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 2023-01-19 06:18 

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SK On signs deal to develop EV battery anodes with Urbix...

SK On will co-develop anodes with Arizona-based Urbix in an effort to reduce its dependency on China after the passage of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)....

 2023-01-19 05:22 

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Lee Dong-gook appointed as KFA vice president...

Korean football legend Lee Dong-gook was appointed as vice president of the Korean Football Association (KFA) on Wednesday....

 2023-01-19 05:22 

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Hwang In-beom gets interest from Inter Milan: Reports...

An Inter Milan scout reportedly visited a Greek Super League game between Olympiacos and Aris at Karaiskakis football stadium in Piraeus, Greece on Sunday to watch Koraen midfielder Hwang In-beom in action....

 2023-01-19 04:25 

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Enhypen’s Jay apologizes again for derogatory comments about Korean history...

Boy band Enhypen's Jay shared his second apology on Wednesday regarding his derogatory comments about Korean history. Jay sparked controversy during a live session on Jan. 10 when he claimed ......

 2023-01-19 03:29 

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Foreign Ministry of Iran summons Korean ambassador...

The Foreign Ministry of Iran summoned the Korean ambassador in Tehran to protest President Yoon Suk Yeol's comment about Iran and United Arab Emirates (UAE) relations. Iranian deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, Reza......

 2023-01-19 02:34 

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North Korea holds key parliamentary meeting without leader Kim's attendance...

North Korea has convened a two-day parliamentary session in Pyongyang to discuss budgetary and other issues, including legislation against foreign cultural influences, its state media said Thursday....

 2023-01-19 02:34 

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Korean senior citizens remain mired in poverty: report...

Korean senior citizens' poverty rate has been on the mend but is still high among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a report showed Thursday....

 2023-01-19 02:33 

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U.S. should prepare for possible deployment of nuclear assets to South Korea: U.S. think tank...

The United States should consider possible deployment of U.S. nuclear weapons to South Korea in the future, a U.S. think tank said Wednesday, in what it called...

 2023-01-19 02:33 

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SsangYong Motor eyeing first quarterly operating profit in six years...

SsangYong Motor expects to generate its first quarterly operating profit in six years, in part thanks to brisk sales of the Torres SUV introduced in July....

 2023-01-19 02:33 

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Nongshim denies noodles exported to Taiwan are toxic...

Nongshim refuted reports on Wednesday that a carcinogenic chemical was discovered in its products exported to Taiwan. Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) detected 0.075 milligrams per kilogram of ethylene oxide in the soup packet of Shin......

 2023-01-19 02:33 

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Celtic continue push to sign Oh Hyeon-gyu: Reports...

Celtic has reportedly doubled down on its push to sign Korean forward Oh Hyeon-gyu from the Suwon Samsung Bluewings, despite the Korean club rejecting the offer last year....

 2023-01-19 01:38 

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Korea reports 29,816 new Covid-19 cases Thursday...

Korea reported 29,816 new Covid-19 cases Thursday, down 14,000 from the same day the previous week, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency....

 2023-01-19 01:37 

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Seoul shares open lower on renewed recession woes...

Korean stocks got off to a weak start Thursday, as the latest U.S. economic data reignited fears of a recession....

 2023-01-19 01:37 

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LG Chem to invest 2 trillion won in biopharmaceuticals business by 2027...

LG Chem will invest 2 trillion won ($1.6 billion) in its biopharmaceuticals business by the end of 2027, aiming to become a major player in the U.S. anticancer market....

 2023-01-18 19:05 

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Davos discussions likely to yield business bonanza for Korea...

Vestas, a Danish wind turbine manufacturer, committed $300 million of investment in Korea to build a manufacturing facility during the World Economic Forum in Davos Wednesday....

 2023-01-18 16:16 

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Yoon Suk Yeol seeks solutions to global challenges with business leaders in Davos...

President Yoon Suk Yeol held a luncheon for business leaders of Korean and global companies Wednesday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Intella X raises $12 million to develop blockchain gaming platform...

