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 2020-10-23 22:27 

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Companies try to feed rising demand for protein...

Food and beverage companies are rolling out products that are high in protein to respond to heightened demand as the pandemic gives rise to health concerns — and people fretting about not getting enough physical activity....

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Na Hoon-a tops the charts at 73 years old...

Dubbed the Emperor of Trot, 73-year-old singer-songwriter Na Hoon-a's music video "Tes Hyeong [Brother Socrates]" is conquering YouTube's music video chart. According to video distributor Danal Entertainment on Friday, "Tes Hyeong"...

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Kospi gets boost from optimism over earnings...

Stocks rebounded after a choppy session Friday, buoyed by optimism over improved corporate earnings in the third quarter. The won closed unchanged to the dollar....

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Xi takes digs at U.S. in Korean War speech...

South Korea on Friday remained tightlipped about Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's entry into the 1950-53 Korean War. "It is not a diplomatic courtesy for me, as a cabinet minister, to comment ...

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Finger lickin' robotic chicken chef is under development...

Hyundai Robotics, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries, will be developing robotic chicken chefs with KFC Korea....

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Orion starts biologic joint venture in China...

Orion Holdings, parent company of Choco Pie manufacturer Orion, made its first foray into the biopharmaceutical industry through a partnership with a state-run Chinese company....

 2020-10-23 09:22 

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Korean Film Festival in Australia will be online...

The 11th Korean Film Festival in Australia (Koffia) will be held online this year from Oct. 27 to Nov. 5, the Korean Cultural Centre Australia said on Friday. A total of 18 local films released this year, such as "Kim Ji-young, Born 1982,...

 2020-10-23 08:26 

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Nursing homes become big coronavirus worry...

Korea recorded an additional 155 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, marking the second day in a row that the country saw daily cases in the triple digits. Domestic cases accounted for 138, many in nursing homes and hospitals. Seventeen cases were......

 2020-10-23 08:26 

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Sale Festa may actually work this year as sentiment jumps...

More than 1,300 companies will give discount offers for the Korea Sale Festa event scheduled to run from Nov 1. to 15 this year, with hopes the event will boost consumption and help businesses....

 2020-10-23 08:26 

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Posco's results solid in the third quarter as production up...

Posco's performance rebounded in the third quarter....

 2020-10-23 07:30 

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Super Junior to hold online fan meeting on Nov. 7...

Boy band Super Junior will be holding a paid online fan meeting on Nov. 7 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its debut, according to their agency Label SJ Friday. Titled "Beyond LIVE-Super Junior 15th Anniversary Special Event," the event will.....

 2020-10-23 07:30 

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Prosecutor General Yoon doesn't rule out politics...

Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl on Friday left open the possibility of entering politics after his tenure ends next year. During the National Assembly's audit of the Supreme Prosecutors' Office Thursday, Yoon was asked by an opposition lawmaker....

 2020-10-23 07:30 

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4 deaths linked to vaccines by same company...

Four people died after getting influenza vaccinations manufactured by SK Biopharmaceuticals, according to information released by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) on Thursday evening. A 73-year-old woman in North Gyeongsang......

 2020-10-23 01:46 

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Red Velvet's Irene apologizes after acknowledging gapjil accusations...

Bae Joo-hyun, better known as Irene from girl group Red Velvet, has come forward and apologized through her Instagram account after being accused of gapjil, or abuse of power, on Thursday evening. "I'm truly sorry to have hurt the stylist for my.....

 2020-10-22 10:50 

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Thaad protest...

Police officers try to disperse residents and civic activists holding a protest against the planned transport of equipment onto a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) battery site in Seongju, North Gyeongsang, on Thursday....

 2020-10-22 10:50 

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Hydrogen-carrying vessel receives approval in principle...

Hyundai Glovis on Thursday said the blueprint for the liquefied hydrogen carrier that it developed with KSOE and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has received an approval in principle from the Korean Register of Shipping and Liberia, the flag state....

 2020-10-22 10:50 

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Senior prosecutor quits, blasts justice minister...

A top prosecutor in charge of a controversial investigation into suspected fraud and illegal lobbying activities by the country's largest hedge fund, Lime Asset Management, tendered his resignation Thursday, accusing the justice minister of......

 2020-10-22 10:50 

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Useful pasta...

Models pose with spaghetti noodles that can double as straws at Shinsegae Department Store's main branch in Seoul on Thursday....

 2020-10-22 10:49 

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Dokdo medal...

Golden Dew on Thursday announced it is accepting reservations for special Dokdo islets commemorative medals, celebrating 120 years since the islet was legally mandated as Korean jurisdiction....

 2020-10-22 10:49 

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Korea's fried chicken king takes on the world...

Kyochon F&B hopes to use chimaek — the beloved Korean combination of fried chicken and beer — as a springboard to global success, opening more stores overseas and adding products to its domestic portfolio, including its own beer....

 2020-10-22 10:49 

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Looking smart...

President Moon Jae-in, center, receives a report on managing smart cities at Songdo's smart city management center in Incheon on Thursday. It was Moon's first tour on the regional-balanced New Deal....

 2020-10-22 10:49 

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Baemin riders operator agrees to improve working conditions...

Woowahan Youths and the Korean Federation of Service Worker's Union have signed a collective bargaining agreement, the company announced Thursday....

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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Two dozen deaths after vaccines scare people away...

A succession of deaths following flu shots — 27 reported as of Thursday — is fanning fears over the safety of Korean influenza vaccinations, though the government insists a link remains unproven....

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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Japan's ambassador meets big business representatives...

Japan's ambassador to Seoul suggested that Korea pave the way for the two countries to rekindle talks in a meeting with Korean business executives....

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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Everland's Forest Camp offers foliage and food...

