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 2020-11-10 08:59 

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Stocks rise on hopes that Pfizer vaccine will end the pandemic...

Korean travel-related stocks rallied Tuesday on growing hopes that the Covid-19 pandemic could be brought under control after Pfizer reported promising results for its new coronavirus vaccine....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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CGV, Lotte Cinema to screen Ron Howard's 'Hillbilly Elegy' ahead of Netflix release...

Two major local multiplex chains CGV and Lotte Cinema will screen filmmaker Ron Howard's film...

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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FTC to rule on Woowa Brothers acquisition in December...

Korea's antitrust regulator plans to decide next month whether to approve a $4 billion deal by Germany's Delivery Hero to acquire Korea's top food delivery app operator, Woowa Brothers, officials said Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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Demand for processed meat on the rise in Korea...

Korea's market for processed meat products, such as sausages, has been growing steadily in recent years amid rising demand from single-member households, data showed Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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Burying the past...

To commemorate the centennial of the foundation of the Korea Sports & Olympic Committee (KSOC), sports dignitaries, including KSOC President Lee Kee-heung, center, bury a time capsule at Jicheon National Training Center on Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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Estée Lauder Korea posts apology for 'Asian skin tone' note...

New York-based cosmetics giant Este Lauder's local branch made its first public apology on social media Tuesday regarding a recent controversy that gave rise to accusations of racism over the weekend....

 2020-11-10 08:59 

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Revenue declines at Hanwha Systems in third quarter...

Hanwha Systems, provider of IT infrastructure, electronics and aerospace technology for defense, reported a net profit increase of 47.8 percent on year to 31.33 billion won ($28 million) during the the third quarter....

 2020-11-10 08:03 

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Hyundai Motor may buy Boston Dynamics, Spot robot maker...

Hyundai Motor is in talks with Tokyo's SoftBank to acquire Boston Dynamics, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based robotics company, inching close to a deal valued as much as $1 billion....

 2020-11-10 08:02 

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Sovereign debt climbs to a record 800 trillion won...

The government accumulated total debt of 800 trillion won ($715 billion), boosted this year by aggressive spending to battle the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-10 07:06 

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Moon to participate in virtual meetings at Asean summit...

President Moon jae-in will participate in a series of virtual summits related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this week, the Blue House said Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 03:24 

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Ousted Eagles’ captain Lee Yong-kyu signs with the Heroes...

Just less than a week after parting ways with the Hanwha Eagles, veteran outfielder Lee Yong-kyu found a new club to play for, the Kiwoom Heroes. Lee and the Heroes agreed to a one-year contract at 150 million won on Tuesday....

 2020-11-10 01:30 

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Kang Daniel and Twice’s Jihyo end relationship...

Singers Kang Daniel and Jihyo of girl group Twice have broken up after a year of publicly dating, both singers' agencies confirmed on Tuesday. Local news outlet Dispatch first reported the news on Tuesdsay morning, citing an insider who said ......

 2020-11-10 01:30 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 이명박 전 대통령 재수감...

Former President Lee Myung-bak was put behind bars Monday once again after the Supreme Court last week upheld a 17-year prison sentence convicting him of embezzlement and taking bribes. Lee, 78, was transferred to the Seoul Dongbu Detention Center......

 2020-11-09 11:31 

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[SPONSORED REPORTS] VW rolls out deals as Tiguan dominates import sales...

Expectations are high as the Volkswagen Tiguan takes Korea's imported automobile market by storm.According to the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association's (Kaida) analysis of imported car sales, 7,077 Volkswagen......

 2020-11-09 11:31 

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Finance minister considers tightening overdraft rules...

Korea is considering tightening rules on overdrafts as a sharp rise in lending adds to concerns over the country's already high household debt, the finance minister said Monday....

 2020-11-09 11:31 

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Malaysia in, Vietnam out as diversity of exports sought...

Korean companies need to diversify their Southeast Asian exports and investments toward Malaysia in a departure from their focus on Vietnam, a report said Monday....

