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 2018-06-24 13:42 

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(World Cup) S. Korean captain to miss Germany match with calf injury...

South Korea on Sunday confirmed that their captain Ki Sung-yueng will not be able to play in their final group stage match against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup due to injury....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Posco picks manager over engineer for CEO...

Posco, Korea's largest steelmaker, selected Choi Jeong-woo, chief executive of Posco Chemtech, as its final nominee for chief executive in a board of directors meeting on Saturday....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Paul Krugman to speak on trade risks to East Asia...

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman will be speaking at the 13th Jeju Forum on Peace and Prosperity on the risks of a global trade war and its impact on the security environment in....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Timing is perfect for forum on peace...

There is no better time to talk about peace on the Korean Peninsula, according to Suh Chung-ha, executive chairman of the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, which begins just two weeks after....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ramos-Horta: 'There are no shortcuts to peace'...

Jose Ramos-Horta, the former president of Timor-Leste and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize, says there are "no shortcuts to peace" when it comes to the Korean Peninsula, even....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Envoys review diplomacy's role in inter-Korean affairs...

On the heels of the historic inter-Korean summit and the first U.S.-North Korea summit earlier this month, a group of diplomats, in the spirit of the momentum of dialogue, will discuss the path....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea, Japan remember joint declaration...

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark declaration signed between South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, and the 2018 Jeju Forum will....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. prepares to retrieve remains...

The U.S. military sent 100 wooden caskets to North Korea over the weekend to retrieve the remains of American soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, South Korean military officials said on Sunday....

 2018-06-24 12:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

A Nobel laureate's spiritual return to Jeju...

The following is an edited excerpt from "Jeju Revisited," a contribution by French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clzio to the Jeju Forum. The author of over 40 works, Le Clzio was awarded the 1963....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

World leaders convene in Jeju to build peace...

Amid rapidly shifting regional dynamics following key breakthroughs paving the way to a permanent peace regime on the Korean Peninsula, some 5,500 people from 70 countries will gather this week....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon, Zelikow to discuss strategies for peace...

Moon Chung-in, special adviser for unification, diplomacy and national security affairs for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and Philip D. Zelikow, a former American diplomat and director of the....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

FTC begins looking for violations at chaebol...

The Fair Trade Commission has begun combing conglomerates' public disclosures for possible violations of antitrust law, the agency said on Sunday. In particular, the regulatory authority....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

UNESCO director stresses multilateral cooperation...

Days of multilateral cooperation are not behind us, says Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay, a speaker at the 13th Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity and the first incumbent head of....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Genesis struggles to get past its growing pains...

The birth of Genesis was nothing if not ambitious. When Hyundai Motor launched its standalone luxury brand in 2015, it recruited luminaries from some of world's most storied automakers. It brought on....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Global Advisory Committee evaluates flurry of summits...

The Jeju Forum's Global Advisory Committee, a group of experts and advisers from China, Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia and the United States, will meet for its inaugural session....

 2018-06-24 12:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Real estate market braces for tax hikes...

With the market expecting higher property taxes soon, real estate in Korea has taken a tumble. Last week, the average value of apartments in upscale Gangnam District, southern Seoul....

 2018-06-24 12:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

South, U.S. suspend more exercises...

The South Korean and U.S. militaries have agreed to suspend two marine exercises that were scheduled to occur in the coming months, the Pentagon said on Friday, in another major concession....

 2018-06-24 12:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK sees promise in mobility apps...

SK Group, the country's third-largest conglomerate, is eyeing mobility markets abroad as ride-sharing services in Korea face an uphill battle, including stiff regulations and opposition from....

 2018-06-24 12:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Content marketing' is a game changer...

In a Red Bull video on the company's YouTube channel, you don't often see the drink itself. In a video entitled "Shaun White's Private Pipe - Red Bull Project X," American snowboarder....

 2018-06-24 12:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Panic after chemicals found in Daegu's water...

The city of Daegu is in panic after a local television station reported on harmful chemicals in its tap water on Thursday. Residents lined up at stores to buy bottled water, and a petition on the....

 2018-06-24 12:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

KT, Russian Railways launch medical service...

KT initiated a pilot project to install diagnostic systems on trans-Siberian trains in partnership with the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and Russian Railways on Friday....

 2018-06-24 10:29 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Remains believed to be those of missing girl found...

Human remains believed to be those of a girl who went missing eight days ago were found on a mountain in her hometown Sunday, police said....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Team Korea arrives in Russia for final World Cup prep...

The South Korean national football team arrived at their World Cup base camp in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday. South Korea's 23-man squad, led by head coach Shin Tae-yong, landed in Russia's second-largest city to prepare for their 2018 FIF...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

The road from Singapore...

The road from Singapore becomes a longer process as substance and specifics must follow the highly stylistic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

J-nomics to get momentum following election victory...

