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 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Billed to the brim...

Bills and other items are stuffed in a mailbox at a house in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Tuesday as heating bills get more expensive, triggered by a global surge in gas and energy prices....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Police to conduct digital forensics on phone of U.S. serviceman accused of sexual assault...

A Korean woman in her 20s claimed she was sexually assulted on the U.S. base in July. The accused denies the charges against him, claiming the sex was consensual....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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LG Household & Healthcare reports big miss in fourth quarter...

LG Household & Healthcare reported a net loss of 108.8 billion won ($87.9 million) in the final quarter of last year, its first quarterly deficit in 18 years due to shrinking consumer demand and China's sealing off its borders amid the Covid-19......

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Emart introduces 'The Limited' low-priced groceries...

Emart will introduce low-priced products each quarter to stabilize grocery prices....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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IMF revises down Korean growth outlook for 2023...

Finance Minister Choo Kyung-ho speaks with Gita Gopinath, the first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at the government complex in Seoul on Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Korea's coffee bean imports hit record in 2022...

Korea's imports of coffee beans hit a new record in 2022, data showed Tuesday, in the latest sign of the drink's growing popularity in Asia's fourth-largest economy....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Incheon tourism...

Incheon Metropolitan City Mayor Yoo Jeong-bok, second from right, and Inspire Integrated Resort CEO Ray Pineault, second from left, pose for a photo in Incheon on Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Playing soccer with the president and first lady...

President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, and first lady Kim Keon-hee play ball with a 14-year-old Cambodian child after gifting the soccer ball to the child at the presidential office in Yongsan District, central Seoul on Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 10:54 

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Parents, teachers split on merging kindergartens and daycare...

Parents and teachers are showing mixed reactions toward the government's plan to merge kindergartens and daycare centers....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Posco International breaks ground on second Gwangyang LNG terminal...

Ground was broken Tuesday on Posco International's second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Gwangyang, South Jeolla....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Samsung Electronics reports strong 2022 on a one-off gain...

Samsung Electronics reported a better-than-expected net profit last year on a one-off that balanced weakness in most businesses....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Netflix freeloaders in Korea vow to ditch streamer after new policy...

Netflix is changing its policy on sharing as its struggles to maintain profitability and growth, and many Koreans say they might drop the service as a result....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

SKY students are reading up on fairness and fantasy...

Books about justice and fairness were borrowed the most at libraries of Korea's top three universities last year, with Korean fiction also popular....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Stocks fall as investors take cover before Fed rate meeting...

Shares ended lower Tuesday, tracking falls on Wall Street, as investors stay cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's rate decision this week. The won fell against the dollar....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Austin reaffirms U.S. commitment, suggests more F-35 visits...

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed that deterrence assets such as F-22 and F-35 fighter jets will continue to be deployed to South Korea to address security threats from the North......

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Robot chicken is not a dance, it's a big business strategy...

In terms of robotics, big Korean companies are moving from a focus on the industrial to service robots, where machines are taking over in the kitchen and at restaurants and at any place where humans can be swapped out of their customer-facing......

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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North Korea may have tested a solid-fuel rocket engine...

Pyongyang may have tested a solid-fuel missile engine earlier this week, according to an analysis of recent satellite images of a testing site in the North....

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Viviz is back with a confidence-boosting EP 'VarioUS'...

Girl group Viviz is back with a brand new attitude in its third EP "VarioUS" and lead track "Pull Up." The three members SinB, Eunha and Umji introduced their new music during Tuesday's showcase at the Yes24 Live Hall in Gwangjin Distr...

 2023-01-31 09:58 

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Dividend policy changes pushed to narrow 'Korea discount'...

In line with continuing efforts to battle the...

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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[TEST DRIVE] Hyundai's Kona SUV is new and improved with a heftier price tag to match...

No. 1 in terms of exports, but the most hated Hyundai vehicle in Korea. Ironically, these two titles belong to one car: Kona SUV....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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BTS’s 'MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)' music video surpasses 1.3 billion views...

BTS's music video for "MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)" (2017) surpassed 1.3 billion views on YouTube, BigHit Music said Tuesday. The milestone was reached a minute after 4 p.m. the same day. It is the boy band's fourth video to have been view...

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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Government end appeals in Sewol damages suit...

The Ministry of Justice on Tuesday decided not to appeal against a recent ruling that orders additional compensation for the families of the Sewol ferry victims....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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'K-pop Generation' documentary aims to define the legendary genre...

What is K-pop and who are the people that make it happen? These questions may never be answered in full, but streaming service Tving's latest original documentary series "K-pop Generation" may be the closest anyone's going to get. The eigh...

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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Majority supports development of South's own nukes...

More South Koreans want the South to develop its own nuclear weapons to deter nuclear and missile threats from the North, according to a recent survey by the Chey Institute......

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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LG Chem's net profit plummets 45 percent in 2022...

LG Chem's net profit plummeted 45 percent in 2022 amid shrinking demand for petrochemicals, the company's traditional cash cow....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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V League returns after All-Star break with a battle for the middle ground...

The second half of the 2022-23 V League season kicks off Tuesday, promising more competitive action in the middle of the table where three teams are separated by just five points....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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K League 2 club Gimpo sign midfielder from Liverpool (not that one)...

K League 2 club Gimpo FC signed Uruguayan midfielder Pablo Gonzalez from Liverpool FC — not that one....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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DP chief denies payments made to North for visit...

Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung on Tuesday denied that an underwear company paid millions of dollars to Pyongyang in an attempt to secure for him a visit to North Korea....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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Mart workers in Daegu protest day off shift to Mondays...

Starting February, major discount stores in Daegu such as Emart and Lotte Mart will be closing on the second and fourth Monday of the month instead of on Sundays, as they currently do. Mandatory bi-weekly Sundays off has been in place since 2012....

