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 2022-08-11 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks rise 1.73 percent on low U.S. inflation reading...

Stocks jumped 1.73 percent Thursday, taking a cue from an overnight Wall Street rally after softer-than-expected U.S. inflation data helped ease worries about a dramatic rate increase by the Federal Reserve, analysts said....

 2022-08-11 08:13 

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Slew of celebrities donate to victims of floods...

A cluster of stars, including Kim Hye-soo, Han Ji-min, Park Jin-young, Yim Si-wan and Kang Tae-oh, are making donations to help those impacted by the heavy rains that hit the central regions......

 2022-08-11 08:13 

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SK bioscience eagerly awaits final approvals for Covid vaccine...

SK bioscience researchers were hurriedly conducting the final examination on the SKYCovione Covid-19 vaccine Wednesday afternoon at L House with the hope that it could be released as soon as the end of the month....

 2022-08-11 08:13 

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Boy band g.o.d. discusses plans for concert with all five members...

Boy band g.o.d is discussing plans for a concert with all five members, according to local reports Thursday. "Members are all positive about the concert," according to an insider of the group. "They are currently discussing it, but the end-of-...

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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U-20 women's squad start World Cup campaign against Canada...

The Korean U-20 women's football team will kick off their World Cup campaign on Thursday evening with their opening Group C game against Canada at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica....

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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Lee Kun-hee exhibit at National Museum of Korea to go on world tour...

Yoon Sung-yong, the newly appointed director-general of the National Museum of Korea, said Thursday that the popular Lee Kun-hee collection that is currently being exhibited at the museum as the special exhibit "A Collector's Invitation" will ...

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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Beijing wags finger at Seoul on Thaad, Three No's...

Just a day after a foreign ministers meeting Korea hailed as friendly and frank, the Chinese Foreign Ministry rekindled the debate on a U.S.-led antimissile system — and told Seoul to keep to past promises......

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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Champions...

The Korean team celebrates after beating Denmark to win the International Handball Federation's Women's Youth World Championship in Skopje, North Macedonia on Wednesday....

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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NC Dinos sign Matt Dermody to replace Wes Parsons...

The NC Dinos on Thursday announced the signing of former major league pitcher Matt Dermondy for $220,000 after releasing Wes Parsons last week....

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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Fried chicken price war erupts, and some eateries crying foul...

The fried chicken wars are back as supermarkets sell buckets of birds at market-busting prices....

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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NCT Dream rescheduling is well and good, but what about Red Velvet?...

The rescheduling of boy band NCT Dream's concert has sparked an outcry for equal treatment of all artists — in this case, girl group Red Velvet under the same agency SM Entertainment. On Wednesday, SM Entertainment announced that NCT Dream would...

 2022-08-11 07:16 

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Seoul E-Prix comes screeching onto the streets of Jamsil this weekend...

The Hana Bank Seoul E-Prix kicks off Saturday in Jamsil, southern Seoul, with the final two races of the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and the crowning of this season's champion....

 2022-08-11 06:19 

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Boy band Omega X to embark on U.S. tour in October...

Boy band Omega X will go on a U.S. tour titled "Connect : Don't give up" from October. A poster released by the band's agency SPIRE Entertainment Thursday revealed that the tour will begin in Boston on Oct. 1, then move on to 13 cities suc...

 2022-08-11 06:19 

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GS Retail to close all its Lalavla stores by end of November...

CJ Olive Young looks set to solidify its front-runner position in the health and beauty store market, with GS Retail's announcement that it will shut all of its Lalavla stores....

 2022-08-11 06:19 

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Daughter of 'Gangnam Superman' from Monday's heavy rains, speaks up...

The daughter of the man nicknamed "Gangnam Superman," who was filmed clearing out garbage blocking drains with his bare hands near Gangnam Station in southern Seoul in the midst of record heavy rains Monday evening, spoke up online Thursday......

 2022-08-11 06:19 

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The woman behind girl group NewJeans refuses to follow any formulas...

NewJeans entered the K-pop scene on July 22 and quickly became one of the most-talked-about girl groups. When introducing this highly-anticipated launch, one phrase sufficed — "Min Hee-jin's girl group." Known as a "genius creative d...