 2020-11-09 11:31 

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GFriend hosts a party for a modern witch...
 2020-11-09 11:30 

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Hello?...

Models demonstrate how to use the English-language service of SK Telecom's kiosk installed in the T Factory experience store in Hongdae, western Seoul, Monday....

 2020-11-09 11:30 

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Korea Shipbuilding wins orders for two VLCCs...

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering said Monday that it has signed a 200 billion won ($179 million) deal with a European shipping firm to build two very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs)....

 2020-11-09 11:30 

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Celltrion's net jumps 185.4 percent on year in third quarter...

Celltrion, a major Korean biopharmaceutical firm, said Monday that its net profit jumped 185.4 percent on year in the third quarter on the back of robust sales of its products in overseas markets....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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Toxic warning...

Near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Monday, members of environmental civic groups stage a campaign against Japanese fish products if Japan discharges radioactive water into the ocean....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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Moon vows to work with Biden on peace policy with the North...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday vowed to work with the incoming U.S. administration to maintain his North Korea policy, while members of his party expressed hope that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would continue his predecessor's engagement with......

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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On the road...

Visitors take a selfie in a camping car during 2020 Seoul International Tourism Fair held at Seoul Trade Exhibition and Convention in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, on Monday....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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Irate Chinese commentators turn on hanbok and Blackpink...

Chinese game developer Paper Games shut down its Korean server on Nov. 6 after getting stuck in the middle of a war of words between Chinese netizens and its Korean customers....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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Angry bikers...

People from civic groups, including Green Bicycle For Volunteers Association and Bicycle 21, hold a press conference urging the government to come up with safety measures for electric scooters that soon will be allowed on bicycle paths....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

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The Biden effect...

A stockbroker reads news related to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, Monday, at a dealing room in Hana Bank, Jung District in central Seoul....

 2020-11-09 10:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Process begins to select head of new anticorruption agency...

The process to select the inaugural head of a powerful new corruption investigation agency kicked off Monday as the deadline to recommend candidates expired, with rival parties deadlocked over how to vet the 10 or so contenders for the spot....

 2020-11-09 10:33 

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Foreign minister's Washington trip comes at dicey time...

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kang Kyung-wha, on a trip to Washington Sunday on the heels of Joe Biden's victory in the U.S. presidential election, said she does not see the United States reverting back to a "strategic patience" approach....

 2020-11-09 10:33 

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International Choco Pie sales lead Orion to a record Q3...

Confectionery maker Orion achieved the highest third-quarter performance helped by soaring sales of its signature Choco Pie overseas....

 2020-11-09 10:33 

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Artist Park Reyhun steps out of her husband's shadow and shines...

When it comes to iconic artist couples, art lovers might first think of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. In Korea, there is an artist couple as important as Kahlo and Rivera in the context of the country's modern art history: Park Rehyun and Kim Kichang...

 2020-11-09 09:38 

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GFriend back again, with the beat of...

Girl group GFriend held a showcase for its new full-length album...

 2020-11-09 09:38 

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Social distancing could intensify, officials warn, as colder weather pushes people indoors...

As winter arrives and people pursue more activities indoors, concerns over the coronavirus are rising, with new daily cases remaining above 100 Sunday....

 2020-11-09 09:38 

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Presidential library releases letters exchanged by Kim Dae-jung, Joe Biden...

The Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library and Museum in Seoul on Monday disclosed letters exchanged by late former President Kim and U.S. President-elect Joe Biden during Kim's struggle to achieve South Korea's democracy in the early 1980s....

 2020-11-09 09:38 

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Gyeonggi pushing its cities to produce foreigner-friendly trash bags...

The Gyeonggi Provincial Government rolled out plans Monday to encourage every city in the province to include common foreign languages — like Chinese and English — on their authorized garbage bags to improve recycling....

 2020-11-09 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

KITA and Wayne Hills Ventures sign partnership agreement...

Korea International Trade Association (KITA) signed a partnership with Wayne Hills Ventures, a Seoul-based company, to collaborate on providing video-making service for the trade association's member companies....

