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 2022-09-13 01:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nearly 560,000 foreign hacking attempts against gov't detected over past 6 yrs: report...

The government has seen nearly 560,000 outside hacking attempts into its key computer systems over the past six years, with a combined 43 percent from China and the United States, a report showed Tuesday....

 2022-09-13 01:50 

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Girl group DIA's Jung Chae-yeon breaks collarbone while filming MBC series...

Singer and actor Jung Chae-yeon of girl group DIA was injured while filming for the upcoming MBC series "The Golden Spoon," her agency Pocketdol Studio said on Monday. According to the agency, Jung fell down a flight of stairs on Saturday and ......

 2022-09-12 10:00 

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Napoli-Rangers match postponed to Wednesday: UEFA...

UEFA announced Sunday that Napoli will be facing Rangers FC in their Champions League tie on Wednesday instead of Tuesday due to limitations on police resources....

 2022-09-12 10:00 

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World grits teeth after North passes law about nuke strikes...

Seoul said it's maintaining its North Korea denuclearization policy even after Pyongyang adopted a law on the use of preemptive nuclear strikes for self-defense....

 2022-09-12 09:59 

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After relatively healthy Chuseok, 'twindemic' fears arise...

Medical experts are warning of a "twindemic" this fall, a coming together of seasonal influenza and Covid-19, after a relatively pandemic-free Chuseok holiday....

 2022-09-12 09:59 

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NCT Dream wraps up two-day Seoul concert 'The Dream Show2 – In A Dream'...

Boy band NCT Dream garnered some 135,000 fans during its two-day concert at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in southern Seoul that concluded Friday....

 2022-09-12 09:59 

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Indictment of DP leader Lee Jae-myung roils political waters...

Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle wrangled over Democratic Party Chairman Lee Jae-myung's indictment during the Chuseok holidays....

 2022-09-12 09:59 

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Mallorca's Lee Kang-in picks up third assist of season against Real Madrid...

Lee Kang-in's impeccable form continued on Sunday, with the young Korean midfielder picking up his third assist of the season in Mallorca's sole goal during a 4-1 loss against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabu Stadium in Spain....

 2022-09-12 09:02 

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Blast furnaces at Posco's Pohang steel mill almost back up...

All three of the Posco blast furnaces forced to shut down by flooding caused by Typhoon Hinnamnor will be up and running by Tuesday....

 2022-09-12 09:01 

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October festivals galore in Busan, from BTS to films and fireworks...

From films and fireworks to BTS, October is expected to be a month full of exciting festivities in the southern port city of Busan. The...

 2022-09-12 09:01 

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Yoon adds stop in London to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral...

President Yoon Suk-yeol will stop in London to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II en route to the United States and Canada next week....

 2022-09-12 09:01 

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HiteJinro truckers end four-month strike after finding common ground...

HiteJinro truckers ended their four-month strike, with smaller freight charge increases than hoped for but free from expensive damage claims....

 2022-09-12 08:05 

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Ssireum matches come to a close after Chuseok holidays...

Four ssireum champions were crowned at the Withus Pharmaceutical Chuseok Ssireum Competition at Goseong-gun National Sports Center in Goseong, South Gyeongsang over the Chuseok holidays....

 2022-09-12 06:13 

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Man arrested for drug use in Gangnam reported to be actor Lee Sang-bo...

A man in his 40s, reported to be actor Lee Sang-bo, was arrested on Saturday for drug use in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, according to Seoul Gangnam Police Station. Police arrested a man in his 40s on Saturday at his house in Gangnam......

 2022-09-12 06:13 

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'Squid Game' Day...

From left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, CEO of Siren Pictures Kim Ji-yeon, director of...

 2022-09-12 06:13 

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National Museum of Korean Contemporary History shows how to 'Re-connect: Until Everyone Is Safe'...

Ranging from smallpox, black plague and cholera to Spanish flu and Covid-19, an exhibition under way at a national museum in central Seoul provides a graphic and detailed look into how mankind has fought against infectious diseases. The National......

