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 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon tried spinning Itaewon tragedy, says DP lawmaker...

After the tragedy in Itaewon that killed 158 on Oct. 29, the Yoon Suk-yeol adminstration tried to spin it by not using the term...

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Inside Shin-Hanul 2, Korea's energy future is taking shape...

It has taken more than a decade for the new nuclear power plant to be completed since ground was broken in April 2010. The recent nuclear power projects are the first in the country where all key components not only the APR1400 are localized....

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Avoid nationalism to maintain growth: Korean political scientist...

On Thursday, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra) and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Korea (SCCK) held the monthly "Business+ Forum," at Lotte Hotel Seoul in central Seoul, with representatives from 17 foreign chambers in Korea....

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Twins re-sign free agent pitcher Kim Jin-sung on two-year deal...

The LG Twins on Thursday re-signed free agent veteran pitcher Kim Jin-sung on a two year deal worth 700 million won ($530,000)....

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean tire companies prepare for high demand of EV-specific wheels...

The tire market especially for electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to experience a surge in demand as the sales of EVs rapidly increase across the world....

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Winter sports fans welcome drop in temperature...

It has been an unusually long fall but as the country finally saw subzero temperatures last week, recreational facilities are opening their doors to eager winter sports enthusiasts. Phoenix Pyeongchang and Yongpyong Resort in Gangwon Province, the......

 2022-12-08 09:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

After two-year delay, LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier released locally...

LG Electronics released LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier on Thursday, two years after the electronic mask was first introduced overseas....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

'The Forbidden Marriage'...

From left, actors Kim Young-dae, Park Ju-hyun, director Park Sang-woo and actor Kim Woo-seok pose photos to promote their upcoming MBC drama series "The Forbidden Marriage" at the Yongsan I'Park Mall branch of CGV in central Seoul on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Six Koreans advance to second leg of LPGA Q-Series...

With the first half of LPGA Q-Series completed after four rounds at Magnolia Grove Golf Course, six Koreans landed in the top 70 and will advance to the second week at Highland Oaks Golf Course in Dothan, Alabama....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Le Sserafim tops Circle Chart's Global K-pop Chart with 'Antifragile'...

Girl group Le Sserafim topped the monthly Global K-pop Chart of Circle Chart with its single "Antifragile.4; According to Circle Chart, it's the first time for a girl group or a boy band who debuted this year to top the Global K-pop Chart....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Global Traveler cites Seoul as best MICE city in the world...

Voters chose Seoul as the Best MICE City of 2022 for the eighth year in a row in Global Traveler, a U.S. magazine for business travelers....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Safety inspections completed at SPC Group affiliates following worker's death...

Safety inspections have been fully completed on all 28 factories of SPC Group affiliates, with the companies adding necessary safety measures to help prevent accidents....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shares extend losing streak to a fifth day Thursday...

Shares extended their losing streak to a fifth day Thursday amid concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve may keep its aggressive policy tightening following solid economic data. The won rose against the dollar....

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

FIA completes Formula E 2023 calendar without Seoul race...

The FIA announced Wednesday that the 2023 Formula E World Championship will include a race in Portland, Oregon, completing the season calendar and effectively confirming that Formula E has pulled out of the Korean market...

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

Central Seoul’s Myeongdong is back and attracting locals and foreigners alike...

Central Seoul's Myeongdong is bouncing back to its pre-Covid status of being the city's hottest shopping district and tourism hub. The once barren streets of Myeongdong are now crowded with people, both locals and foreigners, crisscrossing the......

 2022-12-08 08:34 

Korea Joongang Daily

No confidence motion set against interior minister...

The Democratic Party (DP) submitted a no-confidence motion against Interior Minister Lee Sang-min to a plenary session of the National Assembly Thursday, setting the stage for a floor vote on Friday....

 2022-12-08 08:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Drumbeat for Han Dong-hoon to lead PPP grows...

Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon is considered a leading candidate to head the People Power Party (PPP), despite his claim that he's dedicated to his current job....

 2022-12-08 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seventeen's 'Face the Sun' earns MTV title of album of the year...

"Face the Sun," the fourth studio album of boy band Seventeen, earned the title of one of the "Albums Of The Year" as designated by American music channel MTV. "Rather than continuing to live comfortably in the shade, the K-pop superst...

 2022-12-08 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

'The Tattooist' tells the stories behind people's ink...

Although tattoos still remain a controversial topic between older and younger generations in Korea, it's not too difficult to spot someone with a tattoo walking down the street nowadays. Even as global stars such as Brad Pitt, Lily Collins and......

 2022-12-08 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

163,000 tickets already reserved for 'Avatar: The Way of Water'...

According to data from the Korean Film Council, 163,000 people have already reserved their tickets to see "Avatar: The Way of Water," six days before the highly-anticipated film hits theaters nationwide on Dec. 14. "Avatar" had its world.....

 2022-12-08 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

'What was the point of using all that money'...

On Dec. 5, President Yoon Suk-yeol held a state dinner with Vietnam's President Nguyen Xuan Phuc. This was the first time that the Yeongbin-gwan, or the State Guest House inside the Blue House, was used for a summit....

 2022-12-08 07:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hit Naver Webtoon 'Lookism' adapted into Netflix original animated series...

The hit Naver Webtoon "Lookism" has been adapted into a Netflix original animated series and will be available for streaming worldwide from today. According to Naver Webtoon on Thursday, the Netflix series "Lookism" will be released at 5 p...

 2022-12-08 07:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

North hackers used Itaewon tragedy as Trojan Horse...

North Korea exploited public interest in the deadly crowd crush in Seoul in October to conduct cyber attacks on South Korean targets, Google said on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 07:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

State panel begins probe into alleged rights violations of overseas Korean adoptees...

Over 30 cases of alleged human rights violations suffered by Korean adoptees sent abroad decades ago have come under an investigation, a state truth panel said Thursday....

 2022-12-08 07:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Hee-chan's 'wrist kiss' at World Cup directed toward grandparents...

Hwang Hee-chan, who led the Korean national football team to advance to the round of 16 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, visited his grandparents Thursday and revealed that they were who he was aiming his...

 2022-12-08 06:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Celebrity hosts announced for this year's SBS Drama Awards...

Comedian Shin Dong-yup, actors Ahn Hyo-seop and Kim Se-jeong were announced as this year's hosts for the upcoming 2022 SBS Drama Awards....

 2022-12-08 05:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

Return-to-work order issued for Korean steel and petrochemical truckers...

Steel and petrochemicals damages total 2.6 trillion won. The Democratic Party on Tuesday agreed to accept the government proposal of extending the freight rate system for another three years....

 2022-12-08 05:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

Localization may be key to global K-content success following pandemic...

As the world anxiously awaits a possible transition to a more manageable Covid-19 endemic, experts say localization will be the key to the long-term success of K-content. "After the pandemic, localized content that suits the tastes of the......

 2022-12-08 05:45 

Korea Joongang Daily

K-pop girl group Kep1er named in two categories on 'Year on TikTok 2022' list...

Girl group Kep1er was selected as the fourth most popular TikTok artist and the 10th artist with the most new followers on the service on Thursday....

 2022-12-08 02:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boy band NCT 127 adds nine more dates to its world tour...

K-pop boy band NCT 127 added nine more dates to its world tour...

 2022-12-08 02:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean gov't to issue 2nd executive order for truckers to resume work...

The government will issue another executive order Thursday as the strike by the Cargo Truckers Solidarity reaches its 15th day, ordering truckers in the fuel and steel sectors to return to work....

 2022-12-08 02:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Popeyes gives Korea a second try as it returns to the market next week...

Popeyes is returning to the Korean market and will open its first branch in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, on Dec. 16....

