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 2020-09-26 02:42 

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U.S. flies spy aircraft over South Korea after N.K.'s killing of Seoul official...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- A U.S. surveillance aircraft flew over South Korea on Saturday......

 2020-09-26 02:21 

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(LEAD) S. Korea to demand N. Korea make additional probe into killing...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in last 7 paras, additional photo) SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- ......

 2020-09-26 02:03 

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S. Korea to demand N. Korea make additional probe into killing...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will demand North Korea carry out another investig......

 2020-09-26 02:00 

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BTS agency wins defamation suits against malicious online troll...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- Big Hit Entertainment, the label-management agency of BTS, has......

 2020-09-26 01:34 

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(URGENT) S. Korea demands N. Korea carry out additional probe into killing of Seoul official, requests joint investigation if necessary: presidential office...
 2020-09-26 01:25 

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New virus cases fall back below 100 as nation vigilant ahead of key holiday...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 100 for th......

 2020-09-26 01:00 

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Seoul shares likely to face choppy trading in coming week...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares are likely to face vola......

 2020-09-26 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports four additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 399: KDCA...
 2020-09-26 00:31 

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(URGENT) S. Korea reports 61 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 23,516: KDCA...
 2020-09-26 00:00 

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3 in 4 Seoul citizens have no travel plans during Chuseok: poll...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- Three in four Seoul citizens don't have any plans to visi......

 2020-09-25 23:58 

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(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Sept. 26)...

Deplorable actFirm response to the North's actions must follow The government gave ......

 2020-09-25 23:58 

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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean news......

 2020-09-25 23:57 

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Hyundai workers vote to accept wage freeze amid pandemic...

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. voted to accept a wage ......

 2020-09-25 22:00 

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American teammates see future major leaguers in current KBO stars...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- As former major leaguers now plying their trad......

 2020-09-25 21:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

When settling for a studio apartment is too expensive...

Back then, the jeonse price for a 26-square-meter (279.9-square-foot) studio accommodation was about 90 million won ($76,900). In his recent visit, that same room was trading at about 130 million won, up almost 45 percent....

 2020-09-25 21:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stores in malls fear change to retail law...

A pending revision to the retail law to help traditional markets is causing panic among merchants at malls....

 2020-09-25 19:26 

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(LEAD) U.S. will support S. Korea's missile defense but decision is up to Seoul: U.S. diplomat...

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional background with regard to...

 2020-09-25 19:00 

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U.S. will support S. Korea's missile defense but decision is up to Seoul: U.S. diplomat...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- The United States will help South Korea......

 2020-09-25 17:59 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to repatriate 117 sets of remains of Chinese troops...

The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were casketed Saturday to be sent back to their homeland the following day, the defense ministry said. In 2014, Seoul pledged to repatriate the remains of fallen Chinese soldiers i...

 2020-09-25 17:01 

Korea Herald

[Eye Plus] Incheon Airport still battling COVID-19...

Will we ever be able to feel the excitement and joy that we had at airports before the COVID-19 outbreak? After eight months of border shutdowns, the Incheon International Airport, one of the largest and busiest airports in Asia, appears to be...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Digital Simplicity] IU, 8K display and next-generation gaming...

Last Saturday, singer IU's newest live performance video was revealed on YouTube. It was a landmark event since the video was formatted in 8K resolution, which easily outperforms 4K display. A small number of those who purchased the prohibitiv...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Weekender] Bringing the theater experience to homes...

People all over the world have been stuck at home for several months now due to COVID-19. More and more concerts and performances have moved online, and some movies have been released on Netflix or other online content platforms exclusively or prior...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Korea Herald

Are webtoons uniquely prone to offend?...

Although webtoons shown on major portal sites have been popular for almost two decades, they have never been subjected to as much criticism as they are getting now. Controversy over webtoon content has been especially heated since August, when popul...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Korea Herald

[Eye Interview] Korean Peninsula laid out on music sheets...

Not much is known about North Korea, let alone its music scene. The few things known about North Korean music concern its propaganda, hailing the ruling Kim dynasty, and state-led acts such as the Moranbong Band and Samjiyeon Orchestra. According t...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Korea Herald

K-beauty meets 18th century Princess Hwahyup...

The National Palace Museum of Korea on Tuesday announced that it will revive cosmetics products used by Princess Hwahyup from the 18th century jointly in conjunction with the Korea National University of Cultural Heritage and local cosmetics maker Co...

 2020-09-25 16:48 

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(2nd LD) N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

(ATTN: UPDATES with reports of reactions from U.S. experts in last 8 paras)By Byun Duk-kun......

 2020-09-25 15:23 

KBS World

Management, Labor of Hyundai Motor Agree to Wage Freeze...

[Economy] : The management and labor union at Hyundai Motor have agreed to a wage freeze, the first in eleven years.The 49-thousand members of the carmaker's labor union voted on this year's temporary wage deal struck with management. Over 89 perc...

 2020-09-25 15:22 

KBS World

Ramyeon Exports Up 37% This Year...

[Economy] : Exports of Korean instant ramyeon have sharply increased this year.According to industry data and the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation, ramyeon exports in the first eight months jumped 36-point-seven percent year-on-year to 405 ...

 2020-09-25 15:04 

KBS World

FM Kang Pushes for Stronger Multilateral Health System...

