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 2022-07-26 09:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Philips to help Koreans stay healthy...

Philips will focus on the health care business in Korea to cater to a rapidly aging population and greater public interest in health since the pandemic....

 2022-07-26 09:28 

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Recovered...

Korean War veterans salute coffins bearing the remains of fellow soldiers at a joint funeral ceremony held by the sixth corps of the Army in Pocheon, Gyeonggi, on Tuesday....

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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Export-Import Bank of Korea nominates bank's former chairman for next president...

The Export-Import Bank of Korea, otherwise known as Eximbank, announced on Tuesday the nomination of Yoon Hee-sung, former vice chairman of the bank, to become Eximbank's 22nd president....

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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Shares rise on tech, auto gains as investors await earnings results...

Shares ended higher Tuesday helped by tech and auto gains, with investors awaiting the Federal Reserve's rate decision and major firms' earnings results this week. The won rose against the dollar....

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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FSS finds Woori Bank's internal system partly to blame for embezzlement case...

The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) confirmed Tuesday that an employee at Woori Bank embezzled around 70 billion won from the company and the bank did not have the proper internal control system to detect the embezzlement....

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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Audi looks to its electric vehicles for future success in local market...

Audi is putting its pedal to the metal to expand its pure electric vehicle (EV) sectors in the domestic automobile market with e-tron models leading the way....

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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Korea joins condemnations of executions in Myanmar...

Korea joined the United States, Britain, Australia, Japan and the European Union to condemn the Myanmar military's execution of four activists on Monday. "The Myanmar military regime's executions of pro-democracy and opposition leaders are......

 2022-07-26 08:31 

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Merger mania spreads in Korea as markets remain challenging...

Large companies in Korea are seeking to merge subsidiaries and companies in which they have investments in an effort to streamline and strengthen operations amid economic uncertainties....

 2022-07-26 07:35 

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Ben Davies extends Tottenham Hotspur contract to 2025...

Tottenham Hotspur defender Ben Davies has extended his contract with the London club for another three seasons, with Spurs announcing Monday that he is now on the books until 2025....

 2022-07-26 07:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea takes two relay medals at Pentathlon World Championships...

Kim Se-hee and Kim Sun-woo won Korea's first-ever women's team relay medal on Monday, finishing third at the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) 2022 Pentathlon World Championships....

 2022-07-26 07:35 

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Six-member girl group Bling Bling to disband...

Bling Bling, the six-member girl group, has decided to disband after two years. Bling Bling's agency Major9 announced the group's disbandment on Tuesday and a halt to the group's contract and future activities. According to the label, the memb...

 2022-07-26 07:35 

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Korea to face old rivals Japan in winner-takes-all EAFF E-1 final game...

The Korean football team will take on rivals Japan in a winner-takes-all final game of the 2022 EAFF E-1 Football Championship in Toyota, Japan on Wednesday as the Taeguk Warriors look to overcome recent history and beat the hosts in their 81st game...

 2022-07-26 07:35 

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'Hansan: Rising Dragons' beats expectations and records...

"We made the film genuinely hoping to incur a sense of pride and self-esteem in the minds of the viewers; whether or not that will be relayed to the audience as much as it was eight years ago is up to fate," director Kim Han-min told local......

 2022-07-26 07:34 

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2022.7.26 Hotel Events...

Cafe One at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul in Seocho District, southern Seoul, celebrates the arrival of the holiday season with Salad & Sandwiches To Go, a new gourmet selection of takeout salads and sandwiches. The salad menu includes Burrata......

 2022-07-26 07:34 

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High school heroes...

Students from Yushin High School in Suwon, Gyeonggi, celebrate after winning the final of the 77th Blue Dragon Flag National High School Baseball Championship on Monday....

 2022-07-26 07:34 

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering management offers public apology for recent strike...

The management of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) on Tuesday apologized to the public for the recent strike by its subcontractors and said that it will take the lead in creating fundamental improvements and a new cooperation model....

