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 2020-10-24 13:56 

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(LEAD) NC Dinos capture 1st KBO regular season title...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline; ADDS photos)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- For the fi......

 2020-10-24 13:55 

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(LEAD) Offense, offense, more offense: how NC Dinos swung their way to KBO regular season crown...

(ATTN: ADDS comments in paras 21-26, photos)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- It ......

 2020-10-24 13:53 

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S. Korea says N.K. invasion triggering Korean War is 'undeniable historical fact'...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea reiterated Saturday that North Korea's invasio......

 2020-10-24 12:42 

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Offense, offense, more offense: how NC Dinos swung their way to KBO regular season crown...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- It only seemed to be a matter of time before th......

 2020-10-24 12:21 

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NC Dinos roar to 1st KBO regular season title...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- For the first time in their franchise history, ......

 2020-10-24 11:36 

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Civic group holds memorial rally for deceased fisheries official...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- A civic group held a memorial rally in Seoul on Saturday for a ......

 2020-10-24 10:49 

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Survival battle in S. Korean football pushed to final day after weekend drama...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- The battle for survival in the top-flight South......

 2020-10-24 08:53 

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(2nd LD) S. Korea to continue flu vaccination program as no direct links with deaths found...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 11th para) SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health......

 2020-10-24 08:47 

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No. of students infected with COVID-19 at Bucheon ballet institute rises to 13...

BUCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- The number of elementary school students infecte......

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Ulju Mountain Film Festival kicks off 10-day run in Ulsan...

The Ulju Mountain Film Festival (UMFF) kicked off this year's celebrations on Friday, bringing together a selection of over 120 nature and adventure themed international movies and documentaries via online streaming and drive-in screenings....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Tax agency mulls taxation for Google's 30% commission...

South Korea's tax agency said Saturday it will consider imposing taxes on Google Inc.'s planned enforcement of a 30 percent commission on in-app purchases of digital content from its Play Store next year....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Seoul Zoo sends 2 leopards to Germany, Denmark...

Seoul Zoo sent two North Chinese leopards to Europe this week to help save the endangered species.The leopards were shipped to Germany on Wednesday to be quarantined before one is transferred to Denmark, according to Seoul Grand Park, which houses the zoo...

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for post-Brexit era...

Japan and Britain signed a bilateral free trade deal Friday in the first such major post-Brexit deal, reducing tariffs on Yorkshire lamb sold in Japan, as well as auto parts for Japan's Nissan plant....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Beijing's Korean War propaganda 'out of date', observers say...

The propaganda being issued by the Chinese Communist Party on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean war - the country's only armed conflict with the United States - no longer fits its status as a global power, observers say....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Japan's latest claims to Dokdo 'baseless': foreign ministry...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday refuted Japan's renewed claims to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo and warned of stern a response to the unsubstantiated claims....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Korea to continue to administer remdesivir for COVID-19 patients amid efficacy controversy...

Korea said Friday it will continue to administer remdesivir to COVID-19 patients in the face of looming controversy over the efficacy of the antiviral drug.The decision came as the World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that its studies showe...

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

The Korean marijuana story...

Smoking marijuana in South Korea is a big no-no. We all know that. Actually, if you are a South Korean, smoking marijuana anywhere in the world is illegal. But that was not always the case....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Repairs under way for flood damage at Yongbyon reactor sites: 38 North...

Recent satellite imagery indicates North Korea has begun repairing flood damage to a reservoir overflow dam used to maintain a constant source of water for the cooling systems of its nuclear reactors in Yongbyon, according to 38 North, a U.S. website moni...

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Grave crimes: Ransoming the dead...

Ernest Jacob Oppert, a German merchant in Shanghai, is perhaps one of the most infamous Westerners in Joseon history. He and his co-conspirator, Stanislas Feron (a French priest who allegedly came up with the idea), planned to dig up the tomb of the Korea...

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

France teacher's killer had 'contact' with jihadist in Syria...

The investigation into the murder of a French teacher for showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class turned to Syria on Thursday, where the killer had a jihadist contact, a source close to the case said....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

UN rights official slams North Korea over killing of South Korean at sea...

A U.N. human rights official has denounced North Korea's killing of a South Korean official last month as a violation of international human rights law during a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Thailand cancels emergency decree in bid to calm protests...

Thailand's government on Thursday canceled a state of emergency it had declared last week for Bangkok in a gesture offered by the embattled prime minister to cool student-led protests seeking democracy reforms....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Erdogan says Turkey tested Russian S-400s, shrugs off U.S. reaction...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Friday that Turkey had been testing the S-400 air defense system it bought from Russia, adding that the objection from NATO ally United States on the issue did not matter....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Gov't to continue free vaccine program, finds no connection with deaths...

