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 2020-01-18 14:04 

KBS World

Stricter Lending Regulation to be Implemented Starting Monday...

[Economy] : Starting on Monday, owners of homes worth more than 900 million won will be banned from taking out loans with their jeonse deposit as collateral. Jeonse is a type of lease in South Korea where a tenant puts down a lump-sum deposit and the land...

 2020-01-18 13:17 

KBS World

Search for Missing S. Korean Climbers Resumes in Nepal...

[International] : A search operation has resumed on Sunday to find four South Korean climbers who have gone missing in Nepal's Himalayas after an avalanche hit the trekking route of Annapurna. According to the South Korean Embassy in Nepal on Sunday, ...

 2020-01-18 13:10 

KBS World

Report: N. Korea Replaces Nearly Half of Party Vice Chiefs...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has reportedly replaced nearly half of 12 vice chiefs of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party. The North's official Korean Central News Agency on Saturday unveiled a list of 70 top officials from the gover...

 2020-01-18 13:05 

KBS World

N. Korea Likely Replaced Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has reportedly replaced its top diplomat Ri Yong-ho. According to multiple sources on Sunday, North Korea notified foreign embassies in Pyongyang last week that Ri has been replaced by Ri Son-gwon, the former chairman of the Co...

 2020-01-18 12:31 

Korea Herald

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus...

BEIJING (AFP) -- China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China's Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country.The...

 2020-01-18 12:26 

Korea Herald

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles...

LONDON (AFP) -- Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will give up their royal titles and public funding as part of a settlement with the Queen to start a new life away from the British monarchy.The historic announcement from Buckingham Palace o...

 2020-01-18 11:57 

Korea Herald

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

Ri Su-yong, former North Korean foreign minister and vice chairman of the ruling party's Central Committee, and four others seem to have been replaced in a recent plenary party meeting, according to a North Korean report on Sunday.On Jan. 1, North Ko...

 2020-01-18 11:38 

Yonhap News

No. of ASF-positive wild boars in S. Korea rises to 86...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Three more wild boars found dead near the border with North Kor......

 2020-01-18 11:16 

Korea Herald

N. Korean ambassadors to China, UN head home: source...

BEIJING -- North Korea's top envoys to China and the United Nations returned to Pyongyang on Saturday, a source in Beijing said, spurring speculation the North could review its nuclear negotiating strategy with the United States. Pyongyang's Ambas...

 2020-01-18 10:58 

Yonhap News

N. Korea slams Japan's plan to set up military space unit...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Saturday slammed Tokyo's plan to establish ......

 2020-01-18 10:54 

Korea Herald

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

South Korea's top two automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. -- are expected to deliver improved earnings results for 2019, aided by brisk sales of sport utility vehicles and the weak local currency, industry data showed on Sunday.Accor...

 2020-01-18 10:47 

Korea Herald

Olympic champ Park grabs LPGA Tourney of Champions lead...

MIAMI (AFP) -- Olympic champion Park In-bee of South Korea fired a four-under-par 67 to seize a two-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the season-opening LPGA Tournament of Champions.Park had a 10-foot birdie putt at the par-3 18th hole to g...

 2020-01-18 10:34 

Korea Herald

Trump lawyers present defense for 'dangerous' impeachment...

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- President Donald Trump's legal team presented Saturday its line of defense for his upcoming impeachment trial, a process they dismissed as unconstitutional and "dangerous."It was the first time the team presented i...

 2020-01-18 10:30 

Korea Herald

IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping's name gaffe...

NAYPYIDAW (AFP) -- Facebook apologised Saturday for a distasteful mistranslation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name from Burmese language posts during his much-touted visit to Myanmar.His two-day visit to Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw was the fi...

 2020-01-18 10:26 

Korea Herald

BTS to showcase new single on CBS' 'The Late Late Show' this month...

K-pop super band BTS will appear on US broadcaster CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" later this month to showcase their new single, the band's management agency said Saturday.Joining the famous US talk show on Jan. 28 (US time), ...

 2020-01-18 10:17 

Korea Herald

N. Korea slams Japan's plan to set up military space unit...

North Korea on Saturday slammed Tokyo's plan to establish a military space unit, saying the plan is a dangerous and reckless move to make Japan a "military giant.""Japan is madly keen on exploiting even the outer space for its sinister...

 2020-01-18 10:14 

Korea Herald

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

With fewer than 100 days before the April parliamentary elections, Ahn Cheol-soo, a former presidential candidate, was set to return home Sunday to resume his political career after a year-long hiatus.Ahn, once popular with his "new politics&quo...

