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 2021-06-22 00:34 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open higher on U.S. gains...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened higher Tuesday, tracking an overnigh......

 2021-06-22 00:31 

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(URGENT) 549 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 143,817: KDCA...
 2021-06-22 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 2 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 2,006: KDCA...
 2021-06-22 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 395 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 151,901: KDCA...
 2021-06-22 00:27 

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Biden extends sanctions on N. Korea amid U.S. outreach...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, June 21 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday he ......

 2021-06-22 00:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 문 대통령, G7회의 참석… “개도국에 백신 지원” 약속...

President Moon Jae-in pledged support for vaccinations in developing nations with a $200 million donation to Covax at the Group of Seven, or G7, summit in Britain on Saturday. "To support developing countries with vaccines, Korea plans to donate......

 2021-06-22 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,012.01 UP 1.02 points (open)...
 2021-06-22 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,245.79 UP 5.00 points (open)...
 2021-06-22 00:00 

Korea Herald

Samsung unveils 3 new 5G chips, one antenna radio...

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a set of innovative 5G solutions, three chips and one antenna radio, at its first virtual showcase event. Called "Samsung Networks: Redefined," the show was streamed live from Seoul at 11 p.m., Ko...

 2021-06-22 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,131.5 won DN from 1,134.7 won...
 2021-06-21 23:50 

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Military deploys anti-drone jamming system for pilot operation...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The military on Tuesday began a pilot operation of a drone dete......

 2021-06-21 23:45 

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Hanon Systems set to get preliminary bids for controlling stake...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean automotive thermal management systems and automoti......

 2021-06-21 23:32 

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

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS details throughout, photo) SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -......

 2021-06-21 23:09 

Korea Herald

Seoul nuke envoy stresses need to resolve N.K. issue through dialogue...

South Korea's top nuclear negotiator stressed Tuesday the importance of resolving the North Korean nuclear issue through dialogue and diplomacy, casting it a great challenge to international security beyond the Korean Peninsula. Noh Kyu-duk, special...

 2021-06-21 22:50 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, Chile hold meeting to improve trade pact...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it has launched t......

 2021-06-21 22:30 

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

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States have agreed to consider termi......

 2021-06-21 22:13 

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(URGENT) S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working group' on N. Korea policy...
 2021-06-21 21:59 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 22)...

North must come to the table Representatives of South Korea, the United States and Japan......

 2021-06-21 21:58 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 22)...

Relaxed social distancingBasic anti-virus steps needed to avoid resurgence The governmen......

 2021-06-21 21:58 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 22)...

Dividing taxpayersDP politicizes taxation policy with plan to tax by ratio, not by amount ......

 2021-06-21 21:58 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2021-06-21 21:32 

Korea Herald

8 USFK-affiliated individuals test positive for COVID-19...

Seven American service members and a family member stationed in South Korea have tested positive for the new coronavirus, US Forces Korea said Tuesday. Four service members at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, some 70 kilometers south of Seoul, and two...

 2021-06-21 21:24 

Korea Herald

Property developer picked as final bidder for Eastar...

South Korean property developer Sung Jung Co. said Tuesday the court has selectedit as the final bidder to acquire financially troubled budget carrier Eastar Jet Co. The Seoul Bankruptcy Court accepted Eastar's plan to sign a contract with Sung Jung...

 2021-06-21 21:00 

Yonhap News

Producer prices up for 7th month in May...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's producer prices gained 0.4 percent on-month ......

 2021-06-21 20:39 

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

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, June 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States constantly reviews its......

 2021-06-21 20:35 

KBS World

Shipment of 650,000 Pfizer Vaccine Doses to Arrive on Wed....

[Domestic] : An additional shipment of 650-thousand doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, enough to inoculate 325-thousand people, will arrive in South Korea this week. According to the state vaccine task force on Tuesday, the batch, which is part of so...

 2021-06-21 20:33 

Korea Herald

[Today's K-pop] SF9 floats teaser for upcoming EP...

SF9 shared a prologue clip on Tuesday for its ninth EP that will be released next month. The video snippet for the EP, titled "Turn Over," begins with a golden snake, a recurring character from its previous EP. It slithers under in...

 2021-06-21 20:32 

KBS World

Pres. Moon Reaffirms Confidence in US' Will to Talk with N. Korea...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in has reaffirmed Seoul's confidence in the Joe Biden administration's policy on North Korea, which focuses on dialogue and diplomatic engagement. Presidential spokesperson Park Kyung-mee said that in his meeting wi...

 2021-06-21 20:27 

KBS World

S. Korean Contractor SJ Chosen as Final Bidder for Eastar Jet...

[Economy] : Local mid-sized construction company SJ has been chosen as the final bidder to acquire cash-strapped budget airliner Eastar Jet. The Seoul Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday approved Eastar Jet's plan to seal a deal with SJ as requested by Eastar...

 2021-06-21 20:21 

Yonhap News

U.S. hopes N. Korea will respond to U.S. outreach for dialogue: State Dept....

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, June 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States is willing to hold dia......

 2021-06-21 20:14 

KBS World

Kyodo: UN Experts Demand Japan Address Discrimination against Korean University...

[Politics] : The Japanese government has reportedly refused to accept a request from the United Nations to correct its allegedly discriminatory treatment of a Korean university in Japan in COVID-19 financial support program. Japan's Kyodo News said on...

 2021-06-21 20:11 

KBS World

KDCA: COVID-19 Vaccination Effective against Delta Variant...

