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 2020-07-02 09:49 

The Chosun Ilbo

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 2020-07-02 09:45 

Korea Herald

NK leader calls for maximum alert against virus, warns of 'unimaginable' crisis...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for "maximum alert" against the coronavirus as he presided over a politburo meeting of the ruling Workers' Party, warning that premature easing of anti-virus measures will lead to "unimaginable an...

 2020-07-02 09:43 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Two USFK coronavirus patients briefly released from quarantine due to administrative error...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in last 3 paras, photo) SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Two American ......

 2020-07-02 09:39 

The Chosun Ilbo

Concerns over Plastic Pollution Rise over Increasing Face Mask Wastes...

Hundreds of thousands of face masks are thrown away each day in Korea, and some are just tossed on the street. The problem is these masks are made of synthetic resin, the basic raw material used to produce plastic. The filters, the key parts of the masks,...

 2020-07-02 09:39 

KBS World

Bolton: Trump Could Meet Kim Jong-un Again to Help Reelection...

[Politics] : U.S. President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Thursday that Trump could meet again with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to help his reelection.Bolton made the remarks during a press conference with for...

 2020-07-02 09:39 

The Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Leader Orders to Review Anti-Epidemic Measures During Politburo Meeting...

North Korea seems to be keeping mum in regards to inter-Korean relations. According to a wire report this morning, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attended a Workers' Party politburo meeting on Thursday that focused on the COVID-19 situation. The stat...

 2020-07-02 09:38 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Performs Successful Lung Transplant on COVID-19 Patient...

Korea has become only the fourth country in the world to complete a successful lung transplant on a COVID-19 patient. The operation was conducted on a woman late last month at Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital just outside of Seoul.She was suffering...

 2020-07-02 09:33 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Posts Another Single-Day Record of New Coronavirus Infections...

For the first time since the novel coronavirus arrived in the United States, the nation has topped 50,000 new infections for a single day.Wednesday's record-setting figures were led by California, which posted 9,740 new cases, according to The Covid T...

 2020-07-02 09:26 

The Chosun Ilbo

British Judge Denies Venezuela Access to Gold in Bank Vault...

A British judge on Thursday refused to give Venezuela control of over $1 billion in gold sitting in a Bank of England vault, ruling that it is unlawful to give it to the President Nicols Maduro since Britain does not recognize him as the president.Maduro ...

 2020-07-02 09:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

Another 'Annus Horribilis' for British Royals as Legal Woes Mount...

The arrest Thursday in the U.S. state of New Hampshire of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and long-time friend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, is ringing legal alarm bells thousands of miles away in Buckingham Palace, former r...

 2020-07-02 09:23 

KBS World

Moon Orders Measures to Curb Housing Prices...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in on Thursday ordered his land minister to seek measures to support people who buy houses for the first time and raise the tax burden on owners of two or more houses. Presidential spokesperson Kang Min-seok said the presid...

 2020-07-02 09:19 

KBS World

N. Korean Leader Calls for 'Maximum Alert' against COVID-19...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly presided over a politburo meeting of the ruling Workers' Party to discuss anti-virus efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the North's official Korean Central News Agency(KC...

 2020-07-02 09:19 

The Chosun Ilbo

Unemployment Falls as U.S. Adds 4.8 Million New Jobs...

The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June as it struggles to recover from the business closures forced by the coronavirus pandemic, the government reported Thursday, even as it said another 1.4 million laid-off workers filed for unemployment benefit...

 2020-07-02 09:17 

The Chosun Ilbo

Tokyo Sees Biggest COVID-19 Surge in 2 Months...

Officials in Japan's capital Thursday reported 107 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the highest one-day total for the region in two months. Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike told reporters that many of the recent infections involved people in their 20s and ...

 2020-07-02 09:17 

Yonhap News

Two USFK coronavirus patients briefly released from quarantine due to administrative error...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Two American service members had been briefly released from quar......

 2020-07-02 09:15 

KBS World

Chief Prosecutors to Discuss Justice Minister's Order...

[Politics] : The Supreme Prosecutors' Office will convene meetings of chief prosecutors on Friday to discuss Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's invoking of her authority on a high-profile investigation. The directors of prosecutors' offices in the ...

 2020-07-02 08:45 

Yonhap News

KBO's SK Wyverns cut ties with injured pitcher Nick Kingham...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- The SK Wyverns said Thursday they have parted wa......

 2020-07-02 08:34 

Yonhap News

NSC vows continued efforts for permanent peace in Korea...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top national security officials discussed the......

