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 2020-11-11 10:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Poof! 83 percent of Optimus assets vanished, FSS says...

Some 83 percent of Optimus Asset Management fund assets are unrecoverable, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) announced Wednesday, after it finished an investigation into investments made by the bust private equity fund...

 2020-11-11 10:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kang scores meetings with Biden allies in Washington...

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Tuesday she met with figures known to be close to U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden in Washington and emphasized that the North Korea denuclearization negotiations should be an issue prioritized....

 2020-11-11 10:17 

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100-won coin set for change as Japanese connection irks...

The 100-won coin is being redesigned, as the painter of the image on the obverse had ties to imperial Japan....

 2020-11-11 09:22 

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Kakao Bank takes first step toward going public...

Kakao Bank, Korea's largest internet-only bank, has taken the first steps toward going public by sending off a letter of request....

 2020-11-11 09:21 

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Bloomberg names Blackpink 'biggest band in the world'...

Girl group Blackpink was chosen as...

 2020-11-11 09:21 

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Ceremony in Busan marks first International Memorial Day for UN Veterans...

South Korea honored the United Nations (UN) troops that fought on its behalf in the 1950-53 Korean War during a ceremony in Busan commemorating the first official International Memorial Day for UN Veterans on Wednesday....

 2020-11-11 09:21 

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Socar contacts brokerage firms ahead of planned IPO...

Car-sharing service operator Socar has started preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), the company announced Tuesday....

 2020-11-11 09:21 

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2020 growth outlook stable at minus 1.1%, but 2021 cut...

The Korea Development Institute (KDI) on Wednesday lowered next year's growth projection citing the resurgence of coronavirus pandemic in major countries including Europe. The KDI forecast the economy to expand 3.1 percent in 2021....

 2020-11-11 09:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ticket sales for performing arts up after launch of discount coupons...

Ticket sales in the performing arts industry increased by 26 percent last week compared to the weekly average for the previous month — the highest increase in three weeks — since the launch of performing arts discount coupons last month...

 2020-11-11 09:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Life is Beautiful' follows couple's search for an old love...

Thinking about your first love can bring up feelings of nostalgia, with memories of hearts fluttering and innocent feelings. In upcoming musical film "Life is Beautiful," when Se-yeon finds out that her days are numbered, she demands her husband.....

 2020-11-11 09:21 

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Korea Creative Content Agency to host 'On: Hallyu Festival' from Nov. 16 to 23...

The Korea Creative Content Agency will host the...

 2020-11-11 09:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lime scandal yields underwhelming penalties for brokerages...

Punishments for brokerages that pushed a Ponzi scheme on unsuspecting investors are to be relatively light, with the FSS targeting mainly retired executives and ordering selective and limited closings and unspecified fines in the Lime scandal....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Judge overseeing Yoon Mee-hyang case is found dead...

A senior judge overseeing the criminal case against Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, the former head of the Korean Council accused of embezzling public donations meant for wartime sexual slavery victims, died suddenly on Tuesday just ahead of the first trial....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

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Cheonan nightclub penalized for violating local virus restrictions...

A nightclub in Cheonan will be slapped with a penalty for disobeying health guidelines by allowing customers to dance, making it one of the first establishments to face punitive measures in the country's new social distancing system....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Poll crowns prosecutor general top presidential candidate...

Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl was on top of the latest poll asking who should be the next president....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Job losses hit a six-month high on social distancing...

In October, the number employed dropped 421,000 on year. That is the biggest drop since April, when 476,000 positions vanished on year. The job market has been contracting year-on-year for eight months. This hasn't happened since 2009....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

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Big Hit Entertainment reveals tracklist of BTS's upcoming album...
 2020-11-11 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Emart goes into the black in third quarter except online...

Emart reported improved earnings in the third quarter, with operating profit jumping 30 percent on year. But its online operation remained in the red....

 2020-11-11 08:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

The future of film festivals lies in discovery, support and promotion...

The end of the 25th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) marked the end of film festivals in Korea for 2020. This year was particularly challenging due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers across the country can now breathe a sigh of......

 2020-11-11 07:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Twins' veteran second baseman Jeong Keun-woo retires...

LG Twins' second baseman Jeong Keun-woo retired on Wednesday, hanging up his bat after 16 years as one of the top bats in the KBO....

 2020-11-11 07:27 

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Lawmaker apologizes after telling minister to 'beg' for budget item...

Rep. Park Beom-kye of the ruling party on Wednesday issued an apology for humiliating the minister of National Court Administration by forcing him to beg for the budget....

 2020-11-11 07:27 

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Chinese clubs refuse to release Kim Min-jae, Park Ji-su...

The KFA announced Beijing Guoan defender Kim Min-jae and Guangzhou Evergrande defender Park Ji-su will not make the trip to Austria for matches against Mexico and Qatar....

 2020-11-11 07:27 

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Bears show power of experience with 2-0 lead over Wiz...

By picking up a 4-1 victory in Game 2 of the second round of the KBO postseason, the Doosan Bears are now 2-0 up against the KT Wiz. The Bears need only one more win while the Wiz need three to advance to the Korean Series....

 2020-11-11 05:35 

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Press event for upcoming musical film “Life is Beautiful”...

Actors Ryu Seung-ryong and Yum Jung-ah are singing their ways back onto the big screen in their latest film "Life is Beautiful." The musical, set to premiere in December, tells the story of a husband, Jin-bong who is played by......

