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 2019-12-06 05:12 

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(LEAD) Revision bill on banning Tada's taxi business passed at parliamentary committee...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with Tada's response, other details) SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonha......

 2019-12-06 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Dec. 7 1996 -- FIFA, the world's soccer governing body, decides at its headquarters......

 2019-12-06 04:48 

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Banks' earnings not hurt by product misselling fiasco...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Local banks' earnings will not be affect......

 2019-12-06 04:43 

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1st S. Korean woman to reach Spanish football league wants to blaze trail...

ULSAN, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- As the first South Korean female football player to sign with a ......

 2019-12-06 04:41 

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New deputy foreign minister appointed...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- A special adviser to Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has been ap......

 2019-12-06 04:24 

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BTS' 'Boy with Luv' most-viewed YouTube music video in S. Korea in 2019...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The music video of K-pop boy band BTS' latest single...

 2019-12-06 03:20 

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(LEAD) Prosecutors raid Ulsan vice mayor's office in election-meddling probe...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details, photo; RECASTS dateline) SEOUL/ULSAN, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Pro......

 2019-12-06 02:36 

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Seoul says U.S., N. Korea appear to remain apart in nuclear negotiations...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The United States and North Korea appear to remain apart in thei......

 2019-12-06 02:33 

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Paik Nam-june's works exhibited at Korean Cultural Center in New York...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The Korean Cultural Center in New York has opened an exhibition ......

 2019-12-06 02:33 

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S. Korea to provide US$100,000 in aid to Samoa to fight measles...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will provide US$100,000 in humanitarian assistance t......

 2019-12-06 02:31 

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Revision bill on banning Tada's taxi business passed at parliamentary committee...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- A National Assembly committee on Friday passed a revision bill o......

 2019-12-06 02:26 

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Seoul stocks extend gains late Friday morning...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks extended gains late Friday morning as foreigners tu......

 2019-12-06 02:20 

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Arms procurement agency to upgrade tactical radio network for FA-50...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's arms procurement agency said Friday it signed......

 2019-12-06 02:15 

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Prosecutors raid Ulsan vice-mayor's office in election-meddling probe...

ULSAN, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Prosecutors on Friday raided the house and office of an Ulsan vi......

 2019-12-06 02:09 

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Memory chip market to rebound in 2020: report...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The global memory chip market is expected to rebound next year, ......

 2019-12-06 02:06 

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The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2019-12-06 02:06 

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S. Korea to donate US$5 mln for WHO's assistance in N. Korea...

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will donate US$5 million to the ......

 2019-12-06 02:02 

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S. Korean cinemas expected to hit record attendance in 2019...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean movie theaters are expected to attra......

 2019-12-06 01:54 

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(LEAD) LG Chem, GM to set up EV battery JV in U.S....

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with quote of GM CEO and details; ADDS photo)By Kim Kwang-tae ......

 2019-12-06 01:44 

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N. Korea's food security situation unlikely to improve next year: FAO...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's overall food security situation is unlikely t......

 2019-12-06 01:28 

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S. Korea gripped by season's coldest weather...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea was in the grip of the season's coldest weather......

 2019-12-06 00:33 

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S. Korea moves one step closer to hosting 2024 Winter Youth Olympics...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has inched closer to hosting the 202......

 2019-12-06 00:28 

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S. Korea slips to become Japan's No. 4 export destination amid trade row: data...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea went down one notch to rank as the fourth-largest tr......

 2019-12-06 00:23 

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Seoul stocks open higher on U.S.-China trade hopes...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks opened higher Friday as investors cling to hopes fo......

 2019-12-06 00:13 

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S. Korean figure skater Lee Hae-in 6th after short program at Junior Grand Prix Final...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Lee Hae-in found herself in last plac......

 2019-12-06 00:01 

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KOSPI 2,072.44 UP 11.70 points (open)...
 2019-12-06 00:01 

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KOSDAQ 619.48 UP 1.88 points (open)...
 2019-12-06 00:00 

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Dollar opens at 1,188.5 won DN from 1,190.2 won...
 2019-12-05 23:58 

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LG Chem, GM to set up EV battery JV in U.S....

By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- LG Chem Ltd., South Korea's leading chem......

 2019-12-05 23:47 

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Two S. Korean players posted for MLB clubs...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- A pair of former South Korean baseball MVPs have......

 2019-12-05 23:27 

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Defense cost-sharing talks fail to yield concrete result amid U.S. demand for hefty rise: Seoul negotiator...

WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top negotiator in defense cost-sha......

 2019-12-05 23:12 

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(Yonhap Interview) RoboRisen targets educational toy market with app-based modular robot...

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- As more children are exposed to digital techn......

 2019-12-05 21:53 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 6)...