 2020-07-02 08:32 

Yonhap News

In snub to prosecution chief, justice minister exercises authority in suspected collusion case...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae on Thursday ordered Prosecutor Gener......

 2020-07-02 08:24 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) Virus spread outside capital accelerates; local infections at 2-week high...

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 12-15) SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reported more ......

 2020-07-02 08:20 

Yonhap News

S. Korean, Japanese groups launch joint campaign for peace, reconciliation...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Civic groups and religious organizations from South Korea and Ja......

 2020-07-02 08:19 

Yonhap News

One-month high of 522 schools closed nationwide for coronavirus...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- The number of schools closed temporarily due to the coronavirus ......

 2020-07-02 08:17 

Yonhap News

Ultrarare Goryeo mother-of-pearl lacquerware box returned from Japan...

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- A rare mother-of-pearl lacquerware box from ......

 2020-07-02 07:51 

Yonhap News

'Steel Rain 2' intended to dramatize geopolitics on Korean Peninsula, says director...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- The upcoming action drama...

 2020-07-02 07:43 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks close higher on recovery hopes...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares ......

 2020-07-02 07:34 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks close higher on recovery hopes...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares closed sharply higher Thursday on hopes of a......

 2020-07-02 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Jul. 2, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.701 ......

 2020-07-02 07:23 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea administers remdesivir for COVID-19 patients for 1st time...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 7-9) SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea adm......

 2020-07-02 07:19 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) SK Biopharmaceuticals soars on market debut, largest IPO of the year...

(ATTN: RECASTS first 3 paras with updated info)By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -......

 2020-07-02 07:15 

Yonhap News

In summit, Moon asks EU to import 'samgyetang' chicken soup from S. Korea...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in formally requested that the E......

 2020-07-02 07:12 

Yonhap News

Samsung halts fridge production line on virus...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has temporarily suspend......

 2020-07-02 07:03 

Yonhap News

Hyundai, Kia's U.S. sales drop 19 pct in June amid pandemic...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. said Thursd......

 2020-07-02 07:02 

Yonhap News

Jeju Air's Eastar takeover on brink of collapse amid pandemic...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Jeju Air Co.'s planned takeover of smaller budget carrier E......

 2020-07-02 06:56 

Yonhap News

E. coli infections tied to kindergarten south of Seoul rise to 60...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- The number of people infected with a strain of E. coli bacteria ......

 2020-07-02 06:52 

Yonhap News

Police vow intensive crackdown on possessors of digital sexual abuse materials...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- The Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) said Thursday it will i......

 2020-07-02 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

Huchems 16,150 UP 50DAEWOONG PHARM 126,000 UP 500HYUNDAIDEP......

 2020-07-02 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

Asiana Airlines 3,820 UP 15COWAY 74,000 UP 200LOTTE SHOP......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SamsungElec 52,900 UP 300IlyangPharm 63,700 UP 100NHIS ......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

Yonhap News

Doosan Heavy wins 70 bln-won order from UAE...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's biggest power plant build......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

DaelimInd 84,700 UP 2,400BoryungPharm 16,800 DN 600L&L ......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Thursday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded ......

 2020-07-02 06:40 

Yonhap News

S. Korea administers remdesivir for COVID-19 patients for 1st rime...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea administered remdesivir, an experimental drug conven......

 2020-07-02 06:32 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,135.37 UP 28.67 points (close)...
 2020-07-02 06:32 

Yonhap News

Moon urges legislation on raising property ownership taxes against soaring housing prices...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in instructed his aides Thursday to push urge......

 2020-07-02 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Robert J. Fouser] South Korean leadership for openness...

North Korea's recent demolition of the South Korean liaison office in Kaesong is a sharp reminder that tension remains the norm on the Korean Peninsula. More recently, Prime Minister Abe of Japan came out against the idea of including South Kor...

 2020-07-02 06:31 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,200.0 won DN from 1,203.4 won...
 2020-07-02 06:30 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 742.55 UP 14.97 points (close)...
 2020-07-02 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Suspicions on Eastar...

Suspicions are swirling around Rep. Lee Sang-jik of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, who founded Eastar Jet. The budget airline has not paid wages it owes amounting to 24 billion won ($19.9 million). This issue is one of the stumbling blocks t...

 2020-07-02 06:29 

Yonhap News

LG Display's earnings tipped to improve after Q2: analysts...

By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- LG Display Co., South Korea's major disp......

 2020-07-02 06:28 

Yonhap News

Main opposition to end boycott, return to assembly next week...

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- Ending its monthlong boycott of the ruling party-controlled Nati......

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