trekkers in Himalayas...

SEOUL/KATHMANDU, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Heavy snowfall is delaying Nepalese rescue workers&ap......

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Jan. 20 1919 -- Gojong, the 26th king of the Joseon Dynasty, dies. 1968 -- Thirty-one ......

 2020-01-19 03:01 

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S. Korea's first locally built space rocket on track for launch in 2021...

GOHEUNG, South Korea, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's first locally built satellite......

 2020-01-19 03:00 

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S. Korea to spend big on next-generation chip sector...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Sunday that it will invest 1 trillion won (US$......

 2020-01-19 02:45 

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N. Korea believed to pick new foreign minister...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has notified foreign ambassadors based in Pyongyang......

 2020-01-19 02:42 

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(LEAD) Samsung may start personnel reshuffle this week...

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 2020-01-19 02:38 

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Korea's export portfolio diversified in 2019 amid chip slump...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's export portfolio was more diversified in 201......

 2020-01-19 02:27 

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(LEAD) Watchdog to launch deliberations for Woori Bank in product misselling fiasco...

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 2020-01-19 02:24 

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Samsung may start personnel reshuffle this week...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top conglomerate Samsung Group may start car......

 2020-01-19 02:23 

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Seoul to step up deregulation on biotechnology industry...

SEJONG, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will step up efforts to cut red tape and streamlin......

 2020-01-19 02:00 

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Korean firms in China see challenges in 2020: survey...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean companies operating in China expected a more chall......

 2020-01-19 02:00 

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Airplane registrations up 2.2 pct in 2019 on LCC growth...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- The number of registered airplanes in South Korea rose 2.2 perc......

 2020-01-19 01:49 

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Nearly half of N. Korean party vice chairmen replaced in recent convention...

SEOUL, Jan 19 (Yonhap) -- Ri Su-yong, former North Korean foreign minister and vice chairm......

 2020-01-19 01:36 

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Samsung may face cap limit in stock index...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. has been running higher on a rosy earni......

 2020-01-19 01:05 

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Watchdog to launch deliberations for Woori Bank in product misselling fiasco...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's financial watchdog plans to launch deliberat......

 2020-01-19 00:49 

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Hyundai, Kia tipped to have logged improved earnings in 2019...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top two automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co. and ......

 2020-01-19 00:17 

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Samsung to boost image sensor output amid rising demand: analysts...

By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. may boost the produc......

 2020-01-19 00:00 

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Ahn set to return home to resume political activity ahead of April elections...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- With fewer than 100 days before the April parliamentary electio......

 2020-01-18 22:52 

Korea Herald

S. Korea defeat Jordan to move closer to Olympic men's football berth...

South Korea got past Jordan 2-1 on Sunday to move within one victory of qualifying for the 2020 Olympic men's football tournament.Midfielder Lee Dong-gyeong scored a gorgeous free kick to break a 1-1 tie in the dying seconds, giving South Korea a nar...

 2020-01-18 22:21 

Korea Herald

'Parasite' wins top prize from American Cinema Editors...

Bong Joon-ho's sensation "Parasite" won the top prize for best edited feature film at the 70th annual ACE Eddie Awards, US media have reported.It marked the first time that a foreign language film has won the top prize in ACE Eddie Awards h...

 2020-01-18 19:10 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Exports of processed rice goods up 20% in 2019...

South Korea's outbound shipments of processed rice products shot up last year, amid the booming popularity of Korean dramas, K-pop and other cultural content abroad, data showed.Exports of these products reached $106 million in 2019, marking...

 2020-01-18 18:34 

Korea Herald

S. Korea breaks six-year winning streak on Bloomberg Innovation Index...

South Korea ranked No. 2 on the Bloomberg Innovation Index this year, putting an abrupt halt to its six-year winning streak, government data showed Sunday.According to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Korea scored 88.16 points this year, slipping...

 2020-01-18 18:03 

Korea Herald

[Joseph E. Stiglitz] The truth about the Trump economy...

As the world's business elites trek to Davos for their annual gathering, people should be asking a simple question: Have they overcome their infatuation with US President Donald Trump?Two years ago, a few rare corporate leaders were concerned a...

 2020-01-18 18:03 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Hasty courtship...

South Korea and the US are showing signs of friction over a possible mismatch in the progress of inter-Korean cooperation and the North Korean denuclearization.The issue has drawn renewed attention since President Moon Jae-in said in his New Year&rsq...

 2020-01-18 17:56 

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[Breaking] Lotte founder passes away...

Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho passed away at 4:30 p.m., Sunday. He was 99.Shin was the last of the first-generation founders of South Korea's major conglomerates including Samsung, Hyundai, LG and SK.Shin, who held the title of honorary chai...

 2020-01-18 17:37 

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McGregor demolishes Cerrone in 40-second return to UFC octagon...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Conor McGregor made a triumphant return to the UFC octagon on Saturday, pummelling Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone for a technical knockout victory in just 40 seconds.The mixed martial arts superstar from Ireland -- returning t...

 2020-01-18 17:17 

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BTS' modern art project, 'CONNECT, BTS' hits Berlin...

BTS' global contemporary art initiative, "CONNECT, BTS," has landed in Berlin, the second destination following London, the band's management agency said Sunday.Big Hit said, "Rituals of Care," an exhibition of performances, kicke...

 2020-01-18 17:12 

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D.Camp holds first startup pitching event for 2020...