 2020-11-09 09:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. election result sends Seoul stocks to two-year high...

Seoul stocks extended their winning streak to a sixth day to hit the highest point in more than two years on Monday as investor appetite for risky assets increased following Joe Biden's victory in the U.S. presidential election....

 2020-11-09 08:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kia's Choi stays calm, collected and ferocious at the plate...

Although the Kia Tigers failed to advance to the postseason by finishing fifth, their veteran Choi Hyoung-woo once again had a solid season by winning the league's batting title at .354. Choi will now earn his second FA status....

 2020-11-09 08:42 

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Dueling probes will target expenses accounts for prosecution, Justice Ministry...

Lawmakers on Monday took the rare step of conducting inspections of spending records in special expenses accounts held by the prosecution and the Justice Ministry....

 2020-11-09 08:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Filmmaker Kim Ki-duk appeals 1-billion-won damages suits...

Filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, who recently lost 1-billion-won ($897,000) damages suits he filed against a female actor and a local television broadcaster over claims that he sexually assaulted the actor, appealed against the court decision on Monday....

 2020-11-09 08:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Na Hoon-a to hold concert tour in Seoul, Busan, Daegu...

Singer Na Hoon-a, who rocked the Chuseok holidays this year with his online concert, is coming to meet his fans through an offline concert tour. According to his agency Yeara on Monday, the singer is hosting "Na Hoon-a Tes Hyoung's Jingle Bell......

 2020-11-09 08:41 

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Monthly unemployment benefits fall below 1 trillion won...

Monthly unemployment benefits fell below 1 trillion won ($897 million) for the first time since May. The growth rate of unemployment claims is slowing. The government easing on social distancing seemed to have helped small businesses....

 2020-11-09 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

For single households, pandemic has been but a blip...

The lives of people living alone changed during the pandemic, but not dramatically, according to the Korea One-person Households Report 2020 published by KB Financial Group Research Institute....

 2020-11-09 08:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul Music Forum to collaborate with Eunpyeong Music Market M...

The 6th Seoul Music Forum will collaborate with another annual music program, Eunpyeong Music Market M, to be conducted both online and offline at the Eunpyeong Culture and Arts Center in northern Seoul from Nov. 12 to 13. Organized by the Seoul......

 2020-11-09 08:41 

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NCT to release second part of second full-length album on Nov. 23...

Boy band NCT will release the second part of their second full-length album "NCT - The 2nd Album Resonance Pt. 2" on Nov. 23, their agency SM Entertainment said on Monday. In addition to the 13 tracks on the Part 1 of the album, including the......

 2020-11-09 08:41 

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GFriend goes retro disco with 'Mago'...

Girl group GFriend held a showcase for its new full-length album...

 2020-11-09 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS takes home four prizes from 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards...

BTS took home four prizes from the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards which was livestreamed worldwide on Monday. Established in 1994, the event annually awards popular music and music videos in Europe. The septet this year took home prizes for Best......

 2020-11-09 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bar for reshoring subsidies lowered by the government...

A total of 21 companies have decided to close plants overseas and reopen them in Korea, a process known as reshoring. That exceeds the 16 companies that reshored full-year 2019....

 2020-11-09 07:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

NIS director is first high-level Korean official to visit Japan after Suga takes office...

Park Jie-won, the director of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), kicked off a trip to Tokyo for talks with senior Japanese officials to discuss issues including export restrictions and the compensation of wartime forced labor victims....

 2020-11-09 06:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Patience, persistence and an eye for picking projects...

"After the press screening, before reporters and experts began asking questions, they would start off with, 'You've done some good work' or 'It was a good movie,' and that's when I knew — they don't say this just out ...

 2020-11-09 01:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

GOT7 to release first regular album in 2 years...

The group's agency JYP Entertainment on Monday released a new poster of the group to advertise the release of its fourth regular album on Nov. 30, to be titled "Breath of Love: Last Piece."...

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