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 2020-09-27 09:15 

The Chosun Ilbo

WHO: COVID Global Death Tally Could Reach 2 Million...

A World Health Organization official has warned that the global COVID-19 death toll will likely reach as high as 2 million without an effective vaccine. Dr. Mike Ryan, WHO's emergencies head, said that number could spiral even higher if countries do n...

 2020-09-27 09:14 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) Daily new virus cases stay below 100, but gov't on high alert ahead of key holiday...

(ATTN: ADDS official's remarks in paras 11-13)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yon......

 2020-09-27 09:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

Trump Nominates Barrett for Supreme Court Post...

U.S. President Donald Trump on SaturdaynominatedAmy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, giving him an opportunity to make the court more conservative ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential el...

 2020-09-27 09:09 

The Chosun Ilbo

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban...

Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day, arguing the move would infringe on First Amendment ri...

 2020-09-27 09:07 

The Chosun Ilbo

To restore shrunken knitwear...

To restore shrunken knitwear, soak it in lukewarm water with hair conditioner for some 10 minutes and stretch it back into shape....

 2020-09-27 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Home for the holidays...

Passengers prepare to board a domestic flight at Gimpo Airport in Gangseo District, western Seoul, on Sunday. Ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Oct. 1 this year, the number of people travelling domestically during the five-day holiday......

 2020-09-27 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

[ZOOM KOREA] Ceramic artist finds inspiration for his moon jars in the beauty of a pine tree...

Traditional rounded white porcelain, reminiscent of a full moon, is one of the representative cultural heritages of Korea. Often dubbed as a moon jar, the plump porcelain first appeared during the late Joseon Dynasty......

 2020-09-27 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Going home...

South Korean honor guards hand over caskets to Chinese guards at a ceremony at Incheon International Airport on Sunday. The caskets contain 117 sets of remains of Chinese soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War....

 2020-09-27 08:45 

Yonhap News

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

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Cheong W......

 2020-09-27 08:26 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Cheong Wa Dae called on North Korea to conduct a joint investi......

 2020-09-27 08:18 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Cheong Wa Dae calls on N. Korea to reopen military communication line with S. Korea...
 2020-09-27 08:16 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Cheong Wa Dae calls for two Koreas to conduct joint probe into killing of South Korean fisheries official...
 2020-09-27 08:14 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Moon convenes emergency security-related ministers' meeting on N. Korea: Cheong Wa Dae...
 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tigers pitcher's son recovering from accident...

Kia Tigers' pitcher Aaron Brooks took to social media to thank his fans and fellow players in the KBO for their support for his son, who is recovering from injuries sustained in a recent auto accident....

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Reimagining of Gwanghwamun Square continues...

Construction on Gwanghwamun Square will commence next month as the Seoul city government tries to turn it into something more like a park and less like a traffic island. "The roads on the east side of the square will be changed in a stage-by......

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Cash is truly king in time of coronavirus...

The Covid-19 pandemic triggered a craze for contactless payments — one way of avoiding infection....

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

New BTS single 'Dynamite' reaches 400 million YouTube views...
 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Like grandfather, like father, like son...

A photographer family of three generations has continued to record the same spots in Seoul as the cityscape changes over time. Late documentary photographer Lim In-sik, his son Chung-eui and grandson Jun-young are the photographers in question....

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

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

The Kiwoom Heroes' infielder Kim Ha-seong stole his 20th base of the year on Thursday Sept. 24, for his second season with at least 20 home runs and 20 steals....

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

FC Seoul's interim head coach resigns...

FC Seoul's interim head coach Kim Ho-young resigned Thursday after overseeing the K League 1 club for just nine matches. FC Seoul said they'll try to find Kim's replacement as soon as possible....

 2020-09-27 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor unveils two electric models at Beijing car show...

Hyundai Motor, Korea's biggest carmaker, on Sunday unveiled two electric models at the Beijing motor show to make inroads into the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market....

