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 2022-07-01 07:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Highlight's Yang Yo-seop apologizes for Kakao chat kerfuffle...

Boy band Highlight's Yang Yo-seop apologized in an Instagram story on Thursday for "excluding others" from an informal chat he held with fans a day earlier. "Yesterday [Wednesday] evening, many fans tuned into the [Kakao] open chat and I d...

 2022-07-01 07:10 

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HYBE's ADOR label teases launch of first girl group...

Min Hee-jin, chief branding officer of K-pop powerhouse HYBE and CEO of its independent music label ADOR, teased the launch of ADOR's first girl group on Friday. In large electronic billboards across Gangnam District, southern Seoul, short clips......

 2022-07-01 07:10 

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Korea trade deficit hits a record $10.3 billion in the first half...

Korea's exports in the first six months totaled $350.3 billion, a 15.6 percent year-on-year increase and a record. Imports rose 26.2 percent to $360.6 billion....

 2022-07-01 06:14 

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Moon Geun-young to screen three short films at Bifan...

Actor Moon Geun-young, who is also a film director, will screen three short films at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Bifan) from July 7 to 17. According to Bifan's website, "Abyss" (2021), "Be In My Dream" (2021) and...

 2022-07-01 06:14 

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Park Byung-ho moves up to No. 4 on KBO's career home run ranking...

With six home runs over the last five games, KT Wiz slugger Park Byung-ho has moved up to No. 4 on the KBO's career home run ranking....

 2022-07-01 05:15 

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Yoon meets with British, Canadian prime ministers in Madrid...

President Yoon Suk-yeol and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid on Thursday, pledging to work together to reduce international dependence on Russian energy and develop renewable alternatives......

 2022-07-01 04:17 

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[Lifehacks] Keep solo living spotless with these home cleaning apps...

A lot of people look forward to moving out of their parents' house and moving into their first home, taking the opportunity to arrange things how they want without the stress of nagging parents demanding that rooms are kept tidy....

 2022-07-01 04:17 

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KARD sells more than 20,000 copies of 'Re:'...

Co-ed group KARD sold more than 20,000 copies of its latest EP "Re:" in the week since it was released on June 22, DSP Media said Friday. According to data from Korea's album sales tracker Hanteo Chart, this number is five times more than its....

 2022-07-01 04:17 

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[WORD_ON_THE_WEB] 'I hope the result comes out as soon as possible'...

A police investigation into allegations People Power Party (PPP) Chairman Lee Jun-seok received sexual services as a bribe is picking up speed....

 2022-07-01 04:16 

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Song Hye-kyo to attend Fendi's F/W Couture show in Paris...

Actor Song Hye-kyo will attend Fendi's Fall/Winter (F/W) 2022 Couture Collection show, which will be held in Paris on July 7, the Italian luxury fashion house said Friday. Song was seen leaving Incheon International Airport for Paris on the same......

 2022-07-01 02:23 

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ITZY to release 'Sneakers' on July 15...

Girl group ITZY is set to release the lead track "Sneakers" from its upcoming EP "Checkmate" on July 15. JYP Entertainment unveiled the tracklist on the group's social media channels Friday. "Checkmate" has seven songs: "Sn...

 2022-07-01 01:26 

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[THINK ENGLISH] 사카모토, 유희열 ‘아주 사적인 밤’ 표절 아니다라고 말해...

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto said he believes Korean singer and songwriter You Heeyul's "A Very Private Night" has "similarities4; to his piece "Aqua" but does not think "it is on the level of requiring any legal actio...

 2022-06-30 22:37 

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Dong-A Pharmaceutical’s FATION toner pads help beat the heat...
 2022-06-30 11:07 

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40 and counting...

Washington-based Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) President Kathleen Stephens moderates a panel discussion...

 2022-06-30 11:07 

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Rates are rising...

Public utility fees for both electricity and gas will go up starting July....

 2022-06-30 11:07 

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Samsung Engineering acquires 24% stake in Vietnam-based DNP Water...

