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 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....

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

[TOONING IN] Folklore webtoons add to the originals, filling in the gaps...

One of the reasons why Joo Ho-min's "Along With the Gods" (2010-2012) webtoon series and its movie remake were so popular was because the series was based on Korean folklore, which has not been a common theme in pop culture. Divided into ......

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Virtually virtual reality...

KT's metaverse field trip uses its KT Real Cube system, which uses motion sensors so children can play games with other kindergarten children via virtual reality and augmented reality systems....

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Exporting beauty...

Korea was the world's third largest exporter of cosmetic and beauty products in 2020 behind France and the U.S....

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Four Korean clubs compete for biggest prize in Asian football...

The 2021 AFC Champions League group stage kicks off for the East Region today, with four Korean teams competing for the biggest prize in Asian football....

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Reopening...

The back entrance to Sungnyemun Gate in central Seoul opened to the public for the first time Tuesday since Korea's National Treasure No. 1 was burned down in 2008. Despite the reopening of the gate, also known as Namdaemun, after a ......

 2021-06-22 08:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Egg tariffs lifted for another six months as shortages remain...

Korea said Tuesday it will extend a temporary removal of tariffs on imported eggs by six months until the end of the year in a bid to stabilize their high prices....

 2021-06-22 08:46 

KBS World

Additional Batch of Pfizer Vaccine Doses Arrives...

[Domestic] : An additional shipment of 650-thousand doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, enough to inoculate 325-thousand people, arrived in South Korea on Wednesday. According to the state vaccine task force, the batch, which is part of some 66 millio...

 2021-06-22 08:46 

KBS World

Reservations from Unvaccinated Elderly for Pfizer Vaccine Begin...

[Domestic] : The government started accepting reservations from unvaccinated elderly people for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. According to the state vaccination task force, senior citizens who had made reservations for the AstraZeneca vaccine ...

 2021-06-22 08:45 

Yonhap News

Shareholders of Samsung Heavy approve capital reduction...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Tuesday t......

 2021-06-22 08:45 

Yonhap News

Olympic-bound outfielder demoted to minors, no timetable for return...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Park Kun-woo, an Olympic-bound outfielder for the Doosan Bears,......

 2021-06-22 08:35 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Moon meets U.S. envoy on N. Korea, requests efforts for dialogue...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with press briefing; CHANGES headline)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, J......

 2021-06-22 08:22 

Yonhap News

Passports of 31 S. Koreans under COVID-19 isolation in China incinerated by mistake...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Hundreds of foreign passports, including those belonging to 31 ......

 2021-06-22 08:07 

Yonhap News

One-fifth of women with young children left jobs amid pandemic: poll...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- About a fifth of women with children up to sixth grade left the......

 2021-06-22 08:06 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Olympic men's football team opens last training camp before finalizing Tokyo roster...

(ATTN: ADDS 2 photos, comments in paras 6-9)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The......

 2021-06-22 08:01 

Yonhap News

Olympic football coach demands sacrifice from players...

PAJU, South Korea, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Having put his players through a two-week camp and ......

 2021-06-22 07:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

'BTS, THE BEST' tops Oricon chart in Japan...

BTS's Japanese compilation album "BTS, THE BEST" topped Japan's Oricon weekly album chart, according to Oricon on Tuesday. "BTS, THE BEST" is a compilation of the K-pop phenomenon's greatest hits. It was released on June 16 exc...

 2021-06-22 07:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

Sales, sales and more sales as economic rebound sought...

Summer is here, and so are the sales, as the government continues to promote events in an effort to pump up the economy and drive demand....

 2021-06-22 07:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Yo-jong warns U.S. about 'disappointment'...

Kim Yo-jong, the sister of the North Korean leader, warned Tuesday the United States could be in for great "disappointment" after the White House called Kim Jong-un's remarks on dialogue and confrontation an "interesting signal."...

 2021-06-22 07:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seventeen's 'Your Choice' sells over 1.14 million copies...

Boy band Seventeen's eighth EP "Your Choice" sold over 1.14 million copies within four days of its release last Friday, according to Pledis Entertainment on Tuesday. The album is the band's fourth consecutive million-copy seller and reache...

 2021-06-22 07:39 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks rebound on hopes of gradual tapering...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks......

 2021-06-22 07:38 

Yonhap News

Coupang fire tragedy sparks public censure, boycott...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- E-commerce giant Coupang Inc. faces arguably......

 2021-06-22 07:36 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Jun. 22, 2021...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.877 ......

 2021-06-22 07:14 

Yonhap News

Court OKs property developer as final bidder for Eastar...

