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 2017-03-28 23:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bone fragments found from salvaged ferry are from animal: ministry... +

Bone fragments found from the salvaged ferry Sewol were of animal origin, not from a missing victim, the oceans and fisheries ministry said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 22:04 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on March 29)... +

Picking on the movies China took a very discourteous step by deciding not to put Korean movies on screens even after inviting them to the 7th Beijing International Film Festival from April 16 to 23. In the festival last year, many Korean actors particip...

 2017-03-28 22:03 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on March 29)... +

Court's decision should be based solely on law-- Prosecutors said Monday they will seek to arrest former President Park Geun-hye to further question her over allegations that she took bribes and abused presidential power. A warrant hearing will be h...

 2017-03-28 22:03 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on March 29)... +

All should calmly support search for missing Sewol passengers, investigation-- The finding of what is believed to be parts of the remains of the nine missing Sewol ferry passengers calls for workers and authorities to be more careful about their work to...

 2017-03-28 22:03 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers... +

The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on March 29....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea biz sentiment improves for April... +

South Korean businesses are not expecting a sudden improvement in business conditions in the near future, but their sentiment about the overall economy improved slightly for April, a survey showed Wednesday....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's manufacturing sentiment up for April... +

South Korean manufacturers' business sentiment for next month improved slightly as local companies expect a steady improvement in exports, data by the central bank showed Wednesday....

 2017-03-28 19:46 

Yonhap News

U.S. House speaker picks N. Korea as one of four biggest threats facing U.S.... +

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan picked North Korea as one of the four biggest threats facing the United States, saying the communist nation is churning out anti-American invective while testing nuclear weapons and missiles....

 2017-03-28 17:33 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korean nuclear test may be imminent: 38 North... +

Fresh satellite imagery suggests North Korea has laid communication cables at its nuclear test site in a strong indication that test preparations are in the final stage, a website monitoring the communist nation said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 17:23 

Yonhap News

N. Korea shows signs of nuclear reprocessing: 38 North... +

North Korea is showing signs of activity usually associated with nuclear reprocessing designed to harvest weapons-grade plutonium from spent reactor fuel for nuclear weapons, the website 38 North said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 16:12 

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N. Korean nuclear test may be imminent: 38 North... +

Fresh satellite imagery suggests North Korea has laid communication cables at its nuclear test site in a strong indication that test preparations are in the final stage, a website monitoring the communist nation said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:29 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Beleaguered S. Korea football coach lives to see another day... +

Uli Stielike, beleaguered head coach of South Korean men's football, lived to see another day on the bench, as his side eked out a 1-0 win over Syria in their latest World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:26 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hard-nosed defender secures World Cup qualifying victory with early goal... +

Hard-nosed defensive back Hong Jeong-ho was the unlikely source of offense for South Korea, as his early goal secured South Korea's 1-0 win over Syria in the World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:23 

Yonhap News

Nat'l football coach says S. Korea had 'lucky win' in World Cup qualifier vs. Syria... +

South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said his side had some luck in their victory against Syria in the World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:09 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, India agree to hold meeting of vice defense, foreign ministers this year... +

South Korea and India agreed to hold a meeting of their vice defense and foreign ministers this year in a move to bolster their ...

 2017-03-28 14:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

Dodgers' Ryu earns starting spot... +

After two surgeries, Ryu Hyun-jin of the L.A. Dodgers successfully earned a spot in the Dodgers' starting rotation for its upcoming Major League Baseball MLB season....

 2017-03-28 14:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Malaysia reportedly in negotiation with North... +

While Malaysia remains tight-lipped about what it plans to do with the body of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed on Feb....

 2017-03-28 14:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Woo's old warrant sheds light on corruption... +

When an independent counsel tried last month to detain Woo Byung-woo, ex-civil affairs secretary under former President Park Geun-hye....

 2017-03-28 14:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea crushes Zambia 4-1 in 2nd FIFA win... +

Korea beat Zambia 4-1 to collect their second straight win at a FIFA U-20 World Cup test event here on Monday....

 2017-03-28 14:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea holds on to World Cup berth with 1-0 win over Syria... +

Korea beat Syria 1-0 in the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday, keeping their hopes alive in nail-biting fashion....

 2017-03-28 13:43 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) Bone fragments found from salvaged ferry are from animal: ministry... +

Bone fragments found from the salvaged ferry Sewol were of animal origin, not from a missing victim, the oceans and fisheries ministry said Tuesday, frustrating the bereaved families anxiously waiting for the return of their loved ones who died in the 20...

 2017-03-28 13:19 

Yonhap News

Hard-nosed defender secures World Cup qualifying victory with early goal... +

Hard-nosed defensive back Hong Jeong-ho was the unlikely source of offense for South Korea, as his early goal secured South Korea's 1-0 win over Syria in the World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 13:19 

Yonhap News

Beleaguered S. Korea football coach lives to see another day... +

Uli Stielike, beleaguered head coach of South Korean men's football, lived to see another day on the bench, as his side eked out a 1-0 win over Syria in their latest World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 13:18 

Yonhap News

S. Korea beat Syria 1-0 in World Cup qualifier at home... +

South Korea beat Syria 1-0 in the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday, keeping their hopes alive in nail-biting fashion....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver CEO says AI is the firm's future... +

