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 2023-01-11 01:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blackpink to headline Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival...

Blackpink will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival, becoming the first-ever K-pop band to do so, this April. The quartet will give two performances, one each on April 15 and 22, during the music festivity as ......

 2023-01-11 01:03 

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Korea reports 54,343 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday...

Korea reported 54,343 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday, down 24,000 from the same day the previous week, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency....

 2023-01-11 01:03 

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Seoul stocks open higher ahead of U.S. inflation data...

Seoul shares opened higher Wednesday, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street, as investors expect the upcoming U.S. consumer price index may provide signs of a slowdown in inflation....

 2023-01-11 01:03 

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Korea's job additions hit 22-year high in 2022 on pandemic recovery...

Korea reported the largest job additions in more than 20 years in 2022, data showed Wednesday, as the country gradually returned to pre-pandemic normalcy....

 2023-01-11 01:03 

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U.S. monitoring North Korea, others for potential chemical weapons proliferation: Pentagon...

The United States continues to keep a close watch on North Korea and others for possible use or proliferation of illegal chemical and biological weapons, a Pentagon spokesperson said Tuesday....

 2023-01-11 01:03 

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Exports down 0.9 percent during first 10 days of January...

Korea's exports slipped 0.9 percent on-year in the first 10 days of January, data showed Wednesday, as demand for chips and precision machinery slowed....

 2023-01-11 00:07 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 눈에 갇힌 한국인 관광객 도운 미국인 부부, 1년 공짜 치킨 쿠폰 받아...

A family in Upstate New York has been rewarded with a year of free fried chicken after hosting a Korean group stuck during a blizzard. On Dec. 23, a group of Korean tourists traveling in a van and their driver got stuck in the middle of a......

 2023-01-10 16:38 

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Fugitive nderwear boss arrested in Thailand...

The de facto chairman, who resigned in 2021, is also facing a slew of charges of corruption, including one that involves Democratic Party (DP) Chairman Lee Jae-myung....

 2023-01-10 11:01 

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Death penalty sought for Korea's 'Sindang Station stalker killer'...

Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded the death penalty for Jeon Joo-hwan, who was sentenced to nine years in prison last September for stalking and illegally filming the woman he is charged with murdering....

 2023-01-10 11:01 

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Pricey plant...

A piece of wild ginseng weighing 415 grams that a climber picked on a mountain range between the city of Suncheon and the county of Hwasun in South Jeolla in November last year. It is estimated to be worth more than 680 million won ($546,000)....

 2023-01-10 11:01 

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Rift widens between Yoon and Na Kyung-won...

There has been speculation that the conflict is tied to an upcoming election within the People Power Party to pick its leader....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Unfortunately named toothfish near top of Korea's fish export list...

As always, dried seaweed and tuna were Korea's No. 1 and No. 2 exports in the agricultural and fishery food products category in 2022. No. 3 is the surprisingly creepy looking and unfortunately named toothfish....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Processing parcels...

Workers process parcels for door-to-door delivery services at a logistics center in Seoul on Tuesday ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, which runs from Jan. 21 to 24....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Stocks rise for fifth day as investors cross fingers on rates...

Shares ended higher Tuesday, extending the winning streak to a fifth day despite concerns over the Federal Reserve's aggressive rate hikes following hawkish Fed officials' comments. The won fell against the dollar. The Kospi added 1.12 points, or....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Beefing-up imports...

U.S. beef is displayed at a retail outlet in Seoul on Tuesday. According to U.S. data, Korea is set to become the largest importer of U.S. beef for the second straight year last year, with its imports amounting to $2.45 billion from January-November....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Hankyoreh in turmoil after reporter tied to Daejang-dong scandal...

The editor-in-chief of the Hankyoreh newspaper resigned Monday after one of his senior reporters was sacked for borrowing money from a key figure in a major corruption scandal....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Chinese court rules Wemade can decide what to do with its IP...

A Chinese court ruled in favor of Wemade in relation to multiple lawsuits against the Korean game publisher over adaptation rights. The lawsuit was filed by Actoz Soft, a Korean game company subsidiary of Chinese game publisher Shengqu Games. Actoz.....