Samsung Engineering acquired a 24 percent share of DNP Water, a Vietnamese water supply company, for $41 million, the Samsung affiliate said Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks fall almost 2% for second straight session...

Stocks plunged by almost 2 percent Thursday to slump for a second straight session amid recession woes and a dim outlook for the chipmaking sector. The won rose against the dollar....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

Electronics companies dealing with a 'mountain of inventory'...

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are facing historically-high inventory levels as demand for electronic devices weakens and the world finds itself awash in everything from smartphones to appliances....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

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Shinhan Chairman acquitted by Supreme Court...

The chairman of Shinhan Financial Group was acquitted by the Supreme Court of unfairly interfering in hiring processes at Shinhan Bank....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

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Lending rates for households in Korea rise to highest in 8 years...

Banks' average lending rates for households in Korea rose to the highest level in about eight years in May, in line with the central bank's aggressive push to raise borrowing costs to tackle fast-rising inflation, data showed Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

Bodies identified in family tragedy, but not cause of deaths...

Police investigating the deaths of 10-year-old schoolgirl Cho Yoo-na and her parents, whose corpses were found inside a car off the waters of Wando, South Jeolla, said Thursday that autopsies failed to determine the exact cause of their deaths....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

There's Wally!...

Employees dressed in Wally, or Waldo, costumes pose at The Hyundai Seoul, a branch of Hyundai Department Stores, in Yeongdeungpo District, western Seoul, on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

Exhibit honors role of Koryoin in Korea-Kazakh relations...

The Koreans who traveled 4,000 miles across Central Asia and the former Soviet Union states, also known as Koryoin, nearly a century ago remain an important link in Kazakhstan-Korea relations, said the top envoy from the Central Asian nation at......

 2022-06-30 10:11 

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Hyundai Motor, Kia, Hyundai Mobis forming HMG Global in U.S....

Hyundai Motor, Kia and Hyundai Mobis will establish a company in Delaware in an effort to expand their presence in the U.S. auto market....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

Posco Chemical to work with British start-up on EV batteries...

Posco Chemical said Thursday it has agreed to cooperate with a British battery start-up on the development and supply of electric vehicle battery components....

 2022-06-30 10:11 

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Fuel tax cuts...

The fuel tax cut will be expanded to 37 percent from the current 30 percent starting July....

 2022-06-30 09:16 

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Retailers are jumping through hoops to keep prices low...

Discount marts and convenience stores are bending their own rules and buying communities in huge quantities early to help customers deal with inflation. They are even redefining what qualifies as a blueberry....

 2022-06-30 09:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

STAYC to release new album after five months in July...

Girl group STAYC will return to the music scene with a new album in July. According to its agency High Up Entertainment, the girl group "has recently finished filming a music video and is readying themselves with final preparations before the come......

 2022-06-30 09:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rains pound capital, but other parts are dry...

Torrential rain pounded the capital and central regions on Thursday, with roads inundated and damage reported across the country....

 2022-06-30 09:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yunchan Lim, back in Korea, says he and his piano are still the same...

Pianist Yunchan Lim, who surprised the world with his performances during this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, which came to an end on June 18 in Fort Worth, Texas, returned to Korea with a gold medal on June 29......

 2022-06-30 08:19 

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5% minimum wage increase recommended, falling short of inflation...

The minimum wage will rise to 9,620 won ($7.40) an hour in 2023, up 5 percent....

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shoo of S.E.S. to feature in campaign against gambling...

Shoo of disbanded girl group S.E.S announced through her Instagram that she participated in a campaign against gambling. "I shot for a campaign to root out gambling for the Korea Center On Gambling Problems," she wrote on her post. "This cente...

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Film composer Justin Hurwitz to hold concert for Jecheon International Music & Film Festival...

A special concert by the film composer behind "Whiplash" (2015) and "La La Land" (2016), Justin Hurwitz, will be held at Airfield Stage on Aug. 13 for the upcoming Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (Jimff). Hurwitz is planning......

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Hae-rym looks to defend title at McCol Mona Park Open...