Naver, operator of Korea's top search engine, has been stepping up its development of artificial intelligence technology and is set to showcase its own autopilot system....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Woo's old warrant sheds light on corruption... +

When an independent counsel tried last month to detain Woo Byung-woo, ex-civil affairs secretary under former President Park Geun-hye....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

DSME stays afloat with ice-breaking technology... +

Although on the verge of bankruptcy, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering demonstrated its competitiveness in the global shipbuilding industry....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kumho Tire creditors ask for plan... +

The creditors of Kumho Tire, the second-largest tire company in Korea, decided on Tuesday to wait for Kumho Asiana Group Chairman Park Sam-koo....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't adds new licenses for emerging technologies... +

The government will create professional licenses for skills in robotics, 3-D printers, renewable energy, biopharmaceuticals and other technologies associated....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoo wins Bareun Party primary... +

Rep. Yoo Seong-min, who built a national profile largely based on his resistance to then President Park Geun-hye in 2015....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK Planet's Turkish unit maintains sizable lead... +

The Turkish unit of SK Planet's e-commerce platform eclipsed its rivals in terms of turnover for the second consecutive year in 2016 on the back....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hotel Shilla's ambitious plan for old city wall... +

Hotel Shilla revealed plans on Tuesday to develop the neighborhood surrounding the Dasan Fortress Wall in central Seoul into a tourism area....

 2017-03-28 13:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

German automaker MAN opens Korean HQ... +

MAN Truck & Bus AG, a German manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has completed construction of its Korean headquarters and service center, the company said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Budget for 2018 will focus on jobs, wealth gap... +

The government said it will focus on jobs and reducing the gap between rich and poor through new tax regulations that will go into effect next year....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Fine gunk in Seoul's air is worst ever recorded... +

The concentration of fine dust particles in Seoul's air from January to March was the worst since the Seoul Metropolitan Government started measuring it....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Online retailers feed craving for fresh food on demand... +

With more Koreans ordering groceries from their smartphones and computers, operators of e-commerce platforms are in a competition to release fresh produce lines....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Income per capita fails to break $30,000, again... +

The Korean government has long considered per capita income of $30,000 as the final step to becoming a fully developed country....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't establishes perks to reduce working hours... +

Starting in May, civil servants will get off from work at 4 p.m. on the last Friday of each month - in return for working 30 minutes longer from Monday till Thursday....

 2017-03-28 13:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Film festival in Beijing shuns Korean movies... +

China blocked the screening of Korean films at the upcoming 7th Beijing International Film Festival, the latest retaliatory measure against Seoul for the deployment....

 2017-03-28 13:02 

Yonhap News

Ahn Cheol-soo wins 3rd primary of People's Party... +

Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo won another landslide victory at the third primary of the minor center-left People's Party Tuesday, getting a step closer to becoming the party's standard-bearer for the May 9 presidential election....

 2017-03-28 12:22 

Yonhap News

Democratic Party lawmakers submit resolution on THAAD ratification ... +

A group of lawmakers from the largest Democratic Party on Tuesday submitted to the National Assembly a resolution calling on the Seoul government to seek parliamentary consent for the installation of a U.S. missile defense system to South Korea....

 2017-03-28 11:43 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) Park's ex-aide wins presidential nomination of conservative party... +

An aide-turned-critic of former President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday won the nomination of a splinter conservative party for the presidential election in May....

 2017-03-28 11:10 

Yonhap News

Presumably N.K. hackers target defectors, human rights activists: report... +

Presumably North Korean hackers sent e-mails containing malicious codes to defectors and human rights activists earlier this week in what could be the latest in its series of cyberattacks, a local report said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 10:22 

Yonhap News

Yonhap News CEO, Jordanian envoy envision strengthened cooperation between news agencies ... +

Park No-hwang, the president and chief executive officer of Yonhap News Agency, and Adel Adaileh, Jordan's ambassador to Seoul, agreed Tuesday to step up collaboration between South Korea's leading news agency and Jordan's state-run new servi...

 2017-03-28 09:55 

Yonhap News

S. Korean U-20 football team defender out for 6 weeks after collision... +

South Korean national U-20 football team defender Jeong Tae-wook will be out for six weeks due to a small fracture in his neck following a ferocious collision with a Zambian player, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 09:46 

Yonhap News

Park to attend court hearing on her arrest: prosecutors... +

Former President Park Geun-hye will attend a court hearing to review the prosecution's request for her arrest warrant scheduled for this week, a prosecution official said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 09:40 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Remains of missing ferry victim found: official... +

Remains of a missing victim of the Sewol ferry sinking were found during the ongoing operation to prepare the stricken ship for transport to port, nearly three years after the tragedy took place, government officials said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 09:35 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Possible arrest of Park prompts debate over protocol for former president... +

The country's rival parties were locked in a heated debate over how to treat a former president Tuesday, one day after the prosecution asked the local court to issue a warrant for the arrest of Park Geun-hye....

 2017-03-28 09:18 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) Park's ex-aide wins presidential nomination of conservative party... +

An aide-turned-critic of former President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday won the nomination of a splinter conservative party for the presidential election in May....

 2017-03-28 09:10 

Yonhap News

Kim Ho-deuk: When things are empty, they finally become full ... +

Artist Kim Ho-deuk has often encountered a moment when an empty space suddenly is arresting, not the space he had originally intended to highlight. In his new solo exhibition, the artist presents his latest works on what he calls the ...

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