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 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Actress loses custody of children to Italian husband...

Actress Ok So-ri, whose real name is Ok Bo-gyeong, has reportedly lost custody of her two children to her Italian husband. The legal battle began on 2016....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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'Produce 48' finalists soon to make official debut as IZ*ONE...

A Korea-Japan mixed girl band, formed of finalists of the Mnet Idol survival show "Produce 48," will soon make its debut under the name "IZ*ONE."...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Actress Go back in shape?...

Go Hyun-jung is back in shape, the actress's stylist claimed. Her stylist posted photos of Go attending the recent closing ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Nice to meet you!...

A coach from premier league Tottenham Hotspur Football Club shakes hands with a child with a developmental disorder at a youth football lesson organized by AIA Group, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group, in the Vitality Arena at the D...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Calls rising for harsher punishment for juvenile crimes...

Calls are once again growing for the government to treat juvenile delinquents in the same way it treats adult offenders amid escalating violent crimes by minors who receive less severe penalties. According to the nation's Juvenile Act, perpetrators ag...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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46% of Americans think Donald Trump will win re-election...

Nearly half of Americans believe that U.S. President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, according to a recent poll. The poll revealed Sunday (local time) by CNN shows that 46 percent of responders said they think Trump will stay in the White H...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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National football team head coach hints at lineup changes in Panama friendly...

South Korea football coach Paulo Bento on Monday hinted at making lineup changes for an upcoming friendly match against Panama....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Philips launches new premium electric shaver...

Dutch electronics firm Philips rolled out its new S9000 Prestige premium electric shaver in Korea for the first time in the world, Monday....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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NGO chief leading volunteer activity in Vietnam...

Global Friends leader Choi Kyou-taek has led volunteer activity in a rural area in Vietnam for 12 years. Starting the non-governmental organization's charity activity in 2006 to help bereaved family members of the Vietnamese War, Choi has since led vo...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Moon tests fuel-cell EV Nexo in Paris...

President Moon Jae-in tested Hyundai Motor's fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Nexo during his state-visit to France, Sunday, asking enhanced collaboration between firms in Korea and France to build hydrogen ecosystems in the two countries....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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NK, US to speed up talks for summit...

The war of nerves between North Korea and the United States is escalating ahead of the second summit between their leaders as their denuclearization negotiations are showing no tangible results.A sign of hope was apparent for smooth progress in their bila...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Koo Ha-ra to face ex-boyfriend over sex video scandal...

Former girl group Kara member Koo Ha-ra will have to confront her hairdresser boyfriend Choi Jong-bum at a police station for questioning about their revenge porn case....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Invisible...
 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Experiencing banking...

A Standard Chartered (SC) Bank Korea worker tells children of the bank's employees at its Jongno branch in Seoul what banking is and how it works, Oct. 12. The lender invited 130 children to participate in an education program on banking....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Rhyu Si-min to head Roh Moo-hyun Foundation...

Former Welfare Minister Rhyu Si-min assumed his post Monday as head of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation. At a press conference in Seoul, the former welfare minister said he will do his best to realize what the late President dreamed of, including fostering clo...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Climate debate...
 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Korea's economic cul-de-sac...

Korea is likely to be among the most vulnerable economies in Asia if the Sino-American trade war escalates. While Korea's economic strength rests on exports, this also proves to be its biggest weakness when global trade slows....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Han Ji-min plays tough woman in "Miss Baek"...

Actress Han Ji-min is no longer a "sweetheart."; In her latest film "Miss Baek," the 35-year-old actress turns into a tough ex-convict, swearing, spitting and smoking on the street corner _ an image one can hardly imagine for the actress, k...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Kaesong: gateway to Korea's past and future...

Kaesong is a beautiful and sunny, yet gritty and textured metropolis, among the North's top 10 by population with around 200,000 people. It's suffused with broad apartment buildings of many bright colors and porous back alleys offering a glimpse i...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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All eyes on BOK's policy meeting this week...

On Oct. 18, the Bank of Korea (BOK) will be holding the first of the last two monetary policy meetings in 2018. The last one will be held in November. And all eyes will be on whether it will raise its key interest rate or not this week, given that BOK Gov...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Defector-turned-reporter banned from press event...

The Ministry of Unification banned a North Korean defector-turned-reporter from joining a group of South Korean pool reporters to cover inter-Korean high-level talks, citing the "unique nature" of the circumstances. Kim Myeong-sung from the Chosun...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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BTS concert draws Moon in Paris [PHOTOS]...

PARIS _ BTS performed in Paris ahead of President Moon Jae-in's second summit with French President Emmanuel Macron. The "Korea-France Friendship Concert," held at an art performance theater in central Paris, was attended by President Moon, fi...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Structural reform...

The economy is losing growth momentum. Economic indicators have continued to show worse-than-expected performances, raising concerns that the country is mired in a trap of low growth....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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98% of visitors to Korea intend to return, survey shows...

Nearly 98 percent of inbound travelers intend to visit South Korea again and 96 percent returned home with good feelings about the country, a survey showed Monday. The Visit Korea Committee released the figures based on a survey of 34,000 visitors in Seou...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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NCT DREAM joins 2018 Billboard's '21 Under 21' list...

Boy band NCT DREAM has joined Billboard's pick of "21 Under 21 2018: Music's Next Generation."...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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North Korea strengthens ties with Mongolia...

North Korea is strengthening its ties with Mongolia, with Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga's inviting Chairman Kim Jong-un to visit the country to mark the 70th anniversary of North Korea-Mongolia diplomatic relations....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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'MAN Truck Korea concealing defects'...