 2022-12-08 02:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul court sides with crypto exchanges to delist Wemix...

The Seoul Central District Court sided with crypto exchanges on Wednesday evening, dismissing Wemade's request to cancel a decision made last month by local crypto exchanges to delist Wemix tokens from their services....

 2022-12-08 02:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Striking truckers in fuel, steel sectors ordered by Korean gov't to return to work...

Prime Minister Han Duck-soo said Thursday that the government issued an order for striking truckers serving the petrochemical and steel industries to return to work, as their strike entered its 15th day amid growing disruptions of supply chains....

 2022-12-08 02:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

One killed, three injured at plant fire in South Chungcheong...

One person was killed and three were seriously injured in a fire at a ferroalloy plant in Dangjin, South Chungcheong, on Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday....

 2022-12-08 01:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Workforce of tour agencies nearly halves over 3 years on pandemic...

The workforce of major Korean travel agencies has nearly halved over the past three years due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the number of tour firms also plummeting, industry data showed Thursday....

 2022-12-08 01:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

N. Korea revises laws on agriculture, grain distribution amid food shortages...

North Korea has revised laws on grain production and distribution at its parliamentary meeting, according to its state media Thursday, a move seen aimed at tightening state control on crop supply amid food shortages....

 2022-12-08 01:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

65,253 Covid-19 cases reported in Korea Thursday...

Korea recorded 65,253 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, up more than 8,000 from the same day a week before, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency....

 2022-12-08 01:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shares open lower after U.S. losses and concerns of Fed tightening...

Stocks opened lower Thursday, tracking overnight falls on Wall Street, amid concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve may continue its aggressive monetary tightening following solid economic data....

 2022-12-08 01:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Russia continues to look to N. Korea for weapons for use in Ukraine: State Dept....

Russia continues to look to North Korea and Iran for weapons to be used in its illegal war against Ukraine, a state department spokesperson said Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 11:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Average Korean income breaks 40 million won for first time...

The average Korean worker made 40.24 million won ($30,414) last year, breaking the 40-million-won mark for the first time, according to Statistics Korea on Wednesday. According to the statistics authority, there were 19,959,000 workers in ......

 2022-12-07 11:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's central bank to continue raising key policy rate...

Korea's central bank will continue raising its key policy rate, possibly peaking at 3.5 percent in 2023, an economist at global credit appraiser S&P Global Rating said Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 11:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

New rules push major firms to tap more female outside directors...

The number of female outside directors at major Korean companies has risen sharply over the past year due to a tougher law, a corporate tracker said Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 11:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to support bio firms' 13 trillion won investment by 2026...

Korea will push for deregulation and provide various supportive measures for bio companies to promote their planned investment and nurture the sector as a new growth engine, the industry ministry said Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 11:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to invest 400 billion won in 2023 to foster digital biotechnology...

Korea will funnel 400 billion won ($304.5 million) into research and development next year to foster the digital transformation in the bio technology sector as part of the country's long-term future growth plan, the science ministry said Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 10:08 

Korea Joongang Daily

Sour milk...

Employees of Seoul Milk went on a partial strike on Wednesday over a dispute related to wages. Stores selling Seoul Milk products were notified there may be some disruptions in supply due to the strike....

 2022-12-07 10:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

Apple budges on App Store pricing after fielding complaints...

Apple will loosen its grip on pricing for app purchases to give more autonomy to developers. The company said it will add 700 new price points and new pricing tools, its first big change to the pricing policy in about 15 years....

 2022-12-07 10:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Korean age' could become a custom of the past...

Korea will officially adopt the international method of counting ages starting as early as next year, moving away from its traditional system that adds at least a year....

 2022-12-07 10:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

Merry Christmas...

Parade performers wave to the audience during a Christmas parade at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday....

 2022-12-07 10:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

YouTube channel blocks raid in justice minister suit...

The police on Wednesday attempted unsuccessfully to raid the offices of a YouTube channel accused of trying to enter Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon's apartment last month....

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