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 2020-11-24 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Suspended pastor has one regret from time at queer festival — not smiling more...

"A hundred years from now, the church will have changed. And when that time comes, I want you to be sure that you won't be embarrassed of your own decisions. Don't be a sinner in the face of history." When Pastor Lee Dong-hwan began to dou...

 2020-11-24 08:34 

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Household debt keeps climbing despite gov't efforts...

Household debt reached a record 1,682.1 trillion won ($1.51 trillion) in the third quarter despite the government's attempts to cool off the real estate market and borrowing to buy property....

 2020-11-24 08:34 

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Career interruptions due to marriage and childbirth down 11 percent...

According to the latest study by Statistics Korea, the number of women whose careers have been cut short as of April this year amounted to 1.5 million people. When compared to the same period a year ago, that figure was 193,000 less....

 2020-11-24 08:34 

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Naver to spend ₩180 billion supporting stores and artists...

Naver will invest 180 billion won into supporting small and medium-sized enterprises and content creators connected with the portal platform, in the latest push to create a favorable ecosystem for the growing pool of artists and stores....

 2020-11-24 08:34 

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SK Bioscience to start Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials...

SK Bioscience's Covid-19 vaccine candidate NBP2001 has received permission to begin Phase 1 clinical trials. The ministry also gave the green light to Phase 2 clinical trials for Dong Wha Pharm's Covid-19 treatment candidate, DW2008S....

 2020-11-24 08:34 

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Song Joong-ki to host Mnet Asian Music Awards slated for Dec. 6...

Actor Song Joong-ki will host the popular music awards show MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards), slated to take place on Dec. 6, Mnet announced on Tuesday. Song is one of Korea's most popular celebrities globally thanks to his leading role in the hugely...

 2020-11-24 07:38 

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Despite vaccine shot in the arm, credit risk remains in markets...

With hopes for a vaccine giving the stock market a shot in the arm, a top government official offered a reality check, saying that benefits of the good news on the Covid front could take time to affect the real economy....

 2020-11-24 07:37 

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PPP suggests slashing 'Korean New Deal' budget for 3rd round of relief grants...

The main opposition party on Tuesday proposed slashing funding from President Moon Jae-in's Korean New Deal projects to pay for a third round of emergency relief grants as the country faces a resurgence of coronavirus infections — a plan that wa...

 2020-11-24 05:46 

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Choi Na-yeon took a tough path to the top, then she learned to live with herself...

LPGA stalwart Choi Na-yeon took a tumultuous path to the top. Despite language barriers, dodgy motels, parental pressure and serious injury, Choi is still going strong and happier than ever after 13 years on the Tour....

 2020-11-24 02:52 

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Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’ continues winning streak at Denver Film Festival...

Director Lee Isaac Chung's drama "Minari...

 2020-11-24 01:01 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 광화문 광장 탈바꿈 공사 시작...

The Seoul Metropolitan Government's grand project to expand and beautify Gwanghwamun Square commenced Monday, as the Korean capital vowed to increase pedestrian traffic and reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

 2020-11-23 11:57 

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70 percent of workers in Korea are burned out, survey says...

Seven out of 10 Korean office workers suffered burnout over a one-year period, according to a recent report....

 2020-11-23 11:02 

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CSAT survival tools...

Models promote health and winter products for students who are taking the upcoming College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), which is scheduled for Dec. 3, at Lotte Department Store's Daegu branch on Monday....

 2020-11-23 11:02 

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Kospi hits record 2,602.59 as optimism continues after U.S. election result...

The main Kospi index broke the all-time high set in 2018, largely thanks to improved investor sentiment especially from foreign investors....

 2020-11-23 11:02 

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Kim Kwang-soo named as sole candidate to head banking federation...

Kim Kwang-soo, chairman of NH Nonghyup Financial Group, has been nominated as the sole candidate to become the Korea Federation of Bank's 14th chairman....

 2020-11-23 11:02 

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Samsung Heavy wins record $2.5 billion contract...