 2022-08-11 06:19 

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Actor Han So-hee to resume filming of 'Gyeongseong Creature' after injury...

Actor Han So-hee will return to the set of the currently filming tvN drama series "Gyeongseong Creature" after suffering a minor facial injury while shooting an action scene on Aug. 3. "Han is planning to return to the set of 'Gyeongseong....

 2022-08-11 05:22 

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Kurly selling Korean food via Alibaba subsidiary in Singapore...

Kurly started selling its Korean food products on RedMart, Singapore's largest e-commerce marketplace, the retailer said Thursday....

 2022-08-11 05:22 

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aespa's 'Girls' sets record by topping Circle Chart's monthly album chart...

aespa's second EP "Girls" set a new record for K-pop girl groups, according to SM Entertainment Thursday. "Girls," which was released on July 8, sold over 1.64 million copies last month and ranked No. 1......

 2022-08-11 05:22 

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Beat the heat Korean-style with a bubbling bowl of samgyetang...

There is a Korean proverb that says even a tiny grain of sticky rice on the lips feels heavy during the dog days of summer. As temperatures shoot above 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) and the humid, steamy Korean heat begins yet again,.....

 2022-08-11 05:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blackpink's 'Born Pink' album reservations open today...

Reservations for Blackpink's second full-length album "Born Pink" open today. "Born Pink" marks the globally popular girl group's return to the music scene after a year and 10 months. Its last full-length album "The Album" ...

 2022-08-11 05:22 

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2022.8.12 Hotel Events...

Grand Josun Jeju Through Nov. 30: Grand Josun Jeju, a luxurious resort hotel brand by the Josun Hotels and Resorts at Seogwipo, Jeju Island, released its "Autumn Voyage" package allowing guests to fully enjoy the beautiful Jeju Island this autumn....

 2022-08-11 03:28 

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BoA tests positive for Covid-19...

Singer BoA was confirmed positive with the coronavirus, according to SM Entertainment Thursday. "BoA tested positive for Covid-19 and is receiving treatment and rest under quarantine," the agency said through its global fan community Kwangya....

 2022-08-11 03:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Ga-ram posts on social media 21 days after being kicked out of Le Sserafim...

Kim Ga-ram, a former member of girl group Le Sserafim, uploaded a post on social media in 21 days after HYBE terminated its contact with her due to a school bullying scandal. Through her friend's Instagram on Wednesday evening......

 2022-08-11 02:31 

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Korea's torrential rain death toll rises to 11...

The death count due to record heavy rains across central regions of the Korean peninsula stood at 11 as of Thursday morning, according to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters....

 2022-08-11 02:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

Starbucks Korea recalls formaldehyde-fused bags...

Starbucks is voluntarily recalling its formaldehyde-fused bags, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy....

 2022-08-11 01:34 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 김재중, 9월에 정규 앨범 발매와 함께 아시아 투어 예정...

Singer Kim Jae-joong will return to the music scene next month with a full-length album, according to his agency C-Jes Entertainment Thursday....

 2022-08-11 01:34 

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Korea's Covid-19 cases dip but remain in 100,000s...

Korea's new confirmed cases of Covid-19 fell slightly from the day before to 137,241 Thursday. The number of critically ill patients remained high, at 418, while there were 59 deaths....

 2022-08-10 23:39 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coupang beats expectations with $75.5 million quarterly loss...

Coupang reported a net loss of $75.5 million in the second quarter, compared to a loss of $518.6 million in the same quarter the previous year....

 2022-08-10 13:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4...

Samsung Electronics introduced its foldable duo — the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 — in New York on Wednesday, hoping that the newest high-end line could turn around faltering smartphone sales caused by slowing demand....

 2022-08-10 11:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Boogi says come to Busan...

A rice paddy is decorated with a gigantic picture of Boogi the seagull, the mascot for the Busan Expo 2030, on Aug. 10 in Busan....

 2022-08-10 11:18 

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Summer sales...

Advertising banners promote the Korea Grand Sale summer special event, which runs from Wednesday to Aug. 31 in collaboration with Seoul Festa 2022, in Myeong-dong, central Seoul, Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

When Seoul floods, underground class feels it hardest...

