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 2022-09-30 09:35 

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Moon Chae-won to Return to Small Screen with Revenge Drama...

Actress Moon Chae-won is expected to show a different side of herself in SBS' upcoming drama slated for airing next year."Beopjjeon" is a thrilling revenge story in which Moon plays the role of an elite judicial officer questing for justice ag...

 2022-09-30 09:32 

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Han River Becomes Magnet for Global Fashion, Tech Firms...

The banks of the Han River that bisects Seoul have become a magnet for global fashion and tech brands to put on promotional events. The global appeal of the Korean capital has increased thanks to the explosive popularity of shows like "Squid Game"...

 2022-09-30 09:17 

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Italy's New Government to Take Different Position on China...

Italy has elected its most right-wing government since the end of World War II, and China watchers are anticipating a different type of relationship between Giorgia Meloni, in position to become Italy's next prime minister, and Beijing based on her co...

 2022-09-30 09:08 

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Russia Proclaims Annexation of Ukraine Territories...

The White House condemned Russia's land grab. In a statement, President Joe Biden called the annexation fraudulent. "Russia is violating international law, trampling on the United Nations Charter, and showing its contempt for peaceful nations ever...

 2022-09-29 14:33 

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Gov't Must Halt the Collapse of the Won...

The Korean won has fallen past the psychological barrier of W1,400 to the dollar for the first time since the global financial crisis in 2009. This shows that the current crisis is as grave as the subprime mortgage disaster that led the global economy int...

 2022-09-29 14:21 

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N.Korea Ranks High on Cyber Warfare Index...

North Korea scores highly on in Harvard University's index of cyber warfare capabilities released Wednesday.On the Cyber Power Index of 30 countries by the Kennedy School's Belfer Center, North Korea came 14th overall but ranked an ignominious fir...

 2022-09-29 14:17 

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ATM Withdrawals Capped to Thwart Phishing Scams...

The government has decided to limit daily ATM withdrawals in an effort to thwart rampant phishing scams.An anti-phishing taskforce on Thursday said that as part of the crackdown, phone numbers by mobile operators will also be limited to three per person p...

 2022-09-29 14:05 

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Why Is Ginseng from Punggi so Special?...

Yeongju, North Gyeongsang Province is filled with signs informing visitors that it is the ginseng-cultivation hub of Korea. The Punggi area in particular has been growing the medicinal root for hundreds of years.Ginseng should be grown in optimum climacti...

 2022-09-29 12:32 

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Autumn Colors to Peak in Late October...

Flaming autumn foliage has begun to appear on the flanks of Mt. Seorak in Gangwon Province, the Korea Meteorological Administration said Thursday. The KMA usually announces the start of the season when around 20 percent of the mountain is covered with aut...

 2022-09-29 12:14 

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N.Korea Fires Missiles for 3rd Time in 5 Days...

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles from South Pyongan Province toward the East Sea on Thursday evening. The latest missile launch was a further show of force as U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris paid a flying visit to South Korea and the...

 2022-09-29 11:55 

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Actor Namgoong Min to Tie the Knot with His Longtime Girlfriend...

Actor Namgoong Min will tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend and model-turned-actress Jin A-reum next week.According to his management agency, the couple will hold a private wedding with only their families and close friends in attendance in Seoul on...

 2022-09-29 11:10 

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Actress Jung Ho-yeon Makes TIME's '100 Next' List of Rising Stars...

"Squid Game" star Jung Ho-yeon has been named in TIME Magazine's "TIME 100 Next" list for this year.She was the only Korean actor to make the list released on Wednesday, which "recognizes 100 rising stars from across industries and...

 2022-09-29 10:33 

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U.S. Vice President Pays Flying Visit to Korea...

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met with President Yoon Suk-yeol on Thursday and visited the inter-Korean border before heading back to Washington on Thursday."In the North, we see a brutal dictatorship, rampant human rights violations and an unlawf...

 2022-09-29 09:46 

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Small Business Owners Struggle Under Multiple Debt...

The number of small businesses in Korea that took out multiple loans to stay open increased sharply in the coronavirus pandemic.According to data from credit rating firm NICE Information Service on Sunday, small business owners owed W688 trillion to finan...

 2022-09-29 09:32 

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Life Is Beautiful (2022)...

Genres: Musical Running Time: 122 min. Directed by: Choi Kook-hee Starring: Yum Jung-ah, Ryu Seung-ryong Synopsis: A woman asks her husband to find her first lover for her birthday. On a nostalgic trip all over the country with her husband to find her chi...

 2022-09-29 09:32 

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Honest Candidate 2 (2022)...

Genres: ComedyRunning Time: 107 min. Directed by: Chang You-jeong Starring: Ra Mi-ran, Kim Moo-yeol Synopsis: A mouth called the 'mouth of truth' dreams of her return to politics after falling out of the Seoul mayor election....