Samsung Heavy Industries has won a $2.5 billion deal with an undisclosed European shipper to supply vessel blocks and equipment....

 2020-11-23 11:02 

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Exports up 11 percent for first 20 days of November...

Korea's exports rose 11.1 percent on year in the first 20 days of November, customs data showed Monday, raising cautious hopes of an economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-23 11:01 

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Food and electronics popular as retail sales jump 8.4 percent in Oct....

Retail sales in Korea increased 8.4 percent in October from a year earlier on the back of the pandemic and consumption-boosting events, data showed Monday....

 2020-11-23 11:01 

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Boryung's cancer drug line gets GMP certification...

Boryung Pharmaceutical's production line for cancer drugs that are administered by injection in Yesan, South Chungcheong, was approved for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety....

 2020-11-23 11:01 

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Guffaws as officials offer out-of-touch apartment advice...

Recent statements from politicians of the ruling party responsible for the real estate measures have stirred controversy in several online communities for lacking compassion and being out of touch with reality....

 2020-11-23 11:01 

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Helping hole...

A Korea Post employee lifts up a packaged box with two holes to help delivery workers lift boxes on Monday at the institution's headquarters in Jung District, central Seoul....

 2020-11-23 11:01 

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Chaebol revert to remote working as Covid-19 cases rise...

Korean firms are again beefing up their virus prevention measures after the country decided to enforce enhanced social distancing rules in the greater Seoul area over a resurgence of the novel coronavirus, industry insiders said Monday....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

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JW Marriott Seoul offers a taste of Thailand...

Considering many use the winter break to escape the frigid temperatures and relax in a warmer climate, but are restricted this year due to Covid-19, the global chain has decided to bring a little something from Thailand's beach town Khao Lak....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

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Google Korea postpones controversial 30-percent commission fee...

Google Korea will postpone the implementation of a new policy that would force a 30 percent commission fee on all in-app purchases to September 2021, the company announced Monday....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

[TEST DRIVE] Jumping on camping bandwagon? Jump into a Tivoli Air....

SsangYong Motor's partially revamped Tivoli Air, a long-body version of its popular Tivoli compact SUV, might be a tempting option for young drivers who are up for camping and outings, one of the newest leisure trends in Korea amid the pandemic....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

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BOK appoints a deputy governor...

The Bank of Korea (BOK) appointed Bae Joon-suk as deputy governor on Monday....

 2020-11-23 10:04 

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Interested in a weekend getaway? Taeun County might be the spot for you...

When the temperature starts to drop, it's time for food lovers to plan their travels out to the West Sea and replace beachgoers, as male crabs fatten up and many types of seafood are at their prime....

 2020-11-23 10:04 

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Seoul ratchets up restrictions to curb coronavirus...

The Seoul metropolitan government announced Monday it was instituting its own emergency measures to curtail an alarming spread of Covid-19 in recent weeks, including cutting back on late-night public transportation....

 2020-11-23 10:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Dollar deposits jump as punters bet on currency's rebound...

As the dollar drops rapidly on aggressive economic support measures in the United States, speculators are buying up the U.S. currency on hopes of a rebound....

 2020-11-23 10:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Floral furor...

People walk past flower arrangements set up to protest Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae at the Gwacheon Government Complex in Gyeonggi on Monday....

 2020-11-23 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Two women emerge as frontrunners in Seoul mayor race...

Seoul residents may get the chance to elect a woman to the mayor's office for the first time, as two women have emerged as frontrunners in the April by-election to fill the vacancy created by Park Won-soon's suicide....

 2020-11-23 09:09 

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Former four-term DP lawmaker appointed as ambassador to Japan...

Kang Chang-il, a seasoned politician from the ruling party and the honorary chairman of the Korea-Japan Parliamentarians'; Union, was named the new ambassador to Japan, the Blue House announced Monday....

 2020-11-23 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

KDB warns those who question its Korean Air investment...

Korea Development Bank (KDB) insists that it is not investing in Hanjin KAL to support the interests of Chairman Cho Won-tae, and added that it will take action against those who suggest otherwise....

