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 2022-08-31 01:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTOB’s Changsub to release special single 'reissue #001 ‘Surrender’' on Sept. 8...

Boy band BTOB's Changsub is gearing up to release a special single "reissue #001 'Surrender'" on Sept. 8. On Wednesday, the singer's label Cube Entertainment released a concept photograph of Changsub on BTOB's official social m...

 2022-08-31 01:42 

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Korea suffers fall in production, consumption, investment in July...

Korea's industrial output, retail sales and investment declined together for the first time in three months in July amid heightened external uncertainty, data showed Wednesday....

 2022-08-31 01:42 

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Neighborhood of new presidential residence designated as military facility protection zone...

The new residence of Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol in Hannam-dong, Seoul, and the nearby area has been designated as a military facility protection zone for higher level of security, the defense ministry said Tuesday....

 2022-08-31 01:42 

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Korean government ordered to pay Lone Star $216.5 million...

An international tribunal has ordered the Korean government to pay U.S. private equity firm Lone Star Funds $216.5 million in compensation....

 2022-08-31 01:41 

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Korea reports 103,961 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday...

Korea reported 103,961 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, down 11,677 from the previous day....

 2022-08-31 00:45 

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Korea to drop pre-departure Covid-19 tests this week...

Korea will drop its pre-departure Covid-19 test requirement from Sept. 3....

 2022-08-31 00:45 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 이제 중국은 더 이상 ‘세계의 공장’ 아니다...

China is losing its luster as a manufacturing hub for Korean companies due to tensions between Washington and Beijing, strict Covid-related lockdowns and higher labor costs....

 2022-08-30 10:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's future is bright and green ― environmentally and financially...

Won Hee-ryong, minister of land, infrastructure and transport, sees a bright future where Korean companies can enjoy a construction boom abroad, with the government offering support to make the dream happen....

 2022-08-30 10:44 

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Korea's student population is dwindling, especially kindergarteners...

The number of students in Korean schools dropped 1.3 percent, data showed Tuesday, a grim reminder that the nation is heading off a demographic cliff....

 2022-08-30 09:49 

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Game, set, bronze...

Korea's libero Kang Sun-kyo, center, sets the ball during the 21st Asian Men's U20 Volleyball Championship bronze medal match against Thailand on Monday. Korea beat Thailand in three sets, 31-29, 25-16, 25-14, to win the bronze medal....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Criteria announced for CJ Cup's 78-man field...

The criteria to determine the 78-man field for the CJ Cup was announced Tuesday. This year's CJ Cup will take place at Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, South Carolina, from Oct. 20 to 23, extending the tournament's exodus from Korea for another ye...

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Serena Williams begins what may be her final Grand Slam with a V...

Serena Williams opened what is set to be her last Grand Slam with a victory, beating Danka Kovini of Montenegro in two straight sets in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Post-pardon pic...

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong takes photos with employees at the Samsung SDS Jamsil Campus in eastern Seoul on Tuesday. Lee was given a special presidential pardon on Aug. 15....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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[NAVIGATING CRISES] Supply-chain crisis forces a big business rethink...

Korean companies are holding high-level meetings to address supply-chain issues as disruptions have held up production and led to cascading bottlenecks in the global economy, where shortages in one place daisy-chain to the other side of the world....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Im Chang-jung's new girl group mimiirose to debut next month...

Veteran singer-songwriter and actor Im Chang-jung's new girl group mimiirose is set to debut next month. The girl group released the track list of its debut EP...

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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DoubleU Games to pay $145.25 million to settle consumer protection lawsuit in U.S....

DoubleU Games, a local social casino game developer, will pay $145.25 million to settle a consumer protection lawsuit put forward against its subsidiary in the United States, the company said Tuesday. DoubleU Games and International Game ......

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Seoul tries to get Thaad battery going through assessment...

The Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that it will conduct an environmental impact assessment of the U.S. military's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) antimissile battery as preparations begin to normalize the system's operation....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Korea's Yoon backtracks on renewables and ups nuclear in energy mix...

Yoon's renewable goal will be 21.5 percent of the total, down from Moon's 30-percent target. The president will take nuclear to 32.8 percent from the previous government target of 23.9 percent....

 2022-08-30 09:48 

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Typhoon may or may not be coming Korea's way...

A very strong typhoon might land in Korea this week, less than a month after heavy rains caused massive flooding and at least 14 deaths....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ambassadors in aerospace...

Ambassadors to Korea from 16 countries visit the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) headquarters in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang, on Tuesday. KAI said Tuesday that it had invited ambassadors to show them projects such as......

 2022-08-30 08:52 

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Naver signs MOU with Vietnam's Phenikaa, an online education company...

On Friday, it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Phenikaa, the biggest education service company in Vietnam....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

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Doosan Enerbility signs dry cask MOU with 8 companies...

