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 2020-09-27 00:32 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 2 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 401: KDCA...
 2020-09-27 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 95 more cases of new coronavirus: KDCA...
 2020-09-27 00:00 

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Insurance agents biggest COVID-19 relief payout beneficiaries: data...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Insurance agents made up the biggest portion of workers who re......

 2020-09-26 23:48 

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(LEAD) N.K. warns S. Korea against violating western sea border to search for missing official...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline; ADDS info from 5th para, photo)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Sept. 2......

 2020-09-26 23:04 

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N.K. warns S. Korea against violating western sea border to search for official's body...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Sunday urged South Korea to...

 2020-09-26 22:52 

Korea Herald

Trump's Barrett Choice May Not Sway Female Voters He Lacks...

President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett would give the Supreme Court its most conservative female justice in history but is unlikely to accomplish one thing that could help seal his re-election -- a surge in support from women,...

 2020-09-26 22:45 

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(URGENT) N.K. warns S. Korea against violating western sea border to search for missing official's body...
 2020-09-26 22:00 

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(Yonhap Interview) Chinese ambassador calls for South Korea to join Beijing's data security initiative...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Chinese Ambassador Xing Haiming has called f......

 2020-09-26 18:32 

Korea Herald

Cheong Wa Dae calls for joint probe with N. Korea on shooting incident, restoration of military communication line...

Cheong Wa Dae called on North Korea to conduct a joint investigation with South Korea into the recent killing of a South Korean fisheries official and to reopen the bilateral military communication line for related work. Cheong Wa Dae made the state...

 2020-09-26 18:05 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Opposition party slams Cheong Wa Dae's response to NK's killing of civilian...

Opposition lawmakers are stepping up attacks on President Moon Jae-in over North Korea's killing of a South Korean civil servant, aiming to frame the incident as a case of mishandling, or even neglecting duty, by the top office. Five members...

 2020-09-26 17:39 

Korea Herald

[Advertorial] LG Chem promotes environmental CSR...

LG Chem, South Korea's leading chemical company, is pushing ahead with its environmental corporate social responsibility vision "Green Connector." The chemical company's new CSR vision is dedicated to help conserve biodiversi...

 2020-09-26 17:27 

Korea Herald

[Eye on Business] How Green New Deal rekindled Shinsung E&G's dimming solar power biz...

One year after Shinsung E&G launched a solar power business, the 2008 global financial crisis came, forcing the government to shut down subsidy programs for the industry. In 2010, a tsunami of cheap Chinese products flooded the market, leaving th...

 2020-09-26 17:26 

Korea Herald

PM Chung renews warnings against illicit Oct. 3 rallies amid virus fight...

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun renewed warnings Sunday against illegal anti-government rallies planned by some conservative groups, amid worries that the mass gatherings could undercut the nation's fight against the new coronavirus. During a session...

 2020-09-26 17:25 

Korea Herald

US trade body supports LG Chem's request for sanctions against SK Innovation...

An independent investigative body under the US International Trade Commission submitted a written opinion in favor of LG Chem, which filed a motion in August accusing SK Innovation of destroying crucial evidence in the ongoing patent lawsuit between...

 2020-09-26 16:52 

Korea Herald

S.M. Entertainment aims to lead contactless era with Disney-like IP...

Korean entertainment behemoth S.M. Entertainment is changing to adapt to the contactless era while utilizing its intellectual properties. "Like how Disney achieved an IP empire, K-pop will overcome this (pandemic) situation and become a genre...

 2020-09-26 16:48 

Korea Herald

National Museum of Korea reopens with extended schedule for largest-ever show of national treasures...

The National Museum of Korea's "The New National Treasures of Korea" exhibition has been extended for two weeks. The largest-ever show of national treasures opened on July 22 and will now be shown through Oct. 11. The new schedul...

 2020-09-26 16:40 

Korea Herald

Fresh, bizarre world of Netflix's 'School Nurse Files'...

The first season of Netflix original drama series "The School Nurse Files" was released Friday, bringing Chung Se-rang's fantasy novel "School Nurse Ahn Eun- young" to life in over 190 countries around the globe. The hi...

 2020-09-26 16:26 

Korea Herald

Korean firms say global value chain restructuring is inevitable: survey...

Amid a slowdown in global trade in the wake of the pandemic, many Korean companies were found to perceive that structural reorganization of the global value chain is inevitable, a survey showed Sunday. According to a recent survey of 300 Korean man...

 2020-09-26 16:20 

Korea Herald

NK tells South not to enter its waters, says it is searching for dead official's body...