Intella X, a Singaporean subsidiary of Korean game publisher Neowiz, raised $12 million in global investments to develop its own blockchain gaming platform, according to the company Wednesday. Investors include partners from a variety of sectors in.....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Mounds of masks...

Masks are shown on sale at Namdaemun market in central Seoul on Wednesday, two days ahead of the government's meeting to decide on whether or not to lift the indoor mask mandate amid the downtrend in new Covid-19 cases....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Well wishes...

An elderly couple makes bokjori, a traditional Korean rice strainer, in a village in the city of Anseong, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday, four days ahead of the Lunar New Year, one of the country's two biggest traditional holidays....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Beer tax to be upped...

Seen here is a beer counter at a retail outlet in Seoul on Wednesday, when the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced it will raise the tax on beer by 30.5 won and on makgeolli by 1.5 won per liter, starting April....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Seven people arrested for smuggling ketamine into Korea...

Seven people who tried to bring in large amount of ketamine, a powerful anesthetic also used for recreational purposes, were arrested by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Wednesday....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Mirae Asset Global Investments India celebrates 15th anniversay...

Mirae Asset Global Investments India marked the 15th anniversary of its operations in India, the company announced Wednesday....

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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Five Koreans back from Abu Dhabi are being tested for MERS, Covid-19...

Five Koreans who arrived at Incheon International Airport from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) showed respiratory distress and are receiving diagnostic tests for Covid-19 and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) under the......

 2023-01-18 10:40 

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FTC files a complaint against trucker union for obstruction...

The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is filing an obstruction charge against a trucker union for hampering an investigation....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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North Korean hackers try offloading crypto and partly succeed...

A North Korean hacker group tried to launder cryptocurrency worth $63 million that it stole last year, but its attempts were partially blocked by crypto exchanges, according to blockchain experts....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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Korean holiday dosh devalued and a drag as inflation bites...

Koreans carefully counting their hard-earned won as inflation eats away at the value of earnings are reconsidering how much cash to fork over during the Lunar New Year....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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[VIDEO] Conte: 'It's hard to understand the criticism'...

Check out Antonio Conte's pre match press conference ahead of Tottenham's Premier League clash with Man City....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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Stocks close down for second day as investors remain cautious...

Stocks closed lower for the second straight day Wednesday, as investors were cautious to make risky bets ahead of the earnings season set to kick off next week....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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BTS Jin sends greeting to fans after finishing basic military training...

BTS member Jin left a few words for his fans after finishing his 5-week basic training at the 5th Infantry Division in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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Seoul police HQ raided for evidence of negligence in Itaewon tragedy...

Prosecutors raided the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, days after receiving the Itaewon crowd crush case from a special police investigation team....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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MBC’s talk show 'Radio Star' celebrates 16 years of asking the tough questions...

The ongoing longevity of MBC's signature talk show "Radio Star" is thanks to the tough questions that the guests are asked on the show — the result of meticulous work by the hosts and production staff, according to its producer Lee Yuna....

 2023-01-18 09:44 

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Woori Financial Group chief declines to run for another term...

Woori Financial Group Chairman Son Tae-seung is not running to keep that job for another year....

 2023-01-18 08:48 

Korea Joongang Daily

[VIDEO] Messi and Ronaldo, another epic showdown in Riyadh...

Two of football's greatest legends will meet again as Cristiano Ronaldo's Saudi All-Star XI takes on Lionel Messi's PSG in a friendly match in Riyadh. It'll be the first time they've faced each other on the field since December 2020....

 2023-01-18 08:48 

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Super Junior members reflect on 18-year K-pop career in new Disney+ documentary...

Years of sleep deprivation, tough training and endless competition were paid off by every fan's handwritten letter, voice of cheer and profession of love, boy band Super Junior said as it revealed its secret to continuing its 18-year career as......

 2023-01-18 08:48 

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Hunt continues for fallen drone around USFK Thaad missile base...

The police and military are tracking the whereabouts of a drone that went missing after approaching the U.S. Forces Korea's (USFK) Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (Thaad) missile base in Seongju, North Gyeongsang....