One hand clapping Concerns about an exodus from Korea are deepening as foreign investors......

 2019-12-05 21:53 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Dec. 6)...

Qualcomm's tyrannyCourt ruling should serve as occasion to rectify IT giants' pr......

 2019-12-05 21:53 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Dec. 6)...

Absurd pressureRuling camp's warning and threats, police intervention raise concerns ......

 2019-12-05 21:53 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2019-12-05 15:37 

Korea Herald

11 S. Korean firms to offer blockchain-based ID, certification services...

A consortium comprised of 11 major South Korean companies, including Samsung Electronics Co., said Friday it will commercialize blockchain-based mobile identification and certification services that allow users to safely handle their personal informa...

 2019-12-05 15:17 

KBS World

Prosecutors Question Ulsan Vice Mayor in Election Meddling Probe...

[Politics] : Prosecutors summoned Ulsan vice mayor for economic affairs Song Byung-gi on Friday in a widening probe into alleged election meddling involving the presidential office. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is questioning the vic...

 2019-12-05 15:04 

Korea Herald

North Korea again designated as food-deficit nation by FAO...

The Food and Agriculture Organization has once again designated North Korea as a food-deficit country in need of external aid. The UN agency also announced a weak outlook for food security in North Korea. In its latest report released Wednesday, FAO...

 2019-12-05 14:54 

The Chosun Ilbo

Kia Completes New Factory in India...

Kia on Thursday celebrated the completion of a new factory in Anantapur in southeastern India that will be capable of rolling out 300,000 cars a year. Affiliate Hyundai also has two factories in India with a combined capacity of 700,000 cars.India levies ...

 2019-12-05 14:43 

KBS World

Parliamentary Committee Bill Effectively Bans Ride-hailing Service Tada...

[Economy] : A National Assembly committee has passed a revision bill that effectively bans the controversial ride-hailing business Tada.The parliamentary transport committee approved legislation on Friday that only allows the outsourcing of drivers for th...

 2019-12-05 14:43 

The Chosun Ilbo

'Frozen II' Boosts Sales of Red Thermal Underwear...

Red thermal underwear is having a moment thanks to the Disney animated movie "Frozen II," in which heroine Elsa appears in a dress reminiscent of it. In the 1960s and 70s, when clothes dying capabilities here were limited to a few colors, red ther...

 2019-12-05 14:32 

KBS World

S. Korea to Resume Donations to WHO for Humanitarian Assistance to N. Korea...

[Inter-Korea] : South Korea will donate five million U.S. dollars, or about five-point-nine billion won, to the World Health Organization(WHO) to support a humanitarian assistance project for women and children in North Korea.The Unification Ministry said...

 2019-12-05 14:31 

Korea Herald

BTS' 'Boy with Luv' most-viewed YouTube music video in S. Korea in 2019...

The music video of K-pop boy band BTS' latest single "Boy With Luv" was the most viewed music video on YouTube in South Korea this year, the company said Friday.The music video has topped the milestone of 600 million YouTube views, accordin...

 2019-12-05 14:16 

KBS World

CNN: N. Korea May Be Preparing to Resume Testing Engines at Tongchang-ri...

[Politics] : New commercial satellite imagery suggests North Korea may be preparing to resume testing engines at a northwestern missile launching station in Tongchang-ri.According to CNN on Thursday, a photo captured by Planet Labs shows new activity at t...

 2019-12-05 14:05 

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(2nd LD) Senior N.K. official warns Pyongyang could resume war of words against U.S....

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with KCNA's English language report, minor edits) By Choi S......

 2019-12-05 13:46 

The Chosun Ilbo

New Korean Satellite to Monitor Fine Dust...

Korea will launch a new geostationary satellite next February to monitor fine dust pollution in real time. Once up and running, the satellite will make it possible to track the exact flow of fine dust particles. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute on T...

 2019-12-05 13:38 

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(LEAD) Senior N.K. official warns Pyongyang could resume war of words against U.S....

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS more quotes, background throughout) SEOUL, Dec. 5 (......

 2019-12-05 13:28 

The Chosun Ilbo

Veteran Cha Du-ri Takes Helm of FC Seoul's Junior Team...

Former Korean football star and national team coach Cha Du-ri took the helm of FC Seoul's junior team on Thursday. Cha played for a number of European clubs including SC Freiburg and Fortuna Dsseldorf in Germany's Bundesliga as well as Celtic in t...

 2019-12-05 13:18 

The Chosun Ilbo

2 out of 10 Foreign 'Language Students' Are Illegals...

Two out of 10 foreigners who ostensibly come here to learn Korean are working here illegally, according to the Ministry of Education. The ministry on Thursday unveiled plans to strengthen the screening of foreigners applying for Korean language courses at...

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