 2022-09-29 09:31 

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 2022-09-29 09:29 

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Honest Candidate 2 (2022)...
 2022-09-29 09:25 

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Former Education Minister Lee Ju-ho Tapped to Reprise Role in Yoon Administration...

President Yoon Suk-yeol has named former education minister Lee Ju-ho, who served a decade ago under the Lee Myung-bak administration, to serve again in the role in his administration.The presidential office said on Thursday that Lee is the right person t...

 2022-09-29 09:24 

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U.S. Sanctions Traders of Iranian Oil...

The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday against several companies that facilitate trade in Iranian oil and petrochemical products.The U.S. Treasury Department issued a statement and warned it would take more measures to apply its economic restric...

 2022-09-29 09:24 

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Senior Citizens Make Up 17.5% of Korea's Population as of 2022...

Data show that in Korea's rapidly ageing society, people aged 65 and older made up 17.5 percent of the country's population this year. According to Statistics Korea, the number of senior citizens exceeded 9 million this year for the first time. Th...

 2022-09-29 09:21 

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Finland Bars Russian Tourists After Thousands Enter Country...

The Finnish government announced it is closing its borders to Russians with European tourist visas effective at midnight Thursday night, after thousands of people streamed over their shared border with Russia in recent days.At a news conference in Helsink...

 2022-09-29 09:16 

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Queen Elizabeth's Death Attributed to 'Old Age'...

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, died Sept. 8 of "old age," according to a death certificate published Thursday by the National Records of Scotland. The official time of death was listed as 3:10 p.m.The queen, 96, was at...

 2022-09-29 09:14 

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Tropical Storm Ian Produces 'Catastrophic Flooding' as It Moves over Florida...

Nearly 2 million people were without power and crews were preparing to conduct rescue efforts early Thursday as Tropical Storm Ian moved across the U.S. state of Florida.Forecasters warned of life-threatening, record flooding in the central part of the st...

 2022-09-29 09:08 

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UN Chief Strongly Condemns Russia's Plan to Annex 4 Ukrainian Territories...

The United Nations Secretary-General strongly condemned Russia's plan to formally annex four areas of Ukraine in a ceremony on Friday, saying it is illegal and "must not be accepted.""The UN Charter is clear," Antonio Guterres told rep...

 2022-09-28 14:20 

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Thousands of Foreign Students Overstay Their Visa...

The number of foreigners who arrive here on a student visa but drop and fail to return to their country has increased nearly five-fold over the past four years. Private universities are keener than ever to recruit foreign students to solve financial probl...

 2022-09-28 13:58 

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N.Korean Nuke Test 'Could Happen Next Month'...

North Korea is likely to conduct another nuclear test between Oct. 16 and Nov. 7, the National Intelligence Service here said Wednesday. In a closed-door briefing to the National Assembly's Intelligence Committee, the NIS said North Korea has already ...

 2022-09-28 13:20 

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Samsung Unveils Expandable Screen...

Samsung Display unveiled an expandable screen at the Intel Innovation event in San Jose, California on Tuesday.Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger invited Samsung Display president Choi Joo-sun on the stage, who said he came to the event to show how Samsung Display a...

 2022-09-28 13:18 

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Hyundai's Ioniq 5 Named Among Top 10 Best Engines...

The E-GMP powertrain used in Hyundai's Ioniq 5 electric car was chosen by WardsAuto as one of the world's top 10 engines.The award used to be given to combustion engines, but since 2019 EVs have been included.The Ioniq 5's powertrain was haile...

 2022-09-28 13:17 

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N.Korea Fires More Missiles into East Sea...

North Korea fired two more short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Wednesday, just three days after firing another.The launch seems to be a protest against ongoing joint South Korea-U.S. naval exercises and comes a day before U.S. Vice Preside...

 2022-09-28 12:31 

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Roy Kim to Put out New Album to Mark 10th Anniversary...

Singer Roy Kim will release a full-length album in celebration of the 10th anniversary of his debut.His management agency on Wednesday said that his new album will be released on Oct. 25.Kim debuted through the "Superstar K" audition program in 20...

 2022-09-28 12:21 

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Koreans Winless on LPGA Tour for 10 Straight Tournaments...

Korean female golfers playing on the LPGA Tour this season have secured only four wins so far. Their winless streak at major LPGA tournaments has now reached 10, with not a single victory in the last three months.It is the first time in eight years that K...

 2022-09-28 10:52 

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KOSPI Falls Below 2,200 on Yuan Jitters...

The Korean won took a further beating on Wednesday and bourses tanked as the yuan plummeted against the dollar amid a slowdown in China's economy. The won closed down W18.40 against the dollar to close at W1,439.90 on Wednesday after breaching W1,440 ...

 2022-09-28 10:15 

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Busan Looks Forward to 1st Post-Lockdown Film Fest...

