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 2017-09-19 12:47 

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Dongbu Group chief Kim Jun-ki sued for alleged sexual harassment... +

Dongbu Group Chairman and CEO Kim Jun-ki has been sued by his secretary for alleged sexual harassment, according to police Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 10:17 

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(LEAD) Gyeonggi governor's son arrested on drug charges... +

Gyeonggi Province Gov. Nam Kyung-pil's son was arrested on Tuesday on drug charges....

 2017-09-19 10:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blue House censures defense minister... +

The Blue House censured Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Tuesday for criticizing Moon Chung-in of Yonsei University, who is currently serving as President Moon Jae-in's special adviser on unification, foreign and security affairs....

 2017-09-19 10:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Myung-bak gov't accused of blacklisting... +

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon on Tuesday sued former President Lee Myung-bak for abuse of power and obstructing the public duties of the Seoul city government. "I have decided to sue Lee and others behind this....

 2017-09-19 09:12 

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S. Korea to build 'control tower' to manage renewable energy drive... +

South Korea will establish a centralized ...

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. says diplomacy isn't its only option... +

Washington has nearly exhausted its diplomatic options with North Korea, and the next step is military options, warned U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in an interview Sunday - which could lead to the destruction of the country. Haley sai...

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

Four countries expel North Korean diplomats... +

North Korea is often called the most closed and isolated nation in the world. Its diplomatic isolation is, in fact, deepening after defying United Nations Security Council resolutions by carrying out 14 missile tests this year alone and a nuclear experime...

 2017-09-19 09:00 

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S. Korean leader to attend UN assembly, hold bilateral talks... +

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set for a series of bilateral talks with other global leaders in New York on Tuesday, following his participation in the opening of the U.N. General Assembly....

 2017-09-19 08:57 

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(3rd LD) Presidential office issues warning against defense minister over 'inappropriate' remarks... +

The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Tuesday it has issued a ...

 2017-09-19 08:29 

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Ruling party revs up efforts to save Supreme Court chief nominee... +

The ruling Democratic Party (DP) on Tuesday ramped up efforts to secure opposition support for the disputed Supreme Court chief justice nominee, as fears of another judicial leadership void loom large....

 2017-09-19 08:28 

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(LEAD) BTS shoots to No. 1 on iTunes charts in record 73 countries... +

South Korean boy band BTS hit number one on iTunes album charts in 73 countries around the world with its latest record ...

 2017-09-19 08:25 

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(LEAD) S. Korea eyes Saudi Arabia's nuclear plant deal ... +

South Korea is eyeing Saudi Arabia's first nuclear power plant project, hoping to export its nuclear technology following a 2009 deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 08:23 

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3M's Korean unit to invest in health, safety products ... +

The local unit of U.S.-based multinational conglomerate 3M said Tuesday it will invest in the health and safety business as it attempts to find a new growth engine in the South Korean market....

 2017-09-19 08:21 

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Scientist develop stable solar cell out of flourine... +

A group of South Korean scientists have developed highly stable and cheap solar cells made out of flourine, a state-run institute said Tuesday The team led by Kim Jin-young from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) developed t...

 2017-09-19 07:58 

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S. Korea eyes guideline for N.K. policy with civic sector by 2021... +

The government plans to put together a set of lasting principles on North Korea policy by 2021, through consultations with civil society, that can survive through administrations regardless of their ideological differences, officials said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:53 

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S. Korea eyes Saudi Arabia's nuclear plant deal ... +

South Korea is eyeing Saudi Arabia's first nuclear power plant project, hoping to export its nuclear technology following a 2009 deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:33 

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(LEAD) Seoul mayor seeks probe into ex-President Lee Myung-bak over smear campaign ... +

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon filed a complaint with the prosecution Tuesday seeking an inquiry into former President Lee Myung-bak for his role in an alleged smear campaign against him led by the state spy agency....

 2017-09-19 07:28 

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 price higher in S. Korea than U.S.: consumer group... +

The price of Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S8 without a mobile carrier contract in South Korea hovers far above that of the United States, a local consumer group said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:28 

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(LEAD) Seoul stocks end almost flat amid profit-taking... +

South Korean stocks finished almost flat Tuesday as investors attempted to lock in recent gains, analysts said. The Korean won lost ground against the U.S. dollar....

 2017-09-19 07:24 

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Korean medicine, bio industry expo to be held in Jecheon this week ... +

An international expo on Korean medicine, therapy and related biotech industry will be held in Jecheon later this month to allow researchers and businesses to exchange views on the latest developments in alternative medicines, organizers said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:19 

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S. Korean Bond Yields on Sept. 19, 2017... +
 2017-09-19 07:12 

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Once obsolete shopping complex reopens after long-delayed renewal ... +

A previously run-down shopping mall in central Seoul, once a go-to place for hardware and gadgets galore, reopened Tuesday after completing part of its long-sought renovation as a modern entertainment and business hotspot....

 2017-09-19 06:59 

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Seoul stocks end almost flat amid profit-taking... +

South Korean stocks finished almost flat Tuesday as investors attempted to lock in recent gains, analysts said. The Korean won lost ground against the U.S. dollar....