 2020-11-23 09:09 

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Inter-Korean ties must move on, says minister...

South Korea's top inter-Korean official Monday called for communications to be restored between the two Koreas, saying Seoul must move on from the North's demolition of its liaison office in Kaesong in June....

 2020-11-23 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Latest airline offerings include in-flight meals at home and sunset from the sky...

Airlines continue to roll out unusual services as part of their efforts to overcome the impacts of Covid-19....

 2020-11-23 08:14 

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Girl group IZ*ONE to drop fourth EP...

Girl group IZ*ONE will release its fourth EP...

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Straying online...

Boy band Stray Kids held its first-ever online concert on Sunday afternoon via Naver V Live, titled...

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Singer Baek Ye-rin to release first music in a year on Dec. 10...

Singer Baek Ye-rin will release her first new music in a year next month, dropping her second full-length album...

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

After almost three years, film 'Best Friend' is finally set to hit the big screen...

"The premiere of the film wasn't up for the actors to decide, so we could only wait and rely on the decision of the production staff. The film is [as important to me as] my own flesh, so I just waited, hoping for [its release]." Actor Jung Woo...

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon and other G-20 leaders pledge cooperation on pandemic, climate change...

President Moon Jae-in and other leaders of the Group of 20 (G-20) major economies wrapped up the two-day G-20 summit Sunday and adopted a joint declaration which committed to "affordable and equitable access" to Covid-19 vaccines....

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

After a decade, memorial planned for Yeonpyeong...

South Korea will memorialize a site on Yeonpyeong Island shelled by North Korean forces in an unprovoked attack a decade ago, according to Seoul's military....

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Exo's D.O., BTOB's Yook Sung-jae feature in campaign on military service...

The Military Manpower Administration (MMA) began an online campaign last week to heighten awareness about mandatory military duties among Koreans, with famed K-pop stars D.O. of boy band Exo and Yook Sung-jae of boy band BTOB kicking off the ......

 2020-11-23 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

People with disabilities left behind by Korea's Covid response...

Motherhood has never been easy for Kim Jin-hui, whose eight-year-old son has autism. But since the arrival of the coronavirus in Korea, the stay-at-home mom describes her life as a living hell....

 2020-11-23 07:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ulsan jump to top of Group F while Jeonbuk struggle to find a win...

After finishing as runner-up in both the 2020 K League 1 season standings and the FA Cup, Ulsan Hyundai FC may finally have the edge over old rivals Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC at the AFC Champions League....

 2020-11-23 07:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS proves popular bagging favorite group, social artist awards at AMAs...

K-pop boy band BTS took home the Pop/Rock Favorite Duo or Group award and the Favorite Social Artist award at the 2020 American Music Awards (AMAs) on Monday, heightening anticipation that the septet could bag a Grammy nomination during a ......

 2020-11-23 07:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor partners with Ineos to develop hydrogen business...

Hyundai Motor on Monday said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with London-based chemical company Ineos as it continues to seek out new partnerships to expand its hydrogen mobility business....

 2020-11-23 05:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Combing authentic traditional dances with modern aesthetics...

Over recent decades, attempts have been made to shed light on Korean traditional dances which have been pushed away from the view of the public eye. In efforts to appeal to audiences that have never seen a traditional Korean dance show before......

 2020-11-23 05:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeongdong Theater revamps programs to target local audiences...

Tour buses picking up and dropping off foreign tourists have long been a common sight at Jeongdong-gil in front of Jeongdong Theater, the representative venue that stages traditional performing arts....

 2020-11-23 03:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Sei-young picks up second win of the season at Pelican Championship...

By shooting a round of even par on the final round, world No. 2 Kim Sei-young picked up her second win of the season at the inaugural Pelican Women's Championship, finishing three shots ahead of Ally McDonald of the United States....

 2020-11-23 01:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blackpink's 'Ddu-du Ddu-du' reaches 1.4 billion YouTube views...

Girl group Blackpink's...

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