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 2021-06-22 06:12 

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

(ATTN: ADDS 3rd photo and details in paras 6-8, background in paras 20-22) SEOUL, June ......

 2021-06-22 06:00 

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

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold a virtual group su......

 2021-06-22 05:59 

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100-carat diamond may take up to $15 million in crypto at auction...

A rare pear-shaped diamond that is expected to fetch up to $15 million can be bought at auction next month using cryptocurrencies, Sotheby's announced on Monday. Sotheby's said it would be the first time a diamond of such size has been offered......

 2021-06-22 05:59 

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'Pentagon' at PIBI...

Now at PIBI Gallery in Bukchon, central Seoul, a 10-meter-wide painting...

 2021-06-22 05:59 

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FC Porto, Beijing reportedly agree Kim Min-jae deal: Reports...

Top Portuguese club FC Porto has reportedly reached a deal with Beijing Guoan to acquire formidable Korean center back Kim...

 2021-06-22 05:57 

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(News Focus) Hyundai fuels hydrogen for zero-emission trucks...

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Group is on its way toward an a......

 2021-06-22 05:57 

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2 more 'breakthrough' infections reported, total now at 31...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has confirmed two more cases of so-called breakthro......

 2021-06-22 05:47 

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

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Naver Corp., South Korea's top internet portal operator, s......

 2021-06-22 05:41 

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(3rd LD) N.K. leader's sister says U.S. has 'wrong' expectation about dialogue...

(ATTN: ADDS experts' view in paras 9-11, at bottom)By Koh Byung-joon and Yi Wonju S......

 2021-06-22 05:04 

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(2nd LD) N.K. leader's sister says U.S. has 'wrong' expectation about dialogue...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in para 4)By Yi Wonju SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The sister of Nort......

 2021-06-22 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

June 23 1965 -- The government exchanges an agreement with the United States in which Se......

 2021-06-22 04:35 

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Samsung Electronics ranks 42nd in global brand value...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The brand value of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics ......

 2021-06-22 04:27 

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N.K. officials attend exhibition by Chinese Embassy, resume in-person diplomacy...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean officials attended a photo exhibition by the Chine......

 2021-06-22 04:23 

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(LEAD) N.K. leader's sister says U.S. has 'wrong' expectation about dialogue...

(ATTN: ADDS more details, background throughout, photo, byline)By Yi Wonju SEOUL, June 2......

 2021-06-22 04:21 

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N. Korean leader sends congratulatory message to Iranian president-elect...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for efforts to strengthe......

 2021-06-22 03:41 

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DP expels 2 proportional representation lawmakers over alleged property speculation...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The ruling Democratic Party (DP) expelled two of its proportion......

 2021-06-22 03:34 

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N.K. leader's sister says U.S. mention of 'interesting signal' shows it has 'wrong' expectation...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said Tuesday that......

 2021-06-22 03:30 

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Civic group files complaint against Tesla CEO over alleged car design defect...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean civic group on Tuesday filed a complaint with th......

 2021-06-22 03:29 

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KBO club declines to release American pitcher for Tokyo Olympics...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean baseball club LG Twins have rej......

 2021-06-22 03:14 

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(URGENT) N.K. leader's sister says U.S. mention of 'interesting signal' shows it has 'wrong' expectation...
 2021-06-22 03:00 

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S. Korea's current account surplus with China narrows in 2020...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's current account surplus with China narrowed ......

 2021-06-22 03:00 

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No. of double-income households dips by most in 3 years amid pandemic...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The number of double-income households in South Korea declined ......

 2021-06-22 02:42 

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Daewoo Shipbuilding to form global R&D alliance for cutting-edge shipbuilding technologies...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineerin......

 2021-06-22 02:34 

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Seoul stocks up late Tues. morning on U.S. rebound...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks traded higher late Tuesday morning, helped ......

