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 2022-09-25 03:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea’s first jukebox musical film 'Life is Beautiful' has something for everyone...

Korea's first ever jukebox musical film "Life is Beautiful" sheds light on national pop and ballad hits from the 1970s to the early 2000s with an emotional yet comic coming-of-age story centering around a family. Actor Yum Jung-ah portrays a.....

 2022-09-25 03:06 

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2022.9.25 Hotel Events...

JW Marriott Hotel Seoul has announced its 2022 Autumn Wine Fair, a seasonal celebration on the hotel's seventh-floor Margaux Grill garden. The fair features wines from 11 countries representing some of the world's leading wineries such as France.....

 2022-09-25 02:09 

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North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile toward East Sea Sunday morning...

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile on Sunday morning, South Korean military authorities reported....

 2022-09-24 14:01 

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Jelena Ostapenko reaches Korea Open final after Emma Raducanu forfeits...

Jelena Ostapenko triumphed over former US Open champion Emma Raducanu to advance to the finals of the Hana Bank Korea Open, securing an automatic win after Raducanu pulled out of the match due to a left glute injury in the third set....

 2022-09-24 07:30 

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No Koreans left in Korea Open after Han Na-lae, Jang Su-jeong lose doubles semifinal...

There are no Korean players left in the Hana Bank Korea Open after Han Na-lae and Jang Su-jeong crashed out of the tournament Saturday, losing after three sets to Asia Muhammad and Sabrina Santamaria of the United States in the doubles semifinals...

 2022-09-23 22:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

[WHY] Is the prestige of Seoul National University all it's hyped up to be?...

Foreign viewers might have been confused at the constant babble about Seoul National University in...

 2022-09-23 22:16 

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As Jeju Island's population rapidly increases, so do its social problems...

The population of Jeju Island is growing at a rapid rate, surpassing 700,000 as of August, seven years faster than the timeline projected by Statistics Korea back in 2020....

 2022-09-23 13:58 

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Korea struggle to clumsy 2-2 draw with Costa Rica in World Cup tuneup match...

Head coach Paulo Bento has his work cut out for him with just two months to go before the 2022 Qatar World Cup as he tries to build on the jumble of missed opportunities that was Korea's messy 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Friday....

 2022-09-23 10:17 

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Doosan Enerbility to build cogeneration plant in Saudi Arabia...

Doosan Enerbility clinched a 540-billion-won ($383-million) project to build a cogeneration plant in Saudi Arabia....

 2022-09-23 10:17 

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Chinese court orders copycat company to pay Korean game publisher Wemade 95.5 billion won...

A Chinese court ruled in favor of Korean game publisher Wemade, ordering a copycat company to pay 95.5 billion won ($67.5 million) in compensation on Friday. Wemade filed a lawsuit against Zhejiang Huanyou Network Technology, a Chinese ......

 2022-09-23 10:17 

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Hanwha Solutions restructures to focus on solar...

Hanwha Solutions will streamline its business portfolio to boost its solar power business, the company said in an electronic disclosure Friday, a month after a landmark U.S. climate law was enacted....

 2022-09-23 10:16 

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Emma Raducanu advances to semifinals at Korea Open...

2021 U.S. Open Champion Emma Raducanu is through to the semifinals of the Hana Bank Korea Open, beating third seed Magda Linette of Poland in two straight sets on Friday....

 2022-09-23 10:16 

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North American firms make investment commitments to Korea...

Seven tech and chemical companies from the U.S. and Canada will invest a combined $1.15 billion in research and production facilities in Korea, according to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Energy on Friday....

 2022-09-23 10:16 

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Back in business...

Decorations at Yonsei University's Sinchon campus in central Seoul show its offline Muak Festival is back for the first time in three years....

 2022-09-23 09:21 

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SM CEOs meet Saudi Arabia's Princess Haifa bint Muhammad Al Saud...

Tak Young-jun and Lee Sung-soo, co-CEOs of SM Entertainment, met with Princess Haifa bint Muhammad Al Saud on Wednesday night at SM's office building in Seongdong District, eastern Seoul, to discuss plans to collaborate on tourism events in Saudia......

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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Busan officials to stream BTS concert on large screens at Haeundae Beach...

BTS's upcoming free concert in Busan to promote the city's bid to host World Expo 2030 will also be livestreamed at Haeundae Beach, the city said Friday. "BTS: Yet to Come in Busan" will take place on Oct. 15 at the Busan Asiad Main Stadiu...