 2020-01-18 10:08 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) 4 S. Korean trekkers go missing after avalanche hits Annapurna...

(ATTN: UPDATES paras 4-5) SEOUL/NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Four South Korean trekke......

 2020-01-18 09:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Icefish festival kicks off in northeastern county...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 5-6) INJE, South Korea, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- An annual ic......

 2020-01-18 07:36 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) 4 S. Korean trekkers go missing after avalanche hits Annapurna...

(ATTN: UPDATES paras 2-4 with education office's briefing, minor edits) SEOUL/NEW ......

 2020-01-18 06:50 

Yonhap News

N. Korea's economy up 1.8 pct in 2019: U.N. report...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's economy grew 1.8 percent on-year in 2019, wi......

 2020-01-18 06:13 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) BTS to showcase new single on CBS' 'The Late Late Show' this month...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 2nd to last para) SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- K-pop super band ......

 2020-01-18 06:05 

Yonhap News

Icefish festival kicks off in northeastern county...

INJE, South Korea, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- An annual ice fishing festival kicked off in a nort......

 2020-01-18 05:52 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) 4 S. Korean trekkers go missing after avalanche hits Annapurna...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with latest info; ADDS 2nd photo) SEOUL/NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 (Y......

 2020-01-18 05:01 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korean ambassadors to China, U.N. head home: source...

(ATTN: ADDS photos, more info in 3rd para) BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea&apo......

 2020-01-18 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

Jan. 21 1919 -- Gojong, the 26th and last king of the Joseon Dynasty, dies. 1968 -- Th......

 2020-01-18 04:41 

Yonhap News

N. Korean ambassadors to China, U.N. head home: source...

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's top envoys to China and the United Nations......

 2020-01-18 04:10 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) 4 S. Korean trekkers go missing after avalanche hits Annapurna...

(ATTN: RECASTS dateline; ADDS photo, more info in paras 3-7) SEOUL/NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 (......

 2020-01-18 03:51 

Yonhap News

Inter-Korean cooperation will occur within framework of denuclearization: official...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's push for inter-Korean cooperation will be do......

 2020-01-18 02:24 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 4 S. Korean trekkers go missing after avalanche hits Annapurna...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS more info) SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Four South Ko......

 2020-01-18 02:08 

Yonhap News

BTS to showcase new single on CBS' 'The Late Late Show' this month...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- K-pop super band BTS will appear on U.S. broadcaster CBS' ......

 2020-01-18 02:02 

Yonhap News

4 S. Korean climbers go missing in Himalayas due to snowslide...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Four South Korean climbers have gone missing in Nepal's Hi......

 2020-01-18 02:00 

Yonhap News

Korea's exports feared to be squeezed by U.S.-China trade deal: report...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Washington and Beijing's interim trad......

 2020-01-18 02:00 

Yonhap News

Number of traffic fatalities in Seoul drops 19 pct on-yr in 2019...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The number of traffic deaths in Seoul fell 19.1 percent last ye......

 2020-01-18 01:52 

Yonhap News

U.S. reaffirms support for improved inter-Korean relations: Seoul official...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The United States has reaffirmed its supp......

 2020-01-18 01:16 

Yonhap News

Seoul shares to trade in tight range next week...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares are likely to remain in a tight range next ......

 2020-01-18 00:51 

Yonhap News

N.K. leader expresses condolences for death of former anti-Japanese fighter...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed condolences for t......

 2020-01-18 00:09 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 18)...

An ugly rush A fierce battle is being waged by political parties to win the April 15 par......

 2020-01-18 00:08 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 18)...

Individual tours to NorthSeoul, Washington should overcome differences in inter-Korean iss......

 2020-01-18 00:08 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-01-18 00:00 

Yonhap News

Jeju to introduce reservation system for Mount Halla hikers...

JEJU, South Korea, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Hikers wanting to climb to the top of Mount Halla, ......

 2020-01-17 23:00 

Yonhap News

U.S.-China trade deal 'hiatus' rather than resolution: report...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The so-called...

 2020-01-17 23:00 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Parties rush to recruit fresh faces ahead of April election...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- A ballerina-turned-disability rights activist, a......

 2020-01-17 22:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's options on Hormuz strait appear shortlisted...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government has yet to complete a review of opt......

 2020-01-17 21:34 

Yonhap News

U.S. military leader expresses full confidence in ability to defend against new N.K. missiles...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chief......

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