By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean property developer Sung Jung Co.......

 2021-06-22 07:07 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working group' forum on N. Korea policy...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 5-10; TRIMS)By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- So......

 2021-06-22 07:00 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks rebound on hopes of gradual tapering...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks rebounded Tuesday as investors speculate th......

 2021-06-22 07:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, African development bank ink deal on energy, infra projects...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's finance ministry said Tuesday it has clinche......

 2021-06-22 06:58 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Naver drops out of bid to buy stake in eBay Korea...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead, 2nd para; ADDS more details in paras 4, 6, 10) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonh......

 2021-06-22 06:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

SsangYong Motor suppliers get 25 billion won of support...

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Tuesday that it will backstop 25 billion won of funding to SsangYong Motor contractors. Second-tier suppliers will be able to avail themselves of the financing....

 2021-06-22 06:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

DP gives 2 lawmakers the boot after probe on land purchases...

The ruling party on Tuesday kicked out two proportional lawmakers over their suspicious real estate purchases, based on the anti-corruption watchdog's probe outcome....

 2021-06-22 06:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

aespa's 'Next Level' tops Melon's 24Hits chart...

Rookie girl group aespa's song "Next Level" topped major music streaming service Melon's 24Hits chart a month after it was released on May 17. "Next Level" has been occupying the No. 1 spot since Monday 8 p.m. until now, pushing as...

 2021-06-22 06:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Piccoma rides high offering manga, webtoons in Japan...

Piccoma started business on May 15, 2016, and on its first day it pulled in 200 yen ($1.81) from 300 users. Nearly five years later, on May 5, 2021, the Japanese webtoon app saw revenues of 4.37 billion yen — a daily record. Two days later, it ......

 2021-06-22 06:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Logo competition celebrates Korea-Israel ties...

The Embassy of Israel in Korea and the Embassy of Korea in Israel launched a contest for a logo design to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations next year. "The State of Israel and the Republic of Korea are......

 2021-06-22 06:41 

Yonhap News

Final deal mandates delivery workers to be freed from sorting parcels by year-end...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Delivery workers will be banned from sorting parcels and workin......

 2021-06-22 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

AMOREPACIFIC 275,000 DN 3,000FOOSUNG 10,500 UP 50SK Innovat......

 2021-06-22 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

CheilWorldwide 24,800 UP 800KT 32,500 UP 750LOTTE SHOP......

 2021-06-22 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SamsungHvyInd 6,700 DN 100IS DONGSEO 57,600 UP 300S-Oil ......

 2021-06-22 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

Nongshim 324,500 UP 1,000SGBC 102,000 DN 500TaihanElec......

 2021-06-22 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Tuesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded ......

 2021-06-22 06:34 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,011.56 UP 0.57 points (close)...
 2021-06-22 06:31 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,131.9 won DN from 1,134.7 won...
 2021-06-22 06:30 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,263.88 UP 23.09 points (close)...
 2021-06-22 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Kim Seong-kon] Making the Korean War the "Unforgotten War"...

Situated between World War II and the Vietnam War, and overshadowed by the Cold War, the Korean War has inadvertently become the "Forgotten War." Strangely, people have kept silent about the war and seem to have forgotten it completely. W...

 2021-06-22 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Karl W. Smith] America should become a nation of renters...

Rising real estate prices are stoking fears that homeownership, long considered a core component of the American dream, is slipping out of reach for low- and moderate-income Americans. That may be so -- but a nation of renters is not something to fea...

 2021-06-22 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Lee In-hyun] His passion for the country -- Sibelius...

In South Korea, June is known as the month to commemorate patriots, veterans and service members. During the month, we have two very special national holidays: Memorial Day, honoring those who have fallen serving the country, and Korean War Memorial...

 2021-06-22 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Building momentum...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last week suggested that his regime was ready to resume talks with the US. But it has yet to be seen whether the North will actually come to the negotiating table when there is no prospect for gaining significant conce...

 2021-06-22 06:27 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon meets U.S. envoy on N. Korea at Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: UPDATES headline, lead paras with meeting; ADDS photo) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) --......

 2021-06-22 06:24 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to hold virtual summit with Central American states Friday...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in last 7 paras; ADDS photo, byline)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, J......

 2021-06-22 06:19 

Yonhap News

COVID-19 variant cases top 2,200 in S. Korea, Delta strain nearing 200...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Tuesday reported 261 additional cases of COVID-1......

 2021-06-22 06:18 

Yonhap News

BTS Japanese album tops weekly music chart in Japan...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- A Japanese-language compilation album of boy band BTS has becom......

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