 2022-09-12 05:17 

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Lee You-mi stars in 'Mental Coach Jegal' series...

Emmy-winning actor and...

 2022-09-12 05:17 

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KCON goes to Saudi Arabia for first time...

A Korean culture festival will be held in Saudi Arabia next month, according to CJ ENM on Sunday....

 2022-09-12 05:17 

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'Confidential Assignment 2' is Chuseok box office king...
 2022-09-10 22:26 

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Cost of gimbap breaks ₩3,000 as prices continue to rise...

Food prices in Korea have risen so much this year that a single gimbap roll now costs more than 3,000 won ($2.17), an increase of 11.5 percent from a year earlier....

 2022-09-10 00:01 

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Premier League games postponed following Queen's death...

The Premier League has postponed all matches this weekend following the death of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-09 22:09 

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Korea's first world problem: Is the mart open?...

Anyone who has lived in Korea for some amount of time is probably familiar with — and has likely at least once fallen victim to — the baffling shopping conundrum that is the closing of large marts every other Sunday....

 2022-09-08 22:47 

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Foreign teachers say racism is still a big problem in Korean hagwon...

Korean officials, especially in the education sector, often talk a good game when it comes to globalization. But foreign English teachers working here say that racism is still rampant in the world of hagwon, or private cram schools....

 2022-09-08 22:47 

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The chips are down, and Korea Inc. is feeling the pain...

Semiconductors, Korea's biggest export, are not saving the day....

 2022-09-08 08:47 

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Shinsegae's Better Foods to introduce its Better Meat line into U.S. market...

Better Foods, a U.S. subsidiary of Shinsegae Food specializing in plant-based products, will introduce Better Meat, a line of alternative meat products including sliced ham, canned ham, meatballs and patties into the U.S. market....

 2022-09-08 08:46 

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Ateez earns its first million-seller with EP 'The World Ep. 1 : Movement'...

Boy band Ateez earned its first million-seller with EP "The World Ep. 1 : Movement," almost four years after its debut. The EP had sold over 1 million units since its release on July 29, according to data provided by local album sales tracker......

 2022-09-08 08:46 

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Shares end higher Thursday helped by institutional buying...

Shares ended higher Thursday helped by institutional buying amid worries over the Fed's aggressive rate hikes and their impact on the global economy. The won rose against the dollar....

 2022-09-08 08:46 

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Pohang and Gyeongju designated disaster zones after typhoon...

President Yoon Suk-yeol designated the southeastern cities of Pohang and Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang as disaster zones on Wednesday, a day after they were struck by Typhoon Hinnamnor....

 2022-09-08 08:46 

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Unification minister proposes talks with North on war-torn families...

Unification Minister Kwon Young-se on Thursday proposed talks with Pyongyang to resolve the issue of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War....

 2022-09-08 08:46 

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Homeward bound...

A crowd of people wait for buses bound for their hometowns at the Express Bus Terminal in Seocho District, southern Seoul, on Thursday. Many people will make homecoming travels during Chuseok, or Korean harvest festival, which falls on Sept. 10....

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Energy crisis looms in Korea as it's utilities vs. consumers...

Wholesale prices of electricity and gas are skyrocketing amid the continued rise of oil prices globally, and losses at utilities are expected to rise. Korea is facing its own energy crisis as the winter approaches, with deficits at the companies......

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Korean researchers develop way to sustain nuclear fusion...

Researchers from Seoul National University (SNU) and the Korea Institute of Fusion Energy (KFE) have developed a new way to sustain nuclear fusion for a long period of time. The research was reported in a study titled "A sustained ......

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Samsung, LG offer free repairs for appliances damaged by typhoon in worst-hit areas...

After Typhoon Hinnamnor passed through the southeast of Korea early this week, local electronics makers Samsung and LG are offering repair services for water-damaged home appliances in the regions, free of charge....

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Holiday feeling...

Travelers crowd Incheon Ferry Terminal in Incheon on Sept. 8, a day ahead of the four-day Chuseok holiday....

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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African Union Day...