The first Busan International Film Festival since lockdown was lifted will energize the southern port city from Oct. 4-14.A total of 353 films from 71 countries will be screened in movie theaters again for the first time since 2019. For the past two years...

 2022-09-28 09:24 

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Korea Ranked 8th in Latest IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking...

Korea now ranks 8th in the latest IMD World Digital Competitive Ranking, after jumping four spots from the previous year.The latest ranking released by the World Competitiveness Center on Wednesday, looked at 63 global economies, and how equipped they are...

 2022-09-28 09:19 

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Solomon Islands Refuses to Sign Joint U.S.-Pacific Island Declaration...

The Solomon Islands has informed its regional neighbors that it will not sign a declaration between the United States and Pacific Island nations at this week's high-profile White House summit.The Solomon Islands sent a diplomatic note to the regional ...

 2022-09-28 09:18 

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Nord Stream Pipeline Leaks Appear to Be Result of Deliberate Act...

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Wednesday that all indications are that leaks from two Nord Stream natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea "are the result of a deliberate act.""We will support any investigation aimed at ...

 2022-09-28 09:14 

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In Asia, Harris Slams China's 'Intimidation' and 'Coercion'...

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris blasted China's foreign policy Wednesday in a speech outside Tokyo, saying Beijing's aggressive behavior is threatening the "international rules-based order."Harris made the comments in an address to U.S. ...

 2022-09-28 09:12 

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Mass Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Ian Approaches Florida...

More than 2 million residents in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida have been ordered to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Ian makes its slow but steady approach towards the state's western Gulf Coast region.Forecasters at the Miami-based National...

 2022-09-28 09:11 

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U.S. Urges Americans to Leave Russia Quickly...

The U.S. State Department expressed concern Wednesday that Americans with dual citizenship with Russia could be conscripted by Moscow to help fight its war against Ukraine."Russia may refuse to acknowledge dual nationals' U.S. citizenship, deny th...

 2022-09-28 09:08 

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To choose the authentic one among various soybean paste sauces...

To choose the authentic one among various soybean paste sauces, be sure to check the statement of ingredients on food labels....

 2022-09-27 14:21 

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Harris Pledges Help over U.S. Tax Breaks for Korean EVs...

A silver lining is on the horizon for Korean electric car makers after a new U.S. law stopped state subsidies for EVs made outside North America, threatening their position in the American market.U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday signaled a gra...

 2022-09-27 14:18 

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MLB's Ryu Hyun-jin Completes 10 Years of Service...

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has celebrated 10 years of service in Major League Baseball, his agent Boras Corporation said Tuesday.An athlete playing for more than 172 days accrues one year of service time, but this was adjusted in 2020 due to a...

 2022-09-27 14:08 

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Kim Yu-na to Model Hanbok Fashion in London...

Figure skating star Kim Yu-na is set to walk the runway in hanbok or traditional Korean dress at a fashion show in London on Tuesday, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said.Kim took part in a photo shoot of around 60 hanbok designed by a dozen b...

 2022-09-27 13:47 

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Korean Olympic Speed Skater Cleared to Compete for China...

Short track speed skater Lim Hyo-jun, who won Korea's first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, will compete for China's national team in the 2022 to 2023 season.Lim was banned from the Korean team for assaulting a teammate and ...

 2022-09-27 13:35 

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5% of Koreans Earn over W100 Million a Year...

Some 1.2 million Koreans or five percent of the population earned more than W100 million a year in 2020 (US$1=W1,423).According to National Tax Service data, 1.19 million people reported incomes of more than W100 million two years ago.A total of 24.58 mil...

 2022-09-27 12:12 

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Mercedes-Benz Releases Spacious New Electric Sedan in Korea...

Mercedes-Benz launched its all-electric EQE sedan in Korea on Tuesday.It is more spacious than its combustion-powered equivalent in the E-Class. The EQE has a wheelbase measuring 3,120 mm, 180 mm longer than the E-Class.The sedan can travel up to 471 km o...

 2022-09-27 11:54 

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Hundreds of Chinese Naval Vessels Stray into Korean Waters...

No fewer than 260 Chinese naval vessels strayed into Korean-controlled waters last year. The most frequent incursions were into Korea's exclusive economic zone west and south of the country, but there were also intrusions into the East Sea. The EEZ is...

 2022-09-27 11:46 

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Actress Han Groo Gets Custody of Twins After Divorce...

Actress Han Groo has divorced her husband after about seven years of marriage, her management agency said on Tuesday.The agency did not disclose details of the split, but it was made by mutual consent.Han married a businessman nine years her senior in 201...

 2022-09-27 11:44 

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Renault Samsung's XM3 SUV Passes 200,000 in Cumulative Sales...

Renault Samsung has sold more than 200,000 XM3 SUVs since its launch in January 2020, the carmaker said Tuesday.Cumulative sales of the compact SUV surpassed 100,000 units in November last year, and soared to 203,000 units 10 months later. Of these, 64,00...

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