D.Camp, a leading South Korean startup accelerator, said Sunday that augmented reality solution startup Qrio and health tech startup 9to6 topped its first pitching competition of 2020, held last week in Seoul. The event was organized together with In...

 2020-01-18 17:11 

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Samsung likely to replace chiefs of most financial units...

Samsung Group is expected to replace most of the chief executives at its financial units, including Samsung Life Insurance and Samsung Card, according to news reports on Sunday.According to local business daily the Korea Economic Daily, the conglomer...

 2020-01-18 17:00 

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Interviewers outshine star guests on YouTube...

The norm of interviewers having limited roles in front of the camera no longer rings true, as more Korean interviewers are starting to shine on YouTube channels. Interviewer and producer Lee Eun-jae of variety show MMTG, a program that kicked off on...

 2020-01-18 16:50 

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[Monitor] Eco-friendly cars on rise in Korea...

Amid growing interest in environmental issues in Korea, the number of eco-friendly cars registered here exceeded 600,000 vehicles for the first time, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport showed. The number of eco-friendl...

 2020-01-18 16:49 

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Four Koreans still missing after Annapurna avalanche...

Six people, including four South Koreans, remain missing in Nepal's northwestern Himalayan region after an avalanche hit the area on Friday, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Sunday, adding that authorities are ramping up search and rescue ef...

 2020-01-18 16:40 

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Yongin aims for an upgrade with better jobs, living spaces...

Yongin, a city of 1 million located about 40 kilometers south of Seoul, aims to take the livelihood of its citizens to the next level, with improvements in living environments, job opportunities and municipal services. "This year will mark the...

 2020-01-18 16:36 

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Political world awaits Ahn's next move...

Political watchers are paying keen attention to Ahn Cheol-soo, founder of the Bareunmirae Party and former presidential contender, amid growing calls for an alternative political force to challenge the traditional left-right rivalry. Ahn, who stayed...

 2020-01-18 16:31 

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Bias toward tech firms flusters stock market investors...

South Korea's stock market was tepid in 2019 and continues to face uncertainties, rankling many investors who are complaining that technology firms are being preferred for listing on the secondary Kosdaq bourse.While the stock market operator h...

 2020-01-18 16:02 

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[Newsmaker] [News Focus] Galaxy phone users jolted by privacy concerns...

Users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Samsung Cloud in South Korea are on high alert regarding personal security issues in the wake of private data thefts involving some celebrities. A growing number of Galaxy users here are checking on the securit...

 2020-01-18 16:00 

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[Contribution] What the Korean War Wall of Remembrance Means to Me...

With the world anxiously waiting to see if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will resume intercontinental ballistic missile testing, to include potentially testing a missile capable of reaching the eastern United States, it is well to remember the conf...

 2020-01-18 15:50 

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Banking chiefs edgy as they await final sanctions decision by authorities...

The top executives of three major financial groups in South Korea are on the edge of their seats as they await a final decision by authorities on penalties regarding their malfeasance this week, which will impact governance and profitability.Shinhan...

 2020-01-18 15:49 

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JP Morgan 2020 closes, with deals hanging in air...

SAN FRANCISCO -- The 38th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2020 came to a close Thursday, with small and big deals still covered under wraps.Being the biggest annual gathering of pharmaceuticals companies presenting each of their pipelines' rese...

 2020-01-18 15:41 

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[Behind the Wheel] GV80 packs in high-tech driving experience, with some unfamiliar functions...

Hyundai Motor's luxury brand Genesis unveiled its first sport utility vehicle GV80 last week, with a goal of selling 24,000 units in South Korea this year. The model will be launched in North America this summer. The Korea Herald had an opportu...

 2020-01-18 15:33 

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SK Biopharm CEO promises new drug every other year...

SAN FRANCISCO -- Korean central nervous system drug developer SK Biopharmaceuticals' CEO Cho Jeong-woo vowed to acquire a novel drug approval every two years, speaking to reporters during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2020 in San Francisc...

 2020-01-18 15:15 

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Heavy snowfall hinders search efforts for 4 missing S. Korean trekkers in Himalayas...

SEOUL/KATHMANDU -- Heavy snowfall is delaying Nepalese rescue workers' efforts to save four South Korean school teachers who went missing while trekking a circuit route of Annapurna in the Himalayas, officials here said Sunday.The four South Koreans...

 2020-01-18 14:59 

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[Herald Interview] Korea plays "instrumental role" for Rolls Royce: CEO...

Luxury carmaker Rolls Royce sold a record 5,152 cars globally in 2019, up 25 percent on-year. And the Korean market was "instrumental4; in this achievement with the popularity of the Cullinan here, Rolls Royce's top executive said on...

 2020-01-18 14:53 

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Majority of big listed firms have no women on boards...

Eight out of 10 listed Korean companies with assets of more than 2 trillion won ($1.7 billion) were found to have no women on their boards of directors, showing that the invisible barrier to top management is still strong, data showed Sunday.Local co...

 2020-01-18 14:50 

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S. Korea's Export Portfolio Diversifies in 2019...

[Economy] : South Korea's export portfolio was more diversified last year as chip exports sharply decreased amid a slump in the global chip industry. According to data by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on Sunday, the country's outbound...

 2020-01-18 14:45 

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S. Korea to spend big on next-generation chip sector...

South Korea said Sunday that it will invest 1 trillion won ($863 million) in the next 10 years to nurture the next-generation semiconductor sector.According to the science ministry, cutting edge artificial intelligent (AI) and system-on-chip (SoC) te...

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