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 2021-12-07 01:27 

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Samsung Heavy Industries wins 734 bln won orders for 3 LNG carriers...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Tuesday th......

 2021-12-07 01:22 

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Seoul reports jump in student COVID-19 cases...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- A total of 1,450 students from kindergarten to high school teste......

 2021-12-07 01:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

‘Squid Game’ earns three Critics Choice nominations...

The hit Netflix Korea original series "Squid Game" received three nominations for the 27th Critics Choice Awards. The nominations for the annual awards ceremony were announced on Monday. "Squid Game" is nominated in the Best Drama Series a...

 2021-12-07 01:15 

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Samsung unveils new leadership, replaces all 3 CEOs...

By Woo Jae-yeon SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday replaced al......

 2021-12-07 01:07 

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(LEAD) Celltrion's COVID-19 antibody treatment wins conditional approval in Australia...

(ATTN; UPDATES with more info in paras 4-6)By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- Sout......

 2021-12-07 01:00 

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Over 70 pct of state budget to be frontloaded in first half of next year...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it has allocated 73 percent of fiscal s......

 2021-12-07 00:47 

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(LEAD) S. Korea logs current account surplus for 18th straight month in October...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 5, 9-10) SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea logged a c......

 2021-12-07 00:43 

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New cases below 5,000 for 2nd day; critically ill patients at record high...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 5,000 for ......

 2021-12-07 00:32 

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Seoul stocks open lower amid inflation concerns...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened lower Tuesday, largely as the estimat......

 2021-12-07 00:32 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 64 coronavirus deaths, total now at 3,957: KDCA...
 2021-12-07 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 4,954 new COVID-19 cases; critical cases at record high of 774: KDCA...
 2021-12-07 00:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 모든 입국자들 열흘 격리...

Starting Friday, all people entering Korea from overseas will have to self-quarantine for 10 days regardless of their vaccination status. In addition, Korea will close its borders to Nigeria along with eight other African nations. Korea's first......

 2021-12-07 00:09 

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Celltrion's COVID-19 antibody treatment wins emergency approval in Australia...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pharmaceutical giant Celltrion Inc......

 2021-12-07 00:03 

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'Squid Game' wins three nominations at Critics Choice Awards...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's sensational survival drama...

 2021-12-07 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 996.89 UP 5.02 points (open)...
 2021-12-07 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,973.84 UP 0.59 points (open)...
 2021-12-07 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,181.0 won DN from 1,183.0 won...
 2021-12-06 23:30 

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U.S. fields new radar designed to detect ballistic missiles from N. Korea...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The United States on Monday completed the ......

 2021-12-06 23:02 

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(2nd LD) N.K. leader Kim urges nurturing 'absolutely loyal' commanding officers...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with English-language report)By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yo......

 2021-12-06 23:01 

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S. Korea logs current account surplus for 18th straight month in October...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea logged a current account surplus for the 18th straig......

 2021-12-06 23:00 

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(URGENT) S. Korea logs current account surplus of US$6.95 bln in October: BOK...
 2021-12-06 22:36 

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(LEAD) N.K. leader Kim urges nurturing people with 'absolute fidelity' to party...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 4-6, 8)By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) ......

 2021-12-06 22:16 

Korea Herald

'Eat breakfast like a king, lunch as prince, and dinner like a pauper'...

Korean and Colombian cuisines have a lot in common, according to Alvaro Clavijo, a top Colombian chef on a tour of Korea. Both are concentrated on nutritional completion and components of all essential food groups on the plate, he told the Korea Hera...

 2021-12-06 22:13 

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N.K. leader Kim urges nurturing people with 'absolute fidelity' to party...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has presided over a gathering of......

 2021-12-06 22:01 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 7)...

Time for a vision One month after he was elected presidential candidate of the People Po......

 2021-12-06 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Dec. 7)...

Restore trust with unityYoon should show leadership and vision Yoon Suk-yeol, presidenti......

 2021-12-06 22:00 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Dec. 7)...

Burden on future taxpayersLawmakers increase election year budget despite national debt ne......

 2021-12-06 22:00 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines from major South Korean news......

 2021-12-06 22:00 

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S. Korea to host two-day U.N. peacekeeping ministerial forum...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- A virtual U.N. peacekeeping ministerial confer......

 2021-12-06 20:06 

KBS World

Gov't: Time Needed to Decide on COVID-19 Vaccination for Those Aged 5-11...

[Domestic] : South Korean health authorities said on Tuesday that it will take time before deciding on whether to include those aged five to eleven among recipients of COVID-19 vaccination. Hong Jeong-ik, a senior official of the state task force on vacci...

 2021-12-06 20:00 

KBS World

China Pledges Countermeasures over US Boycott of Beijing Olympics...

[Politics] : Beijing has pledged countermeasures after Washington announced a decision to diplomatically boycott the winter Olympics set to be held in China in February. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Tuesday relayed his government&#...

 2021-12-06 19:51 

Korea Herald

Unionized Chanel cosmetics workers threaten to stage protest...

Cosmetic store workers of Chanel Korea said Tuesday they will walk off from their jobs for an indefinite period from Dec. 17 if the French luxury brand fails to pay overdue wages and make efforts to prevent sexual harrasment in the workplace. Union...

 2021-12-06 19:48 

KBS World

President Moon to Embark on 4-day State Visit to Australia from Sun....