 2020-09-27 07:46 

Yonhap News

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

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 6-8) SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye......

 2020-09-27 07:35 

Yonhap News

Main bourse to offer English filing services starting Monday...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's main bourse Korea Exchange (KRX) said Sunda......

 2020-09-27 07:19 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun renewed warnings Sunday against ......

 2020-09-27 07:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Heroes from afar] South Africa's 'Flying Cheetahs' took to the air during Korean War...

Lt. Piet Visser had a bird's-eye view of Korea in 1952, arriving from South Africa to a land he remembers as populated mainly by rice paddies and thatched-roof houses. "I never did any fighting on the ground, I was always in the air on the Mustang...

 2020-09-27 06:52 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) U.S. trade panel supports LG Chem in battery case with SK Innovation...

(ATTN: ADDS SK Innovation's response in paras 6-9) SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- The......

 2020-09-27 06:33 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Coast Guard, Navy continue search for deceased fisheries official despite N.K. warning...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 9-10) INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Ko......

 2020-09-27 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Ana Palacio] The EU merry-go-round...

In her first State of the European Union address, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen offered a wide-ranging view of the current moment. She touted Europe's recent achievements and identified its goals for the coming years. She d...

 2020-09-27 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Jan-Werner Mueller] Democrats must finally play hardball...

Around the world, right-wing populists are hollowing out democracy and the rule of law. But unlike many 20th century dictators, today's aspiring authoritarians have tried to preserve the facade of the institutions they are destroying, which cre...

 2020-09-27 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Improper response...

The response of President Moon Jae-in's government to the killing of a South Korean civil servant by North Korean troops near the tense sea border last week has amplified criticism of its blind preoccupation with inter-Korean reconciliation. T...

 2020-09-27 06:23 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Daily new virus cases stay below 100, but gov't on high alert ahead of key holiday...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline and lead, first 2 photos; ADDS details in paras 9-10, last para)By......

 2020-09-27 06:01 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Kia Motors Corp. said Sunday three assembly line workers at on......

 2020-09-27 06:01 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- The Seoul city government said Sunday it will redesign Gwanghw......

 2020-09-27 05:31 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug has embarked on a t......

 2020-09-27 05:20 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voiced supp......

 2020-09-27 05:06 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- The leader of the ruling Democratic Party on Sunday urged Nort......

 2020-09-27 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

Sept. 28 1920 -- Ryu Gwan-sun (1902-20) dies in Seodaemun prison in Seoul where the youn......

 2020-09-27 04:31 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's deputy national security adviser made an un......

 2020-09-27 03:00 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is on track for its first lunar mission, with its ......

 2020-09-27 02:46 

Yonhap News

Top nuclear envoy heads to U.S. for talks amid tensions over N.K. killing of S. Korean citizen...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's chief nuclear envoy, Lee Do-hoon, left for ......

 2020-09-27 02:31 

Yonhap News

Hyundai unveils EV models at Beijing motor show...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's biggest carmaker, on Sun......

 2020-09-27 02:26 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) N.K. warns S. Korea against violating western sea border to search for official's body...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 5-7)By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- North K......

 2020-09-27 02:25 

Yonhap News

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

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Coast Guard and Navy continu......

 2020-09-27 02:16 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) New virus cases stay below 100, but rise spurs concern ahead of Chuseok holiday...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details, CHANGES headline)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, Sept. 2......

 2020-09-27 01:37 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Traffic accidents and casualties are the highest on the eve of......

 2020-09-27 01:00 

Yonhap News

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

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and China held a ceremony Sunday to repatriate 117......

 2020-09-27 00:51 

Yonhap News

New virus cases stay below 100 amid vigilance ahead of key holiday...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 100 for ......

 2020-09-27 00:34 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 82 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 21,248: KDCA...
 2020-09-27 00:32 

Yonhap News

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

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 95 more cases of new coronavirus: KDCA...

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