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 2020-07-03 02:38 

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(LEAD) Prosecutors discuss follow-up to justice minister's intervention in probe into alleged collusion case...

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 2020-07-03 02:36 

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(2nd LD) Rising new virus cases spell peril for S. Korea, areas outside capital under threat...

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 2020-07-03 02:30 

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PM voices alarm at growing virus infections in Gwangju...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun voiced alarm over the recent "......

 2020-07-03 02:26 

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Samsung resumes fridge production in S. Korea...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it has reopened a refrigerat......

 2020-07-03 02:05 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2020-07-03 01:49 

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(LEAD) All rallies banned near symbolic peace statue on virus concerns...

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 2020-07-03 01:48 

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Telcos likely to face record fine over illegal subsidies...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's three major telecom operators are expected to......

 2020-07-03 01:39 

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(LEAD) Rising new cases spell peril for virus fight; areas outside capital under threat of more infections...

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 2020-07-03 01:36 

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SK Biopharmaceuticals sharply up for 2nd day...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- SK Biopharamceuticals Co. Ltd., which has achieved the largest i......

 2020-07-03 01:36 

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Imported car sales jump 41 pct in June despite pandemic...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea jumped 41 percent in J......

 2020-07-03 01:34 

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(2nd LD) N.K. leader calls for maximum alert against virus, warns of 'unimaginable' crisis...

(ATTN: ADDS expert's comments, more info, photo)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, July 3 (Yo......

 2020-07-03 01:23 

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Prosecutors to discuss follow-up to justice minister's intervention in probe into alleged collusion case...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The Supreme Prosecutors Office will hold internal discussions Fr......

 2020-07-03 01:21 

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Rising new cases spell peril for virus fight; areas outside capital under threat of more infections...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new virus cases hit the highest level i......

 2020-07-03 01:12 

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(URGENT) 75 more people released after full recoveries from coronavirus, total cured patients at 11,759: KCDC...
 2020-07-03 01:11 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports no additional coronavirus death, total death toll at 282: KCDC...
 2020-07-03 01:10 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 63 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 12,967: KCDC...
 2020-07-03 01:06 

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K League's cellar dwellers looking to snap out of season-long funk vs. title hopefuls...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean football's worst club will run......

 2020-07-03 00:40 

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(Yonhap Feature) Frayed inter-Korean relations dash hopes for return to Kaesong...

By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- When Shin Han-yong crossed the inter-Korean b......

 2020-07-03 00:29 

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Seoul stocks open tad higher on U.S. jobs data...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares opened slightly higher Friday, tracking over......

 2020-07-03 00:21 

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'Comfort women' support group unable to rally in usual area amid pandemic...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul ward on Friday banned all rallies in major areas under i......

 2020-07-03 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 746.13 UP 3.58 points (open)...
 2020-07-03 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,147.89 UP 12.52 points (open)...
 2020-07-03 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,199.5 won DN from 1,200.0 won...
 2020-07-02 23:58 

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S. Korean biz groups have 170 units in Hong Kong: data...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's major conglomerates operate a combined 170 su......

 2020-07-02 23:58 

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S. Korea to closely monitor beef, pork prices amid soaring demand...

SEJONG, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will closely monitor prices of beef and pork amid s......

 2020-07-02 22:59 

Korea Herald

Lawmaker tests negative for virus, parliament to review extra budget...

A ruling party lawmaker who had contact with a COVID-19 patient earlier this week tested negative for the coronavirus Friday, prompting the National Assembly to move forward with a plenary session to review the government's extra budget as planned....

 2020-07-02 22:28 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on July 3)...

Serious internal bleeding At Tuesday's National Assembly Legislation and Judiciary ......

 2020-07-02 22:28 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on July 3)...

Setback to tripartite dialogue : Progressive union should make compromise A lack of comp......

 2020-07-02 22:27 

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 2020-07-02 22:27 

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(LEAD) N.K. leader calls for maximum alert against virus, warns of 'unimaginable' crisis...

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 2020-07-02 22:27 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2020-07-02 22:18 

Korea Herald

Court blocks decision to reveal suspect's identity in Telegram sex crime case...

A court on Friday overruled a police decision to disclose the personal information of a suspect involved in a high-profile online sex crime case. The Chuncheon District Court accepted an injunction request filed by a 38-year-old male suspect of the...

 2020-07-02 21:43 

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Bolton says Trump could meet Kim again to help reelection...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, July 2 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump could meet aga......

 2020-07-02 21:10 

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N.K. leader attends politburo meeting on COVID-19...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attended a Workers' Party p......