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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Kospi closes below 2,300-mark on Friday...

The Kospi closed below the 2,300-mark Friday as the index dropped 1.81 percent, or 42.31 points, to 2,290.00 amid mounting fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve's aggressive tightening could trigger a deepening recession....

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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Sale of duty free inventories to locals is coming to an end...

Shinsegae Duty Free announced it will end online sales of its unsold inventory, as travel picks up around the world....

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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LG Energy Solution sources battery materials in Canada...

LG Energy Solution signed agreements with three Canadian material companies to source lithium and cobalt, critical ingredients for making electric vehicle (EV) batteries....

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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Com2uS to release Summoners War: Chronicles in North America in November...

Com2uS will release its latest online game Summoners War: Chronicles in the North American region in November, the game publisher said Friday. The massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) was released on Aug. 16 in Korea, topping ......

 2022-09-23 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

[EXCLUSIVE] LG's electronic face mask launches this year in Korea...

LG Electronics plans to launch its electronic face mask this year in Korea, following the releases elsewhere including Hong Kong, the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia....

 2022-09-23 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

BOK, state pension fund agree to open currency swap line...

Korea's central bank said Friday that it has agreed to open a dollar-for-won currency swap line with the state pension fund in a bid to ease demand for dollars in the domestic foreign exchange market and support the rapidly weakening local currency....

 2022-09-23 08:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Apple's iPhone 14 series, Apple Watch 8 to be released in Korea on Oct. 7...

Apple announced Friday that the new iPhone 14 series and Apple Watch 8 will be released in Korea on Oct. 7, with advance reservations starting on Sept. 30....

 2022-09-23 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Dreamcatcher plans spooky concerts around Halloween...

Girl group Dreamcatcher is holding Halloween-themed concerts on Oct. 29 and 30, agency Dreamcatcher Company said Friday. The "Apocalypse: Broken Halloween" concerts will take place at the KBS Arena Hall in Gangseo District, western Seoul and be......

 2022-09-23 07:30 

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USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Korea...

An imposing U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for its first combined drills with the South Korean Navy near the peninsula in five years, as the allies are striving to reinforce deterrence against evolving North Korean military......

 2022-09-23 07:30 

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Man storms onstage during ballad singer Huh Gak's performance Thursday...

An unknown man stormed onstage during ballad singer Huh Gak's performance at Pohang University in North Gyeongsang Thursday night. Videos of the incident taken by audience members have been posted to YouTube. Huh was singing his 2011 song...

 2022-09-23 07:30 

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NCT 127's '2 Baddies' breaks SM's first week sales record...

Boy band NCT 127's latest full-length album "2 Baddies" sold more in its first week than any other album by an SM Entertainment group or artist, the agency said Friday. According to data from local sales tracker Hanteo Chart, "2 Baddies...

 2022-09-23 07:30 

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NFT's potential is huge, says HYBE America's Lee...

More people will get into blockchains if they can control, manage and monetize their own personal data, said HYBE America President Jason Lee....

 2022-09-23 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] Seo In-guk finally puts his signature look to use...

Genre-defying film "Project Wolf Hunting," starring actor Seo In-guk, may be one of the bloodiest flicks that Korean cinema has ever seen. A hybrid of action, horror and sci-fi, the new film is about the fatal obstacles that occur on a vessel......

 2022-09-23 07:30 

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Korean pair Han Na-lae, Jang Su-jeong reach semifinals at Korea Open...

Korean doubles pair Han Na-lae and Jang Su-jeong have reached the quarterfinals of the 2022 Hana Bank Korea Open, beating Oksana Kalashnikova of Georgia and Nadiia Kichenok of Ukraine in the round of 16 on Friday....

 2022-09-23 06:35 

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Lee Sun-bin wins appeal over ending her contract...

Actor Lee Sun-bin won a civil suit filed by her former agency Wellmade Star Ent, according to local news reports Friday. Lee won an appeal ruled on by the Civil Affairs Department 17-2 of the Seoul High Court. She also won the original trial in......

 2022-09-23 06:35 

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Rapper Mad Clown's agency reveals he divorced last year...

Rapper Mad Clown, also known by his alias Mommy Son, divorced his wife last year, his agency Sameside Company said Friday. "Last year, Mad Clown and his non-celebrity wife finished the divorce process by mutual agreement. His ex-wife has custody......