 2021-06-22 02:32 

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Culture minister implies no boycott of Tokyo Olympics amid Dokdo spat...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's culture minister said sports should be separ......

 2021-06-22 02:27 

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(2nd LD) Unification minister calls for active, agile efforts to bring N. Korea back to dialogue...

(ATTN: ADDS ministry officials' comments on working group in para 13)By Koh Byung-joo......

 2021-06-22 02:15 

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BTS's 'Butter' stays atop Billboard singles chart for 4th consecutive week...

BTS's second English single "Butter" topped the Billboard singles chart for four consecutive weeks, surpassing their own record that they set with "Dynamite" (2020). Last year, their first English song "Dynamite" topped the Hot...

 2021-06-22 02:15 

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(LEAD) Joint military exercise must be properly scaled to meet threats: Pentagon spokesman...

(ATTN: ADDS Seoul ministry's comment in last 4 paras, photo) By Byun Duk-kun WASHIN......

 2021-06-22 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Jun. 22 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2021-06-22 02:00 

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Container cargo volume at seaports up 11.2 pct in May...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The volume of container cargo processed at......

 2021-06-22 02:00 

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S. Korea's financial market stable but imbalance remains worry: BOK...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's financial market continues to be stable, but......

 2021-06-22 02:00 

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SsangYong Motor's biz partners to receive additional financial help...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Subcontractors of financially troubled SsangYong Motor Co. will......

 2021-06-22 01:59 

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Moon says S. Korea to keep expanding role on key global issues...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday his government will continue......

 2021-06-22 01:55 

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

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- About 80 percent of service members aged under 30 have received......

 2021-06-22 01:54 

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S. Korean table tennis chief eager to see how far teen phenom can go at Tokyo Olympics...

MUNGYEONG, South Korea, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Ryu Seung-min, the men's singles table te......

 2021-06-22 01:35 

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

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 5-6, 8-12)By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Sout......

 2021-06-22 01:34 

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Foreign ministry to work for stable management of relations with China after G-7 summit...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will continue efforts to...

 2021-06-22 01:27 

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Boy band Seventeen's new EP breaks 1 million in sales...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- K-pop act Seventeen saw its latest release...

 2021-06-22 01:13 

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

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The decision time is looming for Kim Hak-bum, a......

 2021-06-22 01:10 

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(LEAD) Unification minister calls for active, agile efforts to bring N. Korea back to dialogue...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with remarks)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Unif......

 2021-06-22 01:10 

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BOK plans to issue 3-year monetary stabilization bonds...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The Bank of Korea (BOK) said Tuesday it has decided to issue th......

 2021-06-22 01:09 

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(LEAD) S. Korea extends temporary removal of import duties on eggs to year-end...

(ATTN: ADDS more details about auto extension of auto tax cut in last 3 paras) SEOUL, Ju......

 2021-06-22 01:07 

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N.K. leader urges support for women in letter to major union of housewives...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un urged support for women in a me......

 2021-06-22 01:01 

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New infections in 300s for 2nd day, variants remain worry...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 30......

 2021-06-22 01:00 

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LG Electronics unveils AI-equipped digital X-ray detector...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a digital X-ray detecto......

 2021-06-22 01:00 

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S. Korea extends temporary removal of import duties on eggs to year-end...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it will extend a temporary removal of ......

 2021-06-22 00:51 

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Moon to meet U.S. envoy on N. Korea at Cheong Wa Dae...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will meet with Sung Kim, the Joe Biden ad......

 2021-06-22 00:47 

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(2nd LD) BTS tops Billboard Hot 100 for 4th week, breaking 'Dynamite' record...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 5-6) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- BTS' latest megahit da......

 2021-06-22 00:41 

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As ex-Prosecutor General Yoon 'falters,' new opposition presidential hopefuls rise...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- As former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl, a leading presiden......

 2021-06-22 00:40 

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Hyundai unveils Avante N performance model...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. on Tuesday unveiled the Avante N high-perform......

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