 2022-07-26 07:34 

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Kwon Soon-woo beats Marcus Giron to advance at Atlanta Open...

Kwon Soon-woo beat Marcos Giron of the United States two sets to one in the round of 32 at the Atlanta Open in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday....

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Forget fitted, loose unisex fashion is here to stay...

Recent trends have shown that the "genderless" style is here to stay. Earlier this month, Nike chose to "just do it" by launching a gender-fluid store, the first such store worldwide, in Hongdae. Turns out fashion simply does not care what...

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Nicole of KARA to return after 8 years with single 'YOU.F.O'...

In mint condition with rainbow-printed heels and hair dyed crimson red, time has been kind to Nicole from girl group KARA, who is making her return to the K-pop scene after eight years. "Nicole is back!" she told the local press at Crest72 in......

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Chansung of 2PM is now a father to his new baby girl...

Boy band 2PM member Chansung is now a father, according to his agency L'July Entertainment on Tuesday....

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Budget for upcoming Blackpink music video is YG Entertainment's biggest yet...

An upcoming Blackpink music video will be the most expensive one yet, YG Entertainment said Tuesday....

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Rapper Zico tests positive for Covid ahead of release of new EP...

Rapper and producer Zico tested positive for Covid-19, two days ahead of the release of his new EP...

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Actor Koo Hye-sun appointed ambassador of Global Art Fair Singapore...

Actor Koo Hye-sun has been appointed the ambassador of this year's Global Art Fair Singapore, according to the fair's host Sejong Culture and Art Promotion Association on Tuesday. At least seven of Koo's works will be showcased at the fair'...

 2022-07-26 06:39 

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Yoon Suk-yeol tells Tokyo to get neighbors' consent on radioactive water...

President Yoon Suk-yeol told Japan to get the consent of neighboring countries before it releases contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from its Fukushima nuclear power plant....

 2022-07-26 06:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

'My Sleep' exhibition is no snooze...

"Korea is a country that conventionally thinks that sleep is something that should be reduced to the bare minimum in order to find success in society. But sleep is a necessity, and this exhibition aims to explore just that." During a press preview...

 2022-07-26 05:40 

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Volkswagen Group Korea names new head of Bentley...

Volkswagen Group Korea named Christian Schlick as the new head of its Bentley brand, the Korean unit of the German carmaker said Monday....

 2022-07-26 05:40 

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Second quarter GDP beats estimates as consumer returns...

Korea's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter as spending by consumers freed most of Covid-related restrictions and spending by the government compensated for weakness in exports and investment....

 2022-07-26 05:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Meta wants data or it will pull the plug on its users...

Social media colossus Meta is coming under fire for forcing Korean users to agree to its new privacy policy. Meta argues it is only aligning its policy with local data protection law. The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) has ......

 2022-07-26 05:40 

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LG Energy Solution signs battery materials MOU with Huayou Cobalt...

LG Energy Solution signed a memorandum of understanding with Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt to establish a joint venture that recycles battery materials....

 2022-07-26 05:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

[WORD_ON_THE_WEB] 'Meta is trying to abuse its power over Korea'...

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is now requiring Korean users to agree with its revised user data privacy policy....

 2022-07-26 03:45 

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JYP Entertainment, Republic Records to launch first K-pop-style North American girl group...

JYP Entertainment and Republic Records will be launching the world's first North American girl group created through the K-pop system, according to a joint statement by the two labels......

 2022-07-26 03:45 

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Jeonse price for Seoul apartments falls for first time in over 3 years...

The average jeonse price for an apartment in Seoul has fallen for the first time in three years and three months. This is interpreted to have come as part of the aftermath of a sharp drop in demand for loans for jeonse — lump-sum long-term deposit.....

 2022-07-26 03:45 

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Joe Biden to hold video conference with SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won today...