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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Korea, U.S. work on IRA incentives for local EVs...

Seoul and Washington will work out their differences on the American law on tax credits for electric vehicles (EVs), said Second Vice Foreign Minister Le Do-hoon in a press conference with the U.S. under secretary of state for economic growth......

 2023-01-10 10:05 

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LG U+ customer data hacked, 180,000 affected...

LG U+ disclosed Tuesday that personal information of around 180,000 of its customers has been leaked....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

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Harman's rebound comes at just the right time for Samsung...

Six years ago, Samsung Electronics purchased Harman for $8 billion. Performance since then has been mixed....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

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Park Eun-bin, Kim Min-ha to attend Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles...

Actors Park Eun-bin of "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" and Kim Min-ha of "Pachinko" will attend the upcoming 28th Critics Choice Awards on Jan. 15 in Los Angeles, according to their agencies on Tuesday. The ENA series "Extraordinary Attor...

 2023-01-10 09:09 

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Youn Yuh-jung signs with Hollywood management firm Creative Artists Agency...

Actor Youn Yuh-jung signed with Hollywood management firm CAA (Creative Artists Agency), according to the actor's staff on Tuesday. Youn, a veteran star who debuted in 1966, was the first Korean actor to win an Academy Award, in 2021. She took ......

 2023-01-10 09:09 

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Prosecutors take over Itaewon tragedy probe and raid 10 sites...

Prosecutors raided the Yongsan Police Station, Yongsan District Office, Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency and National Police Agency Tuesday in their investigation of the Itaewon crowd crush tragedy....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Energy Solution may replace SK On in Turkey battery venture...

The U.S. carmaker initially signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SK On for the project last year, but the previous deal appears to have fallen through. Local media reports cited the unfavorable market conditions....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK Telecom tells employees to get back to the office...

Companies are starting to put limits on the number of days employee's are allowed to work from home, some three years after the Covid-19 outbreak first pushed people out of the office....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Mother Land' marks first Korean feature-length stop-motion animation film released in 45 years...

"Mother Land" is a new Korean feature-length stop-motion animation film, the first such release in 45 years. It took over three years of finger-aching work to make. The first stop-motion animation released since "Kongjui & Patchui" in 1978...

 2023-01-10 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea fines 12 carmakers and importers for safety violations...

Korea will impose 17.9 billion won ($14.44 million) in fines on 12 manufacturers and importers of vehicles that sold vehicles that failed to meet safety standards, the transport ministry said Tuesday....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean won's rebound continues as rate worries diminish...

The won is on a relentless tear driven in part by investors betting inflation will be tamer than expected and rate rises may slow or stop....

 2023-01-10 09:09 

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[VIDEO] Gareth Bale's best Tottenham Hotspur goals...

Gareth Bale announced his retirement from professional football on Monday. Bale played for Tottenham for six years early in his career, returning for a seventh year on loan in the 2020-21 season. Here are some of his best goals for the London club....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

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Celtic, Minnesota table offers for Cho Gue-sung: Reports...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors have reportedly received offers from Scottish club Celtic and U.S. side Minnesota United for star forward Cho Gue-sung, with Mainz 05 of the Bundesliga also still in the picture....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's study hard, play hard culture can be a surprise for international students...

Korean students are well-known for their educational fervor, and universities are no exception....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tesla explodes moments after driver pulled from burning EV...

A Tesla exploded just moments after the driver was pulled from the burning wreck by passersby on a highway in Sejong Monday. Fifty firefighters and 17 fire trucks were sent to the scene, and it took them an hour and 18 minutes to extinguish ......

 2023-01-10 08:13 

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Boy band WayV to embark on global fan meet tour...

Boy band WayV will embark on a global fan meet tour, starting with Seoul, according to its agency Label V on Tuesday. The first event of "2023 WayV Fanmeeting Tour [Phantom]" will take place on Feb. 11 on 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Kyung Hee ......

 2023-01-10 08:13 

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Yoon Suk Yeol heads to UAE and Davos starting Saturday...