The landslide victory of the governing party in the local elections is expected to add momentum to the controversial economic policies of the Moon Jae-in administration. Economists however point out that with political issues having overshadowed economic ...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Seoul to stand up to Beijing over chips...

The government has officially requested China to drop its apparent "discriminatory measures" applied to top-tier Korean manufacturers. "The government filed an official request with the Chinese trade ministry to correct discriminatory measures...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

The malformed summit...

I must admit that when I stared at the jarring image of the "stars and stripes" in alternation with the "blues and reds" of North Korea I thought for a moment that I need to increase my dosage of antipsychotics. I pinched myself twice, but...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Americans confused about summit outcome...

DALLAS - The highly anticipated and unprecedented face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is now over. So what do the American people think about the history-making handshake and agreement?...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Samsung, Huawei vie for 5G network market in Korea...

The much hyped auction for frequencies for fifth-generation (5G) networks will be held today. While Korea's three telecommunication companies are set to take part in the bidding as the super-high speed network is scheduled to be commercialized next ye...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Rise of 'IoT zombies'...

Cyberattacks on IoT devices are becoming more intelligent and sophisticated than ever. These attacks no longer remain at the simple level of hacking IoT devices but have led to the emergence of malicious IoT viruses that paralyze entire networks and turn ...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Betsy DeVos...
 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Home shopping channels to begin US-NK summit tour program...

Global attention on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore has prompted home shopping channels here to plan tour packages featuring the venues of the historic meeting....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Woman in critical condition after collapsing at polling station...

She was taken to a nearby hospital but is unconscious, rescue workers and the state election watchdog said. She collapsed while standing in a line to receive ballot papers, they said....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Moon cautions against 'arrogance' after sweeping election win...

President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that the huge public support for the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) in Wednesday's local elections and the by-elections would give the government momentum in pursuing its reform drives. He expressed his grat...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

K-pop knockoff groups surface in Asia...

As K-pop earns recognition and worldwide success, a new trend is rising in Asia - the emergence of knockoff K-pop bands. For those who may be familiar with OK Bang, a Chinese group that imitated K-pop band Big Bang in the late 2000s and possibly the proge...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Nuclear button competition...
 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Moon affirms pledges following election victory...

President Moon Jae-in renewed his promise to honor his own election pledges Thursday, noting that a landslide victory by the ruling Democratic Party in the local elections may have shown public support for some of his government and the ruling party but n...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Samsung QLED TV captivates gamers at E3 2018...
 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Japan working to arrange Abe-Kim summit: reports...

Japan is working to arrange a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong Un after the North Korean leader said he was open to talks, local media reported Thursday....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Moon can slurp gravy from no-beef summit...

First, the headline requires explaining. It doesn't mean President Moon Jae-in was impolite enough to make noise while eating but rather he is the only one who can afford to do so among leaders of the three countries in the game of the North's den...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Trump-Kim summit: long on words, short on substance...

SINGAPORE - It was full of warm words but ended in vagueness and vanity. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an epochal pact to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula in Singapore, Tuesday....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Incumbent liberal superintendents dominate election...

The incumbent liberal education superintendents have dominated local elections in key areas around the nation. Cho Hee-yeon, the incumbent superintendent of the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE), has been re-elected for his second term....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

K-pop diva Tiffany to release US debut album on June 28...

"Over My Skin" will go on sale from June 28. She will perform there with a new stage name, "Tiffany Young."...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Kim's promises...
 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

475th Turtle Marathon set for Saturday...

The 475th Turtle Marathon, co-hosted by the Hankook Ilbo, the sister newspaper of The Korea Times, and the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs will be held this Saturday. The event will be sponsored by KB Financial Group....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Oracle workers press CEO Kim harder to resign...

It has been a month since Oracle Korea employees began striking. Given they are one of the few unions at the Korean unit of a foreign IT company, there has been some doubt that the strike would go this long, but they are still fighting for fair compensati...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

'Strong leaders define power realities of Korea'...

History encourages persistence, despite setbacks, and the Korean Peninsula is an especially important example. The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un underscores this. The meeting has been primarily symbolic, bu...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Hyundai Motor partners with Chinese AI firm at CES Asia...

Hyundai Motor said Wednesday it has built a partnership with Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) technology firm DeepGlint during the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia, as part of its pursuit of autonomous driving....

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Showing off at the summit...

SINGAPORE _ Style triumphed over substance in a summit of imagery and optics that left you wondering, why did they bother?...

 2018-06-24 10:09 

Korea Times

Kim Jong-un: May we dare to hope?...

Reaction in South Korea, and indeed across the world, to the first summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea has, as you would expect in this age of social media, been loud and mixed. But if you cut away opinion, which is set alight ...

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