Carlos Victor Boungou, ambassador of Gabon to Korea and dean of the African Group of Ambassadors, seventh from right, and Lyeo Woon-ki, president of the Korea-Africa Foundation, eighth from left, and other members of the......

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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'Bring local universities and businesses back to life first'...
 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Last-minute must-haves...

Visitors shop at Sejong Traditional Market in Jochiwon, Sejong, on Thursday, a day ahead of the beginning of the four-day Chuseok holiday....

 2022-09-08 07:50 

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Production company Endeavor Content changes name to Fifth Season...

Endeavor Content changed its name to Fifth Season, CJ ENM said Thursday....

 2022-09-08 06:54 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chung Jin-suk named new interim chief of People Power Party...

Chung Jin-suk, deputy speaker of the National Assembly, became the new interim chief of the People Power Party (PPP) Thursday and is now tasked with bringing together his party which has faced weeks of turmoil over a leadership vacuum....

 2022-09-08 06:54 

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Gucci says the fashion show will go on at Gyeongbok Palace...

Italian luxury fashion house Gucci said Thursday that it will go ahead with a runway show that was scheduled to take place at Gyeongbok Palace's Geunjeongjeon on Nov. 1. On Aug. 29, news reports began to circulate that the Cultural Heritage ......

 2022-09-08 06:54 

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Is art art if there's no artist?...

The debate about artwork and artificial intelligence (AI) was rekindled recently after a painting by a computer won the top prize at an art exhibition in the United States last month. Those claiming that pieces by programs are...

 2022-09-08 05:58 

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Kim Seon-ho, Kim Ji-soo named outstanding actor, actress at Seoul International Drama Awards...

Kim Seon-ho and Kim Ji-soo were named outstanding actor and actress in the category of Korean drama series at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2022. The outcomes of the two awards are based solely on votes from fans of......

 2022-09-08 05:58 

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Blackpink unveils tracklist of its upcoming album 'Born Pink'...

K-pop girl group Blackpink unveiled the tracklist of its upcoming album "Born Pink" on Thursday. The second full-length album from the girl group consists of eight songs. The album starts off with the already popular track ......

 2022-09-08 05:58 

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Trade minister and USTR agree to 'engagement channel' on IRA...

The law, which went into effect on Aug. 16, would have a significant impact on Korean auto manufacturers. Hyundai Motor won't be making EVs in the United States until 2025...

 2022-09-08 05:02 

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3 Korean, 2 Malaysian energy companies to work on clean hydrogen production project...

Three Korean companies and two Malaysian energy companies have agreed to cooperate on a clean hydrogen production project....

 2022-09-08 05:02 

Korea Joongang Daily

Four out of ten restaurants to open for entirety of Chuseok holidays...

Four out of ten restaurants will be opened during the four-day Chuseok harvest festival holiday in Korea, according to Baedal Minjok (Baemin) Thursday....

 2022-09-08 04:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Girl group EXID to release EP to celebrate 10-year debut anniversary...

Girl group EXID will release an EP to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its debut. The group announced the news during a livestream on social media platform Meta on Wednesday. The EP, titled "X," will be released on Sept. 29. "X" in Rom...

 2022-09-08 04:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daniel Henney shows third cop's a charm in 'The Spy: Undercover Operation'...

Daniel Henney, a Korean-American actor who local audiences last saw in the 2013 film "The Spy: Undercover Operation," slips into the familiar role of a handsome, charming and flirtatious FBI agent named Jack in "Confidential Assignment 2......

 2022-09-08 04:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

President Yoon Suk-yeol to meet U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Seoul...

President Yoon Suk-yeol will meet with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and discuss bilateral relations and other regional and global issues during her visit to Seoul on Sept. 29, said the presidential office Thursday....

 2022-09-08 04:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ju Ji-hoon, Han Hyo-joo cast as leads in new drama 'Dominant Species'...

Actors Ju Ji-hoon and Han Hyo-joo have been cast as the lead roles in the new drama series "Dominant Species" (translated), written by Lee Su-yeon of hit series "Stranger" (2017) and "Stranger 2" (2020). Production company Ace Fact...

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