Truckers are accusing MAN Truck & Bus Korea (MTBK), which recently claimed its trucks have no safety issues and their engines never get rusty, of "lying" to conceal their defective engines....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Charging hydrogen car...
 2018-10-15 12:26 

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(1882) Good skills using hands...
 2018-10-15 12:26 

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'Pope hopes to visit North Korea next spring' says ruling party leader...

Lee Hae-chan, the chairman of the Democratic Party (DP), made the remark without revealing the source of the information. "I heard that there is talk that Pope Francis wants to visit North Korea next spring," Lee said at a meeting with senior part...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Dropping other shoe in fight against climate change...

They still haven't dropped the other shoe. The "Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C" contains terrifying forecasts about what will happen when we reach an average global temperature one-and-a-half degrees Celsius higher than the pre-indus...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Pope hopes to visit NK: Ruling party chief...

The ruling party chief said Monday that he heard that Pope Francis is hoping to visit North Korea next spring as its leader Kim Jong-un has invited him to Pyongyang. Rep. Lee Hae-chan, leader of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), said "I heard that ...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Defector-turned-journalist excluded from media pool covering talks with North Korea...

Citing safety concerns and other "special" circumstances, the ministry earlier decided to exclude Kim Myeong-sung of the Chosun Ilbo, a local daily newspaper, from the group of reporters to be sent to the truce village of Panmunjom for the high-le...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Two Koreas hold high-level talks to discuss post-summit specifics...

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon is leading a five-member delegation to the talks that began around 10 a.m. at the truce village of Panmunjom. His North Korean counterpart is Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunifi...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Korea to treat game addiction as mental disorder...

The Ministry of Health and Welfare has made it clear that it will accept the stance of the World Health Organization (WHO) that game addition is a mental disorder, drawing a backlash from game developers and publishers here....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Sejong Center opens black box theater...

The Sejong Center for the Performing Arts is one of the largest and most prestigious theaters in Korea with its Grand Theater, M Theater and Chamber Hall. Now the theater is making an attempt to nurture more experimental works at its newly built Sejong S ...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Ruling party to request Google delete fake news on YouTube...

Rep. Park Kwang-on, the chief of the Democratic Party's (DP) special panel fighting fake news, said that its recent initial probe has found 146 pieces of false, manipulated information, including 104 posted on the global video-sharing site. "Panel...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Germany's socialism of fools...

If opinion polls counted as elections, large parts of Germany would already be governed by the far right. In several eastern German states, the Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) has established itself as the strongest political force. Almost everywhere el...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

Korea Times

Seoul stocks likely to remain bearish...

The stock market is expected to continue to falter for a while due to lingering uncertainties created by multiple challenges both at home and abroad, analysts said Monday. They cited a possible key rate hike by the Bank of Korea (BOK), deepening trade ten...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

Korea Times

Impending calamity for the Kim regime...

The latest meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) once again revealed the division on the sanctions against North Korea. Following North Korea's Sept. 6, 2017, nuclear test - their largest to date - the UNSC adopted Resolutions 2375 and...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Gov't hit for lax monitoring of kindergartens...

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is under fire for its belated action against years-long corruption at private kindergartens amid intensifying criticism on the wrongdoings exposed from last week's parliamentary audit. Last Thursday, Rep. Park Yong-jin ...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Six arrested for smuggling 112kg of meth...

Six members of an international drug syndicate have been arrested on charges of smuggling 112 kilograms of meth, police said Monday. According to the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, the six, including a Japanese, 32, and a Taiwanese, 25, allegedly collu...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

Korea Times

Moon asks Trump to declare end of war...

PARIS - President Moon Jae-in said Monday (KST) North Korea will not go back on its repeated denuclearization commitment to the United States as its leader Kim Jong-un is determined to develop his country's economy. "If U.S. President Donald Trump...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Rodong calls on Europe to make 'right choice' on Russia-Germany joint project...

North Korea's party mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun's Monday edition highlighted conflicts surrounding a joint gas pipeline project between Germany and Russia, stressing Russia's argument that it would be a "right choice" if European countrie...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Hanbok designer honored posthumously...

The late hanbok designer Lee Young-hee was honored posthumously for her role in spreading Korean culture overseas through her work with traditional attire. Lee, who died of complications from pneumonia on May 17 at 82, received the Geumgwan Order of Cultu...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018...

Today is Tuesday, October 16, the 289th day of 2018. There are 76 days left in the year....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

Korea Times

Seoul Emotional Labor Center to open on Tuesday...

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has stepped up efforts to support emotional workers as it opens the Seoul Emotional Labor Center, today, to protect the rights of those laborers. The center, located near Anguk Station on Line No. 3, is the nation's f...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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[Poll Result] Over 60% give Trump thumbs-down...

At least six in 10 people disapproved of U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that South Korea should not ease sanctions on North Korea without U.S. approval....

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Two Koreas to break ground for road, railway connection in Nov.-Dec....

The two Koreas agreed Monday to start a joint project to modernize and eventually connect their railways and roads across their borders in late November or early December. They also agreed to hold Red Cross talks this month to discuss issues related to fa...

 2018-10-15 12:26 

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Reap rewards of benefit mindset...

What books do the CEOs of mega-companies like Microsoft and Google have in their offices? One of the books is almost certain to be "Mindset" which, when published by Carol Dweck in 2006, revolutionized the way we think about ourselves....

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