Doosan Enerbility said Tuesday that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with eight nuclear equipment suppliers in Korea, in a bid to boost the radioactive waste disposal business both at home and abroad....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Give peace a chance...

Unification Minister Kwon Young-se, fourth from left in front row, and guests pose for a group photo at the Korea Global Forum for Peace at the Millennium Hilton Hotel in Seoul on Tuesday....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

President calls new leader of DP to congratulate him...

President Yoon Suk-yeol asked the new chief of the Democratic Party (DP) to support economic legislation in a phone call Tuesday morning....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Former AOA member Jimin to compete on JTBC's 'Second Word'...

Former girl group AOA member and rapper Jimin is making a return to the local entertainment scene after a two-year hiatus following allegations she bullied one of her fellow group members. Jimin will compete in...

 2022-08-30 08:52 

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Kasa Korea logistics center to pay dividend for a 4% return...

Kasa Korea is distributing the first round of dividends to investors in a logistics center in Cheonan, South Chungcheong....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

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Hwang Ui-jo, Hwang In-beom make Greek Super League debut with Olympiacos...

Hwang Ui-jo and Hwang In-beom made their Greek Super League debut with Olympiacos FC on Monday night at Theodoros Kolokotronis Stadium in Amiklon, Greece....

 2022-08-30 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nuke test site in North isn't flooded: Beyond Parallel...

Satellite images from the past week show only minor flood damage at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear testing site, suggesting the regime's seventh nuclear test is delayed due a political decision, not the weather, according to a U.S. think tank....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

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Korean Air Force participates in Pitch Black drill in Australia...

The Korean Air Force will be participating in the Pitch Black drill, a biennial multinational large force employment warfare exercise, in Australia from Aug. 29 to Sep. 7, the Air Force said Tuesday....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

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Actor-singer Jang Keun-suk to star in new Coupang Play series 'Chronicles of Crime'...

Actor-singer Jang Keun-suk is set to return to the small screen for the first time in four years in a new Coupang Play series titled...

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Incheon International Airport to hold fine art storage facility by 2026...

A fine art storage facility will be located at the Incheon International Airport by 2026, according to the airport Tuesday....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks rise almost 1 percent as retail investors buy shares...

Stocks finished higher Tuesday, as investors moved to buy beaten-down shares while digesting the possibility of the U.S. Federal Reserve keeping its aggressive monetary tightening stance....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bank of Korea's Rhee nonplussed by Powell's hawkishness...

Bank of Korea Gov. Rhee Chang-yong said the central bank's monetary policy direction remains unchanged following hawkish remarks from the U.S. Fed chief in Jackson Hole over the weekend....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Loona's Yeojin in stable condition after collapsing on stage during concert in Mexico City...

Loona member Yeojin is recovering after collapsing on stage during the girl group's concert at the Pepsi Center in Mexico City on Sunday, according to her K-pop agency BlockBerry Creative on Tuesday....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonbuk tie with Pohang as Ulsan continues to lead K League...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors were held to a 2-2 draw on Monday by the Pohang Steelers at Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonju, unable to close the leaderboard gap with the leader Ulsan Hyundai who also were held to a 1-1 draw on Saturday....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

639-trillion-won 2023 budget proposed by Yoon government...

The increase is the smallest since the 3.7 percent increase in 2017. When supplementary budgets are included, 2023's budget is lower than 2022's. If would be the first drop in 13 years, unless extra budgets are passed next year....

 2022-08-30 07:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Meet the YouTubers raising awareness about their disabilities online...

A hero or a victim. Disabled people have been portrayed as one or the other in the Korean mainstream media — someone who struggles with or "overcomes" their disability. Some people have stepped up in the YouTube sphere in hopes to show that ...

 2022-08-30 07:00 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Chem doubles down on carbon nanotubes for batteries...

LG Chem is building a fourth carbon nanotube plant in the country to meet the rapidly growing market for electric vehicle (EV) batteries....

 2022-08-30 06:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea can't ignore human rights in China, says U.S. envoy...

South Korea and the United States should hold countries like China responsible for human rights, the new U.S. ambassador to Seoul said in a lecture Monday....

 2022-08-30 06:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

Song Kang-ho to take lead role in new drama series 'Uncle Sam Shik'...

Cannes' Best Actor recipient Song Kang-ho will star in a drama series for the first time in his 32-year acting career. Production company Slingshot Studio announced that Song will take the lead in a 10-part television series titled...

 2022-08-30 06:03 

Korea Joongang Daily

New reality game show 'The Zone: Survival Mission' to premiere on Disney + on Sept. 8...

A new reality game show with comedian Yoo Jae-suk will premiere in September on Disney +. Titled "The Zone: Survival Mission," the show stars Yoo, actor Lee Kwang-soo and singer-actor Kwon Yu-ri. The cast is given missions to escape eight......

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