[Politics] : Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said a multilateral health system must be strengthened to respond to COVID-19.Speaking during a virtual ministerial meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism held Friday on the sidelines of the 75th UN Genera...

 2020-09-25 14:55 

KBS World

US: N. Korea's Apology is a 'Helpful Step'...

[International] : The U.S. State Department has said that North Korea's apology for its fatal shooting of a South Korean government official is a "helpful step." Responding to a written inquiry from Seoul-based Yonhap News, a department spokes...

 2020-09-25 14:52 

KBS World

Fisheries Inspection Boat that Carried Killed Official Returning to Mokpo...

[Domestic] : A fisheries inspection vessel on which the South Korean official shot dead by North Korea earlier this week had worked is on its way back to its home port in Mokpo.The "Mugunghwa 10," which has been in waters near the border island of...

 2020-09-25 14:48 

KBS World

Level 7 Civil Servants Exam Held Nationwide With Quarantine Measures In Place...

[Domestic] : The national exam to recruit Grave Seven civil servants was held at 80 testing sites across the country on Saturday.The exam, which was originally scheduled for August 22, was delayed due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in August. This year, a t...

 2020-09-25 14:47 

KBS World

N. Korean Media Emphasize Border, Coastal Blockade for Quarantine...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korean state media has emphasized that the country is blockading border and coastal areas as COVID-19 quarantine measures, instead of reporting on the fatal shooting of a South Korean government worker perpetrated by North Korean tro...

 2020-09-25 14:44 

KBS World

Seoul to Demand N. Korea Further Investigate Killing...

[Inter-Korea] : South Korea's presidential office said that Seoul will continue to investigate the facts related to the fatal shooting of a South Korean fisheries officials by North Korea as accounts of the incident differ between the two Koreas.Cheon...

 2020-09-25 14:29 

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(LEAD) N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, additional background from 7th para; ADDS photo)By Byun ......

 2020-09-25 14:14 

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N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's apology over its rec......

 2020-09-25 13:11 

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(2nd LD) N. Korea's killing of S. Korean citizen doesn't seem to have been ordered by Kim Jong-un: spy chief...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 7-9) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's state......

 2020-09-25 12:51 

Korea Herald

Japan's new PM says stable Japan-China ties key to region...

New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in talks Friday to work closely together by holding high-level meetings including summits, but did not discuss the possibility of a visit by Xi to Japan. &nbs...

 2020-09-25 12:41 

Korea Herald

N. Korean apology for killing incident a 'helpful step':State Dept....

North Korea's apology over its recent fatal shooting of a South Korean government official is a "helpful step," the U.S. State Department said Friday, while reaffirming its support for South Korea's condemnation and demand for a full expla...

 2020-09-25 12:40 

KBS World

S. Korea Adds 61 New COVID-19 Cases, First Double Digit in 4 Days...

[Domestic] : Daily COVID-19 cases in South Korea have dipped below 100 for the first time in four days. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said Saturday that 61 new cases were reported throughout Friday, raising the accumulated caseloa...

 2020-09-25 12:26 

Korea Herald

BTS agency wins defamation suits against malicious online troll...

Big Hit Entertainment, the label-management agency of BTS, has won multiple defamation suits against an individual who has repeatedly posted malicious comments about the global K-pop group on the internet. According to Big Hit Entertainment, the per...

 2020-09-25 12:13 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to demand N. Korea make additional probe into killing...

South Korea will demand North Korea carry out another investigation into its recent killing of a Seoul fisheries official near the tense sea border, as the North's explanation bore some key discrepancies from Seoul's account, the presidential offi...

 2020-09-25 12:03 

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(LEAD) N.K.'s message indicates hotline between Seoul, Pyongyang spy agencies may remain in operation...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS new info in 3rd para; TRIMS) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap......

 2020-09-25 11:45 

Korea Herald

New virus cases fall back below 100 as nation vigilant ahead of key holiday...

South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 100 for the first time in four days Saturday, as the country is struggling with sporadic cluster infections in the greater Seoul area and persisting untraceable cases ahead of a major holiday. The Korea...

 2020-09-25 11:28 

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(4th LD) New virus cases over 100 for 3rd day, virus fight put to test ahead of holiday...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 19th para) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new c......

 2020-09-25 11:28 

Korea Herald

Hyundai workers vote to accept wage freeze amid pandemic...

Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. voted to accept a wage freeze for the first time in 11 years as the nation's largest carmaker struggles to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Saturday. In a vote held Frid...

 2020-09-25 11:26 

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(5th LD) N.K. leader apologizes to S. Koreans for 'unsavory' shooting case: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 13-14)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- North K......

 2020-09-25 11:23 

Korea Herald

3 in 4 Seoul citizens have no travel plans during Chuseok: poll...

Three in four Seoul citizens don't have any plans to visit their hometowns or travel long distances during the Chuseok holiday due mainly to fears of coronavirus transmission, a poll showed Saturday. In the survey of 849 citizens aged 18 or older, 5...

 2020-09-25 11:02 

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(LEAD) N. Korea's killing of S. Korean citizen doesn't seem to have been ordered by Kim Jong-un: spy chief...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's st......

 2020-09-25 10:20 

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(LEAD) (News Focus) Kim's surprise apology indicates his wish to prevent inter-Korean ties from worsening further...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 6th para)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- A rare a......

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