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 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Tokyo Olympics could take place without vaccine: IOC chief...

Olympic boss Thomas Bach said Thursday that the Tokyo Games could take place next year even without a coronavirus vaccine, pointing to the success of the Tour de France. Striking an optimistic note at a meeting with Tokyo 2020 organisers, he vowed to make...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

'Moon's proposal for end-of-war declaration untimely, unrealistic'...

President Moon Jae-in's speech early Wednesday morning at the 75th United Nations General Assembly contained some proposals on engaging North Korea. Political watchers, however, generally view the proposals, including declaring an end to the 1950-53 K...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

SuperM delivers TV debut of new song on 'Ellen' show...

K-pop boy band SuperM presented its television debut performance of its new single "One (Monster Infinity)" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in the United States on Wednesday (U.S. time). The seven-member project group under SM Entertainment ...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Potential Saudi recognition of Israel is $64,000 question...

Will the Saudis formalize relations with Israel or will they not? That is the $64,000 question. The odds are that Saudi Arabia is not about to formalize relations with Israel. But the kingdom, its image tarnished by multiple missteps, is seeking to ensure...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Hyundai Motor's decision...

Union leaders and management at Korea's largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor, agreed Monday to freeze wages for this year. Members of the union have yet to vote to agree to this, the third wage freeze following ones during the 1998 Asian currency and the 2...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Uzbekistan unveils initiative on creation of regional transport hub...

On Sept. 23, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev participated in the high-level meet-ings and the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly and put forward a num-ber of important initiatives. One of t...

 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Standard Chartered CEO meets FSC chairman...
 2020-09-24 12:13 

Korea Times

Dongwon offers canned tuna, ham for Chuseok gift set...

Dongwon Food & Beverage (Dongwon F&B), led by CEO Kim Jae-ok, offers 200 types of gift sets for the Chuseok holiday next week. The gift sets include the company's best-selling canned tuna Dongwon Chamchi and canned meat product Richam, which contains ...

 2020-09-24 12:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

Conservatives Plan Drive-in Protest...

Conservative groups have come up with a cunning plan to bypass a government ban on protests by announcing a drive-in rally in downtown Seoul on National Foundation Day.The government last month made hay by blaming a big downtown rally against it for a sur...

 2020-09-24 12:07 

Korea Herald

Court rejects arrest warrants for Seoul church officials over allegedly disrupting antivirus activities...

A court has rejected arrest warrants for a priest and a church elder over their alleged obstruction of the government's efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Seoul Central District Court declined to issue them late Thursday nig...

 2020-09-24 12:06 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lotte Hotel Opens 3rd U.S. Hotel in Seattle...

Lotte Hotel opened an establishment in the U.S. city of Seattle on Thursday.The new hotel is Lotte's third in U.S. territory after those in New York and Guam.Lotte Hotel Seattle has 189 guest rooms on the first to the 16th floors of a 44-story buildin...

 2020-09-24 12:01 

Korea Herald

[Monitor] No. of marriages plunges during pandemic...

As the COVID-19 pandemic prolongs, the number of marriages that took place during the first seven months of this year fell to 17,080, according to Statistics Korea. The number of births in July alone was the lowest on record, while the number of dea...

 2020-09-24 12:00 

The Chosun Ilbo

Gov't Kept Mum About N.Korean Slaughter of S.Korean...

North Korea shot dead an unarmed South Korean official who was drifting at sea on Tuesday and incinerated his body in an act of deranged brutality that has shocked South Korea. The Defense Ministry here on Thursday belatedly condemned the violence and dem...

 2020-09-24 11:59 

KBS World

Gov't Believes N. Korea's Naval Command was Briefed on S. Korean's Killing...

[Politics] : The Defense Ministry reportedly believes that North Korea's naval command, at very the least, was briefed on the killing of a South Korean official in western waters earlier this week.Lawmakers of the National Assembly's National Defe...

 2020-09-24 11:57 

Korea Herald

Imported commercial car sales up 2.3% in August...

Sales of imported commercial vehicles in South Korea rose 2.3 percent last month from a year earlier on robust sales of Mercedes-Benz trucks, an industry association said Friday. The number of newly registered imported commercial vehicles rose to 3...

 2020-09-24 11:52 

Korea Herald

Earnest friendship, biz partnership behind BTS' successful teamwork: interview...

Global K-pop act BTS has said the team's great internal chemistry was driven by genuine friendship among members and the singers being fully aware they are committed to each other businesswise. "We're all very good friends. We always talk and...