The McCol Mona Park Open with SBS Golf starts Friday at Birch Hill Golf Club in Pyeongchang, Gangwon as a three-day 54 hole event, with Kim Hae-rym competing as defending champion....

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Symposium on Korea and EU to be held Friday...

A symposium on the future of strategic relations between Korea and the EU will be held at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in Dongdaemun District, eastern Seoul, on Friday....

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Wavve original show 'Marry Queer' hosted by Hong Seok-cheon to begin next month...

Wavve's original reality show "Marry Queer," centering around dating and relationships of LGBTQ couples, will launch on the streaming platform on July 8. On Thursday, the streaming platform released a poster of the three MCs — Shin Dong-...

 2022-06-30 08:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

[INTERVIEW] SsangYong Motor hoping for hit with Torres in Chile...

SsangYong Motor is very good at making SUVs and pickup trucks, at least judging by sales in Chile....

 2022-06-30 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Europeans catch on to Korea's spicy ramyeon...

Korean ramyeon brands are catching on in Europe. A stack of Nongshim's Shin Ramyun cup noodles was displayed at a discount mart near Interlaken Ost station in Switzerland on June 16, waiting to be sold....

 2022-06-30 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

More exchanges...

Kyung Hee University and the University of Tubingen sign a memorandum of understanding on promoting mutual exchanges on June 24. At the signing ceremony, Kyung Hee University's President Hahn Kyun-tae......

 2022-06-30 07:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Energy Solution signs MOU with Compass Minerals...

LG Energy Solution signed a memorandum of understanding with Kansas-based Compass Minerals for supplies of lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide, key raw materials in electric vehicle (EV) batteries....

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon Suk-yeol debuts on international stage with NATO speech...

President Yoon Suk-yeol told NATO leaders Wednesday that the way to lead North Korea to denuclearization is by showing firm resolve....

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Undo'...

Singer-songwriter Heize, right, discusses her second full-length album "Undo" during Thursday's online press conference. The album, which dropped the same day, is her first full-length release in more than three years. "Undo" features ...

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Min-jae is back in action — and in trade rumors...

Fenerbahce center back Kim Min-jae was back in action on Wednesday in a friendly against Qatari side Al-Shamal, returning to the Turkish club amid speculation that he is likely to be on the move again this summer....

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Electronics and SM Entertainment form Fitness Candy...

Fitness Candy, 51 percent owned by LG Electronics and the rest by SM, will introduce an app with subscription-based healthcare content services by September at the earliest, according to the companies....

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nooks and crannies of Korea's Blue House tell a history of their own...

The Blue House's Main Office Building opened its doors to the public on May 26. A long line of visitors buzzing to see the building that housed Korea's past presidents forms outside the building every day. On weekends, the line to get ......

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

One rapper finds her way back from fentanyl addiction...

Satsuki wants to go public with details of her fentanyl addiction, although they might embarrass her, so others will avoid the path she was lured down....

 2022-06-30 07:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Top-tier clubs take all four spots in the FA Cup semifinals...

The 2022 FA Cup is now a four-horse race between top K League 1 clubs Ulsan Hyundai, FC Seoul, Daegu FC and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors....

 2022-06-30 06:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

'SMTown Live 2022: SMCU Express' to be held offline in Suwon...

SM Entertainment is holding an offline concert with its artists titled "SMTown Live 2022: SMCU Express @Human City_Suwon" at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, Gyeonggi, on Aug. 20. This will be the entertainment agency's first offline concert ...

 2022-06-30 06:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seezn to release original film 'Another Record: Lee Je-hoon'...

Local streaming platform Seezn will release an original film titled "Another Record: Lee Je-hoon" in August. The film, which will be exclusively available on Seezn, is based on actor Lee Je-hoon's imagination — his dreams, idealistic......

 2022-06-30 06:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonbuk manager Kim Sang-sik to coach Team K League against Spurs...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors manager Kim Sang-sik will take the helm of Team K League, a squad of the Korean league's best players that will take on Tottenham Hotspur in an exhibition game on July 13....

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