Everland, one of the most popular theme parks for Seoulites, offers more than just thrill-filled rides. Making the most of its location close to nature, Everland has decided to promote its Forest Camp more, which used to only open on weekends....

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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A very scaled-back 25th Busan International Film Festival under way...

The biggest annual international film festival in Korea — the 25th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) — is currently being held in Busan, but instead of the usual hustle and bustle of an audience excited to see acclaimed films, the Busan...

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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Hospital clusters grow, daily cases reach triple digits...

New coronavirus infections in Korea jumped back into the triple digits Thursday as health authorities struggle to clamp down on cluster infections across the country....

 2020-10-22 09:54 

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CJ Logistics apologizes for the deaths of delivery workers...

CJ Logistics apologized on Thursday over the recent deaths of delivery workers....

 2020-10-22 09:53 

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2020.10.23 Hotel Events...

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 2020-10-22 09:53 

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LG Display turns a profit for the first time in seven quarters...

LG Display turned a profit for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2018 as the shipment of panels for computer monitors and laptops shot up on increased demand from people working and studying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-10-22 09:53 

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North Korean leader pays respects to Chinese soldiers...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a cemetery for Chinese soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War to mark the anniversary of their participation in the conflict, state media said Thursday....

 2020-10-22 09:53 

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Fall Travel Week gets the chop, safe travel promoted instead...

Think once more about safety if you are planning to take a trip anywhere to soak up the fall spirit — this is the message from the Korean government....

 2020-10-22 08:57 

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GOT7's Youngjae sits down with alleged bullying victim...

Boy band GOT7's member Youngjae sat down with the person who accused him of bullying but the alleged victim had no evidence to back up him claims, Youngjae's agency JYP Entertainment said on Thursday. A netizen who claimed to be a former ......

 2020-10-22 08:57 

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Everyone can sit in the coveted front row at S/S Seoul Fashion Week...

Get ahead of the fashion game by taking a peek at next season's collections now and getting your hands on the must-have items at a discounted price during the 2021 S/S Seoul Fashion Week. The most sought-after front row is now available to everyone.....

 2020-10-22 08:57 

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LG Household reports best third quarter despite pandemic...

LG Household & Health Care reported its best third quarter ever, although its cosmetics sales declined....

 2020-10-22 08:01 

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Kumho Tire signs a tire supply deal with Skoda...

Kumho Tire will start supplying tires for Skoda's new compact SUVs starting January, the company announced Thursday....

 2020-10-22 08:01 

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Stocks end three-day winning streak on stimulus concerns...

Stocks ended a three-day winning streak Thursday amid lingering uncertainties over a new stimulus push in the world's largest economy. The Korean won fell against the dollar....

 2020-10-22 07:05 

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BTS hopeful for Grammy Award nomination...

The nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards will be announced on Nov. 25, and expectations are high that boy band BTS will finally get its first recognition from America's biggest pop music awards ceremony this year. The nominees will be ......

 2020-10-22 07:05 

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'The Man Standing Next' to compete at 93rd Academy Awards...

The film noir "The Man Standing Next" has been selected to compete for the Best International Feature Film for the 93rd Academy Awards, its film distributor Showbox said on Thursday. Thirteen films were in the running for the competition category....

 2020-10-22 07:05 

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Choi Ji-man is first Korean to pick up a World Series hit...

Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays became the first Korean ever to pick up a World Series hit in Game 2 of the Fall Classic at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on Wednesday....

 2020-10-22 07:05 

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Eagles catcher Choi Jae-hoon reflects on tough season...

The 2020 season may well be a write-off, but their recent improved performance has given the Eagles' young players something to smile about and could pay dividends next season. Catcher Choi Jae-hoon may well be behind the Eagles' success in Octobe...

 2020-10-22 07:05 

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Red Velvet's Irene, Seulgi embroiled in power abuse allegations...

Singers Irene and Seulgi of girl group Red Velvet became embroiled in gapjil, or power abuse, rumors Thursday, following an Instagram post by a magazine editor. The editor, also a stylist who is known to have worked in the entertainment ......

 2020-10-22 05:13 

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Moon works the phones on behalf of WTO bid...

President Moon Jae-in on Thursday continued his telephone diplomacy with world leaders to support Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee's bid to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO)....

 2020-10-22 01:29 

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Blackpink's ‘How You Like That’ racks up 600 million views...

Blackpink's music video for...

 2020-10-22 00:33 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 코로나바이러스를 넘어서는 대구, 더 깊은 역사의 기록을 선보인다...

Daegu - Scenes of deserted streets in Daegu and other provinces in North Gyeongsang, the epicenter of a massive cluster of coronavirus cases back in February, are slowly beginning to fade. Signs of life are resuming as people venture out to find......

 2020-10-21 11:22 

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Halloween at Homeplus...

Models pose with Halloween-related merchandise at Homeplus' Gangseo branch in western Seoul on Wednesday....

 2020-10-21 11:22 

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Consoler-in-chief...

President Moon Jae-in, right, consoles family members of a police officer who died on duty at the 75th National Police Day ceremony held at the Police Training Institute in Asan, South Chungcheong....

 2020-10-21 10:26 

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PPP vows charges over closure of Wolsong-1...

The main opposition party said Wednesday it will make a criminal complaint against those involved in the controversial early closure of a nuclear power plant and alleged obstruction of a state investigation of the case....

 2020-10-21 10:26 

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Height, weight and marital status discrimination limits expanded...

It may soon be illegal to hire based on height, weight or marital status....

 2020-10-21 10:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK E&C opens manufacturing plant for fuel cell joint venture...

SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) has opened a manufacturing plant for its joint venture Bloom SK Fuel Cell in Gumi, North Gyeongsang, the company announced Tuesday....

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