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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NC Dinos sign pitcher Taylor Widener on one-year, $743,000 deal...

The NC Dinos have signed former major leaguer Taylor Widener on a one-year deal worth $743,000....

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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Foreign Minister Park Jin to meet Secretary of State Antony Blinken Friday...

Foreign Minister Park Jin will be meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington D.C. on Friday, as part of his four-day trip to the United States......

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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Korea could lift visa ban on Chinese nationals early...

The Korean government on Friday announced that it will extend the short-term visa restriction for another month due to concerns about a potential flood of Covid cases from China during the Lunar New Year holiday....

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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[FOOD COURT] The best places to eat near Sookmyung Women's University...

The 1-kilometer (0.6-mile) from Sookmyung Women's University Station to the school is home to a wide variety of restaurants to even the most picky eater....

 2023-01-31 08:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Girl group Le Sserafim to hold its first fan meet-and-greet in March...

Girl group Le Sserafim will hold its first fan meet-and-greet, "Fearnada 2023 S/S" on March 18 and 19, its agency Source Music said Tuesday. A teaser video clip released the same day showed the words "A Fear DNA" transforming into ......

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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[VIDEO] Son Heung-min on Spurs' win vs Preston and his trademark goal...

Hear what Son Heung-min had to say after Tottenham Hotspur's 3-0 win against Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday....

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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Wrexham send a message to 'massive fan' Son Heung-min...

Son Heung-min's camera celebration made an unexpected appearance in an FA Cup game between Wrexham and Sheffield United on Sunday as players of the non-league Welsh club paid tribute to the Tottenham midfielder said to be a...

 2023-01-31 08:06 

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Seongnam rejects all short track coach candidates after athletes call for more transparency...

Seongnam City Hall announced Tuesday that it has rejected all applicants to coach its prestigious ice skating team, reversing an earlier announcement that it had selected two final candidates after its own athletes called for more transparency...

 2023-01-31 08:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Actor Song Duk-ho under investigation for fraudulently evading military service...

Local news reports said Tuesday that actor Song Duk-ho has "hastily" dropped out of filming for upcoming projects, due to reasons related to evading his military service. Song's agency Bistus Entertainment apologized the same day, admitting th...

 2023-01-31 07:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Devsisters in trouble as Cookie Run runs out of steam...

Devsisters, publisher of the wildly popular Cookie Run game, is undertaking a slow motion restructuring of sorts as it was unable to achieve another home run and its bet on intellectual property (IP) did not pay off in time. The Kosdaq-listed......

 2023-01-31 07:10 

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Sejong Center for the Performing Arts unveils beefed-up 2023 program...

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul announced its lineup for this year on Tuesday. It will be presenting a total of 28 different performances that will stage a total of 251 shows, which is 74 percent increase from last year......

 2023-01-31 07:10 

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GEEF 2023 at Yonsei will discuss ways to overcome international challenges...

The 5th Global Engagement Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF 2023) will be held at Yonsei University on Thursday and Friday to share views on various challenges within the international community and explore ways to overcome them....

 2023-01-31 06:14 

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Korean production of 'Moulin Rouge!' combines talent and glamor...

The musical "Moulin Rouge!" is the ultimate extravaganza. On a decadent stage embellished to resemble a Parisian nightclub, actors in slinky outfits perform snippets of some 70 pop smash hits. The original Broadway show is said to have cost $28......

 2023-01-31 06:14 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 검찰, 재벌 3세 포함 17명을 마약 혐의로 기소...

The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office announced Thursday it indicted 17 people for the alleged illegal use and supply of marijuana, including scions tied to Korea's chaebol....

 2023-01-31 06:13 

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TVXQ to release new Japanese single 'Parallel Parallel'...

Boy band TVXQ will release its new Japanese single "Parallel Parallel" on Tuesday. The digital version of the single will be released on Tuesday at 6 p.m., followed by the physical album on Wednesday, according to the duo's agency ......

 2023-01-31 05:17 

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Mercedes introduces its 'largest, most luxurious EV' to Korean market...

Mercedes-Benz introduced an all-electric EQS SUV for the Korean market Tuesday, the biggest and most luxurious electric vehicle (EV) from the German brand....

 2023-01-31 04:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul eyes title of 'leading smart city' with multibillion-won metaverse project...

By capitalizing on the world's interest in the metaverse, capital government officials say they see Metaverse Seoul as an opportunity to propel Seoul to becoming a "leading smart city....

 2023-01-31 03:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Twice wins Breakthrough Award at Billboard Women in Music Awards...

Girl group Twice will be the first K-pop act to receive the Breakthrough Award at the 2023 Billboard Women in Music Awards, set to take place on March 1. The award honors "today's most influential female powerhouses who ......

 2023-01-31 03:25 

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Le Sseraffim tops Japan’s Oricon Weekly Single Chart with 'Fearless'...

Girl group Le Sseraffim topped Japan's Oricon Weekly Single Chart with the band's debut Japanese single "Fearless" on Tuesday. This makes Le Sserafim the first foreign female artist in five years to take the top spot on ......

 2023-01-31 03:25 

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HYBE invests more in AI audio tech start-up Supertone, becomes largest shareholder...

K-pop powerhouse HYBE bought 37.9 percent more shares of artificial intelligence (AI) audio tech start-up Supertone, becoming the largest shareholder with a 56.1 percent share in total. HYBE acquired 18.2 percent of the tech startup for 4 billion......

 2023-01-31 02:29 

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Tomorrow X Together tops Oricon's weekly album chart with latest EP...

Boy band Tomorrow X Together topped Oricon's weekly album chart with its latest EP...

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