 2023-01-18 08:48 

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Parking Cloud to start EV charging service in parking garages...

Parking Cloud's electric vehicle (EV) charging service will be available at about 50 parking lots nationwide, according to its parent company SK E&S Wednesday....

 2023-01-18 08:48 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Friends for decades] Korea and Canada celebrating their 60th this year...

Tamara Mawhinney may be new to Korea, but she's into all things Korean. The charge d'affaires of the Canada Embassy wears a modern version of hanbok, Korean traditional dress, to events she attends in Seoul to promote Canada's interests......

 2023-01-18 08:48 

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DP's Lee Jae-myung agrees to another round of questioning...

Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung said Wednesday afternoon that he would obey a summons for questioning over corruption allegations in two real estate developments in Seongnam, Gyeonggi that began during his term as the city's mayor....

 2023-01-18 08:48 

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Yoon Suk Yeol heads to Davos to meet business leaders...

President Yoon Suk Yeol kicked off a four-day visit to Switzerland, where he will meet with business leaders and take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos....

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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Kim Si-woo looks to go two in a row at The American Express...

Kim Si-woo is looking to repeat his 2021 success at The American Express at the Pete Dye Stadium Course in La Quinta, California from Thursday as he mounts a bid to go two in a row following a victory at the Sony Open last week....

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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Sugar-free soju snags health conscious drinkers but still packs a calorific punch...

Humans may not be able to fully cheat the consequences of pleasure, but local soju companies are helping people shake off some of twinges of guilt with sugarless spirits. Hite Jinro, a local liquor company with the largest market share, relaunched......

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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Korean divorcées can't even agree on holiday complaints...

Divorced Korean men say time spent at the houses of their in-laws was the biggest cause of quarreling during their marriage. Divorced women say it was the unfair division of labor in preparing for charye — ritually putting out food for ancestors....

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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NIS goes after union for alleged violations of Security Act...

The spy agency and police raided the headquarters of a militant labor umbrella organization and two other locations Wednesday to investigate possible violations of the National Security Act....

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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[VIDEO} Relive Tottenham's incredible late win over Man City...

Tottenham Hotspur take on Manchester City in a Premier League clash on Thursday. Here's what happened this time last year, when late goals from Dejan Kulusevski and a double by Harry Kane sealed a dramatic 3-2 victory in February, 2022....

 2023-01-18 07:52 

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Netflix Korea unveils jam-packed line-up for 2023...

Netflix announced the lineup of 34 new series and movies for the new year, including...

 2023-01-18 07:51 

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JYP Entertainment to hold auditions in 6 Korean cities...

JYP Entertainment will hold an audition tour in six Korean cities in search of young talents, the K-pop company said Wednesday. The audition will begin on Jan. 18 in Incheon and will continue on to Gwangju on Feb. 4, Daejeon on Feb. 5, Busan ......

 2023-01-18 07:51 

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Lotte Confectionery wants extra scoop of Indian ice cream market...

Lotte Confectionery will invest 70 billion won ($56.3 million) over the next five year in Havmor Ice Cream, its Indian ice cream subsidiary. With the funds, a 60,000-square-meter ice cream plant will be built at the Maharashtra Industrial Develop......

 2023-01-18 06:55 

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Le Sserafim's Kim Chae-won denies dating rumors, photos confirmed as fake...

Kim Chae-won, a member of girl group Le Sserafim, denied a report that she is dating a former rapper. Shukan Bunshun, a Japanese weekly news magazine, reported on Wednesday that the K-pop singer is dating a former rapper, whose name was kept ......

 2023-01-18 06:55 

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Doosan Enerbility and DL E&C investing $25 million in X-energy...

Through the strategic investment, DL E&C, a local engineering and construction company, will acquire $20 million of X-energy convertible bonds, and Doosan Enerbility $5 million....

 2023-01-18 06:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

2023.1.18 Hotel Events...

The Lounge at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul greets 2023 with a groundbreaking reinvention of its signature dim sum and small bites menus, enduring favorites among guests.Located in the hotel's eighth-floor Reception Lobby, The Lounge combines a cozy and......

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