North Korea on Sunday accused the South of intruding into its waters to search for the body of a fisheries official recently killed by the North's troops at sea, warning that any border violations could escalate tensions in the area. Sin...

 2020-09-26 16:19 

Korea Herald

Korea Investment sells First Sentier's infra fund...

Korea Investment & Securities, a Seoul-based brokerage house, said Sunday that it has started selling a new product to indirectly invest in equities of global companies dedicated to infrastructure projects in developed countries. The new produc...

 2020-09-26 16:17 

Korea Herald

Kia reports 3 additional virus cases at local plant...

Kia Motors Corp. said Sunday three assembly line workers at one of its domestic plants tested positive for the new coronavirus, and a decision on whether to suspend the plant's operations will be made soon. "The plant is not in operation as it...

 2020-09-26 16:05 

Korea Herald

Seoul city to begin renovation project on Gwanghwamun Square next month...

The Seoul city government said Sunday it will redesign Gwanghwamun Square and the road around it in an effort to transform the square into a city-center park with more trees and flowers. The sweeping plan calls for removing the western side of the 1...

 2020-09-26 16:03 

Korea Herald

Hyundai Motor taps into China with new cars, smarter technologies...

The nation's largest automaker, Hyundai Motor, said Sunday that it had unveiled new cars and technologies targeting China at the 16th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, which kicked off a day earlier. The automaker said it showcased...

 2020-09-26 15:39 

Korea Herald

Parliamentary speaker embarks on trip to Sweden, Germany...

National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug has embarked on a trip to Sweden and Germany as part of his parliamentary diplomacy aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation, officials said Sunday. From Sunday through Tuesday, Park plans to visit Swed...

 2020-09-26 15:35 

Korea Herald

KB Financial to halt financing of coal-fired power plants...

KB Financial Group said Sunday it has decided to halt financing construction of coal-fired power plants and to expand investment in infrastructure projects aimed at improving and conserving environment. As part of its corporate roadmap to combat glo...

 2020-09-26 15:30 

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] NK could be lying about shooting of civilian: US defense analyst...

The North Korean story about what led its officers to shoot a South Korean fisheries official who drifted into North Korean waters last week does not make sense, and the South Korean military acted appropriately, a US defense expert said Saturday. &...

 2020-09-26 15:27 

Korea Herald

US trade panel supports LG Chem in battery case with SK Innovation...

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has voiced support for LG Chem Ltd.'s call for sanctions on its rival SK Innovation Co. in connection with a legal dispute over battery patents, LG Chem said Sunday. In response to LG Chem's request for ...

 2020-09-26 15:16 

KBS World

Health Minister: Antibody Treatment of COVID-19 to be Available in First Half of 2021...

[Domestic] : Health Minister Park Neung-hoo said South Korea is developing an antibody-based therapy for COVID-19 and it is likely to be available for use in the first half of next year.Appearing on a KBS program on Sunday, the minister said that the nati...

 2020-09-26 15:16 

Korea Herald

Ruling party's leader urges N. Korea to swiftly agree to joint probe into killing...

The leader of the ruling Democratic Party on Sunday urged North Korea to swiftly agree to a joint investigation with South Korea into the shooting death of a South Korean fisheries official in North Korean waters. Rep. Lee Nak-yon made the remark in...

 2020-09-26 15:05 

KBS World

S. Korean Coast Guard, Navy Continue Search for Slain Official...

[Politics] : South Korea's Coast Guard and Navy continued their search on Sunday for the body and belongings of a fisheries official shot to death by North Korea last week.The Coast Guard said it is conducting an intensive search in the waters near Ye...

 2020-09-26 14:56 

KBS World

S. Korean Military Refutes N. Korea's Claim of Violation of Sea Border...

[Inter-Korea] : The South Korean military said on Sunday that it is carrying out "normal" maritime search operations to locate the body of a South Korean official killed in North Korean waters last week.A military official said that the military i...

 2020-09-26 14:42 

Korea Herald

Deputy security adviser recently visited US for talks on alliance, N. Korea: Cheong Wa Dae...

South Korea's deputy national security adviser made an unannounced visit to Washington earlier this month for talks with US officials and experts on the bilateral alliance, North Korea and other issues, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Sund...

 2020-09-26 14:37 

KBS World

Top Office: Senior Presidential Aide Visited US in Mid-September...

[Politics] : A senior presidential aide visited the United States in the middle of this month to discuss major issues between the two nations as well as North Korea.Presidential spokesperson Kang Min-seok said on Sunday in a written press briefing that Ki...

 2020-09-26 14:31 

Korea Herald

No. of teenage gambling addicts on sharp rise...

