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 2021-10-19 11:12 

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Mission complete...

Pohang city officials dismantle tents set up in the temporary evacuation facility for the victims of the Pohang earthquake, at Heunghae Gymnasium in Pohang, North Gyeongsang, on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 10:17 

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'Anti-Google' law ineffective, nothing has changed: developers...

The...

 2021-10-19 10:17 

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Fourth wave diminishes as cases fall to 1,050...

New Covid-19 case counts are waning, signaling an end to the fourth wave that began in July. According to the Central Disaster Management Headquarters on Tuesday, the average number of new cases last week was 1,562.3 a day......

 2021-10-19 10:17 

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Stray Kids' 'Thunderous' music video passes 100M views...

Stray Kids' music video for "Thunderous" surpassed 100 million views on YouTube on Tuesday, becoming the boy band's fastest music video to reach the milestone. The music video took 55 days and 16 hours to hit 100 million views, its agency ...

 2021-10-19 10:17 

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Pirate watch...

The Ministry of National Defense announced Tuesday that the Chungmugong Yi Sun-shin destroyer of the Korean Navy is taking part in a joint anti-piracy drill with the Victoria destroyer of the EU Navy in the Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Bigger robots...

Titan the Robot, a 2.4-meter tall entertainment robot developed by Britain's Cyberstein Robots, greets customers visiting the Digital Transformation Fair 2021 held at Kintex, Gyeonggi on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Number of employees in food service segment rebounds...

The number of employees in the food service segment rebounded in April from a year earlier as the job market recovered amid the economic recovery, data showed Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Inflation factor...

Shoppers pick out fruit at a grocery store in Seoul on Tuesday. Recently, there have been growing concerns about inflation as consumer prices have been rising rapidly. Egg prices have surged 70 percent....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Intelligence heads discuss North's missile launch, peninsula issues...

The intelligence chiefs of Korea, the United States and Japan met in Seoul Tuesday to discuss the latest missile launch by North Korea, said the National Intelligence Service (NIS). "National Intelligence Service Director Park Jie-won, U.S.......

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Recycling plastic sometimes takes brand new technology...

Over a dozen large machines were busy removing chlorine from pyrolysis oil Monday morning in an environmental science research center in Daejeon, which SK Geo Centric believes could be a better way to recycle plastic waste....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Pyongyang launches another missile, probably an SLBM...

North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) toward the East Sea Tuesday morning, said South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Industry groups really dislike new carbon cutting targets...

Businesses are facing growing pressure to adopt the government's latest carbon-cutting plan, with many saying it's not possible to achieve....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Commission cut...

A notice posted in front of a real estate agency in Seoul on Tuesday criticizes the government's decision to lower commissions. Starting Tuesday, the new lowered rates will be applied. Commissions have spiked recently as housing price have soared....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Shipbuilders pass annual targets on brisk new orders...

Korea's major shipbuilders have outpaced their annual order targets backed by brisk global new orders, company officials said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 09:22 

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Defense deal...

Boeing Defense, Space and Security and Korean Air signs an agreement to cooperate to develop vertical lift technology for military rotorcraft....

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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FX deposits jump in Sept. as exporters increase dollar holdings...

Foreign currency deposits at banks in Korea rose sharply in September from a month earlier as exporters increased dollar holdings, central bank data showed Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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Suga remixes 'My Universe' by BTS, Coldplay...

BTS member Suga's remix version of "My Universe," a collaboration between the boy band and British rock band Coldplay, was released on Tuesday, according to Warner Music Korea. Coldplay uploaded the remix version via YouTube. "My Universe&...

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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Matica to work with Germany's Sartorius on viral vector production...

Matica Biotechnology, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHA Biotech, signed an agreement with Gttingen, Germany's Sartorius, to cooperate on developing advanced technologies for large-scale viral vector production....

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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Samsung SDI, Stellantis to make EV batteries in U.S....

Battery maker Samsung SDI and multinational automaker Stellantis agreed to form a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery factory in North America -- similar to a deal announced Monday by LG Energy Solution....

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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Some indebted Koreans are one rate hike away from trouble...

More than 40 percent of people who took out mortgages in the first quarter have unsecured loans....

 2021-10-19 08:27 

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Hyundai Glovis plans hydrogen supply chain with U.S. firm...

Hyundai Glovis is teaming up with Air Products & Chemicals, an industrial gas manufacturing company, to develop a hydrogen supply chain....

 2021-10-19 08:26 

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'Lovesick Girls' dance practice video tops 200 million views...

Blackpink's dance practice video for its song "Lovesick Girls" surpassed 200 million views on YouTube on Tuesday. "Lovesick Girls" was the lead track of Blackpink's first full-length album "The Album" (2020). The video was ...

 2021-10-19 08:26 

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Pushing around building security guards could lead to a big fine...

Tenants can no longer make unreasonable demands on security guards in their buildings. This includes parking cars or delivery groceries....

 2021-10-19 08:26 

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Stocks rise as some optimism returns at home and abroad...

Stocks rebounded Tuesday on easing concerns about the new coronavirus and the volatility in the currency market....

 2021-10-19 08:26 

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Budget carriers slowly start to resume international flights...

Local budget carriers are resuming international flights as the government prepares for a new...

 2021-10-19 07:31 

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BTS song 'Friends' to be part of 'Eternals' soundtrack...

K-pop phenomenon BTS's song "Friends" (2020) will be part of the original soundtrack for the upcoming Marvel film "Eternals," according to Walt Disney Company Korea on Tuesday. "Friends" is a track from the boy band's fourt...