[Domestic] : South Korean health authorities say COVID-19 vaccination is effective against the delta variant of the virus originally identified in India, which is quickly becoming the dominant strain worldwide. Lee Sang-won, chief epidemiologist at the Ko...

 2021-06-21 20:00 

Yonhap News

Unification minister to meet U.S. nuclear envoy to discuss N. Korea...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- Unification Minister Lee In-young is set to meet a U.S. nuclear......

 2021-06-21 19:26 

Korea Herald

Education New Zealand holds international education workshop...

Education New Zealand, the lead government agency promoting New Zealand education internationally, organized a five-day virtual workshop held from June 14 to 18 to maintain the country's engagement with key in-market stakeholders. The e...

 2021-06-21 18:20 

Korea Herald

Korean Eye 2020 arrives in Seoul after showings in St. Petersburg, London...

The exhibition "Korean Eye 2020: Creativity and Daydream" has kicked off in Seoul after touring the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg in Russia and the Saatchi Gallery in London last year. Twenty-six Korean contemporary artists p...

 2021-06-21 18:18 

Korea Herald

Korea's financial vulnerabilities highest since 2008 financial crisis: BOK...

South Korea's central bank said Monday that the country's financial vulnerabilities had increased to their highest level since the 2008 financial crisis, calling for efforts to prevent a deepening of the financial imbalance caused by the...

 2021-06-21 17:58 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Cleaning startup Miso aims to be 'eBay of services'...

Around 5 a.m. in Seoul, when most of the city is still asleep, it's not difficult to see backpack-toting men in their 50s and 60s waiting in long lines outside staffing agencies, wondering if there are any day jobs available for them. For the...

 2021-06-21 17:57 

Korea Herald

South Korea excluded from MSCI World Index again...

South Korea's entry to the Morgan Stanley Capital Investment World Index fell through again, casting a cloud over its market ambition to gain global status and further expansion, reports said Tuesday. MSCI, the US finance firm, decided to stay...

 2021-06-21 17:32 

Yonhap News

BTS' 'Butter' extends No. 1 streak on Billboard Hot 100 to 4 straight weeks...

SEOUL, June 22 (Yonhap) -- BTS' latest megahit dance-pop song...

 2021-06-21 17:28 

Korea Herald

Over 70% of Korean millennials, Gen Z say wealth distributed inequally...

More than 70 percent of millennials and Generation Z in South Korea believe that wealth and income is distributed unequally throughout society, a survey showed Tuesday. The study released by Deloitte Anjin showed that some 73 percent of millennials...

 2021-06-21 17:24 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Pollution from Coupang fire kills fish, harms locals' health...

Dust, fire-flakes and contaminated water from the massive fire at a Coupang warehouse in Icheon last week have been killing fish, damaging farms and causing health problems among local residents. More than 1,800 dead fish were found in three reservo...

 2021-06-21 17:07 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks rebound on hopes of gradual tapering...

South Korean stocks rebounded Tuesday as investors speculate that the Fed's tapering timeline may be slower than expected. The Korean won rose against the US dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) advanced 23.09 points, or 0...

 2021-06-21 17:03 

Korea Herald

Coupang faces biggest backlash yet as criticism mounts over working conditions...

In March, Coupang made history as the first South Korean startup to make its debut on the New York Stock Exchange in the US, becoming a subject of both awe and envy among entrepreneurs here. But a few months later, it now faces growing criticism, w...

 2021-06-21 17:00 

KBS World

Samsung Electronics Ranks 42nd in Global Brand Value...

[Economy] : The global brand value of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics ranked 42nd in the world in 2021, down two notches from last year.According to a report published Tuesday by British market researcher Kantar, Samsung Electronics' brand...

 2021-06-21 16:53 

KBS World

KOSPI Ends Tuesday Up 0.71%...

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) rose 23-point-09 points, or zero-point-71 percent on Tuesday, closing the day at three-thousand-263-point-88.The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also rose, gaining zero-point-57 points, or zero-point-06...

 2021-06-21 16:52 

Korea Herald

Violinist Kim Bomsori says new album is like action film 'The Bourne Identity'...

When violinist Kim Bomosori was asked to describe her new album "Violin on Stage" during a press conference held Monday in Apgujeong-dong, Seoul, she relayed her acquaintance's response to the album. "My acquaintance told me...

 2021-06-21 16:52 

KBS World

Pres. Moon Grants Audience to Sung Kim...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in granted an audience to U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim at the presidential office on Tuesday. The meeting took place during Kim's first visit to South Korea since assuming the post last month. Mo...

 2021-06-21 16:48 

KBS World

S. Korea Reports 261 New Variant COVID-19 Cases...

[Domestic] : The government reported that the number of variant COVID-19 cases in the nation continues to rise amid growth in overall cases. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) said Tuesday that 261 additional people became infected with...

 2021-06-21 16:41 

KBS World

Quality of Life for Kids in South Korea Ranks Near Bottom of Int'l Survey...

[Domestic] : A new report showed that the quality of life for children in South Korea ranked low compared to 35 other countries due to the country's competitive education system.The report, co-authored by Save the Children and the Social Welfare Resea...

 2021-06-21 16:28 

Korea Herald

'Skipping drills won't earn lasting inter-Korean detente'...

As South Korea mulls reducing or skipping joint military drills with the US in August, experts warn that suspending the biannual exercises would do little to bring about a lasting detente with North Korea. Seoul and Washington have held the drills s...

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