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in will head to Australia for a state visit next week. Presidential spokesperson Park Kyung-mee on Tuesday announced Moon's scheduled four-day visit to Australia starting Sunday. Moon plans to hold a summit with Austral...

 2021-12-06 19:38 

Korea Herald

LG Energy Solution submits registration for IPO...

LG Energy Solution said Tuesday it has entered an official stage to go public in January, amid market expectation that the company will join the top five on the list with a valuation of a whopping 70.2 trillion won ($59.5 billion). According to Sout...

 2021-12-06 19:26 

Korea Herald

Hundreds under investigation in omicron outbreak tied to church...

The count of COVID-19's omicron variant in South Korea rose by 12 in one day to 36 on Tuesday, with three of those cases traced to Seoul for the first time. Out of the 12 additional cases, three were "imported" cases involving rec...

 2021-12-06 19:12 

Korea Herald

German literature professor wins top prize at LTI Korea Translation Award...

The Literature Translation Institute of Korea on Tuesday awarded 13 translators for excellence in the translation of Korean literature into foreign languages, with the top prize going to Park In-won for her German translation of Kim Young-...

 2021-12-06 19:02 

Korea Herald

Mino says music goes infinity and beyond through 'To Infinity'...

When Mino of boy band Winner teased a snippet of his return to the music scene in a visual film with "Mino 3rd Full Album," little did fans know that the singer would be expanding solo. After a year away from music, Mino hopped back int...

 2021-12-06 19:01 

Korea Herald

Hena? Hyena? Reason enough to change passport name, says panel...

A Korean woman on Tuesday won the Ombudsman board's support to change the English spelling of her name on her passport, after she said she was bullied by classmates over it. Currently, her passport reads "Ha Hena," but she wants it...

 2021-12-06 18:58 

KBS World

Seoul Reiterates Support for Beijing Olympics after US Declares Diplomatic Boycott...

[Politics] : Seoul has reiterated its expectations for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games after Washington announced its decision to diplomatically boycott the upcoming event in protest of human rights issues in China. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Choi You...

 2021-12-06 18:57 

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U.S. will not send official delegation to Beijing Olympics: White House...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The United States will diplomatically boy......

 2021-12-06 18:57 

Korea Herald

Webtoon music evolves from background music to original soundtrack...

Drama fans and moviegoers often recall well-known scenes with the accompanying songs, like Aladdin and Jasmine singing "A Whole New World" while riding a magic carpet. Now comics fans are being offered webtoons accompanied by songs from m...

 2021-12-06 18:44 

Korea Herald

[Today's K-pop] Onewe drops 2nd demo album...

Boy band Onewe put out its second demo album "Studio We: Recording #2" on Tuesday. "It feels more special because we can show the whole process of making music," said Kanghyun through agency RBW Entertainment. Although...

 2021-12-06 18:32 

Korea Herald

Korea announces second COVID-19 child death...

South Korea on Tuesday announced its second child death from COVID-19. The six-year-old boy was rushed to a Seoul hospital's emergency room on Dec. 4 over continued fever and breathing difficulties after spending two days in home is...

 2021-12-06 17:54 

Korea Herald

'Oraegage': Seoul's longest-running shops add charm to city...

Old things are valuable. They may not have the luster that new things have, but they carry their own stories. They exude both charm and maturity. In the forest of high-rises in the bustling city of Seoul, some of the oldest shops remain in place and...

 2021-12-06 17:54 

Korea Herald

Mercedes-Benz dealer holds service skills contest...

Han Sung Motor, the official dealership of Mercedes-Benz Korea, last month held a biennial automotive service skills contest in a bid to foster technical specialists. Of some 760 applicants, 56 finalists who passed the preliminary round of the sev...

 2021-12-06 17:52 

Korea Herald

Manufacturers see inventories surge: KDI...

SEJONG -- The nation's economy has faced downside risks in the wake of global industrial output and trade scaling back amid the ongoing pandemic, a state-funded research agency said Tuesday, casting concerns over a recent surge in manufacturers...

 2021-12-06 17:50 

Korea Herald

Can electric, hydrogen vehicles be charged simultaneously? Doosan says it's possible...

Electric vehicle chargers can't fuel hydrogen vehicles and hydrogen chargers can't juice up electric vehicles. But what if there's a solution to charge both at the same time? Che Hoo-seok, chief operating officer at Doosan Fuel C...

 2021-12-06 17:12 

Korea Herald

Naver Webtoon 'Lore Olympus' becomes New York Times bestseller...

A contemporary reimagining of Greek mythology, "Lore Olympus" has notched the No. 1 slot on the New York Times' bestseller list. Naver Webtoon announced the listing in the graphic books and manga category on Tuesday. "Lore O...

 2021-12-06 17:12 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks up for 5th session on tech, auto gains...

South Korean stocks extended their winning streak to a fifth session Tuesday after choppy trading, led by advances in tech and auto shares. The Korean won rose against the US dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) advanced 1...

 2021-12-06 17:00 

Korea Herald

Samsung replaces all CEOs in shake-up...

Samsung Electronics has replaced all CEOs and combined its mobile and home appliance business divisions, in its biggest management shake-up since 2017 announced Tuesday. While its crosstown rivals such as LG and SK opted for stability rather than dr...

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