 2020-09-24 11:50 

Korea Herald

Moon vows firm response to threats to S. Koreans' lives, safety...

President Moon Jae-in assured the South Korean people Friday that his government will deal resolutely with any act that threatens their lives and safety. He was addressing the 72nd Armed Forces Day ceremony held at the headquarters of the Special Wa...

 2020-09-24 11:41 

Yonhap News

Kiwoom's Kim Ha-seong joins 20-20 club, sets KBO steals record...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Kiwoom Heroes' infielder Kim Ha-seong......

 2020-09-24 11:26 

KBS World

S. Korea Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases...

[Domestic] : South Korea marked the third day of triple-digit increases in new coronavirus cases. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) said 114 cases were confirmed in the 24 hours to 12 a.m. Friday, raising the accumulated total to 23-th...

 2020-09-24 11:20 

Korea Herald

[Contribution] Could North Korea hack into US elections?...

Varying assessments over the years have fuelled an ongoing debate on the capabilities and strategic impact of North Korea's cyber operations. On the one hand, sceptics argue that there are serious limitations to North Korea's use of cyber...

 2020-09-24 11:19 

Yonhap News

(5th LD) N. Korea shoots S. Korean official to death at sea, burns his body: defense ministry...

(ATTN: ADDS remarks by defense minister in paras 19-20)By Oh Seok-min and Choi Soo-hyang ......

 2020-09-24 11:15 

KBS World

Russia to Grant Visa Exemption for S. Koreans from Sunday...

[Politics] : Russia will once again grant visa exemptions for South Korea from Sunday.The South Korean Embassy in Russia said Thursday that it was notified of the decision by the Russian government.The move comes after Russia recently lifted its entry ban...

 2020-09-24 11:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

KOSPI Takes Heavy Tumble...

The Korea composite stock price index plummeted on Thursday on overnight declines on Wall Street and a weak won. The KOSPI tumbled 2.59 percent or 60.54 points to close at 2,272.70 points, closing below 2,300 points for the first time since Aug. 20.The ju...

 2020-09-24 10:58 

KBS World

New COVID-19 Infections Rise by Triple Digits for 3rd Day in a Row...

[Domestic] : South Korea marked the third day of triple-digit increases in new coronavirus cases. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) said 114 cases were confirmed in the 24 hours to 12 a.m. Friday, raising the accumulated total to 23-th...

 2020-09-24 10:54 

Korea Herald

New virus cases over 100 for 3rd day, virus fight put to test...

South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 100 for the third straight day Friday due to continued rises in sporadic cluster infections, putting the country's virus fight to the test ahead of a major holiday. The country added 114 more COVID-...

 2020-09-24 10:52 

Korea Herald

Coronavirus sends S. Korea's consumer spending indoors plunging: expert...

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a plunge in South Korean consumers' spending at department stores, cinemas and other large indoor facilities, an expert said Friday. In contrast, consumer spending at outdoor and small facilities, including n...

 2020-09-24 10:50 

KBS World

N. Korea Human Rights Group Condemns S. Korean's Killing by N. Korea...

[Politics] : A non-governmental organization in the U.S. has condemned North Korea for the recent killing of a South Korean official in the North's waters.The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea issued a statement on Thursday, saying there is no...

 2020-09-24 10:46 

Korea Herald

Tottenham's Son Heung-min stays hot in Europa League qualifier...

When you're hot, you're hot. Son Heung-min scored a goal and set up two others, helping Tottenham Hotspur past Shkendija 3-1 in North Macedonia on Thursday (local time) in the third-round qualifying match at the UEFA Europa League. Fresh off a car...

 2020-09-24 10:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Robofork...

KT and Hyundai Construction Equipment executives watch the demonstration of a 5G-connected, unmanned forklift at Hyundai's factory in Gunsan, North Jeolla, on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 10:40 

Korea Herald

US joins Seoul in condemning N. Korea for killing S. Korean official: State Dept....

WASHINGTON -- The US on Thursday expressed its support for South Korea in condemning North Korea for the killing of a South Korean government official and demanding an explanation from the communist state. "We fully support our ROK ally's conde...

 2020-09-24 10:38 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks open higher on US tech rebound...

South Korean shares opened higher Friday, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street helped by a US tech rebound. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 12.68 points, or 0.56 percent, to 2,285.38 in the first 15 minutes of...

 2020-09-24 10:34 

KBS World

Entertainment Facilities in Non-Capital Areas to be Banned for One Week...