President Yoon Suk Yeol will make an eight-day trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a state visit and Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum from Jan. 14 to 21....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

[FOOD COURT] The best places to eat near Seoul National University...

Seoul National University isn't only known for its hard-working students, but also for the trendy restaurants in the nearby Sharosu-gil area....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Global economic funk gives Korea a current account deficit...

Korea had a current account deficit in November, its first in three months, as exports fell amid fears of a global recession....

 2023-01-10 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Trypophobes, look away: Yayoi Kusama is working with Louis Vuitton...

One of the most celebrated artists on the planet, renowned for her signature polka-dotted works of art, is collaborating with Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton has incorporated 93-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's symbolic motifs and imagination......

 2023-01-10 08:13 

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NewJeans' 'Ditto' reaches No. 8 on Billboard’s Global 200...

Girl group NewJeans ranked at No. 8 on Billboard's Global 200 with its song "Ditto," according to an announcement by Billboard on Monday. The song also ranked at No. 4 on this week's Global 200 Excl. U.S. chart. This is NewJeans' highe...

 2023-01-10 08:13 

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KCGI is acquiring Meritz Asset Management...

The Korea Corporate Governance Improvement (KCGI) fund is acquiring Meritz Asset Management....

 2023-01-10 07:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gaho's 'Start' music video from 'Itaewon Class' soundtrack surpasses 100M views...

The music video for singer Gaho's "Start," part of the original soundtrack for the hit JTBC series "Itaewon Class" (2022), surpassed 100 million views on YouTube, according to the soundtrack production company Vlending on Tuesday......

 2023-01-10 07:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Monk Jeong Kwan highlights virtues of good food in modern society...

What does it mean to eat well? The JoongAng Ilbo, an affiliate of the Korea JoongAng Daily, visited Buddhist monk Jeong Kwan, 66, who resides at Baekyang Temple in South Jeolla, expecting to hear some words of wisdom about her world-famous temple......

 2023-01-10 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

TvN’s hit entertainment show 'Earth Arcade' to return for second season...

TvN's hit entertainment show "Earth Arcade" is returning for a second season, according to an official of the cable channel on Tuesday. "We are currently in production for the second season," the official told local news outlets. "...

 2023-01-10 06:21 

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Suga departs...

Suga of boy band BTS departed Korea for Los Angeles through Incheon International Airport on Tuesday....

 2023-01-10 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul Metro files damage suit against advocacy group for subway protests...

Seoul Metro, the operator of the capital's subways, filed a damage suit against an advocacy group for people with disabilities related to its morning rush hour protests, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Government on Tuesday....

 2023-01-10 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Police reinvestigate prostitution allegations against opposition leader's son...

Police have reopened an investigation into sex trafficking allegations against the eldest son of opposition leader Lee Jae-myung at the request of the prosecution, following their earlier decision to clear him of the charges ......

 2023-01-10 05:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tomorrow X Together's fifth EP 'The Name Chapter: Temptation' passes 1.56 million pre-orders...

Pre-orders for boy band Tomorrow X Together's upcoming fifth EP "The Name Chapter: Temptation" surpassed 1.56 million copies, according to album distribution company YG Plus on Tuesday. The upcoming EP, for release on Jan. 27, is ......

 2023-01-10 05:25 

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New boy band BXB to debut on Jan. 30...

Five-member boy band BXB will debut on Jan. 30, according to its agency Wolfburn on Tuesday. BXB stands for "Boy By Brush," meaning that the members will paint an image of youth, the agency said. It will consist of members Jihun, Hyunwoo ......

 2023-01-10 05:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

China suspends short-term visas for Koreans in retaliation...

Beijing is suspending short-term visas for Koreans in retaliation for Seoul's restrictions on visitors from China, which it called "discrimination" against Chinese....

 2023-01-10 04:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Five Korean referees to officiate at 2023 Women's World Cup...

Five Korean referees have been appointed to the pool of match officials for the 2023 Australia-New Zealand Women's World Cup, FIFA announced Monday....

 2023-01-10 04:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to expand education, after-school care programs to support working parents...

The Korean government will diversify education programs and expand after-school care programs for elementary school students to support the country's working parents, according to the Ministry of Education....

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