 2017-09-19 06:52 

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S. Korea inks MOU with AfDB on 2018 annual meeting in Busan... +

The South Korean government said Monday that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on preparations for the institutions' annual meeting to be held in a city of Busan next year....

 2017-09-19 06:52 

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KAERI promotes SMART reactors at IAEA meeting ... +

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) said Tuesday that it promoted its SMART reactor for export to third countries at the ongoing assembly of the international nuclear watchdog in Vienna....

 2017-09-19 06:48 

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S. Korea's top diplomat seeks bilateral meetings with major countries at U.N. gathering... +

South Korea's top diplomat is pushing to have bilateral talks with major countries, including the United States and Japan, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly this week, the foreign ministry said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 06:42 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5... +
 2017-09-19 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4... +
 2017-09-19 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3... +
 2017-09-19 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1... +

Tuesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded on the main Korea Stock Exchange....

 2017-09-19 06:36 

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Performing arts festival to promote cultural tourism next week... +

A performing arts festival will begin at a popular university district in Seoul next week, organizers said Tuesday, with the event aimed at vitalizing the region as a cultural attraction....

 2017-09-19 06:34 

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(LEAD) Hyundai launches all-new subcompact in China amid THAAD woes... +

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co. has launched an all-new subcompact in China to help revive local sales hit hard by ongoing political tension between the two countries, the company said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 06:32 

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KOSPI 2,416.05 DN 2.16 points (close)... +
 2017-09-19 06:31 

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KOSDAQ 674.48 DN 1.39 points (close)... +
 2017-09-19 06:31 

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Dollar ends at 1,131.3 won UP from 1,126.6 won... +
 2017-09-19 06:22 

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S. Korea holds first meeting on N.K. human rights under Moon's gov't... +

South Korea on Tuesday held an interagency meeting to discuss North Korea's dismal human rights situation for the first time since the Moon Jae-in administration took office in May, government officials said....

 2017-09-19 06:14 

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(LEAD) F-22s, F-35s to join Seoul air show: ministry... +

The U.S. plans to send F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter jets to the Seoul air show to be held next month, South Korea's defense ministry said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 06:11 

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(2nd LD) Presidential office issues warning against defense minister over 'inappropriate' remarks... +

The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Tuesday it has issued a ...

 2017-09-19 06:00 

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Conference set to help financial industry respond to uncertain times ... +

South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said Tuesday that it will host a conference this week to debate how best the financial industry can cope with challenges in uncertain times....

 2017-09-19 05:50 

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(LEAD) Unification ministry apologizes for officials' irregularities... +

South Korea's unification ministry on Tuesday apologized to the public after one of its officials was accused of selling personal information about North Korean defectors for money....

 2017-09-19 05:44 

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Army chiefs of S. Korea, U.S., Japan discuss N. Korea... +

The top army officers of South Korea, the United States and Japan exchanged their views on North Korea on Tuesday at a meeting held on the sidelines of the 10th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC), South Korea's Army said....

 2017-09-19 05:41 

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'The Good Doctor' will air in Korea later Sept.... +
 2017-09-19 05:39 

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Unification ministry apologizes for officials' irregularities... +

South Korea's unification ministry on Tuesday apologized to the public after one of its officials was accused of selling personal information about North Korean defectors for money....

 2017-09-19 05:22 

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Int'l slow movement fest set to open this week... +

An international festival for healthy eating and an eco-friendly lifestyle is slated to begin in a city east of Seoul later this week, organizers said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 05:20 

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Moon says Korea-U.S. alliance remains strong despite some 'natural differences'... +

The South Korea-United States alliance remains strong as ever despite differences on various issues, such as how to adjust the countries' free trade agreement (FTA) to make it more balanced, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said....

 2017-09-19 05:15 

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(LEAD) No. of non-Chinese tourists grows in S. Korea amid THAAD fallout ... +

The number of foreigners other than Chinese visiting South Korea grew in the first seven months of this year following the government's efforts to diversify its tourist portfolio in the face of a sharp drop in the number of Chinese visitors, the coun...

 2017-09-19 05:13 

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(LEAD) Cabinet approves measure giving male soldiers daily child care time... +

The Cabinet approved a measure Tuesday that would allow male soldiers, in addition to their female counterparts, to take an hour off every day for child care if they have very young children....

 2017-09-19 05:00 

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Today in Korean history... +

Fifty South Koreans travel to Pyongyang and an equal number of North Koreans come to Seoul to participate in the first temporary reunion of family members separated since the 1950-53 Korean War....

 2017-09-19 04:15 

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Seoul mayor seeks probe into ex-President Lee Myung-bak over smear campaign ... +

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Tuesday he will file a complaint with the prosecution seeking an inquiry into former President Lee Myung-bak for his role in an alleged smear campaign against him led by the state spy agency....

 2017-09-19 04:01 

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Medical facilities tighten TB screenings for new employees... +

Medical facilities and other child facilities must conduct tuberculosis (TB) screenings on all their new workers within one month of employment, the health ministry said Tuesday, a move aimed at preventing the spread of the contagious disease....

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