 2020-11-11 05:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

A wife asks her husband to find her first love in “Life is Beautiful.”...

Actors Ryu Seung-ryong and Yum Jung-ah are singing their ways back onto the big screen in their latest film "Life is Beautiful." The musical, set to premiere in December, tells the story of a husband, Jin-bong who is played by Ryu......

 2020-11-11 01:47 

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Exo's Kai to release first solo album...

Kai of boy band Exo will make his solo debut on Nov. 30, SM Entertainment said Wednesday....

 2020-11-11 00:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 한국은 더 다양해지고 있다, 적어도 한 가지 면에서는...

Korea is becoming more diverse, the numbers seem to indicate. According to Statistics Korea on Thursday, last year the number of multiethnic couples marrying in 2019 was 24,721, 4 percent more than in 2018....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Choo's accusation against Yoon backfires...

Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's accusation that Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl misused a special activities budget backfired Tuesday after lawmakers revealed that a chunk of the money was moved around by Choo's own ministry....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Doesn’t always glitter...

Gold bars on display at the Korea Gold Exchange's office in Jongno, central Seoul, on Tuesday. Gold prices have been falling as the demand for safe assets declines due to news of the coronavirus vaccine....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

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‘Tis the season...

Pepero and bouquets of flowers are on sale at a store in Jung District, central Seoul, on Tuesday. Nov. 11 is known as Pepero Day in Korea, where loved one and friends express their feelings by sharing the chocolate snacks....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

GS Retail and GS Home Shopping to merge...

GS Retail, operator of GS25 convenience stores, is merging with GS Home Shopping to strengthen its online and offline businesses....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

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Facing the music...

The FSS is currently reviewing KB Securities, Shinhan Investment and Daishin Securities regarding penalties related to sales of the troubled funds....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Fashion and food collide for this season's must-have collabs...

Wearing your favorite sports team's uniform or a T-shirt with a logo of a band you love is a way to express individuality and personal interests. To appeal to foodies, fashion and food brands have been collaborating and releasing limited...

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Services collapse except in Seoul property and finance...

Services contracted in the third quarter, with some bright spots in certain businesses and in some areas....

 2020-11-10 10:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea could obtain Pfizer's vaccine by first half of 2021, KDCA official says...

Korea is aiming to obtain Pfizer's new coronavirus vaccine within the first half of 2021, Seoul's health authorities announced Tuesday, after the U.S. pharmaceutical company revealed highly promising early clinical trial results....

 2020-11-10 10:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Property quagmire leads to rental mania and combo deals...

As real estate regulations have made it increasingly difficult for people to live in apartments by paying jeonse long-term deposits, monthly rent in Seoul is on the rise....

 2020-11-10 10:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

The vaccine effect...

An electronic board at KB Kookmin Bank in Yeouido, western Seoul, shows the Kospi closing at 2,452.83 on Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 09:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Netflix had a record month in Korea, WiseApp predicts...

Pandemic binge watching paid off for some companies, with Netflix having a record month in Korea in October, according to estimates by WiseApp Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 09:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Will avatars be K-pop's newest superstars?...

While today's world seems far from being dominated by artificial intelligence (AI), in pop culture, a new chapter is signaling a sphere in which humans and those who exist solely in the digital realm appear hand in hand. SM Entertainment's newest ...

 2020-11-10 09:55 

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Blackpink’s...

A documentary that sheds light on singer BoA's 20-year singing career dubbed...

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Silent tribute...

The Black Eagles Aerobatic Team of the Korean Air Force spells out Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to advertise a ceremony Wednesday in which one minute of silence will be observed at the UN Memorial Cemetery in Busan to commemorate troops....

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

CJ CheilJedang's net profit rises tenfold in third quarter...

CJ CheilJedang reported more than a thousand percent jump in consolidated on-year net profit in the third quarter on improved business....

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Year-end sales at stores begin this month...

While the Korean Sale Festa has yet to end, retailers say they will kick off year-end sales this month, hoping to keep the retail excitement going....

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Operator of massive porn ring won't be jailed during second trial...

A Seoul court on Monday turned down an arrest warrant for Son Jong-woo, who was previously convicted of running the biggest child pornography website on the internet....

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Documentary celebrating veteran singer BoA set for release on Nov. 12...

A documentary that sheds light on singer BoA's 20-year singing career dubbed...

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

New submarine...

Korea's new domestically produced 3,000-ton Jangbogo-III submarine, Ahn Mu, featuring advanced combat and sonar systems, is revealed in a Navy launching ceremony Tuesday at the Okpo Shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in Geoje....

 2020-11-10 09:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kang, Pompeo reaffirm commitment to peace on Korean Peninsula...

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring peace on the Korean Peninsula, meeting face to face for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic on Monday....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shared transport booms, older riders opting for scooters...

The mobility business has gone from 0 to 60 in no time flat, growing exponentially over the past four years, according to a recent report....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai to produce new Tucson in U.S. plant next year...

Hyundai Motor said Tuesday it will produce the all-new Tucson sport utility vehicle (SUV) in its U.S. plant to meet local demand for SUV models....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

CJ CGV and OTT platform Watcha sign agreement on mutual cooperation...

Korea's No. 1 multiplex chain CJ CGV and local over-the-top (OTT) platform Watcha have joined hands on Monday to enhance customers' film experience, Watcha announced on Tuesday....

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