 2020-07-02 21:01 

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(URGENT) N.K. leader attends politburo meeting on COVID-19...
 2020-07-02 21:00 

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S. Korea's FX reserves hit fresh high in June...

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign reserves climbed to a new record high......

 2020-07-02 20:08 

KBS World

Unification Minister Nominee Stresses Inter-Korean Talks, Cooperation...

[Politics] : Ranking ruling Democratic Party lawmaker Lee In-young, who has been nominated as Seoul's new Unification Minister, has vowed to focus on restoring inter-Korean dialogue. The former DP floor leader shared his thoughts on Friday after he wa...

 2020-07-02 20:08 

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Experts don't rule out possibility of Trump-Kim summit before U.S. election...

By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, July 2 (Yonhap) -- U.S. experts said Thursday that they don&a......

 2020-07-02 20:03 

KBS World

Lawmaker's Contact with COVID-19 Patient Leads to Delay of Extra Budget Passage...

[Politics] : The National Assembly has postponed by at least several hours a planned plenary session aimed at passing the country's third extra budget plan after one of the ruling Democratic Party(DP) lawmakers was found to have come into contact with...

 2020-07-02 20:03 

Korea Herald

Nat'l Assembly on alert after lawmaker's contact with COVID-19 patient...

South Korea's National Assembly was placed on high alert Friday and even rescheduled a plenary session to pass an extra budget after learning that a ruling party lawmaker had contact with a coronavirus patient earlier this week. Rep. Oh Yeong-hwan o...

 2020-07-02 19:58 

KBS World

Ultrafine Dust Levels in S. Korea Dwindles Significantly in 1st Half of 2020...

[Science] : The level of ultrafine dust particles in South Korea has significantly declined in the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2019. The Environment Ministry said Friday that there were 49 "good" days in the January-June...

 2020-07-02 19:54 

KBS World

S. Korea, Argentina Hold Telephone Summit, Discuss COVID-19 Responses...

[International] : President Moon Jae-in on Friday held a telephone summit with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and discussed bilateral cooperation, including responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Yoon Jae-kwan said in ...

 2020-07-02 19:23 

Korea Herald

Samsung to pay up to 100% bonuses for semiconductor division employees...

Samsung Electronics will provide 100 percent performance-based bonuses to the employees of the semiconductor division next week, industry sources said Friday. The world's biggest memory chip provider is planning to give its workers a half-year...

 2020-07-02 19:04 

Korea Herald

Transport Minister meets HDC, Aekyung Group, Eastar Jet execs to urge M&A deal...

Transport Minister Kim Hyun-mi met with executives of HDC Group, Aekyung Group and Eastar Jet on Friday to urge their air carrier merger deals, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. Kim reportedly had discussions wit...

 2020-07-02 18:03 

Korea Herald

Disaster relief fund encourages eating out more in May: statistics...

The state COVID-19 relief funds distributed in May appear to have led more people to eat out or spend money on food at physical stores, according to data released by the country's statistics agency on Friday. Statistics Korea said the value o...

 2020-07-02 17:51 

Korea Herald

Spy agency chief nominee Park, champion of inter-Korean reconciliation, cooperation...

National Intelligence Service (NIS) director-nominee Park Jie-won is known for his role in arranging the historic first-ever inter-Korean summit in 2000 and fostering engagement with North Korea while in government service from the late 1990s to earl...

 2020-07-02 17:51 

KBS World

Minister Urges Industry Efforts on Aviation M&As...

[Economy] : Transport Minister Kim Hyun-mee on Friday met with former and incumbent aviation industry leaders and asked for efforts to facilitate mergers and acquisitions of airlines that are currently under way.According to the ministry, Kim met with Hyu...

 2020-07-02 17:37 

Korea Herald

Moon names spy chief as top adviser, reshuffles security ranks...

President Moon Jae-in on Friday replaced his top foreign policy and national security officials, naming Suh Hoon director of the National Security Office, top security adviser to the president. Suh is a longtime veteran on North Korea policy who he...

 2020-07-02 17:30 

Korea Herald

Yeowoorak Festival to open online...

The 2020 Yeowoorak Festival, a gugak-themed festival organized by the National Theater of Korea, will kick off online a day later than its original schedule. As the government suspended operation of state-run museums and theaters in the Seoul metro...

 2020-07-02 17:30 

Korea Herald

Show must go on -- even if it means waiting extra two weeks...

Overseas-based artists are continuing to perform onstage in Korea, even if it means going through the two-week self-quarantine periods. Though rules on overseas travel have lately been relaxed -- allowing essential overseas trips -- still, crossing...

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