U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a video conference with SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won Tuesday, the White House announced. Biden and Chey will discuss SK Group's active investment in the U.S. and in job creation....

 2022-07-26 03:45 

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Twice reveals track list for upcoming EP 'Between 1&2'...

Girl group Twice revealed the track list of its upcoming EP. According to the list, the girl group's new title track is titled "Talk that Talk." The EP includes six more tracks: "Queen of Hearts," "Basics," "Trouble," &...

 2022-07-26 02:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean cabinet approves formation of new police oversight bureau...

The cabinet approved a regulation to form a new police oversight bureau within the Ministry of the Interior and Safety at a cabinet meeting presided by Prime Minister Han Duck-soo on Tuesday....

 2022-07-26 01:50 

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Covid-19 cases in Korea jump to nearly 100,000...

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea recorded 99,327 Tuesday, nearing the 100,000 mark for the first time in three months. Tuesday's number of confirmed cases is a steep jump from the day before, with 35,883 new cases....

 2022-07-26 00:53 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 장애인 이용 가능 자율주행차 상업 운행 시작...

A driverless vehicle for people with disabilities is being tested in Sangam-dong, a western Seoul district being used as a pilot zone for autonomous cars, a first for the country....

 2022-07-26 00:53 

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Korea's second quarter GDP up 2.9% on year...

Korea's economy grew 2.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, according to a preliminary report by the Bank of Korea Tuesday....

 2022-07-25 11:34 

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Flyboard fun...

People watch the Mega Flyboard Show at Caribbean Bay, a water theme park in Yongin, Gyeonggi on Monday....

 2022-07-25 11:33 

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Vegflation...

A person shops for groceries at a market in Seoul on Monday. Prices of vegetables are rising rapidly due to hot weather and the rainy season....

 2022-07-25 11:33 

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Best tests in town...

A customer buys a self-testing kit at a GS25 convenience store in Seoul, Monday, as the store runs a buy-two-get-one-free event amid a resurgence in Covid-19 cases....

 2022-07-25 11:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chips ship...

Samsung Electronics employees carry wafers manufactured with 3-nanometer technology on Monday during a shipping ceremony for the products at the chipmaker's plant in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi....

 2022-07-25 11:33 

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Inflation expected to peak in late Q3 or early Q4: finance minister...

Korea's consumer inflation is likely to peak late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter if there is no sharp hike in global oil and grain prices, Finance Minister Choo Kyung-ho said Monday....

 2022-07-25 10:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK geo centric, Veolia to expand plastic recycling business in Asia...

SK geo centric signed a deal with Veolia, a French recycling company, to expand its plastic recycling business in Asia, the company said Monday....

 2022-07-25 10:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Defense contractors set their sights on European market...

Korean defense companies are set to sign at least $10 billion in defense deals with the Polish government as tensions build in Europe and countries seek to arm quickly and efficiently to prepare for possible conflict....

 2022-07-25 10:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Solutions sought to late night taxi shortage...

To tackle a worsening taxi shortage in Korea, the government is considering lifting operation restrictions at night and adopting a new system for pairing cabs and passengers....

 2022-07-25 10:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kakao Mobility CEO asks for suspension of share sale talks...

Ryu Gung-seon, CEO of Kakao Mobility, said in an internal notice on Monday that he...

 2022-07-25 09:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

The future of biopharmaceuticals...

Some 30 students from 25 low-income countries take a photo after a tour of Samsung Biologics' headquarters in Songdo, Incheon, on Friday....

 2022-07-25 09:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Unclaimed bodies in rivers probably came from North Korea...

Four bodies suspected of originating in North Korea have washed up in rivers in Gyeonggi this past month, raising questions about how and why they ended up dead in the South....

 2022-07-25 09:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

BA.2.75 makes its first known local transmission...

Korea on Monday confirmed its first locally-transmitted case of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.75, nicknamed Centaurus, the most contagious version yet....

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