[Domestic] : The government will ban the operation of entertainment facilities in regions outside the greater Seoul area at least for a week during the Chuseok holiday to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun unveiled the move on Fr...

 2020-09-24 10:27 

Yonhap News

Slain S. Korean official left no indication of attempt to defect to North...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean fisheries official who was shot dead by North K......

 2020-09-24 10:24 

KBS World

N. Korea Mum on Death of S. Korean Official, Stresses Quarantine...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea remains silent on the killing of a South Korean official in western waters earlier this week. As of Friday morning, there has been no comment at all on the incident by the North's state media Korean Central News Agency, the...

 2020-09-24 10:02 

The Chosun Ilbo

All-Rounder Boom Enjoys Career Revival...

TV personality Boom's reactions are so spontaneous and unpredictable that one often wonders what he says makes any sense at all. But his boundless enthusiasm and energy are irresistible to his many fans, and he is certainly good at adding fun to the p...

 2020-09-24 10:01 

Korea Herald

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and Packages...

'Thanks Mom' package at Novotel Ambassador Seoul Doksan Novotel Ambassador Seoul Doksan prepares a special staycation package for the upcoming Chuseok holidays for children to give their mothers a relaxing night at the hotel. The packag...

 2020-09-24 09:55 

KBS World

Son Heung-min Shines in UEFA Europa League Qualifier...

[Sports] : South Korean forward Son Heung-min of the Premier League continued to shine and helped his team secure a 3-1 win in a UEFA Europa League qualifier.In the third-round qualifier against Shkendija on Thursday in North Macedonia, Son set up the ope...

 2020-09-24 09:54 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lockdown Inspires Fad for Comfortable Fashions...

Miniskirts and other uncomfortable clothes have gone out of fashion amid the coronavirus epidemic, to be replaced with easy-to wear clothes.One 24-year-old office worker said, "I tend to buy comfortable clothes these days instead of tight H-line skirt...

 2020-09-24 09:50 

The Chosun Ilbo

Diva (2020)...

Genres: Mystery and Thriller Running Time: 84 min. Directed by: Choi Seul-ye Starring: Shin Min-a, Lee Yoo-young Synopsis: A world famous diver becomes obsessed with keeping her position and recovering her memory after a car accident and is eventually ove...

 2020-09-24 09:49 

The Chosun Ilbo

The Swordsman (2020)...

Genres: ActionRunning Time: 100 min. Directed by: Choi Jae-hun Starring: Jang Hyuk, Kim Hyeon-soo Synopsis: Three different swordsmen meet each other for their own reasons....

 2020-09-24 09:48 

The Chosun Ilbo

The Outpost (2020)...

Genres: Action, Drama and History Running Time: 123 min. Directed by: Rod Lurie Starring: Scott Eastwood, Orland Bloom Synopsis: A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan....

 2020-09-24 09:47 

The Chosun Ilbo

Diva (2020)...
 2020-09-24 09:47 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Rival parties denounce North's fatal shooting of S. Korean official...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout; CHANGES headline) SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- Rival politica......

 2020-09-24 09:46 

The Chosun Ilbo

The Swordsman (2020)...
 2020-09-24 09:45 

The Chosun Ilbo

The Outpost (2020)...
 2020-09-24 09:43 

KBS World

Images of SLBM in N. Korea's Sinpo Shipyard Captured by US Intelligence...

[Politics] : U.S. intelligence authorities have reportedly captured images of a submarine-launched ballistic missile(SLBM) at the Sinpo shipyard in North Korea.KBS has learned that the U.S. secured the satellite images of the SLBM and submersible launcher...

 2020-09-24 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Court upholds prison terms for Jung Joon-young, Choi Jong-hoon for rape...

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced singers Jung Joon-young to five years in prison and Choi Jong-hoon to two years and six months in prison for raping unconscious women. Jung and Choi lost their appeals of the verdict handed......

 2020-09-24 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Some Chuseok social distancing restrictions could be 'tougher' than Level 2: official...

Health authorities said Thursday that the so-called Special Prevention Period set to kick off next week in time for the Chuseok holidays might include...

 2020-09-24 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

MMCA previews art exhibition for canine connoisseurs...

The online preview of a rare exhibition for dogs and their human companions will be uploaded on the YouTube channel of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) at 4 p.m. on Friday. The show,...

 2020-09-24 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Big business recoils at new legal legislation...

The government is facing mounting criticism over legislation containing new rules for companies, with business leaders squawking about how they will hurt local firms....

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