The government said Friday it will continue its state-led free flu vaccination program despite mounting concerns from deaths following administration of vaccines, stating that it hasn't identified a causal link between the deaths and the flu shots....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus, feels good: minister...

Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus but is feeling good, presidential minister Blazej Spychalski announced on Twitter on Saturday....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Korea to continue flu vaccination program as no direct links with deaths found...

South Korea's health authorities said Saturday they will continue a free flu shots program despite dozens of recent deaths after vaccinations, as they found no links between vaccines and fatalities. The number of deaths following flu shots jumped to 4...

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

First frost of the season observed in Seoul...

Seoul observed the first frost and freeze of the season Saturday, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

Tokyo opens 15,000-seat Olympic aquatics centre...

Tokyo opened a 15,000-seat swimming venue for the Olympic Games next year on Saturday, with a swimming star diagnosed with leukaemia last year demonstrating freestyle at the ceremony....

 2020-10-24 08:36 

Korea Times

New virus cases fall below 100 amid cluster infections...

South Korea's new coronavirus cases returned to below 100 on Saturday after triple-digit infections were reported for the past two days, as sporadic cluster infections continued at senior care hospitals and other risk-prone facilities.The country adde...

 2020-10-24 07:56 

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(LEAD) S. Korea to continue flu vaccination program as no direct links with deaths found...

(ATTN: ADDS 2nd photo and details in paras 2, 4, 6) SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Kor......

 2020-10-24 07:13 

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S. Korea to continue flu vaccination program as no direct links with deaths found...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health authorities said Saturday they will c......

 2020-10-24 06:07 

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(2nd LD) New virus cases fall below 100 amid cluster infections...

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 2020-10-24 05:00 

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Today in Korean history...

Oct. 25 1995 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic ties with Laos. 1996 -- The Organi......

 2020-10-24 04:45 

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First frost of the season observed in Seoul...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Seoul observed the first frost and freeze of the season Saturda......

 2020-10-24 04:19 

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Tax agency mulls taxation for Google's 30 pct commission...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's tax agency said Saturday it will consider im......

 2020-10-24 04:14 

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Rays' Choi Ji-man goes hitless in World Series loss...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Tampa Bay Rays' South Korean player Choi J......

 2020-10-24 03:23 

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U.N. rights official slams N. Korea over killing of S. Korean at sea...

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- A U.N. human rights official has denounced North Korea'......

 2020-10-24 02:11 

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Repairs under way for flood damage at Yongbyon reactor sites: 38 North...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Recent satellite imagery indicates North Korea has begun repair......

 2020-10-24 01:43 

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(LEAD) New virus cases fall below 100 amid cluster infections...

(ATTN: ADDS 2nd photo and details throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&apo......

 2020-10-24 01:07 

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New virus cases fall below 100 amid cluster infections...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases returned to below 100 ......

 2020-10-24 01:00 

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Seoul Zoo sends 2 leopards to Germany, Denmark...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Seoul Zoo sent two North Chinese leopards to Europe this week t......

 2020-10-24 01:00 

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Seoul shares likely to move in tight range next week amid virus resurgence...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares are likely to move in a ......

 2020-10-24 00:34 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 2 additional coronavirus deaths, death total now at 457: KDCA...
 2020-10-24 00:33 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 77 more cases of new coronavirus. total now at 25,775: KDCA...
 2020-10-24 00:00 

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Park Re-hyun: Unsung pioneer of Korean modern art who juggled art, family life, language...

By Lee Minji SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Park Re-hyun (1920-1976) was once quoted calling......

 2020-10-23 23:57 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-10-23 22:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

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 17:37 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to continue flu vaccination program as no direct links with deaths found...

South Korea's health authorities said Saturday they will continue a free flu shots program despite dozens of recent deaths after vaccinations, as they found no links between vaccines and fatalities. The number of deaths following flu shots jumped to...

 2020-10-23 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Eye Plus] Nocturnal splendor at Seoul palaces...

Palaces in Seoul, formerly home to Joseon royalty and now must-see tourist spots, showcase the country's cultural history. Their architectural style represent what was most aesthetically pleasing at the time of their creation. Hundreds of years...

 2020-10-23 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Photo News] White clouds painted across clear, sunny sky in Gangneung...

The sunny sky has a bright blue hue in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, near the East Sea on Thursday morning. White clouds are painted across the morning sky as the contrasting colors of the silver grass below bring out its vivid blue. (Photos: Yonha...

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