The number of teenage gambling addicts has grown sharply in the past five years, data showed Sunday. According to Korea Center on Gambling Problems data obtained by the office of Rep. Bae June-young of the People Power Party, 981 teenagers underwent...

 2020-09-26 14:29 

Korea Herald

Top nuclear envoy heads to US for talks amid tensions over NK killing of S. Korean citizen...

South Korea's chief nuclear envoy, Lee Do-hoon, left for Washington on Sunday for talks with his counterpart expected to include North Korea's recent killing of a South Korean citizen drifting in its waters. During his four-day visit to Washington...

 2020-09-26 14:26 

Korea Herald

S. Korea on track for 1st lunar mission in 2022...

South Korea is on track for its first lunar mission, with its first launch of a lunar orbiter slated for the second half of 2022, the country's space research institute said Sunday, after the country's lunar project suffered multiple delays. South...

 2020-09-26 14:12 

KBS World

S. Korea Repatriates 117 Sets of Remains of Chinese Soldiers...

[Politics] : South Korea has repatriated 117 sets of the remains of Chinese troops killed during the Korean War.According to Seoul's Defense Ministry, South Korea and China held a ceremony on Sunday morning at Incheon International Airport to mark the...

 2020-09-26 14:06 

KBS World

Top Envoy Says He will Discuss Death of S. Korean with Biegun...

[Politics] : South Korea's top nuclear envoy said on Sunday that he will discuss the recent death of a South Korean official in North Korean waters during planned talks with his United States counterpart.Lee Do-hoon, special representative for Korean ...

 2020-09-26 13:58 

KBS World

N. Korea Warns S. Korea Against Violating Sea Border to Search for Official's Body...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea said on Sunday that South Korea is violating North Korean waters while searching for the body of its citizen killed in the region, calling for an immediate halt to the intrusion.The North's state media Korean Central News A...

 2020-09-26 13:40 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Five flights diverted from Incheon due to drone...

(ATTN: UPDATES with real estate agent flying drone to make a promotional video of an apart......

 2020-09-26 13:28 

Korea Herald

Coast Guard, Navy continue search for deceased fisheries official despite NK warning...

South Korea's Coast Guard and Navy continued their search Sunday for the body and belongings of a fisheries official shot to death by the North Korean military at sea last week despite Pyongyang's warnings against "intrusion" into its wate...

 2020-09-26 13:15 

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(3rd LD) S. Korea to demand N. Korea make additional probe into killing...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Coast Guard's request for information in paras 8,10) SEOUL, Sep......

 2020-09-26 13:00 

Korea Herald

KRX to offer English translation service for Kospi firms' disclosures...

South Korea's sole bourse operator is slated to translate daily disclosures of 54 companies listed on the Kospi market in English starting Monday, according to officials Sunday. As of end-August, foreign investors were holding 35.3 percents of...

 2020-09-26 12:37 

Korea Herald

Eximbank, IFC team up to finance developing countries post-COVID-19...

The Export and Import Bank of Korea and International Finance Corp. have agreed to expand their collaboration in developing countries and to link Korean firms with more opportunities overseas, the financial institutions said Sunday. The two signed...

 2020-09-26 12:30 

Korea Herald

Five flights diverted from Incheon due to drone...

Five flights were diverted from Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, due to suspected drone activity on Saturday, the airport operator said. A passenger airplane of Russia's S7 Airlines, two cargo flights of South Korea's Asiana Airlines ...

 2020-09-26 12:27 

Korea Herald

Chinese ambassador calls for South Korea to join Beijing's data security initiative...

Chinese Ambassador Xing Haiming has called for South Korea to join Beijing's global data security initiative seen as a move to counter a US drive to discourage the use of Chinese technology on security grounds. During a recent interview with Yonhap...

 2020-09-26 12:22 

Korea Herald

S. Korea, China hold ceremony repatriating 117 sets of Chinese troop remains...

South Korea and China held a ceremony Sunday to repatriate 117 sets of the remains of Chinese troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, the foreign ministry said. The seventh such repatriation ceremony took place at Incheon International Airport,...

 2020-09-26 12:18 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, Singapore to mull expanding simplified entry procedures...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and Singapore have shared the idea of expanding th......

 2020-09-26 11:45 

Korea Herald

Traffic accident rate highest on eve of Chuseok holiday: police...

Traffic accidents and casualties are the highest on the eve of the Chuseok holiday when South Koreans visit their hometowns and travel long distances, data showed Sunday. From 2015 to 2019, a total average of 825 car accidents took place on the day...

 2020-09-26 11:15 

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to h...

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