 2021-10-19 07:31 

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'EoGiYeongCha Seoul' brings together BTS, taekwondo and TikTok...

Seoul is looking to deliver hope and cheer to everyone worn out from the pandemic at home and abroad, all while shouting "EoGiYeongCha....

 2021-10-19 07:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

End-of-war talks happening in Washington, Seoul...

The chief U.S. nuclear negotiator said he discussed an end-of-war declaration proposal with his South Korean counterpart Monday in Washington and will continue such talks in Seoul later this week....

 2021-10-19 06:36 

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Lee twins begin training with PAOK Thessaloniki...

Twin volleyball players Lee Jae-young and Lee Da-young have arrived in Greece to start playing for Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki....

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Abortion claim being checked by Kim Seon-ho's agency...

Salt Entertainment said Tuesday it is currently "fact checking" allegations that "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" star Kim Seon-ho once pressured a girlfriend to get an abortion. "We are sorry to worry you with such distasteful news,...

 2021-10-19 06:36 

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No Joy on DearU bubble frustrates fans and exposes parasocial paradox...

SM Entertainment last year started a private chatroom service called DearU bubble. Users pay a monthly subscription fee of 4,500 won ($3.8) and receive messages or photos from an SM star. Although DearU bubble emphasizes a personal connection ......

 2021-10-19 06:36 

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K-pop stars break silence on hurtful online comments...

The Korean entertainment industry once had a saying,...

 2021-10-19 02:55 

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Pyongyang launches another missile, possibly an SLBM...

North Korea fired a ballistic missile toward the East Sea Tuesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....

 2021-10-19 01:59 

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BTS to make appearance at Jingle Ball Tour in Los Angeles...

Boy band BTS will appear in the American end-of-the-year concert 2021 Jingle Ball Tour in Los Angeles in December, Big Hit Music announced on Tuesday. This year's Jingle Ball Tour takes place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 19 and will kick off in Dallas, ......

 2021-10-19 01:04 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 코로나19 ‘일상회복’ 논의 본격화...

The government launched a new governmentprivate sector committee to draw up a roadmap for the post-pandemic transition to normalcy by the end of this month. "We are preparing to treat Covid-19 as a controllable infectious disease, and return......

 2021-10-18 11:15 

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Mortgage rates rise...

A poster in front of a bank advertises loans. Mortgage loans are offered at an annual interest between 3.14 to 4.95 percent as of Monday, an increase from the 2.92 to 4.42 percent range offered at the end of August....

 2021-10-18 11:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Low stakes dalgona...

A visitor tries to carve out a shape from dalgona at a booth in Dubai. The Korea Tourism Organization hosted the booth as part of...

 2021-10-18 11:15 

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Aaachooo!...

More people bought medicine at CU stores due to the sudden chilly weather, and the company announced that cold medicine sales between Oct. 11 and 17 rose 40.9 percent from the previous week....

 2021-10-18 11:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai hot rod...

Rally driver Thierry Neuville and co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe, both from the Hyundai World Rally Team, celebrate after winning the 11th Round of the World Rally Championship on Oct. 17. Hyundai's Dani Sordo and co-driver Candido Carrera ranked third....

 2021-10-18 11:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

KSOE signs ₩416 billion container carrier deal...

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) said Monday it has signed a 416 billion-won ($350.4 million) deal to build two container carriers....

 2021-10-18 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Smart screen...

A model uses Samsung Electronics' M7 smart monitor. The electronics company announced Monday that it has now sold 600,000 smart monitors globally....

 2021-10-18 11:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Master of 'dansaekhwa'...

This photo, provided by K Auction, shows...

 2021-10-18 10:20 

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Gas prices rise to seven-year high as Dubai crude continues rally...

Gas prices in Korea have continued to rise as oil prices hit a seven-year high amid the global economic recovery, data showed Monday....

 2021-10-18 10:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's first webtoon NFTs hit the market with a fairly affordable price tag...

NFTs, or nonfungible tokens, are not only popular in the art world nowadays, but are also being sought after in the Korean webtoon industry as well. On Oct. 1, to celebrate the end of his psychological drama webtoon series, the creator of......

 2021-10-18 10:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Microsoft Korea reports 130% net profit rise in first disclosure...

Microsoft Korea's net profit in the 12 months from July 1, 2020 was 107.6 billion won ($90.6 million), up 130 percent on year. The Korean unit of Redmond, Washington's Microsoft released two years of financial data in a ......

 2021-10-18 10:19 

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Pretty for prom...
 2021-10-18 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Young Italian artists to be showcased at exhibition in Gangnam...

The Embassy of Italy to Seoul and the Italian Institute of Culture will hold a contemporary art exhibition to introduce emerging, young Italian artists supported by Italian companies. The show, titled "We Love Art: Vision and Creativity Made in......

 2021-10-18 10:19 

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Forestry heads of Korea, Mekong region celebrate 5 years, plan for future...

The Korea Forest Service and forest authorities of the Mekong region met on Thursday to commemorate their last five years of reforestation efforts in the region and to identify emerging areas for cooperation to fight climate change in the years......

 2021-10-18 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon declares 40% cut in emissions by 2030...

President Moon Jae-in said Korea will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from the country's peak in 2018, upgrading its 2030 nationally determined contributions (NDC) target ahead of a global climate conference next month....

 2021-10-18 10:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean tour companies expected to turn to profit in 2022...

Korea's major travel agencies are expected to recover from the prolonged fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and swing to a profit in 2022 on growing demand for overseas travel, a market tracker said Monday....

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