 2022-09-23 05:39 

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Victon's Chan being investigated for drunk driving, halts all activities...

Chan of boy band Victon has halted all his activities due to allegations of drunk driving against him, his agency IST Entertainment said Thursday. Chan, whose full name is Heo Chan, allegedly drank with acquaintances Tuesday evening and then drove......

 2022-09-23 04:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

A message from the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Korea...

Sept. 23 of every year brings the memory of a glorious day in our national history where the founding His Majesty King Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud had unified the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With such precious national occasion every year, the......

 2022-09-23 04:44 

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Masks for outdoor events not required starting Monday...

Masks will not be required for outdoor group activities starting Monday, Korea's prime minister said Friday. "Currently, it is compulsory to wear a mask at outdoor gatherings of more than 50 people, performances, and sports matches," Han Duck-...

 2022-09-23 04:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Former 'Produce 101' contestant Jeong Joong-ji is dead at 30...

Jeong Joong-ji, a former contestant on season two of Mnet's...

 2022-09-23 03:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Prosecutors raid media watchdog over suspected score manipulation in cable TV reapprovals...

Prosecutors on Friday raided the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), a state media regulation agency, over suspicion of score manipulation in the process of its license renewal for some general programming cable TV channels two years ago....

 2022-09-23 02:53 

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Korea, U.S., Japan to deal with North Korean nuclear test with 'strong and resolute response'...

Foreign ministers of Korea, the United States and Japan expressed serious concern about North Korea's adoption of a new law declaring itself to be a nuclear weapons state, adding that they would meet any nuclear test from North Korea with a......

 2022-09-23 01:58 

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New Covid-19 cases in Korea drop to 29,108...

The number of new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea fell to 29,108 on Friday, marking the lowest number for a Friday in 11 weeks, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency....

 2022-09-23 01:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blinken highlights importance of cooperation with Korea, Japan...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday stressed the importance of trilateral cooperation between South Korea, Japan and the U.S., urging the countries to work together on regional and global issues....

 2022-09-23 01:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Presidential office denies Yoon used foul language to refer to Biden, Congress...

The office of President Yoon Suk-yeol denied Thursday that Yoon used foul language in reference to U.S. Congress and President Joe Biden, clarifying that he was talking about a situation he could face if Korea's opposition-controlled......

 2022-09-23 01:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mirae Asset, IBK to team up on digital payments...

Mirae Asset Securities and the Industrial Bank of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding on Sept. 14 to work together to seek future business strategies. The two companies will cooperate on technological innovations to accelerate digital......

 2022-09-23 01:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Min-jae named to Europe's Best XI for September...

Napoli center-back Kim Min-jae's impressive start to the Serie A season earned him yet another accolade on Thursday, with statistics accumulator WhoScored.com naming him among the best 11 players in Europe for September....

 2022-09-23 01:02 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 이상보, 마약 혐의 전면 부인하다...

Actor Lee Sang-bo, who was arrested on Saturday for alleged drug abuse but released on Monday, said in an interview with local media outlet YTN on Tuesday that he has never used illegal drugs. "I've never ever used illegal drugs or even been near....

 2022-09-23 00:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

Son Heung-min gets two nominations for Goal of the Month...

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min has made it onto the Premier League Goal of the Month shortlist for September with two separate nominations, despite only scoring three times so far this season....

 2022-09-22 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Apple's fourth store opens in Lotte World Mall on Saturday...

Apple opens its forth store in Korea on Saturday, but it won't have the iPhone 14 because Korea was once again excluded from the countries that got the first batches....

 2022-09-22 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea and EU have a lot in common, must get closer: KEF chair...

Amid global economic uncertainties and inflation, Korea and the Europe need to further strengthen their ties, the Korea Enterprises Federation (KEF) chairman said Thursday....

 2022-09-22 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul climbs rankings of financial centers to clinch 11th place...

Seoul rose one slot to 11th place in newly released rankings of global financial centers on Thursday, overtaking Tokyo and Chicago....

 2022-09-22 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gender Ministry switches sides on 'healthy family' issue...

The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family reversed its support for a Democratic Party (DP)-sponsored bill that would scrap the legal definition of a family, which excludes nontraditional households and couples....

 2022-09-22 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Regulations will be cut to encourage tech, first vice minister says...

Amid the intensifying race in the digital transformation, the government will cut red tape to boost the private sector, the economy vice minister promised....

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