Authorities continue to search for missing people after Monday's unprecedented flash floods exposed the acute vulnerability of low-income Seoul residents who live in banjiha, or semi-basement apartments....

 2022-08-10 10:21 

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Displaying their best...

A visitor looks at display screens installed at the K-Display 2022 (Korea Display Exhibition) held at COEX Hall in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 10:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

U.S. has returned 31% of Yongsan base...

The U.S. military returned 31 percent of land at the Yongsan base in central Seoul as of last month, according to the Land Ministry, a step toward the building of a national park there. "A total of 764,000 square meters [around 190 acres] of land......

 2022-08-10 10:21 

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Deliciously cheap...

An employee displays a container of fried chicken at a discount mart in Seoul on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

More funds to be committed to nuclear industry revival...

It is committing 130.6 billion won ($99.8 million) this year, up from the previously announced 92.5 billion won....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Jun-seok hasn't given up on leading PPP yet...

The ousted chairman of the People Power Party (PPP) said he filed for a court injunction Wednesday to block the party's switch to a new leadership structure....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Arrival testing rules change for short-term visitors to Korea...

Foreigners arriving at the Incheon, Gimhae and Jeju airports for short-term stays will have to take PCR tests for Covid at an airport testing site within a day they arrive....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

GS Holdings reports 936.3 billion won net profit, up 355%...

GS Holdings reported a net profit of 936.3 billion won ($713.5 million) in the second quarter, jumping 355 percent on year, helped by its oil refining subsidiary business....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Taste of Hansik] Cold bibim kalguksu is the ticket to a refreshing summer...

Kalguksu, or knife-cut noodles, is commonly served in warm broth in Korea. However, for anyone who wants to get the most out of the noodles' texture, a cold dish version may be just the ticket. The dish in question: bibim kalguksu....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon Suk-yeol stung by criticism over going home on rainy Monday...

President Yoon Suk-yeol offered his apologies on behalf of the government Wednesday over the damage caused by torrential rainfall this week....

 2022-08-10 09:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

HMM's net profit hits 2.9 trillion won in the second quarter...

HMM reported a net profit of 2.9 trillion won ($2.2 billion) in the second quarter, surging 1,293.4 percent on year helped by higher freight rates....

 2022-08-10 08:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

KT reports Q2 net profit of 363.4 billion won, a 2 percent decline on year...

KT on Wednesday reported a net profit of 363.4 billion won ($277.3 million) for the second quarter, a 2 percent decline on year. The figure fell short of the 375.3 billion won analyst forecast compiled by FnGuide....

 2022-08-10 08:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks decline 1.5 percent as technology shares fall...

Stocks fell Wednesday, with tech heavyweight Samsung Electronics dipping 1.5 percent, dented by dismal earnings projections by big U.S. tech firms, like Micron Technology, that pointed to a further slowdown in global chip demand....

 2022-08-10 08:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

For tech companies, NFTs are still seen as a good bet...

Tech companies jumping into non-fungible tokens (NFT) despite the market weakening since earlier this year. In an attempt to attract consumers to the NFT market, tech companies in and outside of Korea are trying to make it easier ......

 2022-08-10 08:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Carter' debuts at No. 1 on Netflix's weekly viewership chart of non-English films...

Director Jung Byung-gil's action thriller...

 2022-08-10 08:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Emergency Declaration' takes flight after ten years...

In a way, director Han Jae-rim's "Emergency Declaration" was a prophecy of what's to come for the world as it continues to battle its way through the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the director, however, when he initially received the ide...

 2022-08-10 08:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Park tries to assuage Wang on chips in Qingdao...

If Korea meets with the United States to discuss semiconductors, it is not meant to isolate any specific country, Foreign Minister Park Jin told China's top envoy Wang Yi on Tuesday. "Minister Park made it clear that the recent decision by......

 2022-08-10 08:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shinsegae Inc.'s net quadrupled in second quarter...

Shinsegae Inc. reported a net profit of 82.2 billion won ($62.7 million) in the second quarter, jumping 394 percent on year....

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